Episode 34: System Shock 2

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Irrational Games' System Shock 2 is a cult classic hybrid game that straddles several genres: FPS, RPG, and action adventure. It also boasts an amazing science fiction story and some seriously spooky ambiance. In this episode, I offer the history of the game, showing how it can trace its lineage back to Ultima Underworld, a game with which it shares some very intriguing parallels. Like UU, SS2 was not originally conceived as a sequel, nor did it sell very well despite becoming very popular and influential later on. You can download the video here.


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I think a PSP can play the

I think a PSP can play the same video files you would use for iPhone (h.264 video and AAC audio), so that shouldn't be a problem at least.

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