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Underworld Ascendant Review – Unworthy Descendant

What was it like to play Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss? Beyond its myriad technical achievements, the world of the Abyss was a place that felt alive. Banished for a…

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Learning The Rope Spell – A Return to Underworld Ascendant

At the very beginning of 2018, I discovered Underworld Ascendant at PAX South. At the time, the team just had a small demo that threw me into the thick of things.…

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Underworld Ascendant Release Date Announced

OtherSide Entertainment released a new trailer for Underworld Ascendant today at Gamescom 2018, and it includes its long-awaited release date: November 15. It is the spiritual successor of the Ultima Underworld games, developed by…

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Underworld Ascendant’s Failures Are Part of The Fun

While I’m familiar with the Ultima’s place in the video game canon, as well as the history of the immersive sim, Underworld Ascendant has not been on my radar. Computer RPGs are…

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Starbreeze Publishing System Shock 3, Investing $12 Million In Funding

On Tuesday, Starbreeze AB announced that they had signed a publishing agreement with Otherside Entertainment, whereupon $12 million will be invested to bring System Shock 3 to PC and ‘other platforms.’…

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Warren Spector Shocks Industry by Returning for System Shock

Famed developer and educator Warren Spector has returned to game development. Today Spector, 60, announced on twitter that would be working with OtherSide Entertainment, a company formed by Paul Neurath in…

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Underworld Ascendant Releases Prototype to Backers

Recently, OtherSide Entertainment has been in the news for another announcement they made, that they are working on System Shock 3. However in that hoopla, what may be forgotten is that…

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System Shock 3 Announced By Otherside Entertainment

A teaser website and tweet from Otherside Entertainment has revealed that the rumored System Shock 3 is indeed in development. https://t.co/T2wi5k2EGs System Shock 3! pic.twitter.com/qJ4UDRUuPw — OtherSide (@OtherSide_Games) December 14, 2015 The domain…

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System Shock 3 Teased

It would appear that a sequel to one of the most influential first-person shooters, System Shock 2, is being made. A company called OtherSide Entertainment has launched a teaser site…

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Underworld Ascendant’s Kickstarter Begins

There are few RPG franchises that are both as venerated and little known to the wider gaming audience than the Ultima Underworld series. Despite it’s now relative anonymity, the Ultima Underworld series has…