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Shadowrun: Hong Kong releases August 20th on Steam, GOG.com and Humble @ 10.00am PST / 6.00pm GMT+1

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Harebrained Schemes has just revealed the launch date for the just-take-my-money Shadowrun: Hong Kong that successfully robbed us blind of over $1.2 million through its Kickstarter campaign back in February this year.

Well chummer, our runners will be on a flight to Hong Kong this August 20th through Steam, GOG.com and Humble. The studio is making a number of changes to the game, like the Matrix.

Revamped Matrix for Shadowrun: Hong Kong as pledges surpass $700k, mini-campaign for $1 million

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It's a major overhaul for the Matrix in Shadowrun: Hong Kong from Harebrained Schemes as pledges have achieved $700k. Now the team will revise the "look, feel, and gameplay" of the Matrix.

They want it to feel more like you're "traveling in the digital world," as well as add new Intrusion Countermeasures. This isn't the last of the stretch goals because one just opened up at $1 million.

Shadowrun: Hong Kong achieves Expanded Magic stretch goal at $550k

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Harebrained Schemes' Kickstarter campaign for Shadowrun: Hong Kong continues its pledge drive with just under a month still left to burn, and today they've pushed through $550k for Enhanced Magic.

This means the team will be expanding the current magic system in Shadowrun to spice up the options for magic-users, like Shrine Spirits for Shamans, and Foci - enchanted weaponry for others.

Shadowrun: Hong Kong now over $400k in pledges, new runner unlocked

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The pledges just keep rolling in for Harebrained Schemes' Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter, with funding now past 400% their needed goal. It's floating around $427k right now, unlocking a new runner.

Gaichu is now able to join our party of Shadowrunners in Hong Kong; a former Red Samurai. The stretch goals are being vanquished one-by-one, and there's still over a month left on the clock!

Harebrained Schemes teases another Shadowrun Kickstarter campaign for January 2015

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It looks like Harebrained Schemes is planning to return to Kickstarter for another round of crowd-funding next year. Hard to argue with that decision, considering they made over $1.8 million the last time.

In fact fans of the excellent cyberpunk RPG Shadowrun Returns will be excited to see that, judging by a teaser image released yesterday, we'll be hitting the streets in our finest leather trenchcoats and sunglasses once more.

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