Watch: System Shock reboot vs Enhanced Edition graphics comparison

Classic sci-fi horror adventure System Shock is getting a reboot by Nightdive Studios. Though it’s currently in its embryonic pre-alpha phase and still raising money on , there’s a demo of the remake available so we decided to give it a spin and see how it compares to the Enhanced Edition of the original adventure (which was also spruced up by Nightdive Studios).

This video covers the visual changes System Shock has undergone between then and now, but if you want to know how the gameplay has been altered, we recently about the studio’s vision for this reboot.

For more on the System Shock remake, our Martin Robinson , calling Nightdive’s approach “a Kickstarter campaign done right.” Indeed the crowdfunding campaign is going well so far with $680k of its $900k goal met after only three days.

System Shock reboot launches Kickstarter campaign, offers free demo

The – which is now being billed as a full fledged “reboot” – has now launched a , complete with a .

“We want to demonstrate our commitment and passion for System Shock by providing a fun and exciting experience to potential backers,” developer Nightdive Studios stated. “This demo represents the look and feel that we want to achieve with the final version we’ll deliver to you, our backers. Please be aware, this is a proof of concept; the PERFORMANCE, FEATURES, and VISUALS are subject to change. We hope you enjoy your time aboard Citadel Station! SHODAN eagerly awaits your arrival…”

While this is Nightdive’s first time taking on full development duties (it previously only ported lost classics like Turok, Strife, The 7th Guest, and System Shock 2), the Vancouver, WA-based studio significantly staffed up the place with an impressive pedigree of industry veterans.