Master time to become the ultimate weapon! Dr. Aiden Krone has made a Time Jump across the space-time continuum - a reckless act with frightening consequences. Now, a disturbing alternate reality has evolved within the bleak and rain-soaked Alpha District.
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Very Positive (535 reviews) - 81% of the 535 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 30, 2007

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Master time to become the ultimate weapon!
Dr. Aiden Krone has made a Time Jump across the space-time continuum - a reckless act with frightening consequences. Now, a disturbing alternate reality has evolved within the bleak and rain-soaked Alpha District. Armed with the experimental Beta Suit, you alone are able to slow, stop and reverse the flow of time. Only with this ability can you lead the uprising to victory and put an end to Krone's madness.
  • Harness time as the Ultimate Weapon: Slow, stop and reverse the flow of time to destroy your enemies
  • Unleash a powerful arsenal of weapons and vehicles in 24 combat missions
  • Up to 16-player multiplayer, featuring the use of time grenades in 14 different maps, allowing for unique style of slow, stop and reversal of time
  • Completely customize your multiplayer experience with over 40 different features to fit your style of gameplay

TimeShift only supports multiplayer connectivity over LAN or direct connection.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows(R) XP with latest service pack installed or Windows Vista™
    • Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 2.0 GHz or AMD(R) equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) 6600 128 MB DirectX(R) 9.0c-compatible card with Pixel Shaders 2.0b support or equivalent (ATI(R) Radeon(R) x700) with latest DirectX drivers
    • DirectX: DirectX(R) 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB free hard drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
    • Note: TimeShift only supports multiplayer connectivity over LAN or direct connection
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The Scare Master
( 9.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
took a guys gun and shot him in slowmotion then rewinded it and shot him again 10/10
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melonbeton
( 10.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
On medium it took me 10 hours.
KI is not as good as the one of F.E.A.R,, but close to it.
With the time stopping, forwarding and backwarding you have an unfair advantage - and they are used for some minor puzzles.
Story is forgettable - and dat ending, dat bossfight... My oh my!
Game has its lenghts (even if it´s only 10 hours on medium...or as they call it "hard")- you run around from checkpoint to checkpoint, kill some enemies, do some minor task - and that´s it.
If you don´t move over a certain line the enemy doesn´t engage you.
Game mechanics are fine.
Even for today graphics, and effects are good - not outrageously excellent, but very solid.
Soundtrack is ok, but nothing that stay is one´s memory.


I still recommend it if it is on sale.
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Kraizim
( 10.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Good old school FPS. The combat is fast paced, the weapons feel great, and the time control mechanics work great. The graphics also hold up well.

Beyond that there isn't really anything else to get invested in. The story is forgettable and not well presented. There are no characters to follow or care about, and no major memorable action set pieces.

It is just you, your guns, and a lot of bad guys to kill. Which is still worth your time when executed properly, as it is here.
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^^NLM^^
( 7.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
Story - 8
Graphics - 8
Sound - 6
Gameplay - 7
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Overall: 7.25/10
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fable200k
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
I bought this game again for a bit of nostalgia. Fair to say it was a great re-purchase. Loved the mechanics and the style of this game.
I'll get around to playing it fully again but I just wanted to let everyone know it's definetly a must buy.
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Harinezumi
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 11
Played the beta of this one, was hyped and cool.
Recently bought the full game, spent 2 days on it, we-e-e-ell... No.
No is a perfect word.

Time powers? No. Game adjusts timers and cooldowns as creators had planned ahead of you.
"Okay, man, scripted parts are okay, but otherwise you can do what you want!" - again no, your "mana" meter won't allow you to. It won't be time-travelling kung fu out there, but just spamming Time Stop once in 7 seconds to insta-regen health and continue dodging tons of bullets.

Cool fighting? No. Grab the most overpowered guns in game and hope nobody shpongles charged plasma in your backside.

Cool graphics? Oh well, 2.5 out of 5. Backgrounds and levels are nice and linear, NPC are ugly, and you never see yourself in game. Even hands.

Cool storyline? Err... well, they explained basically nothing. HInts don't tie up into solid story, and there wasn't a solid story to begin with. Even motives and build-up are missing.

Cool multiplayer? Go get Unreal Tournament and forget this, srsly.

Cool cinematics? Yes, 5 seconds each. But hey! - we'll get a nude female once in a while there! Worth it!

My verdict - complete waste of time on our side and questionable waste of money and resources on developer's side.
gg 2 ez.
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Tegiminis
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
I wish I could TimeSHift to before owning this game.
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Shap7ShifTR
( 6.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 8
It's painful to play this game. Stiff controls, bad cinematics, not responsive-lauzy gameplay. Most of the game copied from Half Life and in a bad way.
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Remasta
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 6
A unique fps game. Bought it on sale. One of the must-have games.
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FLOW
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
so ♥♥♥♥
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Hope
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
When is the sequel being released ?
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Seanc821
( 15.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
This was a great shooter. It served it's purpose and I got lots of nice screenshots for memories and 18 hours of FPS timeshifting gameplay out of it. Plot wasn't too deep but it kept me going.

I had no technical trouble at all and ran it pretty wide open (except for maybe shadows) on a GeForce 790.

Enjoy. :-)
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[S]almon
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
A decent shooter from the 2008 era. Worth playing through if you buy it on sale. Will take about eight hours to complete.
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[xxxC0D-RULEZxXxX] Slik
( 5.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
Good game that seems to be heavily inspired by Half-Life 2, at least as far as gameplay is concerned. The highs aren't as high as Half-Life 2 but the lows aren't as low either. Story is not integrated into the game itself very well and is told as a series of 10-30 second cutscenes at the start of nearly every mission. The time control mechanic is a really great concept with medeocre execution, particularly in the few puzzles the game constructs.
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scoobyboy2
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
good graphics and good story for the year it came out
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Owlet VII
( 12.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
Didn't expect much from it but got a fun, fast paced and linear 10 hour campaign. The story is almost nonexistent and is pretty much just an excuse to run around and murder people with time manipulation mechanics. Your health regenerates and there are no pickups other than enemy dropped weapons and the occasional weapon chest, so you'll just be going forward all the time and obliterating everything on your way, which I usually find boring but the TimeShifting mechanics make it very enjoyable. I definitely recommend getting it on a sale.

WARNING: I tried running this game a few years ago on a machine with an AMD GPU and the game stuttered so much it was unplayable. It now works perfectly on my new Nvidia GPU, so be warned, it may not work on AMD GPUs!
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rol
( 42.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
I played it in 2016, it is still a great game. Manipulating time is great. Several nice weapons, like the bow. Nice battles. This is a MUST buy if you like games like Crysis, Wolfenstein, Singularity, Rage, Half life 2.
It's underrated, just like Singularity.
The original players in 2007 complained that the game lagged too much. In 2016, the game is fluent.
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Michael
( 7.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
A simple and enjoyable FPS with a well implemented, if a bit pedestrian, bullet-time mechanic.
The visuals are a bit too grey and drab, the plot tries to implay sophistication it does not has and there are no interesting characters to speak of.
Despite these flaws, the gameplay is solid, and the time-shift mechanic makes even the familiar puzzles- engaging.
On the nitpicky side: there are some annoying minor glitches that pop up here and there some level transitions are just jarring.
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King Chimera
( 7.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 22
Very Roar game
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
Story - 8
Graphics - 8
Sound - 6
Gameplay - 7
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Overall: 7.25/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
On medium it took me 10 hours.
KI is not as good as the one of F.E.A.R,, but close to it.
With the time stopping, forwarding and backwarding you have an unfair advantage - and they are used for some minor puzzles.
Story is forgettable - and dat ending, dat bossfight... My oh my!
Game has its lenghts (even if it´s only 10 hours on medium...or as they call it "hard")- you run around from checkpoint to checkpoint, kill some enemies, do some minor task - and that´s it.
If you don´t move over a certain line the enemy doesn´t engage you.
Game mechanics are fine.
Even for today graphics, and effects are good - not outrageously excellent, but very solid.
Soundtrack is ok, but nothing that stay is one´s memory.


I still recommend it if it is on sale.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
took a guys gun and shot him in slowmotion then rewinded it and shot him again 10/10
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
33 of 40 people (83%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 14
Buy this game.
Get a trainer.
Aquire unlimited time powers.
BECOME DIO.
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19 of 19 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 15
The great game that most of people passed by. Sadly.
One of the most underrated games, along with Singularity, that didn't find much popularity which it really deserves.

Fast-paced variety action with some traditional(but sexy) and exotic weapons plus tons of "fat" Insolent enemies i.e. oldschool difficulty even on medium plus time-controlling mechanics that works really cool and badass. There're even vehicle and airship levels.
From cons I can pick out the great scripting of the entire game and overall corridor gameplay. Also imo background music kinda sucks.

Well It's like F.E.A.R., but with more enemies, Half-Life like puzzles, more time-changing abilities, more fun and a lack of horror effect of course.
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
207.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 6
Fun game to speedrun.
Since I have destroyed the story and level design with hundreds of hours of exploiting the game for me at least, I can't really represent a normal opinion.
But I still think this is an underrated fun game, where you have abilities to outsmart your enemies, similar to Crysis.

Unfortunately I don't think the multiplayer support or community is still there, and you also have to patch the game manually via steam community guide and hope your drivers still launch the game, but once it works it is a fun singleplayer playthrough.

It was designed to be the first successful game to a new series, but it was just released in the wrong point in time. Valve's Orange Box, Beautiful Katamari, Tomb Raider Anniversary, Guitar Hero 3, The Witcher 1 and Cod Modern Warfare were released at approximately the same time, so most people didn't notice this game, sadly.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 4
Awesome Game.

This is the way games were meant to be!

Quality game with many aspects to gameplay, together with the interesting concept of a suit with time abilities. Throughout the game the suit's abilities are required to complete objectives or puzzles integrated into the gameplay. Along with being a pretty good shooter in itself this makes for a very solid title.

Much better then most of the new age games where lazy programmers subject players to mindless cutscenes and laborious QTE's.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
42.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 23
I played it in 2016, it is still a great game. Manipulating time is great. Several nice weapons, like the bow. Nice battles. This is a MUST buy if you like games like Crysis, Wolfenstein, Singularity, Rage, Half life 2.
It's underrated, just like Singularity.
The original players in 2007 complained that the game lagged too much. In 2016, the game is fluent.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 23
Didn't expect much from it but got a fun, fast paced and linear 10 hour campaign. The story is almost nonexistent and is pretty much just an excuse to run around and murder people with time manipulation mechanics. Your health regenerates and there are no pickups other than enemy dropped weapons and the occasional weapon chest, so you'll just be going forward all the time and obliterating everything on your way, which I usually find boring but the TimeShifting mechanics make it very enjoyable. I definitely recommend getting it on a sale.

WARNING: I tried running this game a few years ago on a machine with an AMD GPU and the game stuttered so much it was unplayable. It now works perfectly on my new Nvidia GPU, so be warned, it may not work on AMD GPUs!
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 15
has less bugs than quantum break

huehuehue

no, but srlsy, buy it only once it's on sale
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Alt history FPS with timetravel based mechanics

Honestly the story is kinda forgettable but the enviroments are pretty nice to look at.

The timetravel abilities do get involved in puzzle stuff, its either annoying or fun

Id reccomend it for the abilitiy to kill the same guy over and over again
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
This was qauntum break before qauntum break was even a thing.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
Still plays well.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Buy it, play it, no regrets.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 18
This game is the dictionary definition of mediocre.
While there is nothing blantantly wrong with it, it does not excel in any department either.
Being able to control time at will sounds like a great mechanic but it is poorly implemented in this game.
During combat all you need to do is slow down time and you become virtually untouchable. which takes away any sort of tension during firefights. It seems the develepers tried to account for this by making enemy fire highly lethal (meaning a couple of shots to the face and you're dead), and by having enemies ambush you -- as if they come out of nowhere -- resulting in constant reloadings back to the previous checkpoint.
Even having purchased this game on sale I cannot recommended it since, despite giving it an honest try, it offers no entertainment value.
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
When is the sequel being released ?
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
251 of 287 people (87%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
Remake this game
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131 of 145 people (90%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.6 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: February 2
One of the most underrated fps ever. It's just incredible fun.
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65 of 70 people (93%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
This game is a hidden gem. You can control time, make it go slower, stop it or going back. It has good weapons, but you can carry 3 at a time plus grenades.
+ time control
+ weapons
Graphics are not bad.
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35 of 48 people (73%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 2
Great game. It uses the Havok physic engine, so it runs super smoothly. It handles a lot like Half-Life 2 and Painkiller because they both make use of the Havok engine, too. Really fun and different game.
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