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Shank 2

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Shank 2
Shank 2 cover
Developers
Klei Entertainment
macOS (OS X) Alternative Games
Linux Alternative Games
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows February 7, 2012
macOS (OS X) December 19, 2012
Linux December 19, 2012
Taxonomy
Series Shank
Shank 2 on MobyGames
Shank 2 on Wikipedia
Shank
Shank 2010
Shank 2 2012

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

Key points

This game does not support cross-platform multiplayer.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Origin (unavailable)
Origin
[2]
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Shank 2\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.klei/shank2/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Shank 2\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.klei/shank2/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/102840/

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Origin
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Pressing Ctrl+G on OS X and Linux releases the mouse.

Input

In-game key/button map settings.
In-game key/button map settings.

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
1) Fan translation by «ZoG Forum Team», text and video hardsub.
2) Fan voice-over by «Mechanics VoiceOver»

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Shared-screen.
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op

Connection types

Issues fixed

Progression not saved

Level selection.
Level selection.
In some cases, Shank 2 on Windows will not save the player's progress.
Shank 2 game save workaround[3]
  1. Download a pre-existing Shank 2 savegame.sav file from here. This is not a blank file. However, you will be able to clear its contents should you wish to start a fresh game.
  2. Go to the installation folder.
  3. Make a folder called users
  4. Extract the savegame.sav file in the users folder.
  5. Start the game. To make sure that the game sees an actual save file, select Campaign Mode from the main menu.
  6. After choosing a difficulty mode, you should see the level selection screen.
  7. To erase the contents of the save file: select Help & Options in the main menu, then select Clear Save Data.

Run the game at screen refresh rate

Fullscreen mode defaults to 60 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Use Special K to set a custom refresh rate[citation needed]

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.
Linux

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista SP2, 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3400+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800 Ultra
ATI Radeon X1950 PRO
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800 Ultra
ATI Radeon X1950 PRO
512 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2.6
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3400+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800 Ultra
ATI Radeon X1950 PRO
256 MB of VRAM

References