All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘BioShock’

Final ‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Out Today

2K and Irrational Games today released the final DLC installment for BioShock Infinite. The content is the second episode of the Burial at Sea story DLC and wraps up the dimension-spanning tale of BioShock Infinite. BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode Two continues right where Burial at Sea – Episode One left off. The DLC puts players back into …

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Irrational Games Shutting Down, Levine To Form Smaller Team

Irrational Games is one of the most celebrated developers of all time. Its most popular games – System Shock 2, BioShock and BioShock Infinite – are always brought up when discussing narrative in first person shooters. Its games also happened to be major blockbuster hits so a new game from the studio was assumed to be a sure fire thing. …

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‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Coming March 25

Just last week 2K released a new preview for its upcoming BioShock Infinite DLC. The preview teased returning BioShock characters and a new, intriguing situation but was light on the details when it came to the content’s release. Today that oversight has been remedied. 2K today announced that BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea episode two will be released for PlayStation …

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New ‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Previewed

It has been nearly one year since the release of BioShock Infinite. Since that time the game has received numerous mentions on game-of-the-year lists and just this month was one of the free games features through Sony’s PlayStation Plus service. Back in November, around the time new consoles and big annual titles were making their debut, 2K released Burial at …

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‘BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea’ Episode One Out Today, Launch Trailer Released

Nearly eight months after the release of BioShock Infinite, 2K and Irrational Games have released the first campaign DLC for the game. Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea part one is now available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Players will once again take on the role of Booker DeWitt, though this time they will navigate the underwater city of …

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First ‘BioShock Infinite’ Campaign DLC Out November 12

When BioShock Infinite released earlier this year, publisher 2K Games also began selling season passes for upcoming DLC for the title. Fans waited months before a stop-gap challenge map pack DLC was released. The first DLC may have been disappointing to BioShock fans, but 2K also used that occasion to tease what players really wanted – a new story-based campaign, …

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See a Functioning Rapture in New BioShock DLC Clip

Though BioShock games can certainly be fun to play, the titles are lauded more for their story than their first-person-shooting. The two episodes of BioShock Infinite‘s Burial at Sea DLC, then, are much more anticipated than the already-released Clash in the Clouds. The story DLC will take player back to Rapture, the setting of BioShock and BioShock 2. A teaser …

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‘BioShock Infinite’ DLC Video Teases Return to Rapture

Early this year, Irrational Games released two Mockumentaries previewing the world of Columbia, the floating city that served as the setting of BioShock: Infinite. The docs were made in the style of old 70s documentaries on paranormal or mysterious topics. The series was titled “Truth From Legend” and subtitled “Columbia: A Modern Day Icarus?” Now, with an all-new DLC story …

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Bioshock Infinite DLC Launches Today, Next Up Is a Return to Rapture

Bioshock Infinite DLC is here, and more is coming. Starting today, the decidedly less-exciting Clash in the Clouds will be beginning its rollout. And soon, episode 1 Burial at Sea will launch, taking us back to the underwater city of Rapture right before the fall. “This first add-on pack puts an intense focus on BioShock Infinite combat. Combine weapons, Vigors, …

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Do Want: Bioshock, Portal, and Skyrim as Little Golden Books

If there are two things that my future children will be acquainted with at an early age, its Little Golden Books and Bioshock. One artist has put the two together (along with Portal and Skyrim) to create some killer mashups. “As the sun sets on this current generation of video games, I’ve been thinking about some of the classic games …

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BioShock Infinite Trailer Reminds You That It Launches Tomorrow

BioShock Infinite – one of the most anticipated game of 2013 – finally launches tomorrow.. To make sure that you don’t forget, Irrational Games have thrown together one final trailer for the title: There’s not much new in the trailer as we’ve already seen pretty much everything that doesn’t fall within spoiler territory. The game still looks incredibly fun though, …

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BioShock Infinite Dev Diary Details The Creation Of Elizabeth

Elizabeth and her role in BioShock Infinite is still largely one big question mark. That’s not going to change until the game launches next week, but the developers are providing an in-depth look at how the developers brought her to life. More specifically, this latest dev diary focuses on the four women who helped bring Elizabeth to life. BioShock Infinite …

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Skyhooks May Prove More Deadly Than Guns In BioShock Infinite

Painkiller wouldn’t be what it is without its titular weapon – the Painkiller. It’s a small device with three spinning blades that causes all kinds of havoc on the battlefield. I’m not saying that BioShock Infinite flat out copied anything, but its Skyhook, which up until now was used to traverse the sky rails of Columbia, has proven itself to …

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New BioShock Infinite Mockumentary Delves Into The Origins Of The Songbird

Late last month, the folks at Irrational Games started up a mockumentary series about Colombia, the fictional floating city in BioShock Infinite. The first episode covered the origins of Colombia as a marvel of American engineering gone rogue. The second episode, released this morning, delves into the origins of the Songbird and what it means to the people of Colombia. …

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New BioShock Infinite Trailer Brings Blood, Drugs, and a Fallen Angel

The first teaser trailer for BioShock Infinite was tantalizing. After spending two games traipsing around below the ocean in Rapture, seeing the sunlight through the clouds surrounding Columbia was a shock. Now, with the release of the game less than two months away, 2K and Irrational are spilling all of the game’s secrets. The entire opening scene of the game …

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BioShock Infinite Mockumentary Explores The Origins Of Columbia

I may not have been the biggest fan of the original BioShock, but I absolutely adored the world of Rapture. I was more concerned with finding the audio logs from its residents more than I was the central narrative because I had to know more about the underwater hell I was exploring. BioShock Infinite’s Columbia inspires similar feelings of awe …

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BioShock Infinite Prequel eBook is Coming, Free with Pre-Order

2K Games and Irrational Games today announced that an eBook prequel to the upcoming BioShock Infinite video game will soon be released. BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt will be released for the Kindle bookstore on February 12. Readers can pay $3 to download it, but a free copy of the novel comes with every BioShock Infinite pre-order as well. The …

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BioShock Infinite Will Be A Proper PC Game When It Launches

Being a PC gamer used to be a horrible experience. Developers would focus solely on the console version, and port over an ugly mess that only served to insult PC gamers who invested hundreds of dollars into a machine just so that they could play better versions of games. Thankfully, more developers are beginning to prioritize PC development and make …

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BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition Coming Mid-January

2K Games and Irrational Games today announced that a bundled re-release of BioShock and BioShock 2 will soon be available. BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition will be released in North America on January 14 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It will cost $30 and 2K has stated that the bundle will be available in other countries “at a later …

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BioShock Infinite Opening Scene Revealed

The opening scene of BioShock was one of the most memorable parts of that newly-classic game. A dramatic plane crash, fire on the open ocean, and a mysterious landmark that leads to a formerly glorious underwater dystopia. For BioShock Infinite, Irrational Games is taking players back to that memorable place with an opening scene that recalls many of the same …

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More BioShock Infinite Gameplay Revealed

It’s not clear when the Spike Video Game Awards became premiere night for early 2013 release titles, but this weekend’s award ceremonies were packed with exclusive looks at upcoming titles. 2K Games and Irrational Games were in on the action, releasing a nice chunk of gameplay footage for the upcoming BioShock Infinite. This new video comes just days after it …

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BioShock Infinite Delayed Once Again

In a move that wasn’t entirely unexpected, Irrational Games announced this week that BioShock Infinite has been delayed once again. The game will now be released on March 26, one month later than expected. A Joystiq report quotes Irrational Games Creative Director Ken Levine as stating the studio needed the extra month to polish the title and fix bugs. Levine …

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GameFly Launches Steam-Like PC Client For Rentals and Purchases

GameFly, the video game rental service, today announced that its PC client is officially out of beta. The digital distribution platform now has over 1500 PC games for purchase, and “hundreds” of games to play for free with a subscription to GameFly. There is also a Mac version of the client, but with significantly fewer titles. As a release present, …

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BioShock Infinite Board Game Announced, Trailer Coming This Weekend

Today PlaidHat Games announced that it is currently developing a board game based on the upcoming BioShock Infinite video game. The board game will be called BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia and pits players against each other as they fight for control of Columbia. The board game will come with 52 mineratures, including “11 different unique sculpts.” One of …

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BioShock Infinite Gets Two Collector’s Editions

We haven’t heard anything from Irrational Games or BioShock Infinite since the game was delayed in May. It was originally supposed to come out this month, but it’s now been pushed to February of next year. It’s all good though as it gives the team enough time to really make the game something special. To that end, the guys at …

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BioShock Infinite Delayed Until February 2013

BioShock Infinite was one of those games that I was really looking forward to this year. All the trailers and previews leading up to its original October release had myself, and many other games, super excited. Too bad that the game has been delayed. Take-Two Interactive announced today that BioShock Infinite has been delayed until February 2013. That’s a pretty …

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BioShock Infinite: The Siren Raises The Dead

The team at Irrational Games has consistently wowed gamers over the past three weeks with the reveals of the “totally not Big Daddy” Heavy Hitters in BioShock Infinite. To recap, first was the reveal of the Motorized Patriot, a robotic George Washington wielding a minigun. The next reveal was The Handyman, an enemy that’s about as close as you’re going …

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BioShock Director Drops Out, Movie Delayed (Again)

The film adaptation of the wildly popular first-person shooter, BioShock, is encountering more problems, as director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later, Intacto) announces he is no longer involved with the project. Fresnadillo tells Indiewire, “To be honest, by now, I’m completely out of that, and developing other stuff. Right now it’s on hold. The studio and the videogame company, …

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BioShock Infinite: Boys of Silence Bring The Noise

As promised, Irrational Games is here again to give us the skinny on the new “totally not a Big Daddy” Heavy Hitter from BioShock Infinite. To recap, the two Heavy Hitters revealed so far have been the robotic George Washington and The Handyman. The newest Heavy Hitter is the most disturbing one yet. Meet the Boys of Silence, the enemy …

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Bioshock Infinite Release Date Announced

We finally have a release date for Bioshock Infinite. 2K games has announced that the much anticipated title will be released on the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC on October 16, 2012. Internationally the title will be available on October 19th, 2012. Bioshock Infinite is the 3rd installment in the wildly successful Bioshock franchise. The first person shooter puts players …

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