All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘BioShock’

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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