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Deals

Thief, Tomb Raider, and more half price on Xbox Live


Deals for Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Mar 25
Xbox One deals straight from the console's digital marketplace itself are a welcome sight indeed. This week's Xbox Live sales are available to Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners alike from March 28 - 30: Thief (50 percent off), Tom... read
BioShock statue

Is Elizabeth your spunky waifu? Why not buy a $250 statue?


Highway robbery at sea
Mar 11
Here's a thing you can buy if you have too much money on your hands and don't want to give it to those in need: this limited run Noir Elizabeth BioShock Infinite statue is available for pre-order. It's $250, but only 400 were... read
BioShock

Irrational devs recall proudest moments from their last BioShock DLC


I'm getting a little veklempt
Mar 11
In this reflective look back at the soon-to-be released final DLC for BioShock Infinite, members of the team at Irrational Games talk about the elements of the experience they are most individually proud of. There are also l... read
1998 Mode

Irrational introduces 1998 Mode to BioShock Infinite DLC


Get your stealth on
Feb 27
One of the biggest and most widely-held criticisms of BioShock Infinite had to do with all the violence. Many thought that it did a disservice to the narrative by being too over-the-top. Irrational aims to make amends of... read
Bioshock Vita

So...whatever happened to Bioshock Vita?


Remember that?
Feb 21
Remember when Ken Levine went on stage at E3 in 2011 and held up a PlayStation Vita, championed the hardware, and noted that Bioshock would be coming to it? Well... he just disbanded Irrational Games. CVG reached out to ... read
Levine forming smaller team focused on highly-replayable narrative-driven games
"I am winding down Irrational Games as you know it," wrote co-founder Ken Levine in a post that comes as an utter shock. "I'll be starting a smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor at Take-Two. That is going to mean ... read feature

BioShock Infinite

Burial at Sea video reintroduces some familiar faces


Steven's better with the sea puns
Feb 12
It's not often that I post a video and recommend that nobody actually watch it, but here we are. Just like the preview clip from two weeks ago, this Burial at Sea: Episode Two behind-the-scenes video is full of spoilers... read
Hats!

BioShock themed goodies come to Team Fortress 2


Free with BioShock: Infinite Season Pass
Feb 09
Who doesn't love a shiny new hat, or two, to wear during their Team Fortress 2 shenanigans? Well if you've been looking to spruce up the old noggin with a little BioShock love, then Irrational Games has a treat for you..... read
Bioshock DLC

Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea 2 will drop in March


Finally, you get everything you bought with your Season Pass
Feb 05
Yesterday, we got word that Bioshock Infinite's Burial at Sea Episode 2 would be a tad longer than the first, now we know the exact release date -- a worldwide release of March 25th for PC, PS3, and 360. The DL... read
BioShock DLSea

BioShock Infinite's next Burial at Sea DLC will be longer


DLSea
Feb 04
One of the (perhaps less serious) criticisms levied at the first part of BioShock Infinite's Burial at Sea was that it was rather short at its hour or two run time. I'm not one to be upset with games for being too short, but ... read
Burial at Sea

The Burial at Sea: Episode Two trailer might ruin the fun


It gets a little spoilery
Jan 28
So, I have about a million things that I want to say about this BioShock Infinite Burial at Sea: Episode Two trailer, but can't for running the risk of spoiling it for those that want the purest experience possible. If ... read

Podtoid 279: Troy Baker's Next-Gen Ice Bucket


Also: Beards
Jan 22
An outbreak of evil fungus resulted in the untimely deaths (and scheduling conflicts) of Jonathan Holmes and Andy Dixon, so this week's gritty post-apocalyptic Podtoid is only Max Scoville, Conrad Zimmerman, and Caitlin Cooke... read
BioShock movie

Here's some concept art for that dead BioShock movie


It captures the games quite well
Jan 17
The folks over at Comic Book Movie have picked up some concept art for the defunct BioShock film, which was set to be directed by Gore Verbinski, and written by The Last Samurai's John Logan. The project fell apart over ... read
BioShock Infinite free

BioShock Infinite your next PlayStation Plus freebie


Plus Proteus on sale
Jan 13
Bioshock Infinite will be free for PlayStation Plus subscribers tomorrow. Now its price matches the amount of American flags and murderous patriots in the game. Freedom! Maybe at that price you can then stomach its premium DL... read
BioShock Infinite

The Tea Party doesn't understand BioShock Infinite


Conservative group confuses satire with propaganda
Dec 16
Satire: the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. It's not every day when an ultra-c... read
Deals

Amazon has the BioShock Triple Pack on PC for $15


Required playing
Nov 25
As part of its Black Friday deals week, Amazon has five noteworthy discounts on digitally-distributed PC games, including BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite bundled together for $15. It was not long ago that I was th... read
Review Round-up: Week ending 11/16
The Playstation 4 dominated this weeks review schedule and rightfully so. Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, Resogun, and Contrast dominated our postings -- and as of last night my Facebook wall (please turn off your notifications... read feature

A conflicted return to Rapture
BioShock Infinite was one of the most polarizing releases in recent memory among the gaming community. While a number of critics lauded it as an apex for Irrational, many fans were left feeling underwhelmed by certain facets ... read feature

Start your journey next month
2K has just announced that the first major DLC for BioShock Infinite, Burial at Sea: Episode 1, will be available on November 12th for $14.99 (or included with your Season Pass). This date is a worldwide release for the PS3, ... read feature

Ken Levine

Levine to receive recognition at Golden Joystick Awards


The show's first ever Lifetime Achievement award
Oct 23
Ken Levine, one of the most well-known and respected developers in the videogame industry, will be honored at this year's Golden Joystick Awards with a Lifetime Achievement award. Throughout the course of the show's 31-year h... read
2K Marin layoffs

BioShock 2, The Bureau dev 2K Marin 'essentially' closed


Bureau of bad news
Oct 18
Yesterday, Polygon got word of a massive layoff that hit BioShock 2 and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified developer 2K Marin. "We can confirm staff reductions at 2K Marin," the statement read. "While these were difficult decisio... read
Deals

Get Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition on PC for $18


Also, Civilization V for $9 and BioShock Infinite for $12
Oct 11
[Update: Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition has sold out at this price. The other deals still appear to be available.] It was only a couple of days ago that the Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition launched in North A... read
Jimquisition happens every Monday!
You were promised an episode on season passes, in the wake of Jimquisition complaining about downloadable content. There is a season for all things, and that season has come to pass. Here is a nice little bit of shouting on why season passes are ridiculous, and why it would behoove you to pass up on the bloody things. read feature

Spoilers, obviously
BioShock Infinite's Burial At Sea Episode 1 is on the way, and you can get a quick look at the first five minutes courtesy of Irrational Games above. Although there are obvious spoilers as to the setup of the DLC, not a whol... read feature

A cold, jaded lady
Warning: Minor plot/theme spoilers  BioShock Infinite - Burial at Sea: Episode 1 ends on an interesting note to say the least, and I'm curious to see what is in store for the next episode. When it was announced, Burial a... read feature

All assets have been redone, breathing in new life to Rapture
Warning: minor plot spoilers I swore hand over heart that I would not spoil the resolution of Burial at Sea, so that will remain a mystery until the rest of you fine citizens get to enjoy it before the holidays. However, to g... read feature

BioShock

BioShock 2 drops GFWL, adds Minerva's Den on Steam


Celebrate good times
Oct 03
It's been a long time coming, but Minerva's Den for BioShock 2 is worth the wait. The beloved DLC is now yours if you already owned the core game on PC -- otherwise, it's on sale for $4.99. What's more, Steam Achievements, Bi... read
2K Games

Rod Fergusson heading up new 2K Games studio


Working on an unannounced project
Sep 26
Former Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson left Irrational Games earlier this year after joining the team during the tail-end of development on BioShock Infinite. The fact that he moved on is no secret, but he has only today ... read
Jimquisition happens every Monday!
This week, Jim loads his gun and shoots holes in the argument that certain games suffer from ludonarrative dissonance, just because they're violent. Because really, people, that's not even what ludonarrative dissonance is! If you're gonna use big words to sound smart, use 'em correctly ... guttersnipes. read feature

Burial at Sea details

BioShock's Burial at Sea focuses on small scale, stealth


Sea you in Rapture
Aug 26
The intriguing BioShock Infinite DLC Burial at Sea features a return to BioShock 1's Rapture, prior to its downfall. Also, it's film noir as heck. Chinatown with splicers. I'm all about this; I'm always ringing the "more noir... read
Bioshock Burial at Sea

See Elizabeth's new duds in Bioshock's Burial at Sea


Are you enraptured by Elizabeth's bioshocking new look?
Aug 10
We recently got word that the next DLC for Bioshock Infinite would be the two-part Burial at Sea, which brings Booker and Elizabeth to Rapture on the eve of its downfall. Also, it's film noir as heck. Chinatown with splicers.... read
BioShock Infinite

BioShock Infinite is coming to Macs on August 29


Steam Play will be supported
Aug 02
Although console and PC fans are getting giddy for BioShock Infinite's new DLC, Burial at Sea, Mac users are pretty much left in the dust -- until August 29 that is, which is when the Mac version is hitting the market. This n... read






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