Returning to Rapture on the eve of its downfall
Irrational Games, and Ken Levine in particular, have been known for creating games with innovative narratives and unique gameplay. BioShock Infinite is no different, and we expect the same for the remaining downloadable cont...
BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea set on the eve of Rapture's downfall
Irrational Games revealed the intentions for their remaining BioShock Infinite downloadable content plans to follow up the Clash in the Clouds DLC: Burial at Sea, a Booker and Elizabeth tale set on the eve of Rapture's down...
Clash in the Clouds is an arena-based combat game
We're here folks! Breathe that big ol' sigh of relief because by midday you'll see BioShock Infinite's first piece of downloadable content, Clash in the Clouds, available for download on the PC through Steam.
Clash in the C...
Super Best Guide is the best guide to super games!
Happy Indie Pendants Day! Your ol' pal Jim Sterling is British, which means he has to hide indoors today, lest the Americans find and murder him. Fortunately, it's allowed me time to polish my ultimate guide to BioShock Infinite, the hot new game everybody's talking about.
Learn the best tactics, the most useful skills, and the weapons you'll need to blow Columbia up! What a lovely time.
Late-July announcement confirmed
With the lack of specifics on Irrational Games' first major DLC for BioShock Infinite, I had almost forgotten it was happening, but then again, I'm not a season pass holder. For some of you, "Columbia's Finest" was an unpleas...
This is NOT part of the Season Pass nor is it story related DLC
While we sit and wait patiently for the Season Pass story DLC for BioShock Infinite (despite zero updates from Irrational), Steam has launched a new add-on for the game, titled "Columbia's Finest." Essentially, this is a $4.9...
Welcome Humans! I am ready for you.
A remake for Logan's Run is in the works, and it's surprisingly going to be written by BioShock Infinite's master guru, Ken Levine. He isn't leaving Irrational Games or anything like that; he is just writing this as a side pr...
Alternate reality that is, har har har!
Are we past the point where I can stop warning people about spoilers? Well just in case, don't watch this if you haven't beaten BioShock Infinite yet. Actually, this won't even make sense until you have gotten all the way th...
NECA Toys making huggable Songbird
Irrational Games has teamed up with NECA Toys to produce cute little Songbird plushies. The plushie comes in at 7" tall, has an outstretched wingspan of 14" from tip to tip, and is going for $55.
The design was created by sen...
A 2K employee's LinkedIn page outs the info
Not much has been said about post-release content for BioShock Infinite to this point, but some juicy morsels of information may have dribbled out today. If a 2K employee's LinkedIn page is to be believed, the first DLC ...
BioShock board game rules
Read how cardboard Columbia will function
We first heard about BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia just a few weeks ago, and this week, Plaid Hat Games has released a PDF of the game's rulebook for your perusal. Board game geeks may want to read it from cover to...
Art book shows a new perspective of Columbia
Almost a month after its release, BioShock Infinite is still on my mind, but not for the reasons you might suspect. If you grow tired of seeing the game plastered on just about every gaming website, magazine, and TV comm...
Last week, Jim and I were both on Destructoid’s new video series The Question. We took opposite positions of a question that seems to be tearing through a lot of the game world right now: “Is BioShock Infinite too...
"Would you kindly?"
In the previous debate we welcomed the new Tomb Raider installment with a debate against its predecessors in the series. Every single game in the series received at least one vote, so it was fulfilling to see it be a close ra...
Made in America
According to Google, "Boxer Rebellion", "Pinkerton" and "Wounded Knee" have been trending lately. BioShock Infinite is teaching gamers about the American history that often evades classrooms, churches, and homes. After years ...
Schrödinger's cat: dies, died, will die
First off, there are major BioShock Infinite spoilers in the above video. Don't watch it if you haven't finished the game.
While playing through BioShock Infinite, I wondered how well researched the science was behind some o...
'It always ends in blood'
"I want a BioShock where we have the OPTION to resolve confrontation without the use of guns," said one gamer to me today.
As I consider his comment, I can't help but think more and more it's like saying you want a Metal Gear...
On voxel cloud nine
What!? WHAT!? A mere two weeks in the public's hands and already someone has recreated BioShock Infinite's floating city of Columbia in Minecraft!? What madness!
Actually, this project was completed three months ago. For a mi...
Even more to choose from
Are you using the standard box art for BioShock Infinite, the reversible Songbird cover, or something else entirely? Developer Irrational Games has provided even more custom covers should you want to go the latter route, and ...
We answer The Question
[Every week, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!]
The BioShock franchise is lauded as having some of the most intelligent narrative in all of videogames, but is that quality being overshadowed by its extreme violence? Answer The Question for yourself in the comments.
Witness Columbia come to life
BioShock Infinite is without a doubt a great looking game. Fact. The concept art is no different, and artist Ben Lo shared a bunch of concept pieces he created for the game over on his personal blogspot.
Most it involves the ...
What's it mean?
This isn't really a spoiler, but you're probably better off avoiding whatever this is about anyway.
I imagine we're going to be discovering a lot of hidden secrets in BioShock Infinite over the next few months. The latest di...
Don't watch this if you haven't beaten the game yet!
DON'T look at this until after you've beaten BioShock Infinite. Seriously, come back after you have.
For the rest of you that have cleared the game, you're about to have your minds blown.
Pre-order now for a $25 discount
The Internet is abuzz about Irrational's long-awaited BioShock Infinite. Amidst all of the discussion and praise for the videogame, Plaid Hat Games has announced BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia, a board game adaptati...
Would you kindly give it a view?
Just this past weekend I finished BioShock Infinite, and as a huge fan of the original BioShock this game did not disappoint. I'm still thinking about the story and making new revelations -- and it's been two days ...
Get your suspenders ready
2K Marin may be reworking its 2010 first-person shooter XCOM into a different title entirely. Just last week, Take-Two Interactive had registered three domain names; thebureau-game.com, thebureau-game.net and whathappene...
Why do we care what our mom thinks about videogames?
It’s ironic that I once wanted games to be validated by my mom so badly, since now I give her worrisome glances as she cycles through her reality TV programming. I think we all have that one game that we think will b...
Using the Konami code
Those looking for a heightened sense of challenge from BioShock Infinite will want to give the game's 1999 Mode a look. Although most players will gain access to this difficulty option by clearing the game normally, it can al...
Ken out of Ten
BioShock Infinite reviews finally went live across the board today, and while I'm sure we all expected a positive showing, we maybe were not quite prepared for the veritable outpouring of critical acclaim.
Of course, De...
Jimquisition happens every Monday!
The game industry doesn't want female characters. That is allegedly the message publishers have been sending to developers.
As female characters get hidden from the front covers of games and projects with leading ladies are ...