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Why does BioShock Infinite need to be non-violent?

"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 game with the ...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite's Columbia recreated in Minecraft

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 minute there, I w...

 
 
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These BioShock Infinite alternate covers rock

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 I must say, the...

 
 
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Is BioShock too violent?

[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 overshad...

 
 
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Take a look at some of BioShock Infinite's concept art

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 city of Columbi...

 
 
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There's a secret in BioShock Infinite's ambient noise

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 discovery involve...

 
 
 
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BioShock Infinite goes cardboard in The Siege of Columbia

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 adaptation of the event...

 
 
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Enjoy all of BioShock Infinite in this 3.5-hour movie

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 since I have to...

 
 
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Take-Two possibly reworking FPS XCOM as new title

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 whathappenedin62.com. Afte...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite and my mom don't get along

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 be the game whic...

 
 
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How to play BioShock Infinite's 1999 mode from the start

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 also be unlocked ...

 
 
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Reviews Elsewhere: BioShock Infinite

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, Destructoid's own...

 
 
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Jimquisition: The Creepy Cull of Female Protagonists

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 passed over in ...

 
 
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Review: BioShock Infinite

A game of exceptional quality is exceptionally rare, rarer than generous review scores and excited praise in the high profile videogame market may indicate. There are games of unquestionable caliber that, while few in number, become games t...

 
 
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PAX: Voicing Elizabeth meant collaboration and abuse

One of the main things that Irrational Games has really pushed in its marketing for BioShock Infinite is the relationship between the player-controlled character Booker DeWitt and the young woman Elizabeth that he's tasked with retrieving f...

 
 
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PAX: Ken Levine: Players can be psychopathic alcoholics

At the Irrational Games panel at PAX East today, the team behind BioShock Infinite talked about the challenges of player agency in the game specifically when interacting with Elizabeth, the player's constant companion. "The player can be a&...

 
 
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Ken Levine denies $200 million BioShock Infinite budget

Yesterday, it was suggested BioShock Infinite was among the most expensive videogame projects of all time, costing a rumored $200 million to produce. According to director Ken Levine, such a catastrophic amount certainly wasn't seen by his ...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite among most expensive games of all time

[Update: For his part, Ken Levine has denied reports of a $200-million budget. We are in the process of getting a full response.] Developers, like Rockstar, have bragged in the past that games make more than films at the box office, so why...

 
 
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Creating BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth

With BioShock Infinite's impending release, Irrational and 2K are showing off how the team created Elizabeth, Booker's enthusiastic companion. It's always interesting to see how many people are integral to the creation of a single characte...

 
 
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Ken Levine talks multiplayer in BioShock Infinite

With BioShock Infinite mere days away from release, I sat down with Irrational Games' Ken Levine this week to discuss exactly how the game has changed over the past five years of development, and what he envisions for the future of th...

 
 
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The game industry doesn't want female heroes

Remember Me is currently in development under the watchful eye of Capcom, but the story of a woman who can "remix" peoples' memories had to do a lot of fighting to exist. According to creative director Jean-Max Morris, the industry at ...

 
 
 
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Hang out with the new BioShock Infinite TV ad

BioShock Infinite is out next week and this new CG trailer shows off the two main heroes trying to survive another day in the flying city of Columbia. No gameplay is shown off, but rather the ad focuses on the intense action while fluffing...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite's full voice cast is revealed

We've known the names of the voice actors behind the characters of Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth in the upcoming BioShock Infinite for a while. Now Irrational Games has revealed the whole cast of actors who'll be filling the rest of the voice...

 
 




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