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Yeah, Ken Levine didn't like BioShock's final fight either

Ken Levine has gone on record several times stating that he didn't like the way the climactic fight in BioShock turned out. Here's an example from as far back as 2011. This is not a new development. But Levine willingly ate crow again,...

 
 
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Exploring BioShock eleven years later

"No Gods or Kings. Only man." The banner that hung in the atrium of the bathysphere terminus where BioShock's protagonist began his adventure was the first thing to grab my attention and pull me into that world. I first played BioShock...

 
 
 
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Ken Levine's studio is now called Ghost Story Games

In 2014, the studio behind acclaimed games like System Shock 2, SWAT 4, and BioShock shed the majority of its staff in a massive restructure. "I am winding down Irrational Games as you know it," co-founder Ken Levine said at the time. "To m...

 
 
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Fan-favorite tactical shooter SWAT 4 comes to GOG

The folks at GOG.com have once again worked their magic to make a classic PC game more easily accessible. As of today, Irrational Games' tactical squad shooter SWAT 4 is now available from the digital distributor for $10, and it even comes...

 
 
 
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Upgrading to the BioShock remasters on PC is easy enough

2K has clarified the upgrade process for BioShock: The Collection on PC ahead of next week's launch. In short, if you already own the games on Steam, this is what you can expect to get for free: BioShock ➜ BioShock remastered includ...

 
 
 
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BioShock Collection has now turned up on ESRB website

The ESRB is the latest ratings body to provide details on the as-yet unannounced BioShock Collection compilation.  The American ratings board describes the release as a “collection of three first-person shooters in which players ...

 
 
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Did a retailer leak a BioShock remastered collection?

A remaster of the BioShock trilogy may be coming to current-gen consoles as early as this November. It's all rumours and conjecture at present -- and 2K is saying nothing -- but South African retailer Raru shared details over the week...

 
 
 
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Ex-Irrational devs announce new horror game Perception

Deep End Games -- a new studio consisting of many ex-Irrational developers -- has announced a Kickstarter campaign for a brand new horror game called Perception. The first-person horror adventure places you in the shoes of visually-imp...

 
 
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Ex-Irrational developers shelve The Black Glove

Steven told us about The Black Glove, a surreal first-person game from former Irrational (BioShock) developers, a couple of times. That was several months ago. The Kickstarter didn't make it. Determined, the team at Day for Night Games has ...

 
 
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Grab a free copy of BioShock Infinite on Xbox Live

March is already half over (have you filed your taxes yet?), which means more free Xbox games. With an active Xbox Live Gold membership, you can now download BioShock Infinite for free on Xbox 360. Love it or hate it, there's no denying the...

 
 
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BioShock creator working on a new sci-fi game

After BioShock Infinite, developer Irrational effectively closed down. About 70 folks lost their jobs while studio head Ken Levine formed a smaller team focused on highly-replayable narrative-driven games. Recently, the proce...

 
 
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Irrational's hiring again almost a year after 'winding down'

In February, Ken Levine (bio)shocked the gaming world by announcing that Irrational Games was shutting down. Well, sort of. The plan was to lay off the majority of the staff, and continue forward as a small group dedicated to creating narra...

 
 
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The Black Glove slides onto PS4 with a real good park job

Look, it's an Ace Ventura reference is what I'm doing, okay? It makes sense. Don't hassle me. As much sense as every other "[game] [verbs] [onto]" headline. "Cagney and Lacey Golf tees off on Wii"? Step the heck off.   Anyways, previo...

 
 
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Former BioShock devs doing BioShock-looking The Black Glove

The Black Glove. Huh, I'm into this weird thing. It's obviously reminiscent of BioShock, but the whole manipulating artists to change things sort of brings to mind this year's Ether One. Could turn out neat. Good job some putting tons...

 
 
 
 
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Somebody put BioShock assets in Unreal Engine 4

The original BioShock ran on (a heavily modified version of) Unreal Engine. That was almost seven years ago. What would the game look like running on the newest iteration, Unreal Engine 4? Someone had that same thought and put in the effor...

 
 
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Review: BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode Two

BioShock Infinite had an interesting run, with player reception all over the board. Some loved it, some hated it, others reveled in its celebration of violence, some disapproved. It's probably going to be a long time before we get to d...

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

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 produced, so y...

 
 
 
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Irrational introduces 1998 Mode to BioShock Infinite DLC

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 sorts with a n...

 
 




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