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BioShock Infinite is coming to Macs on August 29

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 new release will...   read

 
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Bioshock DLC coupon

PSA: Save a buck on Bioshock Infinite's first DLC

Pinch them pennies! The acclaimed Bioshock Infinite's first bit of DLC, Clash in the Clouds, dropped today. The arena-based combat mode is quite the shooty affair and a precursor to something that seems decidedly more interesting, the upcom...   read

 
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BioShock interview

Ken Levine on BioShock Infinite's new DLC, Burial at Sea

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 content we've been ...   read

 
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Next BioShock Infinite DLC is taking us back to Rapture

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 downfall. Yes, you ...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite's first DLC is out on Steam today

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 Clouds is an int...   read

 
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Super Best Guide! BioShock Infinite

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 n...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite DLC

Find out about the BioShock Infinite DLC later this month

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 unpleasant reminder. O...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

BioShock Infinite releases 'Columbia's Finest' DLC pack

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 $4.99 download that...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite's alternate ending is less depressing

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 through the game....   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

You can now get your very own BioShock Songbird plushie

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 senior character c...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite DLC

BioShock Infinite DLC appears to have a new AI companion

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 pack will featu...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite Art

What BioShock Infinite could have been

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 commercial, fear no...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

BioShock's robot George Washington toy up for pre-order

The mecha George Washington figure from BioShock Infinite is up for pre-order for just $34.99. The figure comes in at 9 inches tall, has 20 points of articulation, interchangeable heads, a bigass gatling gun, and two flags of Columbia. Head...   read

 
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Meet the voices behind BioShock Infinite's Lutece Twins

Jennifer Hale and Oliver Vaquer, the voice actors behind the Lutece Twins, sat down with GameTrailers to talk about their roles in BioShock Infinite. The pair touch on how they both had to read each character's scripts, how it was like wor...   read

 
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More accessible BioShock

BioShock Infinite's problem is not violence

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 violent?&rdquo...   read

 
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BioShock Lessons

BioShock Infinite is the history lesson gamers deserve

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 at botched atte...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite vs. quantum mechanics

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 of the fantastic...   read

 
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Violent BioShock Infinite

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 ...   read

 
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Infinite text adventure

BioShock Infinite remade into text adventure

It's been infinitely interesting to take part in the industry-wide discussion about BioShock Infinite. Many in the gaming press LOVE the game, many developers are REVOLTED by it, and many gaming consumers say it's "AIGHT." It remi...   read

 
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Infinite covers

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...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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We got our first taste of BioShock Infinite 7 years ago

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.   read

 
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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...   read

 
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BioMom Infinite

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...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

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 ...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite rocks your head with Pulse headset mode

Sony's super nice Pulse Elite Edition headsets will see the release of an exclusive Audio Mode for BioShock Infinite tomorrow. Sony says that this is the first time they've partnered with a game developer to deliver a specially crafted audi...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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 ...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite = $200M

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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite is clearly a WoW clone

Someone has finally found a way to make YouTube comments useful. Almost. [Via @DrewHolmes]   read

 
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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...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

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...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite 'False Shepherd' trailer

Irrational Games has a brand new BioShock Infinite trailer for your viewing enjoyment, bringing us further into the mind of protagonist Booker DeWitt and showcasing more of the weapons and powers at his disposal.  Watch the video for ...   read

 
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BioShock film

Ken Levine killed BioShock film due to Watchmen's failure

Ken Levine has come out about the BioShock film, first announced in 2008 with Pirates of Caribbean director Gore Verbinski attached, admitting to personally cancelling the film. After the poor box office reception to The Watchmen, Universal...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite characters perform duet on soundtrack

Who among you is picking up the "Ultimate Songbird Edition" or "Premium Edition" of BioShock Infinite? If you're in either one of those camps, I'm sure you know that there's a shiny (digital) copy of the soundtrack waiting for you in your ...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite

Pre-order BioShock Infinite on PC and get free games

Irrational Games is giving the PC crowd extra incentives to purchase BioShock Infinite. On Steam, they're doing that whole rewards unlock thing where the more pre-orders come in, the more free stuff will be given out. At the base level, you...   read

 
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Bioshock Season Pass

BioShock Infinite will have a Season Pass

Opponents of the Season Pass, get ready to have your day all sorts of messed up, as 2K Games and Irrational have announced that BioShock Infinite will sport one. Three add-ons have been announced as DLC, totaling $30, which you can get for ...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite gets a new Lamb of Columbia trailer

BioShock Infinite certainly has no shortage of hype raising teaser videos, and this one is no exception. This new trailer, titled "Lamb of Columbia," focuses entirely on the female star of the game: Elizabeth. Would you kindly just release...   read

 
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New BioShock Infinite video invokes classic mythology

Are you familiar with the tale of Icarus? The boy who flew too high? Irrational Games is, and you can get a taste of their take on it with this new BioShock Infinite promotional video, detailing a bit of Columbia's own myths and history. T...   read

 
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Tomb Raider, Crysis 3 free with with AMD graphics cards

If you've been holding off buying one of AMD's top-end graphics cards, then here's an offer that may make you splash out. You can get a free copy of Bioshock Infinite and Crysis 3 with the purchase of an HD 7900 card, and similarly, HD 7800...   read

 
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BioShock Achievements

Bioshock Infinite Achievements reveal new modes, weapons

Once again, Exophase has revealed a listing of in-game Achievements for an anticipated upcoming title, this time the long awaited Bioshock Infinite. For those of you who want to go into a title spoiler-free, you may want to avoid the next p...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite 'City in the Sky' trailer

BioShock Infinite has a new trailer out, and it's a suitably rousing one! Get your pump on with this overview trailer, giving us a peek at the various environments, powers, and enemies you'll be encountering when you take a skyward trip to...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite video gets all 70s education show on us

The marketing for BioShock Infinite has properly ramped up with that looks like the start of a new series of videos -- Columbia: A Modern Day Icarus? Taking the form of a retro school video, the trailer purports to delve into the mystery o...   read

 
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Here's what you get for pre-ordering Bioshock Infinite

If you're a fan of pre-orders, you can gain access to the "Industrial Revolution Pack" through pre-ordering at select retailers (basically everyone). You'll get access to three in-game items, 500 bonus currency, five lock picks, and the In...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt, an e-book prequel

Like to read? Me too. Especially when it's videogame related. I also really like BioShock, so I'm down for BioSock Infinite: Mind in Revolt, an e-book prequel coming to Kindle next month. Written by Irrational Games writer Joe Fielder and c...   read

 
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BioShock Infinite PC

Irrational details BioShock Infinite PC version, specs

Normally when we hear about the system specifications for a PC game, the developer or publisher sends off the bullet points and that's the end of it from their public-facing perspective. For some titles, however, we expect more. Irrational ...   read

 

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