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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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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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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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BioShock on Vita hasn't begun development

Despite championing the device back in 2011, Ken Levine and the folks at Irrational Games have made seemingly no progress towards a handheld BioShock game. Apparently all the talk about what the game is was conjecture on Ken Levin...

 
 
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Is System Shock being revived on Steam and GOG.com?

While it should be taken with a grain of salt, a website is reporting that the System Shock franchise will be available on Steam and GOG.com in the very near future. Flesheatingzipper.com is reporting that Night Dive Studios will be porting...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite PC won't have SecuROM or GFWL

During his Reddit AMA, Irrational Games saucepot Ken Levine promised concerned PC gamers that BioShock Infinite would not repeat the mistakes of the past, claiming it'll be "right at home" on computers. Most crucially, Infinite is ditching ...

 
 
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Video: Ken Levine discusses fratboys and BioShock

Ken Levine is is one of the most honest guys in the games industry, which is what makes his explanation of BioShock Infinite's box cover so fascinating. In the video above (taken from Sunday's interview), Levine addresses fans' issues with...

 
 
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Don't like BioShock Infinite's cover? Download another!

Despite novel, arresting box art being a rarity these days, the internet lashed out against BioShock Infinite's decidedly safe and macho cover. Creative director Ken Levine heard the cries and decided to do something about it. Irrational Ga...

 
 
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Q&A with Ken Levine: Head in the clouds

There are a handful of game designers I admire but none of them are as handsome as Ken Levine. It just doesn’t seem fair, does it? Until my interview, I always looked on at him with a layer of skepticism. Surely, he doesn’t r...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite flies away to March 26, so far away

BioShock Infinite is now set to be released on March 26 for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Yeah, that's an extra month of no totally awesome fun times with BioShock. Bummer. It seems Ken Levine cares more about making great games than he ...

 
 
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A look at the BioShock Infinite Songbird Edition statue

Irrational Games put out a new video which gives an up-close look at the Songbird statue which is putting the "Songbird" into the "Ultimate Songbird Edition" of Bioshock: Infinite. Director Ken Levine is on hand to express his love of coll...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Boobs, Birds, and BioShock Infinite!

Happy Friday, wonderbuns! Max and I totally hosted a live Destructoid Show today but forgot to post about it here beforehand and now EVERYTHING SUCKS. You'll watch the recorded episode though, right? To make me feel better? Just.. say yes....

 
 
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BioShock Infinite's Boys of Silence will upset your brain

The mechanical George Washington was creepy enough, but the latest "Heavy Hitters" video for BioShock Infinite gives us something truly disturbing. The Boys of Silence are blinded to the world and hunt you down using sound. They're also ma...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Bioshock, Mechwarrior, & Kickstarter

Hey guys! Here we are again! Today's show, we talk about how Kickstarter is the hottest thing on the web right now, and how Tim Schafer's Double Fine Adventure raised 3.3 million dollars, and how inXile's Wasteland 2 is in the process of be...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite lets loose the Motorized Patriot

Oh hey there, do you want to see a terrifying robot George Washington with a gatling gun? Of course you do. You'll be having clockwork nightmares for the next few days, so make sure you enjoy it! This is the Motorized Patriot, one of sever...

 
 
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BioShock mirroring history and Occupy Wall Street

In BioShock Infinite players are presented with a world, or rather a floating city, in conflict. Both ideological and physical. The conflict is between the dominant right-wing nationalists, the Founders, and a coalition of populist groups w...

 
 
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Bioshock's Ken Levine digs into some creative influences

The Bioshock series is obviously an inspired one; the worlds of film, literature, and pop culture have left a very clear mark on Ken Levine and his creations. In this interview from Complex, Levine goes a bit deeper into som...

 
 
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Uncharted was once a bit more like BioShock

Early in the game's development -- when it existed as nothing more than a tech demo, even -- Uncharted existed differently than what we've come to know. Evan Wells, the co-president of Naughty Dog, recently revealed that the setting of an e...

 
 




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