BioShock is a first-person shooter video game developed by Irrational Games (at the time named 2K Boston), and published by 2K Games. The game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 platforms in August 2007; a PlayStation 3 port by Irrational, 2K Marin, 2K Australia and Digital Extremes was released in October 2008, and an OS X port by Feral Interactive in October 2009. A mobile version was developed by IG Fun. The game's concept was developed by Irrational's creative lead, Ken Levine, and was based on the ideas of Objectivism as highlighted by Ayn Rand, while incorporating influences from other authors such as George Orwell.
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    • Bioshock Through The Looking Glass

      By Rich Stanton on November 26th, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The contemporary big-budget FPS has a few different strains: blood-n-guts military settings a la Call of Duty, open-world environments like Far Cry, and high-concept dystopias. Outside of open-world most of these styles were first codified in the 1990s, and FPS games then and now share an enormous amount: primarily a core me ...

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    • Fullbright: Tacoma’s BioShock Similarities “Not Deliberate”

      By Alec Meer on December 16th, 2014 at 12:30 pm. Gone Home developers Fullbright have shed a little more light on their so-far cryptic follow-up, Tacoma. The space station-set exploration title is due for release next year, but gave away little in its announcement trailer. In a forthcoming interview with RPS, Fullbright’s Steve Gaynor revealed that “you can tell from the tea ...

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  • Bioshock Infinite Is £2.99 On Xbox Live Store

    … and is considered by many to be an equal to the excellent 2007 release, Bioshock. The game focuses on the relationship between the hardened Booker DeWitt (voiced by Troy Baker) and the innocent Elizabeth (voiced by Courtney Draper). Bishock Infinite is considered by many to be one of the greatest titles playable on the Xbox 360. The game weighs…

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  • Bioshock developer Irrational Games Hiring Again

    …' gamer moniker. RPGs, turn based strategy, hack n slashers, NBA sims, shooters, Space flight combat sims, and mech combat sims are my forte. If you need a Battlefield commander, I'm your Cylon... I mean... um... man. More articles by Bunneh3000 » …

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  • Irrational Games Are Hiring Again!

    … is as follows: Irrational Games is currently looking for a Senior Programmer that is equally experienced in architecting and implementing AI and Gameplay systems. This position will work directly with the Lead Programmer, along with the Animation, Art and Design teams to create fun and interesting AI opponents and gameplay elements for our next…

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  • Best Mac Games to celebrate Halloween (The Top 7)

    … on creating a truly immersive and dreadful atmosphere that will keep you on your toes every step of the way. Gone are some of the first game’s signature features, such as the sanity meter, but instead A Machine for Pigs delivers a better horror experience than its predecessor. You can get Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs at GamersGate. 2. Diablo 3: Reaper…

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  • BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition Will Release Next Month

    … It’s relatively common these days to see games re-released and repackaged with all available downloadable content a while after their initial launch. I’m sure you’ve seen countless of these over the year: Definitive Edition, Game of the Year Edition, Complete Edition and so on. You get the picture. Well, now BioShock Infinite is following…

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  • The End Of The World Doesn't Always Have To Be Brown

    … Submerged is an exploration adventure from ex-BioShock devs that takes place in the technology-spattered ruins of a place that's seen better (and less water-logged) days. If you ask me, though, it looks almost... pleasant? Don't know about you, but I'd hang out there. I love it when a single shot/gif of a game can make me ache to dive…

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  • Playing a Fake Arcade Game Will Make a Weird Game Weirder

    … happens. Things will get even stranger. You've probably played games that Joe Fielder has worked on. The former Irrational Games…Read moreRead on The Black Glove, which is being made by ex-BioShock devs, looks like BioShock's zanier child,…Read moreRead on It turns out that The Maze of the Space Minotaur isn't going to be just some sideline diversion…

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  • The Flame In The Flood Reaches KickStarter Goal

    … as Scout, one who knows the ins and outs of the forest around her. There is an end in mind with the journey, but you the player will have to reach it without getting sucked into the mess of the world. The surroundings are based on real life rivers, such as the Everglades, Louisiana Bayou, and the Mississippi Delta. The most important element…

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  • Are You Too Sexy? – Understanding Bayonetta & Women and Sexuality in Gaming

    … in their respective games are often treated like unimportant assets in their marketing campaigns and artwork. Notable examples of this include Chell (Portal) being entirely omitted from her own box art, or Elizabeth (Bioshock Infinite) being relegated to the back cover of her game, while her male counterpart takes centre stage. Both of these customs…

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