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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    … 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…

    Joshua Garibay/ Attack of the Fanboy- 1 readers -
  • 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

    … When first signs of life appeared for The Black Glove, it quickly became clear that the former BioShock devs working on the first-person game wanted it to be a bit bizarre. So, their homage to old-school arcade games won't just be a fun, nostalgic mini-game. Those creatures are going to break through into the funky nightclub where the game…

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  • The Flame In The Flood Reaches KickStarter Goal

    … The Flame in the Flood, a PC survival permadeath game, has reached it’s kickstarter goal. This was created by former Bioshock and Halo developers along with the formation of The Molasses Flood. The kickstarter reached $150,000, the start goal for The Molasses Flood to really get this game going. Of course, with any kickstarter, there are stretch…

    Kurt Wendler/ The Gamer Headlines- 2 readers -
  • 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…

    The Gamer Headlines- 10 readers -
  • Ex-BioShock Developers Are Making An Arty Version Of Oregon Trail

    …. Drinking contaminated water can result in dysentery. Ok, hazardous environments. Fear of drowning and disease. The Kickstarter page also mentions "snake bites, fatigue, hypothermia, open wounds, and infection" as other possible causes of death...which is permanent, mind you. I like the sound of this. Go on... Speaking of predators, Scout must deal…

    Yannick Lejacq/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • Stories of a Gamer: Bunneh3000′s History Of Gaming

    … until last year when I got a Vita. As I went along, games like Battlefield (1942, 2142, and 2), Neverwinter Nights, Diablo 2, Fallout, Freedom Force, Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, Jagged Alliance, Goldeneye 007, Halo, Mass Effect, Jade Empire, Dragon Age, X-Men Legends, Mercenaries, The Elder Scrolls games (yes I played Daggerfall unfortunately…

    Gaming Precision- 2 readers -

  • The Sunday Papers

    …. Kill Screen talk to the British Library’s first interactive fiction writer-in-residence, Rob Sherman. Rob wrote games like Black Crown (which Adam interviewed him about) and The Spare Set. He also wrote an article for us about game inventories, and another which is on my desk for later publishing. Sherman’s involvement with the museum mimics a bit…

    Graham Smith/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 4 readers -
  • Weekend PC download deals: Steam celebrates Capcom

    … (75% off) LEGO Lord of the Rings [Steam] - $4.99 (75% off) The LEGO Movie Videogame [Steam] - $7.49 (75% off) LEGO Marvel Super Heroes [Steam] - $4.99 (75% off) LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 [Steam] - $4.99 (75% off) LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 [Steam] - $4.99 (75% off) LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes [Steam] - $4.99 (75% off) LEGO…

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