Irrational Games

Irrational Games (known briefly as 2K Boston, Inc./2K Australia Pty. Ltd.) was a video game developer founded in 1997 by three former employees of Looking Glass Studios: Ken Levine, Jonathan Chey, and Robert Fermier as Irrational Games. On January 9, 2006, Take-Two Interactive announced that they had purchased Irrational, and would publish their games under the 2K Games label.At its largest point Irrational had two studios, one in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA just outside Boston, Massachusetts and the other in Canberra, Australia.A third studio, 2K Marin, was split off from 2K Boston in 2007, with five former Irrational Games employees leaving to join the new company.
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  • Bioshock developer Irrational Games Hiring Again

    … would be ‘winding down’. Shortly after, Irrational Games proceeded to layoff all except for about 15 employees. The intent for this decision was to start a new studio under Take 2 Interactive to develop “narrative-driven games for the core gamer that are highly replayable”. At the time it sounded a lot like Levine was taking the smaller team…

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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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  • BioShock Infinite: Complete Edition Coming Next Week!

    … BioShock Infinite was such a good game, a game loved by many and now it’s getting the ‘Complete Edition’ treatment! The game from 2K games and Irrational Games came out all the way in March of 2013 and received high praises as well as many awards. Here at n3rdabl3 many of us enjoyed the game when it was first released. The Complete Edition…

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  • The Black Glove Trailer

    … Former Irrational Games developers formed quite a while ago a brand new studio that is called Day for Night Games, and started to work on the studio’s first game The Black Glove. We didn’t know too much about this game for a while, but now, we know a little bit more, still not enough, though about this project, with a whole new trailer…

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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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  • Live Blog - The Golden Joystick Awards 2014

    … The Golden Joystick Awards 2014 are set to kick off soon. You can watch the video feed of the event right here, but if you don't have access to the video feed, Chris Scullion is at the IndigO2 right now covering the event in the liveblog below. Zoom The event is due to kick off shortly after 3.30pm. Launched by CVG magazine in 1982…

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  • LIVE: Watch the 32nd Annual Golden Joystick Awards

    … tighter. Device 6, Tearaway, Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Dark Souls 2, Mario Kart 8 and The Wolf Among Us are just some of the 18 games shortlisted for the prestigious award. Batman: Arkham Knight, Halo 5: Guardians, The Legend of Zelda Wii U, The Witcher 3 and Uncharted 4 are among the titles vying for the Most Wanted prize, while Blizzard, Media…

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