BioShock

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Aug 21, 2007 / ESRB: M

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BioShock Podcast

The BioShock blog at IGN is hosting a new podcast, in which the game's Little Sisters are discussed with Irrational Games creative director Ken Levine.

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"I think Ken has officially been on more podcasts than any developer ever. Even more that Cliffy ..."
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BioShock Screenshots and Artwork Released

2K Games has released several new BioShock screenshots as well as some concept artwork and a few wallpaper images. Irrational Games' horror-tinged shooter is due out for PC and Xbox 360 on August 21.

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"Irrational, please include an option to turn of the bloom in the 360 and PC releases. The bloom ..."
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Water In BioShock

2K's Cult of Rapture website has been updated, offering a Q&A on the water effects in the game. There's also a related movie, which you can find on FileShack.

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"These are shaders, and if a room gets flooded it's scripted. Pretty much all games these days ..."
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BioShock Q&A

IGN Australia has a BioShock Q&A up, asking project lead Jon Chey about the game. Topics include AI, gameplay, water, environments, game narrative, Plasmids and weapon modifications among other things.

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"One of the most anticipated games of the year for me. I hope they manage to create that special ..."
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BioShock Limited Edition Details

2K's Cult of Rapture website has been updated, offering details on the Limited Edition release of BioShock. Due out August 21 alongside the regular edition, the LE will include a Big Daddy figurine, a "Making Of" DVD and a soundtrack CD. The site is also currently running a contest where people can design the cover art for this Limited Edition.

The BioShock Limited Edition will be available to US and Canada exclusively at GameStop and EB for US$59.99 (PC LE) and US$69.99 (Xbox 360 LE). The Limited Edition will also be available in Europe and details about ordering a copy will be coming soon.

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"Crazy awesome LE. I'll buy it in a second. Manipulative marketing ploy or not."
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BioShock Movies

Two new BioShock movies can now be found at FileShack, offering in-game fly-through footage of the BioShock game world. There is a Welcome movie as well as a Medical Pavilion movie.

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BioShock Q&A

There's a new BioShock Q&A on IGN, asking Irrational's Ken Levine a few questions about the game's medical facility.

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BioShock Q&A

Shock Tactics is the title of a BioShock Q&A on Eurogamer, asking Ken Levine about games and movies that have influenced the project, among other things.

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"I'm pretty hyped for this. system shock 2 is one of my all time favorite games, so I hope it ..."
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BioShock Impressions

Episode 21 of the Gamers With Jobs podcast is now available, offering, among other things, impressions of BioShock based on a recent visit to Irrational Games.

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New BioShock Movie

A second BioShock demonstration movie can now be found at FileShack. The WMV format movie offers nearly seven minutes of narrated gameplay footage.

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"Why are they teasing us like this? The pain! The pain! Release the game already -- and update ..."
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BioShock Release Date Slips (Updated)

According to an update on 2K Games' Cult of Rapture site, courtesy of community manager Elizabeth Tobey, the release date for Irrational Games' BioShock (X360, PC) has slipped to Tuesday, August 21. Previously, the game was announced as hitting retail shelves some time in June. Update: 2K Games has contacted Shacknews with word that the European street date for BioShock is currently August 24.

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"community manager Elizabeth Tobey never has any good news to report. :/"
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Ken Levine Interview

The 19th episode of the Played podcast is now available, offering an hour long interview with Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine. Topics include BioShock, the two Irrational Games studios, personal design philosophies and more.

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"Pretty soon you'll be sniffing coke of the belly of some stripper whilst flying down the highway ..."
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New BioShock Screenshots

2K Games has released three new screenshots from BioShock, the highly anticipated action title from Irrational Games.

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"As much as I enjoyed System Shock 2, I mean I LOVED System Shock 2, I don't know, I just really ..."
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BioShock Interview

The MTV website features an article format BioShock interview, asking Irrational's Ken Levine about the highly anticipated Xbox 360 / PC action game. Thanks FiringSquad.

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"This game looks great! Just from the vids it has the feel of System Shock 2. Well for me anyways."
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BioShock Preview

There's a BioShock preview on Computer & Video Games, reprinting an article from a recent issue of PC Zone. The preview is filled with quotes from Irrational's Ken Levine, who talks about the game's design and features.

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