BioShock Series News


BioShock Infinite trailer continues Columbia, a Modern Day Icarus

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 15, 2013 8:15am PST

Dear publishers, if you are insistent upon releasing trailers that show anything other than gameplay footage (and I imagine you are, what with them helping sell games but shh I am feigning indignation), please take some hint from BioShock Infinite's fine series 'Columbia, a ...


"I forgot to change the quality of the video to the highest. It looks so much cooler in low res."

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BioShock Infinite trailer tours Columbia

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 9:00am PST

A new trailer for BioShock Infinite shows off various bits of new gameplay footage, including some of Columbia's more peaceful moments before everything goes pear-shaped.


" So you are saying you will un-install the game once it drops below $20. That should take a ..."

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BioShock Infinite trailer explores real history

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 28, 2013 6:45am PST

Did an entire floating city cruise around the skies over America in the 20th century? It hardly seems likely, as it's patently absurd and the plot of BioShock Infinite and all, but publisher 2K Games has put out a new video today exploring just that subject, resembling a doc...


"Kind of reminds me of the Too Human promo stuff where they find some dead goblins in the artic ..."

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BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt prequel e-book coming next month

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2013 11:00am PST

BioShock Infinite is getting a prequel e-book, titled "Mind in Revolt," on February 12. It will cost $2.99 for Kindle, or be included free for Amazon pre-orders.


BioShock Infinite character 'highly altered' after talking with religious team members

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2013 8:30am PST

BioShock Infinite creator Ken Levine says that he changed the portrayal of a character after speaking with religious team members who had concerns.


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BioShock Infinite PC features & requirements detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2013 8:40am PST

With BioShock Infinite's February 26 launch drawing near, developer Irrational Games has detailed the PC edition's wide range of graphics and control options, along with its system requirements. The BioShock series has suffered from issues like wonky widescreen and missing c...


"This screenshot says it all: Bioshock is becoming "Serious Sam". Never mind the plot or ..."

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New BioShock Infinite screens show off combat

By John Keefer, Jan 08, 2013 10:00am PST

BioShock Infinite already has many people excited for its March 26 release (including Jeff and Steve), but if you really need any more enticing, developer Irrational Games has released four more screens showing off some of the combat and environment in Columbia.


"Can't see the word mechanics at all. Geek with glasses out."

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BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition includes virtual museum

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2013 6:00am PST

If you have skipped the BioShock series for some reason, perhaps due to a lengthy coma or immense silliness, you'll soon be able to make amends with one handy bundle. Publisher 2K today announced the BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition collection, which bundles the first two ...


"I was gonna say, how would they handle the PC version with SecuROM activation DRM for Bioshock ..."

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BioShock Infinite's alternate cover features Songbird

By John Keefer, Dec 27, 2012 1:50pm PST

After all the folderol surrounding the BioShock Infinite box cover and the "frat boy" appeal, Developer Irrational Games held a poll for an alternate cover. The winner was the Songbird, with about 38 percent of the vote.


"Honestly I think all boxarts should have reverseable alternative covers with something like this."

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BioShock composer returns for Infinite

By Steve Watts, Dec 21, 2012 9:25am PST

Garry Schyman, who composed the original score for the first two BioShock games, has returned for BioShock Infinite according to Irrational creative director Ken Levine.


Watch the first five minutes of BioShock Infinite

By John Keefer, Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST

Irrational Games has released a trailer of the first five minutes from BioShock Infinite. It's got a few spoilers, and lots of water, so don't watch if you want to wait for the game (or you get seasick easily).


"Yikes, that console motion when turning makes me sick. Ugh. Its like those pan and scan movies ..."

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BioShock Infinite creator hearing criticism from opposite political sides

By Steve Watts, Dec 14, 2012 9:00am PST

BioShock Infinite creator Ken Levine talks about the complexities of the politics in the game, and why he's hearing criticism from different sides of the political spectrum.


"That makes no sense. I bet you don't follow politics at all."

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BioShock Infinite opens poll for second cover

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2012 7:30am PST

BioShock Infinite will feature a reversible cover for those who don't want to look at the one designed for "frathouses," and Irrational is holding a poll on which one to include.


"I agree, I kind of like the original. Seems cinematic. Also to echo other's comments, what ..."

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BioShock Infinite multiplayer 'experiment' cut due to resources

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2012 10:15am PST

Irrational head Ken Levine elaborates on why the studio nixed the multiplayer modes in BioShock Infinite.


"Sucking at mp has nothing to do with my comment (though I do own at cod, tribes and quake), this ..."

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BioShock Infinite box art designed to appeal to frat houses

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2012 4:30pm PST

The decision to use such boring art for BioShock Infinite was quite intentional. Creative director Ken Levine admitted that the cover is meant to appeal to "frathouses and places like that."


"Stay focused - we're talking about a cultural movement. That requires a broad brush. If you ..."

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