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Small changes that saved classic games

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Video games go through multiple iterations, and we never hear about most of them. When we do hear about them, though, they are absolutely bonkers.


"I think the first thing I heard about it was something about playing a cult de-programmer. "

- steauengeglase see all 4 comments

Bioshock kindly arriving on iOS tonight

By Robert Workman, Aug 27, 2014 9:25am PDT

The game will retail for $14.99, but will only run on newer iOS devices. 


"I think mobil gaming explodes if Apple releases an iPhone skew with a slide out controller. ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 6 comments

BioShock iOS vs PC comparison

By Steven Wong, Aug 05, 2014 7:30am PDT

Andrew Ryan has a message for you regarding BioShock for iOS, and you get to see how it compares to the original 2007 game for PC.


"Yep. Touch screen interfaces suck for action games. Even a strategy game like Civilization ..."

- PenicillinX57 see all 7 comments

BioShock iOS hands-on impressions: Rapture resurfaces on a new platform

By Steven Wong, Aug 04, 2014 5:00am PDT

The original BioShock from 2007 is making its way onto the iPad. I go hands-on with the port to see if the game sinks or swims on the tablet. 


"...but I really have no interest in a mobile port of the OG Bioshock anyway. Played it on ..."

- .3NV7. see all 17 comments

BioShock Vita is new game, 'its own thing'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 12, 2011 7:45am PDT

Series mastermind Ken Levine has revealed that the mysterious new BioShock game coming to Sony's new PlayStation Vita handheld is a new game, not a port, and something of a "weird experiment."


"You are weird. You told me too! I'm pretty excited for Uncharted, but I'm not sure if I'll ..."

- socom8271 see all 6 comments

BioShock Infinite: two minutes of E3 gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 30, 2011 5:15pm PDT

BioShock Infinite won Best of Show at E3 this year, and for good reason. Now you can watch two minutes of the demo that had Garnett speechless.


"OK, I can already tell that Irrational will make you care deeply about Elizabeth and then off ..."

- cell9song see all 15 comments

Shack PSA: Steam savings on Magicka, BioShock series

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 12, 2011 3:45pm PDT

Steam is offering 50% off Magicka to celebrate the launch of its wacky Vietnam add-on, while BioShock and BioShock 2 are only $4.99 apiece.


"I agree with ShXlll. The first was very interesting because of it's originality, but the second ..."

- djdisco see all 19 comments

Take Two Loses Legal Battle for Control of '' Domain

By Xav de Matos, Aug 25, 2010 10:30am PDT

Take Two Interactive has lost a legal tussle over the rights to the URL against the domain squatting company Name Administration Inc....


"Objectivism is also apparently pretty fond of the "might makes right" philosophy."

- arioch see all 26 comments

Shack PSA: Men of War Games 66% Off on Steam, BioShock Free with BioShock 2 PC Pre-Order

By Chris Faylor, Jan 19, 2010 2:30pm PST

Sticking with the "midweek madness" initiative, digital distributor Steam has revealed that all Men of War (PC) games will be 66% off through...


"Is the voice acting terrible in the full game? It's completely atrocious in the demo."

- Evil Bones see all 27 comments

BioShock Movie: 17 Weeks Later

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 24, 2009 4:29am PDT

Four months after the BioShock movie was placed "in a holding pattern" over budget concerns, Variety reports that Gore Verbinski has abdicated the...


"Verbinski also directed The Ring, and created the Budweiser frogs. Food for thought. :P"

- FreonTrip see all 16 comments

2K Boston Developing Shooter, Job Listing Confirms

By Nick Breckon, Aug 10, 2009 4:02pm PDT

The studio behind BioShock is now working on a new shooter, entirely unsurprising job listings have confirmed. 2K Boston is seeking a principal...


"Ooh how I would love to see hell freezing over when SWAT 5 comes out."

- Lukiopimp see all 18 comments

BioShock and Oblivion Combine, Form Odd Bundle

By Chris Faylor, Jun 17, 2009 12:53pm PDT

An unlikely pair bonded mostly by critical acclaim and a mutual publisher, 2K Boston and Australia's narrative-driven shooter BioShock will soon be...


"Hmm, I hadn't heard of it, but it was of interest to me, hence newsworthy as someone who wasn't ..."

- smoove see all 23 comments

BioShock Novel to Be Published by Tor Books

By Alice O'Connor, May 27, 2009 10:02am PDT

BioShock is set to expand into literary realms this fall with a novel published by sci-fi and fantasy publisher Tor Books, according to a book...


"Is the in thing these days to dump on Bioshock? That was a fantastic game."

- Aztiel see all 44 comments

Budget Puts BioShock Movie in 'Holding Pattern'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 27, 2009 1:50pm PDT

The film adaptation of 2K Boston and Australia's BioShock (PC, PS3, 360) has been put in a "holding pattern" over budget concerns, director Gore...


"Alone in the dark was horrible and had - except for the title - no reference to the actual game"

- razorblade79 see all 17 comments

Verbinski Drops Pirates in Favor of BioShock Film

By Nick Breckon, Apr 08, 2009 12:55pm PDT

Pirates of the Caribbean series director Gore Verbinski has decided not to helm the fourth franchise sequel, leaving his schedule open to take on...


"I liked 1 a whole hell of a lot, and was pretty entertained by 2. I found 3 to be a convoluted ..."

- Entity see all 67 comments