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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.

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"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. 

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"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.

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"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. 

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"...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."

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"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.

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"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.

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"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 'Bioshock.com' 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 bioshock.com against the domain squatting company Name Administration Inc....

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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