Ken Levine News


BioShock Spoiler Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 21, 2007 5:31am PDT

In case our own spoiler-laden interview with Ken Levine wasn't enough, GameSpot now also has an interview about specific elements in BioShock....


BioShock Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 20, 2007 5:32am PDT

The 50th Gamers With Jobs podcast is up, co-hosted by 2K Games Boston's Ken Levine. As you'd expect, BioShock is among the topics discussed.


Levine: BioShock Originally About Cult Deprogrammer (Updated)

By Chris Remo, Aug 30, 2007 2:49pm PDT

You may know BioShock once featured bioengineering Nazis, but did you know it also featured a cult deprogrammer protagonist hired to kidnap a lesbian and reverse her sexual tendencies?


"I see - I thought deprogramming is a term directly connected to sect/cult dropouts."

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Ken Levine on BioShock: The Spoiler Interview

By Chris Remo, Aug 30, 2007 2:00pm PDT

Creative director Ken Levine spills it all on Irrational's beloved BioShock. Completed the game? Stay awhile and listen. Fight Club, Valve's influence, cult deprogrammers, and much more. This is a must read.


"hmm i think i missed that. i was short 1 weapon station by the end. not sure what you're ..."

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BioShock Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 28, 2007 5:57am PDT

Q&A: Levine surfs BioShock's wake on GameSpot offers an interview with Ken Levine, the founder of Irrational Games 2K Boston. Levine is asked about...


BioScandal Dwindles: Levine Promises Eventual Removal of DRM, Ends Betrayaltongate 07

By Chris Faylor, Aug 24, 2007 3:47pm PDT

Continuing this morning's progress towards resolving Aspect Ratiogate 07 and DRMgate 07, BioShock creative director Ken Levine has informed Joystiq...


"Errmm, I never accepted it. Has Valve removed the online activation of my HL2 retail box copy yet?"

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DRMgate 07: BioShock Copyright Protection Keeps 2K Controversy Burning

By Nick Breckon, Aug 23, 2007 3:07pm PDT

In a story that has truly swept the nation, 2K Boston and Australia's BioShock release woes continue. The newest complaint stems from the PC...


"Oh those bastard developers trying to protect their work and make some money, shame on them"

- moshman see all 142 comments

Creative Director Ken Levine on BioShock

By Chris Remo, Aug 22, 2007 12:10pm PDT

BioShock's creative director speaks about the gamer response to his astonishing game, challenges of development, injecting philosophy into action games, and much more. Don't miss this!


"He meant you had to sneak in the deeper meaning kind of stuff. You can't beat someone over the ..."

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BioShock PC Demo Coming Monday August 20th

By Chris Remo, Aug 19, 2007 3:43pm PDT

2K Games has confirmed that the PC demo of Irrational's 2K Boston and Australia's BioShock will be released for download Monday evening around 7pm...


"So what's the deal with the game? Does it work on SM2 hardware? The lack of any mention at all ..."

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BioShock Goes Gold as Irrational Loses Name

By Chris Remo, Aug 10, 2007 12:30pm PDT

Irrational Games, the acclaimed developer behind PC classic System Shock 2 as well as nearly-released SS2 "spiritual successor" BioShock (PC,...


"In case anyone missed it, the demo is on Xbox live now, PC demo to come later, not sure when. ..."

- niceguynick see all 32 comments

BioShock Podcast

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 03, 2007 8:16am PDT

2K Games' Cult of Rapture site has been updated with a new BioShock podcast. This time Ken Levine talks about Andrew Ryan, founder of BioShock's...


BioShock Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 26, 2007 7:41am PDT

GameSpy is the latest site to publish a BioShock interview with Irrational's Ken Levine. There are questions about killing the Little Sisters,...


BioShock Interviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 23, 2007 7:11am PDT

Team Xbox has posted the second part of a BioShock Q&A. Ken Levine talks about gameplay, lack of multiplayer support and people's interest in the...


BioShock Preview

By Nick Breckon, Jun 22, 2007 10:05am PDT

We take another look at Irrational Games' nonlinear shooter, with detailed impressions of the game's engaging combat systems.


"Atlas Shrugged featured quite a few lengthy monologues. But I know what you're saying. But ..."

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BioShock Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 20, 2007 5:47pm PDT

New at GameSpot this evening is this BioShock preview. The article offers impressions of later game levels, and there's a video interview with Ken...