BioShock Infinite trailer shows how politics got violent

Ken Levine explains the different factions of Columbia, and how disagreements among them is tearing the utopia apart.

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When you arrive on Columbia in BioShock Infinite, groups are already fighting, killing, and generally making the place a bloody wreck. That's sort of BioShock's thing. But just in case you want a deeper understanding of the political disagreements that led to all-out war, Irrational Games has released a new "Factions at War" trailer.

In it, Ken Levine explains the heady ideals of Columbia and the political turmoil that tore it apart. Plus we get to see plenty of the beautiful steampunk setting, and hear some personality from the protagonist. Check it out below, and read up on our E3 preview for hands-on impressions.

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    June 17, 2011 4:15 PM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, BioShock Infinite trailer shows how politics got violent.

    Ken Levine explains the different factions of Columbia, and how disagreements among them is tearing the utopia apart.

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      June 17, 2011 4:51 PM

      F ACTIONS AT W AR

      Seriously, kern that shit.

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      June 17, 2011 8:11 PM

      A floating city built in 1890???

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        June 17, 2011 8:13 PM

        Incredulous, the things they'll just put in videogames these days...

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        June 17, 2011 8:49 PM

        So I guess and underwater city in 1959 was plausible.

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          June 17, 2011 9:33 PM

          It was with the power of... THE ATOM.

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            June 17, 2011 9:36 PM

            atoms were invented in 1876

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              June 17, 2011 9:50 PM

              Homosexuality was invented in 1962

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              June 18, 2011 3:47 AM

              If only we'd listened to that boy, instead of walling him up in the abandoned coke oven...

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      June 17, 2011 10:38 PM

      I don't know about any of you but I'm definitely looking forward to this game. I loved the first two and I know I will love this one.

      The story and atmosphere drew me in for the first two and I like the idea of a floating city in this one. Anything steam-punk is good in my book.

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        June 17, 2011 11:10 PM

        I think it is safe to assume you are not the only one looking forward to this.

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          June 18, 2011 1:00 AM

          I stopped looking at and watching anything having to do with this game because I don't want to spoil a second of it. After the first batch of info and images came out.. I was already convinced. This game is going to be amazing. I didn't even watch the video above or read the article... even though it's killing me not to.

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            June 18, 2011 3:30 AM

            I think I'm gonna do this from now on. It's looking so awesome and I don't want anything else spoiled. I managed to only see 2 screenshots of Portal 2 before I played it and loading it up I felt an excitment I've not felt in years!

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      June 17, 2011 10:50 PM

      sweet. hell, I'm playing bioshock again for the millionth time. that time of the year.

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      June 20, 2011 5:58 AM

      Hmm, think I still have Bioshock 2 download version on Steam or GFWL or something and I haven't played through it yet...