Watch the first five minutes of BioShock Infinite

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).

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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).

It's definitely eerie. The game play starts after Booker is dropped off at a lighthouse. Things get creepier as he ascends higher, culminating with a few seconds that have a "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" vibe to it. So before you launch the video, be sure you are OK with spoilers.

The game is coming out for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC on March 26 after a few delays. If you missed our preview, now would be a good time to read it.

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    December 19, 2012 6:00 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Watch the first five minutes of BioShock Infinite.

    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).

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      December 19, 2012 6:14 AM

      Naw, I'm done seeing anything for this game.

      Just let me know when it's out.

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      December 19, 2012 7:23 AM

      That looks cool. But yeah....enough of the teasers. Gamers want to play it.

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      December 19, 2012 9:10 AM

      You'd have to be insane to out in a dinghy in that kind of weather. Just saying.

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      December 19, 2012 9:26 AM

      Not clicking! Can't wait to play this.

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      December 19, 2012 10:27 AM

      I've been on a complete media black since the first reveal trailer. Want this game so badely

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      December 19, 2012 12:39 PM

      Off to youtube where I can see the video in a resolution that looks better than 360p

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        December 19, 2012 12:43 PM

        Click the "360p" resolution button and choose 720.

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          December 19, 2012 12:50 PM

          And it still looks like shit. Sorry guys. Your video player is crap =(

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            December 19, 2012 12:55 PM

            Does it still have double black bars/borders and no full screen player controls??

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              December 19, 2012 1:10 PM

              No idea. I never use it. If there's a video on shack I want to watch I just go find the original source on YouTube since shack seems to almost always rip it from there anyway.

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              December 19, 2012 1:22 PM

              Still no player controls, really annoys me and yeah, the quality is still dodgy at 720p.

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          December 19, 2012 2:17 PM

          That is the 360p version. The listed 360p is actually 120p. 720p = normal 360p quality.

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          December 19, 2012 3:10 PM

          No, the Shack player is a piece of shit. At 720p it looks barely better than YouTube's 360p.

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        December 19, 2012 3:22 PM

        something something age gate

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      December 19, 2012 12:46 PM

      It didn't tell me much, even after watching it in full. So, not much of a spoiler, more of a teaser.

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      December 19, 2012 12:52 PM

      Reminds me what a mixed bag bioshock was in some regards, such a weird mix of really interesting and a bit dumb.

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      December 19, 2012 1:02 PM

      That dialogue was really awkward

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      December 19, 2012 2:17 PM

      Haha rocket engine in 1900.

      I'm game. Bring it Levine.

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      December 19, 2012 4:14 PM

      Shack's video resolution makes my eyes bleed. Think I will pass.

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      December 19, 2012 4:17 PM

      "Nononononono"

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      December 19, 2012 5:14 PM

      I like all the references to the beginning of Bioshock. The lighthouse, the box with the photo and gun in it and your name on it. Ascending in the rocket instead of descending in the bathysphere. I can see each Bioshock game telling kind of a different take on the same story and the fans trying to find a way to piece them together in the same universe. Is it the same lighthouse 50 years before Andrew Ryan came along? Fun stuff.

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      December 20, 2012 9:49 AM

      Yikes, that console motion when turning makes me sick. Ugh. Its like those pan and scan movies you see where they try to show a character off screen, and theres an awkwardly smooth transition. The game looks good, but I'll get it on PC, thanks.

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      December 22, 2012 11:05 AM

      Don't worry about spoilers, it's not bad at all.

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