Irrational Games News


This is BioShock Infinite's TV commercial

By John Keefer, Mar 18, 2013 3:40pm PDT

With BioShock Infinite about a week away from release, marketing for the game is moving to television, with a new one-minute commercial hitting the airwaves soon. Variations will fill 15-second and 30-second ad spots.


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BioShock Infinite trailer shows more death and destruction

By John Keefer, Mar 14, 2013 6:45am PDT

With BioShock Infinite less than two weeks away from release, we are getting a few more bits and pieces about Booker DeWitt's upcoming adventures in Columbia. The new False Shepherd trailer shows skyhook mayhem, hand-stabbing and DeWitt's tendency to drink elixirs with no la...


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BioShock Infinite PC and its many pre-order bonuses

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 22, 2013 3:30pm PST

It's common practice for AAA games to offer a variety of retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses. The PC version of BioShock Infinite has quite a number of offers to choose from.


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BioShock Infinite DLC, Season Pass announced

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2013 7:30am PST

BioShock Infinite will be getting at least three pieces of downloadable content after launch, and 2K and Irrational announced a Season Pass to get all three for $20.


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BioShock Infinite trailer: saving the Lamb of Columbia

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2013 7:30am PST

With the power to open rifts into other realities and even the 1980s, BioShock Infinite co-star Elizabeth is clearly very special and important. Why, just think of the fortunes you could make by popping back to stock up on ironic vintage t-shirts before they were ironic or v...


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BioShock Infinite trailer continues Columbia, a Modern Day Icarus

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 15, 2013 8:15am PST

Dear publishers, if you are insistent upon releasing trailers that show anything other than gameplay footage (and I imagine you are, what with them helping sell games but shh I am feigning indignation), please take some hint from BioShock Infinite's fine series 'Columbia, a ...


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BioShock Infinite trailer tours Columbia

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 9:00am PST

A new trailer for BioShock Infinite shows off various bits of new gameplay footage, including some of Columbia's more peaceful moments before everything goes pear-shaped.


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BioShock Infinite trailer explores real history

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 28, 2013 6:45am PST

Did an entire floating city cruise around the skies over America in the 20th century? It hardly seems likely, as it's patently absurd and the plot of BioShock Infinite and all, but publisher 2K Games has put out a new video today exploring just that subject, resembling a doc...


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BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt prequel e-book coming next month

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2013 11:00am PST

BioShock Infinite is getting a prequel e-book, titled "Mind in Revolt," on February 12. It will cost $2.99 for Kindle, or be included free for Amazon pre-orders.


BioShock Infinite character 'highly altered' after talking with religious team members

By Steve Watts, Jan 21, 2013 8:30am PST

BioShock Infinite creator Ken Levine says that he changed the portrayal of a character after speaking with religious team members who had concerns.


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BioShock Infinite PC features & requirements detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2013 8:40am PST

With BioShock Infinite's February 26 launch drawing near, developer Irrational Games has detailed the PC edition's wide range of graphics and control options, along with its system requirements. The BioShock series has suffered from issues like wonky widescreen and missing c...


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New BioShock Infinite screens show off combat

By John Keefer, Jan 08, 2013 10:00am PST

BioShock Infinite already has many people excited for its March 26 release (including Jeff and Steve), but if you really need any more enticing, developer Irrational Games has released four more screens showing off some of the combat and environment in Columbia.


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BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition includes virtual museum

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2013 6:00am PST

If you have skipped the BioShock series for some reason, perhaps due to a lengthy coma or immense silliness, you'll soon be able to make amends with one handy bundle. Publisher 2K today announced the BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition collection, which bundles the first two ...


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BioShock Infinite's alternate cover features Songbird

By John Keefer, Dec 27, 2012 1:50pm PST

After all the folderol surrounding the BioShock Infinite box cover and the "frat boy" appeal, Developer Irrational Games held a poll for an alternate cover. The winner was the Songbird, with about 38 percent of the vote.


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BioShock composer returns for Infinite

By Steve Watts, Dec 21, 2012 9:25am PST

Garry Schyman, who composed the original score for the first two BioShock games, has returned for BioShock Infinite according to Irrational creative director Ken Levine.