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New Bioshock Screens Are All About That Woman

In Bioshock: Infinite, there’s this precious angel-of-a-woman name Elizabeth, but sadly one of Columbia’s worst villains wants her to himself, or dead. She’s down pressed but determined, confused yet profound, the screens below the break tell tales of that woman.

Quick Quenchers: Bioshock Creator Talks About Creating The Ideal Villain For Infinite

by Ernice Gilbert on August 14th, 2011, under 2K Games, Hot, News

“When I was working on Andrew Ryan, the two things that were most formative to me were reading [Ayn] Rand, and then I watched a documentary about Joseph Goebbels. It wasn’t his evil that struck me, it was the fact that he felt like such a victim. Even though he’s obviously a villain, in his mind, he wasn’t. Everybody’s the hero of their own story; if you can’t find something that makes them great, you don’t have a tragic character. These [are] characters that struggle between their view of the world and their realities of the world. There’s that dissonance that turns them into an antagonist for the player. It’s not just because they want to be.” – Irrational’s Ken Levine on creating villains, speaking to Gama.

Bioshock: Infinte Could Sell 5 Million Copies – Analyst

by Ernice Gilbert on August 12th, 2011, under 2K Marine, FPS, Hot, News

Bioshock: Infinite stole the show at E3 2011, and analysts are predicting the game will steal wallets all over the world and go on to sell 5 million units.

Bioshock: Infinite Developer In Love With PS3, Wants To Demonstrate Something To Its Audience

by Ernice Gilbert on August 11th, 2011, under 2K Games, FPS, Hot, News

As if you didn’t know, the original Bioshock title was first an Xbox 360 console exclusive, but made its way to PS3 one year later – and instantly became a hit on the console, just like it did on PC and Xbox 360. Moving forward Bioshock 2 was released simultaneously on all platforms, and so will Bioshock: Infinite. This time, however, Irrational Games boss and creator of the franchise wants to demonstrate something to the PS3 audience as he’s now in love with the console, boasting of its prowess.

Video Thirst: Awesome Bioshock: Infinite E3 Demo Is Now Live, Tag This A Must Buy

by Ernice Gilbert on July 8th, 2011, under 2K Games, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Bioshock: Infinite was present at E3, but only a few got to see it in action behind closed doors. Now Irrational Games have sent live the 15-minute gameplay vid for the world to see. There’s no simple words to describe what you’re about to behold, and for that matter, we’ll simple advise you to place this game on your must-buy list for next year, and hit the link to quench your thirst.

Video Thirst: E3 Demo Of Bioshock: Infinite Is Inside

by Ernice Gilbert on July 1st, 2011, under 2K Games, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Bioshock: Infinite was one of the most awarded games at E3 this year, even if all the raw was behind Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3. Franchise creator Ken Levine and the Irrational Games gang were proud to walk away with over 35 awards for the game, including the much-coveted “Best of Show” as well as “Best Action/Adventure Game” awards.

That’s for a reason, folks, and it’s because Bioshock: Infinite is one of the most creative and set apart titles this industry’s seen. Below the break, you’ll become a believable alongside many of us.

Levine – “I Thought [Bioshock] Was Too Weird”

Before Bioshock came to PC and consoles, there was a lot going on behind the scenes. In fact, according to creator Ken Levine, the game stood the chance of not ever being published. But let’s get past all that because Bioshock’s turned into one of the most successfully franchises for Take-Two, and is now 2K Games bestselling title to date.

Levine, however, never thought it’d do so well as, according to him, the concept was just too weird.

First Bioshock Is 2K’s Most Profitable Game Ever

by Ernice Gilbert on March 29th, 2011, under 2K Games, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Take-Two, Xbox 360

The first Bioshock came on the scene with awesome surprise – and was chosen for GoTY by many outlets. A surprise hit that many a publisher had turned down according to creator Ken Levine, one that’s now 2K Games most profitable title to date.

Levine – It’s “Scary As Hell” Developing Bioshock Infinite

by Ernice Gilbert on March 27th, 2011, under Hot, News, PC, PS3, Rockstar, Xbox 360

The original Bioshock was one of the most unique titles ever developed. It still is. It’s essential a shooter with RPG overtones and this weird story that somehow manages to grab hold of you. Bioshock 2 is was a great game too, however it wasn’t developed by the creators of first, Irrational Games.

But the aforementioned studio is behind Bioshock Infnite, the third installment, and that game, according to creator and co-founder of Irrational Games Ken Levine, the development process is “scary as hell”.