Bioshockz

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Aug 15, 2007

Bioshockz by cubin' at 7:40 AM (8,589 Views / 0 Likes) 124 replies

  1. cubin'
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    Is anyone else looking forward to this as much as me?

    The demo that just came out on 360 is really awesome but the full game will have some RPG elements like leveling up, upgrading guns and plasmoids(magic) and such.

    If you like shooters chances are you'll love this game.

    Creepy little girls, big arse monsters, magical-like powers all while you're in an underwater city? [​IMG] [​IMG]

    the art direction is very cool too.

    [​IMG]
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    trailer:TRAILORZ

    6 more days bitches! [​IMG]
     


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    I'm definitely getting this game. The demo was really impressive. The atmosphere, graphics, sounds etc. everything was just amazing. One of the best games I've played lately.
     
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    Played it for 5 minutes this morning before work, looks really good and the atmosphere was well creepy!

    I'll be picking up a copy for sure.
     
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    I keep playing the demo over and over. This game is going to be exceptional. I was hesitant about the game at first but after trying it out this game has serious GOTY potential. I'm more excited for Bioshock than anything on Wii.

    Half-Life 2 still stands as my favourite all time shooter, lets see if this one can claim top spot. The only thing I'm worried about is the length of the game, hopefully it's fairly long.

    btw: No screenshots do this game justice, it is the best looking game I've ever played. Both graphics and art style.
     
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    I'll get a PC copy when I scrounge up the cash. Or whenever a torrent of it appears whichever comes first.
     
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    Tried it out. Reminds me a lot of Half Life.

    Some parts actually freaked me out like you see a family after a broadcast saying "Find my family" and you go and BAM. HA HA CRAZY WOMAN.
     
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    I don't consider this game as a shooter. It's more like an RPG. There isn't much action involved.
     
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    Ya looking forward to this, but shame on them for not releasing a PC demo yet. Will be loads of better stuff out for Christmas mind you (Assassins Creed, HL2:EP2, Crysis, CoD4 etc...), can't wait! [​IMG]
     
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    haha, I come to think of a more hi-tech and scarier Elderscrolls 4 here [​IMG]
     
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    How is it an RPG? From the demo I played it's a linear FPS like any other.

    But it is simply amazing still [​IMG]
     
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    I am wetting myself for bioshock to come out!

    excuse the pun.

    All I need now is a 360 or a graphics card for my rig.
     
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    the dudes that made it said it's a shooter at heart but they've added heaps of cool RPG elements to it. there will be plenty of action in the final release.

    glad to hear you guys looking forward to it [​IMG]

    I've heard about some absolutely insanely awesome bits in the game that they've kept secret and if those rumors are true I think we'll be in for a good time...we ain't seen nothing yet!

    [​IMG]
     
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    The X360 version is out on torrents

    I pre-ordered the PC LE with the awesomes statue at Gamestop
     
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    BTW for those that care it looked this morning as though the game has been dumped by Dagger.

    NTSC copy but apparently is region-free!

    I'll be buying this game, definitely worth the $$.
     
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    A common misconception is that Bioshock will have RPG elements much like System Shock 2, its spiritual predecessor . It won't. Bioshock is a watered down System Shock 2 for a mass-market (why else would it appear on a game console?).
     
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    Commercial arrangements with Microsoft?
     
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    I was fairly impressed, very stylish, very adventure game-y. Still, I played it for 30 minutes and then went back to Half Life 2 and really started enjoying myself. I'll give it another shot tonight if I've got time. It really looks like it has potential, but it seems a little busy... or something. Maybe I just need to get a little more involved in it. Quite nice for a demo, and it does look like they're trying to do something a little different.

    I wish someone would do up the Zork trilogy like this, but that's probably asking too much. "Apples & oranges" and all that.
     
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    With Sony too, the PS3 version will come out some time in the future.

    And cenotaph, I don't like your attitude against consoles. Is there some kind of "elite" PC games now? in my time, PC games were as popular and mass-marketed as other console games.

    "Fun" is the key word.
     
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    Ive been fortunate to get hold of a retail US copy of this from a mate who came back from the US today. Bloody awesome game! Well worth a look for 360 owners. Should keep me quiet until Halo 3 arrives [​IMG]
     
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    Not really, no. I think some types of games are much better suited to consoles; beat 'em ups, sports games, platformers, japanese-style RPGs, traditional shoot 'em ups to name a few. FPSes aren't however, and for those who've come to enjoy the kind of games PC publishers were dishing out around the turn of the millennium the recent shift towards multi platform is problematic as that inherently means games are going to be streamlined in order to fit the simpler controller interfaces used on console platforms. Don't get me wrong, it'll still be good fun, but it doesn't go well along with how all other aspects (graphical complexity, animation, sound quality etc.) are continuously ramped up.

    And no, I don't think games were as commercialized when PC gaming was at its height back in the middle of the nineties because the industry was completely different back then. Gaming wasn't mainstream and development costs were seldom higher than $10M USD, which meant you could venture into riskier projects without having to worry as much as to whether you'd meet the marketing dept's sales expectations. Compare that to today - a game like Lost Planet, which is completely unremarkable in every way, costs $15M USD to develop and that's not including the expenses involved in building the engine it runs on. Hardware manufacturers pay off developers and/or publishers to make games for their systems. No one's willing to invest in something that isn't guaranteed to make huge returns. The entire industry is run by conglomerates, much like the movie industry, which only care about profit maximization.
     

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