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Bioshock Infinite

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  1. ste2425

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    Exactly a week to go till we get it. Personally i cannot wait absolutely loved the first game, currently replaying it courtesy of steam thanks to pre-purchasing infinite. The second whilst it was fun and looked good just didn't hold me like the first, i only recently completed it because of infinite.

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    So are you lot as excited about this game as i am?
     
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    I'm having a hard time getting excited about it, even though the floating city setting is more intriguing to me than the underwater city. I don't know, just something about the girl, the summonsing, and the overall Bioshock universe that never impresses me too much. Other than solid art design, the series has always lacked polish in some regards.

    I'm actually more interested in what RE6 and Call of Juarez Gunslinger will be like.
     
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    played bioshock 1 and liked it and have 2 on ps3 but have not played it, is 2 any good?
     
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    Personally i loved the setting of Rapture. Far more interesting and a great back story with audio logs then any game ive plaid. Now call of Juarez never interested me :p Just seem's too believable/normal from what i remember of the first one's advertising.



    Bioshock 2 is great fun but, to me, in the same way Angry Birds is on the iPhone. Its a great time waster but doesn't draw you into the story and makes you want to play for hours on end. Id strongly recommend getting it now as its far from expensive and insist that it is a good game just don't expect to be glued to your monitor for hours like Bioshock 1, if you was even for that.
     
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    Since we're at it, it's will be launched on March 26th?
     
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    Yup,

    I believe its released everywhere at the same time for a change too.
     
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    It wasn't just Rapture itself, some of the water effects and lighting were very good, in fact I worry this one will lack a lot of the latter. Part of the setting was the limited type of enemies, which was repetitious for me.

    I've also always felt the weaponry, aim and movement of Bioshock to be quite arcade, with some weapons just being more show than go. Audio wise it's always been terrible, with horrible arcade weapon sounds and oft dropouts on weapons like machine gun.

    I just feel it's always been a game where the gameplay and other elements I mentioned don't live up to the excellent art design. A lot of the upgrades are worthless too.

    CoJ isn't for everyone, and the last one sucked. It's just a refreshing change of pace from typical shooters. It's no Red Dead, but until we get that on PC, I'll keep playing CoJ, as long as they make the old west ones.

    This one supposedly has iconic outlaws in it, so that might add some appeal. They also really improved the realism and challenge of shootouts in CoJ 2, and I'm hoping they continue that direction. In CoJ 1 it was more like a mere moving cursor like in a browser game.
     
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    Thats very true i think i got lost in the story of rapture in the first game so didn't really notice the repetitiveness of the enemies or the weapons sound quality etc. However with Bioshock 2 Rapture was nothing new which is when i started to pay more attention to the enemies and weapons and other things like that which is probably why i never played it all the way through first time.
     
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    Soooo..... Have you played System Shock 2? ^^

    While I tried to like Bioshock, I couldn't. I loved the setting, I loved the looks of the game, but it was just kinda boring to me.
     
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    Never heard of it :p

    Ill give it a Google i assume the setting is similar?

    edit: explains why ive never heard of it, i was 9 when it was released according to Wikipedia
     
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    I have the exact same feeling with Bioshock games..
    I guess if you are the fortunate one to play System Shock 2 then you are spoiled :banghead:


    ste2425 stop reminding us of our age ! SS2 still worth playing, you just need some mods for the textures that are around the interwebs and I ran it on my Core2Duo 8800GTS fine.
     
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    In that last video from IGN, the AI behind Elisabeth, Ken Levine and his minions talk about scripted events and animations, and they call it an AI.
    Every object on scene is marked up for different kinds of Elisabeth interaction and has an attraction factor so some things are more ore less interesting for her. While idle, she has to choose interactions in a non repeatable pattern while staying in front of the camera.
    If the team had problems developing this kind of simple behaviour, I suspect this game will be a buggy mess, with suggestions like "Save often in different slots, Elisabeth gets stuck also often" ... but honestly, I so hope I'm wrong.
     
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    I loved Bioshock! but bioshock 2 ehh was ok to me. In Bioshock 2 you're a big daddy, but one of or the first big daddy so you're not the strongest. But still a great game, just not as good to me as the first one. I picked it up on a 5 dollar steam sale.

    This Bioshock looks good, but i'm not excited about it.. What captured me in Bioshock was the whole plane crash and the descend into rapture. Looking out the window as you fall to the bottom of the ocean is amazing. I just don't know if I'll get that same feeling in the sky... I hope so.. If they can make the clouds feel like Flash Gordon then it'll be cool.. You know as you raise they play FLASSHHH A-AAHHH He's a miracle! lol hehehehe I guess we'll see.. hehehe I won't buy it new, but I'll pick it up on a sale for sure.
     
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    couldnt resist :p

    Im excited to see how Elizabeth turns out if it works well on the beach and the rest of the game i think it would be quite interesting?
     
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    Bioshock is usually described as a "spiritual successor" to SS2, at least that was what they were getting at when they made Bioshock.

    I actually played it for the first time in 2012. And I was pretty much blown away at how good it was. I mean sure it doesn't have the looks or stuff like that of new games, but the game itself is still spectacular.
     
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    Totally stole my floating city and corrupt leader idea from my book Years into Days. :roll: Not to mention a select few humans with special powers.
    Though i doubt the developers read any british books with little international reception! Maybe i should point them to the product page... I demand royalties!
     
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    You really wrote that? I have seen it, been wanting to read it. It looks kinda interesting. I was always fascinated by Laputa as a kid..
     
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    What's your email address? I'll send you a free copy, my agent in LA has put an obsessively high price of £10~ on the book, so i wont make you pay for it. Currently working on the next in the series, if you'd like to read the first half of that (but then we get into private contracts of forwarding information)
     
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    I think this will be the closest thing we'll get to a roller coaster tycoon game with guns.. lol It would be great if they put out an editor with it to let you create your on sky-lines. I think this would be a great game for Oculus Rift.
     
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    will definitely buy it, but not at 60$. I don't buy any games at 60$.

    loved the originals but personally I can play 2 longer than 1. Sure the storyline is better in 1, but only the 1st time through. The 2nd time it loses its lustor, no more mystery. Then you're stuck with the general gameplay and environment which while good, doesn't hold your interest like it did the first time. You forgo most of the plasmids as useless gimmicks and keep to just a few weapons. It essentially becomes too effective and you fly through the game at world record speed, only to get bored by all the wait times and speeches.

    The 2nd one adds a few more interesting enemies and I really love the drill (though I wish you didn't have to keep getting oil for it) I really can't get tired of drilling into people it's like crack you always need more. I'd set cheatengine to force the oil to stay full and go on for hours.

    Now I'm really looking forward to the new one, I really hope they make it easy to drop enemies off the city, I mean what good is a floating city if you can't throw people off of it? Not to mention I love more open environments rather than dungeon crawls where everything's so limited. So I like the idea of plasmids in the sky. I just hope they don't gimmick it up and make it just as limited as if you were in a dungeon.
     
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    Picked it up for £29 quid on steam, including bioshock 1, Xcom enemy unknown (its alright i gues) and some team fortress 2 stuff with the pre-purchase rewards thing, bout $43 i think.
     
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    I just put that on my amazon wish list for kindle. Sounds interesting. I'll have to get it soon.
     
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    only 13 hours left :)

    Never actually watched the countdown of a game being released before, i really hope its worth it.
     
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    How come there is a review on IGN for 5 days now, and other sites are counting down to release date?
     
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    As i said to Frick, pm your email address and I'll send you a PDF copy :toast:
    It's been out a couple of years, and sales are dwindling anyway!
     

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