BioShock designer: Games shouldn’t hide the gory reality of violence

By: Eddie Makuch Mainstream media have a way of hiding the gory reality of violence and war, and it is up to art–including video games–to provide an uncensored look at what news outlets won’t show. That’s according to BioShock designer Ken Levine, who told Boston Magazine that video games should not shy away from depicting the reality of violence, however harsh it may be. “One … Continue reading BioShock designer: Games shouldn’t hide the gory reality of violence

BioShock Infinite Burial at Sea – Episode One out November 12

By: Eddie Makuch 2K and Irrational Games announced today that BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode One will be released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC on November 12. Previously, the downloadable content was expected sometime before the holidays. “This is a love letter to the fans, but it’s also the beginning of a story that will give gamers a new perspective on … Continue reading BioShock Infinite Burial at Sea – Episode One out November 12

Bioshock Movie Plans Officially Dead

By: Katey Rich Bioshock is one of the many potential video game adaptation we’ve talked about over the years, usually in the context of “someone wants it to happen, but there’s nothing going just yet.” Yes, for a while Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski was planning to make it, but nearly as soon as he made the commitment the project stalled out. Even when director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo was … Continue reading Bioshock Movie Plans Officially Dead

BioShock Infinite Box Art Released By Irrational Games

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Ahead of the game’s release towards the start of next year, Irrational Games has decided that now is the perfect time to unveil the official BioShock Infinite box art. The PlayStation 3 version of the box art highlights plenty of different things, like the PlayStation Move compatibility, but also the fact that the original BioShock comes packaged in free of charge. … Continue reading BioShock Infinite Box Art Released By Irrational Games

Bioshock Infinite will not feature multiplayer

By:  Guy Cocker It’s been a tough six months for developer Irrational Games and its latest game, Bioshock Infinite. In May, publisher Take-Two announced that the game was being pushed back beyond its scheduled October release date to arrive on February 26, 2013 instead. Then, in August, a number of the team’s top development staff began leaving the company. First were director of product development Tim Gerritsen and art director … Continue reading Bioshock Infinite will not feature multiplayer

Harmonix named top place to work in Boston

By: Eddie Makuch Rock Band and Dance Central developer Harmonix is one of the top places to work in the Boston, Mass., area according to a new survey from The Boston Globe. The publication’s “2012 Top Places to Work” survey was published recently and places Harmonix at number 24 of 40 on the list’s midsize employers category. The midsize company category was defined as those … Continue reading Harmonix named top place to work in Boston

Bioshock Infinite Beast Of America Trailer Arrives

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) After the E3 2011 demo of Bioshock Infinite fans waited patiently and after an underwhelming VGA trailer, the Beast of America trailer is here. The trailer shows off all footage from the final game that is still coming out 2/26/2013 in North America. After months of not hearing anything about the game, important developers leaving Irrational, and getting delayed from its … Continue reading Bioshock Infinite Beast Of America Trailer Arrives