2K Boston/2K Australia - BioShock - long (2007) :60 (USA)

 
 

2K Boston/2K Australia - BioShock - long (2007) :60 (USA)

(superagrunts)
Looks like they totally ripped off Combat for the Atari 2600 with this new game.

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Not at all a rip-off, it's

Not at all a rip-off, it's an extremely original game that's got the game world collectively drooling. And that includes me.

Although there's a lot of first-person shooting going on, it doesn't consider itself a straight FPS game. The idea is not to blast everything you see, but to figure out what's happening and what you ought to do about it. Apparently there are some deep moral decisions to be taken as you progress.

I never buy games on new release, but I might make an exception for this one!

Not a rip-off, it's a very

Not a rip-off, it's a very original game that's got the gaming world collectively drooling. Including me!

And although there's a lot of first-person shooting action, it doesn't consider itself a straight FPS game. That is, the idea isn't to blast everything in sight, but to figure out what's happening and what you ought to do about it (while keeping yourself alive at the same time). There are apparently some deep moral decisions that have to be made as you progress.

(sorry about you getting

(sorry about you getting caught in the anti-spam trap RLDavies.)

I reckoned it was me - had

I reckoned it was me - had LOTS of connection problems that day.

Mebbe I shouldn't've used a

Mebbe I shouldn't've used a 70s-era video game reference with you young pups around. Darn sarcasm done got lost.

Not completely lost. ;)

Not completely lost. ;)

Young pups? (sigh) I suppose

Young pups? (sigh) I suppose it balances out the Adventure Gamers crowd making me feel ancient lately. At the moment it seems to be full of people describing what they were playing when they were five. Jeez.

I was just correcting any false impression that BioShock is a straight action shooter. The makers are going to great lengths to emphasise that it's much deeper than that. (Not that the commercial gives a clue.)

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