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Unread 2010-08-12, 14:27   #1
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Repo sent me a link for this from gamespot here....

To which i thought... Cool. Then I saw this on cnet

that looks pretty effing cool to me.
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Unread 2010-08-13, 7:44   #2
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Smart move, in my opinion. Rapture was amazing, but after two games it was arguably getting played out.
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Unread 2010-08-13, 8:27   #3
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More here....

Bummer it will be over a year before we get to play this.
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Unread 2011-08-13, 11:50   #4
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http://www.bioshockinfinite.com/videos/36096

Looks freakin' awesome.

I'm a bit late to this game, having just got a computer able to play the first one. But I should have plenty of horsepower to drive this once it comes out. I just love the alternate history and art deco/steampunk style of this game series.


edit: hehe, just saw I resurrected this thread exactly one year later.

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Unread 2011-08-23, 10:49   #5
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Yeah, this game is looking to be a great followup. Bioshock 2 was OK, but it was really more of an expansion of the first game.
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Unread 2012-12-01, 13:50   #6
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In case you haven't seen the latest trailer (just found it now, myself)...



I'm kind of an outlier when it comes to gaming. I don't game much, but when I do I tend to like some of the more esoteric single-player offerings. Was really hooked on "Black & White" for a while. Then the first two Bioshocks (first one's much more a work of art though IMO and the graphics are even better).

I'm really looking forward to this release. I hate the overplayed term of "steampunk", but this, hopefully, will transcend that cheesy stereotype.


Oh, and "motorized patriot" looks like a really fun foe...


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Oh my

http://kotaku.com/5965053/eerily-acc...infinite-stuff
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Unread 2013-02-22, 12:30   #9
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Dude, I think I just filled the cup.
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Unread 2013-03-16, 14:48   #10
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Plunked down for the Premium edition today at the Irrational Games store. They charged me tax but shipping is free.

http://www.bioshockinfinite.com/collector

...oh, and ash#, you may need another cup...

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Unread 2013-03-17, 17:46   #11
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Excuse me for continually posting to this thread, but I just watched this vid which gives incredible insight on why Bioshock moved from the Rapture world to the Columbia world. Worth a watch if you're interested in this game..

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The first review (video)

http://www.ign.com/videos/2013/03/21...ideo-review-pc
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Preordered my copy yesterday. With the 20 dollar promotional credit from amazon from a previous video game purchase, came to a cool 42 bucks. Cant. Wait. To. Play.

I played though pretty much the entire campaign of the first Bioshock over the past week or two to get myself all Bioshocked up.
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Unread 2013-03-25, 19:24   #14
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...aaaand the launch trailer

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Charles Ives is probably my favorite American composer -- even above Gershwin. He was a modern idealist that thought ahead of his time. His compositions surely were an inspiration for some of the Bioshock Infinite soundtrack.

Please listen to "The Unanswered Question" below if you've never heard it before..



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Ives

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Unread 2013-04-02, 7:15   #16
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This game is really starting to bring the awesome now. The scene with the cover of Fortunate Son is friggen awesome.
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Unread 2013-04-02, 8:42   #17
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Hehe, you said awesome twice.

Yeah it is really great. Didn't get a chance to play all weekend until last night. Been putzing through slowly and scrounging every corner. Also getting some bearing on how to strategically use the vigors and weapons. I forget sometimes about the awesomeness of the melee (skyhook) and I think there are advantages to using weapons while enemies are under control of vigors -- and using multiple vigors, like murder of crows and then setting all the crows on fire.

Just went through the greenhouse w/ the Elizabeth statue and got as far as the next autosave before it started getting late last night. Don't spoiler anything on my account though. Hell, I skimmed an article already that talks about the ending so I don't mind that sort of stuff.
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Unread 2013-04-02, 9:06   #18
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I forget to use my vigors at times. To the point where the game says on the screen "dont forget your vigors" hehehehe. I maxed out Devil's Kiss, which does some nice damage. And I very much enjoy Murder of Crows. I have a hat or something that makes it so I get health from melee strikes with my skyhook. And I just got "charge" which is a vigor that makes you charge and smash into dudes for big damage.

Also, been using the sniper rifle a lot.
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Unread 2013-04-03, 7:35   #19
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I have all of the vigors now. I upgraded Charge so that it gives you brief invulnerability and a shield recharge when you blast into a guy. this is my new favorite. that was expensive... $1600.
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That sounds like a great upgrade, even with the pricetag.

I love Murder of Crows. The upgrade where when someone dies while being attacked by crows (you can make sure of that with bullets) their body turns into a crow trap is really handy in a group.

I love the music thing they're doing, turning modern songs into old-timey versions. Beach Boys, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Tainted Love, Fortunate Son... it's fun coming across them. My guess is that they're a clue to something that will be revealed late in the game, probably related to that mysterious couple.
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Great lines between Liz and Witt you may or may not have run into...

When in book store-

"Are you into gardening, Mr. Dewitt?"

"We frown on gardens in my part."

"Where's that?"

"The part with no gardens."
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hehehe yea i heard that one.
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This game just kicked it up about 17 notches.
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Just to reiterate.

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I'm looking forward to where you're at w/ the game.

I did the "farming for dollar bills" thing tonight for a bit. You're well past this point but it was good for several hundred free bucks until it grew tiresome. My SSD makes loads between scenes super fast though so it was worth it for the coin.

I agree, the sniper rifle works great and it'll probably be a key carry for a while. I upgraded my machine gun. I just like that weapon for some reason. Yeah they're boring but I'm not a huge gamer so they're not a bore to use like some people probably think.

So far my vigor combo of choice has been the murder of crows (busted out for the same upgrade as Repo did) followed up with the devil's kiss for some flaming bird action.

Hit a bug again tonight (I know, PC versions and the bugs), but getting on the skyline before Hall of Heroes I must've jumped to a wrong spot because I lost all movement and even though I was able to hop off at the top I still couldn't move. Had to start over and do all my lock picks, gear, scopes, voice recorders all over again
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I fully upgraded the machine gun and that was a go to for much of the game. I got to really like the carbine later in the game, but you dont find them as much then.
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I just want to stop and collect my thoughts real quick regarding this game while it's fresh in my head (albeit a little buzzed)...

I don't play a lot of games but never have I played a computer game that made you think so hard about life. I just got back from a walk to the grocery store. The only one left in walking distance is one of those Walmart grocery stores. Walking into the store I'm feeling almost like I'm in the game. Rich people going one way, poor people shopping for what they need (there's a wide variation of income in a small footprint where I live) and it's just so reminiscent of the game. Might as well replace the Walmart sign w/ Fink Industries. I'm going through the self checkout and the machine's stuck in Spanish. I complete checkout and smile at the older black lady checking out after me and tell her the machine's in Spanish still. After the machine says "Gracias" to me for taking my receipt I say, De nada" and we're both laughing.

I don't know where I'm going with this, but the story of this game really feeds the desire to think outside yourself. A lot of games do the opposite and are very egocentric. This game story really makes you contemplate things you maybe already had in your comfort zone of life. There's a murder of crows outside my office window on a neighbor's tree probably migrating north for spring...
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You potted up on weed right now?

I looked out the window yesterday and saw a bigass black crow sitting on my bird feeder. Then I saw a swarm of them come out of my hand. Wait till you finish the game. It stays with you for a while.
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nah, I just played through that real depressing part of the game through shantytown and afterward. Now I'm back in a shoot 'em up section again. Even though all the poor people are just game characters, that part of the game is really sad. I think the big difference between this and bioshock 1 is there's a lot more to relate with literally. Sort of hard to do that with mutant splicers in underwater tubes.
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