Excerpt: I’ll admit it: it was with some resemption that I went down in the underwater world of Rapture for a second time. Although I was never completely convinced by the gunplay in the original game, its unique setting and atmosphere were not easy to forget.
Summary: The sequel, be it book, movie, game or even album, fans always want the chance to recapture the magic of discovery a second time. In the gaming world often a sequel means some cosmetic changes and a few innovations and that’s good for most.
Summary: Memorable stories in first-person shooters are increasingly uncommon. That's one of the many reasons the BioShock franchise shines so brightly--and the biggest motivation for playing Minerva's Den, an emotionally touching downloadable add-on for BioShock 2 .
Pros: Intriguing story that comes to a surprising and poignant end, Atmospheric visuals and sound effects really draw you in, Fun combat is further energized by new weapons, plasmids, and enemies, Great level design makes battles tense but never frustrating
Cons: Narrative structure is just like previous BioShock stories, A few of BioShock 2's irritations continue to linger
Excerpt: Share As we near the fall season, Iâ€™m reminded of the little gems from earlier this year. Â One, in particular, that stands out to me is Bioshock 2. Â Hearing people talk about it now, I feel like Iâ€™m one of the few people who really like Bioshock 2. Â Sure, the story was not as epic […]
Excerpt: There's no doubt that revisiting Rapture isn't quite as special as seeing the dilapidated underwater city for the first time. While BioShock 2 doesn't make you trawl through the same locations, there's a familiarity here, but with 10 years having passed since the end of the original game, new...
Excerpt: Bioshock 2 has landed, and carries with it some epic expectations: not only did it´s stellar prequel garner some impressive awards and accolades, but the series of "Shock" games (including the PC´s System Shock series) are somewhat revered amongst cerebral gamers.