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: While many elements of “Bioshock 2” feel like rehashes of the original game, the saga of Eleanor and the Little Sisters makes it a far more emotional experience. The world of Rapture comes alive with greater vibrancy to the ardent explorer who seeks out the supplementary audio logs.
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.
Conclusion: BioShock 2 sets out to make a name for itself, and overall it does. It improves on the original's gameplay while telling two different stories across modes. The experience isn't as powerful at the end, but the Little Sister bond makes up for that.