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Sky’s the limit: Levine debuts new BioShock Infinite demo

In Internet Time, it’s been infinity years since we last saw Levine’s second BioShock. Has it been worth the wait? We ventured to LA to find out. New screens inside.

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  • Ken Levine says reverting back to Irrational was for the community

    Ken Levine has explained why going back to the Irrational name was so important for its community, and reveals that Take-Two was supportive of the developer’s decision.

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  • 2K Boston reverts to Irrational Games

    Mr Levine must be pleased. As you can see from IrrationalGames.com, 2K Boston’s breathed its last.

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  • 2K Boston's next game is definitely a shooter

    Oh job listings, you just keep making our job easier. According to a job listing over at 2K Boston, the original big daddies of BioShock are currently working on an “unannounced shooter.” Big Bioshock, we know, but it’s still nice to at least have a tiny morsel of concrete info on the game. Click the […]

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  • Levine's new project is "more ambitious than anything we've ever done"

    Ken Levine has said that he and his team at 2K Boston are hard at work on a new project that’s “more ambitious than anything we’ve ever done.” “I think that when we think about a project now… When we thought about this project, we accounted for the fact that hiring the staff that we […]

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  • Ken Levine: "We've never had a layoff in the history of our company"

    According to 2K Boston head Ken Levine, hiring the right people for your studio creates not only stability, but does away the need to hire loads of employees to finish a job, only to let them go afterward. “We’ve never had a layoff in the history of our company, and I’m very proud of that,” […]

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  • 2K Marin: There's no "dead weight" on BioShock 2 team

    2K Marin creative director Jordan Thomas has claimed there are no weak links in his BioShock 2 team. You’d kind of hope so. “We started to very slowly, and through a very stringent interview process, bring in the top talent in the Bay Area, and cherry pick, essentially,” he told Gamespot, talking of the process […]

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  • Rumor: 2K Boston to be renamed Irrational Boston

    2K Boston may be changing its moniker to Irrational Boston. This speculatory information is thanks to both a trademark filed by Take-Two,and t-shirts sported by GDC attendees plastered with “jobs@irrationalboston.com” on the back. Joystiq contacted 2K Boston for verification earlier today and the official response was “no comment” with more to be revealed “very soon.”

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  • Levine: We won't show new game for "some time"

    BioShock legend Ken Levine’s said there won’t be a sniff of his new, super-secret project for a while yet. “Our new project is something we’re champing at the bit to talk about,” he told Gamespot. “But we’re not showing it to anybody and won’t be for some time. In fact, the only way to get […]

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  • Job listing calls BioShock developer’s next game a “AAA multiplayer title”

    According to a job listing posted on Gamasutra, 2K Boston’s next game will be a huge departure from its single player-focused descent into madness, BioShock. Pulling a complete 180, the game will instead be an “action-packed AAA multiplayer title.” “The BioShock team is betting big on multiplayer and plans to stay at the top of […]

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  • IGN gives BioShock PS3 a cool 9.4/10 (update)

    Update: EG’s given it a 10. Update 2: PSM3, via CVG, has given it 9.3/10. IGN’s BioShock PS3 review is up, and it’s glowing. The 9.4/10 score says “buy it”: the closing comments say, “Buy it if you haven’t played it before.” See: If you never experienced the halls of Rapture and have been waiting […]

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  • BioShock PS3 gets launch trailer

    After the break. Despite a bunch of ignorable whinging to the contrary in the past few days, there’s nothing shabby about the PS3 port of Ken Levine’s flawed masterpiece as far as we can see. Now you can see too. The new version’s out on Friday, and if you haven’t played it already you really […]

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  • BioShock PS3 gold, demo this week

    According to this press release, the PS3 version of BioShock is now gold, and the game’s demo will release on Thursday. That’s it. It’s out in the US on October 21 and “elsewhere” on October 17.

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  • BioShock PS3 launch website may be the coolest ever

    Here. This really is a piece of work. It’s a kind of rip off of the game itself that works in your browser. We were impressed, anyway. BioShock’s PS3 version is out on October 21 in the US.

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  • Levine: "I got some nasty fucking threats" over PC BioShock DRM

    Ken Levine’s revealed that the security measures for the PC version of BioShock got him into very hot water with some of the more avid gamers in the audience. “When we had the copy protection issues come out, I was out there talking about the product, I didn’t run away from that. And frankly I […]

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  • Hands-on with BioShock PS3, new movies posted

    Gamespot’s posted up a hands-on with the PS3 version of BioShock, out on October 24. Snip: Outside of the proper single-player experience, we had a chance to try the Survivor mode, which offers a greater level of challenge that forces you to be smarter about how you play the game. Enemy behavior has been tweaked, […]

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  • Levine on System Shock 3: "Would I turn my nose up at another round with Shodan? No"

    2K Boston’s Ken Levine has told VG247 that he “loves” the world of System Shock and would be interested in a third game in the EA-owned series if the opportunity arose. “Would I turn my nose up at another round with Shodan? No,” he said. When asked specifically if he would ever make System Shock […]

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  • PS3 BioShock trailer released

    After the break. Watching it genuinely did want to make us play it again. We may even finish it this time. Game’s out later this year.

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  • BioShock movie won't be "Kate Hudson hunting for pirate treasure," says Levine

    Big-shot Hollywood film guy Gore Verbinski “gets” the BioShock franchise. Ken Levine told us so last week. So don’t expect pretty blondes with unsmudged make-up impaling themselves on muscle-bound dunderheads in the screen adaptation of the 2K Boston game. “You’re always going to be worried that in that first meeting they’re going to be, like, […]

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  • Bioshock PS3 boxart released

    See it here. Big Daddy plus Little Sister is good enough for us. The PS3 version should be a good excuse to go back and look at this again. Game’s out at the end of October.

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