As you may already know, BioShock 2 introduces multiplayer to the series. However, that doesn't mean the single-player portion won't be significant as well.
All the stories are ice cold.
bioshock 1 was one of my favorite games in this generation but I got a very bad feeling about this game, it's the fact that 1-it's not developed by irrational games(knows as 2k Boston but now they are back as irrational games) 2-it feels the same and oh one more thing, it's a multiplat game that was known as an exclusive, again all the fanboy enegry is lost what do you think? add points if you have ideas
Maybe people are just too focused on other big releases? ME2 and MAG are getting a lot of attention because their release is closer. Once those are out of the way, I think we'll see a spike in interest. It'd be a shame if this game didn't get any love.
Bioshock was known as an exclusive? Beats me.. I think the main thing which ruined the hype for me was the delay. I cant stand when a developer makes and sets a release date only to retract it. I can only assume this had something to do with the lame multiplayer add on they wanted to include. (Im a firm believer bioshock should be about an atmospheric single player experience only).
I care, I can't wait for this! Only a few more weeks. I'm gonna do an evil play through first then a good one.
BioShock wasn't exclusive. People aren't as hyped about BioShock 2 because, while BioShock was decent on its first run through, once you got past the story you realized that the gameplay was quite shallow. It's essentially a corridor shooter with some magic powers. Also, the marketing behind BioShock 2 isn't as significant.
I'm excited for it. And I'll get it eventually. I'm putting a hold on all game buying till further notice. I'm swamped with like 8 games. Too many to justify another purchase. But it looks really good to me. And I'm sure it'll do good in reviews and everyone that played and liked 1 will buy it.
I'm not really sure why I don't care about Bioshock 2, but I agree with the points ape007 made about different developers and sameness. I really loved the first one, but I'm just not excited about this new one. The multiplayer looks goofy as hell. And I've already got three games I'll be picking up in the next two months. Maybe once the summer hits, I'll pick it up cheap.
Didn't really like the first one( $15 @ the bargin bin and I still didn't buy it!) and I'm most likely not gonna even pay attention to the second... Maybe its just because I don't like FPS that much?!?
The book is closed on that world; BioShock was complete unto itself and doesn't need to be stretched out. The only decent premise for another game would be a prequel, to see the fall of Rapture, but that was stupidly reserved for a multiplayer game that no one will be playing past the first month of release.
So I was about to talk sh!t about it being so short but BioShock is another story. I wonder why Multiplayer wasn't in the first one though? Same with Uncharted 1, and Naruto: Ultimate Ninja: Storm
can't wait for this game, i loved BS1 and will purchase this
haha I read Bull Sh*t 1 when you said BS1
The first one was about 20hs long so it's kind of disappointing. Hopefully the multiplayer will be good.
20 hours!? Yeah if you played it multiple times!
Or died a lot.
I think if you just go wherever you're told to and don't explore other areas it may take less, but most people I know finish it in around 20hs and that was the length given by Take Two when the game came out.
I felt like the first game only took around 12-ish hours with a decent amount of exploration. They don't tag the save files with play-time, though.
I'd say 20 hours is about right. I'm an avid gamer and it probably took me 15 hours, so 20 for the average gamer. I'm quite disappointed seeing bioshock 2 close to 10 hours. Here in Australia new releases are $110+, so I can't justify that amount of money for 10+ hours. If they do a good job of the multiplayer and doesn't get stale shortly after then I'll reconsider. I loved the first and I really want this to be a good game so I can justify buying it and experiencing it.
no point spending all that money when you can rent it and complete it in a weekend or a couple of days . Unless the online multiplayer it good ?
Thing is, a game needs to be rented for a minimum of 3 days to finish if you're a working man. Here in oz it costs at least $20 for 3 days. It's absolutely sh*t. I think it's such a waste of money renting I only ever buy, so I do ALOT of research before I buy as you could imagine.
Its a real shame when people start bragging about a games length being a shade over 10 hours. I got 15 hours out of bioshock 1. Years ago games used to have significant campaigns, we can blame the COD era for a reverse to that trend.
i agree.. i've put like 60+ hours already in Demon's Souls and i haven't even reached half point. true bliss is what i get everytime DS. ok... it's a mixture of bliss and sh*t loads of fear! q:
im still intrested in this game i mean yea u got other huge titles like god of war splinter cell alan wake mag white knight but dont sleep on this multiplayer should be unique :)
Well that pretty normal. But I wouldnt have minded a bit if they dropped the MP and concentrated on SP. I applauded their brave desission on the first and I think everyone agreed it worked out for the best. Cant we deathmatch enough on other games?
They did concentrate on the single player because the multiplayer was made my Digital Extremes.
As much as I liked Bio Shock 1 I'm gonna wait for heavy Rain and AVP. This game looks great imo. Plus it has multiplayer, it'll be a good change instead of constantly shooting people with bullets. Also I thought the first one was extremely long for some reason. I always felt the end was just right around the corner then I was hit with something else to do. Any how I think a lot of people are going to be surprised by this game because it's seems to be a bit over looked with all of the games coming out this year.
Another GotY contender this 2010. I enjoyed Bioshock 1, it even eared tons of GotY awards. ;D
i liked the first one and it's definitely a good game, but something about the claustrophobic atmosphere made me want to get straight to the ending of the game. some parts felt like they dragged on but it was fun and exciting when major set pieces occurred. with that being said, i don't know if i'm too interested in bioschock 2 right now.
The first one was garbage, so It's no surprise that this game isn't getting any spotlight.
How far did you get and About when did you play? Just curious on your take. I'll Pm you. thanks.
wont buy it, cause i got ylod while playing the first one lol xD
I think I'm one of the few who actually hated the first. I really tried to like it. I tired it 3 times. Once on PC, another on the PS3 demo, and another time on the full PS3 game. My friend kept trying to convince me to like it but I hated it!
I hated Bio Shock. It was boring as hell and it wasn't impressive. It was just ho and hum and the endings were lame, changing absolutley very little, like Infamous, with what you did. Save the sisters, don't save them... meh. Bio Shock 2 has me excited about as much as going to the doctor to get a rectal examine does.
so tell me silogon what is your favorite games this gen? im just curious
Uncharted franchise or Motor Storm franchise... I'd say Ratchet & Clank, but I loved them on the Ps2 also. I really liked Infamous, even though it was flawed. I wish it could've offered up more but even still I couldn't stop playing it, so it did its core job. I also liked Lair and Genji and Conan, too. And yes, I'm serious. I really enjoyed those games. Infact, anytime someone brags about the wii motion controls this and that I break out Lair and show them how cool it "really" is opposed to what everyone just "thought". I also play a lot of PSN games, so I often go back and forth with what I like the most. I'm really into Critter Crunch and Pixel Junk shooter... Pixel Junk Monster was my favorite PSN game aside from everyday shooter. So, I like a lot of games this gen... They just have to offer up something new for me. FPS aren't my thing.
I will stick to Demon's Souls for now and later consume Mass Effect2/DragonAge:Origins/Whit e Knight Chronicles and Final Fantasy 13 to cure my thirts for long games.
for a "sock" game its pretty short remember system shock 1 & 2 long for 20+ hrs the first play Maybe bishock 2 its a "console little kid" versión that everyone wanted, like FEAR 2
Did anyone bother to ACTUALLY READ the article? He says "At the start of the game, you wake up a mystery. And for at least the FIRST TEN hours or so, you remain a mystery." 10 PLUS HOURS. 10 is the minimum and from that quote sounds like merely the halfway point.
absolutly, unknown part is how long you'll play when you know who you are. Let's just hope don't discover it at the end :p
Only 10 hours? The first one took me over 20. Multiplayer = Bleh
cares about this game game the first one sucked
haha that's funny.
Sounds about right for this type of game. 10 should be the norm for non rpg games.
Maybe it's just me but I really couldn't see what was so special about the first game. I played it quite a lot hoping to really get into it but just couldn't. I found the controls very basic. I think it was the fact that there was no aim/target function when shooting.
Shoot > Die > Respawn > Shoot > Die > Respawn > next corridor > Shoot ...
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