The BioShock series is back to answer its critics, but will it be a rapturous return to form?
The original BioShock release (2007) became one of the most critically acclaimed and best loved games of the current console generation. But rarely has a sequel to such a stunning title received such skeptical pre-release concerns.
Such skepticism threatened to be entirely warranted. Celebrated lead designer Ken Levine absence from the sequel's development - a project split between studios and troubled by delays - caused many to question the validity of producing a follow up at all.