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Could Bioshock Infinite Remodel Today’s Multiplayer?

Matt Randisi writes, " It seems silly that the general state of online multiplayer nowadays is presumably known by gamers and developers alike, yet it has taken this long for someone to make mention of it; especially in reference to motivation for shaking things up. Bioshock creator Ken Levine has stated, "We are never interested in making a multiplayer mode you could just play in some other game, because A) that's not creatively interesting and B) financially, you're wasting your time. They're going to go play Halo. They're going to go play Call of Duty.” Why is this pertinent at this time? Simple, an ad recently showing up on Gamasutra by Irrational Games highlighting the desire to expand the Online Infrastructure Team. It has already been widely assumed that this ad is most likely in reference to the much anticipated Bioshock Infinite, and the prospect of multiplayer. Can a brave and aware developer like Mr. Levine produce the next big thing in online play? We can certainly hope...

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jeseth2549d ago

It could . . . . but it won't.

That of course will be done by the next innovative installment of Call of Duty . . .

christheredhead2549d ago

even if the multiplayer mode is unique, different or interesting it just wont be a selling point for me when it comes to this game. when i think bioshock i dont think multiplayer. i think rich story, engaging characters, unique setting and diverse weaponry. whether a multiplayer mode is included or not, i wont be playing it. im whole heartedly interested in the single player and so far it looks stunning.

frelyler2549d ago

No, because hopefully it won't have it. Give me a strong narrative and solid game play over multiplayer any day. I am so sick of every company thinking it needs online play. There are only a small number of games which have strong justifiable MP and they can all be counted on one hand.

NYC_Gamer2549d ago

nope,because this franchise does not need any type of mp

Cade2549d ago

Would trying to add a MP with a unique style hurt the game? No. Though it may not do anything to draw attention away. Bioshock single player is one of the best i've played in a FPS.

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