Mafia III is one of the most anticipated games of the year, but many still can't shake the feeling that a BioShock Collection and new BioShock are on their way out too.
Omg yes, finally a new BioShock
I am a little uninformed in this situation. Wasn't Irrational Games shut down or something, and the creator (ken?) left. Who we think is helming the new Bioshock if true ?
Who knows. The Publisher still owns the IP so its not as if its not happening. It wouldn't be the first time a company released a new game without the team that actually created it. Bioshock 2 wasn't made by Irrational......
Yea you're right. I think 2K owns the rights for Bioshock so if a new one is being developed is probably by one of their studios. Kinda like with Bioshock 2, which I really liked even though it didn't have that special feel to it.
It is possible that it would be 2K Marin, they developed Bioshock 2 so they have past experience with the franchise. I could be wrong but this seems like the most likely solution given just how incredible Bioshock 2 was, If this rumour turns out to be true we will likely find out what 2K has decided during E3.
Ken Levine has started a new independent studio and is creating a new game similar to Bioshock but less shooting and even more story telling,
The answer to your question is in the article. "Take-Two has said that 2K Marin is on the task of creating a new BioShock,"
2K Marin (BioShock 2 developer) will be continuing the franchise.
2K Marin can do this. I liked Bioshock 2 more than Infinite. I loved Infinite's setting, but the game was so linear and FPS like, it killed it for me. No mystery, no horror at all. It was freaky at times, but mostly underwhelming. Rapture just worked so much more and what made the original so great was the exploration, backtracking, and sheer uncertainty of what was around the corner.
I can tell you that while they may announce it, they are not booking meetings for it unless they say ok we have this as you check in. Usually they will say we have an unannounced title or tell you what it is but that is under embargo.
As long as it is a complete collection no funny download vouchers I'm buying it
If there is a new bioshock I would be hyped. Andrew Ryan is one of the greatest characters in gaming history. Without Levine I feel it would be a shell of its former self. I'm hoping I'm wrong.
This generation of games has been the most mediocre so far. Remaster after collection after remaster after collection. I guess publishers realized they don't have to try any longer and can just give people the same thing just with some "updated' textures.
Maybe do more research then as there has been tons of great games for the current gen consoles. There is a market for this so they are allowed to do this. It's not like there main team does this its ussually a little side team or third party. I for one might be interested in this because I've only beaten bioshock 2, lost bioshock 1 and only got half way through infinite. There is a lot of gems from Gaming for the last 30 years. It's not a negative to go back to them and what better way then your modern console
you mean port after port, although there are still a lot of great games.
They're never going to stop making new games. They just take a bit longer. Last gen, a lot of games had 2-3 year development cycles. Nowadays, we're seeing games have 3-4 year development cycles. We just have to be a bit more patient. It's not like gaming companies are going to "stop" new games development all together. Plus, how many of this generation's games did you beat? You sound as if you're running out of games to play. I can assure you there's many options out on the market as of now
To each your own. Although there have been a lot of remasters this generation there's also been plenty of other great games.
the sad thing is, is that some of those remasters/remakes are the best games out at the moment. still.
Well you must be looking in the wrong place. I have recently played the likes of Bloodborne, Life is Strange, Until Dawn, Dark Souls 3, Xenoblade Chronicles, Mario Maker, Hitman Go, Uncharted 4, The Division, The Witch 3 and Ori and the Blind Forest. These are games I have played in the last 3 months that I can think of off the top of my head. These new games mean that I see remasters as a way to enjoy my old faves like Valkyria Chronicles, GTA5 or The Uncharted Collection.
Wowser. Takes me 3 months to beat a couple of linear, single player games.
You seem to be a bit out of touch with modern gaming. Yes, we do get some remasters, but these are vastly outnumbered by new games. And, some of those new games are among the greatest games of all time. Mediocre? Not even close to mediocre.
If levine isn't behind this new Bioshock then whats the point?
Recall hearing similar sentiments when Amy Hennig left Naughty Dog,, seems to me Uncharted 4 was pretty incredible. I'll give any game a chance personally, especially when its set in a universe I adore.
Who needs e3 when we have shinobi. We are getting leak after leak from him last couple days.
Yeah but this collection has been known since last year.
Meh i already have all 3 games on PCand Xbox 360, ill skip this one. But im all in for a new game
No irrational games and no ken Levine = no buy.
I think it's possible to have a good bioshock game even if Irrational Games aren't developing it. Look at Bioshock 2 for example
Bioshock 2 is arguably the worst in the series so far, though...
but it's still a good game.
But yet, Bioshock 2 was the defining example of just how to make a sequel improving on almost everything from the first. I would argue that Bioshock 2 is the best game in the franchise, if not the second best after Infinite, just my opinion. If 2K Marin is handeling the game then I don't feel concerns are necessary, we just need to hope they don't try to tack on any rubbish multiplayer.
@move: perhaps "worst" isn't the best term to use - I enjoyed all three of the games in the series (so far), I just didn't enjoy #2 as much. @simon: that's fair. and yeah... I really hope they don't just tack on multiplayer.
No such thing as worst or bad when it's BioShock, in my opinion xD
I think using the word "worst" is a bit harsh considering how good of a game Bioshock 2 was. Sure it was the least best out of the 3, but it's still a very faithful addition to the series. And far better than anyone would've expected from a team that didn't have ANY of the previous developers working on it. I'd say that's quite an accomplishment.
Agree.Bioshock 2 was a major disappointment for me,but not as much as infinite was.
Since it's Shinobi im taking this more than a grain of salt lol!
Apparently you don't keep up with news. Over the past 9 months, four different ratings boards including the esrb rated this collection. So this collection has been known for quite awhile, including the box art. As far as a new game, 2K said themselves that 2K Marin are continuing the series.
No I do not claim to know all gaming news stuff slips past my radar from time to time. I hope that's not a crime
I read news here about 50 times a day and I agree that stuff ocassionally slips past me as well but BioShock is something I go out of my way to find every bit of info I can .. because it's BioShock xD .. I didn't mean to offend so I'm sorry... I just get really excited anytime BioShock is mentioned and this collection and a new game get closer to being announced :3
... *new* Bioshock? Seeing as how the only one that wasn't handled by Irrational Games wasn't as good, I am going to remain cautious - especially if they try to tack on MP again.
I think I may buy it let's see though Still hoping that 2k announces a new borderlands or midnight club
This has been floating around for months this rumor
Not really a rumor if the esrb rated it.. more of a given..
Il need Infinite as that is the only one I have not played.
In other news, water is wet. With 4 ratings board leaks over the past 9 months, anyone with a brain knew it was coming. Plus it's friggin BioShock. If any game franchise besides Mass Effect deserves a current gen remaster, it's BioShock.
I wanna see the new System Shock.
That's being developed by Night Dive Studios along with remakes of the first two games.. they recently showed pre alpha footage of the System Shock 1 remake. All of them are going to be released on PC and consoles.
Please,if you start with a setting like Emporia and end up with another cloud city and whatever it will include,dont make it.
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