Screenshots and trailer of Ken Levine's new game, Bioshock Infinite, are up on the official website.
where is the new ip?all this hype for another bioshock game
Indeed what a lie that was. But what is strange is its not called Bioshock 3, so maybe they see it as a new IP.
just like assassins creed brotherhood is a new ip, right?
Completely different world. Check. Completely different characters. Check. Completely different story. Check. Completely different game. Check. Different title. Not check. The only thing that is missing is a new title. If this was called Infinite or something, you people would immediately say OH LOOK A NEW IP YAY.
Ok, I WANT this game right now. I LOVE Bioshock games and even though, many people don't want to see a new Bioshock games, it's a gteat news to Bioshock fans like myself. CAN'T WAIT!
Anyone else not able to get the trailer to load? They should have saved "Infinite" for the inevitable Bioshock in Space.
Here: http://www.youtube.com/watc... I think this looks really cool. I love the steampunk that is Bioshock. Them taking it to the sky is a fresh way of keeping the same style, but adding new locations and stories.I guess it is safe to say the Bioshock is a namesake now, like Final Fantasy. Hey we all have to start everywhere. I am interesting to see what other steampunk themes and eras they plan to explore in the future. I also think that Bioshock 2 isn't their main focus. I would assume that every Bioshock game will be set in a new locale with new everything, from here on out. I'll keep my ear on this one. Hyped up or not, the Bioshock Universe is really interesting and I am glad it is being creatively expanded, instead of milked.
that looked pretty interesting. taking it to the skies is very different and i can see/feel that the tension is gonna be high in this game for fear of falling out of this city. i think i'll keep myself updated on this one to see what else they are going to do with it.
We don't know anything yet but the setting. Are you just mad because Andrew Ryan won't be in it?
We know the story, you play an Agent that is going to Columbia to rescue Elizabeth, a Woman that was kept in Columbia since she was a child. We know the setting, 1912, Columbia, a city in the sky with an artificial summer-day look.
I smell this being actually a new ip that 2k decided to tie instead to bioshock for sales
No no the art style is FAR too similar to Bishock's to be a new I.P. THAT would confuse people.
The interview with levine he stated that its bioshock in namesake like final fantasy is. Its core gameplay mechanics only.
... in the past ... but they are really feeding off the previous one with this one. Also I guess after they had stuffed gamers underwater for so long they figured ..."hey we'll throw the same look and feel at gamers cuz they dont' know any better and put them up in the skies." I seriously hope the gameplay makes up for this attitude :/ cuz I'm getting this "... we wanted this in the last game but we were pressed for time" kind a feel from the video.
Irrational Games didn't even make the last Bioshock game. This game and Bioshock 2 have basically nothing in common except name. Ken Levine / Irrational Games did not design, produce, or develop Bioshock 2. THIS is the true sequel to Bioshock (I liked Bioshock 2 but in a "more of the same" kind of way, it was fun and all but definitely just kind of a continuation of Bioshock, not anything groundbreaking... I think this game is going to be a whole new experience and not just feel like more levels in the same game).
they are just using the same art direction and still to my point .. biting off the style from the previous game?
Dude, Mario Galaxy was just Mario in space with the same look and feel. Final Fantasy VI was just Final Fantasy IV with a few different rules, better graphics, and a new story. Uncharted 2 was an improvement on Uncharted. Bioshock was a new iteration on System Shock 2. So what? Okay, I get the Bioshock 2 anger. That was more an expansion than a sequel. This sure doesn't look like it. Now, if this game consists of a first-person perspective with Big Somethings, plasmids, and throwing electric stuff into water, then yes, you're in the right, but this doesn't look that way from what I've seen. Just remember that some of the best and most innovative titles have been some sort of sequel. Actually, I'd say the best was a prequel - Shadow of the Colossus.
wowowowowowo!! day 1 amazing! i love the bioshock series!
Me too. Bioshock is still one of the best games I have played this generation. Bioshock Infinite will be a day 1 purchase.
If I could pre-order now I would - Great games that smack of atmosphere!
Looks like 2K might have just pulled the old Activision Call of Duty dev switch. The main developer lays down the benchmark and the secondary throws out another game along the same lines. This could really be a fantastic game and if it sells well 2K marin will probably knock out the sequel to this one in the same setting like they did with bioshock 2. I liked bioshock 2 but to be frank it missed that sense of wonder for obvious reasons the first provided with this unexplored, unfamiliar, mysterious underwater city. I think we have a vague idea of the tone this game will take but im really anticipating a whole new setting full of amazing sights. Ken Levine is working on this bioshock, if its not superb, i will be quite surprised.
I'm very excited! It's going to be a long wait for this game. I thought that was andrew ryan listening to the record player in the trailer but that can't be if it's set in 1912(100 years before the games release). Ken Levine stated it is just a spiritual succesor but I hope it has tons of similarities to the first Bioshock. Can't wait to hear more info.
Ken Levine is at the helm, and Bioshock in title? Sold. Nuf said. Edit: From what I hear(GWJ podcast), they will use NO assets from Bioshock 1-2 but will indeed have all new assets.
Bah, I wanted a new IP. I loved, loved Bioshock, but felt it was a complete game not in need of a sequel. I failed to even play the second. Buuut, this one is in a new city, so it may warrant a purchase. I jut need more info.
Same as you, I think Bioshock 2 was unnecessary...now we got a third one.
It is different though, it is just Bioshock in name but a whole new character, story, and setting. Plus it is being made by Irrational, they made Bioshock 1 not 2.
I agree, this has nothing to do with Rapture or anything.
actually it looks like bioshoock just in the sky instead of the ocean. when you read the synopsis it even sounds like the bioshock story. the character doesn't matter since they don't talk or even have faces. this is just them trying to cast in on the bioshock name and it is too bad bioshock used to really something good but is now ending up like every other shooter(rehashing the same thing over and over). -the big daddy is sent to save the girl(in infinity it is a regular guy) -the girl and the big daddy have a connection because of the girls powers and have a close relationship -they are trying to escape a collapsing city it is all the same just in the sky.
I dont think Bioshock in the Sky is very "bioshock" to me. Wheres the creepyness and the atmosphere of the game.
I played Bioshock 1 and 2 which were both amazing. But, the major complaint from many people was that the atmosphere was too dark. Besides, the floating buildings looked really cool. I thought the hot-air baloons were hilarious and creative.
new game but using an old IP to make sure it stays afloat? long as it's bioshock related i am excited for it
lol afloat. Bad pun tbh.
WAIT WAIT is this BioShock 3????
So its not Bioshock 3 but Bioshock 4, 5, 6, 7, *INFINITY*!
Its time to wrap up the BIOSHOCK series.
Man, you guys sure love sequels . No matter how many or horrible they are. LOL.
First of all Bioshock 2 was far from "horrible". Furthermore, this one is being made by Irrational Games, the same studio that made the incredible first game.
Bioshock in the sky? Interesting. It is not from the people that made Bioshock 2 either. It is from the original Bioshock devs. From the site: "BioShock Infinite is a first-person shooter currently in development at Irrational Games, the studio behind the original BioShock (which sold over 4 million units worldwide). Set in 1912, BioShock Infinite introduces an entirely new narrative and gameplay experience that lifts players out of the familiar confines of Rapture and rockets them to Columbia, an immense city in the sky. Former Pinkerton agent Booker DeWitt has been sent to rescue Elizabeth, a young woman imprisoned in Columbia since childhood. Booker develops a relationship with Elizabeth, augmenting his abilities with hers so the pair may escape from a city that is literally falling from the sky. DeWitt must learn to fight foes in high-speed Sky-Line battles, engage in combat both indoors and amongst the clouds, and harness the power of dozens of new weapons and abilities."
thanks for the pics. looks like the character models will have more detail/texturing for this one? that would be a welcome upgrade.
Wow looks incredible
The story makes no sense though... It has NOTHING to do with Rapture. (which is the MAIN SETTING OF BIOSHOCK)
wich makes me suspect that it was a new game and new ip , and somewhere along the lines , it was tied to bioshock
why would it need to have anything to do with Rapture to make sense? The game was called Bioshock, not Adventures In Rapture from Down Under
is that it is an isolated place like under the sea, but in the sky instead. That, and the core gameplay mechanics will be similar, but completely different at the same time. Bio (i.e. life) shock, makes sense to me. Being isolated in the sky or the see would be life changing (shocking).
This game is a prequel set in 1912. Rapture wasn't even built yet right? Frankly, I'm glad we're not seeing Rapture again. I wanted to see other areas in the BioShock-verse. I'll be picking this game up day one.
Why are they all of a sudden switching to subtitles? v_v
I am floored. Totally brought back that feeling I had when I saw the first Bioshock trailer.
Most amazing trailer I have ever seen! I am play Bioshock 2 atm and I think it is awesome!
At then end when all the system icons and logos are shown, it shows PSN, but no Live? How come? Is it always this way, or this something different?
The last thing i wanted was to play another Bioshock. I played both part 1 and 2. However did you all check out that trailer? I might be changing my mind, that trailer looks awesome. Hope they up the ante on the graphics, hope there as good as the trailer.
I hear they use Unreal Engine 3.x now instead of Unreal Engine 2.x(Which Bioshock 1 and 2 used) so we should see a better graphics. Source : http://www.ausgamers.com/fe... Can't wait for this game!
Oh my God. Its like my dreams came true. Not very excited about the civil war era-period but its still fucking amazing. is this coming out next year ?
The Civil War lasted until 1912....lol wut?
Holy hell.. Civil War in 1912? come on man.. do better.
haha. 1912 was 2 years before WW I
So its basically a prequel/sequal since its 1912 and the first bioshock took place in 1960. sounds amazing either way gonna get it
doesn't "bio" mean life? I kind of always associate bio with water because thats where life started. They should have called it Aeroshock or Arrowshock for a cooler name. I mean, they had systemshock, bioshock, and now aeroshock. That definitely makes more sense to me.
it doesn't have another silent protagonist. I HATE silent protagonists, GAH! The developers could really shake things up with the narrative here by giving this new playable character, y'know, an actually personality, and allow him to interact with other people in this new society. By actually exchanging words!
I played the first one, loved it up until there the twist, then it bombed for me. Had absolutely no interest in the second game, never played it. Didn't have any interest in a potential third game either, but I just watched the trailer for this new one. What can I say, it's now on my radar. The new setting is already a great start, but I hope they mix things up a bit more. Like say for instance...NO GODDAMN SILENT PROTAGONIST!!!
I actually agree with the silent protagonist thing. That always bothers me about some games. I play videogames to be transported to a new world with exciting characters and environments. A lifeless character is almost the same thing as having an untextured room in a videogame.
you're a moron.
really cool. i love the setting. i never played Bioshock 2, but i loved the first one. i wonder if they are going to cut MP to focus on single player, since people clamored for multi-player for Bioshock 2, making the developer split resources to include the mode, then didn't play it. no one even TALKS about Bioshock 2 MP these days. i'd rather have Irrational focus on a strong single player campaign like the first Bioshock, than have them shoehorn in MP that nobody is going to care about a few weeks after release.
you know a lot of people missed out on Bioshock 2 because they felt it unnecessary. I have to say that while Bioshock is a better game, merely because it had the "wow" factor. Bioshock 2 is a REALLY good game and really fun and original enough that it's a great experience. I highly recommend you try it out at least, because I think you will personally enjoy it.
I love how everyone always uses the argument "the developer split resources to include multiplayer" about Bioshock 2. Bioshock 2 had two different teams working on each mode separately much like Medal of Honor!
No mention on here as to why they are not releasing this game till 2012!!??!? STOP WITH THE 2+ YEAR HYPE-TRAINS ALREADY!!!! There is nothing more annoying to me as a gamer.
im still on the hype train for FF7 remake :/ shame on me