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  • Unownshipper

    Caption Contest!

    November 25, 2014 by Unownshipper

    This time of year can really wear a person out. Maybe the recent polar plunge has you down or the fact that it's not yet the holidays so everyone still has to work. Whether that work is a final exam, Christmas shopping, or just your everyday job, we could all use some levity. Maybe this can help.


    While looking for pictures in Dionysus Park, I got into an altercation with some Splicers and this is the end result. One Breadwinner splayed out on the floor, a Lady Smith pinned to the wall by a Spear, the register and a shotgun nearby. I removed the spear, but she just stayed in that position (bloody, but hangin' in there) as if she were reaching out. Something about the mise-en-scène of this image tells a story. That's where you come in.


    This picture says a thousand words, you just need to come up with them. Is this a joke, a dramtic story, something else… Share your two cents. Write what you think Lady Smith, Breadwinner, or both are saying/thinking or just narrate a story. Show your crea…


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  • D.Ryan

    It would seem that 2K Games has announced that the original BioShock will be coming to all iOS devices sometime this summer. The press release 2k Games released has also teased something about controller support for the iOS versions.

    BioShock will bring the complete experience of the original “genetically enhanced” action-adventure, first-person shooter to iOS devices, while offering optimized touch controls and full Made for iPhone (MFi) game controller support.


    2K has also announced that the new BioShock game will only run on the following iOS devices: iPad Air, iPad Mini 2, iPad 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 5S, the game will not run on any iOS devices previous to these models, meaning the game will not be available on the iPod 5 or any models previous to that. Nor the iPhone 4S or any models previous to that. The same goes with any model previous to the iPad Mini 2, and the iPad 4.


    All iOS owners will be able to get this new game later this summer, and they will pay a "premium p…



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  • Unownshipper

    "Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his own brow?"

    Heck if I know...let's go get a beer!


    Rapture is a place that probably doesn't observe saint's holidays, but it's citizens will take any excuse to knock back a brew. So, whether your drink of pleasure is a bottle of Old Tom Whiskey, Fine Gin, Chechnya Vodka, Arcadia Merlot, Old Harbinger Beer, Moonbeam Absinthe, Lacas Scotch, or even a Yuck Lager Beer, head on down to The Fighting McDonagh's Tavern and celebrate with your friends and neighbors.

    Remember, don't be seen unless you're wearin' green!


    Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

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  • D.Ryan

    Ken Levine, the Creative Director for Irrational Games has announced that Irrational Games: The creative force behind BioShock, and BioShock: Infinite. Has officially been disbanded, Ken Levine has announced that the future of the BioShock Franchise is now in the hands of 2K Games. Burial at Sea: Episode 2, which will be the conclusion to Burial at Sea: Episode 1. DLC for BioShock Infinite, will be Irrational Games' last effort for the BioShock franchise.


    "I am winding down Irrational Games as you know it. I’ll be starting a smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor at Take-Two. That is going to mean parting ways with all but about fifteen members of the Irrational team. There’s no great way to lay people off, and our first concern is to make sure that the people who are leaving have as much support as we can give them during this transition."

    -Ken Levine

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  • Chad Roberts

    So Game Informer sites Reveals that say Andrew Ryan will Have Major role on new DLC and Daisy Fitzroy will just Cameo Apperance, And they will said returned in Burial at Sea Episode 2, so there link to article (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2014/02/11/daisy-fitzroy-and-andrew-ryan-return-for-bioshock-infinite-39-s-second-burial-at-sea-dlc.aspx).


    The Behind the Scenes is out now!!!

    And three pictures from article are here.

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  • Unownshipper

    Considering Hollywood's track record with adapting video games to film it's probably for the best that the plug was officially pulled on the proposed BioShock movie.

    The fact is that despite the limitless potential of the concept, talented individuals (like Gore Verbinski, John Logan, and others) associated with the project, and a devoted fanbase, it's difficult to take a 10-12 hour game (some say 8 if you just run through it) and compress it down to the length of a Hollywood theatrical film (1.5-3) without losing a lot of the heart and soul of the original.


    However, we can all still enjoy some beautiful concept art and imagine what could have been. An article posted on January 14, 2014 outlines the pre-production journey the film took before being cancelled.

    http://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/return-rapture-concept-art-cancelled-bioshock-film/

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  • TheBlueRogue

    As a part of Holiday Know Days, we are kicking off an exciting Community Choice Awards event for Gaming. The 2013 year has brought us plenty of amazing times, and now it's time to separate the best from the rest. The nominations for this year have been announced, and now it's to up to you, the users, to decide who comes out on top! We've got several categories, including Best Story, Best Setting, and Game of the Year!

    This year, BioShock Infinite is up for several nominations including Best Setting, Best Gadget, Best Story, Best Sci-Fi Game, Character of the Year (Elizabeth), and Game of the Year ! It's time to let the power of your vote be heard!

    Visit the Community Choice Awards Blog to vote! Be sure to vote in each category, click through them by hitting "Next" under each section! Some of these categories are not live yet, so be sure to check back December 23rd to vote in Round 2 of the Gaming Categories!

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  • Poketape

    As the title says, Minerva's Den has finally made its way to Steam. Anybody that had Bioshock 2 in their Steam library before today got the DLC for free. It's priced at $9.99 and is on sale for $4.99 until October 7.

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Today was a big day for BioShock Infinite. After plenty of waiting, major DLC add-ons were released and announced today. Ken Levine revealed two separate pieces of downloadable content for the game, Clash in the Clouds and Burial at Sea. While Clash seems to be a large combat-abundant DLC release, Burial may allude to another timeline, where Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth find themselves in Rapture.


    Clash in the Clouds is available now for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC. The add-on brings in several new challenges, weapons, gear, and locals for $4.99 (400 Microsoft Points). Players can now combine weapons, Vigors, Gear, Tears, and Sky-Lines to battle through Blue Ribbon Challenges. Completing these challenges successfully can lead to a slew of rewards, including new Voxophones, Kinetoscopes, concept art, and more.

    The challenge maps featured in Clash in the Clouds include The Ops Zeal, the Duke and Dimwit Theater, Raven's Dome, and the Emporia Arcade. "With Clash in the Clouds, people get…


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