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The distinctive fonts in the BioShock series are used both in and out of the game to promote the Art Deco aesthetic prevalent in Rapture.

In Columbia, they are used to identify the Beaux Arts and Art Nouveau style.

BioShock, BioShock 2, and Burial at SeaEdit

Century Gothic / FuturaEdit

Font Name Image Description
Century Gothic / Futura Font Century Gothic A skinny, all upper-and-lower-case font. This font is used frequently throughout the game and the user-interface.
Font is packaged with Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

ExamplesEdit

ITC AnnaEdit

Font Name Image Description
ITC Anna Font ITC Anna A bold, upper case font with lowered crossbars.
Available for purchase though designer Daniel Pelavin's website. Download

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PlazaEdit

Font Name Image Description
Plaza Font Plaza A font similar to ITC Anna, but thinner, with round O's, and raised crossbars.
Available to purchase on MyFonts. Buy ($29)

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AndesEdit

Font Name Image Description
Andes Font Andes A font with stylized and flourished capitals.
Available for free on DaFont. Download

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BroadwayEdit

Font Name Image Description
Broadway Font Broadway A upper-and-lower-case font with alternating thin and broad strokes.
Font is packaged with Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

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Brush Script MTEdit

Font Name Image Description
Brush Script MT Font Brush Script MT A heavy upper-and-lower-case font resembling script.
Font is packaged with Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

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Atlas SolidEdit

Font Name Image Description
Atlas Solid Font Atlas A heavy all upper-case font featuring split letters.
Available to purchase on Font Bros. Buy ($19.95)

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SF Americana DreamsEdit

Font Name Image Description
SF Americana Dreams Font SF Americana Dreams A skinny connected font used in several Plasmid advertisements
Available to purchase and download on Shy Foundry

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EccentricEdit

Font Name Image Description
Eccentric Font Eccentric Font used in the Journey to the Surface Sign
Available to purchase on MyFonts. Buy ($29)

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Betty NoirEdit

Font Name Image Description
Betty Noir Font Betty Noir A upper-and-lower-case font with alternating thin and broad strokes.
Available from author Nate Piekos' website. Download

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TriforceEdit

Font Name Image Description
Triforce Font Triforce Font used exclusively in the navigation signs for Dionysus Park. Designed after the logo for The Legend of Zelda franchise
Available from author Jackster Productions' website. Download

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unknownEdit

Font Name Image Description
unknown An upper and lower case font with thick and thin letters used throughout the BioShock UI and on tooltips. Similar to Broadway or Easy Living JNL.

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BioShock Infinite Edit

AcknowledgementEdit

Font Name Image Description
Acknowledgement Font Acknowledgement An all upper-case slab serif font. Known as "aknow" in the game files.
Available through designer Ben Weiner's website.
Info Download Github

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BicycleEdit

Font Name Image Description
Bicycle Font Bicycle Font used for the large lightbulb marquee signage denoting major areas in the game. It is also used in the opening splash screen "1912: Coast of Maine"
Available through designer Daniel Gauthier's website.
Download

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Trade GothicEdit

Font Name Image Description
Trade Gothic Font Trade Gothic Font used for the BioShock Infinite logo and signage throughout the game.
Available to purchase on MyFonts. Buy ($29)

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CampanileEdit

Font Name Image Description
Campanile Font Campanile A skinny upper and lower case art nouveau font.
Available through designer Dieter Steffman's website. Download

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PeakeEdit

Font Name Image Description
Peake Font Peake Font used in the subtitle of the BioShock Infinite logo
Available through designer Peter Lloyd's website. Download

ExamplesEdit

United StatesEdit

Font Name Image Description
United States Font United States A thick all upper-case font similar to that used in the dollar bill of US currency.
Available for free on DaFont. Download

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