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BioShock Infinite Reviews Soar

The unfortunate inequitable review embargo for BioShock Infinite has expired, and viewpoints on Irrational Games' shooter prequel can now compete with each other for supremacy, just as Andrew Ryan would have wanted. Metacritic currently shows the game with 31 positive critic's reviews and a 95 metascore, which is in the rarified air of the best reviewed games of all time, including the original BioShock, which is one of seven PC games with a metascore of 96. As of now there are no user reviews, as the game is not due until tomorrow.

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33. Re: BioShock Infinite Reviews Soar Mar 25, 2013, 19:38 saluk
 
The opening and last third of Bioshock are great, the 1st 2/3 though is sort of underwhelming. You have to kind of invest in it a bit, as well as making sure to play in a way you find fun, because there are a lot of unfun powers etc.

Bioshock 2 is funner at the beginning than 1 was, but it runs out of steam even faster imo, and the story doesn't have as much weight either. It was a fun diversion when I didn't have other stuff to play but no more than that.

Hopefully the curve on Infinite is better - I like that it starts out in a much more alive world before going to hell. That could help make the early sections more engaging, and add weight to the later ones.

But yeah, I'll wait till the price comes down and I go through my backlog. No reason to buy games full price anymore.
 
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