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BioShock Infinite in October

2K Games announces an October 16, 2012 North American release date for BioShock Infinite, saying the first-person shooter sequel from Irrational Games will arrive in international stores on October 19th for Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. "After BioShock, we had a vision for a follow up that dwarfed the original in scope and ambition," says Ken Levine (@iglevine), Creative Director of Irrational Games (@irrationalgames). "BioShock Infinite has been our sole focus for the last four years, and we canít wait for fans to get their hands on it." Here's word on the game:

BioShock Infinite puts players in the role of Booker DeWitt, a hard-bitten former Pinkerton agent, together with the revolutionary AI companion, Elizabeth. The two struggle to escape the sky-city of Columbia, in a 1912 America that might have been. Armed with an arsenal of new weapons and abilities, they face menacing enemies, in unique expansive environments. Classic BioShock gameplay joins innovations such as aerial combat on high-speed Sky-Lines in the service of an immersive storyline Ė an Irrational Games signature.

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15. Re: BioShock Infinite in October Mar 1, 2012, 13:55 Tumbler
 
Seeing a game confirm they are using steamworks is pretty exciting. I recently booted up Civ V and was impressed how well the mods are built into the games interface. (I assume thanx to steamworks)

And Skyrim, just unbelievable addition to that game. An amazing title for the price but then you go and add mod support that makes it so easy for users to change and improve your game?

Un-fucking-believable improvement over the mod scene in the past. Last time I went in and checked I found a mod called Dynamic Vendors. Vendors will have more gold the more you sell in that location. So if I'm coming back everyday and unloading stuff onto that blacksmith vendor in that first town that guy will start having more and more gold as you'd expect from him having so much stuff to sell.

A simple and brilliant improvement to the game. I have put that game on the shelf for a bit while the mod community improves the game and I can't wait to go back and play more Skyrim. I just keep waiting for that one mod that pushes me over the top.

Or maybe just seeing some new DLC from bethesda will cause me to go back and finish the game so I'm ready for that new content pack.
 
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