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Ships Ahoy - BioShock Infinite

2K Games officially announces the release of BioShock Infinite, highlighting the great reviews contributing to the shooter sequel's sky high Metacritic rating. Here's word:

Windsor, UK – March 26, 2013 – 2K and Irrational Games today announced that BioShock® Infinite from Irrational Games is now available for Windows PC, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The highly anticipated narrative-driven first-person shooter has critics raving and is the highest rated* game of the year, with perfect review scores of 10 out of 10 from Game Informer, 10 out of 10 from Eurogamer, 4 out of 4 stars from USA Today, and many more.

“Today’s the day we’ve been looking forward to. Our redefinition of BioShock is ready to be delivered from our hands to those of gamers around the world,” said Ken Levine, Creative Director and co-founder of Irrational Games. “We believe Infinite is very much a BioShock experience, but at the same time something very fresh that both fans of the original and newcomers to the series will be able to enjoy.”

“2K and Irrational Games are committed to bringing players experiences they cannot find anywhere else,” added Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “From the crumbling city of Rapture to the clear skies of Columbia, we’re proud to help Irrational Games bring their unique vision to players around the world.”

BioShock Infinite puts players in the shoes of U.S. Cavalry veteran turned hired gun Booker DeWitt. Indebted to the wrong people and with his life on the line, DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city of Columbia. Forced to trust one another, Booker and Elizabeth form a powerful bond during their daring escape. Together, they learn to harness an expanding arsenal of weapons and abilities as they fight on zeppelins in the clouds, along high-speed Sky-Lines, and down in the streets of Columbia, all while surviving the threats of the air-city and uncovering its dark secret.

*Based on Metacritic average ranking across available platforms as of March 25, 2013.

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3. Re: Ships Ahoy - BioShock Infinite Mar 26, 2013, 11:12 nin
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Mar 26, 2013, 11:09:
So everyone is loving the game so far?

Some of us are at WORK, counting the hours...

edit: and up to 96 on metacritic...

 
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2. Re: Ships Ahoy - BioShock Infinite Mar 26, 2013, 11:11 Darks
 
I spent three hours playing the game last night. Absolutely love the game and the environments. The actions has been really good and the AI is fun to watch and tricky how they dodge you when you’re trying to attack them.

By far this is the best game out this year and in a long while. I almost took today off just to try and finish the game, but decided I want to take my time and enjoy this masterpiece.

It defiantly deserves many of those high rated scores it’s been getting. 9.6 Without a doubt.
 
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1. Re: Ships Ahoy - BioShock Infinite Mar 26, 2013, 11:09 SpectralMeat
 
So everyone is loving the game so far?  
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