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News: The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Reveals Its Secrets from 20th August

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Reveals Its Secrets from 20th August

Intelligence exposed

2K Marin’s troubled XCOM shooter will step out of the shadows on 20th August in North America and 23rd August in Europe as The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. The title – which was originally planned as a first-person shooter – will now take the form of a squad-based tactical third-person shooter, similar to the Rainbow Six...

Game of the Month: March 2013 - BioShock Infinite

March 2013 - BioShock Infinite

Sky high

March was awash with high-profile releases, but few managed to delight us to quite the same degree as Irrational Games’ stunning BioShock Infinite. Ken Levine’s creative opus captivated us from start to finish, hooking us with an Elizabeth-shaped bait, and refusing to relinquish our attention until we’d explored every last tear. God...

Review: BioShock Infinite (PlayStation 3)

BioShock Infinite (PlayStation 3)

Queen Elizabeth

Columbia doesn’t feel all that familiar at first. Zachary Hale Comstock’s secluded slice of Americana promptly presents itself as a sunbaked tapestry of carnival attractions and hallowed gardens; a blue skied paradise basking in the ideals of a prophet bold enough to secede from the sodom of the corruption lurking below, and set...

News: UK Sales Charts: BioShock Infinite Swoops to the Summit

UK Sales Charts: BioShock Infinite Swoops to the Summit

Looks like you kindly bought it

Irrational Games’ stunning first-person adventure BioShock Infinite has ascended straight to the summit of the UK sales charts, trouncing its predecessor’s tally by a substantial 9,000 units in the process. While the release shot straight to the top, it couldn’t unsettle Tomb Raider’s record, with Lara Croft...

First Impressions: Is BioShock: Infinite Any Good with the PlayStation Move?

Is BioShock: Infinite Any Good with the PlayStation Move?

Shooting sinners with pinpoint precision

While we’re not quite finished with our BioShock: Infinite review yet, we figured that we’d bring you a few impressions of the title’s PlayStation Move controls to tide you over while you wait. Sony made a big deal out of the support during its E3 press conference in 2011, hauling creative director...

News: Borderlands 2 Plundering Your Bank Account with Psychotic Character Class

Borderlands 2 Plundering Your Bank Account with Psychotic Character Class

Born to be wild

Borderlands 2 is expanding once again in May, courtesy of Krieg, the sixth vault hunter to pillage Pandora in pursuit of loot. Originally teased at SXSW earlier in the year, the character class was officially unveiled during a PAX East panel yesterday. The post-release protagonist will set you back $9.99, and won’t be available as...

News: BioShock Infinite Looks Way Better in Burlap

BioShock Infinite Looks Way Better in Burlap

Sackboy flexes his cross-marketing muscle

In order to celebrate the impending release of BioShock Infinite, platform holder Sony is launching a custom collection of LittleBigPlanet costumes based on the characters from the game. Outfits include heroine Elizabeth, protagonist Booker DeWitt, and weird mechanical flying thing, Songbird. The add-on...

News: 2K Games Shepherds Explosive BioShock Infinite Trailer Online

2K Games Shepherds Explosive BioShock Infinite Trailer Online

Shooter taking to the skies later this month

We know that people are extremely excited about the plot in the upcoming BioShock Infinite, but it’s the combat that’s got us hot under the collar. This brand new trailer boasts a healthy selection of both, as it shows protagonist Booker DeWitt chatting with heroine Elizabeth, summoning bats out of...

News: Oh, BioShock Vita Still Hasn't Even Entered Development

Oh, BioShock Vita Still Hasn't Even Entered Development

Not a particularly big shock

Do you remember BioShock Vita? The title was announced by series creator Ken Levine during Sony’s E3 2011 press conference, promising a unique take on Irrational Games’ seedy franchise. Sadly, the game still hasn’t even entered development, as publisher Take-Two and Sony are yet to sign a deal regarding the...

News: Would You Kindly Listen to This BioShock Remix Album

Would You Kindly Listen to This BioShock Remix Album

Sounds of the underground

How do you transform BioShock’s harrowing art-deco universe into something infectious? Well, if you’re voice actor turned remix extraordinaire Eddie Bowley, you take its most famous sound bites and arrange them into beats so catchy that not even Ayn Rand could resist tapping her disco feet. ‘Only Man’ is a full...

News: BioShock Infinite Trailer Sticks Its Head Among the Clouds

BioShock Infinite Trailer Sticks Its Head Among the Clouds

What goes up, must come down

We reckon that 31st January should be officially renamed ‘Amazing Trailer Day’. If this morning’s jaw dropping Killzone: Mercenary and Tearaway videos didn’t already stir your steely hearts, then this BioShock: Infinite short should do the trick. It focuses on the floating city of Columbia for the most part, but...

News: We'd Totally Study the History of BioShock Infinite's Columbia

We'd Totally Study the History of BioShock Infinite's Columbia

Look around you

We never really cared about history at school – but we suspect that our disinterest would have been reversed if we got to learn about floating cities. This excellent BioShock: Infinite mockumentary outlines the history of Columbia in an informative and educational way. It sure beats watching another ancient BBC funded video about...

News: BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition Washes Up This Month

BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition Washes Up This Month

Under the sea

The BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition will splash onto North American store shelves on 14th January, publisher 2K Games has announced. The comprehensive aquatic collection will collate BioShock, BioShock 2, and a whole slew of add-ons for a squeaky clean $29.99. That’s cheaper than a trip to the swimming baths and a pair of leopard...