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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...

News: BioShock Infinite's Reverse Box Art Is Much Better

BioShock Infinite's Reverse Box Art Is Much Better

Drawn to life

Regular readers will recall the brouhaha surrounding BioShock Infinite’s atrocious box art. After admitting that the cover was chosen as bait for frat boys, Irrational Games' gaffer Ken Levine also revealed that the developer would be producing an alternative image for players with more refined tastes. And here it is. The art was...

News: 2K Games Hunts Down Borderlands 2 DLC Release Date

2K Games Hunts Down Borderlands 2 DLC Release Date

Cabela's quivering in his boots

Loot lovers will get a third helping of Borderlands 2 action next month, when the recently revealed Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt expansion targets the PlayStation 3. North American players will be able to stalk the DLC from 15th January, while European gamers will have to wait an extra day. The content – which...

News: Would You Kindly Watch the Opening of BioShock Infinite?

Would You Kindly Watch the Opening of BioShock Infinite?

Columbia, here we come

It’s our job to provide detailed analysis of everything that occurs in PlayStation, but sometimes we’re simply not able to. This is one of those occasions. Y'see, for some bizarre reason, Irrational Games has decided to release a video of BioShock Infinite's first five minutes. We don’t want to watch it. Why? Well,...

News: Ken Levine Isn’t Convinced You’ll Like BioShock Infinite’s Ending

Ken Levine Isn’t Convinced You’ll Like BioShock Infinite’s Ending

BioWare understands

In an interview with Outside Xbox (sorry!), BioShock Infinite designer Ken Levine has revealed a tidbit about the ending of his upcoming title, describing it as "unique" and unlike anything you'll have "experienced in a video game before". Chatting to the show, he said: "The plot actually gets more interesting as it goes on. The...

News: Sir Hammerlock Goes Hunting in New Borderlands 2 DLC

Sir Hammerlock Goes Hunting in New Borderlands 2 DLC

Skag shootin'

An errant batch of Borderlands 2 trinkets have once again outed the title’s upcoming post-release plans. Attentive users of the game’s official forums spotted the addition of a new set of Trophies following the release of a fresh patch earlier today. Like previous add-ons, there are three new emblems up for grabs in t

News: Sony Slam Dunks NBA 2K13's Price for European Sale

Sony Slam Dunks NBA 2K13's Price for European Sale

Three pointer

As you may imagine, basketball isn’t particularly popular in Europe. The continent's ongoing love affair with football means that titles such as NBA 2K13 don’t always get the attention that they deserve. Sony’s aiming to change that over the next 48 hours, though, by crushing the price of the digital version of 2K Games' premium...

News: Irrational Pulls the Trigger on New BioShock Infinite Trailer

Irrational Pulls the Trigger on New BioShock Infinite Trailer

Caught in the crossfire

Just as BioShock Infinite’s box art was designed to appeal to mainstream gamers, we suspect that the same mentality was adopted for this brand new gameplay trailer. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with the video – it just seems to focus heavily on the action aspect of the title. Fortunately, sliding across sky rails...

News: Why Is BioShock Infinite's Box Art So Bad?

Why Is BioShock Infinite's Box Art So Bad?

It's for frat boys

BioShock Infinite’s box art is a travesty. You may not all agree – but series creator Ken Levine certainly does. Chatting with Wired about the abysmal cover image, the luminary compared the pack shot to salad dressing. Stick with us. “There are plenty of products that I buy that I don’t spend a lot of time thinking...

News: Ken Levine Backs Away from BioShock Vita

Ken Levine Backs Away from BioShock Vita

In the hands of 'business people'

Despite being announced over 18 months ago, BioShock Vita is still not in development. Chatting with Eurogamer in an exclusive interview, series creator Ken Levine has admitted that the portable spin-off is out of his hands. “Where the [PlayStation Vita game] stands right now, it's in the hands of the business...