Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 21st Oct 2008
  • EU 17th Oct 2008
  • JP 25th Dec 2008
Also Available On
Controller Support
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BioShock News

  • News This Is What BioShock Could Look Like on the PS4 with Unreal Engine 4

    Would you kindly port this?

    The original BioShock was released seven years ago. That's an astonishing statistic that makes us feel old, but Rapture still holds up well regardless. However, what if the game was re-mastered using the additional grunt of the PlayStation 4? We certainly wouldn't mind re-visiting its underwater, dystopian society, and...

  • News 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 Ultimate Rapture Edition Details Float Online

    Under the sea

    The idealistic cloud city of Columbia may not be picking up new passengers until 2013, but publisher 2K Games would love you to take a trip beneath the waves to Rapture instead. The eagle eyed editors over at Eurogamer.net spotted a rating for the BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition earlier today, which supposedly collates the first two...

  • Feature Must-Have PlayStation 3 Games - Chris's Picks

    Ryan and Ryu

    To introduce you to the team we've put together here at Push Square, we asked each team member for two PS3 games they considered absolutely essential. Here, Chris Ingram from our US review team tackles the big moral questions: save or slaughter? And can too hard ever be hard enough? Ninja Gaiden Sigma: When Ninja Gaiden Sigma sliced...

About The Game

Choices and Consequences: Make meaningful choices and mature decisions, ultimately culminating in the grand question - do you exploit the innocent survivors of Rapture" or save them?

The World is Your Weapon: Take control of your world by hacking mechanical devices, commandeering security turrets and crafting unique items critical to your survival
Weapon upgrades provide ammunition for every situation: Upgrade your weapons with ionic gels, explosives and toxins to customise them and take advantage of your enemies' weaknesses

Gameplay that fits your playing style: Customise your experience by genetically modifying your body through dozens of Plasmid Stations scattered throughout the city and turn your body into the ultimate weapon

Adaptive AI provides challenges around every corner: Explore a living world where the inhabitants have interesting and consequential relationships with one another that impact your gameplay experience

Immerse Yourself In Rapture: Experience breathtaking visuals that vividly illustrate the forlorn Art Deco city, highlighted by strikingly realistic water effects and meticulously detailed environments