By Owen S. Good on Mar 25, 2014 03.25.14
BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode Two is available today, concluding the story of Elizabeth in the undersea city from the first BioShock. 2K Games put out this trailer today to announce the chapter's availability and give an idea of what is in store. Burial at Sea - Episode Two ends the story of BioShock Infinite. It was preceded by Episode One and Clash in the Clouds, and all three are available with the season pass subscription offered by the game. Burial at Sea is the final work of Irrational Games, which founder Ken Levine unexpectedly closed down in February.
By Colin Campbell on Mar 11, 2014 03.11.14
Here's a new marketing approach from Irrational Games. Its new DLC for BioShock Infinite, called Burial at Sea: Episode Two arrives later this month. Irrational recently announced its own closure as founder Ken Levine sought a smaller, more focused new operation. And so this promo doubles as a straight-up declaration of the new content's benefits, as well as a resume for the many people who worked on the game's creation. Interviewees' contact details are presented as well as the specifics of the work they contributed. Burial at Sea: Episode Two puts players in the role of Elizabeth as she explores the world of Rapture during its fall.
By Dave Tach on Feb 12, 2014 02.12.14
Warning: Those concerned with spoilers for BioShock or BioShock Infinite should read no further. This story and the video above are full of them. A cast of memorable characters is returning for BioShock Infinite's closing chapter, Burial at Sea - Episode Two, and a video released today shows who's coming back and hints at why. The upcoming downloadable content will bring back series characters and their original voice actors including BioShock's Andrew Ryan (Armin Shimerman) and Atlus (Karl Hanover) as well as BioShock Infinite's Booker DeWitt (Troy Baker), Daisy Fitzroy (Kimberly Brooks) and Elizabeth (Courtnee Draper). According to developer Irrational Games head Ken Levine, BioShock's connected universe will coalesce and add "completeness" to its stories. "Fans of both the...
By Emily Gera on Jan 28, 2014 01.28.14
A gameplay trailer for the second DLC episode of BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea was uploaded to the official Irrational Games YouTube account and features an eyefull of spoilers, including the reveal of a number of major characters. The trailer confirms the return of the original BioShock's Frank Fontaine, along with an unexplained return of Booker DeWitt. The new episode concludes the story laid out in the last story-driven DLC and sees players take on the role of Elizabeth as she explores previously unseen areas of Rapture built almost entirely from scratch in the BioShock Infinite engine. The first episode received a 7 out of 10 review from Polygon, stating: "Burial at Sea is part one of two, and perhaps the forthcoming second half will throw the first half into such stark relief...
By Samit Sarkar on Dec 26, 2013 12.26.13
Sony is kicking off 2014 with a bang when it comes to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection, with free downloads of some of 2013's best games. Throughout January, six games will be added to the library of free games for Plus subscribers. Klei Entertainment's Don't Starve will become the third free PlayStation 4 game on Plus, following November's offering of Resogun and Contrast at the console's launch. PlayStation 3 owners will be able to check out Ninja Theory's DmC: Devil May Cry, Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite and Starbreeze Studios' Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. And two PlayStation Vita titles round out the lineup: Smart As... from Climax Studios and XDev Studio Europe, and Team17's Worms: Battle Islands. You can check out all the games in the PlayStation Plus video...
By Tracey Lien on Dec 18, 2013 12.18.13
Grand Theft Auto 5 and the PlayStation 4 both topped Google's most-searched list in 2013 in their respective video game and tech gadget categories. In the video games category, searches for Grand Theft Auto 5 were ahead of Cookie Clicker, Atari Breakout, Candy Crush Saga and BioShock Infinite. In tech gadgets, there were more Google searches for the PlayStation 4 than the Samsung Galaxy s4, the iPhone 5s, the iPhone 5c and the iPad Air. These top-rankings put both GTA 5 and the PS4 in the company of the Twerk GIF (most-searched GIF of 2013), Grumpy Cat (most-searched famous internet animals), Gangnam Style (most-searched dance moves) and Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth (most-searched celebrity break-ups). The list of Google's top charts for 2013 can be viewed here. The above video is...
By Dave Tach on Oct 11, 2013 10.11.13
Grand Theft Auto 5 review: The golden years, now with multiplayer Grand Theft Auto 5's online component is up and running, and we've updated our review to reflect the game's new multiplayer offerings. Ken Levine on his secret post-BioShock 'thought experiment' We spoke with Levine during a recent trip to Irrational Games where he told us that he's has been toying with a bit of a "thought experiment" inspired by BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth and Lego blocks. Saints Row 4's Enter the Dominatrix DLC launches Oct. 22 The DLC that pre-dated and inspired Saints Row 4 will arrive Oct. 22, and we've got the details on Enter the Dominatrix.
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Oct 08, 2013 10.08.13
2K Games shared the first five minutes of BioShock Infinite's Burial at Sea add-on content this morning, giving viewers a first look at the versions of Elizabeth and Booker inhabiting Rapture before the underwater haven's collapse. Warning: there are heavy spoilers in this five-minute video! Booker, Rapture's most reputable detective, has a familiar job in front of him — locate a girl. He seems to think the case is closed, but Elizabeth, now a femme fatale alternate of the innocent girl Booker first picks up in Columbia, thinks otherwise. As viewers follow Elizabeth out of Booker's office and down a winding stair, all of pre-fall Rapture is laid out ahead — the streets are filled with music, bubbles float up the outsides of the glass walls and we even see a score of Little...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Oct 05, 2013 10.05.13
Playing through BioShock Infinite's compelling Burial at Sea According to the man himself, Ken Levine: "BioShock Infinite is about Elizabeth. BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea is really about Elizabeth." Our hands-on time with part one of Burial at Sea allowed us to explore Rapture in a way we couldn't in the original BioShock — and ended on a conclusion just as dumbfounding as the main game. If you don't mind a handful of spoilers, be sure to check out our impressions. Pokemon X and Pokemon Y review: new life Pokemon X and Y fix old problems, pack on new features, bring us new ways to interact and bond with our Pokemon and have the most connective social features of any series games yet. We couldn't help but be impressed. How the new League of Legends Challenger league will create...
By John Funk on Oct 04, 2013 10.04.13
A new promotional video for the "Burial at Sea" DLC to Bioshock Infinite takes the form of a 1980s-esque investigative TV series looking for the lost underwater city. While the city of Rapture has been thought a myth, a trunk of artifacts washing up on the New England coastline gave legitimacy to its existence. The investigative crew tracks down a woman thought to have been a survivor of Rapture, only to find themselves stonewalled as a particular painting catches her ire. Check out our preview of "Burial at Sea" here. The DLC is slated to hit this holiday season.