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Top 50 Title:
"BioShock is the ultimate rarity: not only does it live up to its lofty promise, but exceeds it through simple, old fashioned talent and imagination - not to mention verve, style,class, wit, and sheer bloody-minded ambition." - Eurogamer
"BioShock's real strengths are as a compelling work of interactive fiction, and as a unique ride through a warped world with some great payoff built into its mysterious plot." - Gamespot
Welcome to Rapture!
BioShock - a first person shooter experience unlike any other, played out in Rapture, an immense underwater utopia torn apart by a genetic civil war. Explore a deadly but incredible art deco world filled with formidable technology and fascinating characters. You'll have a complete arsenal at your disposal, from simple revolvers to rocket launchers and flamethrowers. Challenge the constraints of nature by genetically modifying your DNA with injected PLASMIDS and embrace super human powers.
Biologically modify your body: send electric bolts storming from your fingertips or unleash a swarm of killer hornets hatched from the veins in your arms.
Hack devices and systems, upgrade your weapons and craft new ammo variants.
Turn everything into a weapon: the environment, your body, fire and water, and even your worse enemies.
Rapture, a beautiful world in which you want to dive!FenrirXVII | Oct. 23, 2015 | See all FenrirXVII's reviews »
I never liked FPS games so much, i played only a small portion of this games, the "big" names mostly, its funny, because i always heard about Bioshock, since the game was released, but never paid attention to it, what a mistake i made! The gameplay is good, though nothing special, the plasmids are a really good mechanic, but sometimes it all ends up in chaos anyway, if it was for the gameplay, the game is nothing really special, is good, really, but on pair with many other games, what is special about Bioshock is the story, the atmosphere that is able to create. The collectible audiobooks for example, they creates a completely new layer for the story, sometimes these registration are funny, but for the most they are sad, we hear registration from people that we never really meet in the game, but we feel real pain hearing their stories. Only a small portion of games is able to create such a sensations, Bioshock is one of this, and need to play at least one time!
Will not be disappointedIcescorcher | Oct. 9, 2015 | See all Icescorcher's reviews »
Rapture is a beautiful underwater city with such character and detail that puts this game as a must own game. From shooting fire from your fingertips, to electrocuting squadrons of psyched up crazies in a vat of water, the story will keep you entertained as you slowly discover who and what you are up until the last twist. Although the combat is not very entertaining, the weapons and "super powers" you possess will keep you occupied while you slowly progress through the story. Although this game is inferior to it's successors, it still should be highly acclaimed and appreciated as a start of a beautiful series.
Really original conceptZefellus | Oct. 2, 2015 | See all Zefellus's reviews »
This is probably one of the most amazing scenario concepts that I've ever seen in a videogame. The way that 2k has mixed the futurist idea of a submarine city with the classic 60's furniture design is outstanding. It's one of the coolest steampunk scenarios in videogames history, for sure. The plot is also fantastic: even if the story driving the game is not that great, the audio recordings that you find show you that there is much more to this city than what you actually see. The historical references do WWII, mixed with fiction, create a fantastic but somewhat believable world. Also, the gameplay is great. Controls are sweet and you have a good amount of powers and weapons. There is not much to say besides that, except that every gamer should try Bioshock. It's a fine work of art.
Competitor for my #1mlefoo | Sept. 29, 2015 | See all mlefoo's reviews »
This game is so amazing. This is a game that I had a real emotional connection with because of how well the world and story was crafted. The details of the city of rapture are so perfect that, given the right settings, you might believe you a in the city. The atmosphere is fantastic and I can remember each and every time this game scarred me, the most gripping being the doctor. The way the plot unravels is so amazing and beautiful. Its something I feel other games have tried to imitate, but have never been able to. This game is hard for me to group into a category because of how original it feels. This is a game I always look forward to playing and you should too.
One of the top 3 FPS games of the century!Ho0pz4sho | Sept. 12, 2015 | See all Ho0pz4sho's reviews »
Bioshock is one of those games that only comes once in a really long while. An amazing, in-depth story, that has you wanting for more throughout the whole gameplay. An action-packed, intense, and terrifying play-through like no other game offers. Definitely worth buying, because even if you finish it once, you'll want to finish it again, just so you make sure you haven't missed anything in the first play-through.