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GF Rating
8.6

3282 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Bioshock Finite...

posted by gabygaby (TAMPA, FL) Apr 23, 2013

Member since Nov 2005

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

I want to start off by saying that everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

Now I was very compelled to give this game a 6, but considering how absolutely amazing Bioshock 1 + 2 were, I'm just trying to help 2K save some face (not that they care). Overall the game was fun, interesting, and even challenging at some points. However, I expected much more. For starters, where the original Bioshock left me feeling alone, immoral, and downright evil inside, Infinite just left me. Where Bioshock 2 left me feeling powerful, sensitive, and true, Infinite just left me. Where Rapture left me suffocating in suspense, Columbia just left me. My point is, this game does not live up to its predecessors nor do I believe it deserves all the appraisal it's getting. Don't get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoyed Infinite and recommend it to gamers looking for a good game, but this one is definitely one to rent and not buy.

OPINIONATED PROS AND CONS:

PROS:
Similar Gameplay to Bio 1+2
Terrific Graphics
Fast Pace
Attention Getter
Great Weapons
Wondrous
Columbia

CONS:
Not very engaging
Too dependent on Elizabeth CPU
Repetitive fight sequences
Not an attention 'keeper'
Boring 'Vigors'
Not Rapture
Not Rapture
Not Rapture

I also personally didn't like how Booker, the protagonist, talked so much but that's more of a preference than a con.

If I didn't help then I'm sorry but this is my short critique on this "Game of The Year" regular game...

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GF Rating
3

Bad

Underwhelming

posted by craniumcruncher (FARMINGTON, NM) Apr 22, 2013

Member since Apr 2013

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

I enjoyed the first two Bioshock games, but I thought Infinite was incredibly overrated. The control/mechanics/combat were terrible. The vigors and guns (what should have been the best part of the game) were underwhelming and underpowered while lacking strategy because it didnt matter what vigor or gun you were using. The upgrading system was bad. The graphics were bad. The art direction was at times impressive, but at most times boring and repetitive. Old timey looking towns are boring. I dont play games for stories but I wasnt very impressed with the story in this one. Oh, and no MP was aggravating. I actually enjoyed 2's MP. If they would fix the control/combat and the vigors I think Infinite would of been perfect for MP. A shame. There just wasnt much content in this game. It blows my mind that GoW Judment has received so much criticism for its lack of content, yet this game hasnt received any. No MP and the campaign took me about 13 hours to get through. But the vast majority of that time was walking around and looking for items. I must of looked through a thousand desks. This game was boring.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

More Hype than Substance

posted by PrimeTyme (FAYETTEVILLE, NC) Apr 19, 2013

Member since Oct 2009

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

If you play games for a story you will like the ending.. if you play a GAME for the "game play" Bioshock Infinite offers nothing new and feels very outdated. The guns are boring, the pacing is clunky, and enemies are not challenging.

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