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GF Rating
8.7

33769 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

The Under Water City of Bioshock

posted by Sazuba (BOLIVAR, MO) Aug 23, 2007

Member since Dec 2006

From the very beginning of the game you will realize the visual effects of this game. The water is like diamonds. The surroundings in this game are visual stunning. You'll will feel like you live in this game by the time your done.

The Game starts as you crashing from a plane in the ocean, where you arrive at a tower. In that tower you are taken to the UnderWater city of Rapture. Where there are no restrictions and you own the city from working as hard as you can. You realize though that this freedom comes at a cost. The inhabitants of rapture take freedom to a new level and with the invention of plasmids and Adom, they become in-human monster plaguing Rapture.

Adom is the life source of Rapture, it keeps Rapture running at capacity, and is the natural drug of every Splicer (The humans changed by adom.) From adom, it has genetically enhanced them.
It's is also the thing that will genetically enhance you so that you can fight at the same playing level as the splicers. Adom, is collected by Little Sisters, little girls infused with parasites that control them to collect the adom. Now you can easily kill a little sister, or can save her by removing the parasite and destroying it, Either way you get adom, but your choice decides the fate of the game. Now the little sisters are venerable, but they have a companion by their side. A Big Daddy. They are scuba suit wearing monsters that protect little sisters. As long as you don't attack them, they'll leave you alone. With adom, you can enhance abilities. To hack, which lets you make a turret or a flying bot into your friend, or lets you get a cheaper price at the vendor. Also increase your physical being making you into a weapon, or to enhance your weapons and plasmids.
Plasmids are the magic in this game, giving you many different options to defeat enemies. The game brings a great feel to original weapons, and every encounter with an enemy will leave you with a new strategy to kill them.
This game is a must have!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Insanity

posted by Revelation (HARTVILLE, OH) Aug 23, 2007

Member since Aug 2007

This is one of the best games that I have played in a long, long time. The graphics are fluid and gorgeous and the whole 1960's theme is great. I was captivated from the opening sequence. The game isn't overloaded with long, drawn out movie sequences and the storyline is phenomenal. I can't put the controller down. Make sure you play with the lights out because I haven't seen or heard creepier and more disturbing images and sounds since Resident Evil on Game Cube and Doom 3 on XBOX. If you're a fan of horror, puzzle solving and FPS, then you won't be able to stay away from this title. This is game is completely insane!! I love it!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

A jewel of a game with a dramatic feel

posted by gamemonkey (CORONA, CA) Aug 23, 2007

Member since Dec 2004

This game is one of the best I have played right off the bat. Bioshock is so dynamic in eery aspect of the word. You see everything do their own thing. Enimies attack you together at you or you could make them attck each other which is a very cool aspect. Then the game is EERIE you WILL get scared because these guys you fight are butt ugly and revolting but the game has comic humor because you can whack people wiht a wrench which is cool. Plus, the storline is GREAT you experience events that make you unsure of who you should side with and also events that would leave you not knowing which is the right (or wrong if you roll like that) thing to do is. Alos, there are suprising events around EVERY corner of the story.

I'm mostly talking about the little sisters. You have tog et to them by killing the big daddies which is no easy feat I must say, but they are o-so satisfying to kill, doing what they did in the trailers is really cool and getting up close with a shotgun is cool backgrounvoice that aids you wants you to kill him to get as powerful as fast as you can to save his family and tries to convince you by saying they are no longer children but genetic freaks, but then when you meet the creator of the little sisters se says to release them from they're torment with a sort of plasmid she gives you. If you kill them they are dragged offscreen where the are killed of course (you don't see how they are killed though cause who wants child abuse in a game?) But if you want to save the little sisters a little cinimatic thing occurs with some holy music in the background which can be only described as a priest purifying someone's soul in terms that I would describe it by. Then there asre so many custumizations you adjust teh game to your fighting style, such as choosing which guns you want to upgrade the most or getting the most powerful plasmids (the powers that you have while playing in the city of Rapture)

In short BUY, don't rent, this game if you can!!!

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