15w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman shared a teaser video dubbed Burial at Sea and interview today featuring Ken Levine discussing BioShock Infinite's Return to Rapture below.
To quote: BioShock Infinite garnered wide acclaim this spring for its mind-bending story and fantastic environments.
But the announcement of Burial at Sea - a two-part adventure that sets Infinite protagonists Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth in the underwater city of Rapture - might just be Irrational's most ambitious and exciting project yet.
Creative Director Ken Levine kindly took a few minutes from his schedule to answer our pesky questions about the upcoming downloadable episodes.
PlayStation.Blog: What compelled Irrational to return to Rapture for BioShock Infinite's Burial at Sea DLC episodes?
Ken Levine, Creative Director, Irrational Games: We never wanted to return to Rapture unless there was something new to say; a new story to tell that wasn't just bringing to life the story that we already told.
We found that there was a Booker and Elizabeth story to tell in Rapture that we got very excited about. A fresh new story focused on the main characters of Infinite and the only...
Our goal has always been to make the player a participant in our games. The worlds of Rapture and Columbia are dripping with detail and story.
Combat is full of player-driven options. We don't want you to observe Booker DeWitt as he fights his way through BioShock Infinite. We want you to be him.
BioShock Infinite's city of Columbia is a place of mystery, danger and action. And after nearly five years of building it, I'm proud to tell you it no longer belongs to Irrational Games. It belongs to gamers.
37w ago - Following up on their previous release, today PlayStation 3 scene release group Duplex has made available BioShock Infinite for PS3 alongside a 3.55 / 3.41 game patch fix by opoisso893 below with more available HERE.
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59w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman is here with a peek at the new BioShock Infinite PlayStation 3 video trailer below today!
To quote: It's been some time since we've caught a new glimpse of Irrational Games' long-awaited follow up to BioShock, but it's clear Ken Levine and company haven't let time go to waste.
This flashy new BioShock Infinite trailer sheds a bit more light on the backstory for protagonist Booker DeWitt, a former Pinkerton detective working to track down a missing woman on the floating city of Columbia.
You'll catch a glimpse of some new Tonic powers (including one that bears a passing resemblance to BioShock's Electro Bolt Plasmid) and some intense new action sequences, interspersed with the polish and panache Irrational is known for.
What are you waiting for? Click play already!
BioShock Infinite comes out in February for PS3 complete with PlayStation Move motion controller support and a bonus copy of the original BioShock.
88w ago - Irrational Games Evangelist Ratana Huot has shared some video footage today on BioShock Infinite for the PS3 console which spotlights the introduction of the Siren below!
To quote: Now that you've met the Motorized Patriot, Handyman, and the Boys of Silence, it's now time to reveal the fourth and final installment of our Heavy Hitter series - and we're taking the creepy factor up a notch.
Imagine taking down a bunch of bad guys, only to realize that you've just created fuel for something far more terrifying. Backed into a corner, who gets the next bullet?
You'll be facing this decision in Columbia if you're unfortunate enough to get discovered by the Siren. Check out the clip below as Ken Levine, Nate Wells, and Shawn Robertson gives you a sneak peek...
So what do you think? Are you ready to face the Heavy Hitters? Either way, you'll find out when BioShock Infinite launches October 16th, 2012