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Genre: Adventure, Role-playing (RPG), Shooter

Platforms: Xbox 360, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 3, Mac, iOS

Versions: See the alternative version of this game

Set in the Objectivist underwater dystopia of Rapture in the '60's, Bioshock is a first-person shooter with the premise of arming and genetically modifying yourself in order to survive against the city's resident great minds-turned-maddened anomalies and aid Atlas in his mission to overthrow the city's cruel ruler, Andrew Ryan.



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Fair 70%

Great game for release time but now... shooter mechanic is really rusty.

Positive points
Story
Scary underwater atmosphere
Great plasmid actions
Level design
Negative points
Gun shooters
Vita-chambers reason

Alright 80%

Oh boy... What can I say about writing this awesome game after finishing it for approximately 15 hours of having exciting and thrilling adventor in a city below the sea called Rapture. The gloomy athmosphere 60s retro vibe with stunning 3D graphic, philosophical based of Ayn Rand take on Objectivism ideas, and simple and yet challenging gameplay FPS mechanic involving arms with guns and body genetic modification where you can throw fire, ice, win... Read More

Positive points
underwater level that everyone like
decent and revolutionary graphic-wise
serious theme for serious game
Negative points
some enemies are too hard
not suited for children

Storyline

BioShock takes place in 1960 in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, where Jack, sole survivor of a plane crash, discovers the entrance to the recluse underwater city of Rapture, at the end of a civil war which left most of this utopia in disrepair. Finding himself in an alien world, he has no choice but to fight for his survival against the Splicers, degenerated citizens addicted to the genetic material known as ADAM, and all the traps laid down by the city's visionary founder, Andrew Ryan. His only help lies in Atlas, a revolutionary man seeking to escape safely to the surface with his family.