Randex

Friday 05 September 2014
Jeremy Horwitz, iLounge

…of Art Deco-inspired graphics, a large dose of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, and jitter-inducing audiovisual set pieces. Last week, the full game arrived for iOS devices at a $15 asking price, and although…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Sep 2014
Monday 01 September 2014
Stan Rezaee, Digital Journal

…go up against Andrew Ryan. It also gave admires of Ayn Rand a better way of explaining the philosophy of Objectivism (why read Atlas Shrugged when you could go against Big Daddy). The iOS port won’t wow…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 01 Sep 2014
Thursday 28 August 2014
Adi Robertson, The Verge

…it at some point in their life. Its “underwater Ayn Rand” premise is great, it contains one of the most memorable video game speeches of all time, and the combination of conventional weapons…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Aug 2014
Steven Tweedie, Business Insider
BioShock  

…thrusts you into the 1960’s world of cold-hearted objectivist Andrew Ryan, the man responsible for Rapture’s creation. When your hero first enters the city, you learn that the citizens of Rapture have since…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Aug 2014
Michelle Starr, Yahoo! News
BioShock  

…of Rapture to fight deranged survivors of a failed objectivist utopia, and genetically modify their own DNA to gain superhuman powers,“ 2K wrote in a press release. "The game also features a new leaderboard…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Aug 2014
AppleInsider
BioShock  

Blending frenetic FPS gameplay with role-playing elements, BioShock is driven by an intriguing storyline layered with philosophical undertones, the most influential being Ayn Rand’s Objectivism.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Aug 2014
Wednesday 27 August 2014
BioShock  

…of Rapture to fight deranged survivors of a failed objectivist utopia, and genetically modify their own DNA to gain superhuman powers. The game also features a new leaderboard system, an in-app digital artbook…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Aug 2014
Thursday 21 August 2014
Mike Diver, VICE

…shooter BioShock (2007) revolves around themes of Objectivism, most obviously borrowing story beats from Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel, Atlas Shrugged. Not that you’ll be thinking about philosophy when pumping bullets…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Monday 18 August 2014
David Roberts, GamesRadar
BioShock  

…Andrew Ryan thought so–and built the underwater objectivist utopia of Rapture to escape persecution from the clean-shaven plebes. No one bothered to think about who would be responsible for cleaning up…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 18 Aug 2014
Friday 15 August 2014
Matthew Fisher, WhatCulture!
BioShock  

…BioShock carved out its own little world of Ayn Rand-inspired utopias and politics spearheaded by creative director Ken Levine. His crew shaped a world of fear, choice and isolation, a haunting…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 15 Aug 2014
Saturday 09 August 2014
Angela Moscaritolo, PC Magazine
BioShock  

…Rapture, fighting deranged survivors of a failed objectivist utopia and genetically modifying their own DNA to gain superhuman powers,“ 2K Games said. There’s no official launch date yet, but 2K Games…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Aug 2014
Tuesday 05 August 2014
Rob Gordon, Game Rant
BioShock  

…more in store for those wanting to walk those Ayn Rand-inspired corridors. 2K Games has announced that the original Bioshock is going to be released on iOS devices. This comes shortly after 2K…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014