Randex

Tuesday 05 August 2014
The Thread
BioShock  

…Built as a shining example of the power of objectivism, the city has now decayed into a state lawlessness and worse.  Bioshock spawned two sequels, 2010’s Bioshock and the 2013 classic Bioshock Infinite…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Aug 2014
Monday 04 August 2014
John Brownlee, Cult of Mac
BioShock  

…the ocean floor so that it’s citizens can pursue Ayn Rand style objectivism and eugenics. Pretty soon, everyone’s DNA is “spliced,” they’re all crazy, and it’s total chaos. It’s a great game, and you…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Marshall Honorof, Tom’s Guide
BioShock  

…embraced the anarchic libertarian ideas posited by Ayn Rand and her ilk, and prospered for a time before falling into chaos under the leadership of the dangerous ideologue Andrew Ryan. The game’s thematic…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Brian Hoss, High-Def Digest
BioShock  

…Known for Big Daddies, Little Sisters, and lots of Ayn Rand influences, ‘BioShock’ will go portable with optimized touch controls and full Made for iPhone (MFI) game controller support. Price is…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
James Vincent, The Independent (London)
BioShock  

…The art deco and Ayn Rand-inspired dystopian title will be ported over with only a “few differences” to the 2007 title, offering full support for Bluetooth controllers as…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Rob Rich, 148Apps
BioShock  

…much the greatest video game adaptation of an Ayn Rand novel in existence. It’s also a pretty darn awesome game in its own right. And it’s coming to iOS later this summer. No joke: Bioshock on iOS…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Dave Thier, Forbes
BioShock  

…Bioshock 1. Irrational Games’ horrific tale of an objectivist utopia gone terribly wrong will be able to run on modern iPhones and iPads, with the sort of virtual control panel we’ve become used to for other…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Ben Gilbert, Engadget
BioShock  

…stopover in Rapture wasn’t enough to sate your Randian desires, 2K Games’ China studio is currently in the process of moving the original BioShock from last-gen consoles and PC to iOS. Like XCOM: Enemy…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Thursday 31 July 2014
Brian Phillips, Grantland

…world-building that double as retorts to The Fountainhead go, it’s less rich than Bioshock, but show me a movie from the 2010s that isn’t. And the simplicity of Snowpiercer — poor people at the back of the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Friday 25 July 2014
Neutral
Kotaku - Talk Amongst Yourselves
BioShock  

…on ideologies – democracy, communism, fascism, objectivism – would be thoroughly enriching to any young historian. Physical Education: Students will have their eyes opened to the real limits of the human body…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jul 2014
Monday 30 June 2014
BioShock  

…  Comparisons to Brazil are perhaps far-fetched, the satire isn’t as biting or as funny. In truth there is probably more of a relation to the Randian critique of Bioshock than anything else. There is a lot fat that could have been trimmed (although the issue of length may have been down to it being…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014