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Monday 04 August 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 almost 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 almost 4 years ago Publication date: 31 Jul 2014
Friday 25 July 2014
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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 almost 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 almost 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
Saturday 28 June 2014
BioShock  

…he says. When the first BioShock game came out in 2007, it turned expectations for video games upside down. Set in a darkly imagined, underwater Ayn Randian dystopia and rife with deep narrative and philosophical themes, the game went beyond some standard video game tropes. The gaming media had…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jun 2014
Thursday 19 June 2014
The Escapist

…Ron Paul Will Make Acting Debut in Third Atlas Shrugged Movie The Escapist You’re going to have to keep waiting on that Bioshock movie, but the “real” Andrew Ryan’s magnum opus is willing itself back…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
Tuesday 17 June 2014
VentureBeat - GamesBeat
BioShock  

…FPS titles that have outstanding stories with impressive themes. BioShock is a social commentary on the human condition amidst the background of an Ayn Randian dystopia. Far Cry 3 challenges the player to understand the depths of one’s inner demons and how far redemption can truly lie. Fallout 3…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 17 Jun 2014
Thursday 12 June 2014
VentureBeat - GamesBeat
BioShock  

…titles that have outstanding stories with some impressive themes. BioShock is a social commentary on the human condition amidst the background of a Randian dystopia. Far Cry 3 challenges the player to understand the depths of ones inner demons and how far redemption can truly lie. Fallout 3 provides a…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Adi Robertson, The Verge
BioShock  

…fables, and allegories. One of the best-written shooters of all time is BioShock, precisely because its personal stories are told in the context of a Randian world of towering archetypes, far removed from our own. It’s when the mythic element is removed, when we try to ground the finely tuned mechanics of…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Jun 2014
Friday 06 June 2014
Leif Johnson, GameSpot
BioShock  

…falls out of the sky and strands him smack in the middle of a community of nutjobs. (Thankfully, there’s no need to worry about water pressure or objectivism.) There’s a kid who clings to your arm as the plane breaks apart, but he’s taken away by a guy who looks like he last worked as an oliphant teamster…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 07 Jun 2014