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post #11 of 50
IMO Half-Life 2 is overhyped...

Bioshock was excellent. I think my fave game of all the games i've played... and the best part is the demo just scratches the surface of the surface...
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I too am one that never understood the hype and love of this game. I played through part of it at my friends house, and it to me atleast, felt like a shooter with magic type stuff thrown in.. I dunno, I just wasnt a fan. It is only $30 on steam..maybe i'll get it tonight and be blown away and come back and edit my post..heh, who knows
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It was an underwater steam-punk city with a 1950's esque touch to it that consisted of magic spells and tommy guns.

Not to say it was a bad game but moreso "meh" ?
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post #14 of 50
Who actually gives a crap about some twonk saying how it should of failed... Its an interesting and good looking game. I don;t give a damn if it was marketted as a FPS action game which actually I think it is.

But FPS Action / Adventure.
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I love the art deco environment, the ideas, the plot and the graphics....but I only played 50% of the game before I got bored.
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post #16 of 50
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
IMO Half-Life 2 is overhyped...

Bioshock was excellent. I think my fave game of all the games i've played... and the best part is the demo just scratches the surface of the surface...
HL2 deserved all the hype it got IMO. Its all down to preference though.
post #17 of 50
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Originally Posted by BonnJovi View Post
It was an underwater steam-punk city with a 1950's esque touch to it that consisted of magic spells and tommy guns.

Not to say it was a bad game but moreso "meh" ?
its 30-40's might even have some 20's but its not 50's and the demo was junk i would just rent it for xbox if u dont want to spend the cash for the pc
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BonnJovi View Post
It was an underwater steam-punk city with a 1950's esque touch to it that consisted of magic spells and tommy guns.

Not to say it was a bad game but moreso "meh" ?
Or it's a brilliant insight on man's desire to change and improve a world that was fast crumbling after WWII and the aftermath of one man's attempt, a commentary on man's greed for power and influence, a reminder that in a game, the player NEVER has control, even if they seem to, a reflection of moral choices you'd make in a situation when put under pressure, doing things you'd be surprised to do.


Frankly, I think my description's a bit more accurate.


Edit: Bioshock was the first shooter that made me feel bad about shooting. Combine and antlions deserve to die, Nazis and terrorists deserve to die, but splicers? I dunno, I fought to defend myself, but if I chose not to attack a splicer, it was never to avoid a fight, but to avoid killing something that was once a person trying to make a better life for themselves and their family. That's even completely ignoring the Little Sister and Big Daddies, which is another amazing relationship that Take-Two pulled off perfectly.

Bioshock is not the perfect game, but it'd damned amazing.
Edited by Namrac - 6/24/08 at 6:18am
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IMO S.T.A.L.K.E.R was better.
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post #20 of 50
Bioshock was/is one of the best ever, IMO.
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