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Bioshock 1 was a pretty good game.
Customization.
Free roam.
Large environment.
Story is ok.
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Just an OK story? I would place the original in the top all time video game stories. Only real complaint is that hacking plays too large a role in the gameplay, but otherwise it's really good game.
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I didn't get into it, but I realize I'm in the minority there.
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Just an OK story? I would place the original in the top all time video game stories. Only real complaint is that hacking plays too large a role in the gameplay, but otherwise it's really good game.
Eh, the story itself wasn't that great. The atmosphere, yes, was top-notch, but the story essentially just consisted of a typical video game "hero" plot plus a couple twists along the way.
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Just an OK story? I would place the original in the top all time video game stories. Only real complaint is that hacking plays too large a role in the gameplay, but otherwise it's really good game.
anyone who has played system shock 1 or 2 will all realize that bioshock is merely an ok game in comparison. They reused to many features of SS2 in bioshock, including story elements. SS1 and 2 are superior in every way to bioshock, but bioshock is still a good game.
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For $5 a piece you can't go wrong. I thoroughly enjoyed the first one (have only played them on consoles) and would put that easily in my top 10 favorite games. The second was good though as someone mentioned, something was missing/felt off. Maybe it was too similar to the first, I'm not sure but it did have some good moments.

I fully expect Bioshock Infinite to blow my mind.
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Eh, the story itself wasn't that great. The atmosphere, yes, was top-notch, but the story essentially just consisted of a typical video game "hero" plot plus a couple twists along the way.
I would argue the story was anything but typical. But each their own. Out of curiosity would games would you say did have exceptional stories?

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anyone who has played system shock 1 or 2 will all realize that bioshock is merely an ok game in comparison. They reused to many features of SS2 in bioshock, including story elements. SS1 and 2 are superior in every way to bioshock, but bioshock is still a good game.
SS1 was pretty primitive and I played it a long long time ago. SS2 is supposed to be a superior game by all respects, which makes me very sad it's yet to be released on steam with a win 7 stable client.
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post #18 of 37
Bioshock 1 was pretty good. Never played 2.

Bioshock 1 = Securom was removed in a patch, so it's drm free.
Bioshock 2 = Securom + GFWL required, I think it has activation # limit too.
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both games are very good.
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post #20 of 37
Bioshock 1 & 2 for $10 ($8.75 if you get a 4 pack deal)
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