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1st is brilliant! 2nd is alright defo worth playing XD
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I stopped playing Bioshock when all my play time was at night in a dark room...
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post #23 of 37
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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?
None I've ever played. Games focusing on story vs. gameplay (except in RPGs) are pretty new though, so I'm hopeful for the future.

That's not to say I haven't enjoyed the storylines in games, on the contrary. It's just that they tend to be either very predictable or very simple. Take Mass Effect: fantastic game, pretty great characters, well-presented and polished storyline. But ultimately, it was just a romp through space to fight an ancient alien threat (which goes largely unexplained "kekeke we are infinitely complex and you cannot comprehend us"), no matter which way you spin it.

Compare that to science fiction novels, some of which could easily be made into games, and essentially no good sci-fi novel isn't brilliantly creative. If you're creating a universe, there are unlimited horizons; BioWare created a fairly generic one, which is a defendable position considering they're catering to a fairly mainstream market.
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The second was a disappointment. The 1st game was and still is better then the second.
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I bought both, beat the first it was an amazingly good game, the second one was pretty good too, but not quite as good. But i like this analogy:
Its like Duke Nukem vs Doom-Guy, sure they're both badass but Doom-Guy can beat Duke Nukem under any cercemstances.
Lol no way! That would be one doomed space marine!
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Amazing games. Buy

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post #27 of 37
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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?



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.
system shock 1 was state of the art and genre bending at the time of release.
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Bioshock was cool when it just came out for it's art style and story, playing it now is meh ... Graphics look crap and gameplay is kinda boring by todays' standards, all you do is just go through same rooms over and over and over again fighting same enemies. Bioshock 2 might as well have been an addon, it's more of the same and doesn't have enough new stuff to justify being called a sequel. And that drill is useless, it always runs out of gas in like 4 seconds!
Edited by Heret|c - 4/12/11 at 9:06pm
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post #29 of 37
Bioshock 1 & 2 are $5 on steam now, and you should get them both. If you don't that's like slapping yourself in the face - Both amazing games and to bad i already played the hell out of them on consoles before making the switch to PC.
    
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post #30 of 37
You could get them both for $8.75

1 is $5 only, but a 4 pack of 2 is $15 ($3.75 x 4)
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