For those of us who find most mobile games to be unengaging, the rise of so-called “premium” games on mobile platforms is a welcome development. Big names have been trotting out the likes of Modern Combat 5: Blackout (Gameloft) and Mass Effect: Infiltrator (EA), which tend to carry high price tags, but pack better graphics and gameplay that your typical $1.99 game or freebie. Now, 2K is readying the original Bioshock
for iOS. You could be playing Bioshock on your iPad as early as this summer.
Bioshock for iOS.
Image Credit: Engadget
Reviewers who have had had the chance to try an in-progress version of the game say that the games graphics are very good, though some sacrifices clearly had to be made to keep the game mobile-friendly. Controller buttons appear on screen and make for decent gameplay, but the game also supports third-party controllers like the Moga Hero Power
. The price for the game hasn’t been announced yet, but the iOS
requirements have: you’ll need an iPhone 5
or newer, an iPad Mini 2 or iPad4, or an iPad Air. What would you pay for game like Bioshock?