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Ken Levine, head of Irrational Games and lead designer on last year's smash hit, BioShock Infinite, has announced that Irrational Games is essentially shutting down with all but 15 personnel laid off as the company transitions towards building different kinds of games. Levine didn't offer much in the way of hints about what those games might look like, but said: To meet the challenge ahead, I need to refocus my energy on a smaller team with a flatter structure and a more direct relationship with gamers. In many ways, it will be a return to how we started: a small team making games for the core... Read more...
BioShock fans, your patience (or impatience, for that matter) is about to pay off: BioShock Infinite has officially gone gold and the game is on track to be in stores on the expected March 26th launch date. It’s just about time to find out what’s really going on in that city-in-the-sky. It shouldn't be too hard to find some exhilarating adventure in a place like this. Image credit: Irrational Games If you haven’t been following Infinite, it’s time to head on over to the BioShock Infinite website and bone up. You’ll be playing as Booker, a Pinkerton agent with a mysterious... Read more...
PC gamers are sometimes treated like second-class citizens (to put it delicately) compared to our console brethren, and if you're worried BioShock Infinite will be another one of those titles, Irrational Games wants to put your fears to rest. The developer posted an article detailing what PC gamers can expect from the upcoming title, as well as minimum and recommended system requirements. "Fifteen years ago, Irrational Games got its start making PC games, and the PC gaming experience has always been near and dear to our hearts," Irrational Games explains. "But it’s been a long time since... Read more...