Bioshock 2 Gets Solid Release Date

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Have you been itching to return to the rapturous world of…err…Rapture? Did you feel slighted when it – like so many other games – was moved to a vague 2010 release? Hopefully this’ll bring a smile to those of you’ve who’ve been submerged in the delay-fuelled depression.

Bioshock 2, from developers 2K Marin and Digital Extremes has been given a solid release date – and it’s it’s not too far away. The game will see a a worldwide, simultaneous release on February 9 2010. That’s right folks – al three versions – PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 – will emerge on the same day.

As a refresher, the single player component of the game has you playing as the first Big Daddy, battling a Big Sister nemesis and takes place 10 years after the original, while the multiplayer component acts as a sort of prequel, allowing you to see the fall of Rapture.

Source : Eurogamer

Last Updated: September 21, 2009

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I’m old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time – they were capable of being masterpieces. I’m here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

  • ClericZA

    Wait… how can it take place 10 years AFTER the original if you’re the FIRST big daddy?

  • Maybe the first Big Daddy went in to hibernation? Who knows? 😀

    We’ll have to wait until Feb 2010 to find out.

  • ClericZA

    So we’re 100% sure it’s after the original? For some reason I thought it was a prequel.

    Also, I’m not sure I want to play as a big daddy. I really struggle to see how they’ll capture the spirit of the first one.

    On a related note, I only just finished the original 2 weeks a go, and OMG! What a game! If anyone at all interested in the “Games as art” argument hasn’t finished it, “would you kindly” get off your arse and do so.

  • I see what you did there… :happy:

    Yeah, from all the press releases and whatnot it is set 10 years later than the original, with the multiplayer component acting as a prequel of sorts.

  • ClericZA

    I musta got the MP confused.Shot for the info. Now the question remains Xbox vs PC? Bioshock 1 is honestly the first FPS that I preferred on Xbox over PC, so might have to pay up for it again (assuming it plays the same).

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