A rare instance of perfect balance between game play, visual effects and style, the narrative driven first person shooter Bioshock was one of the greatest hits in 2007. This game has given a whole new level and direction for shooters and because of its ultimate success, fans of the game are naturally expecting a follow up. Ever since it was announced, people are edging when and where they can buy Bioshock 2. This has quickly become one of the most anticipated sequels of 2009.
For those unaware of the original game, this shooter was set in an undersea city known as Rapture. The gamer plays as Jack as he explores the city. With a moody atmosphere, Jack and the gamer quickly discovers that the city is only great in theory and finds out that it has taken a plunge due to numerous events that seem to happen randomly. The city was first built and founded by a businessman by the name of Andrew Ryan, after some time a civil war broke out and what’s left was a shallow shell of its former glory. Now it is inhabited with mutants as a result of Ryan’s genetic experiments. When Bioshock 2 on sale comes, the player is put into the same world ten years after the original game. (more…)