There is no exaggeration when I say that Bioshock Infinite is one of the most hotly anticipated games in the industry right now. It certainly commands attention within the hardcore gaming community. Many of the same gamers who are excited for this game loved and adored the first Bioshock games. Although, with its novel art design and spectacular setting, the game is likely to expand outside the realm of video game fandom and into the world of pop culture.
No doubt the anticipation for the game is matched by the anxiety of waiting for its 2012 release. So to ease my own anxiety, I’ve chosen to put together this unique post. I offer my reactions, thoughts, concerns, and predictions of the game following the viewing of the much lauded 15-minute E3 trailer. Formerly only viewed by game journalists, Ken Levine (the Creative Director behind the project) and Irrational Games answered the outcry for more footage and delivered this gorgeous playthrough below.
If you haven’t seen it already, borrow 15 minutes from your day and, as Gametrailers says, “lose yourself in the floating sky-world of Columbia”
The way I feel most comfortable approaching this is just to cover my thoughts as I best remember them. No particular order. (edit: I started writing this about a week before GameTrailers released their play by play so don’t hate) Onward! Continue reading