Rated 0 out of 10 by Lance First class
I bought this as a pre-order and got it yesterday. When it loads for 10 minutes you get to see signs of rapture as it was. No longer do you think of it as just a mess, but what was before all stuff broke lose. New to PS3 is survival mode that is hard and can earn you a platinum trophy to brag about. That alone would be worth buying it again. The visuals in some places are really close to the 360 version. However there are noticeable improvements all around you like the water. Plus hacking with the D pad is 100% better than the 360 controller. At the end you get a preview of Bioshock 2, that is rumored to be both a prequel and a sequel. Cool. In november you get the exclusive downloadable mini games only for the PS3. Also in extras you get a glimpse into 3 scenes like Dr. Steinman and others before you ever got to rapture. Trade in your old 360 version if you have a PS3. If you just have a PS3, get ready for one of the best games ever to come out this generation.
Rated 7 out of 10 by MDub70 I must be the only one
I got this game because all of the reviews proclaimed it as one of the best games ever made. They proclaimed the story was deep and engrossing. I love good story-telling in a game so I got it and played. And the verdict...eh, it was okay. By no means the worst game I've ever played...that would be Dead Rising 2...but also not the best game I've ever played...that would be Red Dead Redemption. I admit the game controls were unique and cool...powers with the left, guns with the right. But that's where the praise ends. I thought the graphics were just okay. I've seen better graphics in games from 2008. And the story was just okay. I never really felt absorbed and it took soooooo long for it to really get going. The side-stories in Fallout 3 alone were as engrossing as the main story in this game in my opinion. To me great story telling is Red Dead Redemption, Alan Wake, Heavy Rain, L.A. Noire, Tomb Raider, Uncharted. To me Bioshock was 6-7, but I must be the only one because everybody else gives this game 9's and 10's.
Rated 10 out of 10 by Mpolough Unbeatable in every way!
Years ago when I first saw a bioshock commercial I thought that it was just another creepy and messed up game. I now kick myself for not gtting the game in the first place. Bioshock is almost a stright ten; if you do not buy this game then you are, as Ryan said, a "parisite". For challenge I gave it a 10, especially for PS3 in survivor mode as well as the adaptive difficulty option. I gave graphics a 10 thanks to the realistic explosions and plausable city design that gives Rapture the feel of being alive. Due to the switch delay between plasmid and wepon I gave responsiveness a 9. Because of the insane twist in the story I give it a 9. Once again due to effort it takes to use combinations of plasmids and wepons I gave controls a 9. The interface and the sound create an amount of immersion in the game so deep you can't help but feel like you are the main charicter, a perfict 10 all around. If I could tell the world to buy bioshock I would, 10 for recommendation. To put plainly bioshock is a 10. Best game I ever played period.
Rated 10 out of 10 by BZant Wont be disappointed
I never really did get into Bioshock at the time of its release, and never really understood what was so great about it. To put it bluntly, i was one of those ignorant people who badmouthed bioshock before ever trying it. Boy was i wrong. I decided i really wanted to try this game out and so therefore i purchased it for 20$. I mean, come on, 20$ is a deal for most games. This game storylength wise, is about only 3 days of consistent play through. But to get platinum, i wouldnt know. To me, The platinum seemed ridiculously hard. There was no way i would be able to get it lol. But to play this game and it being priced only at 20$ this is a must for pretty much any hardcore gamer. Although the game can be pretty creepy at times, so i wouldnt reccomend this for kids under 15. Although that doesnt exactly matter these days considering how little kids play games like F.E.A.R. Overall, you should get this game. Worth every cent. Not exactly much replay value though after you beat it besides Platinum. But Bioshock 2 on the other hand does
Rated 0 out of 10 by Boihaze Been there,loved it!!!!
Let me start by saying this is THE best offline shooter i've ever EVER played! NOTHING comes close! nothing!!!!! And boy leme tell you i've played them all from call of duty 1-4 and all medal of honors! Battlefield series, you name it i've played it! But enough about what i've played, i think i made my point. The fact is this game will absolutely blow you away! from the very first scene! You are literally PLUNGED into this game!!! They waste NO time at all slamming you right into the middle of a serious disaster situation! The graphics are the best i've seen yet! they easily blow away metal gear solid 4 and i love that game with all my heart! The gameplay is sooooooo deep with plenty of room to customize. Simple yet challenging puzzles for geting more or better items/upgrades. and with the ps3 adding downloadable content, ill have this the day it launches! I only wish it went online! a perfect 10 in every way!!!!!! pre order now!
Rated 10 out of 10 by ded0099 A man chooses, a slave obeys
This is one of the best if not the best game around, the graphics are amazing once you see the underwater world of rapture youll always want to come back begging for more, every play through has a different outcome depending how you played. The story line is very well put together and you wont see whats coming next and the twists and turns in the story are amazingly put into the story, i know my first playthrough i never saw it coming, The best part of this game (besides being in an aquatic underworld) is the new weapon types, sure there are your shotguns handguns and machine guns, but you also get a rocket launcher and a liquid nitrogen gun, and lets not forget the plasmids the plasimids can bring destruction to every thing it touches and adds a spice to your every day gun usage, not to mention each weapon has 2 or 3 different ammo types for example, rocket launchers is, heat seeking missile, grenade (rpg), and land mines which you can simultaneously swich about during your game, overall thi game is definetly a must buy and deserves a 10/10
Rated 10 out of 10 by shootergurl56 Amazing!
Bioshock is one of the best games I've ever played, it has amazing graphics and a storyline to match. I was sucked in when I first turned the game on. The storyline reels you in and keeps you wanting more. The controls are very easy to get used to and the ability to change the difficulty during the game makes it all the more interesting. The enemy's are smart and sly, and in most fights, you'll have a run for your money. The game presents challenges and situations that make the experience worth every penny you paid. And all the wial, you are surrounded by the most amazing computer animated world you've ever seen. The surrounding truely are amazing, you wish you could be there yourself (minus the deadly creatures trying to kill you around every corner). Bioshock really is an amazing piece and I would recommend it to anyone who likes shooter games. From first time players to the most experienced gamer, this game is worth buying!
Rated 10 out of 10 by pancakestoreclerk Just get this game, its simply amazing.
This is a game that is best experienced on your own. Traveling through the beautiful and mysterious rapture you find your self amazed by this game altogether. This is a must buy. Bioshock had me fighting splicers with a wrench, to hiding from the terrifying big daddy. And fyi be ready for a twist. Now ''would you kindly get this game?''
Rated 10 out of 10 by Deuce the Kid One of the best video gmaes ever created.
Rapture Rapture Rapture... One word. Excellent! This masterpeice is, insanely, wonderful. I would pay 6 times the amount I originally payed for. First of all, the graphics, spot on! Nothing I have seen are even close to BioShock's. Well, for it's time I mean. Now for the gameplay. Beyond words. I can't even explain how I felt when I first set human-foot into the mystical underwater eutpoia of Rapture. If you love shooters, horrors, mysterys, whatever, this game. Is. For. YOU! It's ALMOST flawless. Yes, suprise I know. The only problem I have is the framerate and the overall playtime for Bioshock. I tried setting it correcting but it just seems to make it more worse. I even tried playing the PC version but no money. It even froze on me several times! I've had the same issues with Assassins Creed, too, but don't even get me started on that game. Ah, no issue can destroy my love for Rapture. 15/10 recommendation.
Rated 9 out of 10 by Shobi-Wan Kenobi Great Game!
I realize that i am about 3 years late considering Bioshock first came out a while ago, but this game is definitely worth the purchase. The graphics in Bioshock might just be some of the best graphics i have ever seen. Satisfaction can be gained in this game solely from walking under drizzling water just to see the water effects the game has. Combat in this game is excellent as well. Blasting enemies in the face with your shotgun is always a plus in my book, and Bioshock has plenty of it. If the shotgun isn't your thing, weapons such as the grenade launcher and cross bow also pack in a great deal of entertainment. The storyline of bioshock is great too. The twist at the end of the game makes it almost impossible to put the controller down. I feel like the controls of this game were slightly annoying. Every now and then you finally see some of the ammo you have desperately been searching for only to find that it is stuck to the ground for no reason, but these minor factors do not make a big deal in the long run. For action gamers out there, Bioshock is a must-buy.