BioShock Infinite is the third game in the BioShock series. It is the latest offering from the Irrational games and is published by 2K games. This game is developed on different storyline from the previous games but only the setting is different. The gamer can enjoy all the gears, weapons and other powers in the same way as he did in previous ones.
Compatibility on Various Platforms
BioShock Infinite is today’s game and you can find it among your favorites on all the present day’s platforms. Made compatible with PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and MS Windows, you can store and run this game on any computer and gaming system of your choice. The gaming experience is increased manifold when you are able to play it wherever and whenever you want; thus, providing you the wholesome entertainment.
A Peek to American Exceptionalism
Bioshock Infinite is set in the era of American Exceptionalism. Based on the developments that marked the year of 1912, this game has a protagonist who takes up the challenge of finding a woman, Elizabeth who is kidnapped. Booker the protagonist and Elizabeth in order to come out of the city has to take up fight against warring people of the city and so the game rolls open giving scope to use of powers, weapons and gears making the fight challenging as well as exciting. Gamer is supposed to take up the role of Booker and he uses Elizabeth and weapons as support for coming out victorious from many challenging situations and dangers.
Weapons and Situations Providing Flow to the Game
Booker can move on foot and is given a vehicle also called Sky-line. This game belongs to first person shooter series and adopts the technique of role playing for keeping the gamer engaged. Challenge starts with attempt to reach Columbia and the weapons and tools of various kinds are used to fight the hurdles. Main weapons include Volley gun, Burst gun, Pistol, machine gun, heater, repeater, Sky-hook, Shotgun, RPG, Sniper Rifle, Crank Gun, Hand cannon and few others.
Player gets the support of Vigors also that require Salts to become functional. Only two of the vigors can be used at a time. He can switch between the previous used Vigors as per the situation. Devil’s kiss, Murder of Crows, Shock Jockey, Undertow, Return to Sender are some of the interesting Vigors that cost some 14,481 silver eagles for upgradation and the player can get number of life lines using these Vigors.
Locations that You Find in BioShock Infinite
Comstock House: This is Comstock’s work base and is actually a huge fortress where the people are converted into Comstock’s puppets for becoming the face of the future that is envisioned by this character.
Welcome Center: It is the first location of the game and from here the story of Booker rescuing Elizabeth actually rolls out. You get an overview of the city and its colored culture.
Finkton: This is the Worker’s district of Columbia. Fink is the decision maker about the fate of the workers and lets the workers who favor him enjoy at the Good Time Club and those against are made to slog worse and tortured by Fink’s Flying Squad.
Emporia: This is the cultural hub of Columbia. Important figures like the Bank of the Prophet and Lutece Labs stay and work from here. It is an important place in the course of the game as when the main characters of the game arrive here it is converted into battleground and is seen plagued with the dead bodies lying on the streets.
Gears for the Player
BioShock Infinite gets the player to get into four kinds of gears. These are actually the types of clothing and used one at a time. These can be changed at related menu option and the player is given the options of hat, shoes, pants and shirt to choose from. Hat is used for performing various controlling actions like possessing or burning or shocking the enemies. Boots or shoes grant bonuses to the player. He can use boots for improving the survival capabilities. Pants help the player come out of difficult situations and repower him when he is lacking in resources. Shirts increase the efficiency of the player while fighting. He can use this gear to shock or reduce the strength of the enemy by emanating power bursts.
What All You Get When You Buy BioShock Infinite
BioShock Infinite is available in premium edition that consists of mini guide named as Art of BioShock Infinite, a 25 mm Handyman figure that is actually the snapshot of the board game Bioshock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia, Murder of Cows vigor bottle keychain measuring around 3 inches, vigor Devil’s Kiss’s lithograph of the advertisement, Digital Soundtrack and platform-friendly downloadable content like Booker’s Avatar costumes for Xbox 360 and BioShock themes for PC and PS 3.
Pre-ordering Comes with a Number of Bonuses
BioShock Infinite buyers can win a number of bonuses on pre-ordering it. Premium Edition is priced at $79 and the Ultimate Songbird edition costs $149. Songbird Edition has some more bonuses added to the Premium Edition content. Songbird Edition buyers get a hand-painted, resin enameled Songbird statue that is a rage amongst the game and statue collectors.
Various retailers have come up with the idea of providing bonuses such as 1600 Microsoft points at Microsoft store, $30 credit towards any 2K game at Amazon, Comstock Bird’s Eye sniper rifle damage reskin at Best Buy. All these bonuses are made to encourage the pre-orders in large numbers.
BioShock Infinite – The Success Story
BioShock Infinite has won the Game Critics award for visual art design, setting and story. It is the third most popular game of 2013 and has received maximum number of high ratings from the buyers and players. The sales figure shot up to 3.7 million within the first two months of release and the current number has crossed 4 millions. It has won Action Game of the Year award at 17th Annual D.I.C.E. awards.