BioShock is a first-person shooter computer game with RPG and science fiction elements. Developed by 2K Boston (later Irrational Games) and published by 2K Games for Windows and Xbox 360 in 2007. In 2008, a PlayStation 3 version was released, in 2009 an OS X version developed by Feral Interactive. The game was translated into Russian by 1C and released in October 2007.
The lead designer for BioShock is Ken Levine. The game is the spiritual successor to System Shock and System Shock 2. In addition, part of the BioShock developers previously worked on the creation of System Shock 2. BioShock The storyline includes a critical overhaul of the game's creativity and philosophy. Ayn Rand, in particular his book Atlas Shrugged (1957) ...
BioShock takes place in 1960. The main character, a young man named Jack, finds himself in the underwater city of Rapture, hidden deep in the Atlantic Ocean, after a plane crash. Delight was Andrew Ryan's millionaire as an ideal company from his point of view. However, the discovery of a substance called ADAM, which endows humans with superhuman powers, along with the increasingly dubious policies of Ryan's brutal dictatorship in the city, divided Rapture's society and ultimately led to war and the fall of utopia.
Jack, under player control, explores abandoned levels inhabited by hostile Vos mutants. In addition to visual scenes, the plot through the found audio recordings, and also sings the radio
As a first-person shooter, BioShock also contains RPG elements. The player is allowed to improve his weapons and abilities, overcome obstacles on the way and make morally ambiguous decisions - to keep certain characters alive or to kill.
BioShock has received critical acclaim. The gaming press praised the game's philosophical storyline and the unusual and detailed world. BioShock has received a number of awards including BAFTA Game of the Year, Game Informer, Spike Video Game Awards, and IGN.
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