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Bioshock 2 - PC

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  • List Price: $19.99
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  • Seller:FunFactory
  • Sales Rank:11,775
  • Format:DVD-ROM
  • Language:English (Unknown)
  • Platforms:Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • Media:DVD-ROM
  • Genre:adventure-game-genre
  • ESRB:Mature
  • Edition:Standard
  • Operating System:Windows 2000
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
  • Dimensions (in):7.5 x 5.3 x 0.6
  • Release Date:February 9, 2010
  • MPN:710425315510
  • Model:31551
  • UPC:710425315510
  • EAN:0710425315510
  • ASIN:B0016BVYAM
Availability:Usually ships in 1-2 business days

Features:
  • Online and offline multiplayer modes including: Free-For-All, and Team Death Match and more.
  • Return to the underwater city of Rapture where now the 'The Big Sister' is the toughest creature around.
  • Play as the original the Big Daddy as you harness raw strength to battle Rapture?s most feared denizens as you battle powerful new enemies.
  • New game mechanics including the ability to wield plasmids and weapons simultaneously; flashback missions detailing how you became the Big Daddy; the ability to walk outside the airlocks of Rapture to discover new play areas, and many more.
  • New game environments including Fontaine Futuristics, headquarters of Fontaine's business empire and the Kashmir Restaurant.


Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
Plan Your BattlesProduct InformationThe undersea cit of Rapture stands in ruin.  Somewhere deep within your Little Sister awaits.  Once you protected her and now amongst hordes of geically-altered maniacs she is your only hope for salvation.  Multiplayer in BioShock 2 provides a rich prequel experience that expands the origins of the BioShock fiction. Set during the fall of Rapture players assume the role of a Plasmid test subject for Sinclair Solutions a premier provider of Plasmids and Tonics in the underwater city of Rapture that was first explored in the original BioShock.Players will need to use all the elements of the BioShock toolset to survive as the full depth of the BioShock experience is refined and transformed into a unique multiplayer experience that can only be found in Rapture.Product FeaturesEvolution of the geically enhanced shooterEarn experience points during gameplay to earn access to new Weapons Plasmids and Tonics that can be used to create hundreds of different binations allowing players to develop a unique character that caters to their playing style.Extend the Rapture fictionPlayers will step into the shoes of Rapture citizens and learn more about the fall of Rapture as they progress through the experience.See Rapture before the fallExperience Rapture before it was reclaimed by the ocean and engage in bat over iconic environments in locations such as Kashmir Restaurant and Mercury Suites all of which have been reworked from the ground up to deliver a fast-paced multiplayer experience.FPS veterans add their touch to the multiplayer experienceDigital Extremes brings more than 10 years of first person shooter experience including development of award-winning entries in the Unreal and Unreal Tournament franchise. Windows RequirementsWindows XP VistaPentium 4 530 3.0 GHz AMD Athlon 64 3800+ 2.4 GHz processor2 GB of RAM11 GB free Hard Drive spaceNVIDIA 7800GT  256 MB Graphics or better ATI Radeon X1900 256 MB  Gr
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Follow-up to BioShock, 2K Games' critically acclaimed and commercially successful 2007 release, BioShock 2 is a first-person shooter set in the fictional underwater city of Rapture. As in the original game, BioShock 2 features a blend of fast-paced action, exploration and puzzle-solving as players follow varying paths through the overarching storyline based on the decisions that they are forced to make at various points in the game. In addition to a further fleshing out of the franchise's popular storyline, players can look forward to new characters, game mechanics, weapons, locations and a series first, multiplayer game options.

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Big Sister front and back from BioShock 2
The new power in Rapture.
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Duel wielding plasmid and weapon in BioShock 2
Duel wield plasmids & weapons.
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Deciding whether to harvest or adopt a Little Sister in BioShock 2
New choices as Mr. B.
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Multiplayer screen playing as one of the available characters BioShock 2
Franchise first multiplayer options.
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The Story
Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original BioShock, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. Along the Atlantic coastline, a monster — somehow familiar, yet still quite different from anything ever seen — has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to the undersea city. It is a Big Sister, new denizens of Rapture who were once one of the forgotten little girls known as Little Sisters, known to inhabit the city's dank halls. No longer a pawn used to harvest ADAM, the dangerously powerful gene-altering lifeblood of Rapture, from the bodies of others and in turn run the risk of being harvested herself, the Big Sister is now the fastest and most powerful thing in Rapture. You, on the other hand are the very first Big Daddy, in fact the prototype, that for some reason has reactivated. You are similar to the Big Daddies familiar from the original BioShock, but also very different in that you possess free will and no memory of the events of the past ten years. The question is, as you travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city beneath the waves, hunting for answers and the solution to your own survival, are you really the hunter, or the hunted?

Gameplay and Multiplayer
In BioShock 2 players will take on the role of the original Big Daddy, not that of game one protagonist, Jack. As a Big Daddy you will have access to all the strengths and weapons of a standard Big Daddy, including the drill and rivet gun. More importantly you also possess free will and the ability to use plasmids and gene tonics — genetic modifications allowed for through ADAM, a stem cell harvested from conquered enemies, or sea slugs outside the Rapture air lock, and powered by the in-game injectable serum known as EVE, which can be found, captured or purchased. Plasmids and gene tonics provide a wide range of aggressive and passive abilities which can be upgraded and arranged for quick use. The ability to use plasmids and tonics gives you a decided edge over other Big Daddies and most other denizens of Rapture, excluding the powerful Big Sisters. In addition, due to their role as a Big Daddy, players will experience a new relation to the Little Sisters. Upon defeating standard Big Daddys you are given the familiar choice as to whether to harvest or adopt them. Harvesting gains you ADAM immediately, but could alter your path through the game, while adopting makes you responsible for Little Sisters, who then accompany you through Rapture, but also provide aid and warning in times of danger. Additional gameplay features include: new plasmids, weapons and the ability to combine these two.

The game also features the anticipated multiplayer modes. Several of these are team-based, allowing up to 10 players. Within these players are provided with a rich prequel experience that expands the origins of the BioShock fiction, and allows you to play as one of several characters pulled from Rapture's history before the events of the first game.

Key Features

  • The Big Sister - No longer just something to be harvested or not, the Big Sister is the most powerful resident in Rapture.
  • You Are the Big Daddy - Take control with the original prototype Big Daddy, and experience the power and raw strength of Rapture’s most feared denizens as you battle powerful new enemies.
  • New Plasmids - New plasmids such as "Aero Dash" allowing for bursts of speed over short distances, and "Geyser Trap" a stream of water used as a jump pad and electrical conductor, join the ample list of Plasmids from the original game.
  • New Game Mechanics - BioShock 2 contains many new gameplay mechanics. Just a few of these are: the ability to wield plasmids and weapons simultaneously; flashback missions detailing how you became the Big Daddy; the ability to walk outside the airlocks of Rapture to discover new play areas, and many more.
  • New Locations - Just a few of the locations and environments debuting in BioShock 2 are Fontaine Futuristics, headquarters of Fontaine's business empire and the Kashmir Restaurant.
  • Evolution of the Genetically Enhanced Shooter - Innovative advances bring new depth and dimension to each encounter, allowing players to create exciting combinations to fit their style of gameplay.
  • Return to Rapture - Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original BioShock, the story continues with an epic, more intense journey through one of the most captivating and terrifying fictional worlds ever created.
  • Genetically Enhanced Multiplayer - Earn experience points during gameplay to earn access to new weapons, plasmids and tonics that can be used to create hundreds of different combinations.
  • Experience Rapture’s Civil War - Players will step into the shoes of Rapture's citizens and take direct part in the civil war that tore Rapture apart.
  • See Rapture Before the Fall - Experience Rapture before it was reclaimed by the ocean and engage in combat over iconic environments in locations such as Kashmir Restaurant and Mercury Suites, all of which have been reworked from the ground up for multiplayer.

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