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'Irrational Jobs' career outreach forms in the wake of BioShock dev layoffs

Immediately following todays' announcement that Irrational Games is winding down to just 15 employees, the hashtag "#IrrationalJobs" sprung up on Twitter to assist developers in finding new jobs. A similar, immediate outreach happened in the wake of 38 Studios' closure in May 2012. While the...

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BioShock Infinite: 'Burial at Sea Part One' review: That sinking feeling

This is a review of downloadable content for BioShock Infinite. As such, it may contain spoilers for the main campaign. Ham-fisted is one of my favorite expressions. As a term meaning awkward or graceless, it's wonderfully evocative. You can easily imagine someone desperately trying to shove a ham...

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BioShock Infinite Premium DLC now available separately on Steam

Steam has released the BioShock Infinite "Columbia's Finest" DLC as a separate download, available now for $4.99. This DLC was initially included with the Premium and Ultimate editions of the game at launch, and adds 500 Silver Eagles and 5 lockpicks to your stash, along with six exclusive gear...

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Metareview: BioShock Infinite

It's a good day for the team at BioShock Infinite developer Irrational Games, with the game receiving nearly universal praise. Our review couldn't help gushing either, saying Infinite is "undoubtedly the finest game crafted by Irrational Games" and "one of the best told stories of this generation....

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BioShock Infinite's TV ad on the internets

Here's the full minute version of the BioShock Infinite commercial you should start seeing on TV in the coming weeks in 30- and 15-second versions. Hmmm, wonder if we'll get the full thing on Hulu?...

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BioShock Infinite baaa-ck with 'Lamb of Columbia' trailer

See, if we were located in the country of that other Joystiq, the headline would have been: "BioShock Infinite serves 'Lamb of Columbia' trailer frenched."...

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BioShock: Infinite mockumentary hears the Songbird

The second installment of BioShock: Infinite's clever pre-VHS school room documentary series explores Columbia's Songbird. If you missed the first chapter, check it out here....

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Best Buy fulfilling some BioShock Infinite canceled pre-orders for free

Best Buy is reportedly making recompense for its cancellation of BioShock Infinite pre-orders by offering the game for free to some affected customers. "We would like to make it up to you by sending you this product, via expedited shipping, free of charge," reads an email obtained by SideQuesting....

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Ken Levine: BioShock Infinite box art is for the uninformed

Irrational Games boss Ken Levine talked with Wired recently about the cover art for BioShock Infinite, which was unveiled just over a week ago to the groans of many. Levine compared games to salad dressing when talking about the intentions of the game's box art, saying, "I don't read Salad Dressing...

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Get your shinebox and head on down to Rapture with Brentalfloss

Nothing quite says "underwater dystopia" like old-timey ragtime tunes. Brentalfloss clearly understands that relationship, as evidenced by the BioShock-themed music video he created with some colleagues recently. And hey, no casual racism! All the fun of the early 20th century without the awful...

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