In 1960, a lone survivor of a plane crash named Jack discovers an abandoned underwater utopia, only to find out that the mystery behind its creation is much more sinister than he first believed.

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John Ahlin ...
Dieter Sonnekalb (voice)
Greg Baldwin ...
Frank Fontaine (voice) (as Gregory S. Baldwin)
Jane Beller ...
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Pablo Navarro (voice)
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Bill McDonagh (voice)
Betsy Foldes ...
Rosebud Splicer / Public Address Announcments (voice) (as Elizabeth Foldes-Meiman)
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Johnny / Pigskin Splicers (voice)
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Baby Jane Splicers (voice) (as Cassandra Grae)
Raymond Guth ...
Ducky Splicers (voice) (as Ray Guth)
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Dr. Grossman Splicers (voice)
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Dr. J.S. Steinman (voice)
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The year is 1960, while flying over the Atlantic ocean, average citizen Jack blacks out and awakens to discover that he is the sole survivor of a plane crash. Amidst the wreckage of his plane Jack spots and swims to a lighthouse and boards a Bathysphere that takes him deep within the ocean and into Rapture. Originally conceived as a utopia where a man would be entitled to all that he made without the interference of "parasites" by idealistic billionaire mogul Andrew Ryan. Rapture has since decayed and festered from the infectious effects of civil war and anarchy, brought about by the very ideals it citizens and it's leader embrace. Aided by a sympathetic smuggler and a rogue geneticist, Jack salvages gene altering chemicals transforming himself into a superhuman, and uses his newfound powers and abilities as well as an arsenal of weapons to fend off the vicious hordes of psychotic mutants, security robots and armored supersoldiers that resulted from Rapture's unrest while given the ... Written by redcommander27

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Many thematic and plot elements were strongly inspired by most Ayn Rand novels, including "Atlas Shrugged", for which one of the characters is named, and "The Fountainhead". See more »

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[first lines]
Jack Ryan: They told me, "Son, you're special. You were born to do great things." You know what? They were right.
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Beyond the Sea
(La Mer)
Music by Charles Trenet
French lyrics by Charles Trenet
English lyrics by Jack Lawrence
Performed by Bobby Darin, Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli
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A gripping game
5 April 2009 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

BioShock was one of the games which I originally go "This looks OK...I'll just buy it for the sake of it" but then after a while I think "This game rocks, I'm glad I bought it in the first place". I think the gameplay is simply amazing with the numerous weapons and Plasmids, I enjoy whacking enemy Splicers with a wrench, downing them with armor-piercing revolver rounds, incinerating them with the power of a plasmid or firing electric bolts from your fingertips. The story and game simply just rocks to the best of it, I recommend this game to any who love standalone horror shooters. But I still don't get why the protagonist went down to Rapture in the first place anyway...

Note - Big Daddies in the game may be difficult but are essential to the harvesting or rescuing of Little Sisters, which give you ADAM energy useful for the continuation of the game.

By HowlingRabbit334


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