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A man is sent to the flying city of Columbia to find a missing girl. However, upon arrival he discovers that the city, its people, and his objective are all not what they seem.

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... Booker DeWitt (voice)
... Elizabeth (voice)
... Zachary Hale Comstock (voice)
... Lady Comstock / Esther Mailer / Flower Vendor (voice)
... Daisy Fitzroy (voice) (as Kimberly D. Brooks)
... Robert Lutece / Additional Voices (voice)
... Rosalind Lutece (voice)
... Jeremiah Fink (voice)
... Cornelius Slate (voice)
... Motorized Patriot Barker / Body Builder / Columbian Citizen (voice)
... Dockworker / Homeless Man / Vox Populi (voice)
... Additional Voices (voice) (as TC Carson)
... Chen Lin (voice)
... Additional Voices (voice)
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The year is 1912, deep in debt, ex-Pinkerton agent Booker DeWitt is sent to the mysterious flying city of Columbia to find and retrieve a young woman imprisoned in a tower since birth - Elizabeth and to "Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt". However, almost as soon as Booker arrives, he finds that Columbia and its people are not quite what they seem, and all too soon science, religion, morality, family and life all clash and spiral down into utter chaos, with Booker and Elizabeth as unlikely partners in the midst of all the action. Written by Paddington

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Bring us the girl, wipe away the debt.


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26 March 2013 (USA)  »

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BioShock 3  »

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According to the official strategy guide for the game, the animators drew their inspiration for Elizabeth's emotions, characteristics, and animations from female protagonists of Disney movies. See more »

Goofs

Radio news broadcasts are heard, and radios are also heard broadcasting music. Although radio broadcasts were feasible in the 1910s, neither of these innovations really became widespread until the 1920s, with the first radio news broadcasts not happening until 1920. See more »

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Booker DeWitt: But what is she? Alive or dead?
Robert Lutece: Why do you ask "what"?
Rosalind Lutece: When the delicious question is "when"?
Robert Lutece: The only difference between past and present...
Rosalind Lutece: ...is semantics.
Robert Lutece: Lives, lived, will live.
Rosalind Lutece: Dies, died, will die.
Robert Lutece: If we could perceive time as it truly was.
Rosalind Lutece: What reason would grammar professors have to get out of bed?
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Crazy Credits

Some behind-the-scenes footage can be seen near the end of the credits, featuring some singing and guitar playing. See more »


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Fortunate Son
Music and lyrics by John Fogerty
Vocals by Jessy Carolina
Produced by James Bonney (as Jim Bonney)
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I am completely stunned!
27 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

After just completing the game, I am in total shock. So stunned that I couldn't even skip the credits. Without spoiling anything, you will be completely amazed of how they decided to end it off.

Anyways it's a great game and a cool change from a city at the bottom of the ocean to a city in the sky. The scene where you are lifted to Columbia is just as breathtaking as seeing Rapture for the first time. As soon as this scene happens, you know you're playing a Bioshock game.

People have been also wondering how Elizabeth's AI is. Absolutely flawless, this is in no way a co-op game like Resident Evil 5. You don't have to revive her or give her any ammo or anything of that sort.

Their are some horror elements to this game similar to Rapture, but it's more focused on Action and sci-fi. There is one part that did scare the hell out of me though.

Kudos to Irrational for another masterpiece. If you thought the story telling in Bioshock 1 was incredibly done, just wait till you get a load of this!

I give it a solid 10/10.


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