Exploring BioShock eleven years later
“No Gods or Kings. Solely man.” The banner that hung within the atrium of the bathysphere terminus the place BioShock‘s protagonist started his journey was the very first thing to seize my consideration and pull me into that world. I first performed BioShock as a highschool freshman again in 2007. For a young person who thought he was smarter than everybody and had simply began studying George Orwell and Ayn Rand, BioShock was the right storm of a sport for my youthful self.
It additionally served as my introduction to the PC-style shooter. Up till school, the majority of my gaming was on a console, so video games like Deus Ex and System Shock have been international to me. Whereas BioShock‘s affect on console shooters is plain, I could not assist however surprise if its themes of exceptionalism and the story of Ryan’s utopia free of presidency management would resonate with me the identical after eleven years.