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The Launch Of Ghost Story: The New Studio From Ken Levine

The Launch Of Ghost Story: The New Studio From Ken Levine

Irrational Games was responsible for BioShock. They made other games like SWAT 4, but the one you and everyone else would know them primarily for is BioBhock. In 2014 the company laid off the majority of its staff except for 15 individuals and began a long process to restructuring the company.  After three years of […]

BioShock Creators New Game Is Probably A First Person Narrative Shooter

BioShock Creator's New Game Is Probably A First Person Narrative Shooter

BioShock creator Ken Levine has been secretly toiling away on his new game for a little while in the shadows At this point, we more or less only know it is a sci-fi game with a heavy focus on a 'constructable' narrative.However, this new job listing for developer Irrational Games (via GamesRadar+), which is working with[...]

Bioshock Creators Next Game Will Be Highly Creative And Innovative

Bioshock Creator's Next Game Will Be 'Highly Creative And Innovative'

We've been slowly drip fed details about Bioshock creator Ken Levine's next game We know it has something to do with a sci-fi setting and 'fluid relationships' that change in ways that aren't similar to Telltale's, but that's about it.Well, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick appears to have pretty big creative hopes for the title[...]

Bioshock Creators Next Game Is Looking At Narrative In Interesting Ways

Bioshock Creator's Next Game Is Looking At Narrative In Interesting Ways

Ken Levine is one of the most recognizable game designers out there As the mind behind Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite, he's one of the West's most distinct gaming 'autuers'.His games have always been rich with story and strict narratives, but he has been talking about his next game in more abstract and fluid ways[...]

Ken Levines Next Game Is Going To Be Sci-Fi-ish

Ken Levine's Next Game Is Going To Be Sci-Fi-ish

Ken Levine is one of the west's most iconic game developers having created Bioshock and System Shock 2 That's why there is always an extreme interest in whatever he is doing next. Last we heard, he was playing with 'narrative lego' after being enamored with Shadow of Mordor.Yesterday, he dropped a bunch of hints on Twitter for us[...]

Ken Levine Creator Of Bioshock Hints At Radical New Game

Ken Levine, Creator Of Bioshock, Hints At Radical New Game

One of the biggest exceptions to that rule is Ken Levine The director's work on Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite speaks for itself on a narrative level and I'll always be interested to see what he's working on next.That's why I'm excited to hear about the concepts Levine is playing with as outlined in an article he[...]



Irrational Behavior: Was Laying Off The Bulk Of The Bioshock Team Really Necessary

Irrational Behavior: Was Laying Off The Bulk Of The Bioshock Team Really Necessary?

Irrational Games was a developer of incredible value.  I say that not only as a gamer, but financially, the BioShock series Ken Levine created, generated over $500 million in revenue for 2K Games. To a company's value, that's immense.  Not only was the BioShock series a financial success, but critical as well The original scoring was a[...]

Bioshock Not-So-Infinite After All – Irrational Games is Shutting Down

Bioshock Not-So-Infinite After All – Irrational Games is Shutting Down

By Daniel CelkoThe studio responsible for the iconic Bioshock series is “winding down” as announced by Ken Levine, co-founder of Irrational Games.In his public message on the Irrational Games site, Levine stated that he wishes to move in a new direction with the games he creates: To make narrative-driven games for the core gamer that are[...]

When You Must Read Must Kill TV &#8211 Look It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

When You Must Read "Must Kill TV" – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes:Ken Levine, not the chap who develops the Bioshock videogames, but the Emmy-winning screenwriter who has written for shows like M*A*S*H, Cheers and Frasier, has forgotten more about screenwriting and comedy than most of us will ever know.  He has a very funny blog where he talks about screenwriting and the industry, offering[...]

Bioshock Creator Ken Levine Taking On Logans Run Script

Bioshock Creator Ken Levine Taking On Logan's Run Script

while still being tied to the tropes of what games are now.The franchise's creator Ken Levine is about the closest we have to an auteur in the videogame industry, especially if we are talking exclusively about the AAA market That is why there might be some concern among videogame fandom over the Deadline report that he[...]