Since the DLC is a prequel to the original, I'm confused if the actual game is a prequel or sequel. There is a brief prologue that takes place 10 years before Bioshock 2, before Rapture fell into ruin. An evaluation of BioShock 2's multiplayer mode--a prequel set during the fall of Rapture--will follow in our games blog. Set during the fall of Rapture, players assume the role of a Plasmid test subject for Sinclair Solutions, a premier provider of Plasmids and Tonics in the underwater city of Rapture that was first explored in the original BioShock. 12 years ago We all know that BioShock 2 is on the cards, but so far nobody has a clue what it's going to be about. I didn’t know what to expect from a sequel to one of the best games of the past decade. I suppose this goes hand in hand with the game’s main villain — the Big Sister. This is confusing. The testing (aka match) took place in Kashmir Restaurant, one of the places you see in the original. Eh, we’ll see how it goes though. Set in the fictional underwater dystopian city of Rapture, the game's story takes place eight years after BioShock. But after sitting on the BioShock 2 presentation, I’m more at ease, still suspicious if it’ll be any good, but more hopeful. No it is not. Yes, players will be a Big Daddy that has the power to burn, electrocute and freeze splicers. I hope that the team there can figure out how to do it. Lean and lithe in her Big Daddy-like armor, the Big Sister was even faster than the player, jumping around all over the place. There are only two possible scenarios for a sequel: Since Rapture is destroyed there would be another underwater city which is just lame or they would bring Bioshock to the surface which wouldn't be Bioshock. Toward the end of the demo, she showed up and took out the Prototype Big Daddy. First off, Digital Extremes is actually building a credible story around its multiplayer mode. This takes place 10 years after the events of Bioshock and while the themes tie together, you are faced with a new antagonist, mostly new set of allies, and a whole new adventure. © 2020 Bay Area News Group. How do I open the door in the maintenance area. What's the button that allows you to use an Eve Hypo before your Eve meter is empty? Basically, the company is war profiteering. Quite frankly, I think the guy should be able to survive that. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. They even have their own bathosphere, which, I assume, transports them to the matches. I do recommend you play Bioshock, but it is hardly required : D. It is both sequel and prequel. This time around, players take on the role of a Big Daddy, but you’re not a normal one. TheGreatKingChiba Game Playthroughs on YouTube ^^. One of the last appointments I had at E3 was for BioShock 2. As revealed by BioShock 2 Creative Director Jordan Thomas in an interview with GamesRadar, the idea of ghosts and genetic memories would have originally played a larger role in BioShock 2: "There were a number of playable flashbacks, which had a prequel-like flavor, but were much more subjective, like memories that you were uncovering. Assuming control of Subject Delta, a hulking Big Daddy, players are tasked with fighting through Splicers… Review: Charlie Haden – Wow, what a bad show! The big choice in the matter though is that after the harvesting: Players will have the choice of saving the Little Sister or using whatever adam she has to their benefit. -2K Marin Developer Charles Shechbeck © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. save hide report. They can soak up a lot of damage before dying and they can use those powerful Big Daddy weapons and moves. That’s 10 years of fighting among splicers and 10 more years of Rapture slowly deteriorating. ... Posted by 1 year ago. The opening section of the game was just before the civil war in Rapture broke out. Taking place a year before the events of the original BioShock, players find themselves as employees of Sinclair Solutions, which tests out new plasmids and weapons during the Rapture civil strife. I had some trepidation going in. All rights reserved. It is the sequel to the 2007 game BioShock and was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on February 9, 2010; Feral Interactive released an OS X version on March 30, 2012.