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Free-to-play card game “Duelyst” Android beta coming soon, says developer

Free-to-play card game Duelyst has been steadily growing since it was released on Steam last year. The title has already received plenty of praise and a move to mobile is now eagerly anticipated.<p>Thankfully, developer Counterplay Games has just revealed that it is now accepting applications for a …

How to create 3D models for Android game development using Blender

Being able to create your own 3D models is something that can come in handy for a wide range of reasons. Whether you want to create some attractive 3D art, design a product to get 3D printed, or even make animations and special effects.<p>Of course, 3D models <i>also</i> come in very handy for game …

Game Development

The 12 Best Games for Android

Droid: It’s not just a robot from a galaxy far, far away. It’s also a pretty great option for anyone who wants a mobile device unshackled by the …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Your lingering BioShock Infinite questions answered (more or less)

<i>This post contains spoilers for BioShock Infinite.</i><p>Developer Irrational Games’ first-person action title BioShock Infinite (available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC) has been out for a couple of months now, but forums and message boards are still full of gamers’ unanswered questions about …

'BioShock Infinite' Refunded On Religious Grounds

In <i>BioShock Infinite</i> you kill hundreds of people often in the most brutal fashion possible—a skyhook to the skull, for instance, or a murder of magical crows pecking at your enemies flesh. It’s a seriously violent game, though not really any more graphic than most other shooters to hit the market …

6 games that are secretly BioShock: Infinite prequels

Welcome to the city, there are spoilers here<p>"There is always a lighthouse, there's always a man, there's always a city." According to BioShock …

Read+Watch+Listen: Bonus material for BioShock Infinite fans

<i>This article contains spoilers for BioShock Infinite.</i><p>You spent years waiting for developers to hurry up and release a big game. You buy it, take it home, and play through it in a couple of days. It’s awesome.<p>But now what?<p>Read+Watch+Listen is about other material you might want to check out if …

Time Sink: Columbia Tourism And Gaming Photojournalism In 'BioShock Infinite'

I recently played through the opening 20 minutes of Irrational Games’ <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, but nearly 2 hours of real-world time ticked away. This protracted session wasn’t caused by protagonist Booker DeWitt dying, nor by any work distractions pulling me away from the PC. No, I simply couldn’t stop …

Artist Arcade - Bioshock Infinite

Artist Arcade is where GameSpotters go to check out some of the amazing art created by the fans. If you're interested in finding some amazing art, then you've come to the right place. The Artist Arcade is also perfect for gamers to show off their game-inspired paintings, drawings, sketches, …

Bioshock Infinite infusion locations guide

Booker's journey through Columbia will take a lot of health, shields, and salts. Fortunately, Bioshock Infinite has Infusions, which can boost those …

Bioshock Infinite telescope and kinetoscope locations guide

The city of Columbia has so much history, that Bioshock Infinite just can't pack it all into the main story. Fortunately, there are other ways to …

The Shock Doctrine - BioShock Infinite (Spoiler-free) Review

Booker DeWitt is a man out of his element – a fish 20,000 feet above water. At the beginning of <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, he is reluctantly transported to a new and strange world – just like the hero of <i>BioShock</i>, the game’s spiritual successor. As in <i>BioShock</i>, his arrival will set in motion a series of …

UK Chart: BioShock Infinite is new No.1

BioShock Infinite has taken the top spot on the UK all formats all prices chart. Released last Tuesday, the shooter enjoyed the second biggest launch …

'BioShock Infinite' makes great art from America's racist past and political present

A fun first-person shooter also succeeds as a meditation on the evolving nature of America's original sin<p><i>I find myself awake, in a mysterious rowboat, heading to a lighthouse, surrounded by the sea.</i> <i>Walking inside, verses from the bible tickle the back of my brain. Sin and the search for redemption.</i> …

BioShock Infinite: Reviewers Roundtable

There will be spoilers.<p>It's been a week since <i>BioShock Infinite</i> launched, which we feel is about enough time to discuss every aspect of the game, right down to the shocking conclusion. Fair to say that if you haven't beaten the game yet, you do <b>NOT</b> want to watch the video above.<p>For a more complete …

Five Lessons Learned from BioShock Infinite's Success

Though it’s only April, it’s already clear that BioShock Infinite will indeed be regarded as one of the best games of the year, if not <i>the</i> best in many player’s eyes by the time 2014 rolls around.<p>It was an anticipated title to be sure, but few expected the quality we saw from the final product. Most …

BioShock Infinite Review - Xbox 360 Version

<b>Something shocking</b><p><i>(Note – this review was previously printed on my Forbes blog, D Nye Everything.)</i><p>Booker DeWitt is a man out of his element – a fish 20,000 feet above water. At the beginning of <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, he is reluctantly transported to a new and strange world – just like the hero of …

Review: 'BioShock: Infinite' (PC Version)

I soar across the floating city of Columbia in what feels like a gleeful rollercoaster ride, using the skylines that link the collection of buildings together. Below me is a gorgeous neoclassical world peopled with smiling citizens, making it seem as I’m flying over Disneyworld’s Main Street U.S.A. …

8 Ways Irrational Could Continue BioShock: Infinite's Story in DLC

WARNING: HERE BE SPOILERS<p><i>BioShock: Infinite</i> tells a complex tale of archetypes and architecture, a Klein bottle tied with a Moebius strip. The story arc is seemingly complete, so you might think there is nowhere left to go from here. But as we learned from B:I, “here” is a malleable concept. …

Bioshock: Infinite Review -- Glorious Spectacle

Bioshock: Infinite begins at a lighthouse. We’ve been here before, but not like this. You’re left at the stairs, you make your way up through a dark, grimy tower. There’s a man with a bag over his head, slumped and dead. There’s a note on his face:<br>“Don’t dissapoint us.” You get in a chair and blast …

BioShock Infinite’s extreme violence is completely valid

[<i>This article contains MAJOR SPOILERS for BioShock Infinite — Ed.</i>]<p>It’s not every day that video game players complain that a video game is too violent.<p>You’d expect the almost universally praised BioShock Infinite (available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC) to undergo a loyalty test on Glenn …

'The Art of BioShock Infinite' Art Book Review

From the first moment you step foot into Irrational Games‘ “BioShock Infinite,” it’s hard to not wonder at the spectacle of Columbia. The floating city is, without question, one of the most unique, awe-inspiring video game settings in a long while. From the floating streets and buildings to the …

BioShock Infinite's interesting parallels to BioShock

Parallel games, parallel worlds<p>If youve finished up Irrational Games BioShock Infinite, no doubt there were quite a few things in the floating city …

Irrational releases beautiful alternative BioShock Infinite covers for printing

Developer Irrational Games released BioShock Infinite a few weeks ago to fawning reviews. Gamers seem mostly satisfied with the first-person shooter in the sky, but many still don’t like the cover or even the alternative box art printed on the opposite side.<p>Irrational today released eight other …

BioShock Infinite VP leaving Irrational Games

If Irrational Games' next project is a follow-up to BioShock Infinite, executive vice president of development Rod Fergusson will not be around to help. The former Gears of War producer confirmed to Polygon today that he is leaving the Boston-area developer.<p>Fergusson joined Irrational Games in …

BioShock Infinite 'closer' Rod Fergusson leaves Irrational Games

Former Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson signed on with Irrational Games in August to finish the oft-delayed BioShock Infinite. Now that the game …

BioShock Infinite Videos

BioShock Infinite Original Soundtrack Review

With the release of Irrational Games‘ “BioShock Infinite,” the internet is abuzz with discussion of the game’s story and characters. Seeing as I am not quite finished with it, I’m not here to do that. I’m here to instead tell you about the music. Those who ordered the “BioShock Infinite” Premium …