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Who's getting it/has it?

I'm sure a lot of you have heard about the recently released Bioshock, before or after it's release. I personally have been moderately informed for a while now and before it's release I decided I was most likely going to buy it just to increase my Xbox 360 library with another, invariably, good game(Didn't think my PC would be able to show it in its true glory). I was recently at my friends house while traveling in another state and someone there was on IGN looking at video reviews. There it was, Bioshock, with a whole 9.7. I wasn't really surprised and that was just my guarantee that I was to be buying this title.
So after that, and a trip to Best Buy to pick it up, I've played it for a while and am thrilled more than I could have ever hoped with this game. I wanted to see how many people out there either want to buy the game and how many don't want to.
Also for those who do own the game, how is it in your opinion?

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    I have the demo but i would have to upgrade my computer a lot before i would be able to play it at a good setting
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    I have it, and I love it. It seems like a really long and huge game. Right now I'm trying to kill this crazy guy in a theater.
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    I don't want it (yet).
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    Posted by XxStRuM4hxX

    I have the demo but i would have to upgrade my computer a lot before i would be able to play it at a good setting


    Yea, it has some amazing visuals. Although I have heard from some people that it is optimized rather well so depending on your specs you should be able to run it.
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    I want it badly. Considering renting it first though.
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    Posted by Starce3

    I want it badly. Considering renting it first though.


    I was considering that as well. But my library is rather empty and it has some nice replayability from what I hear. You could most likely beat the game in a rental but you might miss out on a lot.
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    I have it. It's really a great game. It wont work on my computer, so I play on my brothers.
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    Whats Bioshock about..?
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    I don't want it anymore. The DRM shit on it is terrible. Flagged as a trojan, and also penalizing the user for simply owning it...
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    :Raises hand: But for the 360.
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    Eww for the 360!?!? I can't play console first person shooters.
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    Posted by [$carface]

    Eww for the 360!?!? I can't play console first person shooters.


    My brother's the same, he doesn't buy any game that has to do with shooting because he just sucks at it but he covers it up by saying the controls are bad even though I rape ass in Console FPS'.
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    Posted by [$carface]

    Eww for the 360!?!? I can't play console first person shooters.


    They have a slight auto-aim to aid in the difference of not having a mouse. Plus if you suck there is always easy mode =P.
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    I rented it and beat it the next day. It was a decent game, but I really don't see the replay value in it. :l
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    It looks good.

    it would be awesome playing as one of the Big Daddies.
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    Posted by blerb

    It looks good.

    it would be awesome playing as one of the Big Daddies.


    Those things absolutely destroy if they even touch you. I would love to play as one of those things.
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    Posted by blerb

    It looks good.

    it would be awesome playing as one of the Big Daddies.


    **SPOILER**

    Actually, at one point in the game you do get to play as a big daddy. You have to run around and get all the suit pieces, then you have to escort a little sister around a level. It's quite fun, but make sure you have alot of ammo with you. :)
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    Well it seems they are offering a patch now which increases your install count to 5... It's a compromise, but some want All or Nothing. I might actually reconsider my purchase now.
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    ARg i ordered it off ebay coming to my house soon <3
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    You should have a I beat it option on the poll. ;D
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    I'm getting it today.
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    I just bought it off steam a couple hours ago, because my new PSU confirmed my new comp is running correctly, but then it gave me an error screen while installing windows. Repeated error screens occured, I was hella hoping to be playing it now too. =/
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    Posted by [$carface]

    Eww for the 360!?!? I can't play console first person shooters.


    Some magazines say that's the only reason to get a 360.
    *cough* Gamepro *Cough*.
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    Got it, pretty good game so far, I love shocking enemies and then using the wrench on their asses.

    :D
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    I have it. :D It's good.
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    Is the game long or short??? Someone Reply please.
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    Like some people said, It a good game but I need to upgrade mine.
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    Not a clue what its about but I might check it out for the 360. Another game for Christmas.
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    Posted by markslo1

    Is the game long or short??? Someone Reply please.


    Either I really suck, or it's decently long.
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    No one here cares about the drm... :p

    and in case you are wondering how bad it could be...

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    Posted by Moses

    Posted by markslo1

    Is the game long or short??? Someone Reply please.


    Either I really suck, or it's decently long.


    It's not too long. Like I said earlier, I really don't see any replay value in it what so ever.
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    In my opinion it is nowhere near as good as all the professionals said it would be. I have managed to get almost half way through the game today, and the flexible storyline that was promised is instead completely linear. The only major decision I have had to make so far is whether to harvest or remove the curse from the slug children.

    However, for a linear game, the storyline is unbelievably good. ;)
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    It's not that linear eaglesprite. The main descisions are how you go about your killing. You can put a guy on fire, hit him with a wrench while he's frozen, hack security robots to kill for you, and tons of other stuff.
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    Well, what's the difference from killing someone with an AWP then an M4? I mean, we see this kind of stuff in all games. I really wasn't that impressed with the game.
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    Killing someone with an awp is a different experiance. What's the difference between shooting someone and catching rockets launched at you in mid air and shooting them back at the turret/person?
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    True, but still, I really wish they had incorporated more into the game. I wish they had given you the chance to kill Ryan, or not to kill him. Then had a whole different part for keeping Ryan alive. That would have been a major point, and a great reason to replay the game.
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    True, but why would you kill Ryan, he only made an underwater City, and that's a good thing, but he's kinda evil tho. First Time : Kill, 2nd time : Save
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    I really dont think that there is a reason for it to be critisized on its gameplay because i played it at a friends house 3 times through now and have had more fun each of the times. i see replay value because if you dont take your time and try to have fun with it not just to beat it then i dont think you will have fun. but trying to make it different everytime has made me want to play it again just talking about it.
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    Markslo obviously you haven't gotten very far in the game..
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    I just played it a bit. I think i fight surprisingly bad, but that's just me. The game is pretty sweet.
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    This game is nuts the big daddy's and the little sisters are scary as hell. the entire game is erie. defiantly not one for the younger kinds would give em nightmares.
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    Amazing. Fucking amazing.

    I nutted when I played on wednesday.
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    I wanted to get mine today, And I had a voucher from the official Xbox mag (UK) for £5 at Currys. So I went to get it, and they only had the tin case ed. and the stupid woman wouldnt let me have it ;( They reckon the voucher, with their logo plastered all over it isnt registered in the system! lol

    Im going again tomorrow with my dad, so he can kick off for me ^^
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    I heard BioShock for the computer installs rootkits into your computer, I think it's just a DRM thing but it's probably true, all of the EA games install mini rootkits into their crappy Command & Conquer ( the originals were better when West Wood owned it, EA makes every game crap )
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    I want it but i want Crysis a whole lot more.
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    Posted by Zero-Hour

    I heard BioShock for the computer installs rootkits into your computer, I think it's just a DRM thing but it's probably true, all of the EA games install mini rootkits into their crappy Command & Conquer ( the originals were better when West Wood owned it, EA makes every game crap )


    plus this:


    I think people just love their Bioshock too much and don't care about this : /
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    Bioshock is too good to care about your problems h4m.
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    Just got it goin, crazy game, you jump into the shit as soon as you get the game goin.
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    Where are you in the game botch? Fought any Bigdaddies yet? They are killer. Things get a lot more fun ocne you get the shotgun. I love using shotguns in games.
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