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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
BioShock is indisputably one of the greatest games of this generation (yeah, I said it) and all you need to do is watch the title's opening moments to understand why. Irrational Games' ability to provide an interactive story right from the beginning is an admirable feat. Much like Half-Life 2, the opening moments of BioShock introduce the player to an incredibly detailed world that is just begging to be explored. Honestly, just watching this again has me tempted to take the plunge into Rapture once more.
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