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Ken Levine "winding down" Irrational Games, studio reduced to 15 developers

Posted: 19.02.2014 by Technet2k

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BioShock creator Ken Levine is leaving the franchise behind as he dramatically restructures Irrational Games into a much smaller, leaner studio to undertake a "more entrepreneurial endeavor" at Take-Two.

He's cutting the headcount to just 15 developers, with Irrational's future in "narrative-driven games" for core gamers with high replayability, and all exclusively digital.

Ken Levine unlocks Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted: 23.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Irrational Games co-founder and creative director Ken Levine has unlocked a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Joystick Awards this weekend in London. Making the honor even more special is that Levine is the first to receive one from the Awards.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim named 'Generation's Greatest Game' in Amazon poll

Posted: 05.08.2013 by Technet2k

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The polling consumers of retailer Amazon have spoken, or rather voted. Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim managed to beat Naughty Dog's The Last of Us in a tournament for 'Generation's Greatest Game'.

Other major contenders were Grand Theft Auto IV, BioShock, Super Mario Galaxy, Portal 2, Uncharted 2, Batman: Arkham City, Far Cry 3, Red Dead Redemption and more.

Ken Levine "killed" BioShock film

Posted: 13.03.2013 by Technet2k

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Universal had director Gore Verbinski attached to produce an adaptation of BioShock for the cinema going public. It may have been an R-rated $200m blockbuster that blew our minds, but then Watchmen happened.

Universal "got cold feet" about such a budget for a film and so wanted it around $80 million. Verbinski wanted his original vision, and so directorship changed and Ken Levine "killed it."

Original BioShock bundle with BioShock Infinite PS3 confirmed US only

Posted: 04.12.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Back in May, Sony announced that the PlayStation 3 version of BioShock Infinite would come bundled with the original 2007 BioShock. The company stated that the offer was US only. 2K Games has confirmed this.