Take Two Won’t Commit On The Future Of Bioshock

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/ by Ryan Parreno

Polygon tried to get a statement from Take Two Interactive regarding upcoming or future plans for Bioshock. However, the company remains noncomittal on the state of the franchise.

Ken Levine has previously stated that, following the shuttling of Irrational Games, he was giving over the reins of the franchise to Take Two, while he himself moves on to other projects with a smaller team. - Continue reading

Rumor: Take-Two Planned Irrational Take Down If Bioshock Infinite Did Not Perform Exceedingly Well

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/ by Ryan Parreno

Gamasutra contributor Leigh Alexander has revealed an insider source from Irrational Games told her that there was trouble brewing in Irrational since 2011. Take-Two Interactive already intended to close the studio back then if the game did not reach exceedingly high sales expectations.

Leigh’s article delves a bit more into her issues with conflict of interest, knowing many people in Irrational, but she reveals many more details about Irrational’s mindset when they were in the middle of making Bioshock Infinite. - Continue reading

Sony Nominated For Over 50 NAVGTR Awards

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/ by Thom Edwards

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers have nominated Sony for over fifty awards for numerous games the company released in 2013. The Last of Us is the front runner with over 17 nominations in several different categories whilst Bioshock Infinite comes in second with 12. Both Bioshock and The Last of Us are nominated for the coveted Game of the Year award.

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Other games nominated include:

Beyond: Two Souls – 10 nominations

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch  – 8 nominations

Rayman Legends – 7 nominations

Tomb Raider – 7 nominations

The complete list of nominees for the Game of the Year award consists of Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Super Mario 3D World, and Tomb Raider. The winners will be announced Feb 17th.