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This article was published on August 28, 2014


BioShock, the iconic first-person shooter, arrives on iOS for $14.99

BioShock, the iconic first-person shooter, arrives on iOS for $14.99
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Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and video games in particular. You can reach him on Twitter, circle him on Google+ and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Rapture. Big Daddies. Splicers. When 2K Games released BioShock in 2007, it captivated players with its decaying world, spine-tingling atmosphere and strong storytelling. Now, the game is available on iOS.

As Polygon reports, the graphical fidelity has been lowered to accommodate various iPhone and iPad models. In addition, you’ll need to grapple with the new touchscreen controls – often an annoyance for first-person video games – or pair a Bluetooth controller to escape Rapture’s many dangers.

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Regardless, BioShock is a timeless, inspired video game that everyone should experience in one form or another. Once you’ve explored Rapture’s murky underbelly once, you’ll never be quite the same again…

➤ BioShock | iOS ($14.99)

Thumbnail image credit: 2K Games