BioShock Infinite detailed in Electronic Gaming Monthly and full length E3 demo
Irrational Games shares the details about BioShock Infinite's main protagonist, Booker DeWitt. As Booker and Elizabeth grace the cover of the newest issue of EGM magazine. We have never seen images of Booker, until now. The magazine includes an in-depth interview with Ken Levine that gives us a better look at Booker.
Levine shares why the setting of Rapture was ditched to bring in the floating city of Columbia. He explains that when players first experience Rapture, the overwhelming feeling of this strange new environment. They felt that the experience would be lost, returning to the same setting, so they wanted to offer up a new experience in a new setting.
"You can do that once, really. And, for us, in terms of going back to Rapture, we didn't feel like we could do it again at this stage. Maybe we'll have some idea down the road, if I see a way to do it, with the Rapture that we know."
While we know that Booker is protecting Elizabeth from Songbird, as they make their way to safety from the people of Columbia, you will not be protecting Elizabeth in the gameplay, since most players were concerned about her being more of a nuisance than an enjoyment to the gameplay.
"The first thing, obviously, is that you don't need to protect her. And we've tried that-there's a whole level in BioShock where you have to protect the Little Sister and escort the Little Sister, and we tried to make it work and have her respawn a bunch, but people just didn't like it. So, very early on, we decided that Elizabeth is there as a narrative companion and to add to your abilities, to add to your powers."
This is where the "tears" come in the game.
The issue includes some great details on how the 1893 World's Fair influence BioShock Infinite's city of Columbia. Levine also shares that the cover pays homage to Uncanny X-Men #141. So, check out the full digital companion issue for free, HERE
And finally, the behind-closed-doors demo that we have been talking endlessly about, is finally ready for you all to view. Sit back and enjoy the demo below...