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10 game mechanics we hope someone rips off in 2017

It's been said that good artists borrow, but great artists steal. That's true nowhere more than in game design. Here are 10 great mechanics that we hope someone steals and re-purposes in 2017.
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BioShock’s Ken Levine will fuse games and film with interactive Twilight Zone reboot

CBS and digital media innovator Interlude have signed on BioShock creator Ken Levine to write and direct an interactive take on the classic sci-fi/horror anthology series, The Twilight Zone.
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Irrational Games may be making a new ‘narrative first-person shooter’

Bioshock developer Irrational Games is likely working on a new "narrative first-person shooter," according to new job listings on the company's website.
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BioShock’s creator plays with metaphorical Legos in his first-person sci-fi game

BioShock creator Ken Levine let loose on Twitter about a new project in the works, a first-person sci-fi game with an emphasis on genuine player choice and narrative replayability.
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Sony Pictures offers a glimmer of hope for a possible BioShock movie

Sony Pictures Entertainment recently registered three websites for a BioShock movie. The sites are generic in their names, but they do show that Sony now has the rights to the possible film.
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BioShock Infinite’s second Burial at Sea DLC features non-lethal ‘1998 Mode’

The second part of BioShock Infinite's Burial at Sea DLC surfaces (groan) on March 25, and it'll be anchored (GROAN) by a newly revealed difficulty setting called 1998 Mode. Modeled after the main game's hardest 1999 Mode difficulty…
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Irrational Games to shut down, BioShock franchise now in 2K’s hands

Irrational Games founder and BioShock series creator Ken Levine confirms that the studio will be shutting down following the release of BioShock Infinite's final DLC release, Burial at Sea - Part 2.
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BioShock Infinite’s next story DLC launches on March 25

Irrational Games confirms a March 25 release for the second episode of BioShock Infinite's add-on story DLC, Burial at Sea.
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‘BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea’ ventures into the dark heart of Rapture this November

2K Games and Irrational Games confirm that the first episode for BioShock Infinite's two-part Burial at Sea DLC will be coming to PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on November 12, 2013.
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Femme fatales, film noir, and the darker side of ‘Bioshock’ with creator Ken Levine

Ken Levine discusses how he goes about exploring the depths of Booker DeWitt's darkness in part one of BioShock Infinite's upcoming Burial at Sea add-on content.
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‘BioShock’ creator Ken Levine to script Hollywood’s ‘Logan’s Run’ remake

BioShock creator Ken Levine returns to his screenwriting roots with the long-in-development remake of Logan's Run. Warner Bros. brings in the Irrational Games creative director to develop a fresh take.
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BioShock Infinite DLC could bring in new companion character

BioShock Infinite has three downloadable expansions on the way, and they may add more than new weapons and powers to the game. One 2K Games staffer's resume suggests that there's a new AI companion incoming.