Bioshock vs. BIoshock Infinite

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User Info: xTwilightxHerox

xTwilightxHerox
4 years ago#1
Which one is better? - Results (386 votes)
Bioshock
47.41% (183 votes)
183
Bioshock Infinite
52.59% (203 votes)
203
This poll is now closed.
You knew this was coming, which one do you guys prefer?
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User Info: Frost_LASER

Frost_LASER
4 years ago#2
Gameplay of Bioshock 1 and atmosphere of Infinite. But the gameplay gives it to Bioshock 1.

User Info: Crikit47

Crikit47
4 years ago#3
I love both of them, but Bioshock 1 wins on atmosphere alone. Elizabeth is my favorite person ever though... Every time she throws me silver eagles I say "I love you" out loud in real life...

User Info: TheKing012

TheKing012
4 years ago#4
the original Bioshock's ending twist was much less contrived, and felt a lot more accomplished in it's execution. and while still lacking the definitive nature to match up quality-wise with other narratives that have vague endings, it was a lot better than the nonsensical dribble we were presented with in Infinite.

User Info: Aura_of_Apathy

Aura_of_Apathy
4 years ago#5
Ugh. Lets all be honest here, no one will ever vote for anything against Bioshock 1. Sure some MIGHT, but even if they made five more games even better than Infinite I think people would still say BS1 is the best.

And most ironically, I would too. Maybe because it was the first one. Maybe because the atmosphere was amazing, the story so interesting, that final twist, etc etc.

I am LOVING Infinite. But BS1 for me, just because its BS1.

User Info: rabidkeebler

rabidkeebler
4 years ago#6
The thing for me is I feel Infinite is the more "complete package" in terms of story with a strong beginning, middle, and end. After the big twist in Bioshock 1, it lost some of its wind in its sails.

User Info: CuteBlueBabyBea

CuteBlueBabyBea
4 years ago#7
infinite is better. story is more original and gameplay is better.

User Info: mmSNAKE

mmSNAKE
4 years ago#8
it was a lot better than the nonsensical dribble we were presented with in Infinite.

It was not nonsensical. It makes sense, it is just more complicated compared to the first game.

Both stories are really well done, however Infinite is much more complex, with more themes put into it. Which one is better is open to personal interpretation. Difficult to say objectively which is better.
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User Info: Deadmeat20

Deadmeat20
4 years ago#9
One difference between Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite is how plasmids and vigors are portrayed. In Bioshock, plasmids are simply tools that have everyday purposes. Telekinesis, Incinerate, Electro Bolt, and Winter Blast all have real world applications. It's just that they can also be used to kill.

In Columbia, none of the vigors seem to have a practical application besides death and destruction. Who would use Devil's Kiss in their everyday life? What purpose does Return to Sender have outside of combat? The only two that might be usable are Possession and Undertow.

I appreciated how plasmids were not simply murder weapons in Rapture, they were simply tools with a variety of applications. That isn't present in Columbia, which saddens me greatly.
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User Info: arc125

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4 years ago#10
From: Aura_of_Apathy | #005
Ugh. Lets all be honest here, no one will ever vote for anything against Bioshock 1. Sure some MIGHT, but even if they made five more games even better than Infinite I think people would still say BS1 is the best.

And most ironically, I would too. Maybe because it was the first one. Maybe because the atmosphere was amazing, the story so interesting, that final twist, etc etc.

I am LOVING Infinite. But BS1 for me, just because its BS1.


Infinite is winning though, haha! I agree though. BS1 had a certain charm to it. Infinite has Elizabeth though and she is now one of my favorite female video game characters.
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