That's right, kids. Director Gore Verbinski has forsaken pirates, opting instead to explore the world of Big Daddies. Um ... that could quite possibly be the most unintentionally homo-erotic lead-in I've ever written.
Variety has learned that Pirates of the Caribbean/The Ring helmer Gore Verbinski has been brought on board by Universal to direct BioShock (review), the film based on the incredibly good and incredibly original Xbox 360 game that was released last year and won the hearts of fans across the world almost immediatel
As reported by IGN, during a conference call with investors, Take-Two finally formally announced BioShock 2 to absolutely nobody's surprise. Still, it's only fitting that the pencilled in October 2009 release date should be so far off.
Not that it would be surprising in the least, but a new rumor about BioShock coming to the big screen found its way onto Joystiq today. The popular 2K Games videogame is about the most amazing piece of cinematic gameplay I’ve been immersed in for a long time, so the thought of seeing it made into a movie is both exciting and terrifying at the same time.
We’ve been talking it up for well over a year, but now it’s your chance to finally see if the game lives up to the hype as the XBox 360 demo of BioShock is finally here. Make sure you have 1.35 GBs of free space, and hit the Marketplace to take your first steps in the underwater city of Rapture.
If being the spiritual successor to what many still call the scariest game ever made wasn’t enough, Bioshock had to take home a lot of "Best of E3" awards on top of it. This was all well and good for the people lucky enough to see it behind closed doors, but for anyone shut out like me, the game remained this promising sounding title that we’d only seen a paltry few screens of.