BioShock 2 is a survival horror first-person shooter game developed by 2K and is sequel to the 2007 video game BioShock. The game is set in the fictional underwater dystopia of Rapture, in a biopunk/dieselpunk 1968, eight years after the events of BioShock.

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Can't secure the Paediatric Ward?

I'm trying to get the little sisters out but I'm required to secure the Paediatric Ward. I've killed everything in the room, but I can't seem to release them, and my objective is to clear the area. ...
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Are “big sisters” and “big daddies” actually girls and men, or are they nicknames for them?

I'm wondering if they are just nicknames given to the type of enemy, or if they are really "big sisters" (in oppose to "little sister") and men inside the "big daddy" suit. I know it really doesn't ...
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Second adam gather in Ryan Amusments

I've gathered the adam from the initial corpse, but where is the second corpse? I've been searching for about 40 minutes but had no luck.
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At what portion of the game will Brute Splicers stop appearing?

The "Research Camera" article at the BioShock wiki states: Brute Splicers stop appearing for a portion of the game, although they re-appear near the end, so it is important to research them sooner ...
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Can I change the order of my weapons in Bioshock 2?

Every time I take a picture of an enemy it takes a few changes to get to a good weapon. Can I change the order if weapons on the PS3/360 version?
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How do I configure a plasmid to a keyboard key?

I just got the Electro Bolt 3 plasmid and would like to set it to F1 (my previous Electro Bolt plasmids were set to F1), along with my other plasmids which set keys I also want to reconfigure. When I ...
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By how much do the Thrifty Hacker and Vending Expert gene tonics lower vending machine prices, and how do they stack with each other?

The Vending Expert gene tonic is described as "provides a slight reduction to prices in vending machines" while its upgrade, the Vending Expert 2 gene tonic is described as "provides a substantial ...
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Will I take friendly fire from hacked or friendly enemies (security bots, turrets, hypnotized enemies, etc.)?

Will I take friendly fire from hacked or friendly enemies (security bots, turrets, hypnotized enemies, etc)? If I will take friendly fire, what are the enemies' behavior when they are firing and the ...
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What are the differences between the difficulty levels in Bioshock 2?

What are the differences between the difficulty levels? I would like to know: Do the quantity of enemies increase in the harder difficulties? What about loot quantity? Are there any enemy AI ...
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What stealth elements are there in BioShock 2?

I noticed a stealth-related gene tonic in BioShock 2, the Drill Lurker ("Quietens your footsteps and increases DAMAGE from melee attacks on UNAWARE opponents, especially with the DRILL swing"). Since ...
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Is there a limit on the number of bodies/corpses/lockboxes in a certain zone? How do I increase this limit?

I would like to know if BioShock 1 or 2 limits the number of bodies/corpses in a certain zone (like Dishonored, another game that also uses the Unreal engine). Does either game remove corpses to make ...
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Harvest or Rescue little sisters in Bioshock 2?

I just tested it out and it seems that if you harvest a little sister you get 160 adam out of her. If you use her to harvest 2 bodies you get 40-40 each plus you get 80 more when you rescue her at a ...
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Is Bioshock 2 harder to understand while playing if the player never played Bioshock 1?

I own Bioshock 2, and I'd like to give it a try, but I do not own Bioshock 1 and know nothing about it. Will my ignorance of the first game hinder my ability to understand whats going on in the ...
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Can multiple gene tonics stack in Bioshock 2?

If I have a specific gene tonic in level 1 and level 2, is there any benefit to equipping both of them at the same time? Will I get the full 1+2 bonuses? Or will I get just somewhat over the 2nd ...
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What is the Booklet behind the case of BioShock 2?

I saw a shrink-wrapped, retail copy of BioShock 2 for PC at the store recently and there appeared to be some sort of booklet in the shrink-wrap behind the case. What is that booklet? Is it the ...
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Bioshock 2 farming cash strategies

Is there a simple way to farm cash in Bioshock 2? I seem to run out of cash prior to the Big Daddy encounter.
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What's the penalty for dying in Bioshock 2?

I know I I get sent back to a Vita-Chamber. But does anything else bad happen? If not, it seems like when you're near one, you're better off dying than using a first aid kit. I feel like that's ...
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Steam Wont Open Bioshock 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why doesn't Bioshock 2 start from within steam? Windows 7 32 bit. Trying to open Bioshock 2 within the Library menu in Steam. The Securom launcher opens, then the ...
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Why doesn't Bioshock 2 start from within steam?

My question is similar to but a little different from this one: http://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/1420/bioshock-on-steam-hangs-on-startup I couldn't find anything in the steam / bioshock ...
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How can I use an Xbox 360 controller to play Steam games?

I bought BioShock 2 on Steam in the sale a couple of weeks ago, but I'm better at playing FPSs with an Xbox 360 controller than with mouse and keyboard. Is there any way for me to use an Xbox 360 ...
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I can't find Little Sister after killing Big Daddy

In Bioshock after killing Big Daddy I can't find the Little Sister he was protecting. Is it possible she was killed, or one of the NPC got her?