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A first-person shooter series set within a dystopian universe. The series debuted in 2007, developed by Irrational Games as a spiritual successor to the System Shock series. This tag should be used in context of the actual series, or uncertainty on the continuity of multiple titles.

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How did the ADAM economy work in Rapture?

In the backstory of Bioshock, ADAM is a substance that was discovered in sea slugs. It could be processed into Gene Tonics and Plasmids, that give people special powers. Tonics and Plasmids were ...
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What happened to Prime Elizabeth after Burial at Sea?

At the end of the Burial at Sea DLC, we see that: So does that mean based on the ending of both the Burial at Sea DLCs. Are both Prime Comstock/Booker and Prime Elizabeth dead?
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Start playing Bioshock [duplicate]

I was young when Bioshock 1 came out and did not have a PC strong enough to play it. Over the past years I forgot about it but saw other Bioshock titles coming out but I never had a closer look at it. ...
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Does Andrew Ryan survive the events of BioShock?

Throughout BioShock, if the player dies, they resurrect from a conveniently placed Vita-Chamber. I assumed the Vita-Chamber was simply a clever way to mask the player overcoming death, and as a story ...
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Do I need to play Bioshock 1+2 first before I play Infinite?

I know that Bioshock 1+2 are considered good games, but do I have to play them in order to understand the story in Bioshock Infinite? Or can I just start with Infinite right away?
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Was the "tear" in Bioshock Infinite to Rapture Before or after the events of Bioshock 1 & 2?

Near the end of Bioshock Infinite you go through a "tear" to Rapture. Everything in the area looks fairly newish, but there's nobody there (and there's a "big daddy" suit in one of the halls). Was ...
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How deep underwater is Rapture?

I was curious how deep Rapture (from Bioshock) is, and what the pressure is like at that depth.
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How is American Exceptionalism shown throughout the Bioshock Titles?

As I am reading through a wiki on Bioshock it mentions Bioshock Infinite having a connection to the other titles through a theme. The theme being American Exceptionalism, which is easily noticable in ...
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