Ken Levine's New Game Could Be Really Fascinating

It really sucks that Irrational Games is shutting down, and I hope that everyone who was laid off finds new employment soon. It's a bad situation, yes, but for gamers, there's something to be optimistic about—a new digital game by Ken Levine. » 2/18/14 1:32pm 2/18/14 1:32pm

BioShock Studio Irrational Games Is Shutting Down

Irrational Games, the studio that makes BioShock, is shutting down. BioShock creator Ken Levine said today that he plans to move on to smaller, narrative-heavy games that will be released digitally. » 2/18/14 12:42pm 2/18/14 12:42pm

Ken Levine Is Still Trying to Bring a BioShock Game to the Vita

It took more than two years for BioShock Infinite to go from announcement to release. That’s a pretty long time. But it might be even longer to get Irrational Games’ successful first-person series onto the PlayStation Vita. Why? Studio head Ken Levine says, “I can’t personally greenlight the thing myself.” » 8/01/13 11:00am 8/01/13 11:00am

BioShock's Ken Levine Takes A Shot At Scripting Logan's Run

Logan's Run fans have been clamoring for a remake of the 1976 film adaptation of William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson's classic tale of dystopian ageist science fiction for decades. According to an exclusive report from Deadline Hollywood, Ken Levine's next big writing gig after BioShock Infinite is penning the… » 6/18/13 3:00pm 6/18/13 3:00pm

Even in BioShock Infinite's Alternate History, America Was a Woman. But …

We all know Uncle Sam. The guy in the Old Glory-styled top hat and tails is the personification of the United States that American schoolkids grow up learning about. You probably know him from the famous poster strongly urging that you enlist and maybe you've seen him done up as a superhero. » 3/06/13 3:45pm 3/06/13 3:45pm

BioShock Infinite's Lead Creator on History, Video Game Violence and... …

In an office in Union Square last week, BioShock Infinite 's lead creator, Ken Levine, said I could ask him about anything. He was in a kind and generous mood, offering me a strawberry from a bowl of them—he at eats at least half a pound of them a day, he told me. » 2/13/13 12:30pm 2/13/13 12:30pm

This Is The Alternate BioShock Infinite Cover Art You Voted For

A little under two weeks ago, Irrational Games asked you to vote on a design for the alternate side of BioShock Infinite's reversible cover. Today, Irrational revealed the results, and this is the image that came out on top, with 38 percent of the vote. » 12/23/12 1:30pm 12/23/12 1:30pm

BioShock Infinite's Box Art is for 'Frat Guys' or 'People who Aren't…

I'll be straight up, and praise Ken Levine—the auteur of Irrational Games—for being honest, at the same time I jape at his justification for the generic bro-shooter motif of BioShock Infinite's chin-down-eyes-up cover. Bottom line, says Levine, this cover ain't for us. 'Us' being those who put more care into buying a… » 12/09/12 7:30pm 12/09/12 7:30pm

That BioShock Vita Game Still Doesn't Exist

Here's what we know about BioShock Vita: Ken Levine announced it was a thing during last year's E3, and planned as an entirely new universe. Not a port, but they might need outside developer support on it. » 12/07/12 11:24am 12/07/12 11:24am

BioShock Infinite Update: Multiplayer Modes Cut, Gears Maestro…

A string of bad news about one of the most anticipated games on the planet might be giving BioShock Infinite fans cause for concern. But the game's creative director, Ken Levine, tried to allay concerns during a call with Kotaku today. He did so on the heels of us learning some surprising details about Infinite's… » 8/09/12 3:15pm 8/09/12 3:15pm