BioShock Infinite
BioShock Infinite Heavy Hitters Part 2: Hail to the Handyman
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Normally, the tools of a handyman are his hammer, a saw, maybe a drill... But in BioShock Infinite, the Handyman is so-called because of his giant grasping mitts, and his tools are whatever he can pick up and throw at you, be it an object or an AI friend or foe.

Described in this new trailer as "a tragic figure" by Creative Director, Ken Levine, the Handyman is a mechanical part-man/part-machine abomination, with its heart pumping away in a little portal set into the centre of its chest. How they came to be is something you'll find out during your journey through Columbia as Booker DeWitt, while protecting Elizabeth from the Songbird.

To find out a little bit more about the hulking and surprisingly agile Handyman, check out the new BioShock Infinite Heavy Hitters trailer below, and the new Handyman screenshot. BioShock Infinite is out on October 16th in North America and October 19th in Europe.


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Comment #1 by linktriforce007
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 07:47:34 AM
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October 16th is the day my existence will completely become devoid of life.

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Comment #2 by Nutty Scouser
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 07:53:55 AM
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still unsure on this loved bioshock 2 though

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Comment #3 by cheevo360
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 07:58:14 AM
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This gonna awesome and best of all series. Bioshock 2 is good but personal it not better then Bioshock because of MP modes rip off and story is ok in single-player so Bioshock got own much personal and better story. Cannot wait to arrives sky city and adventure around on rails!!!

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Comment #4 by Laurence Barker
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 07:59:09 AM
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He's kind of like a really sucky Ironman. His heart is in the centre of his chest, and he's made of iron (I'm well aware that Marvel's wasn't made of iron, but you see my point). Rubbish similarities aside, it looks good.

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Comment #5 by superdred
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 08:00:10 AM
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Only game really this year that i'm looking forward to thanks to all this business to do with EA and Capcom , hopefully 2K will not follow suit

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Comment #6 by Vectorman953
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 08:14:44 AM
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I didn't really expect the enemy to be that big.
Seems reminiscent of a steampunk gorilla mixed with the tank from the L4D series.

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Comment #8 by deluxnugs
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 08:58:32 AM
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yeah im really liking this game.i knew they were gonna do something special to replace the bigdaddys from the first game.this is gonna be great

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Comment #9 by Vicktacular
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:48:43 AM
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The release was originally in February, then August and now October. The suspense is killing me. After the disappointment of Bioshock 2 I cannot wait for this series' revival. Bioshock 1 for me is the Xbox 360s greatest achievement with both a fantastic looking world as well as an unbelievable story. Hopefully Infinite will wow gamers with this great combo once again.

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Comment #10 by Caramel Cardinal
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 10:12:02 AM
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deffo stands a great changce of being game of the year, looking awsome atm

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Comment #11 by tbassett
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 12:09:38 PM
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i'm currently playing the second bioshock and i'm really enjoying it. It got a bad rap but I really like it. I have trouble following the story but the game is fantastic. This should be a great game also

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Comment #12 by a fat turkey
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 01:28:33 PM
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@11 The second one is great. It has a great storyline and is one of the best games out there. The only problem is that the 1st one set the bar very high for the 2nd one, so I never expected it to surpass the 1st. But it is still by all means a fantastic game. And Infinite is looking to be excellent on its own.

But yeah I don't see why everyone says they were so disappointed with the 2nd one. Obviously it wasn't going to be the amazing 10/10 game that the 1st was, but it was still better than 95% of the sequels that are released.

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Comment #13 by The Bum-Mobile
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 02:46:53 PM
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I was first doubtful a character as interesting as the Big Daddy could be created for Infinite, but seeing this series of videos has me believing.

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Comment #14 by Lee71
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 06:10:39 PM
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If you say Handyman five times in the mirror, he gets you in your sleep. Also, bees.

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Comment #16 by Imbored44
Thursday, March 15, 2012 @ 12:18:23 AM
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I can't wait for this game, and here I was thinking that there wouldn't be a character as awesome as the Big Daddy

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Comment #17 by Ghosty McGoo
Thursday, March 15, 2012 @ 01:04:59 AM
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I'm really trying to not get excited for this game, I don't want it to disappoint when it comes out, but then again irrational doesn't have lying nazis for a publishing company like DICE does.

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Comment #18 by Nitnoid
Friday, March 16, 2012 @ 05:34:28 AM
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I totally agree with what @7 said. Although he was rather vague in his opinion.

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Comment #19 by TwilightAngel90
Sunday, July 15, 2012 @ 02:47:25 PM
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BioShock 2 while a still a good game was just like the first. That was extremely disappointing since I'm a big fan of these games. Fortunately, Infinite looks way better.I can't wait for it to be released! : D

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