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You Asked For It: 2K Announces BioShock 2 Narrative Driven DLC
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To answer the concerns of the hordes of BioShock 2 fans that have watched streams of multiplayer content come out for the title, while the franchise’s main staple - the story and its single player - has been neglected, 2K Games today announced Minerva’s Den – an all-new single player chapter for BioShock 2.
Minerva’s Den will be a self contained narrative that sends players to the never-before-seen Rapture Central Computing area. Assuming the role of an all-new character who will be teamed up with Brigid Tenenbaum, players will be tasked with the role of unravelling the dark secrets of one of Rapture’s key districts and the founder's past.

Expect new characters, new locations, plenty of mystery, more dangerous Splicers, a never-before-seen Big Daddy, new high tech weaponry and a “devastating” new plasmid when BioShock 2’s Minerva’s Den ships... some time. No date or price has been announced as of yet.


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Comment #1 by unholiesthojo
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:32:43 AM
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excellent news

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Comment #2 by cleric_80
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:33:03 AM
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Bioshock 2 didn't need a multiplayer to begin with so I'm glad they finally decided to take the non half-assed support road.

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Comment #3 by ATHER_07
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:33:28 AM
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Oh yes, this is what i have been waiting for. Sounds ace aswell.

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Comment #4 by i Eat Kittenzx
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:34:59 AM
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YES! Bioshock Multiplayer sucked in my opinion hopefully this will be good i dont want to be wasting more of my MSP on this title.

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Comment #5 by HeatGuyStu
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:35:15 AM
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Fantastic news indeed!

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Comment #6 by KYLE Ni
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:35:22 AM
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harp derpaa schmegaaaal. dee dee. deeeee waka waka tell-eee waaaazakawega aaa-bazinga. tri-beeeet ala wolololol. twi-zoom taka fnark.

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Comment #7 by In Flames
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:36:20 AM
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some games are not meant for multiplayer

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Comment #8 by Brockxz
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:47:13 AM
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#7 i would say that most of the games are not meant for multiplayer (except coop modes). I hope developers soon will realize that.

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Comment #9 by Wehttam
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:50:38 AM
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@6 what an amazing contribution to the comments

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Comment #10 by kriscakegravy
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:52:28 AM
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this could be brilliant. A 2 hour piece of dlc with 250G for 560MSP would be perfect. then also being allowed to move the plasmid over to the main campaign. got my fingers crossed for this

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Comment #11 by KNIGHTOFSERA
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 07:55:01 AM
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cool stuff, although I enjoyed the MP for what it is...SP content is much appreciated

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Comment #12 by lizard9979
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:00:48 AM
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#6 God bless you!!

Looks like fun. New playable character. So we are no longer big daddy?

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Comment #13 by Callum001
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:03:20 AM
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Comment #14 by EyE dIg GrAvEs
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:08:13 AM
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This is good. I've played the multiplayer but it hasn't been good enough for me to want to purchase any of the downloadable content. It's good to see that the single player is finally getting something extra.

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Comment #15 by Chakie
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:08:14 AM
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Now that's what I call NEWS! Now I can go home from work..

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Comment #16 by virgil must die
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:23:37 AM
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The big question on my mind is, will bioshock 3 even have the multiplayer? the multiplayer wasn't well recieved at all and 2K could try fixing it but if they cant they could ruin the bioshock story for everyone!

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Comment #17 by ghostlymostly
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:25:36 AM
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.....sniff, there you go 2K....i'm crying of joy

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Comment #18 by JayD5ivE
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:28:12 AM
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what....a DLC for Bioshock that I'll actually get to play and isn't hard as balls?!!??!

*spins totem*

I must be dreaming

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Comment #19 by VolcomCR
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:35:24 AM
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1200 points minimum! Should be good tho.

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Comment #20 by Explodius
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:37:17 AM
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2K finally understands what people want: MORE SINGLE-PLAYER CONTENT.

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Comment #21 by Deathblow23
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:45:05 AM
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I won't get my hopes up...mot SP DLC these days can be burned through in 1 hour. If thats the case with this, then it will still = FAIL. I'm glad they're working on it...but I have my standards adn expectations for this generation(just like most gamers do)...and I am very concerned.

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Comment #22 by Battosai343
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 08:45:34 AM
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FINALY!!!! THANK GOD!!! I hate the multiplayer, but love me some single player.

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Comment #23 by SHIMA 41
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:09:08 AM
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ah will defo get this :) and you can get bioshock 2 for £15 or less now days as well so no trouble gettin a copy of the game back as well :)

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Comment #24 by MartyMcFly
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:12:45 AM
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If it's more than 800ms I'll pass. I can see this being 1-2 hours of gameplay.

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Comment #25 by rymawh
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:14:51 AM
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Man I hope this doesn't end up being less than a 3-4 hour experience. I've been holding off on the other DLC until (hopefully) a GOTY edition is released, but if this turns out well, I'll buy it sooner.

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Comment #26 by Caramel Cardinal
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:18:35 AM
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havn't bought the other dlc yet but will deffo look into this, kind of hopeing they do a cut price week where there all half price, may consider getting the others then.

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Comment #27 by Opiate42
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:18:45 AM
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Comment #28 by Spinny
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:20:48 AM
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Two hours at the most, I'd say. But there's nothing wrong with that. You can't expect longer for a piece of DLC really.

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Comment #29 by MoldyClay87
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:27:39 AM
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I doubt it will be two hours long. All the "lol 2 hours" dlc I've gotten the past few times were an hour at best, maybe an hour and a half if I was being careless.

@#18 - What was hard as balls? Protector Trials? SURELY YOU JEST.

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Comment #30 by H0p3sfalL
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:39:08 AM
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why do i feel like i will be spending 800ms for a DLC that sounds very promising but will end up being short and dumb?.

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Comment #31 by tominat0r001
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:39:51 AM
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i wish they would bring more multiplayer dlc that is already on the disc over this garbage, seriously this is a joke.

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Comment #32 by Prototype Epyon
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:45:24 AM
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I enjoyed completing this game and I will do it again. Single player DLC is just what I've been waiting for. Now lets hope that it's good.

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Comment #33 by MoldyClay87
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:45:29 AM
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Apparently this is the "conclusion" to BioShock 2, so I guess it's the last DLC for it.

And it's supposedly coming in the Fall.

Hope we get that playlist patch, and a fix for the vending machine noises.

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Comment #34 by kfitz9
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 09:47:47 AM
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I want to try it online but can NEVER find a game!!!

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Comment #35 by oDrPepper
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:19:58 AM
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This pleases me. Never wanted to waste the money on the previous DLC but I'm probably going to pick this up.

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Comment #36 by Bill IV
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:31:15 AM
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I decided to buy bioshock 2 this week because of the super low price. Hopefully it comes in the mail today. I will pick this up if it is a fair price or wait till it goes on sale.

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Comment #37 by Roxy
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:33:47 AM
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Oh yeah! Definitely can't wait for this one!

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Comment #38 by Fiery Ice61
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:37:34 AM
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#18 watches your totem spin and spin never stopping, and wonders how deep this dream goes, careful people the subconcious could notice the quakes of this new big daddy

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Comment #39 by Icefist1
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:38:01 AM
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Amazing!!! Just hearing about it sounds so legit...I hope its not a 2011 release but I we can only hope

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Comment #40 by frazzleberry
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:40:46 AM
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Umm no, we actually asked for multiplayer that didn't suck.

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Comment #41 by MAxiMoZ
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:41:18 AM
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Comment #42 by Ironhand
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:58:55 AM
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@#6 while you make a very good point you go a bit off topic at the end. OT does anyone else think maybe 2k should have given bioshock 1 better treatment like this is gettin?

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Comment #43 by Corpse87
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 11:15:30 AM
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getting points Friday night for these & other goodies that I dont need but want!

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Comment #44 by traaped_under_ice
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 11:32:25 AM
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finally something good

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Comment #45 by linktriforce007
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 11:33:43 AM
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I welcome single player DLC. I got all 100G from Protector Trials in the first day. Not very hard, bringing my total up to 1250.

However; I think that any Bioshock 2 content is good; after all it is an amazing game that is filled with too many whiners and modders.

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Comment #46 by TommyD758
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 11:33:49 AM
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Kinda late...

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Comment #47 by kiedis1984
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 11:40:44 AM
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I agree with everyone, this is good news. What do we reckon on achievement points? Hopefully, this will take the game up to 1500.

Does this mean we will get to find out what happened to Tennenbaum at the end of Bioshock2?

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Comment #48 by Green Day Rock
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 11:56:34 AM
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Great news
Also the bioshock 2 multiplayer is great

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Comment #49 by ModernViking
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 12:31:43 PM
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This needed to happen.... Thank you

Bioshock 2 Online Epic Fail.

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Comment #50 by machonach0
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 12:55:58 PM
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@40- You are not the majority of the community.

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Comment #51 by BarnesyJr48
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 01:20:48 PM
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Sorry 2k, too late, I'm not buying back the god awful Bio2 just for SP DLC, you should have released this first in my opinion.

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Comment #52 by MrNiceHands
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 01:40:06 PM
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about time, god i love this game, the only problem i found was the metro map pack acheivement fiasco (still waiting for 2K to fix that, cough) but otherwise i loved everything about single and multiplayer. Bring on the DLC!!!!!

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Comment #53 by thesaracen123
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 01:40:39 PM
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Finally! I hope it's good.

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Comment #54 by Snoop QC
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 02:11:37 PM
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Didn't care about the multiplayer because I enjoyed it but more single player DLC was a must for this game. Protector Trial was a good start but the story has to be upgraded with more chapters. Can't wait!

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Comment #55 by linktriforce007
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 02:40:35 PM
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@54 Thanks for your sensible comment. =)

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Comment #56 by The Maggot 55
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 03:26:42 PM
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Agreed with both #45 and #54. Without the 100%'d DLC however.

I've yet to try out the DLC yet as I've been pretty skint recently but I'm glad that there's finally story driven DLC ;D

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Comment #57 by PRxBeasT
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 03:53:00 PM
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a little off topic here #3 and #13 you do realize your about the only 2 fags with the carmine must die shirt on xbox live right? is it me or do i see about 98 percent of people with save carmine?

oh well guess there always has to be an asshole here and there...on topic im glad about the dlc but i think they have waited too long i think theres a release window where every game should release dlc in i mean who tha fuck wants to play extra missions for a game that came out over a year ago its just like bad company 2 i really wanna play the vietnam shit but was it really necessary to make everyone wait til its a almost a full year to announce it???

i think its best around 6 months of release its perfect so it doesnt seem its something on the disk and at the same time it doesnt feel like their just trying to keep you playing their game til your 50yrs old

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Comment #58 by KTO Empire
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 04:21:23 PM
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@57 You must be enjoying having no friends...1st off #3 is wearing a shirt saying 2011 and 2nd who the hell cares if they want carmine to die? they got a right to vote ...can't believe you called thems fags over that

On topic really excited to see what this new big daddy will look like and im wondering if this new character we play as will change the gameplay

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Comment #59 by chanman
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 04:54:23 PM
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Nice! I'm working on the trials right now.

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Comment #60 by Mr Dude65
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 04:57:30 PM
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There's a pic of the new big daddy on They don't have the name of it yet, but it looks very similar to the Deco Daddy from the CE artbook. Only time will tell.

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Comment #61 by GoldenGarat
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 05:39:19 PM
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no i asked for a playlist for the multiplayer maps that you can download, either rapture metro or sinclair soulutions; and still no playlist. i emailed 2k already and still nothing, great job 2k!!!

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Comment #62 by Sieberella
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 06:01:40 PM
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It's about time! This one I will definitely be getting.

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Comment #63 by Callum001
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 06:07:58 PM
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@58 thanks man, I just read 57# comment myself, I can't believe someone would base an opinion of someone else over a decision in a game, sorry for going off topic but I'm not going to stand for being publicly slated for no good reason.

Still can't wait for this though, I'm playing the game at the moment and loving it.

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Comment #64 by Jordbrett
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 06:37:02 PM
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Fianlly!!!!!!! Side note is the latest bioshock 2 dlc any good?

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Comment #65 by Callum001
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 06:52:27 PM
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@64 Hey I have the protector trials dlc and I think it's good. I like it mainly because it gives me quick access to a variety of weapons, plasmids and tonics in a horde style situation defending the little sister. The fact that the dlc decides your loadout forces me to think about different combinations. This way I can have fun trying out different tactics on enemies without delving into the main campaign. The artwork and videos of the game are an added incentive to. Hope that helps =)

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Comment #66 by Stokely
Thursday, August 05, 2010 @ 10:03:21 PM
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People need to stop complaining about the multiplayer. If you dont like, then dont play it! There's absolutely no need to jump on here and bash on it. Of course it's not going to be like COD or Halo but what the hell do you expect!? For what it is, Bioshock 2 multiplayer was fun! As for single player DLC coming out, that's good news as well!

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Comment #67 by cloud7str1fe
Friday, August 06, 2010 @ 04:43:48 AM
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Great, now I need to change my pants :/

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Comment #68 by tominat0r001
Friday, August 06, 2010 @ 06:12:14 AM
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maybe you should stop being such a sheep and have your own opinions as opposed to thinking that if the majority think something then you should to. its called freedom of opinion, get some manners and stop attacking people that feel free to express their opinion as opposed to hiding behind others.

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Comment #69 by braxtonl1986
Friday, August 06, 2010 @ 02:00:05 PM
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Glad to hear it.

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Comment #70 by ViVaGordito4evr
Saturday, August 07, 2010 @ 09:07:21 AM
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Spent $10 on that shit and they still haven't fixed it after a couple of months now. Fuck 2K and their half-ass support. Won't buy any more DLC until they fix the Metro fiasco. Still can't get those cheevos!

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Comment #71 by weesplash
Saturday, August 07, 2010 @ 09:32:56 AM
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Finally. The multiplayer sucks. Bioshocks storyline is where it's at!

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Comment #72 by SLICKAZS
Saturday, August 07, 2010 @ 07:28:58 PM
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Finally some single player dlc after we got screwed on the metro dlc.

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Comment #73 by tunaleg
Saturday, August 07, 2010 @ 08:04:55 PM
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not buying anything from 2k until they fix the fucking metro dlc

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Comment #74 by Aesir Renegade
Sunday, August 08, 2010 @ 04:27:25 AM
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OT: But #57, you are simply just going with what all your friends think. Independent thought might be a good addition to your pathetic vocabulary.

But I don't understand the hate on BS2 multiplayer. I liked it and now that I bought the DLC this summer, I realized it is better than the zero support for a AAA title like MW2. But maybe if I could play my Metro Maps more it would be a bit better.

Although this sounds like a great add to the series. I haven't picked up the Protector Trials but they seem to sound great. Can't wait to play them!


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Comment #75 by samjustsam
Sunday, August 08, 2010 @ 08:20:15 AM
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finally some good and worthwhile dlc for this game. the were pushing their average multiplayer stuff to much. go back to your story driven roots that made the first game so great.

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Comment #76 by US07
Monday, August 09, 2010 @ 09:38:50 AM
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Excellent I really didn't enjoy multiplayer that much as it was pretty much the same thing over and over again until you hit Level 40 or Level 50 in some cases, plus the faliure of the six new maps due to the fact you could never find them whereas single player was much more gripping as you had a choice that would affect the outcome of the game and I am glad there is single player dlc being released.

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Comment #77 by ViVaGordito4evr
Thursday, August 12, 2010 @ 06:55:01 AM
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2K FAILS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FIX THE METRO DLC SO WE CAN ACTUALLY PLAY ON THE MAPS WE PAID $10 FOR YOU STUPID DOUCHEBAGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Comment #78 by soccerdude21220
Sunday, December 19, 2010 @ 10:04:07 AM
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I agree. It is almost impossible to ever get a newer map to play on

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