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2K Games Meddling Killed Mafia 3, Evolve and Irrational, Claims Ex Dev

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An unknown ex-developer from the now closed Bioshock creators Irrational Games has taken to writing an article on hackernoon to express claim that publisher 2K Games are responsible not only for Irrational Games closure but also for the tanked projects of Evolve, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified  and Mafia 3.

Ken Levine cites mental and physical health concerns for leaving the Bioshock franchise behind

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From the release of the original Bioshock in 2007 up to the mass layoff and restructuring of Irrational Games in 2014, director and Irrational co-founder Ken Levine had been an active voice and face in the video game industry. Then, following shortly after the release of Bioshock Infinite his studio downsized and Levine has slipped quietly into the background since. With the recent release of the Bioshock Collection Levine broke silence in an interview and spoke up about the physical and mental strain that keeps him from ever wanting to go back to the series.

Irrational Games job openings offer interesting hints about new projects

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Anyone who has followed the games, antics, and ethics of Ken Levine and his studio, Irrational Games, should know full well that the man and the studio value a deep creativity and a tight knit story. However, new job openings at Irrational point to a possibility of embracing a new kind of project that don't generally follow the strict confines of Bioshock and System Shock.

Ken Levine says next project likely first-person with sci-fi vibe or setting, segmented into chapters

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What is BioShock creator Ken Levine doing with this new project of his? He recently took to Twitter to answer questions and revealed a little more about his plans, like how storytelling will be different.

Levine wants "narrative Legos" that lets his team insert new story content without it following a set linear path. He wants to be able to swap and change around, so they can "recombine in meaningful ways."

*Update* Bioshock Infinite to get comprehensive new Complete Edition

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*UPDATE* 2K has confirmed to IGN that "the BioShock Infinite Complete Edition is coming to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC later this year", and says that more information on the product is coming soon.

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Bioshock Infinite is getting the Complete Edition treatment according to listings on Gamestop and Amazon Canada. The complete version of Irrational's game is currently listed for Xbox 360 and PS3, and is set for a November 4 release.

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