There's "a lot of upside" to BioShock, says CEO Strauss Zelnick, and it "hasn't necessarily been realized yet." 2K Marin was behind BioShock 2, a direct sequel.
This "permanent franchise" in Take-Two's catalogue, with something cooking over at Rockstar Games.that Red Dead Redemption is to be considered a
"We think it's important and certainly something that we’re focused on; something 2K Marin will be responsible for shepherding going forward," Zelnick said during the Cowen and Company analyst conference. “I think there’s a lot of upside in that franchise. It hasn’t necessarily been realized yet. And the question for the future, assuming we decide to answer the question, would be ‘How do you stay true to that creatively?’”
Ken Levine abruptly announced that Irrational Games would be '"narrative-driven games" releasing exclusively through digital channels. Levine called it a "more entrepreneurial endeavor" for Irrational.' to just 15 developers following the release of BioShock Infinite's two episodic DLCs, with the now much smaller studio focusing on
2K Marin to continue "shepherding" BioShock franchise post-Irrational Games
30 May 2014 | By Simon Priest