Why Is Bioshock 1 A Masterpiece?!

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The Act Man

2 ай мурун

Bioshock 1 is widely considered to be one of the greatest games of all time. But is it still worthy of that title 13 years later? Join me as we take a trip beyond the sea and take a deep look at Bioshock.
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#1 Introduction - 0:00
#2 Bioshock’s Development - 2:51
#3 Welcome to Rapture - 4:29
#4 Gameplay (Breaking Trends) - 11:09
#5 Enemy Design & AI - 18:45
#6 Level & Art Design - 23:29
#7 Rapture’s History - 28:36
#8 Bioshock’s Greatest Strength - 32:10
#9 Story & Characters - 37:20
#10 The Twist & Story Continued - 42:12
#11 Finale - 48:37
#12 Conclusion - 50:43
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The Act Man
The Act Man 2 ай мурун
In the end, what separates a Man from an Act?
Hutchi’s Opinion
Hutchi’s Opinion 3 күн мурун
I played infinite but I have been put off of this one cause a long time ago I had the ending spoilt for me Is it still worth playing knowing what the ending is
Cyber Punk
Cyber Punk 5 күн мурун
The overextend action he does to be noticeable.
McGoat 41
McGoat 41 12 күн мурун
The Act Man one is incredible and one is independent
TheCatShaver073 12 күн мурун
A man takes it... An act fakes it...
Chris Voiers
Chris Voiers 12 күн мурун
Act man you need to play the new fear game I know the story line but I don't want to spoil it for you please call me back and let me know if you will do a video a video about it thank you and I am a big supporter
Atlas Саат мурун
Are you planning on reviewing the other bioshock games?
Michael M.
Michael M. 8 саат мурун
With regard to Bioshock 3, the game paled in comparison to BioShock but Elizabeth was entertaining and an instant fan favorite. My biggest problem with Bioshock 3 was the weapon system and detailed upgrades were gone. You upgraded the weapons but I don't think they changed cosmetically like they did in BioShock one. It's been a while since I played number three but I may go back and download again from steam.
Michael M.
Michael M. 9 саат мурун
Your enthusiasm and passion for this game is infectious. Kudos to you for an incredible and detailed review of one of my favorite games. The only issue I had is you played it on a console. When I think console I think of a child in his room with a game that is Mommy and Daddy bought him. This game was incredible and meant to be played on the PC. To me, consoles are a cancer on the games for the PC. Starting with Crysis and console ports that over time destroyed the PC only development of AAA titles. PCS were the elite platform and showcased what was capable with the incredible graphic engines that were being designed. Console destroyed any pushing of the envelope that once occurred with game development. How many call of duty's do we need? The graphics are toned down for the underpowered consoles and how in the world do you play with that gamepad? FPSs were meant to be played with a keyboard and mouse. Rant over 😱, thank you for a awesome, incredible and detailed review. I enjoyed every second of it. 👍
Chop25 11 саат мурун
Jason 13 саат мурун
It's got to the point were i want you to do all my favorite games now i love your analysis
Sean Brazell
Sean Brazell 18 саат мурун
I bet House On The Rock was a huge inspiration for the look and feel of this game.
Juan Ismael Muñoz Torres.
Juan Ismael Muñoz Torres. Күн мурун
So may I ask those Cyberpunks who want cybernetic prosthetics when you can use a Plasmid? *EVOLVE TODAY!*
GhostOfDeath Күн мурун
You made a mistake of saying that Irrational Games is now 2K. They are now called Ghost Story Games.
Bad Dragon
Bad Dragon 2 күн мурун
Underatated opinion all bioshock game are incredibly :) yes i know bioshock 2 and infinite are not ppls favourite bioshock but still i Fucking loved this trilogy :D
Haf Machoit
Haf Machoit 2 күн мурун
Because it effectively shits on libertarians. That's why.
Ty Brien
Ty Brien 2 күн мурун
9:05 “Holy Shit! It’s the guy from the front cover!” 🤣🤣🤣
William Trinidad-Cruz
William Trinidad-Cruz 2 күн мурун
My #1 Favorite Video Game. Absolutely loved this video✊🏾🔥🔥
Awaken 3 күн мурун
best game of all time in my book
Trap Cityggg
Trap Cityggg 3 күн мурун
I started playing it for the first time yesterday and I gotta say. Y’all ever seen Percy Jackson? The one scene where they go to the casino? That’s me playing this game. I lose track of time when I’m at rapture
why, just why?
why, just why? 4 күн мурун
bioshock is a rip off of sharktales
jai boman
jai boman 4 күн мурун
I love this game so much
kermit3421 4 күн мурун
Lest we forget...Ken Levine's original Masterpiece...System Shock 2!!!
Preston M-F
Preston M-F 4 күн мурун
Now, my favorite Bioshock game was 2, but, Bioshock had possibly the best twist in ANY video game ever. Story wise, 2 is still strong, but Bioshock is great- they have Cohen’s part, which plot wise, is completely unnecessary, but is still excellent
Alex the great
Alex the great 4 күн мурун
This game is good to bad it was fucking dogshit
Van Berg
Van Berg 5 күн мурун
I would love to love this game but I always get motionsick (to the bone) when i try playing tthis game :(
Cyber Punk
Cyber Punk 5 күн мурун
Just me or Act Man head looks bigger in this one???
Cyber Punk
Cyber Punk 5 күн мурун
Just me or Act Man head looks bigger in this one???
Cyber Punk
Cyber Punk 5 күн мурун
Every great game that ain't exclusive had the lowest playerbase from Sony.
c_mat25 6 күн мурун
I think this is the type of channel I've been looking for. Great video my man.
Chan Chan
Chan Chan 6 күн мурун
Still think the second one has it beat ngl
Michael Suarez
Michael Suarez 6 күн мурун
Dude I hacked EVERYTHING!!!
Giamt Oomf
Giamt Oomf 6 күн мурун
I remember my first time hearing the diary with the little boy, puppy, and suchong. I almost fucking cried. That shit hit me so damn hard
Tristin Hamilton
Tristin Hamilton 6 күн мурун
Played the game so much I remember "So tell me friend...witch one of the bitches sent you? The KGB Wolf? Or the CIA Jackal?"
Tristin Hamilton
Tristin Hamilton 6 күн мурун
Amazing intro
Carlo Francisco
Carlo Francisco 7 күн мурун
What movie is that from at 8:47?
Rusindo 7 күн мурун
Fun Fact: Batman Arkham Asylum was influenced by Bioshock
Joshi Reinard
Joshi Reinard 7 күн мурун
an excerpt of game is a movie
MooFasa 8 күн мурун
I love your videos this one is Amazing! You really need to cover The Outer Worlds, its sooooo good
8 күн мурун
Then they fucked up on infinite by adding a dlc needed to understand rapture completely
KHOKH 69 8 күн мурун
Oh my god shesez is pronounced she-sez lmao Great vid tho
burnettj2003 8 күн мурун
Great vid. I like bioshock 2 alot as well, story in 2 isn't as good, but aspects like having plasmids and guns at the same time instead of having to switch in the original. Both are great games, and I believe both are masterpieces
Hunter 9 күн мурун
God bless this channel
EducatedNation 9 күн мурун
theresalwaysalighthouse.com/ Two and three would be wonderful
Lord Zandalore
Lord Zandalore 9 күн мурун
(Me after watching the video) I'll give Bioshock a shot...... (Edit) I haven't played anything else, but this game, for the past two weeks. Great video dude👍
Hello There
Hello There 9 күн мурун
There's one major question though, how did they build Rapture?!
Joshua Collins
Joshua Collins 10 күн мурун
this game used to scare me so much
Trey 10 күн мурун
i just beat the game, when i got to the plot twist it had me like😈😳😳 😱😱😳😳😭😱
Gabriel Silva
Gabriel Silva 11 күн мурун
Thanks for the video boyo, bioshock is really a masterpiece and it's one of my favorite games in the universe, I will love it and play it forever.
Coping Doomer
Coping Doomer 11 күн мурун
Ayn Rand was an awesome person, she wrote some of the greatest books ever and contributed to philosophy. Sadly she has been a victim of defamation for many years now I suggest people do their own research about her and read her books. Start with Anthem its like 150 pages its an awesome quick read.
Coping Doomer
Coping Doomer 2 күн мурун
@Haf Machoit do you own an iPhone, Mac, or Ipad, any products from Nike, or Adidas and do you use any Amazon services? I'm guessing you do so don't come at me with your hypothetical virtue signalling bs. As professor Yaron Brook puts individuals overseas want to work for these corporations and the money they revive allows them to enjoy a higher standard of living compared to other people in their nation, it's also what will help them improve their nation. Economic growth is required for a prosperous natiom. China, India etc are developing nations recovering from past failures. Plus you know improves their quality of life, freedom and capitalism which compared to other economic/political systems has helped more get out of poverty . Which is why we libertarians support our principles because we want everyone everywhere to benefit of individual rights and freedom. The first rule of our political belief is NAP. The non aggression principle which statists like you don't respect. Because you put the interests of the collective first, then claim to support minorities lol. Keep in mind a society is made up of individuals, each and everyone of them should be free to follow their interests without an oppressive government getting in the way. If people overseas want to work it's their choice of course I would prefer it wasn't children which is why I'm glad companies like Apple get called out and exposed.
Haf Machoit
Haf Machoit 2 күн мурун
@Coping Doomer Oh no, I exist in society. I've been completely owned. /s Okay, let me be more precise. When was the last time you advocated for child labour?
Coping Doomer
Coping Doomer 2 күн мурун
@Haf Machoit that's never occurred because I have a choice regarding how I spend my money and what businesses I support. Guess you're too dumb to differentiate between corporatism, objectivism, and libertarianism. BTW just being on this website aids Google so you're supporting the biggest corporation, cough hypocrite and it seems like you worship the state.
Haf Machoit
Haf Machoit 2 күн мурун
Oh, no. A snake person. When was the last time you licked a boot of a big corporation?
The Home Cinema Engineer
The Home Cinema Engineer 11 күн мурун
love this! bioshock is a master piece!
TheCatShaver073 12 күн мурун
Bioshock is always a very fun game for me. I always love the hacking mechanic because I thought it was a fun little mini game in it. Also morally I always chose to save little sisters just because of the person I am and I can't be that character who harvest then because it's not who I am (this makes my character options in games and D&D very narrow)
Mr. Bubbles
Mr. Bubbles 12 күн мурун
I almost cried during the intro. I love Bioshock sooo much
St Ozz
St Ozz 12 күн мурун
Why is Screech calling himself Act Man??
Samsara 12 күн мурун
Honestly 2007 was a great year for video games. Not only did this brilliant game come out then but halo 3 did as well
That Guy
That Guy 13 күн мурун
Multiple combat styles Me spams shock and wrench
Tom Shepherd
Tom Shepherd 13 күн мурун
Haven't played this before, just heard good about it. Picked it up after finding this review and oh boy.... game is not letting me go :)
Cody Fontanes
Cody Fontanes 13 күн мурун
i mostly used the shotgun and it was the first weapon i got every upgrade for
Salty Gamer
Salty Gamer 13 күн мурун
This video got me to play Bioshock for the first time, even though I knew the twists and turns of the story, it was still really fun! Im gonna try and play the others soon :)
The Retard
The Retard 13 күн мурун
i feel like the next doom game will be the best fps game of all time if it included the level design of bioshock
Rafael 2105
Rafael 2105 13 күн мурун
I remember timing my shots to Waltz of the flowers cuz I found it way more fun that way.
Alejandro Manuel Fernández Medina
Alejandro Manuel Fernández Medina 14 күн мурун
Sad bioshock infinite wasnt like this and lot more simpler. Do fallout new vegas.
Ric119 14 күн мурун
Unfortunately, I do not agree, Bioshock is an awful game.
Mark Ledgerwood
Mark Ledgerwood 14 күн мурун
Damn I kinda wanna buy Bioshock now
Oil-Pumps 14 күн мурун
bio shock is like if call of duty zombies mixed with fallout 3 under the FUCKING OCEAN 100/30
Josue Avendaño
Josue Avendaño 14 күн мурун
Even though the boss fight leaves a lot to be desired (even Levine said that) I just love this game
T Marzoni
T Marzoni 15 күн мурун
I’m just here for the nostalgia
Matthew Nicholas
Matthew Nicholas 15 күн мурун
There's better games graphically There's better games story wise There's better games in terms of mechanics This is still my all time favourite game by miles and the only game I replay. Currently on Bioshock 2 again now
Kizarat 15 күн мурун
Play the original Bioshock on PC (comes with the remastered version when purchased on either Steam or GOG) on ultra settings and you'll witness a masterpiece of digital art.
M 16 күн мурун
This is my number 1 all time favourite game. Even better than Half Life 1 and Space Invaders.
Craig Murray
Craig Murray 16 күн мурун
I had the series on the 360 years ago, but today I saw a bundle that included all 3 games (technically 5 as you get the remastered and original version of 1 and 2) for a tenner on a Steam sale. Absolute bargain. I'm watching this and videos like it while I download the games. Time to revisit Rapture after nearly a decade away!
Perplexed Wolf
Perplexed Wolf 16 күн мурун
I also feel like Bioshock is one of the last few orginal game ideas we got. There has yet to be something as truly unique as it. It is one of my all time favorite games I including Bioshock 2 and Infinite. I even have high quality posters in my game room hanging up of actual in game posters you see through out Rapture and a giant Big Daddy statue that cost a pretty penny. It's an experience I will never forget and a game I will always cherish.
Perplexed Wolf
Perplexed Wolf 16 күн мурун
Anytime I meet someone new and find out they play games I ask if they have ever played the series or even heard of it. They either buy it or I let them borrow it and they fall in love except for this couple...who couldn't even pay attention and focus because all they literally play is call of duty and worse they started off with Infinite first which I guess is okay but there are moments in that game that won't hit as hard if they don't play the games in the order that I literally told them multiple times to play them in so I gave up and to this day they still haven't played then and whenever I get online they are still playing call of duty. I don't get it but people like what they like so oh well
Mete Taskiran
Mete Taskiran 16 күн мурун
Can you do a vid on Wachdogs Legin video when it comes out, I feel like it changes things up with letting you play as anyone
Shelton Williamson
Shelton Williamson 16 күн мурун
Thanks for doing this Act Man! I've beaten the anniversary bundle and I've never felt so satisfied with my playthroughs. Getting the Disney ending in the 1st as well as all weapon upgrades, then getting the ultimate DADDY'S GIRL ENDING (FUC SOFIA!) with saving all the little sisters on top. About to tackle infinite next.
- Cabbz -_-
- Cabbz -_- 16 күн мурун
Diesel patches be like 👍
Justin Anderson
Justin Anderson 17 күн мурун
This is the best intro you've ever done
KS Beats
KS Beats 17 күн мурун
7:50 Preparing people for Isolation measures in 2020
Sean T
Sean T 17 күн мурун
Funny.... This video makes me want to bust out an SNES and eat a pb n j
Robert Lance
Robert Lance 17 күн мурун
i love all of the games as a whole. im so glad these exist. bioshock is truly a masterpiece like nothing else!
I.C. Weiner
I.C. Weiner 18 күн мурун
Bio shock infinite is a masterpiece in its own right but doesn’t really have much to do with the rest of the series.
AKATzuyu 18 күн мурун
Oblivion, Fallout 3, Uncharted, Bioshock.... I miss when times were more simple.
Paradox 18 күн мурун
Just finished Bioshock so I could watch this video without spoilers and holy shit it really is a masterpiece. The Would You Kindly twist is without a doubt, the BEST video game twist of all time (I know about the one from KOTOR, but since I got it spoiled for me before I could play it, it doesn't really count for me. The best part about a good twist is when you completely don't expect it. What's the point if you already know what happens?) By the time we got to Andrew Ryan's lair, I saw how many levels were left, and was confused why there were still a good amount left when the game should be over if we kill the main antagonist. So, either Atlas was gonna betray me and take over Rapture as the true main antagonist or Andrew Ryan was gonna somehow escape. So, when Atlas betrayed me with his iconic: "Nice work... BOYO!" and started laughing, I wasn't too surprised. However, I was completely caught off guard when we find out that Frank Fontaine, the long-time rival of Andrew Ryan and the guy we heard a bunch in the audio logs and presumed dead, is in fact STILL ALIVE and was ATLAS all along, puppeteering us behind the scenes with the phrase.
NCR Trooper
NCR Trooper 18 күн мурун
All this because nobody wanted to clean the toilets. Rapture was about climbing on top, open free competition in the market, since it was new it had no systemic discrimination and it was the perfect capitalist society, but ya just can't have people on top without people on the bottom.
Elron Humpperdink
Elron Humpperdink 18 күн мурун
At 21:24 I thought your gun lit-up was an after effect of LOL text.
Jason Butler
Jason Butler 19 күн мурун
Set in the 50's & 60's. Isn't it more like the 30's?
Vincent Jacobs
Vincent Jacobs 19 күн мурун
Aww man, thanks for letting me relive all that. Bioshock has been my all-time favorite game ever since I've played it. You captured it all. Masterfully done yourself sir ;)
Daunta Mcclain
Daunta Mcclain 19 күн мурун
Maybe 👍🏿💯
Daniel Perez
Daniel Perez 20 күн мурун
I could not agree with you more.. Bioshock just have endless possibilities and ways to play.. On the xbox one x it plays at 60pfps simply makes the game even better.. Also good tip about the chemical thrower to beat big daddies I have never even thought of that..
abused cheeseburger
abused cheeseburger 20 күн мурун
The moral of the game *DON’T BEAT KIDS*
Fernando Oliveira
Fernando Oliveira 20 күн мурун
Will we have a Bioshock 2 video? And maybe Infinity?
justin lavoie
justin lavoie 20 күн мурун
Ayo act man you should really look at borderlands 2
Hamza Khairi
Hamza Khairi 20 күн мурун
Ngl bioshock is pretty linear tho
Dub Fish
Dub Fish 21 күн мурун
Playing this game again on the PS4 still put me on edge with its earring sound design and twisted storyline. Defo still holds up to this day!! 👍
Rapture-CEO-Mike 21 күн мурун
Man I just want to say this is freaking awesome love man keep the work up
FrawLawk 21 күн мурун
Why not review Bioshock: Infinite, Act Man?
Emory Kemp
Emory Kemp 21 күн мурун
4:36-4:55 "Words that ignite (truth)."👌
Zombie_Slik 21 күн мурун
man the little sister ending is just *clenches heart* so fucking good and heartwarming. but also really sad. anyone else agree?
ISAK.M 22 күн мурун
Repeater Siroop
Repeater Siroop 22 күн мурун
ngl was waiting for this one.
Doom Slayer
Doom Slayer 22 күн мурун
Anybody remember when games took 2 years (sometimes even longer)and then finished and fun product is maked and now game are maked in 3 months,unfinished product and if it has multiplayer has a horrible launch,and devs said "Oh dont worry game will be fixed in next 2m months" Bioshock is just a masterpiece
Chemical Confusion
Chemical Confusion 23 күн мурун
You should drop a bioshock 2 vid, since opinions on it vary a decent amount
BeyondTheGrave 23 күн мурун
This game is so quirky it's worse than the girls on r/nicegirls
eelshark12345 23 күн мурун
I remember being a small child when my dad bought a PS3 with Bioshock and Infamous. I got lucky getting introduced to such good games early on.
thatoneblackpoodle o
thatoneblackpoodle o 23 күн мурун
Would you kindly review bioshock infinite ?
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