© Valve Corporation. I like BAS:E1, It is pretty short if you just run and gun and somewhat longer if you look around, enjoy the scenery, listen to all the conversations going on and such. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Check back here for more information – I’ll be updating this post as we hit key milestones in development. Pretty good DLC nothing too special. It was more Bioshock. Of course, they didn’t really say that at all but instead they told PC gamers that there would be no DLC or patch support for BioShock 2. The Protector Trials is the first single player DLC for BioShock 2. We are a company of gamers making awesome experiences for gamers – and given the conversations we’ve had over the past two weeks, we’ve decided to go back and finish the PC patch and Protector Trials. It really makes the Nostalgia bubble up as Rapture is beautifully done, ammo, and supplies aren't as readily availible and you feel a little more at home in the game if you played the first 2 Bioshocks. – BioShock 2 Minerva’s Den DLC review – BioShock 2 was almost a semi-prequel hybrid – The Top 7 ways BioShock 2 is better than BioShock BioShock Infinite … This is a good DLC. I would like to play it, but from what I've heard I think it's worth waiting until it goes on sale since it's so short. Hooray! Often, development is not a smooth and straight forward path. Up to you if its worth the current price, but I would recommend the DLC because its well done and I genuinely cannot wait for Episode 2. There are still those who are willing to get up at the crack of dusk and boot up their con…. Maybe you’re stuck at work and can only log in later tonight. Of course, they didn’t really say that at all but instead they told PC gamers that there would be no DLC or patch support for BioShock 2. The Undoing review – Gripping TV mystery that makes remarkable use of its star power, The Falconeer Review–Bored McCartney and The Wings, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom review – Chadwick Boseman sizzles in awards-worthy last hurrah, Asus ROG Strix SCAR III Review – Say hello to my little friend, Demon’s Souls Review – You won’t be led Astrea, Destiny 2: Where is Xur (and whats he got for sale?) That’s now changed! Apr 23, 2020 #2 cant wait to play this and burial at sea on switch! Bioshock 2 is kinda controversial (not made by the director of 1 and infinite but most of the same team) with a not as good story but easily the most refined gameplay and makes you feel the strongest. However, one of the core principles of the 2K Games community is to keep an open dialogue with gamers and listen to what they have to say. A new patch and Protector Trials should arrive by December, but Minerva’s Den is a little further off with no immediate release window. Not a bad thing, but it didn't push many boundaries. By day I work a job, but by night and early hours of the morning, I write about video games. In fact, I found Minervas Den DLC to be better than Bioshock 2, but that’s a different subject. About two weeks ago 2K announced that they hated PC gamers and they wanted them all to die in a fiery bus crash. The level design in this DLC was really good too. 2 Jennifer: Does Bioshock 2 Remastered include the Minerva's Den DLC? Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Win one of five Cadbury #TasteTheAction football hampers! About two weeks ago 2K announced that they hated PC gamers and they wanted them all to die in a fiery bus crash. In terms of the patch and the Protector Trials, we had a working build but there were bugs in the code that would trigger problems with the game during specific situations, and we were not happy enough with the status of the build to release it for certification with Microsoft. Second was the story. I'm a freelance writer who has somehow managed to convince people to pay me to play video games. If I had to rate the DLC, I'd probably give it a 8 or 9. I would suggest looking at the Season Pass. Critical Hit is built on the idea that we are more than one thing. level 1. The full statement from 2K can be found after the jump. I was also asked for more details about what technical and timing issues we were faced with – and I want to take this time to explain a bit more. Currently, we are patching the final bugs in these two pieces of content and then will submit everything to certification. Minerva’s Den DLC was good. Only if you purchase the season pass. Agree 1 Disagree 0 -+ SPAM Inappropriate. People who’ll risk digital life and limb to let you know if Xur is selling a treasure or rubbish. Got to escape Rapture. First was a tight level design – lots of locations in the first level, all accessible from a main foyer so you do not feel like backtracking over long distances. Vanfernal 249d ago . Dramatic, right? As of now, we are not certain how much longer it would take to complete the project to our standards, but we have reallocated resources to work on completing the project so PC gamers can have this experience in Rapture along with 360 and PS3 owners. It is totally worth it, this game is amazing! Have purchased to much ♥♥♥♥ DLC to throw money away on more. The Protector Trials and Minerva’s Den will make their way onto PC in the future, so a solution to the “timing and technical” errors has been found by 2K. There are two things that stood out for me. It really makes the Nostalgia bubble up as Rapture is beautifully done, ammo, and supplies aren't as readily availible and you feel a little more at home in the game if you played the first 2 Bioshocks. We are projecting that the patch and the Protector Trials will be ready to cert in December and I’m happy to announce that they will be available free to the community. I have some good news concerning the BioShock 2 PC patch as well as the development of Protector Trials and Minerva’s Den for the PC. Denamitea. Bioshock 2 is by no means a bad game, but the story is not as good as Bioshock 1. The PC version was offered for free in March 14, 2011. There are still those who are willing to get up at the crack of dusk and boot up their console to find him for you. Win a Marvel’s Avengers PS4 collector’s edition! Speaking of DLC though, the bio2 dlc “Minerva’s den” is phenomenal. Covering gaming, entertainment, tech and geek, Critical Hit offers information and critique from a staff of diverse, knowledgeable and fiercely opinionated writers. When we stopped development on Minerva’s Den, it was not in a workable state and needed significantly more dev time to complete. 2 years ago. Honestly? The one job provides a living for my family; the other provides a living for my soul. As time moved on, we could not resolve these issues to our standards and so could not release to cert. I just so happen to be one of those people. The problem with Bioshock 2 is that it was very derivative from the first. The gameplay in both games is identical, the only difference is you are a bigger and stronger character in Bioshock 2. All rights reserved. Other than that, no, it hasn't officially been on sale yet. Football, chocolate, and a really nice bottle to keep your drinks cool in. the DLC is short - they concentrated at a complectly new enviroment and setting instead of only recycle the "old" setting... so, if you want to buy action - no it's not worth. It has quality just like the original ''parent'' game but without the season pass the DLC's offer little content for too much money. And the winners of our The Last of Us Part II hampers are…, Six hidden features on the PS5 that you may have missed, Sackboy: A Big Adventure Review – Vex Appeal, Deadpool 3 lands Bob’s Burgers writers, will reportedly still be R-rated, Sony’s new manga service Mangamo is now on Android and iOS, Ster-Kinekor launching its own drive-in in Cape Town, will screen select new releases.