History YMMV / BioShock2

1st Oct '16 5:49:53 PM JezMM
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*** After many long years, BioShock: The Collection fixes this long standing glitch. While the vending machines' did add to the danker atmosphere of BioShock 2's locales in the original, the remastered version does at least have the compromise that the machines are overall less talkative than BioShock 1's prior to interacting with them.
13th Sep '16 5:03:02 PM TheCuza
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* ComplacentGamingSyndrome: Similar to the the wrench and electrobolt combo from ''VideoGame/BioShock1'' (which is still viable here, just not as broken), we have the upgraded drill and Winter Blast combo (although some people opt to use Insect Swarm instead). Oh, and go and [[ItsEasySoItSucks complain]] afterward.

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* ComplacentGamingSyndrome: Similar to the the wrench and electrobolt combo The same dominant strategy from ''VideoGame/BioShock1'' (which is still viable here, just not as broken), we have the upgraded drill first game also applies here. Only that was a wrench. ThisIsADrill. This is even ''encouraged'' with the Drill Specialist Tonic, which essentially doubles your EVE but prevents you from using anything but the Drill, Research Camera, Hack tool, and Winter Blast combo (although some people opt to use Insect Swarm instead). Oh, and go and [[ItsEasySoItSucks complain]] afterward. plasmids.
27th Jul '16 5:16:01 PM Eagal
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* DefiantToTheEnd: Eleanor. [[BadassBookworm Jesus Christ, Eleanor.]] There's a certain recording in Inner Persephone that makes this abundantly clear. What sells it is [[Creator/SarahBolger Sarah Bolger's delivery.]]
-->"[[SarcasmMode Hello, mother.]] [[ScrewYourUltimatum As you've always said]], I shouldn't be allowed to wander the city in my condition, but without going outside, it's harder to hear much about the world -- [[RebelliousPrincess so I'm learning at home!]] This, I think, is a... porcelain tea service, in the style of Louis the 15th, isn't that right? [[GoodIsNotNice *destroys the tea service*]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Now that's a fascinating sound!]] *sarcastic knocking sound* And this is called a "stained glass window," hand-crafted by [[TakeThat your adoring flock... they've gone to a lot of trouble to capture your likeness, haven't they?]] [[CrazyAwesome *breaks]] [[TookALevelInBadass the window*]]"
27th Jul '16 5:16:01 PM Eagal
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22nd Jul '16 8:17:48 PM Eagal
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* TheUntwist: Lets just say the game doesn't feel the need to succumb to Shyamalan Syndrome, and never feels pressured to throw in a mindblowing plot twist towards the end just because the first game had one. Also josses all the EpilepticTrees speculating that [[spoiler: Sinclair was working for Fontaine, or at least would pull a Fontaine]]. Given the similarly spectacular twist in ''Videogame/BioShockInfinite'' and even the small surprise in Minerva's Den, this makes ''[=BioShock=] 2'' even more of an odd man out.


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29th Jun '16 10:38:41 AM Blacknuz
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* ThatOneLevel: The third Folly of Dionysus level in ''The Protector Trials''. You no weapons or money, just a bunch of fully upgraded plasmids and gene tonics. It's ''much'' harder than it sounds.

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* ThatOneLevel: The third Folly folly of Dionysus level in ''The Protector Trials''. You You've got no weapons or money, just a bunch of fully upgraded plasmids and gene tonics. It's ''much'' harder than it sounds.
29th Jun '16 10:33:17 AM Blacknuz
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* HellIsThatNoise: The [[SoundtrackDissonance swing music]] that plays just your Little Sister begins gathering ADAM in the ''The Protector Trials''. You now the splicer are about ZergRush you in few secounds.

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* HellIsThatNoise: The [[SoundtrackDissonance swing music]] that plays just as your Little Sister begins gathering ADAM in the ''The Protector Trials''. You now know the splicer Splicers are about to ZergRush you in a few secounds.seconds.
30th May '16 7:26:49 PM timotaka
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* HilariousInHindsight: Or perhaps HypocriticalHumor. Near the end of the game, Sofia rants about you [[spoiler: "stealing" her daughter from her and about Eleanor's "ungratefulness" to her loving mother. However, some of the earliest tape diaries you found of Sofia reveal just how little she actually cares for Eleanor as anything other than her tool -- Eleanor was never really her daughter in anything except terms of shared genetics. One even says she had "as little to do as possible" with her birth, implying that Sofia may have actually created Eleanor through IVF and had a surrogate carry her to term, simply because having to deal with pregnancy itself would be too much of a hindrance to her plans. The hypocrisy about stealing Eleanor from her takes on another level when you remember that she herself has been stealing little girls from their families on the surface.]]

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Or perhaps HypocriticalHumor. Near the end of the game, Sofia rants about you [[spoiler: "stealing" her daughter from her and about Eleanor's "ungratefulness" to her loving mother. However, some of the earliest tape diaries you found of Sofia reveal just how little she actually cares for Eleanor as anything other than her tool -- Eleanor was never really her daughter in anything except terms of shared genetics. One even says she had "as little to do as possible" with her birth, implying that Sofia may have actually created Eleanor through IVF and had a surrogate carry her to term, simply because having to deal with pregnancy itself would be too much of a hindrance to her plans. The hypocrisy about stealing Eleanor from her takes on another level when you remember that she herself has been stealing little girls from their families on the surface.]]]]
** A loopy scientist who communicates with you through a flying machine that has a monitor showing a close-up of his eyes? Sounds like Alex is having the ''[[VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas Old World Blues]]''.
18th Jan '16 9:51:07 AM KhlavKalash
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The whole storyline dealing with Mark Meltzer; a lot of players found his story more intriguing then that of Delta. Some even stating that Mark should have been the player character.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The whole storyline dealing with Mark Meltzer; a lot of players found his story more intriguing then than that of Delta. Some even stating that Mark should have been the player character.
15th Jan '16 12:51:25 PM SorPepita
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** [[spoiler: Eleanor Lamb can potentially cross this in two of the game's darker endings, killing her mother Sofia in both. In the games worst ending she takes her fathers memories with the intent of using them to help her "take on the world" as it were. Though very much averted in the other two good endings.]]

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** [[spoiler: Eleanor Lamb can potentially cross this in two of the game's darker endings, killing her mother Sofia in both. In the games game's worst ending she takes her fathers father's memories with the intent of using them to help her "take on the world" as it were. Though very much averted in the other two good endings.]]
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