E3 2011: BioShock Infinite gets Move support, Vita game inbound

Irrational Games boss Ken Levine says Massachusetts shop incorporating Sony's motion control into upcoming game, crafting title set in BioShock universe for Sony's new portable.

LOS ANGELES--Today at Sony's E3 2011 media briefing, Irrational Games head Ken Levine announced that BioShock Infinite will support Sony's Move and that a BioShock game is currently in development for the Vita, formerly known as the NGP.

BioShock Infinite getting Move support and floating to the Vita.

Levine took to the stage and talked about how at first he was skeptical about incorporating the Move into BioShock Infinite because he is a "core gamer." He then said Sony shipped him a Move unit and wanted to "make him a believer." According to Levine, not much later Irrational Games decided to bring Move control to BioShock Infinite.

In addition to announcing Move support for BioShock Infinite, it was announced that when the game ships for the PlayStation 3, it will come with the original BioShock on the game's Blu-ray disc.

To date, there have been no BioShock games on portable devices, but that's going to change. Levine announced that Irrational Games is also currently working on a game set in the BioShock universe for the Vita.

For more on the announcements Sony made during its E3 2011 media briefing, check out GameSpot's live blog of the event.

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16 comments
spikes1471
spikes1471

Ya, Little Boyz and Girlz, Bioshock is coming to Vita , Infinite is gonna have Move Support. Know the Xbox Dummys can go sux

tajirinere
tajirinere

i still heart Elizabeth, whenever i see her picture i feel like Quagmire

ledzep26
ledzep26

-__- i just got a psp go, now to wait, trade in for VISTA and murder *splicers* (or what they will calll it in infinite) and have bad assery in my hands.

chyng85
chyng85

A solid shooting game~!

kvan33
kvan33

@GreG975 HA! I was just about to write the exact same thing. The only thing that convinced him in the end was a dumptruck full of money.

GreG975
GreG975

"He then said Sony shipped him a Move unit and wanted to "make him a believer." Behind this statement I see something else: "He then said Sony gave him a large sum of money and wanted to "make him a (real) believer"... Wtf?! Move into Bioshock?! They better not screw this up... Sony's trying to push it on us like Microsoft and his Kinect... Which canNOT be used in action games because of the delay between a real life gesture and the reaction in-game.

Heazie
Heazie

And I completely agree with Sagacious_Tien.

Heazie
Heazie

Levine didn't announce Bioshock included, Tretton did. Poor reporting, GameSpot.

TheTrainer1980
TheTrainer1980

The game looks amazing. Just wondering how it will work. Also, Microsoft needs to upgrade their media format. Games are starting to become much bigger than the average DVD.

mc_snap
mc_snap

Canceling gamespot sub b/c they are not able to hold up to there agreements in providing coverage of the show

HaloPimp978
HaloPimp978

Bioshock Infinite Portable. This game will be awesome.

xSlider257
xSlider257

I'm actually quite excited for this announcement.

Solamon
Solamon

So long as it still supports a standard controller I have no problem with this.