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BioShock 2: Minerva's Den

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Minerva's Den is the fourth DLC for BioShock 2 and the second to expand upon the singleplayer. In this case it is a self-contained story in the BioShock 2 universe. The player controls a new character who has teamed up with Dr. Tenenbaum to liberate a Rapture district. It introduces Splicers who can command the power of the elements. There are three new areas to explore and it can be played parallel to the main story with the option to harvest or adopt six new Little Sisters in it. It introduces the experimental Ion Laser and chaotic Gravity Well Plasmid, and lso fight against the new Lancer Big Daddy. Also, when the The Protector Trials is installed it provides access to the Master Protector tonic in any Gatherer's Garden in this DLC, which both increases harvest times for any Little Sister accompanying the protagonist and the ADAM they collect. Initially, the PC version was cancelled but after fan outcries, it was eventually released eight months after the console versions.


BioShock 2: Minerva's Den Windows Protecting the Young One
BioShock 2: Minerva's Den Windows Gravity Well in action
BioShock 2: Minerva's Den Windows One of the loading screens
BioShock 2: Minerva's Den Windows Sometimes it's hard to tell whether a guy is frozen dead or just pretends to be - the new type of splicers is resistant to ice damage

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The Telegraph Xbox 360 Sep 20, 2010 9 out of 10 90 Xbox 360 Sep 03, 2010 18 out of 20 90 PlayStation 3 Sep 03, 2010 18 out of 20 90
GameSpot Xbox 360 Jan 05, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Lazygamer Xbox 360 Sep 13, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Xbox 360 Aug 31, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine Xbox 360 Sep 01, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Gamer Windows Jul 09, 2011 81 out of 100 81
Xboxygen Xbox 360 Oct 08, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
3D Juegos Xbox 360 Sep 02, 2010 8 out of 10 80


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