BioShock (Macintosh)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Macintosh release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 4.2
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.7
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.3
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 4.1
Overall User Score (13 votes) 4.1

Critic Reviews

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Bioshock is one of the prettiest, most enjoyable, violent and disturbing games I’ve ever played on the Macintosh. I can safely say I haven’t been this engrossed in a first-person shooter since Deus Ex.
BioShock lives up to the hype and is one of the best first-person shooters available for the Mac. The game runs solidly on both Leopard and Snow Leopard, and multiple difficulty levels and customizability add to the replay value.
Inside Mac Games (IMG)
Well, if you like being scared out of your wits by half-human monstrosities, chased by a drill-wielding big daddy, or just like the idea of firing insects from your arms, this is the game for you. You'll finish it a little faster than Half Life 2 or Doom 3, but that'll mainly be because you can't put it down.
Bioshock was originally released on other platforms before the famed 2007 Fall launch period where several critically acclaimed first person shooters were release (Call of Duty 4, Crysis, and Team Fortress 2 included) but Bioshock never seemed to get the attention it deserved because it didn’t contain a multiplayer component. Instead, Bioshock’s engrossing story and original vision combine to make a unique gaming experience as haunting as it is beautiful.
Bioshock führt fort, was Ken Levine 1999 mit System Shock 2 begann. Ein faszinierendes Abenteuer, dessen Drama im Konflikt der technischen Evolution und dem unkontrollierbaren Genius menschlichen Erfindungsgeistes liegt. Und hier lauert auch gleichzeitig das Problem. Denn die ambitionierte Story übersteigt in seinem Umfang die Möglichkeiten, die ein geradliniger Ego-Shooter bietet. Wer das akzeptiert, bekommt dank der fantastischen Grafik und der bisher unerreichten deutschen Vertonung ein Spielerlebnis, das nicht nur auf dem Mac seinesgleichen sucht!