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BioShock (Windows)

94
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

BioShock Credits

Developed by 2K Boston and 2K Australia

Story, WritingKen Levine
Creative DirectionKen Levine
Director of Product DevelopmentJonathan Chey
Project LeadAlyssa Finley
PC ProducerTony Oakden

Art Team

Art DirectorScott Sinclair
Lead AnimatorShawn Robertson
Acting Environment LeadsHogarth de la Plante, Jay Kyburz
Performance LeadAndrew James
PC Specific ArtJake Etgeton, Jamie McNulty, Chad King, Ben Shore
AnimationGrant Chang, Ben Hutchings, Jonathan Mangagil
Concept ArtScott Sinclair, Mauricio Tejerina, Rob Waters, Nathan Wells
Effects ArtistStephen Alexander
Level BuildersAlex Boylan, Hogarth de la Plante, Jay Kyburz, Christian Martinez, Jamie McNulty, Nathan Wells
ModelersLorne Brooks, Chris Chaproniere, Brendan George, Daniel Keating, Chad King, James Sharpe, John Travers, Michael Swiderek, Mauricio Tejerina, Joseph Yang, Laura Zimmermann
UI ArtBen Shore
Additional Concept ArtLorne Brooks, Hogarth de la Plante, Daniel Keating, Chad King, Christian Martinez, Shawn Robertson, James Sharpe, Joseph Yang, Laura Zimmermann
Additional EffectsChad King
Additional AnimationSteve Chao, Ed Lynch
Additional UI SupportAlex Boylan, Jake Etgeton, Christian Martinez, Rob Waters, Michael Swiderek, Mauricio Tejerina, Laura Zimmermann
Additional ArtRay Leung, Eric Lawson, Shaun Stephenson, Steven Kimura, John Torres, Jed Wahl

Design Team

Lead DesignerPaul Hellquist
Lead Level DesignerWilliam Gardner
DesignersDorian Hart, Alexx Kay, Jean Paul LeBreton, Jonathan Pelling, Dean Tate, Jordan Thomas
PC Specific DesignDean Tate, William Gardner, Paul Hellquist
Additional DesignStephen Alexander, Andrew Orman (Ant), Edward Orman, Ian Vogel
Additional Story/WritingPaul Hellquist, Alexx Kay, Joe McDonagh, Susan O'Connor, Emily Ridgway, Justin Sonnekalb
Additional Ingame WritingTom Bartlett, Dorian Hart

Production Team

Associate ProducerJoe Faulstick
Assistant ProducersKate Kellogg, Keith Shetler, Justin Sonnekalb
Production AssistantTimothy Crosby
LocalizationTimothy Crosby
Additional Production SupportJames Sutherland

Programming Team

PC Lead ProgrammerMartin Slater
PC Programming TeamRobert Black, Simon Eschbach, Daniel James Lamb
Lead ProgrammerChristopher Kline
Technical DirectorRowan Wyborn
AI LeadJohn Abercrombie
AI ProgrammingMarc Atkin, Darren LaFreniere
Animation ProgrammingMarc Atkin, Darren LaFreniere
Audio/Streaming ProgrammingCarlos Cuello
Gameplay ProgrammingIan Bond, Dan Kaplan, Lida Tang
Graphics ProgrammingJesse Johnson
UI ProgrammingJake Etgeton
Physics ProgrammingJoshua Downer
Engine Development TeamWeicheng Fang, Ryan Lancaster, Mathi Nagarajan
Additional ProgrammingKarl Burdack, Terrance Cohen, Michael C. James

Quality Assurance

QA ManagerJoe Faulstick, Russell Jacobson
Assistant LeadsNick Garner, Ryan Oddey, Sara Verrilli, Russell Jacobson
TestersTom Bartlett, Kirk Bezio, Ryan Buckley, Matt Cabral, Joe Canadas, Frank DaPonte, Jake Drobowiecki (Jake), Chris Enright, Dan Lewis, Casey Malone, Justin Pappas, Mike Pfundt, Jason Silva, Penny Bird, Mischa Andrews, Dane Lipscombe, Richard Franklin, Owen Townsend
Additional TestingJason O'Brien, Eric Kirchberg, Brendan Kirk, Justin Sonnekalb

Operations Team

Director of OperationsEmily Brinkert
Director of Operations, AustraliaWill Marshall
IT Manager AustraliaGareth Walters
IT Manager BostonGeoff Graves
IT AssistantsRaymond Holbrook, Justin Richards
Team SupportPhil Frechette
HR Manager, AustraliaAli Hinton
Operational SupportKate Kellogg, Joe McDonagh
Office Manager, AustraliaChelsea Kyburz
Additional Operational SupportDevin Bean, Colin Davis, Keri Norris, David O'Toole
Marketing Support TeamJoe Faulstick, Joe McDonagh, Nathan Wells
PR Support TeamJoe Faulstick, Joe McDonagh, Nathan Wells
Focus Test WranglerTom Bartlett
Additional SupportRichard Albon, Shamus Baker, David Beswick, Ben Driehuis, Joakim Hagdahl, Andrew Ley, David March, Jamie O'Toole, Linus Tan, Jarrad Woods

Sound Team

Sound DesignerEmily Ridgway
Sound AssistantsPatrick Balthrop, Justin Mullins
Audio ConsultantsEric Brosius

2K Publishing

PresidentChristoph Hartmann
C.O.O.David Ismailer
VP Product DevelopmentGrégoire Gobbi
Development ManagerJon Payne
Technical DirectorTim Perry
ProducersAnthony Deluca, Melissa Miller, James Daly
Associate ProducerJason Bergman
Lead Game AnalystWalt Williams
Game AnalystsAlex Hartpence, Jim Yang
VP MarketingSarah Anderson
Director of MarketingThomas Bass
Senior Product Manager/PromotionsMatt Kassan
Associate Product Manager/PromotionsAlison Moy
Marketing CoordinatorEric Monacelli
Director of Public RelationsMarcelyn Ditter
Media SpecialistLarry Stephens
Art Director, Creative ServicesLesley Zinn
Web ManagerGabe Abarcar
Web DesignerJohn Kauderer
Community ManagerElizabeth Tobey
Senior Production ManagerJack Scalici
Production ManagerLydia Jenner
Director of OperationsDorian Rehfield
VP Sales & LicensingSteve Glickstein
Strategic Sales and Licensing ManagerPaul Crockett
Quality Assurance DirectorLawrence Durham
Lead TesterAngel Gonzalez, Steven Douglas Allstead Jr.
Senior TesterV. Garrett Bittner
Quality Assurance TeamAaron Adler, Chris Antoine, Dimitri Becerra, Mike Bertuman, Antoine Bohannon, Larry James Bolden II, Shant Boyatzian, Alex Bujold, Jon Cabrera, Ken Carr, Evan Case, David Clayton-Ready, Stephen Detoma, David Dux, Kevin Elefante, Edward Erdelac, Brian Erzen, Raymond Evans, Josh Ewing, Chris Flick, Victor Turu Flores, Patrick Garcia, Adam Graziano, Tim Grimaud, Micah Grossman, Paul Herrera, Josh Humphrey, Neale Johnson, Jason Jury, Adrin Khachikian, James Kovacs, Lincoln Le, Victor Logan, Andrew Mangialino, Lucas Marsh, Dan McGrew, James McKay, Tony McNeil, Shareef Mendoza, Scott Melzer, Rahim Miller, Darren Miller-Pfeufer, Christian Murillo, Mark Nelson, Marc Perret, Ella Preger, Jamie Quinones, James Ritchie, Cash Russell, Sergio Sanchez, David Sanders, Steve Santarpia, Jeremy Schulze, Reema Shadid, Danny Smith, Nick Sporich, Kevin Strohmaier, William Suman, Morgan Thompson, James Titlow, Fred Yun, Liam O'Connell
Standards LeadMichael Greening
Standards SeniorPaul Diaz
Standards TeamCory Max Bernhardt, Andrew R. Garrett, Eric Lane, Mike Melody, Matt Newhouse, George Richard Fletcher-Soluk
Night LeadDan Eguia
Night Senior TesterLori Durrant, Derrick C. Flot Jr., Jason Wilson

2K International

General ManagerNeil Ralley
International Marketing DirectorMatthias Wehner
International PR DirectorMarkus Wilding
International Product ManagerBen Wyer-Roberts
International PR ManagerKarl Unterholzner
Licensing DirectorClaire Roberts
International Marketing AssistantSam Woodward

2K International Product Development

Development ManagerFernando Melo
Senior International ProducerDaniel Bailie
International ProducerSajjad Majid
Localisation ManagerScott Morrow
External Localisation TeamsAround The World, Coda Entertainment, Synthesis International Srl, Synthesis Iberia

2K International Quality Assurance

QA ManagerChris Rowley
Functionality SupervisorDomenic Giannone
Localisation SupervisorIain Willows
Mastering EngineerWayne Boyce
Lead QA TechnicianStephan Manners
QA Technicians ‑ FunctionalityAlex Cox, Michael Bunning, Denver Cockell, Arsenio Formoso, Natalie Holkham, Rob Jenkins, Russell Keawpanna, Ian Moore, Sebastian Belton
Localisation Project LeadTerryll Garrison
QA Technicians ‑ LocalisationNicolas Adam, Marco Angiuoni, Alessandro Cilano, Adele Dalena, Sebastian Frank, Alessandro Gatti, Beatriz González, Pauline Martyn, Didier Pruvot, Hugo Sieiro, Santiago Garcia, Joségui Miñana
Design TeamJames Crocker, James Quinlan, Tom Baker

Take Two Publishing Team

Take Two Publishing TeamAdrian Lawton, Andreas Traxler, Anja Wagner, Barbara Ruocco, Ben Seccombe, Cristiana Colombo, Fabio Gusmaroli, Federico Clonfero, Isabelle Jacober, James Ellingford, Jo Upton, Jochen Färber, Jochen Till, Jose Antonio Muñoz-Calero Fernandez, Leigh Harris, Magda Bona, Maikel van Dijk, Monica Puricelli, Nasko Fejza, Nguyen Doan, Nico Grupp, Nicole Mucumbitsi, Olivier Troit, Raquel Garcia González, Rob Bartholomew, Rob Donald, Sandra Melero, Sarah Seaby, Serhad Koro, Valentine Héliot, Warner Guinée

Music

Solo ViolinMartin Chalifour
ViolinsBelinda Broughton, Darius Campo, Peter Kent, Pip Clark, Kirsten Fife, Barbara Porter, Marcy Vaj, Pat Johnson, Miran Kojian, Sara Parkins, Pam Gates, Carolyn Osborne, Anna Kostyuchek, Becky Bunnell, Eve Butler, Tiffany Yi Hu, Jennifer Munday, Hiam Shtrum
CelloArmen Ksajikian, Suzie Katayama, David Low, Rudy Stein, Miguel Martínez, Cecilia Tsan, Paula J. Hochhalter, John Walz, Trevor Handy, Tina Soule, Sebastian Toettcher
PianoBryan Pezzone
HornJoe Meyer
Recording EngineerDan Blessinger
Music Contractor and CopyistRoss DeRoche
TubaRoss DeRoche
Singer on AnthemRebecca Sjöwall
OrchestrationsGarry Schyman, Desha Dunnahoe
ConductorGarry Schyman
Assistant to Garry SchymanTim Helisek

VO Production

Telsey and Co.Carrie Rosson, Tiffany Canfield, David Vaccari
Star‑TraxVince DePaola, Ali Aron

POP Sound

ProducerDawn Redmann
Original Dialog MixersStephen Dickson, Zac Fisher, Mitch Dorf, Michael Miller, Tim West
Original Dialog RecordistsCourtney Bishop, Nick Bozzone, Kaynaz Shroff, Gavin McNeice, Brett Rothfeld
ActorsJohn Ahlin, Gregory S. Baldwin, Jane Beller, Susanne Blakeslee, Anne Bobby, Blesst Bowden, Tony Chiroldes, Shavonne Conroy, Ritchie Coster, Elizabeth Foldes-Meiman, Joshua Gomez, Cassandra Grae, Ray Guth, J. G. Hertzler, Peter Francis James, Juliet Landau, Anne Meisels, Raynor Scheine, Miriam Shor, Adam Seitz, Armin Shimerman, Peter Siragusa, T. Ryder Smith, Stephen Stanton, Fred Tatasciore, Marcello Tubert, Michael Villani, Gordon Joseph Weiss, James Yaegashi, Catherine Zambri

Other

The Music PublishersBoosey and Hawkes Inc., Bug Music, Carlin America, De Wolfe Music, France Music Corporation, Golden Bell Songs, Golden West, Melodies Inc., Naxos Music, Next Decade Music, Shapiro Bernstein & Company Inc., Warner Chappell Music, Williamson Music
The Record LabelsDe Wolfe Music, Jasmine Music / Hasmick Promotions Ltd., Naxos, Sony / BMG Music Entertainment, The EMI Group, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group
Fox StudiosRick Fox, Michael Weber, Tim Schmidt, Cal Halter, Keith Fox, Dustin Smith, Joe Schmidt
Special ThanksAccess Communications, Bearcage, Marc Berman, Big Solutions, Bob Blau, Blur, Siobhan Boes, David Boutry, Alice Chuang, Scott DeFreitas, dSonic, David Edwards, Daniel Einzig, Demiurge Studios Inc., Epic, Eyeball NYC, EyeCandy Studios, FMOD EX Sound System, Firelight Technologies, Julie Fogerson, Rick Fox, David Gershik, Havok, KD&E, Jennifer Kolbe, Lamplighter Studios, Lewis PR, Magid, Microsoft, Adam Meyer, Xenia Mul, Nicole Nicoletti, James Pacquing, Plastic Wax, Rapan, RDA, Red Eye Studios - Hoffman Estates Illinois, Rokkan, Drew Smith, Take‑Two Sales, Natalya Wilson

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Fred Tatasciore, 247 other games
Chris Rowley, 120 other games
Jennifer Kolbe, 120 other games
Daniel Einzig, 107 other games
James Crocker, 102 other games
Sarah Seaby, 97 other games
Markus Wilding, 94 other games
Christoph Hartmann, 92 other games
Matthias Wehner, 88 other games
Lesley Zinn, 83 other games
Jack Scalici, 82 other games
Grégoire Gobbi, 75 other games
Dorian Rehfield, 73 other games
Marcelyn Ditter, 72 other games
Sajjad Majid, 65 other games
Wayne Boyce, 65 other games
Iain Willows, 64 other games
Thomas Bass, 64 other games
Stephen Stanton, 62 other games
Sarah Anderson, 60 other games
Tom Baker, 60 other games
James Quinlan, 58 other games
Karl Unterholzner, 57 other games
David Ismailer, 56 other games
Fernando Melo, 56 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, a group of 123 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword, a group of 120 people
The Darkness, a group of 111 people
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, a group of 109 people
BioShock Infinite, a group of 91 people
Stronghold Legends, a group of 89 people
Sid Meier's Railroads!, a group of 88 people
Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony, a group of 87 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords, a group of 86 people
Prey, a group of 86 people
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution, a group of 81 people
The Da Vinci Code, a group of 80 people
CivCity: Rome, a group of 78 people
Ghost Rider, a group of 74 people
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution, a group of 72 people
Top Spin 3, a group of 72 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization, a group of 69 people
Jade Empire (Special Edition), a group of 65 people
Mafia II, a group of 62 people
Dungeon Siege II: Broken World, a group of 62 people
Sid Meier's Pirates!, a group of 62 people
Sid Meier's Civilization IV, a group of 57 people
Don King Boxing, a group of 55 people
NBA 2K9, a group of 54 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Kabushi (122973) and thf (156357)