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December 9, 2012

The Weekend Report, December 9th, 2012: BioShock Infinite Cover Art, Dark Souls 2 Confirmed, and Halo 4 Spartan Ops

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Written by: Ryan Gan
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Ken Levine explains BioShock Infinite cover art


Ken Levine recently addressed some frustration regarding the cover art for BioShock Infinite. Talking to Wired, Levine explains that the cover art is intentionally aimed towards gamers who may not necessarily know anything about the BioShock games. He says that some members of Irrational Games went to frat houses and asked the people if they had ever played any of the BioShock series. Unfortunately, they found that they were often met with a resounding “no.”

Levine believes that fans will already be there to buy the game when it hits the shelves. The box art is a way to tap into the part of the market that may be “uninformed” in regards to the anticipated title.

Levine also notes that, for those who want something better, there will be other downloadable and printable covers for those who are unhappy with original box art.

[Source: Joystiq]

 

Dark Souls 2 confirmed for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC

As shown on the VGAs, the successful Dark Souls will be getting a sequel. Namco Bandai says that “Dark Souls 2 will offer loyal fans exactly the kind of demanding challenges and never-ending struggle that became the hallmark of this whole series.”

It has also recently been confirmed that Dark Souls 2 will be available for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Spartan-Ops will be returning in January

Just one quick PSA before we send you off to Monday morning. Halo 4′s Spartan-Ops will be returning for players on January 21st.  The episodic co-campaign will be taking  break next week to make room for Halo 4 Infinity Challenge.

[Source: Joystiq]



About the Author

Ryan Gan
Ryan is Managing Editor and Reviews Editor of SideQuesting. In 2004, he began writing about his video gaming experiences in a blog at 1Up. He began writing for SideQuesting upon its inception in the Spring of 2009. Ryan is an educator by day and writes critically about games by night.




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