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Loading Soho will be back with some Bioshock Infinite frenzy

27 Mar

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Good news folks! Do you remember our report about Loading Soho, the gaming pub event in London? Did you miss it? No problem, because they’re having another Loading London gaming event and it’s this weekend! And this time will be even more awesome thanks to a 2K Games collaboration! Read the official disclaimer:

In conjunction with 2k games, we bring you our second big event, combining the same venue, atmosphere and good times with the awesome Bioshock infinite.

Yesterday we revealed our new Bioshock cocktails, lovingly crafted for 2K, which had until now been held captive under the watchful gaze of the Embargo Bird.

We decided that offering up these drinks pictures was nice, but we could do MUCH BETTER. We have launched plenty of tie in drinks but never made it easy for you to come and try them in person.

If only there was a way we could do what we did last week with our first Loading Soho party but make it on a weekend and go one (of a few) better…

So rather than one pop up night, Loading Soho in MADD is launching the first of our “open beta testing” events for not one, but four days.

We will be offering up Bioshock Infinite to play on 5 swanky new 32″ screens with the original Bioshock playable for anyone who wants to experience the game that started it all.

We’re not just stopping at that, the heroes at 2K have decided to support us, so the first 50 attending on Friday night from 5pm will receive:

1x ‘Vigor’ cocktail/our non-alcoholic equivalent
1x Song bird poster
1x Lanyard
1x FREE TSHIRT!

But 2K didn’t stop there, everyone that buys a drink gets a ticket to enter the prize draw to win one of the following:

1 Xbox Collector’s Edition (Ultimate Songbird Edition)

1 PS3 Premium Edition

1 PC Premium Edition

1 Xbox Premium Edition

2 Skyhook replicas

2 Elizabeth figurines

2 Boys of Silence figurines

If you don’t already follow @2KUKPR give them a follow/send them a tweet and say how amazing they are for helping make Loading Soho happen full time!

See you there! Join us from Friday @ 5pm until Monday @ 11pm

Free Entry, drinks at normal prices. (ID required for any drink redemption)

Tweet @2KUKPR account some Loading love and hashtag #loadingsoho for the chance to win extra free cocktails and coffee from Loading for the rest of the 3 days.

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So, it sounds pretty awesome! Here’s the Facebook event and…see you there!

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This new Bioshock Infinite trailer tell us something about the plot

19 Feb

Today Irrational Games released a new trailer for their upcoming Bioshock Infinite. The trailer, called “Lamb of Columbia” seems to explain a little (very little) of the story behind the game, but mostly it looks totally epic!

We quote from the description given with the video:

“To clear his debt, Booker DeWitt must rescue a mysterious girl from the sky-city of Columbia. But who is this girl? What makes her so powerful, and why are so many willing to do anything to keep her from escaping? More importantly… what price will you pay to set her free?”

Bioshock Infinite will be released on March 26th (hopefully)

**UPDATE (19 Feb 2013)**

No more delays! Ken Levine from Irrational Games just confirmed the release date, declaring that the game has gone gold! Here the announcement:

“You, the fans, have been incredibly patient with us. You shared your hopes and wishes for the game with us, and you kept the faith.

Today, I’m happy to announce that the game has gone gold. What that means is that it has been approved by both Sony and Microsoft (and the PC Gods, natch) to be sent to the manufacturing guys to load up fleets of trucks with BioShock Infinite and be driven to a store near you on March 26th.

The total cost of the game was five years, 941 billion Klingon darseks (plus tip), 47 camels, a cranberry flan, and the blood, sweat, and tears of the Irrational Team.

Nobody has ever built a game quite like this. It’s a shooter, but a shooter that brings you to very uncomfortable and dangerous places. I can’t demand that you play the game; I can promise you, however, that once you have, it will be an experience you won’t soon forget.

Columbia is a city teeming with mystery. I’m glad to say that one mystery is over: On March 26th, you will be able to play BioShock Infinite.”