Bioshock 2
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The player will take the role of the first Big Daddy ever created in Rapture, who possesses superior speed and intelligence(he is able to think for himself) than subsequent Big Daddies, though he lacks some of their strength.He has seemingly survived the events of the first game. As such, the player will be able to use the Big Daddy's drill and rivet gun as weapons, though the drill will overheat if used continuously. The Rivet gun will have several types of ammo, similar to the first game. Alternatively, in contrast to other Big Daddies, the player may also use plasmids, while "upgrade trees" will provide unique ways to upgrade them. A new feature added is the ability to dual-wield plasmids and weapons at the same time. Further Big Daddy abilities found in the first game, such as performing a shoulder dash, will also be an option. The player will also be able to step outside Rapture into the ocean due to the diving suit they wear. Here the player can explore the ocean floor, recover from fights, marvel at the city from the outside and even pick up the special sea slugs at the ocean floor to gain more ADAM. These sea slugs are gene-modified so they create ADAM. The slugs were the original idea instead of Little Sisters in the first BioShock. The Big Sister also appears to be a very serious threat to the player. When a certain number of Big Daddies are killed she will attack. Unlike the Big Daddies, she is lightning quick and arguably more powerful, able to extract ADAM from her enemies through a harvesting needle, straight into her bloodstream, which fuels "telekinetic abilities beyond anything previously thought possible"
Bioshock 2 System Requirements
28 Nov 2011 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz / AMD Athlon 64 3800+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1900 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 11 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win Vista 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 2.13GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5200+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4830 512MB or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
  • System Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 11 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Bioshock 2 Requirements
Bioshock 2 requires at least a Radeon HD 4830 512MB or GeForce 8800 GT to meet recommended requirements running on high graphics setting, with 1080p resolution. This hardware should achieve 60FPS. For your PC to completely meet the recommended requirements you will also need 3 GB system memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or Bioshock 2 won’t run.
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Bioshock 2 PC Release Date:

9 Feb 2010

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I have a red cross on my GPU and the game works on high very smooth.

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any chance?

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ultra.

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sorry,nope. your gpu is just too weak for this game. 7800gtx is mininum.

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Thanks again :)

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Can i run this on ultra? and if so, how many fps could i get? I have the alienware alpha i7.

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Can I play this smootly?

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Game looks fantastic! 100x better than the PS3 version I previously played.

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Any chance i can run this game?

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can i run this at low settings and lower resolution ?

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No, sorry your rig is too weak to run it, even on lowest settings with lowered resolution. Sorry.

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Actually you can… I'm playing all maxed at 43 FPS Avg, and my rig is not much different than yours.

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true, i run bioshock infinite pretty good on low. he should be able to

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