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BioShock remastered on the PC is a 'lazy PC port'

The recent BioShock remastered edition on the PC is a mess, with it being called a 'lazy' PC port

Anthony Garreffa | Sep 17, 2016 at 12:34 am CDT (1 min, 11 secs time to read)

Here's to another lazy PC port, with multiple Steam reviews saying BioShock: The Collection and its remaster of the original BioShock games being a "lazy" PC port with a myriad of problems.

BioShock remastered on the PC is a 'lazy PC port' | TweakTown.com

One of the reviews said: "The game looks like [BioShock] in pretty much most regards, only a better lighting and a VERY slightly sharper texture pack was implemented. The game looks good with 1080p, when it wants to run well, it does so brilliantly. Problem is ... it has stutters, [and] apparently people have crashes (I only played 30 mins but those were fine) as well".

Other problems with BioShock: The Collection is that it won't launch, and some reviews aren't happy with the texturing options, and more. There were good comments about the new textures in the remastered BioShock games, with one of the reviews saying the improved textures were almost worth the purchase of The Collection.

Another one of the negative reviews went into some rather, uh interesting, points: "This is a crap taken directly in the franchise's face. A lack of care to detail and optimization that will make us fans of this masterful franchise question everything 2K had in their mind until this release".

If you already own BioShock or BioShock 2, then you get to download the remastered copies - not too bad at all.

Last updated: Apr 6, 2020 at 04:48 pm CDT

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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