Arcade Attack Podcast – January (2 of 4) 2022 – Ken Levine (BioShock legend)

Adrian’s persistence pays off in a big way as he finally got to chat to industry legend Ken Levine! The BioShock legend answers questions about its origins, influences, the truth behind the (BioShock) movie and much more.

He also discusses his failed screenplay career, how everything at Irrational Games started with System Shock 2, how BioShock Infinite negatively impacted his health, what he’s up to at Ghost Story Games and much, much more.

A lot has been said about him recently, but one thing he isn’t afraid to do is to cut things he deems as unnecessary. From this very interview, Eurogamer reported Ken’s discussion with Adrian about the “luxury” of throwing out work. He’s a perfectionist. And we’re honoured to have had him on the show.

Once you’re done with this, why not check out our tribute to BioShock which mentions Ken Levine as well as the other legends who created the game.

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