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I tried playing the first Bioshock but I just didn't find it fun. Probably because I tried playing it so long after it came out I don't know. Mirror's Edge was 10x more fun for me the second time I played through it on pc because
1. I didn't get stuck at parts not knowing where to go since I remembered from last time.
2. I played it on PC the second time and it looked amazing.
I wasn't crazy about Bioshock, honestly. It really lost its edge in its second half. It's better than Mirror's Edge, though. I'm glad there's a sequel to it coming up, because it had lots of potential. Unfortunately, they really goofed up Mirror's Edge with too much combat and too many frustrating platforming sequences. Like Sonic the Hedgehog, having to slow down really saps all the fun from the game. Plus the story was real bad and dumb.
Ooh, I voted Bioshock because I was really impressed by it, but now I'm kinda regretting it. Mirror's Edge has (at least for a game worthy of GOTY consideration) some pretty deep lows, but it has also some very high highs. When everything - the mechanics, aesthetics, level design, sound design and music - works together, Mirror's Edge is breathtaking.
Unfortunately, the game fumbles it's momentum (figuratively, I mean) too often with ill-advised indoor sections that require precise first-person platforming, which is a real shame. Hopefully Mirror's Edge 2 can nail the experience throughout!
Mirrors Edge for me it just felt refreshing playing something that felt different I love the visual style and the soundtrack for the game.As far as Bioshock liked it but was annoyed by some of the characters liked infinite much more but Mirror's Edge is great really looking forward to playing it on the Oculus rift someday.
I think it's fair to not fall onto BioShock as if it's the greatest thing ever but Mirror's Edge to me demanded a sequel to actually make the game compelling whereas BioShock was a gargantuan game this generation across the board. Granted, it's been interesting to see the arc of that exact franchise go from revelatory to somewhat stale as the pace of game storytelling has seemingly accelerated but the original is still outstanding.
I also threw in my lot for asking why this is here in the first place over games like Mark of the Ninja, Pac-Man CE DX, Dirt 2, and Bad Company but I didn't expect it to survive the first round anyway.