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BioShock Infinite comes out in a matter of days, which means that now is the perfect time reminisce about one of the encounters that established the original BioShock as a legendary game. Warning, spoilers follow (for the original…not Infinite).
From your arrival in Rapture, Andrew Ryan is central figure. Whether it's his introduction to the underwater metropolis, the audio logs lying in the ruins, or other people talking about how he is responsible for the city's downfall, Ryan is clearly at the heart of everything in Rapture.
At the urging of a man named Atlas who guides you over the radio, you attempt to track Ryan down and kill him. However, as you approach his office, some strange pieces of the puzzle begin to line up, and you realize that your purpose in Rapture wasn't what you thought. You didn't coincidentally find the city; you were summoned. You didn't choose to find Andrew Ryan; you obeyed.
As these realizations flood in, Andrew Ryan drives the point home. "A man chooses. A slave obeys," he says, as he proceeds to prove his point in a surprising and brutal fashion.
Ultimately, your first and final meeting with Andrew Ryan culminates in the most memorable swing of a golf club in gaming history. For a full refresher, watch the whole scene below.
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Yup, the realization that hit me during that sequence was jaw dropping. I hope the new game can top it somehow.
Would you kindly not make would you kindly jokes?
Ironically, I just beat this game for the first time a couple weeks ago, so this is still fresh in my mind. This whole scene completely blew me away when I saw it. An amazing game overall, although the ending where you harvest all of the Little Sisters makes no sense.
I love the music in this game
Yeah.... he was a interesting guy.
Personally I didn't like the game as much as other people but this is the scene that I remember the most in Bioshock. Good choice.
Ah, one of the most tense, surprising, and crazy moments in all of gaming, this scene was definitely one that made me drop my jaw when I first saw it. It burned Bioshock and Andrew Ryan into my head forever.
Would you kindly... HURRY UP AND COME OUT SO I CAN PLAY YOU!!
Such an amazing part of an amazing game. Still gives me slight shivers when I play that part.