Attention Gamers: Bioshock Temporarily Free. Hurry.


Ran across this on the Twitterverse today.   An article posted on CNET.

Link to article:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13845_3-57547198-58/bioshock-is-free-bioshock-is-free-for-pc/

Link to game on gamefly:

http://www.gamefly.com/Download-BioShock/150930/

Specs & Requirements

Minimum OS Windows XP (SP2) and up


Minimum Processor 2.5GHz Pentium 4 or equivalent

Minimum Memory 1.0 GB RAM

Minimum Graphics Pixel Shader 3.0 compliant video card with 128 MB RAM and floating point frame buffer blending

Minimum Hard Drive 7.0 GB free hard disk space

Minimum Sound 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card


Recommended OS Windows XP (SP 2) or Windows Vista

Recommended Processor 3.0 GHz dual core processor

Recommended Memory 2.0 GB RAM

Recommended Graphics Pixel Shader 3.0 compliant video card with 512 MB RAM (NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT or better)

Recommended Hard Drive 7.0 GB free hard disk space

Recommended Sound 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Read more: http://www.gamefly.com/Download-BioShock/150930/

Get it while it’s hot, people.

According to a GameFly rep, the company has a “limited quantity of free downloads from the publisher.” Translation: get this now before it’s gone.

Update:One catch: GameFly does ask for your credit-card info. It’s a subscription service, and obviously the idea is to get you to sign up at some point. But you won’t get charged anything unless you do, so I don’t have a problem with it. If you do, cool, no harm, no foul, skip the giveaway. Also, as stated plainly on the product page, this offer is good only for residents of the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.

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After a 6 year stint with the U.S. Army as a Tactical Linguist, Jason worked as an IT Professional with DEC (Digital Equipment Corp), on a contract with both Time Warner and Oceanic Cable as they implemented the first publicly available broadband service, often troubleshooting network issues node-by-node back to the Central Office. After the acquisition of DEC by Compaq Jason began a long career working tech support for companies such as Dell, CompUSA, Perot Systems, and Ignite Technologies while freelancing for several law firms. While each position presented its own technical challenges and unique experiences. While Jason has worked in every facet of customer facing IT support from call centers to in-home support he looks back fondly on his days at DEC, where a ‘can do’ attitude was the norm.