Bioshock Gets Official Release DateBioShocks street date is August 21st. Thats a Tuesday, for all you who might be planning your "sick" days in advance. Let the countdown begin! BioShock is a revolution in the shooter genre that will forever change the expectations for the FPS. Going beyond "run and gun corridors," "monster-closet AIs" and static worlds, BioShock creates a living, unique and unpredictable FPS experience. BioShock is the Shooter 2.0.