What comes with the $14,999 BioShock 2 'uber' edition?

2K Games is sending up the whole collector's edition craze (while pimping their own BioShock 2 collector's edition, which includes soundtracks, an art book, and frameable lithographs, with a jokey promo video for the game's "uber edition."

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Video game "collector's editions" are all the rage, with added soundtrack CDs, posters, and other goodies designed to drive up retail prices. After all, who can forget the actual working night vision goggles included with the Prestige Edition of Modern Warfare 2 ?

2K Games is sending up the whole collector's edition craze (while pimping their own BioShock 2 collector's edition, which includes soundtracks, an art book, and frameable lithographs) with a jokey promo video for the game's "uber edition."

For a mere $14,999, you get a real-life Big Daddy monster along with your game disc. Naturally, in the promo video, the disadvantages of having a crazed giant with a drill for a hand becomes immediately evident -- check out the clip below for more details.

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