No, unfortunately that's not an official LEGO set or even art from an upcoming LEGO video game set in the world of BioShock. What it is is another build by Imagine Rigney, who wowed us some time back by creating the massive undersea metropolis from the first two BioShock games, Rapture. Rigney has shown time and time again that his abilities as a LEGO craftsman are simply amazing, and this latest attempt certainly holds up.
This sculptor shows the massive Songbird, the biomechanical guardian of Elizabeth in BioShock Infinite. Rigney will be debuting the piece at Brickworld in Chicago this weekend. Songbird was the third game's answer to the Big Daddies of Rapture, but is more than twice the size and contains the power of flight as well. He attacks using only his enormous weight and strength.
The diorama is merely a prototype for Rigney, who will be using the template to begin crafting a huge version of the flying city of Columbia as he did with Rapture. He expects to spend the next six to eight months on the project. Like the video game city itself, each section will be interlocking so that districts can disconnect and reconnect just as they do in play.
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Rigney also recently completed a Reaper from Mass Effect that has to be seen to be believed. After the jump are more pictures of Songbird in action!