as a floating symbol of American ideals at a time when the United
States was emerging as a world power, Columbia is dispatched to
distant shores with great fanfare by a captivated public. What begins
as a brand new endeavor of hope turns drastically wrong as the city
soon disappears into the clouds to whereabouts unknown.
The player assumes the role of former Pinkerton agent Booker
DeWitt, sent to the lost city to rescue Elizabeth, a young woman
imprisoned there since childhood. He develops a relationship with
Elizabeth, augmenting his abilities with hers so the pair may
escape from a city that is literally falling from the sky. DeWitt
must learn to fight foes in high-speed Sky-Line battles, engage
in combat both indoors and amongst the clouds, and harness the
power of dozens of new weapons and abilities.