As I was playing Bioshock Infinite today, I was greeted by this fellow and lady shortly after busting Elizabeth from the confines of that statue. They gave us the choice of two brooches. One of a cage, and one of a bird. I simply wasn’t thinking that this might have any effect on the game when I went with what Elizabeth sounded most intrigued by. So now she is stuck with a cage on her neck. Not the nicest of symbolism…
Does the brooch you pick for Elizabeth have any effect on the game or story line?
Note: SPOILERS AHEAD. Answers contain spoilers.
Well, not directly, so don’t worry about it.
The point here is that you made a choice that you will remember and notice it later on.
More information with SPOILERS, read only AFTER FINISHING THE GAME:
Thanks to this choice you will almost immediately notice that the girl at the end is not Elizabeth since she doesn’t have the brooch you selected for her. It was a nice touch by the game creators.