PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Oct 9, 2012 / ESRB: M

Dishonored dev diary: on the home stretch

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2012 9:05am PDT

With Dishonored launching on October 9, developer Arkane should be in the relatively comfortable certification phase, sitting back and hoping that all goes well, while perhaps buffing up the PC edition or thinking about DLC. So here, enjoy a new video developer diary where t...


Dishonored dev diary highlights individual style

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2012 11:15am PDT

A new Dishonored developer diary explains how the game's flexibility lets you make personal choices about how you want to approach its missions.


Dishonored video looks at player immersion

By John Keefer, Sep 11, 2012 9:00am PDT

As the October 9 release date for Dishonored approached, Bethesda is ramping up the promotion of the game, this time with a new developer diary video discussing how Arkane Studios goes about immersing the player in the rat-infested setting of Dunwall.


Morning Caffeinated! -- Diablo stories, Black Mesa, and so long Paragon

By John Keefer, Sep 04, 2012 5:30am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for September 4, 2012. Topics include: We get behind-the-scenes stories on Blizzard and its games; Black Mesa: Source finally has a release date; and NCSoft pulls the plug...


Dishonored trailer studies proper use of stealth

By John Keefer, Aug 23, 2012 12:30pm PDT

While Arkane Studios' Dishonored has always been touted as a play-it-you-way game, the stealth options and powers tend to make the game a bit easier than killing everyone you meet. A new trailer for the game shows off how different stealth aspects work together so you can sn...


Dishonored PC specs revealed

By John Keefer, Aug 14, 2012 4:30pm PDT

If you are going to play Dishonored on your PC then your shouldn't need to do too much upgrading to your rig. Bethesda released some fairly tame system specs for the game.


Dishonored video shows off plenty of creative ways to kill

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2012 10:00am PDT

Having seen Dishonored at QuakeCon, I got to experience the many ways the game can be played. But Bethesda's new Creative Kills video shows off ways to eliminate enemies that are as amusing as they are deadly.


Dishonored preview: killing three Lady Boyles

By John Keefer, Aug 06, 2012 10:45am PDT

At QuakeCon, I played a brand new mission from Dishonored. Given unlimited time, I played through the mission three times, each in a completely different way.


Dishonored voice cast includes Susan Sarandon

By Steve Watts, Aug 03, 2012 9:30am PDT

Bethesda has announced the voice cast for Dishonored, which includes Susan Sarandon, Brad Dourif, Carrie Fisher, John Slattery, Michael Madsen, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Lena Headey.


Dishonored trailer makes its escape

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 26, 2012 8:15am PDT

A new Dishonored trailer shows several ways to escape a stick situation, using teleportation, stunning, possession, and peeking through keyholes.


QuakeCon to feature Dishonored demo, Carmack keynote

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT

id Software and Bethesda announced today that Dishonored will be playable at QuakeCon, along with a partial line-up of guest speakers and panelists.


Dishonored's UI options are exciting

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 16, 2012 6:45am PDT

There is little more exciting in video games, we all know, than a robust options menu. How thoroughly splendid, then, that Arkane has crammed Dishonored full of options for everything from field of view and mouse smoothing to objective markers and even outright disabling the...


Dishonored E3 walkthrough videos filled with choices

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT

One of the most impressive games shown at E3 this year was Arkane Studios' first-person action-stealth game Dishonored, as evidenced by two walkthrough videos that showcase stealth and action-based choices.


Weekend Confirmed 116 - E3 2012 post-show wrap-up

By Garnett Lee, Jun 08, 2012 2:00pm PDT

A plethora of upcoming games are on the menu for this week's episode of Weekend Confirmed. Special guests David Ellis, N'gai Croal, and Justin Blankenship join Garnett the two Jeffs for a special E3 2012 wrap-up, and mull over more than a dozen new games.


Watch Dogs, The Last of Us, Forza - Shacknews Daily: June 7, 2012

By Garnett Lee, Jun 07, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Garnett takes an inside look at games with choices, games with fast cars, and games which won't be out for a while.