Arkane Studios News


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.


"wow, oct 9? that's a lot earlier than I realised. sign me up "

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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...


"This just looks better and better. Please don't kill my hopes."

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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.


"oh noes I have a 5830. I really need to replace my rig, it's almost 5 years old now with no SSD, ..."

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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.


"The same guys, who made Bioshock 2, made this, so it is bound to have similarities.Although the ..."

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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.


"What I really want to know is if this game will have DLC or DRM. If it has DRM I simply ..."

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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.


"That's an impressive cast of actors. I hope they're good voice actors, though."

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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.


"Bioshock 1 and 2 are outstanding games. The first more than the second, but not by a great deal. ..."

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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...


"Seeing this attention to detail for PC users will have me buying this game brand new. (So that ..."

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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.


"My only gripe is that possession gets rid of your body. I would've preferred it to be more like ..."

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Dishonored debut gameplay trailer sneaks in

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 01, 2012 6:45am PDT

With E3 almost upon us, trailers created for that odious event are starting to creep out early, lest they be lost in the kerfuffle. The first gameplay trailer for Arkane's first-person emergent 'em up Dishonored arrived last night, and it's oh so lovely.


"Not at all, Bioshock was never about Victorian or british-imperial influences, it was 1950's ..."

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Dishonored to be released on Oct. 9

By John Keefer, May 10, 2012 7:30am PDT

Bethesda has set a Oct. 9 launch date for its upcoming stealth action game Dishonored.


"Watched it. I'm officially excited for this game. It looks like it will have extra nice graphics ..."

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The unmistakably English art of Dishonored

By Alan Tsang, Apr 26, 2012 2:15pm PDT

At a recent preview event for Dishonored, Sebastien Mitton, the game's art director, and Viktor Antonov, visual design director for ZeniMax Media, explained how this strange world came into being.


"Looks like something for mythbusters to test - exploding bullet. "

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Dishonored preview

By Alan Tsang, Apr 26, 2012 7:00am PDT

"Revenge Solves Everything." That is Dishonored's bold tagline. But how will you enact your revenge? A look at the various ways of playing Harvey Smith's latest game.


"Well, they weren't going to put Harvey 'Universal Ammo' Smith you know..."

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