Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Arkane Studios

Arkane releases eight minutes of gameplay from Prey

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A new gameplay walkthrough has been released for Prey. Arkane Studio’s upcoming first-person shooter, set to be released next year, finds players waking up in Talos I, a ransacked space station that’s been overrun by aliens. The sequel will offer a more open-ended approach to tackling levels, and creative director Raphael Colantonio and lead designer Ricardo Bare detail those sorts of possibilities in the video.

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Dishonored 2 launches online, in stores for console and PC

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After releasing earlier this week for pre-orders, Dishonored 2 is now available for all through retail and digital outlets. The assassin Corvo, protagonist of the original Dishonored, returns to fight alongside his daughter, Emily. The pair is in a battle to restore Emily to the throne, as they take down the usurper’s forces in the city of Karnaca. As in the original, players have access to melee abilities, firearms, and special powers.

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Dishonored 2 releasing tomorrow for pre-orders, launch trailer up

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Dishonored 2 will be playable tomorrow for pre-orders, so to kick things off, Bethesda has released the official launch trailer. Everyone else will be able to snag their copy on Friday. In addition to once again taking on the role of famed assassin Corvo, players will also step into the shoes of his daughter, Emily. The duo must battle a usurper throughout the streets of Karnaca in order to restore Emily to the throne.

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The Outsider details world, characters of Dishonored 2 in new trailer

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After covering the skills and combat system, Arkane Studios is now highlighting Dishonored 2’s world. Book of Karnaca runs a little over two minutes long, with The Outsider recapping past and current events as he goes over the game’s world and its inhabitants.

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Dishonored 2 live-action trailer released, Take Back What’s Yours

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Bethesda has produced a live-action trailer for Arkane’s upcoming action title Dishonored 2. Take Back What’s Yours follows the game’s storyline of taking the Empire back from a usurper, the crazed witch Delilah. Actors playing Corvo and Emily reenact several of the combos featured in previous videos that utilize melee, magic, and ranged weaponry.

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The alternative history of Prey revealed in new story trailer

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A new trailer has gone live for Arkane’s upcoming first-person shooter Prey. The video, The History of TranStar, details the history of Talos I, the facility at the heart of the sci-fi adventure. The setting is the product of an alternate history that sees President Kennedy surviving the assassination attempt in Texas and focusing on the space race. Talos I comes about after a U.S./Russian program turns a satellite into an R&D arm, which becomes home to dangers experiments. Players take on the role of Morgan Yu, a recently awoken subject who finds himself on a Talos overrun by aliens.

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Corvo and Emily get out of dodge in new Dishonored 2 trailer

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After showing Corvo and Emily going for blood and Emily avoid killing, the duo now use their abilities to hit the road. The latest gameplay trailer for Dishonored 2, Daring Escapes, follows both of them as they combine their abilities, items, and weapons to escape from the Royal Conservatory. It runs nearly four and a half minutes and gives a good overview of what players will have to work with when they decide to beat feet.

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Stealth, non-lethal takedowns highlighted in Dishonored 2 trailer

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Bethesda has released a new gameplay trailer for Dishonored 2. Following the recently released Creative Kills trailer, Save Anton Sokolov focuses solely on the Empress, Emily Kaldwin. She is on a mission to explore the Clockwork Mansion, but unlike the last video, she’s feeling less bloodthirsty. To keep things quiet, she opts to use non-lethal abilities, gadgets, and stealth as she makes her way around the moving walls and clockwork soldiers.

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Things get messy in new Creative Kills trailer for Dishonored 2

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After highlighting the return of Corvo last week, today, Bethesda has released a new trailer focusing on Dishonored 2’s mixed combat system. The trailer, Creative Kills, features both Corvo Attano and his daughter Emily Kaldwin. The montage includes over three minutes of the duo combining their supernatural abilities, items, and weapons to take down enemies throughout Karnaca.

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Corvo sets out for revenge in new Dishonored 2 gameplay trailer

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Corvo is back in a new gameplay trailer for Dishonored 2. The famed assassin returns to take down the usurper who overthrew his daughter, Empress Emily Kaldwin. New enemies, environments, and powers are featured in the two-minute video. Head further down to see him in action as he hunts his latest target, Delilah.

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