Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Arkane Studios

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall announced, Daud to be playable

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) The Knife of Dunwall DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Arkane Studios will be showing the other side of the coin with a new downloadable add-on for Dishonored, The Knife of Dunwall. The upcoming drop, slated to launch on April 16 for 360, PC, and PS3, will put players in the shoes of Daud, the assassin who killed the Empress and kicked off the events in Dishonored. Players will explore new areas and have access to all of his weapons, gear, and abilities, as well as the support of the mercenary band the Whalers.

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Bethesda releases seven soundtracks on iTunes

Bethesda Soundtracks (iTunes) Launch Announcement - TES4 Oblivion

Bethesda has released seven soundtracks from their lineup of role-playing games, shooters, and everything in between on iTunes. Fans can now purchase the soundtracks for Dishonored, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Rage, and the last three Elder Scrolls titles, Morrowind, Skyrim, and Oblivion. Perfect for those days when you want your commute to feel a bit more like the journey into a post-apocalyptic, mutant-filled wasteland that you wish it was.

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Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials DLC now available for consoles, PC

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Dunwall City Trials DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 2

It’s time to once again traipse through the alleys and over the rooftops of the grand city of Dunwall with the release of Dunwall City Trials DLC for Dishonored. Now available for 360, PC, and PS3, the $4.99/400 MS Point pack includes 10 challenge maps and three events: arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge also has its own global leaderboard.

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Dishonored DLC Dunwall City Trials gameplay trailer released

Bethesda has released a new gameplay trailer for Dunwall City Trials, the first of three DLC packs planned for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored. The pack will include 10 challenge maps and feature three events: arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge will also have its own global leaderboard. Players will be able to put their skills to the test on December 11 when Dunwall City Trials launches for 360, PC, and PS3 for $4.99/400 MS Points.

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Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials going live on December 11

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Dunwall City Trials DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dunwall City Trials, the first of three DLC packs planned for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored, will be launching for 360, PC, and PS3 on December 11 for $4.99/400 MS Points. The drop will include 10 challenge maps and three events: arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge will also have its own global leaderboard.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Dishonored

(Xbox 360 Review) Dishonored

“… a brilliant combination of ideas and abilities …”

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Dishonored to get Dunwall City Trials in December, more DLC in ’13

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Dunwall City Trials DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bethesda has announced the first of three downloadable add-ons for Arkane Studios’ recently released action title Dishonored. The Dunwall City Trials pack, set to launch in December for 400 MS Point/$4.99, will include 10 challenge maps centered on arena battles, drop assassinations, and time trials. Each challenge will also have its own global leaderboard.

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Dishonored now available in stores, online for consoles and PC

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

After crawling, stabbing, and immolating its way out of pressing, Arkane Studios’ Dishonored is now on store shelves. The first-person supernatural shooter features betrayed assassin Corvo seeking revenge against those who double-crossed him. Players are able to mix sword fighting with gunplay and magic as they make their way across a dystopian world, where every decision has a consequence that affects their ending. Personally, I let the future worry about itself and enjoy present by sicking plague-infected rats on people. But to each their own.

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Arkane Studios to host Dishonored midnight launch event

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Creative Kills Trailer - Screenshot 3

Gamers in the Austin, Texas area will have a chance to meet members of Arkane Studios tonight at a special might launch event for Dishonored. The team will be on-hand to meet fans and sign copies at the GameStop in the Arboretum at Great Hills, starting at 10:00 pm. The game will go on sale at 12:01 am, but it will pay to get there early because giveaways begin at 10 and team members will also hand out special themed masks to the first 45 people in line. Additional details are available below.

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Dishonored design process detailed in new End Game video

Arkane Studios has released another entry in their video series detailing the development of their upcoming first-person shooter Dishonored. The latest video, End Game, details what it was like to see the development process progress from the early stages of concept art and ideas to a later, more fully realized state as the world and characters take shape.

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