Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Arkane Studios

Dishonored now available in stores, online for consoles and PC

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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

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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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Dishonored shows its sneaky side in The Study of Stealth trailer

Bethesda has already showcased Dishonored’s supernatural side and strange arsenal, and now they are focusing on the tools and powers available to those who prefer the shadows in the new The Study of Stealth trailer.

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Dishonored goes for the jugular in new Creative Kills trailer

Bethesda has released another video for Arkane Studios’ upcoming first-person action title Dishonored. This trailer, titled Creative Kills, focuses on the intertwining of the supernatural and technological as the assassin takes out his enemies using otherworldly powers and good old-fashioned guns and gadgets.

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New trailer shows off some of Dishonored’s daring escapes

Bethesda has released some new footage from Arkane Studios’ upcoming first-person shooter, Dishonored. Titled ‘Daring Escapes,’ the clip covers three of the more supernatural methods that players have to escape pursuing enemies: Blink, Bend Time, and Possession.

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John Carmack keynote address to kick off QuakeCon 2012

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QuakeCon 2012, id and Bethesda’s upcoming celebration of all things fragging (and recently, role-playing), will begin with a keynote address from John Carmack. A handful of the planned panels were also announced, including The Game of Making Games and Designing Multiplayer Games That Last, with such panelists as Marty Stratton from id Software, Ted Price, President and CEO of Insomniac Games, as well as Chet Faliszek and Tom Leonard from Valve Software.

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E3 2012 – Bethesda: Dawnguard, TES Online, Dishonored, and more

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Bethesda made their major announcements prior to E3, but that doesn’t mean that they didn’t have plenty to show. The studio released several new screenshots from their upcoming lineup, including The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard expansion (360, PC, and PS3), The Elder Scrolls Online (Mac, PC), Doom 3 BFG Edition (360, PC, PS3), and Dishonored (360, PC, PS3).

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Dishonored release date, box art revealed

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Bethesda has sent word that their fellow ZeniMax-owned cohort Arkane Studios is set to release their upcoming action title, Dishonored, on October 9. The first-person shooter features the exploits of Corvo, a supernatural assassin who was once in the service of the Empress’ guard but has since been framed for her murder.

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New screenshots released for Arkane Studios’ Dishonored

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The Dishonored train rolls along as Arkane Studios’ upcoming shooter nears completion. The newest shots show off some more of the environments, enemies, and powers. To see some more of what’s in store, mosey on over to this post for an earlier batch of screenshots.

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