Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Arkane Studios

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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QuakeCon 2012 pre-registation starts today

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QuakeCon 2012 attendees looking to pre-register will be able to log in tonight at 7:00 p.m. (CST). As always, QuakeCon is free, but for those who want some extras, there are a limited number of premium packages that offer additional items to take away from the event. Details can be found below, but they range between $30 to $50 and are limited, the lowest to 350 and highest to 1,500, with items ranging from a Dishonored tallboy T-shirt to “fast-pass” access to panels and other events.

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Arkane and Bethesda reveal new screenshots, art for Dishonored

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Bethesda has sent along some new shots from Arkane Studios’ upcoming first-person action title, Dishonored. The Arx Fatalis developer’s latest will put players in the shoes of a supernatural assassin who will be able to utilize weapons, gadgets, and special powers in their quest for (bloody) revenge.

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Dishonored – official site a go, screenshots released

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The curtains have been pulled back a bit more from Arx Fatalis developer Arkane Studios’ upcoming action title, Dishonored. In addition to the new shots, Bethesda also announced the launch of the game’s official site.

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QuakeCon 2011 – full schedule now available

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John Carmack’s Annual Keynote kicking off QuakeCon 2011 has already been announced, as have a number of other speakers and presenters. Today Bethesda and id have released the entire line-up for the upcoming event, which includes information on all the panels and panelists, such as Kevin Cloud (id), Abbie Heppe (Respawn), Julien Roby (Arkane), and Ryan Schneider (Insomniac). Check below for all of the details.

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Bethesda announces Arkane Studios’ Dishonored

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Bethesda Softworks has announced that Arkane Studios is currently working on a new first-person action title, Dishonored. Raphael Colantonio, lead designer on Arx Fatalis, and Harvey Smith, lead designer on Deus Ex and most recently on BlackSite: Area 51, are serving as co-creative directors in what will be the studio’s first release since its acquisition by ZeniMax. Dishonored is currently scheduled to ship in 2012 for the 360, PC, and PS3.

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