Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Arkane Studios

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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Bethesda parent company, ZeniMax, acquires Arkane Studios

“Founded in 1999, Arkane has offices in Lyon, France and Austin, Texas and is best known for their first title, the underground first-person role-playing game Arx Fatalis.”

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