Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Dishonored

Dishonored 2 update adds custom difficulty settings, mission select

Arkane Studios has released the second free update for Dishonored 2. The latest download adds two new features: Custom Difficulty Settings and Mission Select. The former adds over 20 sliders for players to customize their game, adjusting everything from the number of enemies who will attack simultaneously to the speed of sleep darts. It will also add Iron Mode, which features permadeath and no manual saves. Mission Select allows for any mission to be unlocked once played, with the player’s status retained from the playthrough. The patch is available for all versions.

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Dishonored 2 free update released, adds New Game Plus

An updated has gone live today adding New Game Plus to all versions of Dishonored 2. The mode allows players to use both Emily’s and Corvo’s move lists at the same time, regardless of the character they choose to re-play the campaign. In addition, players can reassign all of the Bonecharm Traits and Runes that were collected during the initial playthrough. The next free update is scheduled to launch in January, and is set to add Mission Select and Custom Difficulty.

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Dishonored 2 to get free update next week with New Game Plus

Dishonored 2’s first free game update has been announced and dated for next week. Arkane is using the update to note only improve performance but to also add a new feature. Beginning Monday, and today as part of the beta update for PC, players can access New Game Plus. In the mode, accessible once the game has been completed, players will be able to access both Corvo’s and Emily’s ability sets as well as all Bonecharm Traits and Runes found during the playthrough. Two more features were announced to be added in January, as part of the second free update: Custom Difficulty Settings and Mission Select.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Dishonored 2

“… is easily the spiritual successor to Thief 2, and I can think of no higher praise.”

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Dishonored 2 launches online, in stores for console and PC

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

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

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

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

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

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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