Dishonored Is Stunning At 4K Resolution

Dishonored came out two years ago. So, you'd be forgiven for forgetting how splendid Arkane's Victorian stealth game looked. But, thanks to the glory of screenshots done up in 4K, you can marvel at the design of Dishonored all over again. » 7/10/14 9:40am 7/10/14 9:40am

Leaked E-mails Suggest Bethesda Misled Gamers About Prey 2

The rumors are true and the quotes dismissing them are misleading you. Arkane Studios is making Prey 2. Officials at the company behind the game just didn't want you to know yet. » 8/15/13 3:24pm 8/15/13 3:24pm

The Strange Prey 2 Situation

PLUS, MORE GAMING SECRETS: Sony's World War II air combat game? — Monolith and WB working on a Lord of the Rings game that'll be cross-generation? — Gas Powered Games' canceled project: Project Spark? » 8/14/13 12:30pm 8/14/13 12:30pm

Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches: The Kotaku Review

Dunwall is a hard city full of hard people—a plague-rotted concrete prison inhabited by exhausted souls who regularly seem shocked that they're still alive. » 8/13/13 5:00pm 8/13/13 5:00pm

We Hear The People Behind Dishonored Are Now Working On Prey 2

The long and strange saga of Prey 2 may have a new twist: we hear that the sci-fi shooter will be rebooted by Arkane Austin, the development studio that made Dishonored. » 5/31/13 9:30am 5/31/13 9:30am

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall: The Kotaku Review

Perhaps the most exciting part of Dishonored, the triumphant assassin game released last year by Bethesda and Arkane Studios, was the feeling we'd get when entering a new area, a new chunk of Dunwall filled with apartments to loot and guards to terrorize. » 4/18/13 8:00pm 4/18/13 8:00pm

BioShock Infinite vs. Dishonored: The Comparison We Had To Make

A beautiful city with a seamy underbelly. A girl in danger. Weird magic. Beheadings. Junk food. Am I talking about the recently-released BioShock Infinite, or am I talking about the just-updated Dishonored? Could be either one. » 4/16/13 8:00pm 4/16/13 8:00pm

The New Novel by One of the Guys Behind Dishonored Is Dark, But Not How…

Harvey Smith—who you probably know as a chief architect of Deus Ex and of last year’s hit stealth/action hybrid Dishonored—has made games about secret alien UFO labs and supernatural steampunk assassins. So you might expect a novel from the co-founder of Arkane Studios to be heavy with genre trappings and filled with… » 4/10/13 4:00pm 4/10/13 4:00pm

Here Are the 2012 Games That Developers Want to Give Awards to

Of all the video game events that happen every year, the Game Developers Choice Awards might be the ones that resonate most with game-makers. That's because they're determined by the masses of folks who make video games vote to nominate the best examples of the form from the preceding months. » 1/24/13 4:00pm 1/24/13 4:00pm

Dunwall City Trials: A Welcome Addition To Dishonored

I've been having a lot of fun with Dunwall City Trials, the first downloadable add-on to October's fantastic stealth game Dishonored. I've beaten the core game almost two times now, and while it's such a brilliant bit of design, I'd found myself hungry for new, different challenges. » 12/19/12 9:00pm 12/19/12 9:00pm

Dishonored Designer Harvey Smith Agrees: Far Cry 2 Is Awesome

He's not just responsible for one of the coolest games of the year, Dishonored designer Harvey Smith is also a man with impeccable taste. » 12/19/12 2:30pm 12/19/12 2:30pm

Skulk, Stab and Speed Through Dishonored’s Dunwall City Trials Trailer

Revenge may solve everything, according to Dishonored's marketing spiel. But it doesn't fill the burning need to teleport, slow down time or possess enemies once you've finished Arkane's masterpiece. Thankfully, DLC that lets you craft more gloriously choreographed kills hits next week. Get your glimpse of the… » 12/06/12 11:00am 12/06/12 11:00am

Looks Like We'll Be Getting More Dishonored Games, For Better Or For…

It warms my disease-ridden, whale-oil tainted heart to hear that the wonderful Dishonored was a financial success for its publisher Bethesda. In this age of sequels and iron-sights, games this original, smart and flat-out good don't come around that often. » 11/28/12 8:00pm 11/28/12 8:00pm

The Slickest, Sickest Dishonored Killing Spree I've Ever Seen

You know how you can play Dishonored either violently or stealthily? I tended to opt for stealth, even though I liked how fun the game was when things got action-packed. » 11/22/12 7:00pm 11/22/12 7:00pm

The Beautiful Hidden Paintings Of Dishonored

There's no question that Dishonored has great art. But in addition to Viktor Antonov's wonderful visual design direction and Sebastien Mitton's art direction, the game also has a lot of great art. As in, there are some really cool paintings in the game? Okay, you get it. » 10/23/12 6:00pm 10/23/12 6:00pm

Dishonored's Art Director Talks Inspiration, Cut Levels

I know, we've looked at Dishonored once already here on Fine Art, but today is a little different, because we not only have some images from quite literally the game's drawing board stage, but also some commentary on them from Sebastien Mitton, Arkane's art director. » 10/18/12 11:00pm 10/18/12 11:00pm

As You Play Dishonored, Don't Forget To Listen To Your Heart

There are voices
that want to be heard;
so much to mention
but you can't find the words.
The scent of magic,
the beauty that's been,
When Dunwall wasn't
a stinking deathtrap!
» 10/16/12 7:00pm 10/16/12 7:00pm

Harvey Smith Has Mixed Feelings About Whether There Should Be A …

Have you played Dishonored yet? The folks who made it wrote out a great deal of lore to flesh out the game's steampunky, alt-fiction, whale-filled world. So it stands to reason that they might want to make a sequel. » 10/12/12 10:40am 10/12/12 10:40am