True story: my initial reaction to the Dishonored 2 reveal last week was, embarrassingly, ‘who is Emily?’ I had apparently forgotten a good chunk of Dishonored since its release in 2012. So, here’s me freshing up on the game before the sequel comes out.
It is such a joy to watch one of the best Dishonored players in the world perform incredible feats of murder.
We knew it was coming, but still, it was nice to see a trailer: there’s a second Dishonored, and this one has you playing as two characters, both of whom appeared in the first game. One is Corvo, who we’re all familiar with. The other is Emily Kaldwin, the Princess orphaned in the intro to Dishonored. Who as you can… »
Dishonored is getting a remake for PS4 and Xbox One, Bethesda just announced. It’s called Dishonored: Definitive Edition and it’ll be out this fall. »
An accidental open mic broadcasting live to Bethesda’s Twitch stream picked up a discussion about Dishonored 2 being presented during the company’s E3 press conference. Ooops. »
There are few things in video games as hypnotic as watching a very good Dishonored player go about their business. »
Fifty quid says Queen Victoria is a Templar. Empress of India seems like a Templar-y thing to be, and the history books have it that at least eight people tried to off her. I'm placing another twenty on Jack the Ripper turning out to be at once a nice guy and a flawlessly animated woman. »
The mission seems to be going well enough; it's been tough, but you've persevered, making your way through some tense situations by avoiding the gaze of patrolling guards. You've just infiltrated the enemy base—now it's time to assassinate someone. You're hiding, maybe in the bushes or around a corner, and wham,… »
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. »
Dark Horse's just-revealed goods include new Halo and Tom Raider comics, a Dishonored art book, and laser-cut Mass Effect models: »
High-res graphics and beautiful particle effects are all well and good, but when it comes right down to it, a game's visuals live or die on art direction. And Arkane's 2012 stealth game Dishonored still has some of the best art direction around. »
One of 2012's best games is getting a special edition: starting October 8 in North America (and October 11 in Europe) you can get Dishonored and all of its DLC—including two big slices of story—for $40. »