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Dishonored's Corvo goes on a live action killing spree


With great powers come total carnage
Apr 05
Dishonored's combination of magic and weaponry made for a perfect mixture of making you feel like a total overpowered badass. Stringing together kills all while teleporting around levels like your Nightcrawler from the opening of X-Men 2 can be thrilling, but you probably want to make sure you're not about to kill anyone important while on your spree. read
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The three mission DLC has more sandboxes to play in
Shortly after launch, Dishonored sprung some mini-DLC on us with the Trials of Dunwall challenge pack. But fans wanted so much more than that. They wanted full sandboxes, more story, and more of the world to explore... read feature

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Game of the Year et al.

Journey kills at the Game Developers Choice Awards


More than half of the awards, including Game of the Year
Mar 28
Game of the Year, Innovation Award, Best Audio, Best Game Design, Best Visual Arts, Best Downloadable Game. That’s 6 out of 11 total awards, and the game was ineligible for two of them (and I’m still not sure why ... read
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Dishonored's initial plan

Dishonored was originally to be set in medieval Japan


Don't call it steampunk. Or do, but it's not meant to be.
Mar 28
Arkane Studios’ Sebastien Mitton gave a talk at GDC in which he revealed the warmly received Dishonored was originally set to take place in medieval Japan. Mitton continued, “We thought medieval Japan was not goo... read
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Single-player lives

Single-player games still alive says Dishonored dev


All this negativity is just a phase
Mar 27
With so many online multiplayer games such as Halo and Call of Duty becoming successful franchises, console online gaming really took off this generation. In doing so, the demise of single-player games has become a hot topic ... read
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Dishonored

Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall DLC out April 16


Step into the murderous boots of Daud
Mar 13
Bethesda has today announced the second bag of add-on content for Dishonored, titled The Knife of Dunwall, is slated for a worldwide April 16 release date. It'll be available for systems across the board, enjoying release on ... read
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Awards

Journey wins big at the BAFTA Game Awards


The Walking Dead and Unfinished Swan win two awards each
Mar 06
Looks like the folks at thatgamecompany might need a new trophy cabinet after Journey picked up five BAFTA Game Awards last night at the ceremony in London. The PlayStation Network title won awards for Artistic Achievement, A... read
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Dishonored's 'Dunwall City Trials' DLC gets a trailer


Complete with a rap and everything!
Dec 06
Dishonored is one of those games that's mesmerizing to watch someone play well, and this trailer for the impending Dunwall City Trials add-on is no different. Releasing across all platforms on December 11, the downloadable c... read
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Bethesda: Dishonored sales 'exceeding expectations'


Success paves way for franchise
Nov 27
Bethesda has told Destructoid that Dishonored, the critically acclaimed stealth-action title released last month, is performing above sales expectations, and the publisher is definitely pleased. While it declined to reveal ac... read
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Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials DLC coming December 11


Ten challenge maps and new Achievements
Nov 27
Bethesda has announced that Dishonored will be getting its first downloadable content offering on December 11. Dunwall City Trials is a series of ten challenge maps designed to test you on stealth, combat, and agility.  ... read
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Dishonored has three bits of DLC on the way


Bethesda announces expansion content for murder simulator
Oct 25
More content will be coming for Dishonored, according to Bethesda. They've confirmed plans for three expansion products, the first arriving in December. "Dunwall City Trials" will include ten challenges for players to attempt... read
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Dishonored region-locked in Russia, just like Borderlands


Bethesda acts without honor
Oct 12
Eastern European gamers are being diddled again, this time by Bethesda. Hot off the heels of Borderlands 2's controversial Russian-version region lock, it's become apparent that Dishonored is also using a locked version in Ea... read
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Here's how to customize Dishonored's FOV even more


Oct 09
Some people have specific tastes when it comes to their field of view in games. Being able to customize this setting from within a menu is always appreciated, but it's still not something I would expect to see in every major ... read
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XCOM or Dishonored? YOU MUST CHOOSE ONE!


Two hot games, one launch day
Oct 09
If there's one thing my Twitter feed has been telling me this week, it's that gamers are desperately choosing between XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Dishonored, two good looking games that, in their own ways, stand out among the gen... read
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Honor before glory
It seems that once or twice a year we get some new intellectual property demolishing the idea that only sequels perform well, shaking up the market in some exciting way. Despite having no big franchise name attached, it catch... read feature

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Dishonored: The Hand that Feeds


Sep 26
Bethesda and Arkane Studios have released the second part of their series of shorts, Tales from Dunwall, fleshing out the intriguing setting of Dishonored. Where the first short, "The Awakening", revealed the origins of an&n... read
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The freedom of Dishonored


Sep 13
With Dishonored almost upon us, Arkane Studios have a third developer diary out which will no doubt cause you to salivate to such a degree that you drown, and are unable to play. How cruel. This one is all about choice, cons... read
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Latest Dishonored developer diary is all about immersion


Sep 12
Arkane Studios has pulled the curtain back once again on Dishonored through an always welcome developer diary, this time talking about immersion in the game. It starts out with the title's Visual Design Director, Viktor Anto... read
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Kill some rats in free iOS game Dishonored: Rat Assassin


Aug 31
At long last, killing vermin in my rat infested storage unit I sleep in is going to pay off! Rat Assassin is kind of like Fruit Ninja instead you are slicing rats, not fruit -- the story of my life. If the idea nauseates you... read
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New video highlights the basics of stealth in Dishonored


Aug 23
While quite a bit more straightforward than the recent "Creative Kills" trailer, this video highlights stealth gameplay, a major element of Dishonored. You'll be able to visualize enemies' lines of sight and, unless I'm mist... read
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Josh Holloway's six-pack abs aren't in Dishonored so STFU


Aug 06
Dishonored has one hell of a voice cast but Lost's Josh Holloway is not on the bill. Due to some confusion over this on other news sites, Dishonored co-director Harvey Smith cleared this up for us (as well as BethBlog's Twitt... read
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These new Dishonored screens will disturb you


Aug 05
We got hold of some new images for the upcoming Dishonored, including some rather disturbing ones from the Lady Boyle mission I recently previewed. That baby mask is really something. I'm glad I didn't come across it during m... read
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Dishonored's voice cast includes Susan Sarandon and more


Aug 03
There's plenty to be excited about for Arkane Studios' Dishonored; now you can add the game's voice cast to that list, assuming award-winning actors are who you want bringing game characters to life. First up is Susan Sarando... read
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[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] For a game as rich with ideas and exc... read feature

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Blame Steven Spielberg for The Crossing's cancellation


Jun 27
In a decision made out of desperation and geek enthusiasm, developer Arkane Studios (Dishonored) abandoned its groundbreaking The Crossing to work on filmmaker Steven Spielberg's EA game LMNO, in late 2008. In a recent interv... read
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The PC version of Dishonored will have its own interface


Jun 20
With the gap between consoles and PCs as wide as it is right now, it's become quite obvious when the power of the latter isn't leveraged effectively for multiplatform games. Worse yet are ports that can't be bothered to offer... read
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Oh boy! Dishonored has five different pre-order bonuses


Jun 01
You know, I'm getting quite tired of all these exclusive pre-orders at every single retailer for every new game that comes out. It becomes a hassle if you pick a crappy one, because then you have to wait a couple months to pu... read
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A couple weeks ago, I went to one of Bethesda's preview events where they have fancy sandwiches and water with lemons in it. This time, it was to take a look at Dishonored. I've heard a lot of people compare the game to Assa... read feature

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Locked up for a crime you did not commit, and accused of killing the empress you swore to protect, you are left to rot in prison for your unjust conviction. Your only saving grace is an amoral mystical being who endows you wi... read feature

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Dishonored unleashed a debut trailer full of Stilt Police


Apr 17
We've seen some very pretty screenshots of Bethesda's Dishonored, but so far, nothing in motion. Those hoping for gameplay footage will be disappointed, since this is a CG trailer, but it's still pretty exciting stuff. Check... read
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Dishonored is looking diabolically delicious


Mar 19
Bethesda today unleashed some new screenshots for Arkane Studios' unique steampunk shooter, Dishonored. Decadence and devilry rule the roost in this selection of very nice looking images.  There's some concept art as wel... read
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It's a strange time to be a PC gamer. With fewer high-profile exclusives, it has become a glorified Xbox 360. Thanks to efforts from developers and publishers, it's a superior 360 where draw distance, anti-aliasing, and frame... read feature







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