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Deathloop

Deathloop Review: Deja vu, I’ve just been in this place before

September 13, 2021

Deathloop is a brand new IP from Arkane Studios, the team behind Dishonored and Prey. Arkane makes “immersive sims,” a school of game design that considers player agency to be of paramount importance. Whatever idea the player might have, in whatever way they choose to tackle an objective, the game should accommodate for it. This […]

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All the trailers from today’s PlayStation State of Play

July 9, 2021

We’ve rounded up all the trailers from today’s PlayStation State of Play broadcast in one convenient place! There were some surprise announcements, like a sequel to beloved PSVR hit Moss and new looks at previously announced titles like Lost Judgment. However, Sony saved the best for last with a nine-minute look at Arkane Studios’ upcoming […]

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Redfall

New Arkane game Redfall an Xbox exclusive

June 14, 2021

The next game from Arkane Studios is Redfall. It’s a 4-player co-operative multiplayer game in the vein of Left 4 Dead, except instead of zombies you’ll be battling vampires. Because this is an Arkane game, it’s fair to assume that level construction and player agency will be core facets of Redfall‘s design. Arkane is known […]

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Deathloop

Deathloop Preview: Aw sh**, here we go again

May 20, 2021

With the just-released Returnal proving popular among players and critics, Arkane Studios is preparing Deathloop, a timeloop shooter of its own. The era of the AAA rougelike, it seems, is upon us. Groundhog day Deathloop is a first-person immersive-sim shooter heavily inspired by the blaxploitation cinema of the 1970’s. In the game, hero Cole Vahn […]

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review: Sisters of battle

July 30, 2019

Let’s face it. The release of Wolfenstein: Youngblood has been predictably depressing. Angry men whining that the game has a SJW agenda. Angry men whining that it’s putting politics in their gaming. Angry men just being, you know. Angry men. And 2019 is peak angry internet man season, let’s be real. Parcel out a gleaming […]

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Games Review: Prey: Mooncrash (PS4, 2018): Giant Steps Are What You Take

July 4, 2018

The surprise release of Prey: Mooncrash flew under radar at E3, buried among hype for the next Elder Scrolls, the bombastic Rage 2, and Starfield among other brilliant announcements. The original title has often been similarly ignored, and considering it was a strong early contender for game of the year in 2017, it’s high time […]

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Games Review: Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (PC, 2017) is a solid final chapter with no new ideas

September 21, 2017

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider takes former-apprentice assassin Billie Lurk, a character the series has heretofore considered little more than a side-kick, and catapults her into the spotlight as a lead. The final game in the current Dishonored series hands Billie an unenviable task — find and kill the Outsider.

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E3 2017: Dishonored sneaks back into your heart with ‘Death of the Outsider’

June 12, 2017

Dishonored 2 hit consoles last year proving to be a critical success. Developer, Arkane Studios, aims to keep this up with its new standalone title, Death of the Outsider. The trailer depicts the notorious Billie Lurk freeing her mentor and legendary assassin Daud, as they plan to pull off one of the most daring assassinations […]

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Video Games Review: Prey: (PS4, 2017) In Space, Nobody Can Hear You

May 8, 2017

There’s nothing quite like the fear and paranoia that Prey induces the moment you step into a room of the vast Talos I station. The tension I felt while playing Prey was palpable, thanks in no small part to the edge-of-your-seat atmosphere the game builds. Through the combination of a haunting score, brilliant level design […]

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Hands-On With Prey: Our First Impressions

February 15, 2017

From the moment you step foot into the life of Morgan Yu, you enter a world both new and familiar. Prey draws easy and obvious parallels to Arkane Studios’ award-winning Dishonored series, but with its brilliantly unsettling atmosphere and mind-bending opening level, it presents something unique and altogether exciting.

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Good Morning, Morgan: What we know about Prey

February 7, 2017

Announced at E3 2016 as a reboot of the 2006 original, Prey burst back onto the gaming scene, and looks like it intends to make a big splash. The original Prey, which released on the Xbox 360 and PC back in 2006, was an interesting take on the then-current trend of shooters to say the […]

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Prey gets new trailer, worldwide release date

January 27, 2017

Bethesda and Arkane Studios’ upcoming reboot of supernatural shooter Prey has just dropped a brand new gameplay trailer, and unveiled its worldwide release date. Mid year is starting to look very, very interesting.

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New Prey trailer looks like a cross between Dishonored and BioShock

December 3, 2016

Arkane Studio’s revival of Prey got a new trailer during The Game Awards last night, its first since its E3 2016 reveal, as well as a promise from the developer that the game would launch in Spring (that’s Autumn for us here in Aus) next year.

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Video Games Review: Dishonored 2 (PS4, 2016)

November 22, 2016

I was in the minority when the original Dishonored came out back in 2012. When it seemed like the entire world was throwing roses at the game’s feet, I found it to be a competent if uninspired homage to the Thief series with a few superpowers thrown in. Dishonored 2 is certainly a better game than its predecessor in many ways, […]

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Get Dishonored 2 a day early; watch the new gameplay trailer

September 30, 2016

Bethesda and Arkane Studios have released an impressive new Dishonored 2 Gameplay trailer entitled Kill the Grand Inventor, which shows off some of Emily Kaldwin’s brand new supernatural powers. The studio has also announced that anyone who places a pre-order for Dishonored 2 will receive the game a day before the official worldwide release.  The gameplay trailer gives fans a taste of what […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Check out this brand new art from Dishonored 2

September 20, 2016

With Dishonored 2 only a month-and-change away, the glimpses we’re getting of the game are becoming more and more enticing — from Korvo and Emily’s stealth and combat prowess, the world and, now, art. Hit the jump for your first look at the art of Karnaca, the city in which Dishonored 2 is set.

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E3 2016: Arkane finally shows us some Dishonored 2 gameplay

June 13, 2016

Like last year, this year’s Bethesda press conference at E3 had one specific game it wanted to talk about. Dishonored 2 has been in development at Arkane for a while now and fans itching for a taste of the gameplay have been treated to a buffet.

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