Arkane Studios‘ newest stealth-action titled Dishonored receives a new debut trailer today, courtesy of Bethesda Softworks.
The game takes place in a 17th century whaling town by the name of Dunwall. With much of the town relying upon advanced technology and machines that couldn’t possibly have existed in their time, the game gives off a sort of steampunk vibe. With the dystopian setting and technology, Dishonored as a whole gives off a feeling wholly reminiscent of BioShock‘s Rapture City; perhaps in part due to Arkane Studios‘ work as design assistance for BioShock 2.
Dishonored is already shaping up to be one of my favorite IPs of the year, so stay tuned for more news and coverage as it develops.
Dishonored casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. You are the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress. Framed for her murder, you become an infamous assassin, known only by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card. In a time of uncertainty, when the city is being besieged by plague and ruled by an oppressive government armed with strange technologies, dark forces conspire to bestow upon you abilities beyond those of any common man.
In Dishonored, creatively eliminate your targets with the flexible combat system as you combine the numerous supernatural abilities, weapons and unusual gadgets at your disposal. Pursue your enemies under the cover of darkness or ruthlessly attack them head on with weapons drawn. The outcome of each mission plays out based on the choices you make.
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ESRB RATING PENDING: May contain content inappropriate for children. Visit www.esrb.org for rating information.