Dishonored (PC/PS3/360) From Arkane Studios and being published...

Dishonored (PC/PS3/360)

From Arkane Studios and being published by Bethesda, Dishonored takes you on a first-person stealth driven journey through a world that cobbles elements from the past, present, and future into one steampunk mess.

The Empress, the woman your protagonist Corvo is life-sworn to protect, is dead and the authorities are jabbing a finger your way.  Using cunning, espionage, a mixed bag of gadgets, and a wee bit of the supernatural, Corvo can carve himself a path of relentless revenge or leave every single one of Dishonored’s enemies – right down to the bosses – injured but breathing.

Gameplay smacks with the essence of industry peers like Deus Ex (which shouldn’t be surprising given that this game’s lead designer had a hand in that title), but the unique style certainly draws the eye.  That uniqueness may just help Dishonored leave a mark when it arrives later this year, especially when like fare such as Bioshock Infinite threaten to hog the limelight.

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