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Dishonored 2 Playable For The Public at EGX 2016

At the UK’s biggest games event in September, the highly anticipated first-person action game from Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks Dishonored 2 will be playable for the first time ever in the world to the public at EGX.

The event is taking place at EGX from the 22 – 25 of September at Birmingham’s NEC – and Hackinformer will be there too.

“We’re thrilled that Bethesda has chosen EGX as the venue to bring Dishonored 2 to consumers for the first time,” said EGX Managing Director, David Lilley. “It’s a further demonstration of the growing importance of EGX on the global stage.”

Sebastien Mitton, Art Director at Arkane Studios will be there hosting a developer session on the 22 at 4PM BST. The developer session will also be streaming on the EGX Twitch channel where he will be discussing his artistic approach regarding the highly anticipated title.”

Play your way in a world where mysticism and industry collide. Will you choose to play as Empress Emily Kaldwin or the Royal Protector, Corvo Attano? Will you stalk your way through the game unseen, make full use of its brutal combat system, or use a blend of both? How will you combine your character’s unique set of powers, weapons and gadgets to eliminate your enemies? The story responds to your choices, leading to intriguing outcomes, as you play through each of the game’s hand-crafted missions.” 

Dishonored 2 is scheduled for worldwide release on November 11 for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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Titan Publisher Releasing Dishonored Comics & Novel Tie-Ins To Dishonored 2

Bethesda Softworks  and Titan Comics have announced that they will be releasing a Dishonored miniseries and a prose novel series tie-in before the official release of Dishonored 2 on November 11 for the PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One which had been first announced at E3 last year. The comic is going to start with its release on August 3 to span over a four monthly issue release as the rest are set to debut on September 7, September 28 and October 19 with the full collection to be available in stores November 29.

The four issue series is to be written by Gordon Rennie who is most notable for his work White Trash and 2000 AD and Andrea Olimpieri whilst Illustrations are going to be commissioned by Marcelo Maiolo notable for his work on Batman Beyond and Old Man Logan.

Titan’s description of the series reads:

“The city of Dunwall; whaling capital of Gristol and industrial hub of the Empire of the Isles. Twelve years have passed since Corvo Attano scuppered the Lord Regent’s duplicitous plot against the crown and cleared his name of the Empress Jessamine’s murder”

“Now a little older and perhaps a little wiser, Corvo sets his sights on the future and securing an apprentice to continue his legacy. But when confronted by an impossible face from his past, the supernaturally-gifted assassin finds himself drawn once again into an otherworldly conspiracy, one that threatens to shake the very foundations of his ancient city.” 

The prose novel series commencing with Dishonored – The Corroded Man will be released later this year in September time and is to be written by Adam Christopher (The Shield, LA Trilogy and The Burning Dark). The novel follows the events of Dishonored that was released back in 2012 that aims to fill in the blanks between the first and second game.

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Dishonored 2 is slated to release worldwide on Friday, November 11 2016 for the Xbox One, PS4 computer entertainment system and PC. Play your way as a supernatural assassin in a world where mysticism and industry collide. Will you choose to play as Empress Emily Kaldwin or the royal protector, Corvo Attano? Will you make your way through the game unseen, make full use of its brutal combat system, or use a blend of both? How will you combine your character’s unique set of powers, weapons and gadgets to eliminate your enemies? The story responds to your choices, leading to intriguing outcomes

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Dishonored 2 Officially Announced plus Dishonored: Definitive Edition Coming in August for PS4, Xbox One and PC

For the first time ever, Bethesda held its own E3 conference, and boy was it filled with an insurmountable level of awe. From Elder Scrolls Online to Fallout 4, the most outstanding announcement, even though it had been leaked last week, was that of Dishonored 2.

“Explore a world unlike any other as either Emily Kaldwin or Corvo Attano – both powerful assassins with their own unique set of supernatural abilities, weapons and unusual gadgets. Define your own playstyle by blending immsersive first-person action, assassination, stealth, mobility and the game’s brutal combat system. Combine the tools at your disposal to creatively eliminate your enemies whether you choose to pursue them unseen or ruthlessly attack head on with weapons drawn. Show no mercy and leave chaos in your wake or find a more subtle way to eliminate your targets. More than ever the choices you make will determine the outcome of each mission, and ultimately the game.

Dishonored 2 is set 15 years after the Lord Regent has been vanquished and the dreaded Rat Plague has passed into history. An otherwordly usurper has seized the throne from Empress Emily Kaldwin, leaving the fate of the Isles hanging in the balance. As either Emily Kaldwin or Corvo Attano, travel beyond the legendary streets of Dunwall to Karnaca – a once – dazzling coastal city that holds the key to restoring Emily to power. Armed with the mark of the Outsider and powerful new supernatural abilities, hunt down your enemies and forever alter the fate of the Empire.”

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Here’s your first look at the official trailer:

Arkane Studios showcasing the sequel to their 2012 stealth-action game, had debuted the official CGI trailer. The trailer showed a stealth-like Corvo, however to our surprise was actually Emily Kaldwin. The details of the games release is scheduled for 2016, however there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Arkane Studios have announced a Dishonored: Definitive Edition, which includes all the DLC for the PS4 and Xbox One. The game is highly recommended, especially if you haven’t actually played the first one, or even if you want to just relive the game in all its glory on the current generation graphics capabilities.

The studio announced that Dishonored: Definitive Edition will launch at a later date this year. August 25 in North America and August 28 in Europe at €40/£30/$40.

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Here is a full list of details with the contents of the Definitive version

  • The Knife of Dunwall

In The Knife of Dunwall, take on the role of Daud, the legendary assassin who killed the Empress. After assassinating the Empress, and forever changing the fate of Dunwall, you embark on a search for redemption. Gain access to Daud’s new weapons, gadgets and supernatural abilities as you traverse through parts of Dunwall yet unseen, including the city’s whaling center, Rothwild Slaughterhouse, and the heavily guarded Legal District.

  • The Brigmore Witches

Continue your journey as the legendary assassin, Daud, in The Brigmore Witches. This conclusion to Daud’s story will put you at odds with warring gang factions and the dangerous Brigmore witch coven. Journey through undiscovered locales within Dunwall, including Drapers Ward and the Brigmore Manor, where you will be met with supernatural forces that test the limits of your new weapons and abilities.

  • Dunwall City Trials

In Dunwall City Trials, experience Dishonored’s flexible combat system, stealth game play, and distinct settings in a whole new way as you make your way through 10 distinct maps that feature a variety of challenges. Put your stealth, combat and mobility skills to the test as your clear demeaning objective, unlock new achievements and secrets, and climb up the global online leaderboards.

  • Void Walker’s Arsenal

With the Void Walker’s Arsenal add-on pack, gain access to four content bundles previously available only through pre-ordering Dishonored. These bundles offer unique character bonuses, additional bone charm slots and more.

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