The Backlog Volume 15 – Dishonored

October 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Platform: PS3[reviewed], Xbox 360, PC Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Developer: Arkane Studios Genre(s): Action-adventure, Stealth Released: October 9, 2012 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Welcome back once again boys and girls, and welcome back to The Backlog. Time has not been my friend lately, thus limiting my gaming time the last couple of weeks and thus delaying my review for this installment of The Backlog. Today we will be looking into the latest offering from Bethesda and Arkane Studios, Dishonored. Dishonored is a first person, action-adventure game that can be played in a stealth [...]

Review: Dishonored (PC)

October 10, 2012 // 5 Comments

Dishonored (PC [Reviewed], Playstation 3, Xbox 360) Developer: Arkane Studios Publisher: Bethesda Genre(s): First Person RPG/FPS Sim Released: October 9, 2012 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Arkane Studios consists of veterans from the Deus Ex series, Half life series, Thief games and has been 3 years in the making and I’m happy to report the wait was well worth it. It would have been huge shock and arguably one of the biggest letdowns in gaming in years had it not been given the pedigree of the talent that created this game. I’m a huge fan of these kinds of games and I’m thrilled to [...]

Our Three Most Wanted Games of Fall 2012

October 8, 2012 // 3 Comments

* This article looks best in a full browser window. Mobile users, sorry it may not appear correctly. It’s a very image heavy article. We’re in the second week of October already, which means the Fall gaming season is already underway. This season is absolutely stacked with huge releases and a console launch by Nintendo. For us gamers, there is a ton of stuff to be excited for this season and that means hurting wallets and crying bank accounts. The above banner features the box art for 10 games coming out over the next two months, but even that is just a small sample of [...]

Choose Your Path to Revenge In This Interactive Dishonored Trailer

October 4, 2012 // 1 Comment

It’s the week of the interactive trailer for games that come out October 9th apparently. Earlier this week we had the epic XCOM interactive trailer that basically served as a demo tutorial, and today Bethesda has released an interactive trailer for Dishonored titled “Path to Revenge.” There’s a branch in this trailer that allows for a non-violent playthrough, which is how I want to actually play the game.  The trailer is best played in full screen. Dishonored is arriving in stores this coming Tuesday, October 9th, for PC, PS3, and Xbox [...]

Dishonored Goes Gold!

September 28, 2012 // 3 Comments

Today is a joyous day for the fine folks at Arkane Studios and Bethesda, as the publisher announced today on their blog that Dishonored has gone gold. After more than three years of development, 30+ versions of the game (accounting for different languages, countries, and platforms) are ready for release. Huge congrats to Arkane’s Lyon and Austin offices, as well as everyone else involved with the project. We also send along our congratulations to the team who have been working on the game for the past three years. We’ll know in 11 days how good the game is, but everything we’ve [...]
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