Dishonored set for October 9, 2012 Release

Bethesda today announced that Dishonored, the supernatural assassin action game under development at Arkane Studios, will be available in North America on October 9, 2012 and throughout Europe on October 12, 2012.

“We are pleased that Dishonored has captured people’s attention,” said Vlatko Andonov, president of Bethesda Softworks. “We are looking forward to sharing lots more information about the game leading up to its launch in October, and having a hands-on build of Dishonored in our booth at E3!”

Dishonored is set in Dunwall, an industrial whaling city where steampunk- inspired technology and otherworldly forces coexist in the shadows. You are Corvo, the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress who has been murdered. Framed for the crime, you become an infamous assassin, known by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card. In a time of uncertainty, when the city is besieged by plague and ruled by a corrupt government armed with frightening technologies, dark forces bestow supernatural abilities upon you – but at what cost? The truth behind your betrayal is as murky as the waters surrounding the city, and the life you once had is gone forever.

Creatively eliminate your enemies with Dishonored’s flexible combat system as you combine supernatural abilities with weapons and gadgets at your disposal. Pursue your targets under the cover of darkness or boldly attack them head on with weapons drawn. The outcome of each mission plays out based on the choices you make.

Source: Press Release

Written by: Oly - Senior PR Manager

  1. #1 by pedrolabate on May 10th, 2012 [ 39949 Points ]

    This is a game I’m very excited about. All the concepts seem pretty awesome, hope it turns out great.

  2. #2 by Kane112 on May 10th, 2012 [ 35672 Points ]

    “supernatural assassin action game” interested already

  3. #3 by hobbes on May 11th, 2012 [ 30486 Points ]

    this game looks interesting, way too many in my backlog though, with starhawk and Borderlands still to come this year…

  4. #4 by wolfkin on May 11th, 2012 [ 6633 Points ]

    @hobbes i hear you. i really want to muster up excitement for this but man… just SO much backlog.

  5. #5 by Darklurkr23 on May 12th, 2012 [ 30461 Points ]

    Steampunk’s just all had heart attacks XD There really aren’t enough steam punk games 😀

  6. #6 by Isli on May 14th, 2012 [ 74635 Points ]

    I’m skeptical, but I’ll at least keep it on my radar.

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