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What is it about “idle hands”? We’ve been receiving some stunning Dishonored fan art over the past few weeks.
Recently on Vine, Arkane’s Harvey Smith received a video showing off a functional switchblade sword that Corvo would be jealous of.
See more after the break…
Like a traditional Tarot deck, the package includes 78 cards, as well as instructions to play one of Dunwall’s most popular card games, The Game of Nancy. If you already have the Tarot Deck released with the original release of the game, the new Tarot deck features 13 all-new cards. New cards include memorable characters from Dishonored’s add-ons — including Delilah, Billie Lurk, and Lizzy Stride.
If you missed Dishonored or any of its amazing content, we’re happy to announce that we will release Dishonored Game of the Year Edition in North America on Tuesday, October 8th.
Developed by Arkane Studios, Edge Online’s 2012 Studio of the Year, Dishonored is an immersive first-person action game that casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. With Dishonored’s flexible combat system, creatively eliminate your targets as you combine the 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.
CONTENT INCLUDED (IN ADDITION TO THE ORIGINAL GAME)
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 gameplay, 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 you clear demanding objectives, 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.
Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition will be available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for $39.99 / 39.99 € / £ 29.99 /$69.95 AUD, and will be priced at $39.99 / 29.99 € / £24.99 / $49.95 AUD on PC.
Nominees for the 31st Annual Golden Joysticks were announced this morning, and we’re excited to share that both Dishonored and The Elder Scrolls Online were nominated by gaming’s longest-running award show.
Dishonored racked up an impressive five nominations, including Game of the Year, Best Newcomer, Best Storytelling, and Best Visual Design. Additionally, the Lady Boyle mission was nominated in the Best Gaming Moment Category.
Meanwhile, the ‘Most Wanted’ category for games on the horizon includes The Elder Scrolls Online.
To vote for these games (and your other favorites), visit http://www.computerandvideogames.com/joystick/.
Prior to the release of Dishonored’s final add-on, The Brigmore Witches, we shared Delilah’s in-game paintings — created by Arkane’s own artist/illustrator, Veronique Meignaud..
By popular demand, three of these mezmerizing pieces — Daud, The Outsider, and Emily — are now available as limited edition giclees.
- The Outsider – His Mark Upon My Flesh
- Daud – I Am the Ruin of His House
- Emily – Her Face is My Smile
For more details, visit store.bethsoft.com.
Early reviews are in for The Brigmore Witches! They include:
Eurogamer (9/10) — “The Brigmore Witches emerges as one of the finest examples of how to not only expand a blockbuster video game, but also of how to enrich and deepen one.”
EDGE Online — “Like the best expansions, The Brigmore Witches offers more of the game you know while hinting at a game you don’t: a game with different powers in a different part of Dishonored’s world. Corvo’s story seemed rather tidily concluded by the end of Dishonored, but Daud’s shorter tale shows there’s plenty more to be done in the Empire Of Isles.”
Kotaku — “It’s a fine story, with a few wrinkles, and it features the Corvo vs. Daud showdown that you’ve seen before if you’ve played Dishonored.”
GameTrailers (8.9) — “If you know who Daud is, and what he’s capable of, you’ll certainly want to see his story through.”
The Controller Online (10/10) — “Not only does it do a great job of concluding Daud’s story but, when taken as a whole, it competes closely with that of the main campaign.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun — “In conclusion, then: you should get this. After Knife Of Dunwall. I’ve enjoyed them both enough to the point where I can honestly say that they are more entertaining slices of Dunwall than much of the original game.”
The Koalition (95%) — ” I cannot recommend you purchase this DLC any more adamantly, as it is simply fantastic.”
The Gamers Hub (4.5/5) — “Given that this is the final DLC for Dishonored, it’s a great send-off and one worthy of your cash if you’re fan of the city of Dunwall.”
FPSGuru (9/10) — “Arkane Studios manages to always deliver an enticing experience leaving you wanting more, you won’t stop until your finished.”
GameFront (85%) — When you take The Knife of Dunwall and The Brigmore Witches together, you get $20 of content that winds up being an extensive expansion of Dishonored at a pretty good value. What’s more, the story of the overall whole of Dishonored becomes a lot deeper and more interesting for the additions. Dishonored is better for its DLC, but the story works both ways.
BeefJack (Recommended) — “Another triumph for Arkane.”
Pixel Related (9/10) — “The Brigmore Witches is the final piece of DLC for Dishonored and it’s a fitting send off for the game.”
Digital Chumps (8.4/10) — “he idea of single player downloadable content offering a meaningful narrative and a familiar yet engaging mechanics sounds like an idea allambitious games should exhibit, but for whatever reason it rarely happens. The Brigmore Witches is another exception to the unfortunate rule.”
Strategy Informer (8.5/10) — “Combined with The Knife of Dunwall, The Brigmore Witches and the story of Daud is exactly what Dishonored’s DLC needed to be – a fun side-story with an interesting character that adds to the main story but doesn’t take anything away.”
GameRanx — “But what’s more important about this tale is the context it provides.”
Attack of the Fanboy (The Verdict: Loved) — “by the end, it’s every bit as good as the original game. ”
We Got This Covered (4/5) — “Dishonored fans won’t want to miss out on what is a fitting, thoroughly interesting and well-priced conclusion to Daud’s storyline.”
We’re pleased to announce that Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches, the final add-on pack for Arkane Studios’ critically-acclaimed first-person action game, is now available worldwide via Xbox LIVE (800 Microsoft Points). The content will be available worldwide on Steam and the North America PlayStation Store later today and on the European PlayStation Store tomorrow.
In The Brigmore Witches, you continue your journey as the legendary assassin, Daud, and bring his twisted narrative that began with The Knife of Dunwall to a close. After discovering the identity and intentions of Delilah, the leader of the Brigmore Witch coven, you set out to disrupt her from completing a powerful ritual that will spell your doom. Having already been betrayed by your lieutenant, Billie Lurk, you must rely on feuding gang factions—the Dead Eels and the Hatters—to negotiate your way through previously unseen districts of Dunwall en route to Delilah’s stronghold. Regardless of the way you reach your destination, one thing is for certain – you will finally answer for your treacherous actions and fall before the mercy, or punishment, of the Royal Bodyguard and Assassin, Corvo Attano. Additionally, your power, weapon and item upgrades, Chaos level, and player actions from The Knife of Dunwall will carry over via a compatible save file option.
Want to see more of the game in action? Be sure to check out our QuakeCon Twitch stream below.
To celebrate the release of The Brigmore Witches, we have a 3-day on Dishonored merchandise at store.bethsoft.com
Dishonored’s final add-on, The Brigmore Witches, releases next week. This week we’re showcasing jaw-dropping in-game paintings from the DLC’s main antagonist, Delilah — courtesy of Arkane Studios’ artist/illustrator, Veronique Meignaud.