Whether you’ve got a hot date with the one you love or spending the night alone playing games, Dishonored wants to be your Valentine. And if you’re looking the perfect card, this Dishonored collection comes by way of QA Tester Marisa Lyon.
We are pleased to announce that the official soundtracks for seven of our most popular games are now available for purchase on iTunes. Soundtracks include:
- The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Original Game Soundtrack — (Jeremy Soule) — $9.99
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Original Game Soundtrack — (Jeremy Soule) — $9.99
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Original Game Soundtrack — (Jeremy Soule) — $15.99
- Fallout 3 Original Game Soundtrack — (Inon Zur) — $11.99
- Fallout: New Vegas Original Game Soundtrack (Inon Zur) — $11.99
- Dishonored Original Game Soundtrack – (Daniel Licht) — $9.99
- RAGE Original Game Soundtrack (Rod Abernethy) — $9.99
To purchase these soundtracks, just click on the album names above and you’ll be taken directly to iTunes.
After picking up the Action-Adventure Game of the Year from the VGAS, Dishonored has continued to possess the hearts and minds of critics. Announced earlier today, Dishonored received four nominations from the Game Developers Choice Awards, including Best Game Design, Best Visuals Arts, Best Narrative and, overall Game of the Year. For more, visit the awards’ official website.
In other award news, we’re two weeks away from the 16th Annual DICE Awards, where Dishonored is nominated for five awards. Nominations include Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction and Adventure Game of the Year.
Additional web highlights to check out include:
- PC Gamer – What if Dishonored was an early 80s text-adventure? PC Gamer fantasizes about such a prospect.
- Electric Playground – Learn what’s on Harvey Smith’s mind in a new interview for the EP podcast
- Unleash the Fanboy– Recounting favorite moments of 2012, the site recounts “… the intoxicating view of the Victorian, steam-punk city of Dunwall.”
- PC Games N – Read how the game’s Heart changed robzacny’s approach to the game, and creating a “balancing act between moral vanity and damnation”.
With so many things to love about Dishonored, OXM UK recently put together a wishlist for a Dishonored follow up. Read the article and share your ideas in the comment section below.
Beginning today on Xbox LIVE, you can download the full version 2012’s Action-Adventure Game of the Year, Dishonored, via Xbox LIVE’s Games on Demand for $59.99
Haven’t picked up Dishonored yet? Between now and January 27th, GameStop is giving away Dishonored’s first DLC, Dunwall City Trials, as well as the official game guide from Brady Games, to anyone that purchases Dishonored on PC, PlayStation 3, or Xbox 360.
Note: This offer is in-store only and while supplies last.
Elsewhere, check out these fantastic Dishonored tributes
- @MaryKateClark is helping get the word out on characters captured on popular characters from the game
- theomeganerd.tumblr.com showcases the recreation of Corvo’s mask used for a GamesRadar contest last Fall.
- Kotaku highlights Nathan Proudloves’ LEGO tribute to Dunwall’s Tallboys. We’re crossing our fingers for a “to scale” version at LEGOLAND.
“What makes the characters of Dishonored unique, is that fact that we have chosen them to be peculiar and with a clear identity since the beginning.” – Florence Lapalu, Lead 3D Character Artist
Dishonored’s exaggerated character designs have received plenty of attention, and this week you can get a closer look at Florence’s contributions to the game at ZBrushCentral.com. To learn more about the creation of Dishonored’s characters and world, be sure to watch our archived behind-the-scenes look here.
This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, folks have an opportunity to play Dishonored on Razer’s gaming-centric tablet, the Razer Edge Pro. Learn how the tablet plays with Dishonored in Kyle Wagner’s hands-on report at Gizmodo.
For a chance to win your very own Razer Edge Pro (and a free copy of Dishonored), visit www.razerzone.com/gettheedge.
We’ve reached the final hours of 2012, and since our last update, numerous sites have bestowed year-ending honors to Dishonored.
After receiving thousands of votes, Eurogamer announced that the game topped their Readers’ Top 50 Games of 2012! Big thanks to the Eurogamer community for voting one of our titles #1 for the second year in a row.
- CNN – Game of the Year
- OXM – Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Original Game
- Game Informer – Editorial on why it mattered in 2012, plus Action Genre awards for Best Story, Best Setting, and Game of the Year.
- Official PlayStation Magazine (UK) – Game of the Year
- Ars Technica – #1 Game of the Year
- GameSpy – Top 10
- Attack of the Fanboy – #1 Game of the Year
- 1Up – Favorite Games of 2012
- IGN – Honors Viktor Antonov as one of 30 Amazing Games People in 2012
- USA Today – Top 10
- Gry-Online – Top 10
- Metro UK – Top 10
- The Mirror – #1 Game of the Year
- Jeux Video – GOTY Runner Up
- GameFront – Top 5
- Spaziogames – Best Action/Adventure Game
- Action Trip – Best Action Game
- Gamer.no – Best Single-Player Experience
Also worth celebrating, Xbox LIVE is ending the year with a one-day sale on The Elder Scrolls. Titles include:
- Skyrim (Games on Demand) – $29.99
- Dawnguard – 800 MS Points
- Hearthfire – 200 MS Points
- Oblivion (Games on Demand) – $9.99
- Shivering Isles – 600 MS Points
- Knights of the Nine – 200 MS Points
DLC coverage continues with Dragonborn and Dunwall City Trials rounds, after the break…