The weekend’s here. Before you get going with your weekend gaming, here’s some Skyrim stories, videos, and more to catch up on…
- Dead End Thrills is leaving the the world of Skyrim behind, but you can still check out some of Duncan Harris’ greatest Skyrim screens, including the one shown above..
- The lead author of Prima’s Game Guide for Skyrim, David Hodgson, blogs about the release of the Revised & Expanded Game Guide.
- IGN has put together their Top 100 RPGs of All Time List. Visit the site to see where Skyrim, Morrowind, and Oblivion rated.
- At the Gameological Society, the Elder Scrolls’ Wabbajack takes on Fallout’s Luck Bobblehead in the Best Treasure Ever tournament final. If you’re torn on which to vote for, this video might help.
- Gamespot’s latest Skyrim Modding video highlights an ability that pays homage to Dishonored’s Blink ability. Watch it below.
Here’s the latest on Dishonored from around the web and on newsstands…
UK mags PSM3 and sister mag Xbox World are so excited for Dishonored, they’re already predicting it will be their top game of the year. Anticipating the game’s release, both publications share new hands-on impressions and celebrate the game with four collectible magazine covers. Preview the covers in the Flickr slideshow below.
And to learn more on Dishonored, check out these links:
Official PlayStation Magazine UK - After playing the Boyle Mission, Phil Iwaniuk calls Dishonored an “instant classic”.
PlayStation Blogcast – Sid Shuman interviews co-creative director, Raphael Colantonio. Interview starts at the 1 hour, 11 minute mark.
IGN – Keza MacDonald explains why she thinks Dishonored could be the most interesting game of the year.
As we count down the days to Dishonored’s release (19!), be on the lookout for more news and updates.
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Today we’ve released the fourth and final developer documentary for Dishonored. In ‘End Game’, the team at Arkane Studios reflect on the journey of taking Dishonored from its early conceptual stage to a world ready to be fully experienced by fans.
Catch the previous Dishonored videos on our YouTube Channel and be on the look out for new videos in these final weeks leading up to the game’s October 9th release.
Ready yourself for the adventures awaiting Corvo in Dunwall with the new Dishonored Dynamic Theme — planned for release this week on the PlayStation Store for $2.99.
For more on what PS3 players can expect out of Dishonored, check out the PlayStation Blog’s recent PAX interview with co-creative director Raphael Colantonio.
Get your Xbox 360 and your player Avatar ready for Dishonored (3 weeks left!) with new items released this week on Xbox LIVE. They include:
Corvo Costume (Unisex) – 400 MS Points
Corvo Mask (Unisex) – 240 MS Points
Assassin Costume (Male Only) - 400 MS Points
Windblast Avatar Animation – 240 MS Points
Devouring Swarm Avatar Animation – 240 MS Points
Wolfhound Avatar Pet – 240 MS Points
Dishonored Premium Theme – 240 MS Points
Ask and you shall receive. Today we’ve released the full MP3 download of ‘The Drunken Whaler’ – the catchy (and slightly creepy) track heard over our Dishonored E3 trailer. To learn about the track’s genesis, a collaboration between COPILOT Strategic Music + Sound and our team , visit copilotmusic.com/dishonored.
In addition, we’ve just launched the official Remix Competition for ‘The Drunken Whaler’. Download the stems and submit your own remix by September 28th for a chance to win a copy of the game! For official rules and more details, visit remix.dishonored.com.
Download ‘The Drunken Whaler’ (right click to download)
Heading to this year’s Eurogamer Expo and anxious to see more on Dishonored. This is the blog post you’ve been looking for!
Arkane’s Christophe Carrier (lead level designer and audio director) and Dinga Bakaba (assistant producer and game designer) will introduce Dishonored at length on Friday, September 28th (5 PM), and against midday on Saturday, September 29th.
In addition to the presentations, Dishonored will be playable on the Eurogamer Expo show floor through out the event, running September 27th-30th at London’s Earls Court.
For more details, visit eurogamer.net/expo.