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Dishonored - Interviews, Screens

by Dhruin, 2011-08-17 23:28:05

More Dishonored material is hitting the 'net, with Blues pointng put two interviews and Rock, Paper, Shotgun offering some screens.

Here's a snip from Destructoid, talking to Harvery Smith and Raphael Colantonio:

You guys are culling a lot of elements from Deus Ex, Thief and System Shock. What elements of those games do you think can live on in modern games, while keeping the game marketable?

Harvey: I am drawn to that type of game. Raf and I are the biggest Ultima Underworld fans, period. We’ll fight anyone else in a pile of Jell-O to claim that. We are both drawn to System Shock. [Raf] was working in Europe and I was working at Origin, and we were both testing System Shock.

We are already drawn to these guys making these games. As soon as he got a chance he created Arx Fatalis, and as soon as I got a chance I worked with Warren Spector on Deus Ex.

...and another from AusGamers:

Harvey You know, aside from our core values that overlap at Arkane -- immersive simulation first person action game with RPG features -- aside from that, Dishonored is a first person action game about a supernatural assassin in a retro-future industrial world. And really, our whole belief around the game -- our core-mechanic -- is that the game mechanics work with each other in combinations we didn’t predict; they work together creatively.

So the player can actually improvise. A player can get to an area, see a problem, formulate a plan, execute on that plan and so something we never predicted and that’s a beautiful moment. That’s Dishonored in a nutshell, those three bullet points I think.

Source: Blues News

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SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Technofantasy
Genre: Shooter-RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released