It seems that Arkane Studios has decided to put the Dishonored franchise to bed. Lead designer Richard Bare told VG24/7 in a recent interview that the series was being put on an indefinite hiatus.
Didn’t they kill the Outsider in the last game? I haven’t played it but I assume that’s the case
It's Dishonored there are always non-lethal and lethal ways of dealing with people. You don't have to kill him, you can save him instead, which I did on my first playthrough.
Yeah they took the biggest and most mysterious character from the series so far and instead of incorporating that kind of backstory of the Outsider to a third game which everyone would play they quickly wrapped it up in DLC with characters that didn't really have that much of a connection to the Outsider unlike Corvo. You didn't have to kill him, you could save him but the point is he's gone...it's over. I God damn love this franchise but the fact they did this with the DLC really annoys me as I and many others would have loved to have gotten one more game with the Outsider and Corvo to finish their story together. I just don't know why developers waste stories in DLC like this when you could do things which are nothing to do with the main game. They've even said Corvo's story is over and done with but I still think he has one more game in him yet before they changed characters. They went to the trouble of giving him a voice in the second one so I don't see the point of retiring him just yet. However like I've said before without the Outsider what can you really do? Bring in another person like the Outsider? That would just feel a little forced and done for the sake of it because "ooops we got rid of him in a quick DLC story and didn't think it through". I'm kind of hoping they bring him back somehow or just say it's not canon.
that feeling when you just got spoiled
I am expecting a new IP announcement soon, or for the launch of next gen.
Looking forward to Starfield!
from Arkane Studioes, I think not.
I have no problem with a hiatus, as long as a Dishonored 3 happens in the future.
It doesn't have the following of The Elder Scrolls or Fallout it makes sense to put it on hold and bring it back en force :)
They should make more prey games, the last one was pretty good.
Love the series, but I'm excited to see something new from them!
I enjoyed the 3 games guessing that's enough for the time being & Arcane are moving on to something else.
I'll be honest. The Prey reboot is a lot, lot stronger game in narrative, feel and design. Dishonored is just far too depressing and although a good stealth sandbox game, the setting of the plague and the overall dark feel and hopelessness of the game make it a real slog to get through. Prey felt like Dead Space meets Deus Ex and I loved every minute of it.
I personally also like prey more but can't like your comment as I have no problem with the depressing tone of dishonored. In fact I like that and other games with a similar tone. Prey however, feels a lot like deus ex or system shock and does this really well in my opinion (it has its flaws but over-all it was a great experience).
Prey is criminally underrated. Its basically this generation's Bioshock.
Makes sense Death of the Outsider ended the series on a high note but I'm more worried about their next product is going to be I hope it's not an MP game.
Wasn't a big fan of Dishonored. I can understand why a lot of people are into it, but it's not a franchise I could get into.
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