Arkane Studios

The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 4

This year, players found secrets, sought redemption, experimented with everything... oh, and played what might be the best non-BioShock BioShock game ever.
Danielle Riendeau
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Carli Velocci
Jack de Quidt
12.28.17
prey

In 'Prey,' I Could Deal with Violent Aliens, but not the Gaslighting

In my 'Prey' universe, Morgan is definitely a woman.
Carli Velocci
12.11.17
open thread

I Finally Finished a Dishonored Game For the First Time

‘Dishonored: Death of the Outsider’ is a brilliant experience for the ways it builds on and repurposes elements from past games.
Danielle Riendeau
11.14.17
open thread

There is One Good Thing About 2017: Lots of Queer Women In Games

Please, game developers of every size and stripe, keep making good games games with queer women in them.​
Danielle Riendeau
10.24.17
Podcasts

We Worry About the Future of Games like 'Deus Ex' on Waypoint Radio

Is the immersive sim dead?
Patrick Klepek
10.13.17
Dishonored 2: Death of the Outsider

Chatty Rats Are the Best NPCs in 'Dishonored 2: Death of the Outsider'

Making fascinating, creepy, and lovable new friends in low places.
Bruno Dias
9.21.17
Dishonored

The Violent Path Feels Damn Good in 'Dishonored: Death of the Outsider'

I've always played a stealthy, cautious assassin in these games. Now, I'm out for blood.
Patrick Klepek
9.19.17
prey

'Prey' Might Have a Terrible Ending But That's What Makes It Great

The game that breaks itself.
Rob Zacny
8.17.17
open thread

The Soundtracks That Build a World

Listening to 'Dishonored' and hearing how its music helps form the foundation for its themes.
Rob Zacny
8.9.17
prey

How a Speedrunner Broke ‘Prey’ in Three Days

Speedrunner and pro gamer Draqu knows his way around an immersive sim. And he can beat the 20+hour long ‘Prey’ in less than 20 minutes.
Danielle Riendeau
5.10.17
prey

The Brilliance Behind the Bland Corporate Horror of 'Prey'

A far-fetched tale of technological marvels, commodified human talent, and oblivious managers.
Rob Zacny
5.10.17
prey

Thanks, ‘Prey’, for Not Making Easy Mode a Guilty Pleasure

Arkane’s reboot doesn’t lock anything behind higher-difficulty modes, and that’s a Very Good Thing.
Mike Diver
5.9.17
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