Dishonored 2 is an upcoming video game, a sequel to a 2012 stealth-action centered around the story of an assassin Corvo Attano. The main objective of the game is elimination of the targets through direct assassination or preparation of various traps. Not only vast arsenal of weapons, but also special abilities help the protagonist.
The original game was out for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles, and also for PC on October 9, 2012. It has received positive reviews from game publications. The announcement of Dishonored 2 was expected in summer 2014 at the E3 exhibition, but there has not been an official one yet. Supposedly, the game might be announced at Gamescom in August 2015. The possible title for the game is Dishonored 2: Darkness of Tyvia. The release date will be somewhere in the late 2015.
The game is being developed by the French studio Arkane, which is also known for the game Dark Messiah of Might and Magic. According to the rumors, the company is currently involved in creation of the two popular games` sequels, Prey and Dishonored, a shooter and an action game. Their website might be suggesting it too: in the Jobs section, there are programmers required, the ones who can work on developing the console games – both new- and old-generation, and also PC.
The original game tells a story about Corvo Attano, the lord and defender who protects the Queen. her sudden death changes everything: you are accused of murder and thrown to a jail. With some help from friends, you have managed to run away, so that you can later revenge on the provokers. Right now you are an assassin who is forced to wear a mask all the time and look so scary that enemies are trembling with horror.
Meanwhile, the country is stricken by the horrible disease, plague, which takes lives of citizen every day. The Government is desperately trying to seize control in their own hands, they are letting the soldiers out armed with the unusual equipment.
The rumors tell that a new protagonist will be present in the second game. The main objective of the hero is to kill the Alien, a creature which dwells between the paradise and hell. It is him from whom Corvo gets his mark and his supernatural abilities.
The game`s events unfold in the fictitious island-state Gristol. Its capital is Dunwall, an industrious city which was constructed by following the example of Victorian-era London. The technical progress and mysticism are united into something whole here which covers this world with a blanket of mysteries and secrets.
The protagonist's supernatural abilities make the gameplay a bit more varied. Due to this factor and that missions are completed in a non-linear wave, every player chooses his or her unique style. By using different tactics, the game can be completed several times with different outcomes which can affect the future of the mankind.
The key role in the game world`s development played a well-known game designer and art-director Victor Antonov. He is known worldwide, mainly due to his work on the iconic Half-Life 2 game.
Dishonored has gained the support of the players from all over the world and has won several prizes. Among the latter there are: “the best adventure game” from Spike TV in 2012 and “the best game” from the British Academy of Film and TV Arts in 2013.
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