Dishonored 2 is a depressing slog of bodies and misery. It is confusing and jumbled, full of half formed ideas, and ready to break at the slightest touch. But, in spite of itself, it works.
I spent all of yesterday creeping through the shadows and stabbing people in the back in Dishonored 2. It’s a damn fine stealth game. Here are some early thoughts on what works and what doesn’t.
When I first met Aela, I could tell she was going to be trouble. I was a newcomer to the city of Whiterun. I wanted adventure. All I got was heartbreak.
They say you shouldn’t rush into a new marriage, but screw it. This is the funniest use of speedrunning I’ve seen lately.
Doom is known for being one of the original multiplayer first-person shooters that let you and your friends run around blasting each other to pieces. But most players probably instead remember it fondly for the BFG, the ultimate blaster upgrade that now exists in real-life, too.
During Bethesda’s E3 conference, Arkane debuted the first gameplay footage of Dishonored 2. It looks very shiny. And French.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is getting a remaster, with a prettier “Special Edition” version of the classic on the way to PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Most players attempting Fallout 4’s Survival mode will just get their ass kicked. One player, however, has already managed to beat the entire thing on a single life. Funnily enough, the toughest challenge Kyle Hinckley faced along the way wasn’t something like starvation or damage, but rather a nearly catastrophic…
Yesterday, Fallout 4 game director Todd Howard teased everyone watching this year’s DICE summit.
Robots, monsters, and mysteries are all coming to Fallout 4 as DLC—and the added content looks pretty sweet.
Female nudity mods, Fallout 4 already has covered. Male nudity mods are a whole other story, though.
Fallout 4 was not always the game that we actually got to play. Like most games, it changed and morphed during development—and it’s fun to look back on what could have been.
On PC, Fallout 4 is an endless sea of possibility. Anything you can imagine, you can probably download as a customization and insert it into the game.
Bless the leader of the Minutemen, and his never-ending supply of endangered settlements. He just wants to make the world a better place. And yet...
Picking a faction in Fallout 4 is the most agonizing choice in the entire game. Turns out, deciding the fate of the Commonwealth is very difficult when every group vying for dominance is awful in its own, special way.
Fallout 4 expects you to commit murder. While you can occasionally avoid killing others, the wasteland is ruthless and demands violence. That’s how Bethesda intended the game to be played, anyway—but clever players are finding ways around it.
Most perks in Fallout 4 are just supposed to give you a little boost, nothing major or almost game-breaking. This is not one of those perks.
For most people, beating Fallout 4 means sinking dozens of hours into the game—and that’s just sticking to the main story missions. Speedrunners, however, have figured out how to beat the game in just a little over an hour. It’s incredible.