Dishonored: 6 ways it will save gaming


It has a sense of identity

Who are game publishers focus grouping that love near-future settings, terrorists and guys with big shoulders so much? Whoever this demographic of oo-rah gamers is, it’s turning the world of shooters into a generic and cynical place. Dishonored’s mashup of historial references and steampunk feels driven by its creators’ artistic vision, not a commercial directive. Arkane Studios is basically Nirvana, sticking it to the stadium rock bands of gaming and letting off a jet of steam in the face of the generic.