ARKANE

No More Linear Single-Player Games for Arkane? Let’s Talk

Rock Paper Shotgun has recently published a fantastic piece centering on the design of Deathloop and Arkane’s overall approach to game design. Writer Chris Wallace interviews Arkane Lyon Campaign Director Dana Nightingale, as well as Studio and Co-creative Director Dinga Bakaba, on broad design questions and Arkane’s philosophy. Much of…

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In Defense of Redfall’s Blood Graffiti

I’m very excited for Redfall, because of course I am. It’s the next immersive sim — ok, multiplayer FPS, they have to actually sell the thing — from Arkane, purveyors of some of my favorite games of all time, like Prey and the Dishonored series. But the goofy bit of…

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Fanbyte Evening News May 26, 2020

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Sometimes, a Save Game Oopsie is a Positive

I’ve been having some slight issues with saved games lately. After the heartbreaking, catastrophic loss of my Outer Wilds save (not by my own doing, btw), I’ve been sensitive about the whole thing. Well, last night, I was putting a couple of hours into Mooncrash, Prey’s dynamic, rougelike DLC that…

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Watching a Loved One Try Your Favorite Game is Terrifying and Wonderful

If you have followed my work at all for the last three years or so, you probably know that I love Prey (2017). I fell in love with Arkane’s immersive sim, calling it my game of the year in 2017, and frankly, the pinnacle of the genre. In short, it…

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