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PlayStation Network Flash Sale Brings Discounts On AAA Titles

Posted on April 14, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sony has surprised fans with an Easter Weekend flash sale across all three platforms on the PlayStation Network. Several AAA tittles including multiple collections of remastered games are discounted up to 80%. If you missed out on playing the Uncharted Collection, the Prototype remasters or last years BioShock collection then you can snag them up while they’re all heavily discounted. If you are more of a portable fan there are far less deals that seem appealing, at least to me – the three exceptions being Crypt of the Necro-Dancer, Geometry Wars 3 and Shiren The Wanderer.

Over 100+ items have been discounted so I neglected to list them all in this post. Below are the deals that stood out to me but you can always wade through the multiple pages over on the PlayStation store.

Notable PS4 Games On Sale

  • Bioshock The Collection Remastered (Includes Bioshock: Infinite, Bioshock1 & Bioshock 2) – $39.99
  • Dead Rising Triple Pack (Includes DR 1, DR2 and DR2: Off the record) – $39.74
  • Resident Evil Triple Pack (Includes RE 4, 5 and 6) – $39.74
  • Dead Island Definitive Collection – $19.99
  • Prototype Bundle (Includes Prototype 1 and Prototype 2) – $19.99
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition – $8.74
  • Dishonored GOTY – $8.99
  • The Last of US Remastered – $11.99
  • Uncharted The Nathan Drake Collection (Includes Uncharted 1, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Uncharted 3)
  • Wolfienstein: The Old Blood – $7.49
  • Wolfienstein: The New Order – $8.09
  • Metro 2033: Redux – $6.99
  • Metro Last Light – $6.99

Notable PS3 Games On Sale

  • Hitman Trilogy – (Includes Hitman: Silent Assassin, Hitman Contracts and Hitman: Blood Money) $9.99
  • Dishonored GOTY Edition – $8.99
  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD & Freedom Cry Bundle – $9.99
  • Dead Island Definitive Edition – $5.99
  • Dead Island Riptide Complete – $4.99

Notable PlayStation Vita Games On Sale

  • Shiren The Wanderer: The Towers of Fortune and The Dice of Fate – $15.99
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer – $3.74
  • Geometry Wars 3 – $4.94


Microsoft’s April Fool’s Day Sale Is No Joke

Posted on April 1, 2013 by Joshua Rust

For today and today only, yes on April Fool’s Day, Microsoft is offering a pretty nice price cut on some DLC, Season Passes, and a Games On Demand game. Normally, I really hate even posting news on April Fool’s Day because I don’t get into that kind of thing but this is legit and you need to act now as these savings only last today. Ranging from Assassin’s Creed 3, Fallout 3, Battlefield, Dishonored, & The Amazing Spider-Man, there is just about something for everyone.

Granted it’s not a huge sale, but if you’ve been holding out on that Assassin’s Creed 3 Season Pass…now is the time to act!Read More


Half Life 2’s “Return To Ravenholm” Episode Resurfaces

Posted on January 12, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Did you know that Valve once worked with Dishonored developers Arkane on an expansion for Half Life 2 titled Return To Ravenholm? The project was cancelled over four years ago and was only acknowledged  by Valve staff last January, but we may have finally  got our first look at the cancelled project thanks to the folks at Valvetime. We haven’t had any solid details on the project, well ever, and even this brief glimpse comes with the caveat that there is no way to confirm if these screenshots are legit.Read More


Dunwall City Trials DLC Trailer

Posted on December 6, 2012 by Jesse Lord

Bethesda just sent over this fantastic new trailer for the first bit of DLC for Dishonored, called Dunwall City Trials.  Check it out below!

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This DLC comes out on December 11th, this coming Tuesday, and will cost you $4.99 on PC and PS3, and 400 MS Points on Xbox 360.

Also, I just got a nice Holiday card in the mail from our friends at Bethesda, so I wanted to take the time to say thanks for that!  Here’s what they sent – it’s a very stealthy Christmas, apparently:


Dishonored 1.2 Patch Available

Posted on December 4, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Bethesda has released a new patch for Dishonored bringing the game up to version 1.2 on all platforms. The majority of these fixes are rather minor including one or two encounters that invalidate a non-lethal playthroughs and a bug that prevented the game from being played offline on Steam.

Check out the full list of fixes courtesy of the Bethesda Blog below:


  • Support for playing the game on multiple screens.
  • Game Settings are now saved and restored properly even when using Steam offline.
  • Fixes for some interactions with Granny Rags that invalidated nonlethal playthroughs under certain circumstances. (Note: These fixes work even for savegames AFTER the final Granny Rags encounter.)
  • Fix for a crash that could happen during loading/transition between areas – notably near Dr. Galvani’s house.
  • Reworked “Choke” interaction to make it more reliable in valid contexts.
  • Fixed minor localization issues (PS3/360).
  • Fixed global post-process that sometimes worked improperly during some missions.
  • Fix for a rare crash that could happen when killing a NPC with a possessed rat and spring razor (PS3/360)


Bethesda Considers Dishonored ‘A Franchise’

Posted on November 28, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Dishonored has been a bit of a critical darling recently and Bethesda has gained from this in terms of higher than expected sales. Speaking about the title Bethesda’s Pete Hines tells Destructoid that the game is now considered a franchise.

Here’s the direct quote:

“We did terrific numbers again this past weekend, both in stores and on Steam, where Dishonored was listed as the #1 selling title over the holiday weekend. And Dishonored has really sold well overseas. So, we’re very pleased and appreciate all the fans that have supported Dishonored and Arkane. We clearly have a new franchise.”

Did you enjoy Dishonored? We would love to hear your impressions of the game in our comments section. Perhaps now that we know that Bethesda is committed to the franchise perhaps we’ll see a new entry come the launch of the next generation consoles, or shortly there after.


Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials Comes December 11th

Posted on November 27, 2012 by Jesse Lord

Ready for a return trip through the city of Dunwall?  Hope so, as Bethesda have just announced the release date for Dunwall City Trials, the first DLC package to be released for the stealth assassination game Dishonored, which we had a great time reviewing earlier this year (seriously, it’s a great game – get it if you haven’t yet!).  Dunwall City Trials is not a storyline expansion, but rather a series of challenge maps.  Straight from Bethesda’s press release:

Dunwall City Trials will include 10 challenge maps that will test and track your combat, stealth and mobility skills. Creatively combine your supernatural abilities, weapons and gadgets to eliminate as many targets as possible, fight off waves of tallboys, guards, weepers and thugs, or take out targets in a non-stop run of drop assassinations. Dunwall City Trials also features a new set of achievements and trophies as well as a global online leaderboard.

The expansion pack is going to be released for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3, and will cost 400 Microsoft points or $4.99 for PC/PS3.  Will you be picking this up?  Let us know!


Dunwall City Trials DLC Announced For Dishonored

Posted on October 26, 2012 by Joshua Rust

The first of three planned DLC for the well received Dishonored is titled ‘Dunwall City Trials’. The Dunwall City Trials has been give a tentative release date of December with no exact date to pin it down to and will be priced at 400 MSP (or $4.99).

The Dunwall City Trials will offer: “ten distinct trials await challengers,” says the blurb, “including an arena battle against waves of enemy AI, a gravity-defying run of drop assassinations, and a race against the clock. ”

“Dunwall City Trials also features a whole new set of achievements and trophies as well as a global online leaderboard that will establish the greatest assassins for each challenge.”

In addition to the Dunwall City Trails DLC, the other two DLC will be story-driven and released sometime in 2013.  The second DLC will put you in the shoes of Daud, the leader of a group of supernatural assassins.

“Make your way through new Dunwall locales and discover Daud’s own set of weapons, powers and gadgets in this story-driven campaign. How you play and the choices you make will impact the final outcome…”

Story-driven content? Heck yes please! If you haven’t picked up Dishonored yet and are still hanging on the fence about it, check out our review here. I’m really enjoying it a lot, it’s one of the best new IP’s to come out this generation.


Dishonored | Review

Posted on October 8, 2012 by Jesse Lord

What would you do with a drunken whaler,
What would you do with a drunken whaler,
What would you do with a drunken whaler,
Early in the morning?

High towers rise up, overlooking long-neglected ruins.  Plague runs rampant throughout many of the city’s districts.  Houses and apartments are fitted with reinforced blast doors, the sign of another family lost to the powerful and fatal disease.  Train cars trundle about down the narrow streets, brimming with canvas-wrapped bodies.  Corrupt and power-drunk city watchmen prowl the streets, looking for any opportunity to inflict pain and suffering on the survivors.  Huge whaling ships float by in the harbors, off to search for more of their bounty and it’s life-and-power-giving properties.

Welcome to Dunwall.

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Third and Final Tales from Dunwall Video

Posted on September 27, 2012 by Jesse Lord

We have our third and final installment of the Tales from Dunwall video series, straight from Bethesda, to give us a bigger picture of the universe created for Dishonored.  This last one is titled “The Mind of Madness” and really sets the stage nicely.  October 9th, where are you?!  No more words from me – straight to the video:

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See the Back-Story of Dishonored’s Dunwall

Posted on September 25, 2012 by Jesse Lord

For those of us who can’t get enough Dishonored information (guilty!), I am pleased to present to you all the following video.  The first in the three-part “Tales from Dunwall” video series, The Awakening is set to give a further glimpse into the world that has been created to contain the storyline of the supernatural assassin.  A whaling town teeming with Plague, Dunwall is a city of intrigue, oppression and deception.

From the email I received, I discovered that the video was created by Psyop.  Each episode was predominantly produced by hand, which I think is fantastic, and it shows. Each frame was a fully rendered style frame, which was then enhanced with 3D elements to add to the painterly atmosphere, dimension and depth of each shot.  But enough about the details – let’s get right to the video!

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New Dishonored Dev Diary Immerses You

Posted on September 11, 2012 by Joshua Rust

The amazing people over at Arkane Studios may have a winning formula on their hands with their new IP Dishonored. Recent releases have been categorized by being the “same old stuff”. Dishonored will try to ease these pains by bringing something a little different to the tables.

This developer diary shows of the world of Dunwall. This is an awesome looking game and if you haven’t checked it out yet you need to start right now.

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Dishonored October 9 in North America, October 11 in Australia and October 12 throughout Europe. It’ll be available on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.


Escape the Boyle Mansion In New Interactive Dishonored Trailer

Posted on July 26, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Bethesda has released a brand new 2 interactive minute trailer for upcoming first person assassination game, Dishonored. In this interactive trailer you can choose between three different escapes, “Long Jump”, “Sleep Tight” or “Chain Possession”.

If you’ve wanted to see someone take down multiple guards in slowmotion with a crossbow and then hide out, this is the trailer for you!

Dishonored will be released on October 9th in North America for Xbox 360 and PS3.

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