Bethesda's next title has been revealed - a first-person, stealth-based action game called Dishonored
that is in development by Arx Fatalis
creator Arkane Studios.
Studio co-founder Raphael Colantonio is on board, as is Harvey Smith, one of the developers behind Deus Ex
, and Viktor Antonov, the designer who created Half-Life 2
's City 17.
is an open-ended adventure title that allows players to tackle missions in a number of different ways, from stealthily completing tasks to letting loose on hordes of enemy soldiers. How players decide to deal with problems will shape Dishonored
Antonov is helping to create the futuristic world, while Smith will be working as co-creative director alongside Colantonio to bring that world to life.
Colantonio explained, "At Arkane we have a passion for creating deep, immersive game experiences. To be able to finally share details of our project is both extremely exciting and satisfying."
The game is due for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in 2012.
is the first title from Arkane since it was acquired
by Bethesda parent company ZeniMax in August of last year.
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