Dishonored: Death of the Outsider or To die or not to die

The games I start playing and then end up finishing in more or less one really, really long session are rare. The driving factor usually is curiosity. I simply want to find out what happens next. Not necessarily because the story is so gripping, or emotional, as was most recently the case with Hellblade-Senua's Sacrifice. … Continue reading Dishonored: Death of the Outsider or To die or not to die

Dishonored 2 – Three Ways to Play

Dishonored leaves the player a lot of choices, the first and foremost being whether to play it stealthy and (mostly) non-lethal on Low Chaos or to go in guns blazing and with a lot of casualties on High Chaos. Since the level of Chaos affects the world itself, you better choose wisely. I absolutely adore … Continue reading Dishonored 2 – Three Ways to Play

Dishonored 2: The Joys of High and Low Chaos

There is something comforting in family as well as in familiarity, though more so in family. In Dishonored, Princess Emily Kaldwin's family is somewhat dysfuncional. Her mother, the Empress Jessamine and de facto ruler, is murdered when she is ten and her father, Jessamine's bodyguard and spymaster Corvo Attano, wanted for killing her. Of course, … Continue reading Dishonored 2: The Joys of High and Low Chaos