Tag: Deathloop

  • Poll Did You Buy Deathloop?

    The loop is finally broken

    Deathloop is finally here, and you know what that means. Yep, we'll never have to sit through another Deathloop trailer during a PlayStation event! Cause for celebration, to be sure. Okay, snark aside, seeing Deathloop appear at what felt like every showcase over the last year or so seemed like overkill — to the point...

  • Review Deathloop (PS5) - Arkane Does It Again in Confident Shooter

    Loop Hero

    For as much as Deathloop presents itself as a complex game, asking you to work out how to break a time loop upon the island of Blackreef, it's actually a somewhat simple one. Arkane Studios has designed the opening hours of the game it made after Dishonored and PREY to be overwhelming, introducing mechanic after mechanic and sprinting...

  • News Bethesda Heard You Want One More Deathloop Trailer Before Launch

    And so it delivered

    Deathloop is a brand spanking new FPS from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios all about a time loop. Colt must eliminate eight targets upon the island of Blackreef in or...der to..esc...ape...it. Yep, we get it. It wasn't going to be a Sony event without the game hitting PlayStation 5 next week putting in an appearance, and so...

  • News Deathloop Is All About the PS5 DualSense Controller in New Trailer

    Magic touch

    Bethesda saw you all asking for another Deathloop trailer, and it has now delivered with footage focusing on how the PlayStation 5 console exclusive will take advantage of the DualSense controller. We've known how it will utilise the pad for quite some time now, but the trailer above shows those features in action and then touches on the...

  • News Deathloop's Julianna PvP and Invasions Explained in QuakeCon Panel

    Arkane spills a few more beans

    Yes, it does feel like we've seen a lot of Deathloop by now, but while the core idea is now widely understood, there are still some aspects we know little about. For example, in Arkane's PlayStation 5 console exclusive, players can choose to invade another's game, taking up the role of Julianna. This feature is...

  • News Deathloop Goes Gold, Firming Up PS5 Launch Next Month

    Begin the time loop on 14th September

    PlayStation 5 console exclusive Deathloop will most certainly hit its release date of 14th September 2021 because the game has now gone gold. Arkane Studios confirmed the welcome news on Twitter, meaning work on the 1.0 version of its latest new IP is now complete. Attention will now most likely turn to readying...

  • News Deathloop Will Remain a PS5 Console Exclusive Until At Least 14th September, 2022

    Sony paid for a year

    Quick confirmation that Deathloop’s timed PlayStation 5 console exclusivity will run until “at least” 14th September, 2022. The disclaimer was included at the end of the latest trailer, confirming that the Arkane Studios first-person shooter will release elsewhere thereafter. Considering that Microsoft now owns the...

  • News Deathloop Is High-Intensity Dishonored on PS5, And We're Here for It

    Let's do that again

    Imagine, for a second, the intricate and layered level design of Dishonored paired with the puzzle solving of Hitman and the emergent combat of, say, Far Cry. Then sprinkle in superpowers. In fact, you don’t really need to imagine it because there’s almost ten minutes of gameplay footage above: Deathloop looks utterly superb...

  • Soapbox Why I'm Less Excited for Deathloop on PS5 Than I Should Be

    As State of Play looms

    Deathloop is undoubtedly one of my most anticipated games – or, at least, it should be. Despite being rightly acclaimed, I still feel the Dishonored series is a little underrated: Arkane’s stealth sandboxes pack masterful level design, providing a real sense of freedom allowing you to tackle problems however you see fit...

  • News Promising PS5 FPS Deathloop Delayed Until 14th September

    Here we go again

    At this point, it’s beginning to feel like the release itself is stuck in the endless loop that its gameplay is built around: Deathloop has been delayed until 14th September. The title – originally due out at launch on PlayStation 5 and PC – was slated to release on 21st May, but has been pushed back once again due to ongoing...

  • News Oh, Okay! PS5's Deathloop Looks Freakin' Rad

    Gun game

    God bless Arkane Studios – at least we have one more game to enjoy before the team’s forever locked in Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s first-party lair. You may recall Game Informer is running a cover story on the upcoming PlayStation 5 timed exclusive Deathloop – and here’s a lengthy look at some of the weaponry you’ll find in the...

  • News Bethesda Buyout Hasn't Disrupted Deathloop's PS5 Development

    Statement confirms business as usual

    Sony signed console exclusivity contracts with Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo prior to Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda, which puts both titles in a strange predicament. However, Xbox has said that it will honour those deals, so the titles will still release on the PlayStation 5 and PC as planned, and...

  • News PS5's Deathloop Gets Gorgeous Game Informer Cover

    Rewind

    Video games are officially crazy: in a week where Microsoft has confirmed its acquisition of Bethesda, upcoming Arkane Studios console exclusive Deathloop is Game Informer’s cover story. The title – coming first to the PlayStation 5 later this year – is pitched as a first-person shooter “about a secret society that invents an eternal...

  • News PS5 Console Exclusive Deathloop Explains Itself in This New Trailer

    Let's do the time warp again

    Deathloop is shaping up to be one of the year's most interesting PlayStation 5 titles, and if you haven't already had your fill of it following last week's State of Play showcase, here's another trailer designed to tell you exactly how it works. It's creative director Dinga Bakaba do the talking as he guides us through...

  • News Deathloop Goes 007 in Must-Watch PS5 Gameplay Trailer

    Groundhog day

    Arkane Studios knows how to make a good game, which is why we must all enjoy Deathloop while we can – it may be the team’s last PlayStation 5 title, after all. This new trailer for the forthcoming first-person shooter is a must-watch as well: it’s a 70s spy movie montage, with a slamming song and plenty of kaleidoscope effects...

  • News Bethesda Pegs PS5's Deathloop for 21st May

    Groundhog day

    Update: As rumoured earlier in the week, Bethesda has now attached a 21st May release date to Deathloop on the PS5. One important detail, the base game will be $59.99/£59.99, so the publisher is not charging next-gen tax just yet. Original Story: Deathloop, the ambitious time-based first-person adventure from Dishonored developer...

  • News Deathloop Gets Stylish New PS5 Gameplay Trailer

    Over and over again

    We're really liking the look of Deathloop, the next game from Dishonored makers Arkane Studios. It puts you in an endlessly repeating timeloop and tasks you with tracking and killing eight targets before the loop starts over again. In the meantime, a rival assassin is looking to hunt you down, too. This latest gameplay trailer...

  • News PS5 Controller's Triggers Will Lock When Your Gun Jams in Deathloop

    Misfire

    Want to pull the trigger while your gun’s jammed in Deathloop? You physically won’t be able to until the animation’s played out, as developer Arkane plans to use the next-gen console’s controller to its full extent. Speaking on the PlayStation Blog, game director Dinga Bakaba explained how the French outfit is using Sony’s new pad...

  • News PS5 Console Exclusive Deathloop Has Been Delayed to Q2 2021

    Polishing time

    Well, that's one less PlayStation 5 launch game to look forward to. Arkane Lyon has made the understandably difficult decision to delay Deathloop to Q2 2021, meaning it will miss the launch of Sony's next-gen console by a considerable number of months. The team states that it will share another update on the game soon, but the delay...

  • News Deathloop Runs in 4K at 60 Frames-Per-Second on PS5

    If at first you don't succeed

    We haven’t really heard much about how games will perform on the PlayStation 5 yet, but a Bethesda blog post has confirmed that Deathloop will run at 60 frames-per-second in 4K on Sony’s next-gen system. The tidbit is confirmed as part of a wider synopsis of the release, which explains how the game will work. You...

  • News Dishonored Dev's Deathloop Will Make Its Console Debut on PS5

    Groundhog day

    Deathloop, the new first-person shooter from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios, will make its console debut on the PlayStation 5 this holiday. That means you won't be able to play it on any other system, aside from PC. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, Bethesda’s Anne Lewis explained: “Deathloop puts you in the role of Colt, a...

  • E3 2019 Deathloop Is the New Game from Dishonored Dev Arkane Studios

    Let's do the time warp

    One of the biggest surprises at Bethesda's E3 2019 briefing was Deathloop, a brand new IP from Arkane Studios. The team that brought us Dishonored has returned with another first person action game, but with an interesting twist. Players will be dropped onto a mysterious island called Blackreef, where you'll play as an...