Kotaku – Mark Serrels plays Dishonored, possesses a fish, and shares, “In Dishonored there are seemingly endless matrices of choice, multiple different ways to approach multiple different problems. Room to breathe, room to think, space to engage meaningfully with an environment.”
PC Powerplay – “Not only does Dishonored look set to be Arkane’s best title yet, but if Looking Glass were around today, it is undoubtedly the kind of game they would be making”.
CVG – Calls Dishonored “the most amazing new IP of the year.”
IGN – Executive Producer Julien Roby discusses why now is a good time to release a new IP like Dishonored.
Last but not least, visit Game of the Year Picks Blog to check out an updated list of the GOTY awards Skyrim has received. By their count, the game has won 190 GOTY awards — making it the third Bethesda Game Studios title to be named their “Big Winner”.
A little late to the party, but we’d be remiss to call out the fantastic Dragonborn Comes/Main Theme cover by YouTube user malufenix. It’s been mesmerizing folks at our office for weeks now.
Other highlights from around the web…
Machinima presented their Inside Gaming Awards last night — with Skyrim winning Game of the Year, the Gamers’ Choice Award, and the Realm award (Best RPG). Meanwhile, Fallout: New Vegas’ third DLC, Old World Blues, won Best DLC!
Check out NVIDIA’s helpful PC Tweak Guide to get the most out of the game
IGN asks the question, “Should there be a Skyrim movie?”
Famous Japanese magazine Famitsu awards Skyrim a perfect 40/40 score!
Watch YouTube user greQ111′s dragon fight art come to life in a time-lapse video
Whoa! German site ElHabib reviews Skyrim giving it an 11/10!
If you haven’t watched Giant Bomb’s highly-entertaining quick look for Skyrim, watch the embedded video above. I’ve gone ahead and set it to the 28:45 mark, so you can catch the clip I’ve been watching over and over.
Elsewhere, check out Skyrim coolness at these sites:
Stuff.co.nz (9.5/10) — ”… without any shadow of doubt, the best RPG experience available right now.”
Now Gamer(93%) — “Building upon everything that made Oblivion such a joy, Skyrim has easily secured the crown as the biggest game this gen and also as one of the best. Even if you don’t ordinarily like ye olde fantasy RPGs, this is brilliant.”
While RAGE doesn’t hit Europe until tomorrow, if you’re in or around London, you’ll see that the game is everywhere — on the streets, in the tube, on the front of magazines, and on your TV. Thankfully, I haven’t heard any reports of mutants running around the city.
GameTrailers is counting down the greatest trailers on all time. With only the top 20 to still be announced, DOOM 3 (#93), Fallout: New Vegas (#90), Fallout 3 (#71 & 67), Oblivion (#65), and Prey 2 (#58) have already been included.
DOOM fans can test their wits in a new quiz put together at The Escapist
In print, get new details on Skyrim in the latest issue of PSM3 — now on newsstands in the UK. Meanwhile, folks in the US can read GameInformer’s E3 impressions of both Skyrim & RAGE in their August issue.
There’s plenty more to read online, including various features with the folks that make our games great