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Arkane devs hoped Microsoft would cancel or reboot Redfall, which suffered from talent exodus and poor management
Redfall is one of the most disappointing game releases of 2023 so far, especially coming from an prominent studio like Arkane. Here is what was going on behind the scenes during development, leading to some obvious problems.
How Redfall breaks Arkane’s game design pillars and betrays studio’s immersive sim roots
Redfall didn’t look impressive during its marketing campaign, but it was hard to imagine that the game would turn out to be so fundamentally flawed. Let’s dive deep into its systems and compare them to some of the core pillars of Arkane’s game design.
Raphael Colantonio says Akrane didn’t want to call its game Prey: “That was very hurtful to me”
Arkane Studios founder Raphael Colantonio has revealed that Bethesda basically forced the studio to call its 2017 game “Prey”. He also noted that it was one of the reasons he ended up leaving the company.
Romuald Capron leaves Arkane Studios after 16 years: “I’m letting the studio in very good hands”
Arkane Lyon studio director Romuald Capron has announced his departure from the company, saying that it was a hard decision to make and promising to keep on helping other great developers. He worked at the studio for 16 years.
Key takeaways from Deathloop reviews: “One of the smartest and most outright entertaining games of the year”
Deathloop, a new game from Arkane Studios, has finally come out. Critics praised the immersive shooter about assassins stuck in a time loop, calling it one of the best titles of 2021 and a great successor to Dishonored.
Arkane discuss creating Dishonored games in new Noclip documentary
Noclip has released an hour-long documentary on the making of the Dishonored series. The authors talked to Arkane about all aspects of these two games, from creating a concept to designing impressive levels like the famous Clockwork Mansion.