Dishonored: The Tales From Dunwall Premieres


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Following the marketing trend of creating a web series that leads into the launch of a videogame, Bethesda today released the first in a three-part web series for the upcoming Dishonored.

Dishonored: The Tales From Dunwall is a series of animated prequels that tell a few of the stories that have shaped the Dunwall players will see in the game. Bethesda claims the episodes are primarily produced by hand, though enhanced with 3D elements "to add a painterly atmosphere, dimension, and depth to each shot. The stories are narrated by Chloe Moretz of Kick Ass and Let Me In fame.

The first tale in the series, seen below, follows the story of Esmund Roseburrow, a failed inventor who came to Dunwall and transformed it with technology. The video features a look at how Dunwall got its steampunk veneer and a glimpse at a character players are sure to come across during the game...