• Deathloop director says Xbox Game Pass will let Arkane “remain creative”

    24 days ago - By VG 247

    A number of the studio's titles have recently come to the subscription service. The director of Arkane Lyon's upcoming Deathloop , Dinga Bakaba, has said that Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service will allow it to keep doing “creative” projects. Speaking to Press Start , the developer said that Arkane joining Xbox Game Studios as part of Microsoft acquiring Bethesda parent company ZeniMax Media came as a surprise, but that ultimately this was good news for Arkane. Deathloop is set to launch on May 21 , but in an odd turn of events it isn't coming to Xbox platforms. The title is a...
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  • Arkane Studios: Xbox Game Pass Will Allow Us to Remain Creative

    Arkane Studios: Xbox Game Pass Will Allow Us to Remain Creative

    24 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Earlier this month Microsoft completed its acquisition of Bethesda Softworks' parent company ZeniMax Media. One of the developers now part of Xbox is Arkane Studios, best known for the Dishonored franchise and Prey .
    Arkane Studios' Dinga Bakaba in an interview with Press Start said that Xbox Game Pass will let the developer remain creative with its future titles.
    "Being able to be apart of the Xbox Game Pass ecosystem makes things a bit different for us, because we can occupy a space in that service, and we will continue to make the kind of games that we make and make them well," said...
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  • Deathloop Tells a Self-Contained Story, Says Game Director

    Deathloop Tells a Self-Contained Story, Says Game Director

    24 days ago - By VG Chartz

    The next game from Arkane Studios, Deathloop , is less than two months away from release. Game director Dinga Bakaba in an interview with Press Start said the game has a self-contained story, but there is always room to tell more stories in the future.
    "There's always more stories to tell, but at the same time, it's been envisioned as a self-contained thing," Bakaba said. "Since the theme is about moving on, I think it's fitting that it's something that has a beginning and an end to this story. We might want to explore things in the future, but the story doesn't end with a...
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  • Deathloop Dev Opens Up On How Xbox Game Pass Gives Arkane Creative Freedom

    Deathloop Dev Opens Up On How Xbox Game Pass Gives Arkane Creative Freedom

    24 days ago - By Game Informer

    Deathloop is the newest studio from Arkane Lyon and its art style and time jumps are intrinsically fascinating. What's also fascinating is how the Xbox Game Pass continues to evolve and seemingly pushes the industry in a positive direction in many ways. So what's the correlation between the two? Creative freedom.
    In a recent interview with Press Start , Deathloop director Dinga Bakaba (who you may remember from our hilarious Rapid Fire video ) and art director Sebastien Mitton opened up about the positive impact the Xbox Game Pass has had on the team. Following ZeniMax's acquisition, which...
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