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Arkane Studios

Arkane Studios is a video game developer based in Lyon, France and owned by ZeniMax Media. The studio was founded in 1999 by Raphael Colantonio, its first CEO and creative director, and its first game, Arx Fatalis, was released three years later. Arkane Studios opened an office in Austin, Texas on July 2006. In October 2006, Arkane released another title, Dark Messiah of Might and Magic. In 2008, Arkane recruited Harvey Smith as co-creative director. In August 2010, Arkane Studios was acquired by ZeniMax Media. On June 27, 2017, Colantonio announced stepping down from Arkane Studios.[1] Harvey Smith took over the direction of the Austin studio while Colantonio will stay to Lyon to help the first studio transition to new management.[2]

Arkane Studios is the developer of Dishonored and its DLCDunwall City Trials, The Knife of Dunwall, and The Brigmore Witches, as well as the game's sequel, Dishonored 2.

Video Games

Additional Work

Canceled Video Games

Trivia

  • Arkane Studios was named 2013's "Studio of the Year" by Ben of TheGamerDrive.[3]

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References

  1. A message from Raphael Colantonio on bethesda.net
  2. Prey’s creative director and founder of Arkane Studios, Raphael Colantonio, steps down on rockpapershotgun.com
  3. TheGamerDrive
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