The Empress of Gristol is dead by an assassin's hand. Her bodyguard and confidant is framed for the crime, and set to be executed. When he's freed from prison by sympathizers of the rebellion, he's tasked with collapsing the city of Dunwall's aristocracy, by bloodshed or slander.

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Granny Rags (voice)
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Callista Curnow (voice)
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Alternate Street Speaker (voice)
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Admiral Havelock (voice)
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Piero Joplin (voice)
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Daud (voice)
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Empress Jessamine Kaldwin / Corvo's Heart (voice)
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The Outsider (voice)
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Lord Treavor Pendleton (voice)
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Lord Regent Hiram Burrows (voice)
Zach Hanks ...
Morgan Pendleton / Custis Pendleton (voice)
Anna Graves ...
The Boyle Sisters / Weeper (voice)
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High Overseer Campbell (voice)
Jodi Carlisle ...
Madam Prudence (voice)
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In the plague ridden land of Gristol, Empress Kaldwin is left dead by a hired assassin, and her daughter kidnapped. Though an assassin did the dirty work, to the non witnessed it was her protector, Corvo Attano. Corvo is left to rot in prison only to escape with the help of revolutionaries and a god known as the Outsider. It is up to him to rescue the Empress's daughter and kill her conspirators, leaving a glorious new empire for the princess or a rugged hell hole dependent upon his choices. Written by SemescoHunter

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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If the player killed the announcer during the Dunwall Tower mission, he will be replaced by a female announcer who will be heard through the rest of the game. See more »

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Daud: I'd say I was being punished, but I know the world doesn't punish wicked people.
Daud: You take what comes and the rest is void.
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14 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Story: After being framed for the murder of the Empress and the disappearance of Emily, you and and group of loyalist set out after the people who framed you.

Sound: Music fits perfectly. Enemies make sounds when being knocked unconscious or when being killed. Great sound.

Graphics: Adds a unique feel to the game. Some textures are lacking. Water effects look great.

Gameplay: You can kill people with either a sword, a gun, or a crossbow. You also can purchase grenades and upgrades. You can collect runes to get or improve your powers. You can summon rats to eat people, or slow down time. There are several creative ways you can kill people. You can freeze time when someone fires a bullet at you, you can possess that person and move them in front of their own bullet. Only downside about doing this is both possession and freeze time need to be level 2. Some blood splashes on your screen when killing somebody. You can either go balls out and kill everybody, or you can play the game without killing a single soul. There are also some mini missions inside the major mission.

Length: Varies. You can rush through, or take your time and explore every nook and cranny.

Replay value: Moderate. You can either play a whole game killing everybody, or you can play a whole game without killing anybody.

Overall: A very fun game with a good story and moderate replay value. Worth buying.


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