Founded in 1999, Arkane Studios is an independent game developer with offices in Lyon, France and Austin, Texas.

The company's passions are invested in first-person immersive games with depth.

Arkane released its first game, Arx Fatalis, in 2002. With its innovative magic systems and rich, cohesive environments, Arx earned the studio some major awards, including a nomination as Rookie Studio of the Year.

In 2006, Arkane created Dark Messiah of Might & Magic, a game known for innovations in body awareness and its unique first-person combat system. Dark Messiah garnered the IGN Reader’s Choice for the Best PC Action Game of 2006.

Along the way, Arkane Studios has worked on projects with Valve, Activision, Electronic Arts and 2K Games, contributing to AAA games such as Call of Duty : World at War and Bioshock 2.

Today Arkane continues to innovate and expand, embracing new design concepts and game technologies while staying true to its passions for creating deep, immersive environments.

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Void Engine

Void Engine

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The studio developed its engine, writing it from scratch. The name of the engine comes from a special place in the world of the game Dishonored. This...

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Prey (2017)

Prey (2017)

First Person Shooter

Story In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter...




You are the once-trusted bodyguard of the Empress. Framed for her murder and driven by revenge, you must become an infamous assassin, known only by the...

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider


Be a badass supernatural assassin and take on the role of notorious Billie Lurk as she reunites with her mentor Daud in order to pull off the greatest...

Dishonored 2

Dishonored 2


Dishonored 2 takes your protagonist - choose between Corvo Attano and Emily Kaldwin - to the coastal city of Karnaca where the choices you make will have...

Arx Fatalis

Arx Fatalis

Role Playing

Its the Dark Age. Cast away from the surface of the Earth by the disappearance of the sun, Mankind lived hidden underground in the Fortress of Arx. Humans...

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

First Person Shooter

Explore the secluded region of Ashan, where fearless orcs, wild goblins, dreadful undead, elusive trolls, gigantic dragons and many other creatures stunning...


I be looking forward to dishonored.

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