The latest news from our desk-buddies on the Gamer Network events team is that EGX 2016 will host the worldwide debut, in playable form, of Arkane’s Dishonored 2. The show, which takes places at NEC Birmingham in a couple of weeks’ time, will mark the first time anywhere that members of the public will be able to get their hands on the game.
I can report that they’re looking pretty smug about it, and so they should. Dishonored was a wicked slice of steampunk stealth action, and its sequel looks good; we named it as one of our , and Aoife had an illuminating chat about it with director Harvey Smith at Gamescom a few weeks ago – check out the video below. Oh, and for a chance to win a queue-jump pass for the game, .
Dishonored 2 joins a rapidly lengthening at EGX 2016 – other notable recent additions to the line-up include Titanfall 2 (which is also looking like a good time, by the way) and FIFA 17. Here are a few edited highlights: