< Back to Press Releases


Dishonored, Winner of Eurogamer’s Gamescom Game of Show Award, Playable for the First Time in the UK

Brighton, UK, 24th August 2012: Eurogamer Expo, the UK's biggest and best gaming festival, is pleased to announce that DishonoredTM and DOOM? 3 BFG Edition™, published by Bethesda Softworks?, a ZeniMax? Media company, will both be playable for the first time in the UK at this year's show.

The Eurogamer Expo will be returning to London's Earls Court from 27th-30th September 2012 and is expected to welcome over 50,000 gamers.

Dishonored is a new first-person action game developed by Arkane Studios in which the player takes on the role of Corvo, a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. This week the game claimed Eurogamer.net's Gamescom Game of the Show award. Dishonored is set for release throughout Europe on October 12.

DOOM 3 BFG Edition will be available throughout Europe on October 19 and features DOOM 3 and the Resurrection of Evil? add-on pack, both of which have been completely remastered, as well as seven new levels entitled "The Lost Mission". Buyers will also get their hands on DOOM and DOOM 2 as part of the package.

"We love games that let players make their own fun using flexible systems, and Dishonored looks like the best example of this in a long time, so it was an easy decision to make it our Gamescom Game of the Show," said Tom Bramwell, Eurogamer Operations Director and Editor of Eurogamer.net. "We're also delighted to have it playable at the Eurogamer Expo, and it will be a great chance for gamers to experience the remastered DOOM 3, too!"

This year's Eurogamer Expo promises more playable games than ever (including a large number of UK first-plays), our highest-profile developer session schedule, as well as a number of satellite events including the Games Industry Fair.

Tickets for Eurogamer Expo 2012 are now available at www.eurogamerexpo.com.

About Eurogamer Network Ltd.

Founded in 1999, Eurogamer Network Limited publishes Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages. The company also publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry International and Outside Xbox, a video site dedicated to the Xbox community, and represents several partner websites including VG247.com, RockPaperShotgun.com and NintendoLife.com. In addition to its online publications, Eurogamer Network produces live public and trade shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming event, and Rezzed, the PC and indie games show. More information on Eurogamer Network Limited can be found at www.eurogamer.biz.

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from five of the world’s top development studios– Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, and MachineGames– are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM?, QUAKE?, The Elder Scrolls?, Fallout?, Wolfenstein? and RAGE?. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.

About Arkane Studios

Founded in 1999, Arkane, a ZeniMax Media company, has offices located in Lyon, France and Austin, Texas and has attracted diverse and talented developers with a passion for creating detailed, immersive worlds.

Dishonored, Arkane, Arx Fatalis, Bethesda, Bethesda Game Studios, Bethesda Softworks, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, The Elder Scrolls, ZeniMax and related logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Fallout is a trademark or registered trademark of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. DOOM, QUAKE, RAGE, Wolfenstein, id, id Software and related logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of id Software LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries.

About id Software:

id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com. id, id Tech, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Resurrection of Evil, QUAKE, RAGE, Enemy Territory, and QuakeCon and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of id Software LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved.?

Games Press

Games Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com