New Dishonored 2 Gameplay Shows a Stealthy, Non-Lethal Approach

Players can chain non-lethal attacks with the Domino power or use the Rewire tool to incapacitate robots.

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Dishonored 2 can be played in multiple different ways, whether you want to kill anyone who gets in your way or spare everyone's lives. The latest gameplay video takes the latter approach and shows all the powers and tools players can use to finish a mission non-lethally.

The video follows Emily Kaldwin as she infiltrates inventor Kirin Jindosh's mansion. This mission is similar to what was showcased in yesterday's trailer, but this time, she has to save Anton Sokolov. She makes it through the entire mission without killing anyone, using the Rewire tool to incapacitate robots and the Domino power to knock out multiple guards at once. You can watch the full thing in the video at the top of this article.

It was recently announced that preordering Dishonored 2 grants you access to the full game a day early. Additionally, everyone who preorders will get a free copy of Dishonored: Definitive Edition.

Unlike the original game, Dishonored 2's protagonists, Emily and Corvo, are voiced. GameSpot got the opportunity to talk to creative director Harvey Smith about how they designed each character to make them feel different.

"We knew we wanted to make Emily no matter what, and then we were like, 'God, we really feel nostalgic about Corvo. Let's do both of them,'" Smith said. "At first, we were thinking, 'Let's just throw all the powers into one big pool.' Then it became more and more interesting to us to say, 'No, the powers reflect their lives or their time in the world.'

"Corvo has Rat Swarm because he got his powers during the Rat Plague," Smith continued. "You can look at Emily: she's a ruler, so of course she has Mesmerize."

Dishonored 2 releases for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 11.

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