While it seems that the Xbox edition of Minecraft is always playing catch up, I can’t help but get just as exited over every update and every little bit of new content added as I did when playing on the PC. Owners of Minecraft 360 (as I like to refer to it as) are awaiting the release of the 1.7.3 update which will bring about shears, pistons and many bug fixes among other things.
Most notably though will be the option to customise the skin of your character thanks to a handy skin DLC pack planned for release along side the update. The price of the pack has not yet been stated but we do know that it will contain 40 skins including a King, a Creeper, Splosion Man, Covenant Grunt and Trials Man.
Five more skins have also recently been unveiled. The newcomers include: Ms Splosion Man, Clayton Carmine (Gears of War), Banjo (Banjo and Kazooie), Jack of Blades (Fable) and a prisoner.
A host of new screen have been released today showing off Arkane Studios’ Dishonored, a title which I’ve been quietly keeping tabs on since I saw the first concept art emerge last year. The game is set in an industrial whaling city with a mix of high technology and mysticism known as Dunwall. You will play as a supernatural assassin in Dishonored and there is promised to be a very flexible combat system which will allow you to mix stealth, supernatural powers and brute force to achieve your goals.
The world has been created by Half-Life 2 art director Viktor Antonov, and the visual similarities with City 17 are subtle but noticeable. I also get a sense of inspiration from Fable III in some of the screen shots, maybe that is just me though. Hit the jump for all the images, and click on them to see them in all their full size glory. …