Arkane Studios

Arkane Studios is a video game developer based in Lyon, France. It was founded in 1999, and released its first game, Arx Fatalis, in 2002. Arkane Studios opened an Austin, Texas-based office in July 2006.

In 2006, Arkane Studios developed Dark Messiah of Might and Magic in collaboration with Floodgate Entertainment and Kuju Entertainment. Dark Messiah was the second title launched in the Ubisoft continuity. Arkane ported the game on the Xbox 360 in 2008, additionally subtitling it Elements.

In July 2009, 2K Marin announced that Arkane was signed up to help with Bioshock 2 development, more specific - "design, animation, and art".


  • Arx Fatalis (2002)
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic (2006)
  • Arx Fatalis: Collector's Edition (2007)
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic: Elements (2008)
  • BioShock 2 (2010)
  • Dishonored (2012)
  • Dishonored 2 (2016)
  • The Crossing (Work in Progress)

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