Arx Fatalis dev's new studio

Arkane opens US office.

Arkane Studios, the developer behind action RPG Arx Fatalis and forthcoming PC title Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, has opened a new office in Austin, Texas.

And it sounds like they'll be focusing on online gaming in the future - though CEO Raphael Colantonio won't reveal too much of their plans.

Speaking to GameSpot, Colantonio said: "We're interested in the online market, and we believe that the online component will be in many next-gen games.

"There are other forms of online gaming we want to explore that haven't been done yet," he added.

Dark Messiah of Might and Magic is due out this September - why not read our preview while you're waiting.

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