All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Elder Scrolls’

‘Elder Scrolls Online’ Collector’s Edition Announced

The April release of The Elder Scrolls Online is getting nearer, and Bethesda’s Tamriel-based MMO is beginning to take on its final form. The publisher today announced that The Elder Scrolls Online will, unsurprisingly, get a collector’s edition. The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition is packed with all the physical and digital add-ons MMO fans are used to in collector’s …

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The Elder Scrolls Online Hits PC On April 4, Consoles In June

Earlier this year, Bethesda revealed that it was making an MMO based on its popular Elder Scrolls franchise. The Elder Scrolls Online is the latest MMO based on a popular franchise to have a go at the subscription-based MMO model that has failed so many popular properties before. Will it succeed where others, like Star Wars: The Old Republic, have …

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Here’s How Character Progression Works In The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls franchise has always had a unique take on character progression where player abilities leveled up with use. This system has been in use all the way up through the latest game – Skyrim – but some fans may be concerned that Zenimax Online would take a different approach with the franchise’s first foray into MMOs. In the …

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Skyrim Mash-Up Pack Coming To Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition

It’s been almost two years since Skyrim came out and devoured what little free time you had. Now you find the game a little boring though, and you don’t go back to it as much anymore. Unfortunately, there won’t be any more DLC released for it, but you can soon experience Skyrim in an entirely new way in Minecraft Xbox …

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Here’s How Character Creation Works In The Elder Scrolls Online

Character creation is key to The Elder Scrolls Online experience. That’s at least what Zenimax Online Studios says about the upcoming MMO. In the latest trailer for The Elder Scrolls Online, the team shows off the character creation tool that all players will use when they first start up the game. Like most character creation systems, players will be able …

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‘The Elder Scrolls Anthology’ Bundle Announced

Since 1994, the Elder Scrolls series has been enthralling gamers with a sprawling world filled with classic fantasy tropes. In 2011, Skyrim brought the series to a prominence it had not yet seen with fantastic visuals, dragons, and shouting. This week, Bethesda announced a collection for gamers who may not have played Elder Scrolls games other than Skyrim. The Elder …

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Travel To Coldharbour In Latest Elder Scrolls Online Trailer

With Skyrim officially wrapped up, players might find themselves yearning for more adventures in Tamriel sooner rather than later. The Elder Scrolls Online might just scratch that particular itch when it launches later this year. in the latest trailer for the MMO, the game’s producers reveal that the Daedric Lord Molag Bal is the key antagonist throughout the game’s main …

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Bethesda Teases Mystery Game Again, It’s Still Not Fallout 4

Earlier this week, Bethesda teased its next game via Vine. Fans speculated it was Fallout 4 as work on Skyrim has now been completed. Bethesda says that’s not the case, and its latest Vine teaser seems to suggest they’re telling the truth on this one. Over the past two days, Bethesda has posted two more Vine teasers on its Twitter …

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Bethesda Teases New Game Via Vine, It’s Not Fallout 4

Just yesterday, Bethesda Game Studios announced that it’s officially done with Skyrim. The studio is moving all of its team to full time development on its next title, and a recent teaser may point to what that game is. Bethesda posted the following Vine teaser on its Twitter account today: vine.co/v/bFPjjheVnau — Bethesda Softworks (@Bethblog) April 16, 2013 As you …

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Skyrim Is Officially Finished, Bethesda Moves Team To New Project

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim came out in late 2011 to multiple game of the year awards, and one too many arrow in the knee memes. Since then, Bethesda has released three DLC expansions with Dragonborn being the latest. Now Bethesda is ready to move on to its next project. On the official Bethesda blog, the studio announced that Skyrim …

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Skyrim PlayStation 3 DLC Finally Dated

Between the new live-action God of War: Ascension Super Bowl commercial and the fact that the reveal of the PlayStation 4 is less than one month away, Sony fans are feeling pretty good right now. They’re probably thinking their day can’t get any better, but they are wrong. Bethesda has jumped on the Sony hype train today by finally announcing …

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Elder Scrolls Online Beta Sign-Ups Are Live, 6-Minute Cinematic Trailer Released

The announcement Elder Scrolls and MMO fans alike have been waiting for has finally arrived. Bethesda has officially opened sign-ups for The Elder Scrolls Online beta testing. The sign-up questionnaire can be found on The Elder Scrolls Online website here. The questions include guild affiliation, previous MMOs played, previous Elder Scrolls games played, play style, and a DxDiag file from …

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Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer Dives Deep Into Lore

There’s quite a bit of trepidation surrounding The Elder Scrolls Online, the upcoming MMO set in the world of the Elder Scrolls series. Though co-op gameplay was an frequently requested feature for Skyrim and Oblivion, throwing thousands of players together into Tamriel can seem like overcompensation for years without Elder Scrolls multiplayer. Also, fears that the normal MMO formula and …

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Skyrim’s Dragonborn Expansion Lands On Xbox 360 Tomorrow

It’s been over a year since the launch of 2011’s undisputed game of the year – The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Since then, the game has received two pieces of DLC in Dawnguard and Hearthfire. Both expansions have launched on the PC and Xbox 360, but PS3 players have been left out with little to no explanation. It looks like …

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Skyrim’s “Dragonborn” DLC Will Take Players to Solstheim

Bethesda today updated its Elder Scrolls website, revealing new details about the upcoming Dragonborn DLC for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Players who purchase the content will be able to travel outside the province of Skyrim, to the island of Solstheim. Solstheim is located to the northwest of Vvardenfell, where The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. The island and the city …

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The Elder Scrolls Online Gets Its First Real Gameplay Trailer

I’ve mostly gotten over the existence of The Elder Scrolls Online. We’ll still get the excellent single-player romps through Tamriel, and the MMO junkies can explore one of the more interesting fantasy worlds in gaming history. It’s a win-win for everybody. Now that the shock has worn off, Zenimax Online is ready to take the wraps off its newest MMO. …

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Skyrim ‘Dragonborn’ DLC Trailer Released

It’s been nearly a year since The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was released to universal acclaim, and Bethesda has kept the game alive through the Dawnguard and Hearthfire downloadable content (DLC) packs. This is in addition to the PC modding community’s tweaks and overhauls. It seems that Skyrim, like Oblivion before it, will almost certainly be played for years to …

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Skyrim Premium Edition Spotted on Amazon

Aside from Dishonored, Bethesda doesn’t have a huge title hitting store shelves this holiday season. Instead, it appears the company is preparing to offer last year’s hit Skyrim in a special “Premium Edition” bundle. At least in Germany, that is. Over on amazon.de the listing for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim now includes photos of a premium edition version box …

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Next Skyrim DLC Takes Players Back To Morrowind [Rumor]

The last bit of Skyrim DLC to be released was a little disappointing. Hearthfire was a cool concept, but building your own home can’t compare to new adventures in foreign lands. The new DLC for Skyrim looks to be a return to the kind of DLC that players yearn for. The Skyrim PC community found some hidden secrets in the …

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Skyrim’s Dawnguard DLC Might Not Make It To PS3 After All

Skyrim’s first DLC expansion, Dawnguard, was a pretty fun experience. It wasn’t anything mind blowing, but Elder Scrolls fans would get a kick out of it. Dawnguard hit the Xbox 360 first in June and then the PC in early August. The PS3 version has been MIA due to a number of technical issues holding it back. Unfortunately, it looks …

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Build Homes In Skyrim With Hearthfire On September 4

The Dovahkiin has saved the land of Skyrim more than once now. He or she has stopped the world eater Alduin from destroying Sovngarde. The dragonborn has also put a stop to the machinations of the vampires with the help of the Dawnguard. Now it’s time for rest, but you first have to build a house. Bethesda announced that Hearthfire, …

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Watch Conan O’Brien Adventure Through The World Of Skyrim As Mr. Buttons

I’ve already made it clear that I think Conan O’Brien is the greatest game critic of our time. His total lack of understanding for the medium makes his criticism all the more impartial and hilariously harsh. During his last review, he took on Minecraft and said it reminded him of the great potato famine. This week, he takes on much …

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Skyrim’s Dawnguard DLC Hits Steam, Delayed On PS3

Quakecon 2012 is this weekend and I couldn’t be more excited. All things id will be on display with John Carmack already announcing that Doom 4 is in development. More announcements are to come with id and their owners, Bethesda, both showing off new wares. One such announcement that’s sure to delight Skyrim players was made late yesterday. Bethesda announced …

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Skyrim 1.7 Enters Beta On Steam, Available On Xbox 360 And PS3 Soon

After successfully publishing the first DLC pack for the Xbox 360 version of Skyrim, Bethesda is hard at work pushing new updates to Skyrim through various patches and title updates. The latest update to Skyrim comes in the form of the 1.7 beta that’s currently available on Steam. Version 1.7 doesn’t have anything game changing like in the 1.6 update …

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Skyrim: Dawnguard DLC Release Date Outed By Twitter

Game publishers increasingly rely on Twitter to let their fans know about the latest games and news that matters. It’s rare to see a major publisher rely on the micro-blogging service use Twitter exclusively to reveal a launch date, but Bethesda just did that. The publisher announced on Friday exclusively through Twitter that Dawnguard, the new expansion for Skyrim, would …

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Skyrim For Xbox 360 Gets Mounted Combat In Latest Update

Bethesda has been more aggressive than usual in post-game support for Skyrim which has led to some amazing new features like archer and magic kill cams. One of the latest upgrades came in the form of mounted combat for the PC version, but now that update has hit the Xbox 360. Bethesda announced today that the 1.6 update for Skyrim …

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Bethesda Moves Alduin Wall To Its Office [Pictures]

Bethesda is an awesome company. Not only do they make two of the greatest gaming franchises (Elder Scrolls, and Elder Scrolls Future Fallout) they have a great office. It is now even better with the addition of the commissioned Skyrim Alduin Wall that was on display at E3 and PAX. The Alduin wall played a prominent part in the game. …

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The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer Reminiscent Of Skyrim

I’m just starting to get over the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online yesterday and I’m beginning to accept it. While I still don’t think it’s a good idea to move an established single-player franchise into the MMO space, ZeniMax can do whatever they want with the franchise. If the first trailer is any indication, at least it will get …

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Elder Scrolls Online Announced, Coming To PC And Mac Next Year

I’m going to be honest here – I hate MMOs. I find that they are derivative experiences that largely appeal to the lowest common denominator and more often than not tarnish a brand. That’s why I’m fuming today with the news that Bethesda is taking their storied Elder Scrolls franchise into the realm of MMOs. Game Informer revealed its June …

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Skyrim 1.5 Update Adds More Kill Cams

I think we can all agree that Skyrim is a pretty fantastic game worthy of all the praise, including game of the year at GDC. Like with any good game, however, there are always ways to improve. Bethesda has taken this to heart with Skyrim and is adding even more community content as official patches. The Bethesda Blog was updated …

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