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2:30 PM on 01.30.2014

QuakeCon 2014 dates set for July 17 - 20

One of the year's great LAN parties returns to Dallas earlier than normal. ZeniMax has confirmed QuakeCon 2014 will take place from Thursday, July 17 - Sunday, July 20 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. As a result of the date chan...

Jordan Devore

11:30 AM on 01.29.2014

Pay extra to play as an Imperial in TES Online

Bethesda has announced The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition, available in a physical form ($99.99) or digitally ($79.99). It contains the typical bonuses one would expect of an Elder Scrolls collector's edition, but then...

Jordan Devore







You must watch this Elder Scrolls Online video right now photo
You must watch this Elder Scrolls Online video right now
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Yes, it's a cinematic, but it's one hell of an impressive cinematic. Fan or not, you can't help but get excited for The Elder Scrolls Online after watching this eight minute long movie. Makes you really wish for an actual Elder Scrolls animated movie like this. At the very least, we may be getting more short movies like this based on how this one ends.

The Elder Scrolls Online will be out on April 4 for Windows and OS X, and in June for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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11:30 PM on 01.28.2014

The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition details leaked

Whoops! Looks like Amazon screwed up. An Amazon user by the name of Char noticed that the Dishonored Game of the Year listing had an image of The Elder Scrolls collector's edition instead. The Imperial Edition as it's called ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 PM on 01.28.2014

The Elder Scrolls Online won't require a PS+ subscription

A Twitter Q&A session on the official PlayStation Blog has confirmed that a subscription to PlayStation Plus won't be required to play The Elder Scrolls Online. Game director Matt Firor says that just the already confirme...

Alasdair Duncan

3:00 PM on 01.23.2014

The Elder Scrolls Online's voice cast sounds expensive

Don't get me wrong, I appreciate great voice work and after seeing the lineup for The Elder Scrolls Online, I don't think the game will disappoint in that regard. But going for big-name, recognizable talent runs the risk of ...

Jordan Devore

9:30 AM on 01.17.2014

Skyrim / BioShock Infinite & Borderlands 2 / Dishonored

2K and Bethesda Softworks are buddying up to release two new combo bundles of their recent hit games. One bundle combines The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim & BioShock Infinite while the other includes Borderlands 2 & Dishon...

Dale North

11:45 AM on 01.13.2014

Turns out blacksmithing is tougher than in Skyrim

I don't think that anyone really thought that Skyrim provided an accurate depiction of a blacksmith's trade. I mean, those dudes have to hit stuff for a really long time. It looks too tedious to be fun. Unless they have...

Brett Makedonski

9:00 PM on 01.10.2014

Quake Live has finally left the browser

Gosh, Quake Live brings me back. Bethesda has announced that the standalone client for this free-to-play, browser-based game is out now on PC. Existing players will need to download a launcher which will update their installa...

Jordan Devore

2:30 PM on 01.06.2014

Skywind modders release first developer video

Last month saw the alpha release of Skywind, a Skyrim mod that transports players back to the land of Morrowind. More than just a rehash of old content, the developers have reworked and altered much of the original game's me...

Alessandro Fillari

9:06 AM on 01.03.2014

Bethesda working to bring the Fallout games back to Steam

If you were losing your sh*t about the Fallout series games disappearing from Steam, here's some good news from Bethesda's Twitter: We’re working to return classic @Fallout games (1, 2, Tactics) to Steam and will provi...

Dale North

11:00 AM on 12.17.2013

Skyrim mod restores content cut by Bethesda

Skyrim modder Arthmoor managed to find some content that didn't make it into the game's release, and he has done his best to add it back into the game. He released the Cutting Room Floor mod to restore a few NPCs, some quest...

Joshua Derocher

10:30 AM on 12.12.2013

Deal North: Bethesda deals on Amazon for cheap

Here's a quick deal roundup from our deals corgi this morning on a bunch of Bethesda games. Did you know that Amazon is selling Bethesda's games digitally? Now you do! Speaking of Bethesda, how 'bout that Fallout 4? No? Well,...

Dale North





4:05 PM on 12.11.2013

Next Fallout reportedly set in Boston

As disappointing as it was to see the survivor2299.com teaser site end up being a hoax, Bethesda making another Fallout game is a matter of when, not if. It's really the time frame we're more concerned about, and based on cas...

Jordan Devore



The Elder Scrolls Online hits PC/Mac first in April photo
The Elder Scrolls Online hits PC/Mac first in April
by Jordan Devore

ZeniMax Online Studios has come out with a suitably memorable release date for The Elder Scrolls Online: April 4, 2014 (aka 4.4.14). That's when the massively multiplayer online role-playing game will arrive on PC and Mac -- hopefully without too many launch-window issues. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions are coming a bit later in June.

Glad to have this news out of the way, but it's the new trailer I'm more interested in. It features some PvP, which basically amounts to crowds of people wailing on one another and some occasional structural damage. A faction-based approach worked quite well in Guild Wars 2, and I'm keen to experience a similar system in TES Online.

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8:00 PM on 12.09.2013

Mikami: It's become harder to make players afraid

I've got high hopes for Tango Gameworks' The Evil Within. It's the return of Shinji Mikami and, hopefully, big-budget survival horror. Games like Outlast have scared us silly, but it's also possible to point to series like De...

Jordan Devore