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Playing Skyrim, Darksiders and The Crysis on a Razer Edge photo
Playing Skyrim, Darksiders and The Crysis on a Razer Edge
by Jim Sterling

Your old buddy Jim Sterling has borrowed a Razer Edge with which to do all sorts of videogame things. You can watch me have a bit of a play on Skyrim, Crysis, Castle Crashers, and Darksiders II if you want. I try to make it interesting. A bit.

A more thorough write-up on the Edge will be coming in the future, but for now, watch me do playing about for a bit or something. If you want. You don't really have to.

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4:00 AM on 07.06.2013

The Villager pays a visit to Skyrim

Such innocence and bloodshed, yet that smile never goes away.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:00 AM on 07.02.2013

Smash things with the real life Skyrim Orc Axe

Man At Arms latest videogame inspired creation is the Orc Axe from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The coolest aspect of this creation is how the blacksmith made the weapon look as if an actual orc would make it given that they wouldn't have access to power tools and the like. Neat!

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Jimquisition: Guns Blazing photo
Jimquisition: Guns Blazing
by Jim Sterling

Dark Souls 2 is all about going in, guns blazing, and hoping to God it works. Oh dear.

Namco Bandai's PR chief recently shone a spectacular light on the broken mentality of "AAA" publishers, describing the promotion of high profile games as something akin to a spray n' pray crapshoot. Despite the first Dark Souls showing the world how real success is won, it appears lessons will not be learned.

So start praying.

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7:00 PM on 05.13.2013

Elder Kings mod brings Tamriel to Crusader Kings II

With the Elder Kings mod you can now bring the rich world of The Elder Scrolls into Crusader Kings II. Everyone from Argonians, Dunmer, Nords, Falmer, Khajit, Bosmer, and the Empire are here and playable in Paradox Devel...

Joshua Derocher

8:00 AM on 04.26.2013

Halo, Modern Warfare 2, & Skyrim brought together

Musician Sarah Schachner did a little arrangement where she covered the Halo, Modern Warfare 2, and Skyrim themes back-to-back. The covers sound wonderful, and it's all even more impressive once you see that Sarah played every instrument herself. [Via The Awesomer]

Hamza CTZ Aziz







The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition announced photo
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition announced
by Jim Sterling

Bethesda has today announced The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition. Can you guess what that means? Did you guess a rerelease of Skyrim with all of the downloadable content? Wow, you're psychic!

Released on June 7 for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, the Legendary Edition includes Hearthfire, Dawnguard, and Dragonborn, along with updates that include mounted combat, combat cameras, Legendary Difficulty and Legendary Skills. 

And so soon after the PS3 finally got all the DLC, too! Damn. 

The new release will retail at $59.99 if you're interested. 

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6:00 AM on 04.19.2013

The horrific Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mod for Skyrim

Bethesda may be done with Skyrim now, but the fans will never be stop. Mods will continue to come, like this latest one by modder Higeyoshi that adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Skyrim. I'm not going to be sleeping we...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Bethesda's Next Game, Killer Is Dead-Sexy & Lobo DLC photo
Bethesda's Next Game, Killer Is Dead-Sexy & Lobo DLC
by Max Scoville

Hello boys and girls, here's today's Destructoid Show for you to rub your dirty little eyeballs all over. Mmmm. Yes, just like that.

Bethesda is done with Skyrim, and they've now begun teasing their next exciting mystery project. Killer Is Dead has dirty nasty sexy gigolo missions for you to do when your parents aren't in the room. Respawn Entertainment trademarks "Titan," whatever that means. XCOM promotional materials are disappearing from the web, possibly to pave way for a rebranding, and Lobo is the first DLC for Injustice: Gods Among Us.

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Bethesda versus freemium multiplayer sequels photo
Bethesda versus freemium multiplayer sequels
by Jim Sterling

The game industry tells us many things in order to justify its various activities. Multiplayer is added to so many games because solo experiences are dying. Online passes are needed because used games are killing creativity. Creativity is dead because new intellectual property is too difficult to establish. 

Despite these claims, there is much evidence of success to the contrary. Single-player games that sell well, releases that survive without scads of launch day downloadable content, and companies that are doing just fine without having to wage war on the used game market. 

In my opinion, Bethesda has been one company that really goes against the grain. As a publisher of what's called "AAA" games, the company has had success with such games as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fallout 3, and Dishonored -- each game bucking "AAA" trends in some way or other. 

Why, exactly, is Bethesda able to get away with it?

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12:45 PM on 04.15.2013

Bethesda officially done with Skyrim, moving on

Bethesda has today announced that its The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is officially done. Its team has wrapped up, and will be moving on to new projects. Although there'll be no major additions, minor updates are still promised f...

Jim Sterling

2:15 PM on 04.08.2013

Skyrim update 1.9 hits consoles, adds in Legendary mode

Just a few weeks ago, Bethesda released its 1.9 Beta update to the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim which introduced its Legendary difficulty, Legendary skills, as well as a number of bug fixes. It didn't take long f...

Jason Cabral

6:00 PM on 04.07.2013

Go home, Dovahbear! You're drunk!

Dovahbear don't let sh*t get in his way. This is the third Skyrim Flash film by animator Joe Bowers. You may remember catching his original "Skyrim : Bear" cartoon or its sequel "Skyrim : Dovahbear," both which inspired...

Tony Ponce

1:00 PM on 04.06.2013

These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful

Watch out, Ashley Davis! You are not the only one capable of turning violent videogames into adorable children's entertainment! Aussie artist DrFaustusAU has a talent for emulating the distinctive style of Dr. Seuss book cove...

Tony Ponce

10:00 AM on 03.29.2013

Skyrim DLC 50% off until April 1 (on Xbox Live BOOO!)

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will have its downloadable content available at half price until April 1, meaning you can snag Dawnguard and Dragonborn for ten bucks apiece. Rather, you can get them for 800 Microsoft Points, as t...

Jim Sterling



In defense of shorter games photo
In defense of shorter games
by Vito Gesualdi

I was recently listening to a keen little gaming podcast done by some friends of mine, when they got on the interesting topic of what common game review critique they would outlaw, if possible. After a bit of thought, they unanimously agreed that they were tired of baseless complaints about game length, something I definitely agree with.

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