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This is how Skyrim: Special Edition looks in motion

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has had quite the legacy. Even as someone who stopped playing years ago, its influence continues to be inescapable. The Macho Man and Thomas the Tank Engine mods of the world cannot be contained, and whether you...   read


Skyrim Special Edition has higher system requirements

While I tend to think of the console versions of Skyrim Special Edition first and foremost, the enhanced re-release will also appear on PC. As a reminder, Bethesda is going to give it out as a freebie to folks who own the original base game...   read


Skyrim and Fallout 4 will get mods on PS4, but there's a catch

Xbox One players began tinkering with mods for Fallout 4 back in May, but the rollout on PlayStation 4 hasn't been so straightforward. After notifying users that the update was being delayed on the console, Bethesda eventually made it clear...   read


Skyrim composer pissed at concert that has 'nothing to do with him'

There's a pretty long lineage of game composers falling out with major companies, but this is a new one. Recently, Bethesda announced a London concert for Skyrim, to celebrate the release of the Special Edition of the game. It'll take ...   read


Become the Dovahkiin with Skyrim: Special Edition Dragonborn bundle

Those who are picking up Skyrim: Special Edition this fall may be interested in a collector's edition coming to Best Buy. Exclusive to the store, $75 nets you the game in a steelbook case along with a Dovahkiin mask. The bundle will be ava...   read


Sony to Bethesda: No mods on PlayStation 4

Bethesda made a post announcing that despite their efforts, mod support will not be available on PlayStation 4 for Fallout 4 nor Skyrim: Special Edition. The word "approve" is used in regards to Sony's decision, which implies that it i...   read

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On the scene at E3
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Grading Bethesda's E3 2016 conference

Bethesda tried to wash the taste of EA out of our mouths ahead of the E3 show floor opening and more or less succeeded, but maybe it was just the garlic and cheddar hamburgers Zack grilled up for us while we watched the company finally adm...   read

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Skyrim Holds
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This massive Skyrim mod took more than three years to develop

Looking for a reason to dust off your copy of Skyrim? Holds: The City Overhaul might be the excuse you're looking for. This gigantic mod (a 4 GB download) took its creator Galandil more than three years to put together. Why so long? Because...   read

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Skyrim mod
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That impressive Morrowind mod for Skyrim is coming along

Even if a game doesn't have groundbreaking progress to share, sometimes it's nice just to check in and hear that it's still in production. That goes double for passion projects like the mod Skywind. The folks behind this Morrowind mod for T...   read

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Morrowind-in-Skyrim mod Skywind is looking great in this new update video

Skywind is a full-conversion mod that aims to recreate the much-loved Morrowind and all of its content in the newer, shinier Skyrim engine. It's been in development since what feels like the dawn of time, but things are shaping up pretty n...   read


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Skyrim Xbox One

Bethesda sitting on unreleased Skyrim port for Xbox One

In twilight of 2013, Nintendo put out a remastered The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker for Wii U. One of the key reasons cited for the project's existence was it allowed the Zelda team to experiment and familiarize itself with the new ...   read

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Shirley Curry is a star
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Watch a 79-year-old grandmother play Skyrim, and have your heart warmed

Grandma Shirley, aka Shirley Curry, is a 79-year-old grandmother who "just had a beast of a gaming computer built," allowing her to "play like a Boss! LOL" according to her description on her YouTube channel. Shirley's first let's play of ...   read

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Fallout 4

Fallout 4 will contain twice as many assets as Skyrim

We know a whole lot about Fallout 4 in terms of gameplay details, but very little in the way of the story. That's for the best, but Bethesda is trickling out info every week, including the fact that Fallout 4 will contain twice as...   read

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Skyrim modding

Skyrim Script Extender is now on Steam, so you can easily fix Skyrim

If you’ve done any level of Skyrim modding, you’ve probably come across Skyrim Script Extender. It’s an add-on which massively increases what mods can impact, and a lot of more intensive game-changing mods require it. Unfo...   read

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Daedric axe
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Skyrim's Daedric axe is even more badass in real life

You know that feeling when you acquire a particularly awesome weapon in a video game? Hours of work finally paid off and now you're going to go wreck some fools. This thing will be covered in viscera in just a few minutes, and that will sa...   read

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Xbox One backwards

Black Ops II, Red Dead, Skyrim lead the Xbox One backwards compatibility charge

It's time to check in with the great Xbox One backwards compatibility race! It looks like Call of Duty: Black Ops II has taken over the charts, with 78,172 votes at the time of this writing. Read Dead Redemption and Skyrim fo...   read

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43 minutes of the Oblivion-to-Skyrim port, Skyblivion

Skyrim came out four long years ago now. For four years, we’ve been striding out into the tundra, exploring new cities, fighting in the civil war, all of which conveniently requiring us to go into yet another crypt full of a metric f...   read

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Elder Scrolls

Elder Scrolls Online is now only $12 (until tomorrow anyways)

Update 7/21: Deals are back for next 48 hours or until OOS. If you were ever hesitant on Elder Scrolls Online, GMG is giving extra incentive on Day 3 of their Summer Sale by pricing The ELder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited to only $12 af...   read

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Funko Pop

Fallout, Skyrim, and The Elder Scrolls Online getting Funko Pop! figures

Do you like small plastic bits of tat as much as I do? Great! Well you might want to know that Funko has announced its three newest lines of the Funko Pop! Figurine collection. Considering a certain bit of news that might’ve been anno...   read

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Silky smooth Game Music Lullabies Volume II out now

[Disclosure: Jayson Napolitano, the producer of Game Music Lullabies Volume II, previously wrote for Destructoid. As always, no relationships, personal or professional, were factored into this news post.] It seems like I was only just shar...   read

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Paid Skyrim mods are over

Paid Skyrim mods on Steam are no more, Valve to issue refunds

Earlier today, Bethesda tried to justify its decision to let people charge money for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim mods on Steam, but it was just the latest in a string of failed attempts at damage control. Now there's word from Valve that th...   read

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Skyrim mods

The first paid Skyrim mod has been pulled

Who'd have ever thought selling mods which include other people's work would be a bad idea? It turns out the very first paid Skyrim mod on the Steam Workshop has been removed after accusations that it contained work from other people's free...   read

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Bethesda E3

Bethesda's E3 invites could hint at a Fallout 4 reveal

Bethesda, creator of the Elder Scrolls and the newer series of Fallout games, has sent out invites for its E3 press conference that takes place on Sunday, June 14. Pictured on the invite are reserved seats for characters from vari...   read

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Weekend deals

Weekend Deals: $10 Skyrim Legendary, 25% Off GTA V PC

Whether its fighting random dragons or avoiding helicopter spawns, there's lots of solid deals this weekend for PC gamers. If you know for sure you're going to buy Grand Theft Auto V on PC on release day next month, you can snag 25% off thi...   read

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[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak gives us part five of his historical accuracy in Skyrim series. I can't get enough of these. Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams Electric Toothbrush] Skyr...   read

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