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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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How historically accurate is Skyrim? Part 5

[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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How historically accurate is Skyrim? Part 4

There's lots of things I enjoy about over-analyzing Skyrim, and the responses I get are a big part of that. There are a pleasingly small number of people that misread the title and my intentions ("Oh sure, the game with dragons is veeery ac...   read

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How historically accurate is Skyrim? Part 2

[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak follows up his well received and delightfully educational blog about historical accuracy in Skyrim with an equally interesting part 2. What a long sentence. Want to see your own writing appear on the fro...   read

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Watch us beat the last boss of Skyrim

Okay, that's it. We're done. Skyrim is vanquished, and Ronnie James Dio can now mount his big clean tiger and ride it down into the midnight sea full of shiny diamonds like the eyes of a cat in the black and blue. Or something. Who knows, m...   read

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Ronnie James Dio is lost in a cairn

My old roommate told me there's some trick to Skyrim dungeons where if you follow one of the walls all the way around, you'll find the exit, or something, but I never listened to him. I'm still actually mad because he buckled my frying pan ...   read

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Ronnie James Dio kicks a little wagon around

Our ongoing look at what it would be like if the late heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio continues his exploration of Skyrim. I like to think, in a decade or so, people will look back on this video series the same way they on that Ken Burns...   read

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Let's play Skyrim and offend some Metallica fans

As Ronnie James Dio continues through the land of Skyrim on his stolen horse, we turn our magnifying glasses of journalistic criticism and nitpickery on Metallica and U2. What is the relationship between these two bands of musicians?Watch ...   read

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Watch Dio throw a pot down some stairs and slay a dragon

In our ongoing attempts to break YouTube by uploading the dumbest things possible into it, thereby short-circuiting the Mother Brain and freeing us all from our virtual imprisonment, we've started the second chunk of our adventures in Skyri...   read

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Dio's journey through Skyrim is interrupted by Max's girlfriend

Here's the fourth part of the idiotic Skyrim Let's Play series Bill and I have been doing. The hook is this: we're playing Skyrim, but our character KIND OF looks like Ronnie James Dio. So, we're talking about heavy metal and that sort...   read

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Dio in Skyrim: Part 3 - Don't "Taco" To Strangers

In the third part of our ongoing investigative series on what it would be like if heavy metal pioneer Ronnie James Dio was, in fact, a mage in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. In this installment, we forget more lyrics, and Max's girlfriend ge...   read

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Dio in Skyrim - What did you do the day Dio died?

Continuing our adventures through Skyrim; Max lays out the lengthy tale of what he did the day Dio died. Max's romp involved bottomless mimosas, a 40oz of malt liquor with a condom taped to it, and a deformed raccoon named 'Scary'. I don't...   read

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Skyrim can only get better when you play it as Ronnie James Dio

Max and I decided to start a playthrough of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as the late Ronnie James Dio, the heavy metal legend who had a music video that kinda looks like Skyrim. There's only one problem; Max can't remember any Dio lyrics co...   read

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