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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


RPG deals: $12 Dragon's Dogma, $26 Elder Scrolls Online Gold on PC

It's the season of triple-A as Battlefield 1, Civilization VI, and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare arrive. If you're a patient gamer who yawns at these upcoming releases and prefers to partake in the fine nectar of oldies but goodies (at equ...   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


Westworld co-creator took inspiration from Red Dead and Elder Scrolls

HBO is hoping that its new TV show Westworld will be its next Game of Thrones-level hit, but based on the middling first episode I'm not sure how that's going to play out. Speaking to Vice, showrunner and co-creator Jonathan ...   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


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


Elder Scrolls Online Gold for 40% off on release day

Save green if you're going gold. Today Bethesda launched its new The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Edition for $59.99 which includes the base TESO game plus its four DLC expansions. The game also popped up at GMG today for $49.99, which i...   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


Bethesda challenges Peter Jackson to make an Elder Scrolls film

Bethesda isn't quite ready to jump into bed with film production companies just yet. While Warcraft is tearing up China and Assassin's Creed is poised to make some money with its brand recognition and multi-hundred dollar pre...   read


That Elder Scrolls card game enters open beta today

The Elder Scrolls Legends, a game we haven't heard much about since it was announced at E3 last year, is heading into open beta. You can grab it today by loading up the official Bethesda launcher (yep, yet another one to install). The launc...   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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The Elder Scrolls Online is going to be less restrictive

Two big showings dropped for fans of Bethesda's massively multiplayer role-playing game The Elder Scrolls Online. The first was a trailer for the assassin-focused expansion, The Dark Brotherhood. There was a lot of stabby-stabby, like you'd...   read

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Elder Scrolls: Legends
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Here's The Elder Scrolls: Legends intro cinematic

At Bethesda's E3 showcase this evening, Pete Hines got up on stage to talk about the card game set in its fantasy world. It has been in beta for a handful of players for a few months, and that beta will be opening up further soon. Some of t...   read

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Evil Within, Prey, Wolfenstein sequels, Skyrim remaster rumored for Bethesda at E3

[Update: Spotted by VideoGamer's David Scammell, here's a retailer page for Skyrim: Definitive Edition, which has a listed release date of November 23.] And the E3 rumor train has left the station! According to multiple sourc...   read

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Did You Know Gaming tackles the worst Elder Scrolls game

Bethesda games often have interesting development cycles, and that goes double for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Did You Know Gaming gives us a great look at Oblivion's various struggles and triumphs, including a reminder of the PSP spinoff t...   read

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Elder Scrolls IV

Canceled Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion PSP footage surfaces

Some time ago, Bethesda had planned a PSP edition of Elder Scrolls IV. It was going to be part of the "Travels" series, but it simply wasn't meant to be, and was canned. Today, new footage and information has arrived that explains exactly w...   read

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Weekend Deals: Total Warhammer and Bethesda games

We're almost exactly a month out from the release of Total War: Warhammer from Creative Assembly (published by Sega) and the deals are looking better. This weekend, Green Man Gaming is running a 25 percent off deal on the Steam ve...   read

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Because money
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends is a brown, clunky, cash-in of a card game

Bethesda seems to be on a streak of trying to cash-in on already saturated markets. First it was The Elders Scrolls Online, and now it's the Hearthstone-like card game, The Elder Scrolls: Legends. Publishers can't help but see the amou...   read

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends is rolling out its PC beta

That free-to-play strategy card game based on The Elder Scrolls? Still happening. Leading into PAX East this weekend, where The Elder Scrolls: Legends will be playable at booth #8021, Bethesda Softworks and Dire Wolf Digital have begun tak...   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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Oblivion 10th anniversary

Oblivion is ten years old today

When I heard that this weekend would mark the tenth anniversary since the launch of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, I thought two things. One, “Holy shit, it's been ten years since Oblivion came out?” Two, “Holy shit, it's...   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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Bethesda's Todd Howard to receive GDCA Lifetime Achievement Award

Hot on the heels of Fallout 4, Todd Howard, director of later The Elder Scrolls and Bethesda's Fallout 3 and 4, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards in March. Fallout 4 will also ...   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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The Elder Scrolls Online: Thieves Guild's trailer is the least sneaky thing possible

One of the coolest questlines in both Oblivion and Skyrim was the Thieves Guild. Sure, it’s never been as memorable the Dark Brotherhood, but I always find planning heists and dealing with the politics of a band of thieves really coo...   read

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