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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: news and videos


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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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Splatoon invades Skyrim with new, goofy mod

Since Splatoon has been mixed with practically everything now, clever modder Higeyosi360 has created one for Skyrim. The Peryite Shooter weapon allows players to shoot ink, and is hilariously effective as it also does poison dama...   read

 
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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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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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The mod that's bringing Morrowind into Skyrim is coming along nicely

Devise a lofty goal for fans to work toward and they'll come together to create something truly remarkable. This is Skywind, an in-progress mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that intends to bring the content of Morrowind into the new eng...   read

 
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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 a power hammer...   read

 
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Download the Skywind alpha and play Morrowind in Skyrim

Just hearing the Morrowind theme fills me with the need for adventure, and seeing the streets of Balmora makes me feel at home. Now I have a chance to revisit my favorite Elder Scrolls game as a mod for Skyrim. The epic modders over at Mo...   read

 
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The Dragonborn fights vampires and Necromancers

Remember that awesome live-action Fallout movie from Machinima Prime? It was the start of a series of live-action takes on videogames, and the latest one has finally arrived. This one is based on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and sees the D...   read

 
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19-year-old spent a year making this amazing Skyrim mod

Skyrim mods are the best, like the one we just featured that brings in Dishonored powers into Skyrim. This one, though, takes the cake. Falskaar is a new mod and it features nearly 25 hours of new content. That's new characters, new voices...   read

 
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New mod brings the powers of Dishonored to Skyrim

The Skyrim modding community continues to impress; this time it's a new mod entitled The Gift of the Outsider which has brought the powers wielded by Dishonored's protaganist Corvo into Skyrim. Blink, Devouring Swarm, Wind Blast, Posession...   read

 
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The Villager pays a visit to Skyrim

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

 
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition announced

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, ...   read

 
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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 for the company ...   read

 
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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 this is part of ...   read

 
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Check out the Skyrim beta for 'Legendary' features

Bethesda has opened up testing of features coming to the next update of Skyrim to those who opt in to the beta on Steam. Version 1.9 will add a new difficulty setting and allow players to tag any of their rating 100 skills as "Legendary," r...   read

 
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Skyrim 'Hearthfire' DLC finally available for PS3

2011's smash hit The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has finally made its first downloadable content available for PS3 users ... in 2013. Yes, today is the day you PlayStation Store shoppers can get your hands on Hearthfire!  ..... yaaaaay. He...   read

 
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Skyrim fans, kneel before the Dovahbear Companion

Fans of the Dovahbear video are in luck -- one brave modder took that ridiculous idea to heart, and made a real mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Now, for the first time, you can fight alongside of the legendary Dovahbear by grabbing th...   read

 
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New Skyrim video sets the stage for Dragonborn

Here's a new story trailer for the upcoming "Dragonborn" expansion to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and it's pretty much what I would expect. It has a bunch of dragons, both dead and alive, some wicked environments and a weary narrator....   read

 
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Bethesda is 'close' to releasing Skyrim DLC for PS3

PS3 owners who haven't burned their copies of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim have been given a little incentive to keep their discs, with Bethesda announcing that it's "close" to releasing content on the system.  Last time we checked in w...   read

 
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Rumor: 'Dragonborn' to be the next Skyrim DLC

With Dawnguard and Hearthfire well out of the way, it seems that we're due for some Skyrim DLC, right? That is, unless you're a PS3 user. Well, some crafty PC players from the Bethesda forums looked into the files of yesterday's&n...   read

 
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PS3 user? Mad about Skyrim's DLC snub? Just stop crying!

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim received it's Hearthfire home-building DLC this week, but only if you have the Xbox 360 version. PC users will have to wait, while PS3 users haven't even got Dawnguard -- and may never get it. Naturally, Bethesda...   read

 
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Dawnguard is now available for PC users

Making a surprise announcement at QuakeCon earlier today, Bethesda announced that the first expansion DLC for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim would be available for PC today. And sure enough, it's up on Steam this very instant for $19.99 (...   read

 
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Joke's over: Skyrim 'Arrow in the Knee' is an Avatar prop

Folks, time to pack your shit up and leave, because the Joke Boat has officially set sail for cleaner waters. The long-running and increasingly tired "arrow in the knee" meme has been embraced by Bethesda, and given legitimacy in the form o...   read

 
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Bethesda wants you to sign up for the Dawnguard beta

Bethesda really likes the way the beta patches have been working on the PC for Skyrim. Because of this, they've decided to extend this over to the Xbox 360 and have opened up beta signups for the new Dawnguard expansion for 360 owners. Just...   read

 
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The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Dawnguard trailer

The first official trailer for Dawnguard has arrived, showcasing the two new factions set to take center stage. One side is the titular Dawnguard, and the other is their bloodthirsty enemy -- a cadre of particularly powerful vampires. ...   read

 
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Skyrim: Dawnguard DLC announced for Xbox 360

Bethesda has announced the first downloadable expansion to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It'll be called Dawnguard and it's scheduled to come to Xbox Live this Summer. No other platforms have been announced at this time, although Bethesda's ...   read

 
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Playing Skyrim like a boss

Way to be late to the bandwagon, Freddie! Are we gonna have a Mass Effect video next week? Huh? All ribbing aside, Freddie Wong and video partner Brandon Laatsch tend to go above and beyond with their productions, so I say better late than...   read

 
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Patch files hint at crossbows and Snow Elves in Skyrim

Downloadable content for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you say? I haven't even completed the main quest yet! A user on the Bethesda forums scanned through files in patch 1.5.26 and came across a few interesting tidbits that seem to tease wha...   read

 
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Skyrim: Is it really better with Kinect?

Based on my hands-on time with the Kinect functionality last week, I'd have to say, "yes." Don't take my word for it, though! Max sat down with Bethesda's Pete Hines last week to talk about how exactly the idea came to fruition, ...   read

 
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Kinect support coming to Skyrim, allows voice commands

Bethesda has announced that Kinect support is coming to the Xbox 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and will include voice recognition to let you pull off the Dragon Shouts with your own vocal abilities.  "In addition to Drag...   read

 
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Skyrim: Game Developers Choice Award's Game of the Year

The Game Developers Choice Awards took place last night in San Francisco, and Bethesda's Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim took home top prize as Game of the Year. It beat out hit titles Portal 2, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Batman: Arkham City, to...   read

 
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Skyrim's Lydia is a total badass

Wren Weichman whipped up a Skyrim parody to demonstrate once again how hilariously awesome the game's glitches can be. It's actually a live-action remake of this particular gameplay footage that showcases your follower Lydia's nigh invinci...   read

 
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Skyrim Workshop hits 2 million mod downloads in a week

The Skyrim love never ends. It was already one of the biggest titles of 2011, but it shows no signs of stopping this year. Just last week Skyrim took home top honors at the Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. We recently heard that the a...   read

 
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Unholy horrors! 1000+ Skyrim warriors go to war

Rolling 2500 cheese wheels down a mountain? That's old hat! When it comes pushing what mods can truly do, you can't get any more intense the ballet of ultra-violence seen above. YouTuber Tyrannicon assembled 500 Draugr, 200 Skeletons, 500 ...   read

 
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Bethesda 'Game Jam' results in a better, odder Skyrim

Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard opened the 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit with his talk, titled "Why We Play, Why We Create." During the keynote, he revealed a startling figure: the average play time for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Steam is 75...   read

 
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Skyrim gets Creation Kit, high-res textures, and a sale

The Creation Kit for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is here, which to me feels like we're only just at the very beginning of what the game will one day become. Steam Workshop is supported, allowing players to more easily view and install custo...   read

 
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Skyrim Creation Kit finally out tomorrow

The long-awaited Skyrim Creation Kit is finally gracing Steam users tomorrow, according to Bethesda marketing mushroom Pete Hines. With this kit, modders will finally be able to create their own campaigns using the same tools that Bethesda ...   read

 
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The Weekend Modder's Guide: Skyrim (2012)

This week, I'm not going to be talking about an older game. Rather, I'll be talking about something fairly new: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Now, the game looks great as it is, but we all know the PC can look far better than anything on con...   read

 
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Skyrim's Creation Kit is awesome, way over my head

Bethesda is giving you almost endless power with their Skyrim Creation Kit. This new video briefly goes over how deep this mod tool really is, as well as how seamlessly it works with Skyrim Workshop on Steam for uploading and sharing mods....   read

 
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Skyrim mod changes dragons to My Little Ponies

PC modders will add anything to games, and usually the stuff that we actually want doesn't come out right away. What does come out are nude mods, oversized weapons, and a Me Gusta moon. The newest of these crazy mods changes dragons t...   read

 
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Muggers get a FUS RO DAH to the face

Corridor Digital demonstrates a real-world application of Dragon Shouts. FUS RO DAH!!!! [YouTube]   read

 
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Skyrim is getting full mod tools next week

We've already got some crazy awesome mods for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC. The funny thing is that these mods are being made without the official mod tools. Next week, the floodgates can open: Bethesda is releasing the Creat...   read

 
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Bear, the Skyrim chronicles

Good news and bad news time! Bad news: this is not about SQUIDbear. Good news: no "arrow to the knee" bullsh*t. Enjoy the harrowing tale of... a bear. Skyrim : Bear [YouTube] (Very nice job, Joe!)   read

 
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Bethesda targeting Skyrim lag on PlayStation 3 this month

You've likely heard the horror stories about the PlayStation 3 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim if you have not experienced them first hand already. Progress on this front wasn't looking good, until today. Bethesda plans to address la...   read

 
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This is what I wanted Skyrim to be like

Some people like Skyrim. Some people don't. From what I can tell, the difference between the two groups lies in their interest (or lack there of) in wandering around in a virtual landscape that earnestly attempts to recreate the ...   read

 
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New cooking show makes videogame food a reality

Okay, are you guys ready for this? Jimmy Wong, the brother of SFX guru Freddie Wong, has conceived a new web series called Feast of Fiction, which takes foodstuffs from fictional media and prepares them for consumption. In this first episo...   read

 
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Mega64 made the perfect Skyrim movie

When tasked with making a fan film of the Game of the Forever, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the boys of Mega64 decided to steer away from their typical modus operandi. The result is not a parody but a serious production filled with love an...   read

 
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Skyrim (officially) patched for 4GB RAM support

Those Skyrim players with 64bit system (in other words, most Skyrim players) no longer need to rely on fan patches to unlock 4GB of beautiful RAM.  Until now, using the Large Address Ware patch was the only way for Skyrim fans to get t...   read

 
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Skyrim becomes the UK's Christmas number one

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim can add yet another accomplishment to its growing list, becoming the United Kingdom's number one charted game for Christmas. This is the first time that the prestigious slot has gone to a game not published by EA...   read

 
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Skyrim be makin' mad cheese... literally

Ten million copies of Skyrim have been shipped. How many millions of dollars is that? What would someone even do with all that cheddar? ... Oh. Okay. Skyrim : 2500 Cheese wheels rolling off a mountain. [YouTube]   read

 

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