First footage of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released

Bethesda has just released the first gameplay trailer for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, its upcoming RPG adventure.

Along with showing off its new engine, the footage features the game's hero facing off against a menacing dragon. The footage is cut along with the same voice-over featured in the teaser trailer, which explains the plot of the game.

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If that isn't enough for you, Bethesda has re-launched the official Elder Scrolls website in preparation of the upcoming fifth installment in the series.

The Elder Scrolls Skyrim hits the PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 on November 11.