The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

PC, XB360, PS3 / RPG / Release: Nov 11, 2011 / ESRB: M

Skyrim 1.5 Beta update hits Steam; new 'kill cameras' included

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 15, 2012 11:30am PDT

A new 1.5 beta update for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available via steam. A host of new "kill cameras" for both melee weapons and spells, bug fixes, and other improvements are included in the update.

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Mojang and ZeniMax settle Scrolls trademark dispute

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2012 6:15am PDT

2011's slightly silly legal battle between Bethesda parent company ZeniMax and Minecraft developer Mojang over the name 'Scrolls' has drawn to a close with a settlement that sees both parties sort-of getting what they wanted.

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Skyrim's PS3 problems explained by Bethesda

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 3:45pm PST

Bethesda's Todd Howard talks about the problems plaguing the PlayStation 3 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, how the developer tried to prevent them, and its attitude towards fixing them now.

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Skyrim Workshop touts 2M downloads, 2,500 mods

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2012 8:30am PST

One week since the launch of the Skyrim Workshop, Bethesda has announced over 2 million downloads and 2,500 mods published.

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Steam knocked offline on Sunday by power failure

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 13, 2012 7:00am PST

Steam was knocked offline for several hours on Sunday by a power failure at Valve's data center. The downtime forced some victims to resort to archaic forms of Sunday afternoon entertainment, such as strolling in the countryside and conversing with loved

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Shack PSA: Skyrim PS3 players should create new manual save

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 10, 2012 3:30pm PST

PS3 players were promised more stable play with the newly released 1.4 patch. However, you'll have to jump through a few steps to get the best performance.

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Skyrim wins AIAS Game of the Year

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2012 7:45am PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences held its Interactive Achievement Awards at DICE last night, and gave the big Game of the Year award to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

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Shack PSA: Skyrim 1.4 update on Xbox 360, PS3 today

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2012 9:15am PST

The Skyrim 1.4 update is now available on Xbox Live, and should be hitting PlayStation 3 later today. It brings a host of bug and quest fixes.

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Skyrim dragon mounts made in Bethesda 'game jam' experiments

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 09, 2012 7:15am PST

Dragon mounts, home-building, Kinect shouts, werebears, spears, and other strange and wonderful experiments were whipped up for Skyrim by the folks at Bethesda in a 'game jam' week after the game was finished, director Todd Howard has revealed.

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DICE 2012: Skyrim PC players average 75 hours in game; Designer Todd Howard explains why

By Garnett Lee, Feb 09, 2012 6:45am PST

Data from Steam shows that gamers playing Skyrim on PC have racked up an amazing 75 hours of average playtime.

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Skyrim gets HD texture pack, Portal 2 Space Sphere

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2012 11:30am PST

Canny Steam users had spotted records indicating an official high-resolution texture pack might be the surprise teased for the launch of Skyrim's PC mod Creation Kit, and it did indeed arrive today, but there's something else too--Portal 2's adorable Spac

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Skyrim Creation Kit available Tuesday, comes with 'surprise'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 03, 2012 2:45pm PST

When is Skyrim's Creation Kit due? "The Creation Kit is on track for release on Tuesday."

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Creation Kit, Workshop shown off

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2012 9:30am PST

Bethesda is at work on the Creation Kit and Skyrim Workshop for modders, and has released a video and blog entry that teases some of its new features.

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Skyrim PC beta patch 1.4 now on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2012 6:45am PST

As promised, a beta version of patch 1.4 for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available through Steam for everyone who fancies trying it. As well as heaps of fixes for bugs and crashes, the patch brings performance and memory optimizations.

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Skyrim Creation Kit on-track for January; 1.4 patch almost ready

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 19, 2012 3:45pm PST

Bethesda has issued word that Skyrim's Creation Kit is still on track for January, and the game's next major 1.4 update is nearly ready.

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