The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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

Skyrim PC patch brings RAM limit back down

By Steve Watts, Nov 22, 2011 8:00am PST

A new Skyrim PC patch makes the game require Steam, which undoes a third-party fix allowing the game to access more than 2GB of RAM. A new fix has been released that works with the update.


Skyrim Stories: 'The Great Mammoth Rebellion'

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2011 1:00pm PST

Skyrim Stories returns with a new tale, featuring the rise and revolt of Tamriel's mammoth population.


Skyrim patches coming in two weeks

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2011 10:30am PST

Bethesda is aiming to release patches for Skyrim next week, after the Thanksgiving holiday, marketing VP Pete Hines has announced.


Modding The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

By Xav de Matos, Nov 17, 2011 4:30pm PST

There are already a plethora of mods available for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, we give you a rundown of some of our favorites.


Skyrim Stories: 'Toying with Frost Trolls'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 17, 2011 3:00pm PST

In a new edition of our ongoing feature "Skyrim Stories," Xav's hero Dekkard finds a way to trick a Frost Troll, but gets too cocky.


Skyrim home to hilarious glitches

By Xav de Matos, Nov 16, 2011 7:30pm PST

A few choice glitches seen in Skyrim are keeping us laughing, while we attempt to conquer another province in the land of Tamriel.


Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim ships 7 million

By Steve Watts, Nov 16, 2011 11:15am PST

ZeniMax Media and Bethesda Softworks announced today that they have shipped 7 million copies of Skyrim to retail, and sold more than 50% of their launch stock in the first 48 hours.


Skyrim PC tweak allows for in-game map 'street view'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 15, 2011 6:30pm PST

One of the most impressive Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim mods proves why the PC version is king. It allows players to zoom deep into the in-game world map, much like Google Street View.


Skyrim patches on the way, Bethesda asks for patience

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2011 10:15am PST

Bethesda PR VP Pete Hines has responded to Skyrim players on Twitter, saying the team is working on patches for all platforms and asking for patience.


Skyrim Stories: 'Wanted in Whiterun'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 14, 2011 1:00pm PST

In our first edition of 'Skyrim Stories,' senior editor Xav de Matos details how killing a chicken turned him into one of Tamriel's most wanted men.


Skyrim Xbox 360 installation causes graphical issues; patch incoming

By Steve Watts, Nov 11, 2011 12:30pm PST

Bethesda has commented that due to the way The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim makes use of dynamic streaming and caching of textures on Xbox 360, you may get better visual performance running off the disc. The company is working on a title update to fix the prob


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim review

By Steve Watts, Nov 10, 2011 5:01am PST

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has arrived, delivering a brand new epic world to explore. How does this entry compare to Bethesda's past RPG efforts? Read our review.


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's new animation system discussed

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 09, 2011 10:00am PST

A new Skyrim podcast, video and developer diary delve into the improvements to Bethesda's animations, for The Elder Scrolls fans hungry for Skyrim fact nuggets in the run-up to its launch on Friday.


Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim video goes 'behind the scenes'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Bethesda has released a short clip of "Behind the Wall: The Making of Skyrim," a documentary featured on a bonus DVD included in the Collector's Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Watch the clip here.


Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 'Collector's Edition' unboxed

By Shack Staff, Oct 28, 2011 2:15pm PDT

With an asking price of $150 during such turbulent economic times, you really need to get a good look at the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 'Collector's Edition' before deciding to pick it up. Get a closer look with our gallery.