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Dishonored sales 'far exceeding' predictions

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 28, 2012 6:45am PST

A few years ago, the idea that the sandbox-y first-person stealth-ish shooter could ever find a second wind would be met with sorry sighs. Delightfully, after Deus Ex: Human Revolution last year and now Dishonored, the future's looking grand for the genre time almost forgot....


"same. instant purchase. gotta get going on it this weekend hopefully "

- Downforce see all 18 comments

Doom Classic Complete coming to PSN today

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2012 10:30am PST

A "Doom Classic Complete" set is set to hit PlayStation Network today, which includes Doom, Doom 2, and Final Doom. In other words: lots of Doom.


"I'd even say $5. I (re-)bought that exact same collection on PC years ago for $9.99. No ..."

- Ebu see all 23 comments

Skyrim's Dragonborn has you hunt the very first one

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2012 8:00am PST

Bethesda has shared new screenshots and details about the story and new powers available in the upcoming "Dragonborn" DLC for Skyrim.


"Typically big DLC packs that get churned out early are either already content-complete at launch ..."

- arioch see all 33 comments

Bethesda promises new Skyrim content for PC, PS3

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2012 8:15am PST

Bethesda has promised that it is "close" on new Skyrim content for PS3 and PC, possibly implying that the PS3 might finally get its Dawnguard expansion, and that the upcoming Dragonborn pack could hit PC close to its 360 date.


The Elder Scrolls Online trailer reveals first gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2012 7:50am PST

"Elder Scrolls Online... everything you need about it is right in the name: it's Elder Scrolls but it's online," creative director Paul Sage says in a 9-minute video showing off the first gameplay snippets from ZeniMax's MMORPG. And indeed it certainly does seem to be so. Ou...


"Combat looks great there is too few mmos with actual involved combat. Just hoping they give us ..."

- MasterBrief see all 57 comments

Skyrim: Dragonborn DLC trailer shows riding dragons

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 05, 2012 7:40am PST

A naughty Dragonborn is on the loose in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, slaying dragons and sucking up their souls to amass power, and it's not you. Bethesda today released the first trailer for open-world RPG's 'Dragonborn' DLC, teasing new areas, enemies, and, yes, riding dra...


"I was a archer lizard, I'm thinking I might go swords this time, but not sure. Anyone know what ..."

- Ziz see all 36 comments

Skyrim 'Premium Edition' outed for Europe

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Amazon Germany has listed a "Premium Edition" of Skyrim for release later this year, which includes a t-shirt, map, novel, and more. Bethesda says this edition of the game is only for certain European territories.


"Not really their fault that the PS3 design was flawed when it came to memory. "

- OutlawSundown see all 5 comments

Three Dishonored DLC packs announced

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 25, 2012 7:30am PDT

If you've been clamouring for more Dishonored, you're in luck, but you'll need to hold on a while longer. Publisher Bethesda today announced three DLC packs for Arkane's sneak 'em up, two "story-driven campaigns" and one challenge mode with online leaderboards. The latter, D...


"Leaderboard challenges don't interest me, but the others sound great. More missions is awesome."

- Conan see all 11 comments

Rumor: Skyrim's next DLC is 'Dragonborn'

By Steve Watts, Oct 16, 2012 9:35am PDT

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's next DLC may be titled "Dragonborn," according to notes hidden in a beta patch. Potential new features include mounted spell-casting, dragon mounting, new armor types, and a new location.


"To be fair, at least some of those DLCs (like the much anticipated Lonesome Road) was ..."

- arioch see all 10 comments

Skyrim mod apes Super Mario Bros

By Steve Watts, Oct 05, 2012 1:30pm PDT

A mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim takes you to the Mushroom Kingdom, complete with Goombas, a princess, and more.


"lol basically. Stomping Goombas in Mario feels so innocent. Change the method to mashing their ..."

- Grape Flavor see all 5 comments

Shack PSA: Skyrim's Hearthfire now on PC

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Skyrim's "Hearthfire" DLC, which lets you build houses and adopt children, has just been released on PC via Steam.


"With Fallout 4 or TES6 or whatever I do hope they take to heart the stuff they learned by having ..."

- ghostdad see all 8 comments

Bethesda opens Battlecry Studios in Austin

By John Keefer, Oct 03, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Bethesda Softworks has opened a Battlecry Studios, a new development house in Austin, Texas, headed by industry veteran Rich Vogel.


Modders recreating Morrowind in Skyrim engine

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm PDT

A group of modders have released the first screenshots of their efforts to recreate The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind in the Skyrim engine.


"IIRC there is a mod that replaces weapons and other sprites with voxels"

- MamiyaOtaru see all 19 comments

Dishonored dev diary: on the home stretch

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2012 9:05am PDT

With Dishonored launching on October 9, developer Arkane should be in the relatively comfortable certification phase, sitting back and hoping that all goes well, while perhaps buffing up the PC edition or thinking about DLC. So here, enjoy a new video developer diary where t...


Shack PSA: Skyrim's Hearthfire now available on 360

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2012 10:00am PDT

Skyrim's "Hearthfire" DLC is now available on Xbox 360, but no PC or PS3 plans have been detailed.


"hopefully this is just filler to kill time for one with some new campaign content"

- dantastic see all 3 comments