Bethesda Softworks News


Quake Champions Servers Getting Fragged by Overwhelming Demand

By David Craddock, Apr 06, 2017 3:00pm PDT

id and Bethesda are increasing server capacity to hold all the guns and gibs.


"I'll take anyone's key that doesn't want to wait for the servers. haha"

- Fiisher see all 22 comments

Quake Champions Footage Shows Id's Esports Boss Destroying the Arena

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2017 2:30pm PDT

The Blood Covenant arena wasn't all that challenging for ZeRo4.


"It also looks kinda slow even with the distorted fov. I know there are supposed to have ..."

- Hoax see all 10 comments

Dishonored 2 Demo Hits All Platforms This Week

By John Keefer, Apr 03, 2017 10:00am PDT

If you have been living under a rock and haven't played one of the best games of last year, get the demo. You'll thank us.


Quake Champions Closed Beta Releases Next Week

By Steve Watts, Mar 30, 2017 8:45am PDT

Prepare for your weekend plans to get quad-damaged.


"What are you talking about, he's an old school skater injecting himself some slushy syrup"

- Izakhar see all 10 comments

Prey Weapon Turns Aliens Into Saturday Night Fever Travolta

By John Keefer, Mar 28, 2017 11:35am PDT

The Typhon Lure is among the new weapons and powers shown off in a new trailer.


"I continue to get delicious, delicious System Shock 2 vibes from this game. :D"

- Arcanum see all 4 comments

Quake Champions Reveals New Map for the Closed Beta

By John Keefer, Mar 23, 2017 1:20pm PDT

Lava, lava everywhere, and every drop could kill you.


Prey's Newest Trailer Shows Chairs and Coffee Mugs That Eat You

By John Keefer, Mar 23, 2017 10:55am PDT

Beware of any goods shipped from the Talos I research facility.


"Awesome trailer. I can not wait to play the new Prey it looks epic, I really like the direction ..."

- valcan_s see all 4 comments

PSA: Elder Scrolls: Legends is Now on iPad, and It's Pretty Good

By Steve Watts, Mar 23, 2017 8:15am PDT

A new challenger has entered the digital CCG arena, and it's putting its first expansion in direct competition with Blizzard's behemoth.


"It's not really my type of game. I don't typically game on the go, and I'm usually playing ..."

- Arcanum see all 2 comments

Smoke and Silhouettes: Doom's Hugo Martin on Storytelling in Visual Mediums

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 1:05pm PDT

Martin's background in film and games gives him a unique perspective on the myriad ways of constructing 'cinematic experiences.'


"Seems like one of those folks with a nearly infectious enthusiasm for their work. Always a ..."

- RaptorII see all 9 comments

QuakeCon Pre-Registration Dates and Packages Announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 13, 2017 1:05pm PDT

Want to spend up to $400 to get a great seat at QuakeCon? You better be ready to hit F5 in a couple weeks.


Quake Champions Will Offer Free Hero Play, But You Can Buy the Full Game

By John Keefer, Mar 10, 2017 3:45pm PST

One hero is available for a limited time for free, but paying a fee will get you access to more heroes.


"Who cares about their pricing model, Shacknews gets us chicks free keys! right?"

- Izakhar see all 11 comments

Elder Scrolls: Legends Releases on PC, Dark Brotherhood Coming Next Month

By Steve Watts, Mar 09, 2017 6:30am PST

Plus, loads of details about when to expect it on other platforms and more content in the coming months.


Quake Champions Brings Covert Agent Nyx Out of the Shadows

By John Keefer, Mar 08, 2017 9:00am PST

This is the first hero to be revealed for id's upcoming old-school arena shooter.


"I think Quake 3 blew everyone's mind to smithereens. Curved structures, amazing graphics, ..."

- u sir name see all 28 comments

Quake Champions Closed Beta Signups Open

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 7:40am PST

The official date for the beta will be announced later, but it will be playable at PAX East.


"HAs anyone noticed that the unholy paladin chick symbol on her chest? Heretic and Hexen?"

- DynamicUnitOut see all 4 comments

Fallout 4, Skyrim Dev Has 7 New Games in the Pipeline Right Now

By John Keefer, Feb 20, 2017 8:15am PST

Fallout 4 VR and The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim for Nintendo Switch are two of them.


"If it wasn't for the massive mod scene behind Bethesda games I don’t think I would have the ..."

- SigENeaT see all 19 comments