Bethesda News


Hearthfire add-on for Skyrim coming September 4

By John Keefer, Aug 28, 2012 7:45am PDT

We knew something was coming when Bethesda trademarked Heathfire more than a week ago, but now we know it is a new add-on coming for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on September 4 to Xbox 360.


""Man, you would have to be crazy to skill up your skills on the PC version when you can just set ..."

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Dishonored trailer studies proper use of stealth

By John Keefer, Aug 23, 2012 12:30pm PDT

While Arkane Studios' Dishonored has always been touted as a play-it-you-way game, the stealth options and powers tend to make the game a bit easier than killing everyone you meet. A new trailer for the game shows off how different stealth aspects work together so you can sn...


"This just looks better and better. Please don't kill my hopes."

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Dishonored PC specs revealed

By John Keefer, Aug 14, 2012 4:30pm PDT

If you are going to play Dishonored on your PC then your shouldn't need to do too much upgrading to your rig. Bethesda released some fairly tame system specs for the game.


"oh noes I have a 5830. I really need to replace my rig, it's almost 5 years old now with no SSD, ..."

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Dishonored video shows off plenty of creative ways to kill

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2012 10:00am PDT

Having seen Dishonored at QuakeCon, I got to experience the many ways the game can be played. But Bethesda's new Creative Kills video shows off ways to eliminate enemies that are as amusing as they are deadly.


"The same guys, who made Bioshock 2, made this, so it is bound to have similarities.Although the ..."

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Dishonored preview: killing three Lady Boyles

By John Keefer, Aug 06, 2012 10:45am PDT

At QuakeCon, I played a brand new mission from Dishonored. Given unlimited time, I played through the mission three times, each in a completely different way.


"What I really want to know is if this game will have DLC or DRM. If it has DRM I simply ..."

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Dishonored voice cast includes Susan Sarandon

By Steve Watts, Aug 03, 2012 9:30am PDT

Bethesda has announced the voice cast for Dishonored, which includes Susan Sarandon, Brad Dourif, Carrie Fisher, John Slattery, Michael Madsen, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Lena Headey.


"That's an impressive cast of actors. I hope they're good voice actors, though."

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QuakeCon 2012 tournaments announced

By John Keefer, Jul 14, 2012 6:00am PDT

QuakeCon 2012 is rapidly approaching, and Bethesda has finally revealed the tournaments for the convention, although the rest of the schedule remains a bit bare.


"To be honest I was sort of not looking forward to QuakeCon this year - the close friends I ..."

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A disappointing first look at The Elder Scrolls Online

By John Keefer, Jun 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Zenimax Online has a lot riding on the The Elder Scrolls Online, a game that has been in development for five years so far. I would have thought they would have wanted to make a bigger splash with their E3 presentation.


"I think this should be cancelled. I'm not even going to try and add any "if" or "unless". This ..."

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ZeniMax secures 'Dragonborn' trademark for downloadable games

By Jeff Mattas, May 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Bethesda Game Studios' parent company Zenimax has secured a downloadable software trademark "Dragonborn," which may be related to upcoming DLC for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


The unmistakably English art of Dishonored

By Alan Tsang, Apr 26, 2012 2:15pm PDT

At a recent preview event for Dishonored, Sebastien Mitton, the game's art director, and Viktor Antonov, visual design director for ZeniMax Media, explained how this strange world came into being.


"Looks like something for mythbusters to test - exploding bullet. "

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Dishonored preview

By Alan Tsang, Apr 26, 2012 7:00am PDT

"Revenge Solves Everything." That is Dishonored's bold tagline. But how will you enact your revenge? A look at the various ways of playing Harvey Smith's latest game.


"Well, they weren't going to put Harvey 'Universal Ammo' Smith you know..."

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Rumor: Prey 2's future uncertain

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 23, 2012 5:20pm PDT

A rumor has surfaced that Prey 2 may be delayed or cancelled outright.


"Did you even play the first Prey? At least both Star Treks have similarities. The Prey 2 ..."

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Report: Elder Scrolls MMO announcement coming in May

By John Keefer, Mar 16, 2012 6:45am PDT

There has been lots of speculation about an Elder Scrolls MMO for some time. But a new report has surfaced citing three different unnamed sources that confirms the project will be announced in May.


"I scrolled down, intending to post "As long as it's 1st person this'll be awesome". I then saw ..."

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Bethesda hiring for iOS game

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Bethesda is hiring for an iOS programmer in its main offices, requesting multiple products shipped and a familiarity with Apple events.


"Everyone wants a IOS developer. Good luck trying to find one. "

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Bethesda hiring 'future generation console programmer'

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2012 12:15pm PST

Bethesda Game Studios is hiring a programmer for an unannounced game on "future generation consoles."


"^^ This guy right here knows what he's talking about everyone"

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