Elder Scrolls Series News


Skyrim: Legendary Edition confirmed for June 4

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2013 7:15am PDT

The Legendary Edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that was spotted on a European retail site last week is indeed official and coming on June 4, Bethesda announced today.


Elder Scrolls Online dev discusses interesting quest design

By Alice O'Connor, May 29, 2012 6:45am PDT

Ah, dull quest design! Every MMORPG likes to think they don't suffer from it, yet most do. The Elder Scrolls Online is the latest to talk up its adventures, with Zenimax Online Studios explaining that quests are tied together in little connected TV drama-sized episodes.


"[Refuse Quest] [Exclamation Mark re-appears above quest giver] [Click on Quest Giver ..."

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Naming Elder Scrolls Online its own adventure, dev says

By John Keefer, May 09, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Matt Firor, game director for The Elder Scrolls Online, talks about how the origins of the game and the thought that is going into creating an MMO in the huge continent of Tamriel.


"So not interested in MP RPGs, long live the single player experience!"

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Rumor: 100 v.100 PVP, 120 hours to level cap in The Elder Scrolls Online

By John Keefer, May 04, 2012 8:45am PDT

More unconfirmed details are coming to light about Bethesda's recently announced MMO, The Elder Scrolls Online, including 100 vs. 100 PVP combat and the need for 120 hours of play time to level cap your character.


"Lost me at 3rd person. Also, The Elder Scrolls games are enjoyable because of the sandbox ..."

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The Elder Scrolls Online trailer released

By Alice O'Connor, May 04, 2012 7:15am PDT

Hot on the heels of The Elder Scrolls Online's announcement yesterday comes the first official trailer. It's all cinematic, with nary a glimpse of gameplay, but perhaps that old epic fantasy vibe is enough to get you jazzed.


"I know I don't speak for everyone here...but I'd be willing to bet at least a little money on ..."

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Skyrim 1.5 patch hit Xbox Live, PS3 today

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2012 11:30am PDT

Skyrim gets some console love as Bethesda releases the 1.5 patch for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


"yea i really cannot imagine playing this game without mods. they fix so many of the little ..."

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Dawnguard trademark filed by Zenimax

By John Keefer, Mar 23, 2012 6:45am PDT

ZeniMax has filed for a trademark on the name Dawnguard. Is it for new DLC for Skyrim? An expansion? Who knows ...


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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Best of 2011 Runner-Up: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

By Shack Staff, Jan 17, 2012 12:00pm PST

This week Shacknews finally reveals its top five games of 2011. We continue today with the fourth best game, as voted by the editors and staff writers: Bethesda's Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


"I quite like the way you're doing it too. And nope, not saying that to curry favor. Though I ..."

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Skyrim 'Update 1.3' hits Steam, submitted for consoles

By Xav de Matos, Dec 07, 2011 11:15am PST

Bethesda has released update 1.3 for Skyrim today, featuring fixes for magic resistance problems added with update 1.2 and more. Also, the developer noted Large Address Aware support is coming next week.


"So what's the benefit here? In order for the game to even use a decent amount of memory where ..."

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Bethesda addresses Skyrim issues plaguing some PS3 users

By Xav de Matos, Dec 06, 2011 11:15am PST

Bethesda says that, despite releasing an update to fix issues, it is aware some PS3 gamers are still experiencing problems with its recently released title The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


"I had to turn all the auto save optioins off or else the game would lock up. Now its an ..."

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Skyrim Stories: 'A Home to Rest My Bones'

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 23, 2011 10:00am PST

Another story from Skyrim emerges, chronicling the tale of one Khajiit thief's quest for home ownership.


"As others have pointed out, Whiterun is the least expensive at 5000 gold while Solitude is the ..."

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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.


"Thats a great story. I had the mammoths help me with a dragon the other day. It was fun. "

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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.


"I just left it all at default and it looks immense. Most are on by default, I think only ..."

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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.


"Lydia had an ice shard sticking out of her face for a while last night. Every time I looked at ..."

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