Elder Scrolls Series News


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 ..."

- sithspawn see all 41 comments

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 ..."

- theWhite see all 6 comments

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 ..."

- Alexrose see all 39 comments

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 ..."

- wytefang see all 224 comments

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 ..."

- pyide see all 16 comments

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 ..."

- SinisterInfant see all 15 comments

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 ..."

- Psydswipe see all 22 comments

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. "

- Danman060903 see all 10 comments

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 ..."

- steve_o see all 22 comments

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 ..."

- Arcanum see all 31 comments

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.


"My toon in Skyrim has just been inspired to be a 'master' thief :P"

- darthfusion see all 30 comments

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.


"How about a minimap. It's not like we're still in the stone ages of gaming here."

- capt tripps see all 98 comments

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.


"For an open world game they work in some pretty tiny cubicles. I wonder though if this would ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 17 comments

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.


"A bonus DVD look behind the scenes...Come on Bathesda trow in a damn BLU RAY for that price ..."

- Lickuright see all 48 comments