The Elder Scrolls series 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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Skyrim: Dawnguard DLC out now on PC, PS3 version not yet ready

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2012 2:50pm PDT

Dawnguard, the first expansion pack for Skyrim, is now available on PC. The PS3 version is still MIA, as it hasn't met Bethesda's quality standards.


"^ a lot of you have a weirdly deflated sense of the value of things. I can't help but wonder if ..."

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Skyrim Dawnguard DLC PC/PS3 info coming 'soon'

By Steve Watts, Jul 30, 2012 7:30am PDT

Skyrim's 30-day DLC exclusivity deal with Microsoft has run its course for Dawnguard, and Bethesda promises more info for other platforms is coming "soon."


"Why? I thought you could advance to 80, but that leveling is much slower past 50."

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Skyrim 1.7 beta now available

By Steve Watts, Jul 23, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Bethesda has outlined the changes coming to the 1.7 update to Skyrim, and the beta is now available from Steam for PC users.


Elder Scrolls Online open to next-gen consoles, but focused on PC 'right now'

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2012 9:30am PDT

Elder Scrolls Online head Matt Firor says the company is open to the idea of bringing the game to next-generation consoles depending on their specs, but right now its focused squarely on the PC game.


"and those are almost the only 2 games. I myself can't think of any more. And damn, I loved PSU"

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Field Report: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 'Dawnguard'

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2012 12:30pm PDT

A detailed (and spoiler-free) look at The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's first downloadable expansion, Dawnguard.


Dawnguard Diaries: Et Tu, Deja Vu?

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The Dawnguard Diaries continue as Lacertus has oddly similar experiences whether vampire or Dawnguard.


Dawnguard Diaries: Chalices and Crossbows

By Steve Watts, Jun 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT

The Dawnguard Diaries continue with a split account of Lacertus' first missions for both the vampire coven and the Dawnguard.


Dawnguard Diaries: Plight of the Lizard Wizard

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT

A look at the first act of Skyrim's "Dawnguard" DLC, up to the point that the mage Lacertus is presented with an impossible choice.


"any predictions if there will be a steam sale/discount for skyrim + DLC once dawnguard is ..."

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Bethesda hasn't started more Skyrim DLC

By Steve Watts, Jun 26, 2012 10:30am PDT

Skyrim's "Dawnguard" downloadable content is available today on Xbox 360, and Shacker Shacker Mark DeSanto (aka Warbird) interviewed lead artist Matt Carofano for some thoughts on the DLC.


"That's a bummer. I am sure when they do announce new DLC its going to be as good as Dawnguard ..."

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Skyrim: Dawnguard beta invites going out; patch 1.6 hits PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2012 7:30am PDT

In a double-barrelled blast of Skyrim news, invites are now going out for the Xbox 360-exclusive beta test of Dawnguard, while the patch which introduced mounted combat has now arrived on PC.


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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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Skyrim 'Dawnguard' tentatively set for late June

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2012 8:30am PDT

Bethesda's Todd Howard says Skyrim's "Dawnguard" DLC is tentatively scheduled for June 26.


"Yes this... Windows is also a MS platform. They shouldn't give a shit, leave Sony out in ..."

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Skyrim: Dawnguard beta coming to Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 11:55am PDT

Can't wait until this summer to play Skyrim's first expansion pack? Bethesda has announced a new beta program for Dawnguard, exclusively for Xbox 360 players.


"It's bethesda, their DLC packs range from moderately large to huge"

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Skyrim's 'Dawnguard' DLC gets first trailer

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2012 7:30am PDT

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has released a trailer showing story and action beats from its first DLC pack, Dawnguard.


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