The Elder Scrolls series News


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.


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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.


"Keep dreaming. They won't start fixing the issues until consumers start bitching about them. ..."

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Elder Scrolls Online plans to sort out bugs with long beta

By Steve Watts, May 25, 2012 7:30am PDT

Elder Scrolls Online director Matt Firor talks about how to avoid the company's reputation for bugs, and how to retain users in the current MMO market.


"Who is letting these guys talk to the media?!? "You give people lots of different types of ..."

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Skyrim 1.6 adds mounted combat

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Bethesda has announced details for their next Skyrim update. Patch 1.6 will add one of the fans' most-requested features: mounted combat.


"Why would anyone choose to play in 3rd person? Big model in your way, further away from the bad ..."

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Elder Scrolls Online director details how to be 'the hero' in MMOs

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2012 10:30am PDT

Elder Scrolls Online creative director Paul Sage talks about how to retain the feeling of individual heroism in the transition to an MMO.


"We need a ShackPool on this one. What is the over/under on this before it gets canceled? ..."

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The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim PC mod downloads top 13 million

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Bethesda Game Studios has revealed that the Skyrim Steam Workshop has reached 13.6 million mod downloads.


"If I was still doing it, I wouldn't bother modding any of these FPS games that spawn a sequel ..."

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The Elder Scrolls Online announced

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

Bethesda has announced The Elder Scrolls Online, an MMO set in Tamriel coming to PC and Mac in 2013.


"What disappoints me about this announcement is that the care and forethought , and perhaps even ..."

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