The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

PC, XB360, PS3 / RPG / Release: Nov 11, 2011 / ESRB: M

Skyrim 1.5 Beta update hits Steam; new 'kill cameras' included

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 15, 2012 11:30am PDT

A new 1.5 beta update for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available via steam. A host of new "kill cameras" for both melee weapons and spells, bug fixes, and other improvements are included in the update.


Mojang and ZeniMax settle Scrolls trademark dispute

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2012 6:15am PDT

2011's slightly silly legal battle between Bethesda parent company ZeniMax and Minecraft developer Mojang over the name 'Scrolls' has drawn to a close with a settlement that sees both parties sort-of getting what they wanted.


Skyrim's PS3 problems explained by Bethesda

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 3:45pm PST

Bethesda's Todd Howard talks about the problems plaguing the PlayStation 3 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, how the developer tried to prevent them, and its attitude towards fixing them now.


Skyrim Workshop touts 2M downloads, 2,500 mods

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2012 8:30am PST

One week since the launch of the Skyrim Workshop, Bethesda has announced over 2 million downloads and 2,500 mods published.


Steam knocked offline on Sunday by power failure

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 13, 2012 7:00am PST

Steam was knocked offline for several hours on Sunday by a power failure at Valve's data center. The downtime forced some victims to resort to archaic forms of Sunday afternoon entertainment, such as strolling in the countryside and conversing with loved


Shack PSA: Skyrim PS3 players should create new manual save

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 10, 2012 3:30pm PST

PS3 players were promised more stable play with the newly released 1.4 patch. However, you'll have to jump through a few steps to get the best performance.


Skyrim wins AIAS Game of the Year

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2012 7:45am PST

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences held its Interactive Achievement Awards at DICE last night, and gave the big Game of the Year award to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


Shack PSA: Skyrim 1.4 update on Xbox 360, PS3 today

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2012 9:15am PST

The Skyrim 1.4 update is now available on Xbox Live, and should be hitting PlayStation 3 later today. It brings a host of bug and quest fixes.


Skyrim dragon mounts made in Bethesda 'game jam' experiments

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 09, 2012 7:15am PST

Dragon mounts, home-building, Kinect shouts, werebears, spears, and other strange and wonderful experiments were whipped up for Skyrim by the folks at Bethesda in a 'game jam' week after the game was finished, director Todd Howard has revealed.


DICE 2012: Skyrim PC players average 75 hours in game; Designer Todd Howard explains why

By Garnett Lee, Feb 09, 2012 6:45am PST

Data from Steam shows that gamers playing Skyrim on PC have racked up an amazing 75 hours of average playtime.


Skyrim gets HD texture pack, Portal 2 Space Sphere

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2012 11:30am PST

Canny Steam users had spotted records indicating an official high-resolution texture pack might be the surprise teased for the launch of Skyrim's PC mod Creation Kit, and it did indeed arrive today, but there's something else too--Portal 2's adorable Spac


Skyrim Creation Kit available Tuesday, comes with 'surprise'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 03, 2012 2:45pm PST

When is Skyrim's Creation Kit due? "The Creation Kit is on track for release on Tuesday."


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Creation Kit, Workshop shown off

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2012 9:30am PST

Bethesda is at work on the Creation Kit and Skyrim Workshop for modders, and has released a video and blog entry that teases some of its new features.


Skyrim PC beta patch 1.4 now on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2012 6:45am PST

As promised, a beta version of patch 1.4 for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available through Steam for everyone who fancies trying it. As well as heaps of fixes for bugs and crashes, the patch brings performance and memory optimizations.


Skyrim Creation Kit on-track for January; 1.4 patch almost ready

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 19, 2012 3:45pm PST

Bethesda has issued word that Skyrim's Creation Kit is still on track for January, and the game's next major 1.4 update is nearly ready.