The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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

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.


Uncharted 3 leads AIAS nominations

By Steve Watts, Jan 13, 2012 11:30am PST

The AIAS has announced its nominees for this year's Interactive Achievement Awards. Uncharted 3 leads with the most nominations, and shares GOTY nods with Portal 2, Skyrim, Zelda: Skyward Sword, and Batman: Arkham City.


2011 Game Developers Choice nominees announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 05, 2012 6:30pm PST

The Game Developers Choice Awards nominees have been announced, and Portal 2, Skyrim, and Bastion lead the pack.


Skyrim 1.3.10 PC patch adds support for 4GB of RAM

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2011 6:00am PST

Bethesda snuck out a small Skyrim PC patch yesterday, updating it to version 1.3.10 with official support for using up to 4GB of memory. If you want Skyrim news with more vim, vip and vigor, new Nvidia beta drivers tease performance boosts of up to 25%.


Skyrim Online mod adds co-op

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 16, 2011 7:15pm PST

A new mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, called Skyrim Online, has been released, reportedly allowing players to explore the massive open world with friends.


Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim ships 10 million

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 15, 2011 7:15pm PST

Bethesda has updated sales figures of The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, claiming it the fastest selling game in Steam history.


Skyrim 1.3 patch now on Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, Dec 15, 2011 9:00am PST

Bethesda has announced that the Skyrim 1.3 patch has arrived on Xbox Live, but the PlayStation 3 version is still pending.


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.


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


Fallout: New Vegas dev blames PS3 lag on restrictive RAM

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2011 8:00am PST

Fallout: New Vegas project coordinator talks about the PlayStation 3 and memory issues, which may lend insight to more recent but similar bugs in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim patch next week; Steam Workshop-powered mods in January

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 01, 2011 2:00pm PST

Valve's Steam Workshop will support The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim mods after the Creation Kit mod tools are released in January, developer Bethesda announced today. "Continued game updates" are also promised, starting with a small update next week.


Skyrim 1.2 patch adds resistance bugs

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2011 7:30am PST

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim just received its 1.2 update, but some bugs still remain, and a few new ones seem to have popped up as well.


Unofficial Skyrim map app incoming

By Steve Watts, Nov 29, 2011 7:00am PST

A free interactive map app for Skyrim is coming in to iPhone and iPad in the next few days, offering some relief for users paralyzed by the vast world.


Skyrim 1.2 update on PS3 today, PC/360 Wednesday

By Steve Watts, Nov 28, 2011 2:00pm PST

Bethesda is releasing the first set of patches for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, promising to squash many of the most talked-about issues. It's due today for PlayStation 3, and estimated to hit PC and Xbox 360 on Wednesday.


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.