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Elder Scrolls Online dev explains divergent quest paths

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2013 7:00am PDT

The Elder Scrolls Online creative director Paul Sage talks about how two players who make different choices will sometimes have their versions of the game reconciled, and other times will split apart.


" Right? I wish they would flush Elder Scrolls Online, give us Fallout 4 (ffs) then get to ..."

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Skyrim 1.9 beta update adds 'Legendary' difficulty, skill reset

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2013 10:30am PST

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is starting the beta test for its 1.9 update, which adds a new "Legendary" difficulty and effectively removes the level cap by letting you reset "Legendary" skills upon hitting 100.


"the only practical benefit i can see from resetting skills is to respec your skill points, so ..."

- senor135 see all 28 comments

Skyrim 1.8 update preps PlayStation 3 for Dragonborn

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2013 10:15am PST

Skyrim is getting a 1.8 update on PlayStation 3, to prepare the game for the first DLC pack set to hit tomorrow.


First Skyrim DLC for PS3 coming February 12

By John Keefer, Feb 01, 2013 8:45am PST

PlayStation 3 owners waiting to experience the new additions to Tamriel in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim can finally get excited. After Bethesda confirmed that the three DLC packs were coming in February, the publisher finally has nailed down the dates.


Elder Scrolls Online beta sign-ups open

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2013 8:45am PST

The Elder Scrolls Online beta sign-ups have opened, and the form features a status bar that grants you better odds for selection the more information you fill out.


"I can't think of any open world game or MMO that doesn't still make use of loading screens at ..."

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Elder Scrolls Online trailer: the lead loremaster

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST

Why are three factions at war in The Elder Scrolls Online? Because MMORPG's often use large-scale conflict to add a sense of importance to their repetitive quests. Oh no, but that's too simple. No, it's the sort of issue only a 'loremaster' can explain, and ZeniMax has deplo...


"We will be seeing a Rise of the Triads in games soon I'll wager."

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All Skyrim DLC finally coming to PS3 next month

By John Keefer, Jan 18, 2013 9:00am PST

It's been a long time coming, but it appears that DLC for The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is finally coming to PlayStation 3 next month, at a discount no less, starting with Dragonborn. Oh, and PC folks will get Dragonborn in February as well.


"Why exactly do they have to be released at the same time? If the PC version is done, then ..."

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Field Report: Skyrim 'Dragonborn' - an expansion in every sense

By Steve Watts, Dec 10, 2012 10:35am PST

Hands-on impressions of the "Dragonborn" expansion to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which just hit Xbox 360 and is set for PC and PlayStation 3 next year.


"Was probably impossible to expand the world due to consoles, they had huge problems with the PS3 ..."

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Skyrim's 'Dragonborn' taking precedence over previous DLC on PS3

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2012 9:35am PST

Bethesda has put its PlayStation 3 Dawnguard and Hearthfire efforts on the shelf for now, instead refocusing its efforts on releasing the new Dragonborn expansion for Skyrim.


"I have Skyrim on the PS3... it took 3 patches to make it playable for extended periods... and ..."

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Skyrim's Dragonborn DLC coming to PC, PS3 'early next year'

By John Keefer, Dec 03, 2012 8:15am PST

The Dragonborn DLC for The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is out this week on Xbox 360. PC and PlayStation 3 players are used to waiting for their versions because of the exclusivity deal for the Microsoft console, but at least now Bethesda is narrowing the release window.


"Here is where I'd normally insert my PC master race look of disapproval, but holy Jebus this ..."

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Skyrim DLC still in the works for PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 28, 2012 7:30am PST

Poor PlayStation 3-packing Dragonborn. Though the third piece of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC is approaching next week, technical problems have kept all add-ons off PS3 so far. Sony and Bethesda have joined forces to solve the issues and while we still have no solid word ...


"i was under the impression that PS3 players got the first DLC just fine, is that not the case? ..."

- senor135 see all 3 comments

Skyrim's Dragonborn has you hunt the very first one

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2012 8:00am PST

Bethesda has shared new screenshots and details about the story and new powers available in the upcoming "Dragonborn" DLC for Skyrim.


"Typically big DLC packs that get churned out early are either already content-complete at launch ..."

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Bethesda promises new Skyrim content for PC, PS3

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2012 8:15am PST

Bethesda has promised that it is "close" on new Skyrim content for PS3 and PC, possibly implying that the PS3 might finally get its Dawnguard expansion, and that the upcoming Dragonborn pack could hit PC close to its 360 date.


The Elder Scrolls Online trailer reveals first gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2012 7:50am PST

"Elder Scrolls Online... everything you need about it is right in the name: it's Elder Scrolls but it's online," creative director Paul Sage says in a 9-minute video showing off the first gameplay snippets from ZeniMax's MMORPG. And indeed it certainly does seem to be so. Ou...


"Combat looks great there is too few mmos with actual involved combat. Just hoping they give us ..."

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Skyrim: Dragonborn DLC trailer shows riding dragons

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 05, 2012 7:40am PST

A naughty Dragonborn is on the loose in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, slaying dragons and sucking up their souls to amass power, and it's not you. Bethesda today released the first trailer for open-world RPG's 'Dragonborn' DLC, teasing new areas, enemies, and, yes, riding dra...


"I was a archer lizard, I'm thinking I might go swords this time, but not sure. Anyone know what ..."

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