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The Elder Scrolls Online will support first-person gameplay, other preview nuggets

Many site have gone live with play impressions of The Elder Scrolls Online, and some of the information we’ve gleaned is as follows: its supports first-person gameplay; the UI is “minimalistic”; quests are instanced very subtly; and the combat will be similar to the PC versions of Skyrim or Oblivion. We’ve rounded up a few […]

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Elder Scrolls headlines

  • Guild Wars 2 gets four-disc soundtrack from Jeremy Soule

    A four-disc soundtrack for ArenaNet and NCsoft’s upcoming MMORPG, Guild Wars 2, is being offered via DirectSong. The aural epic is composed by Jeremy Soule, who has created music for dozens of video games, including titles in the Baldur’s Gate, Elder Scrolls and Warhammer franchises. A limited number of copies of the four-CD set of […]

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  • Notch offered to give up Scrolls trademark for Zenimax

    Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson has admitted it had offered to give up the trademark for Scrolls for Zenimax, as well as deciding to add a subtitle to at the end.

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  • Image shows how far Elder Scrolls characters have come

    Time is a cruel mistress for some classic video games, and a new image from Reddit is showing just how cruel.

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  • Saturday Shorts: Sales, RAGE, matte 360, LoL, Indies, Kratos

    It’s the last Saturday Shorts post before gamescom, and to prepare ourselves for hell week, we’ve decided to drink ourselves stupid. Not like we had far to go in the first place.

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  • Bethesda won't "rule out" external development for Elder Scrolls

    Bethesda Game Studios chief Todd Howard has said the studio won’t rule out external development on the Elder Scrolls series in the future after Skyrim.

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  • Bethesda readies for MMO launches with Irish customer centre

    Bethesda parent company Zenimax said today it’s to open a customer support centre in Galway, Ireland. An online customer support centre. For “future massively multiplayer online games”. Anyone see any Bethesda MMOs round here?

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  • Report: Elder Scrolls V is "direct sequel to Oblivion"

    Eurogamer Denmark’s reporting that a Bethesda rep has said Elder Scrolls V is not only in development, but that’s a straight sequel to Oblivion.

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  • Bethesda confirms new project in development

    Bethesda Games Studios director Todd Howard’s confirmed the developer has a new project in development.

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  • Fallout's Howard: Console RPGs must be "easier to learn and easier to play"

    In a chat on console RPG development between Irrational legend Ken Levine and Bethesda’s Todd Howard, the Fallout 3 boss has said console players want RPG experiences that are just as deep as their PC counterparts, but developers “need to ease them in a bit more.” Levine, however, said console gamers just “don’t have the […]

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  • Source - Bethesda's Elder Scrolls MMO missed its 2009 reveal

    You know the Bethesda MMO that popped up in those court filings earlier? The “secret” one with nearly 100 people working on it? It’s Elder Scrolls, we’re very reliably informed, and it was supposed to be revealed last year.

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  • Next Elder Scrolls game set 200 years after Oblivion

    A blurb on Waterstones’ site for Elder Scrolls novel Infernal City has apparently dropped the bombshell that the next game’s set two centuries after Oblivion. So it says: “A novel that takes places forty-five years after the Oblivion Crisis, which is the story of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion game and the expansion pack Shivering […]

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  • Bethesda has no plans for an Elder Scrolls V

    Bethesda’s Todd Howard as confirmed that there is no Elder Scrolls V in the works. What? “We are working on our next big game but we are not talking about it,” he told attendees at his keynote during QuakeCon 2009. He went on to say that there are no “current” plans for a fifth addition […]

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  • Elder Scrolls titles are up on Steam, 20% off

    Steam has put more Bethesda games up on the site and at 20 percent off. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion GoY Edition with Knights of the Nine and the Shivering Isles expansions, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind GoY Edition with the Bloodmoon and Tribunal expansions, and Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth. Prices […]

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  • Two Elder Scrolls novels confirmed from Greg Keyes

    Author Greg Keyes is to pen a pair of Elder Scrolls for Bethesda, the publisher said today. The first novel – The Infernal City – with release this autumn. Both books are original stories based in the Elder Scrolls universe. “We’ve been big fans of Greg’s work for a long time, and we’re thrilled he […]

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  • Bethesda pencils in new Elder Scrolls title for 2010

    Bethesda’s said it’s likely to publish a new Elder Scrolls game in 2010. “At the moment we’ve got Fallout 3 for this year and potentially there’s a new Elder Scrolls title in 2010,” said Bethesda publishing executive Paul Oughton. “At the moment we’re not that interested in the Wii. We’re going to stick to PS3, […]

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