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Skyrim Dawnguard beta keys given to under 1 percent of applicants


By: Eddie Makuch Gamers who applied for the Xbox 360 Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard beta period will want to do two things today: check their inboxes and cross their fingers. Bethesda Game Studios has announced that it has admitted .005 of the applicants, with successful gamers receiving their invitations to try out the new downloadable content today. Writing on its official blog, Bethesda said an “overwhelming” number of gamers applied for the Skyrim Xbox 360 beta, and as a result, the []

Zenimax Announces The Elder Scrolls Online


By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Zenimax Online Studios has announced the new massively-multiplayer online game that almost everyone knew was coming – The Elder Scrolls Online. Yes, The Elder Scrolls Online will be a new MMO, which will take place a millennium before the events of the more recent Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. “It will be extremely rewarding finally to unveil what we have been developing the last several years,” said game director Matt Firor. “The entire team is committed to creating the []

Bethesda Talks Up Skyrim Mods On Steam


BLOGGERS NOTE: First I want to say that that horse looks like Rainbow Brights horse only on steroids.  Please, look her up you’ll see.  Trust me…I’m 20…what the heck is happening to my childhood?? By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Since their release, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s Steam Workshop has been a huge success, according to the game’s publisher Bethesda Softworks. The publisher took to Twitter last night, to state that there had been 13.6 million different mods downloaded since the service went []

Kickstarter game projects collect over $20M – Report


So apparently this game is a myth.  Kickstarter has been responsible for scams and here is a big one.  Mythic: The Story About Gods and Men, is a myth.  Mythic was hosted online until three days ago when users, noticing cribbed artwork and exposed it as a scam. According to an article: “Mythic: The Story of Gods and Men was to be an open-world action role-playing game developed by former Blizzard staffers and was described as similar to World of Warcraft, with []

Skyrim DLC news teased for tomorrow


Not a big Skyrim fan, but only because I like dragons.  I know it’s silly, but I have a problem killing dragons in video games.  Go figure. Anyway, tomorrow is supposed to be a big day for fans and players of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.  The company, Bethesda teased early this afternoon that the first downloadable content for this Role-Playing Game will arrive tomorrow.  Woohoo right?  Bethesda also confirmed that the Kinect update for the Xbox 360 will be available tomorrow. The []

Skyrim DLC Announcement Teased, Hints At Possible Crossbow, Snow Elf Additions


By: Colin Tan   (@unartifex) Bethesda Marketing Vice President Pete Hines recently alluded to an impending announcement regarding The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and its first downloadable expansion, and it’s supposedly coming as early as next week. “I am working on getting a little more info out on Skyrim/DLC. Maybe next week? We’ll see,” tweeted Hines. He also makes mention at confirming the Kinect support release date. With that bit of tease lingering around, it would seem Skyrim players have also stumbled upon []

Bethesda Teases Announcement For Tomorrow


Something is up over at Bethesda Game Studios. The developer tweeted a teasing image earlier this morning with the juicy one-liner of “Tomorrow.” The tease could be pertaining to any of Bethesda’s currently, and upcoming, releases such asThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Dishonored or RAGE; however, based on the image alone it could very well be an announcement for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The image shows a dimly lit portrait of a rugged looking character reminiscent of the Nords from Skyrim. []

Bethesda Adding Kinect Support For Skyrim


Bethesda has announced that the Xbox 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, will be getting full-on voice support for Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral. No motion-support will be added, but there will be over 200 different commands accessible once the update goes live. This will include the famous Dragon Shouts, but you’ll also be able to do Hotkey Equipping, issue commands to followers and access all of the different menus and skill trees. The update is even going so granular, as to []