S.T.A.L.K.E.R. gets new license-holder

By: Eddie Makuch The S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series has a new license-holder, and it is not Bethesda, as was rumored. BitComposer Entertainment announced today that it had acquired the exclusive worldwide rights for future game adaptations of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. brand created by brothers Boris and Arkady Strugatsky. Boris passed away on November 19 this year, the announcement said. BitComposer Entertainment is no stranger to the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, … Continue reading S.T.A.L.K.E.R. gets new license-holder

Turbine hires Elder Scrolls designer Ken Rolston

By: Eddie Makuch Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online developer Turbine has added new leadership to its studio. The Needham, Massachusetts studio today announced that it has hired Elder Scrolls designer Ken Rolston, as well as former NetherRealm and Zynga developers. JRolston served as lead designer for Bethesda on Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and was most … Continue reading Turbine hires Elder Scrolls designer Ken Rolston

Bethesda has no plans for Wii U

By: Eddie Makuch Bethesda had a minimal footprint on Nintendo’s popular Wii console (its only US release was Star Trek: Conquest), and it does not appear that the Elder Scrolls and Fallout publisher has more ambitious plans in place for the Wii U. In a new MCV interview (via Videogamer), Bethesda marketing executive Pete Hines said the company mantra has been, and continues to be, … Continue reading Bethesda has no plans for Wii U