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News: Bethesda Cagey About Skyrim DLC on PS3

Bethesda Cagey About Skyrim DLC on PS3

What's the problem?

Microsoft’s exclusivity deal with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is up, which means that last month’s Dawnguard expansion can finally arrive on PlayStation 3. That is, if it’s actually in development. “We have not announced Dawnguard for any other platform, nor given a timeline for any such news. If we have news, I promise...

News: Choose Your Daring Escape in New Dishonored Trailer

Choose Your Daring Escape in New Dishonored Trailer

Decisions, decisions

Variety is the spice of life, and this new Dishonored trailer does its very best to prove it. The gameplay short shows three different escape routes from the Boyle Mansion, each indistinguishable from the other. Will you decide to brazenly sprint out of the police infested residence, or try to sneak away unseen? Personally, we...

News: Duo of Dishonored Demos Depict Different Player Decisions

Duo of Dishonored Demos Depict Different Player Decisions

Variety is the spice of life

While most games can explain the extent of their gameplay in a 60 second trailer, Bethesda’s upcoming Dishonored is a teensy bit more ambitious. When you’re not deliberating the current value of whale oil with fellow aristocrats, you’ll need to decide how best to approach a wealth of murderous acts. These two...

News: DOOM 3: BFG Edition Invades Store Shelves on 16th October

DOOM 3: BFG Edition Invades Store Shelves on 16th October

Hell on Earth

Bethesda’s clearly not worried about getting gobbled up by Resident Evil 6 and Assassin’s Creed III, as it’s announced a 16th October release date for the DOOM 3: BFG Edition in North America. Those of you in Europe will get an additional three days to prepare for the apocalypse, with the HD re-master scheduled to release on 19th...

News: Debut Dishonored Trailer Deserves More Honour

Debut Dishonored Trailer Deserves More Honour

Early in the morning

BioShock Infinite may have been delayed into 2013, but it looks like the industry has found its natural replacement. Bethesda’s released the first trailer for Arkane Studios’ upcoming cyber-punk adventure Dishonored, and it looks... well, brutal. We recently got a chance to check out the first-person adventure in action, so...

News: Skyrim's Dawnguard Expansion Goes Dark

Skyrim's Dawnguard Expansion Goes Dark

Trailer inside

We’re pretty sure the flow of epic announcements isn’t going to stop until next week now. Bethesda’s the latest publisher to join the pre-E3 party, releasing the first trailer for Skyrim’s upcoming Dawnguard expansion pack. There’s all manner of goodness in the trailer, including a monologue that’s certain to get your...

News: Bethesda Refreshes DOOM 3 for PlayStation 3

Bethesda Refreshes DOOM 3 for PlayStation 3

Alone in the dark

Here’s an announcement we never expected to find in our inbox this afternoon: Bethesda is rereleasing DOOM 3 for PlayStation 3. The expanded shooter – appropriately entitled the DOOM 3: BFG Edition – will include remastered versions of the original game, its expansion pack and seven new levels called “The Lost Mission”...

News: Latest Bethesda Trademark Settles Around the Hearth Fire

Latest Bethesda Trademark Settles Around the Hearth Fire

Skyrim connection confirmed

It’s too hot for classic inglenook fireplaces here in the UK this week, but that’s not stopped the people of Skyrim from collecting around the hearth. Bethesda, the publisher of the critically acclaimed RPG, has filed a trademark for “Hearth Fire”, the latest in string of registrations relating to the popular...

News: Mounted Combat Charges into Skyrim via New Update

Mounted Combat Charges into Skyrim via New Update

Trojan horse

The next big addition to Bethesda’s enormous role-playing game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is kind of unexpected. The publisher announced on its official blog that it is adding mounted combat to the game, meaning you won’t even need to leave the comfort of your horse before ruthlessly slashing another dragon to death. There’s no...

News: Dishonored Finds Redemption on 9th October

Dishonored Finds Redemption on 9th October

Deus next

Bethesda and Arkane Studios’ Dickensian adventure Dishonored will seek salvation on the 9th October, when the steampunk action title arrives on PlayStation 3 in North America. Europeans will have to wait a few extra days to begin their quest for honour, with the stealth game set to sneak overseas on 12th October. You can learn more about...

News: Dawnguard Storms Skyrim Later This Year

Dawnguard Storms Skyrim Later This Year

Content expansion on the way

In an unexpected statement that would rival even the stealthiest of Rockstar reveals, Bethesda has announced that the first expansion pack for the brilliant The Elder Scrolls V: Skryim will be called Dawnguard. More details are expected to be shared at this year’s E3, with a summer release date hinted. Bethesda's...

Rumour: Snow Elves to Feature in New Skyrim DLC

Snow Elves to Feature in New Skyrim DLC

The lion, the witch and the wardrobe

Gamers are an intelligent bunch. When they’re not hunting for domain name registrations or poring over employee CVs, they’re picking apart game code to find references to future content. That’s exactly what one devoted Bethesda forum poster did with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s most recent patch — and...

News: Shinji Mikami: Zwei Will Be a True Survival Horror Game

Shinji Mikami: Zwei Will Be a True Survival Horror Game

Hide behind the sofa

Zwei, the next project by Resisdent Evil creator Shinji Mikami, will be a “pure” survival horror title, according to a statement released by publisher Bethesda this morning. The game – which was officially announced yesterday – intends to “push the limits of fear and exhilaration”. Mikami elaborated: A true...

News: Prey 2 Not Cancelled, Delayed Beyond 2012

Prey 2 Not Cancelled, Delayed Beyond 2012

The good with the bad

Despite a spate of rumours to the contrary, Bethesda has confirmed that it has not cancelled Prey 2. Instead the game has been delayed beyond its 2012 release date due to the title not yet meeting the publisher’s “quality standards”. We're resisting the temptation to make a snarky comment about Skyrim's state on PS3. The...

News: Debut Dishonored Trailer Stabs You in the Back

Debut Dishonored Trailer Stabs You in the Back

A pleasant surprise

Who knew video game marketing was so simple? In the span of a short five minute CGI trailer, publisher Bethesda’s managed to shoot Arkane Studios’ upcoming steam punk action title Dishonored straight to the top of our wishlist. The game casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. After being framed for the murder...

News: Deal Death Differently in Skyrim Version 1.5

Deal Death Differently in Skyrim Version 1.5

Fly swat

There are numerous minor bug fixes in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s latest software update, but the most notable improvements come in the form of new kill cameras for projectile weapons and fresh animations for melee attacks. Anyone that’s spent more than 20 hours traipsing the city of Winterhold will know how repetitive the combat in...

Rumour: Bethesda to Cancel Prey 2

Bethesda to Cancel Prey 2

Pray for Prey

It seems there’s no end to the bad news today. In addition to rumours surrounding the closure of Zipper Interactive and the unfortunate announcement of Yoshinori Ono’s ill health, PSFocus.nl is reporting that Bethesda is on the verge of cancelling anticipated sequel Prey 2.

Rumour: Trademark Teases Dawnguard DLC for Skyrim

Trademark Teases Dawnguard DLC for Skyrim

Awaken, Dovahkiin

The last we heard about Bethesda’s post-release plans for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the publisher indicated that we wouldn’t be seeing any additional content for a while. But a trademark filing posted by parent company Zenimax Media has indicated that the RPG’s first expansion might be closer than we expected. The...

News: Bethesda: DOOM 4 is Not Cancelled

Bethesda: DOOM 4 is Not Cancelled

Nonsense apparently

Despite rumours to the contrary, DOOM 4 is not cancelled. Bethesda’s VP of PR and marketing, Pete Hines, headed online to quell rumours spilling out of AllGamesBeta. He told Joystiq: DOOM 4 isn't cancelled. When we're ready to talk about it and show it off, we'll let everyone know. This is the second time DOOM 4’s...