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News: Test Your Might Against Dishonored's Dunwall City Trials

Test Your Might Against Dishonored's Dunwall City Trials

Shadow man

Reckon you’ve got the best of Dunwall’s royal guard? You’ll be able to put your confidence to the test this December with Dishonored’s first expansion pack, Dunwall City Trials. The add-on includes “10 Challenge Maps” that will examine your skill against waves of enemies, time-trials, and a “gravity-defying run of drop...

News: Dishonored Launch Trailer Takes No Prisoners

Dishonored Launch Trailer Takes No Prisoners

Cut throat

If you haven’t already seen the piles of praise being tossed at Dishonored, then this launch trailer should get you up to speed. Between scenes of protagonist Corvo slitting unsuspecting throats, there’s a selection of lofty media quotes. We’re playing the title right now, and can confirm that it’s pretty good. We’re not willing...

News: Bethesda: It's On Us to Solve Skyrim's DLC Woes

Bethesda: It's On Us to Solve Skyrim's DLC Woes

Shouldering responsibility

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s second major expansion pack, Hearthfire, launched on PC this week – but the post-release discussion has been focused solely on the content’s absence on PlayStation 3. Bethesda admitted recently that it was struggling to get the expansion – and its predecessor, Dawnguard – to run on...

News: Sony Working with Bethesda to Solve Skyrim DLC Woes

Sony Working with Bethesda to Solve Skyrim DLC Woes

No guarantees

While Xbox 360 owners enjoy the second The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC pack, developer Bethesda has yet to release the first expansion on PlayStation 3. In fact, the company has revealed that it's struggling to get the content running on Sony’s platform at all – an unsurprising admission considering the game’s troubled launch...

News: Bethesda Still Struggling with Dawnguard DLC on PS3

Bethesda Still Struggling with Dawnguard DLC on PS3

No solution in sight

Bethesda has warned that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s Dawnguard DLC pack may never release on PlayStation 3. The content launched on Xbox 360 earlier this year, prompting the developer to release a statement noting that it was having difficulties with the PS3. Those issues are ongoing according to the company’s community...

News: New Dishonored Trailer Comes Out of Hiding

New Dishonored Trailer Comes Out of Hiding

The essence of invisibility

Stealth gameplay in Bethesda’s upcoming Dishonored promises to be a bit more engaging than simply studying guard patterns. Instead you’ll need to take into account sound, peripheral vision and cover. Blowing out candles and peaking around corners will give you an advantage over your pursuers – assuming you’ve got...

News: Prey 2 Removed from Bethesda's Website

Prey 2 Removed from Bethesda's Website

Logical explanation

The drama surrounding Prey 2 has reared its ugly head once again – this time due to the fact that the delayed title has been removed from Bethesda’s recently revamped website. "Since we had already announced it wasn't coming out this year, we simply didn't think it'd be appropriate to include it on the new site launch," Pete...

Rumour: Bethesda Scouting Boston Area for Fallout 4

Bethesda Scouting Boston Area for Fallout 4

Red shift

Bethesda is supposedly researching Boston for Fallout 4, an anonymous tipster has revealed. The spy said on Reddit: “The rumours are true, Fallout 4 will take place in Boston. In case you haven’t heard, Bethesda has recently been scoping out and researching Boston. They also have a strong connection to MIT [Massachusetts Institute of...

News: Skyrim Version 1.7 Travels to PS3 This Week

Skyrim Version 1.7 Travels to PS3 This Week

The long and winding road

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will finally be updated to version 1.7 in North America this week. European players will have to wait an extra week, because, well, it’s customary on these shores, isn’t it? The patch implements a number of bug fixes, including “general memory and stability optimisations”. Unfortunately,...

News: Bethesda Reveals Bumper Cast for Dishonored

Bethesda Reveals Bumper Cast for Dishonored

Trip the light fantastic

Bethesda sure knows how to splash the cash on outrageous voice talent. The publisher has announced the cast-list for upcoming PS3 adventure Dishonored, and it’s practically bulging with Hollywood talent. Rocky Horror Picture Show legend Susan Sarandon will make her video game debut as Granny Rags, a mad old lady who’s...

News: Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC "Unsatisfactory" on PS3

Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC "Unsatisfactory" on PS3

Long wait ahead

Most developers have come to terms with the PlayStation 3’s unique architecture. Unlike at the start of the generation, it's now rare for a multiplatform title to perform significantly worse on Sony’s black box of tricks – but Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim remains a notable exception. The title launched in a...

News: Bethesda Reveals Dishonored Pre-Order Bonuses

Bethesda Reveals Dishonored Pre-Order Bonuses

Ooh, the choices...

Looking forward to Arkane Studios' upcoming action-adventure title, Dishonored? If so, you might want to think carefully about where you place your pre-order, as publisher Bethesda has assigned a selection of exclusive bonuses to major retailers in the UK. Amazon will be dishing out a cold serving of the Acrobatic Killer...

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...