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News: Skyrim Trailer Shows Off Spells And Animation

Skyrim Trailer Shows Off Spells And Animation

We're now ostensibly hours away from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

That means Bethesda's finally dropped us some good news — no more trailers. These things have been bombarding our inbox since this time last year. Seriously, how much Skyrim do people want? Oh that's right yeah, lots. Well we suppose this animation trailer should tide you over until release on Friday. Come on guys, hold it together..

News: Skyrim Midnight Launch Plans Detailed

Skyrim Midnight Launch Plans Detailed

If you're eager to get a taste of Bethesda's upcoming fantasy RPG behemoth, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the publisher's just let us know that it will be holding two midnight launch events in the UK

The GameStation branch in Birmingham will be joined by Oxford Street's GAME to celebrate the release, with goodies including CDs and strategy guides doled out to the first 100 fans in line. The..

News: Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition Confirmed For February

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition Confirmed For February

Skyrim might be right around the corner, but Bethesda's not done promoting its last big open-world RPG just yet

Bethesda's announced that it is to re-release Fallout: New Vegas next February, bundling all of the game's content packs and patches into a single Ultimate Edition. That's a lot of Fallout. The bundle's due out February 7th in North America, and February 10th in Europe.

News: Lose Yourself In The Sounds Of Skyrim

Lose Yourself In The Sounds Of Skyrim

Behind the scenes development videos always fascinate us, but nothing intrigues us more than those discussing the audio

In a new Skyrim developer diary, Bethesda has blown the doors off the sound design process. The video accompanies a new podcast and blog post, outlining the process in a little more detail. You can find more information on Bethesda's official website.

News: Bethesda Labels Doom 4 Rumours 'Complete Bollocks'

Bethesda Labels Doom 4 Rumours 'Complete Bollocks'

Bethesda has emphatically denied reports that development on Doom 4 has been suspended, labelling the rumours as "complete bollocks"

Responding to a series of Twitter queries regarding the matter, marketing gaffer Pete Hines explained, "Games are done when they are done and no title under development at id has been postponed - indefinitely or otherwise." We suspect that's the end of that,..

Rumour: Bethesda Temporarily Postpones Development Of Doom 4

Bethesda Temporarily Postpones Development Of Doom 4

Oh wow

Rumours are flying that Bethesda has temporarily postponed development of Doom 4 after the recently released RAGE didn't meet expectations. Apparently parent company Zenimax has "a serious lack of confidence in the project management at id," following the technical issues and luke-warm reviews surrounding RAGE. We thought the game was above average in our review, but struggled to..

News: Skyrim Can Be Completed In A Reasonable Time-Frame

Skyrim Can Be Completed In A Reasonable Time-Frame

Worried you're going to have to set aside hundreds of hours in order to complete The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? There's hope for you

Sort of. Bethesda's announced that Sam Bernstein, a member of the publisher's quality assurance team, has finished the game in over two hours, beating level designer Jeff Browne's time. Bernstein was previously recognised for competing against Bethesda employees in a..

News: Someone Managed To Leak Skyrim's Instruction Manual Onto The Internet

Someone Managed To Leak Skyrim's Instruction Manual Onto The Internet

Such is the furore surrounding Bethesda's upcoming colossal RPG, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, that someone has took it upon themselves to leak the game

.. 's instruction manual. That's right, the entire manual has been uploaded onto Imgur. We've decided against re-producing it here for obvious reasons, but we will include a friendly link for you. The manual includes a variety of morsels, including..

News: RAGE Trailer Outlines Anarchy Edition

RAGE Trailer Outlines Anarchy Edition

Pre-order a copy of RAGE ahead of its October 7th release date and you'll have your copy automatically upgraded to the Anarchy Edition

This extended version of the game adds four additional items to your arsenal, including a Double Barrel Shotgun, Crimson Elite Armour, Fists Of Rage knuckle-dusters, and a Rat Rod Buggy. Hit the jump to see the goods in action.

News: Fallout: New Vegas' Courier's Stash & Gun Runners' Arsenal DLC Packs Out This Week

Fallout: New Vegas' Courier's Stash & Gun Runners' Arsenal DLC Packs Out This Week

Bethesda's dropped us a line to remind you that the final two Fallout: New Vegas DLC packs are due out this week on the PlayStation Store

That's today in North America, and tomorrow in Europe. Courier's Stash (£1.49 / $2.99) opens up access to four content bundles previously available only through pre-orders. The Caravan Pack, Classic Pack, Mercenary Pack and Tribal Pack each offer unique weapons,..

News: Bethesda Announces Star-Studded Cast List For Skyrim

Bethesda Announces Star-Studded Cast List For Skyrim

Bethesda's announced the cast list for its highly anticipated fantasy RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The game features the voice of Christopher Plummer (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) as a powerful Greybeard elder named Arngeir. Plummer's joined by Max Von Sydow (The Exorcist) as Esburn and Joan Allen (The Bourne Ultimatum) as Delphine, "one of the last remaining members of the Blades – an..

News: RAGE Has An 8GB Install On PlayStation 3

RAGE Has An 8GB Install On PlayStation 3

The PlayStation 3 version of RAGE will come packed up on a single Blu-ray disc (unlike the XBOX 360's enormous three-disc solution) and will require an 8GB install, id Software's creative director Tim Willits told Eurogamer

"Sony was great," Willits praised. "Kudos to Sony for letting us do that. They don't allow every game to do that. So definitely, hats off. What we were able to..

News: Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition Sneaks Its Way Into European Retailers This Week

Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition Sneaks Its Way Into European Retailers This Week

Think you can fit in upwards of 100 hours of gaming before Skyrim launches later in the year? The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 5th Anniversary Edition might fit the bill

The special package — which includes the game, DLC packs, two world maps and a 'Making Of' documentary — is due out on PS3 this week in Europe. It'll run you a reasonable £19.99. Still no trophies, mind.

News: Bethesda Releases Twenty Minutes Of Skyrim Gameplay Footage

Bethesda Releases Twenty Minutes Of Skyrim Gameplay Footage

It's fitting that a game that will take you about 100 hours to play through should get a trailer of similarly silly length

Bethesda's released a brand new gameplay blow-out for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and it's a mere 20-minutes in length. The footage is narrated by Todd Howard and is based on the same stretch of gameplay that the publisher showed at E3 earlier in the year. Catch all three..

News: Microsoft Says, 'Nuh-Uh, PS3 Owners Can't Play Skyrim DLC For 30 Days'

Microsoft Says, 'Nuh-Uh, PS3 Owners Can't Play Skyrim DLC For 30 Days'

An exclusive should stay an exclusive as far as we're concerned

Microsoft disagrees. In a move that's becoming all too familiar, the XBOX 360 platform holder has signed up for timed exclusivity on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's first two DLC packs. The content will be available "exclusively" on Microsoft's platform for a period of 30 days, before appearing on PlayStation Network..

News: Fallout: New Vegas' Lonesome Road, Courier's Stash & Gun Runners' DLC Dated

Fallout: New Vegas' Lonesome Road, Courier's Stash & Gun Runners' DLC Dated

Bethesda's announced that the fourth expansion of Fallout: New Vegas, the Lonesome Road, will be available from the PlayStation Network on September 20th

The single-player expansion will run you $9.99. The expansion won't mark the end of Fallout: New Vegas DLC however. It will be followed by two additional slices of content, Courier’s Stash and Gun...

News: Dishonored Updates Sites With Screens And More

Dishonored Updates Sites With Screens And More

Bethesda and Arkane's new intuitive stealth-action title Dishonored becomes a little less shrouded in mystery

The upcoming title's official site has been updated with an official plot and some spicy new screens featuring futuristic cars and, uh, mustachioed assailants. Dishonored is under development at Arkane studios under the watchful eye of Harvey Smith of Deus Ex fame. The title is still on..

News: Skyrim Ushers In Marriage Of All Sorts

Skyrim Ushers In Marriage Of All Sorts

Eurogamer has a useful tidbit regarding in-world relationships in Bethesda's upcoming open-world RPG, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Deriving information from Bethesda marketing exec Peter Hines, Bethesda has seemingly included the option to befriend and marry non-player characters of either gender, forming lasting benefits for the player to earn over the game. Companion NPC's might ask a favor of you..

News: RAGE Collector's Pack Exclusive To GAME

RAGE Collector's Pack Exclusive To GAME

The collector's pack for id Software's upcoming RAGE will be exclusive to GAME and GameStation, Bethesda has announced

The package will include to Dark Horse comics that detail the events prior to the game, in addition to a 'Making Of' DVD and the downloadable content from the game's Anarchy Edition. The Anarchy Edition includes a Double Barrell shotgun, as well as some unique armour and a..