As you enjoy your Saturday afternoon, here’s some highlights from around the web.
We start with The Elder Scrolls Online. This weekend, be sure to grab the all-new Ebonhart Pact wallpaper on the game’s official website. And if you want to learn more about the Alliance comprised of Nords, Dunmer, and Argonians, be sure to read up on ZeniMax Online’s first ‘Ask Us Anything’, which will focus specifically on this pact.
Want more ESO news? Check out these highlights from our recent press event:
Episode 43 of The Elder Scrolls Off the Record Podcast features lengthy impressions from playing the game at ZeniMax Online.
MMORPG continues a flourish of new content. On their latest podcast, interviews Matt Firor, Nick Konkle, Brian Wheeler, and Paul Sage. They also highlight 21 facts fans should know about the game, detail their visit to Crow’s Woods, explain how you’ll build your character, and describe the game’s “spot on” combat.
More news, including reviews for DOOM 3 BFG Edition, after the break.
DOOM 3 BFG Edition Review Roundup
Destructoid (8/10): DOOM 3 holds up as a solid and atmospheric horror shooter, and the new BFG Edition works, not only as a celebration of a game that gets an unfair reputation, but as a worthy collection of the game’s three main entries, sporting as it does DOOM and DOOM II.
The Gamers Hub (4/5): if you’re a newcomer to the series or even one who hasn’t really experienced Doom 3, then you owe it to yourself to pick this up at the bargain price that it is.
ZTGD (8/10): Doom 3 BFG Edition is an outstanding package for the price tag. If you have never played the original Doom 3, it is a must for fans of the genre.
Machinima (7/10): Doom 3 has aged fantastically well. Provided you haven’t already played the games in this collection,BFG Edition is also a solid value.
God is a Geek (8/10): BFG Edition is a strong package, which for a low price gives you a highly impressive HD remake of a classic game, with a pleasant dose of nostalgia thrown in along the way.
IGN (7.6/10): “…there’s no denying that Doom 3 has improved with age.”
Cheat Code Central (4.4/5) – “ this is one of the best HD re-releases I’ve played so far.”
The Escapist’s Miracle of Sound features a Dishonored tribute song, Distant Honor.
Finished Dishonored already? Don’t miss GameInformer.com’s spoiler-filled discussion of how the game can play out.
In his Why Games Matter column, International Business Times’ writer Edward Smith explains why Dishonored has given him a greater appreciation of what gaming can offer.
eGamer shares tips on how to perfect your stealthing skills.
Last but not least, enjoy these Impossible Kills for Dishonored – courtesy of YouTube user kekkoSoNicSyNdIcAtE.E