This post on imgur takes the pumpkin pie! Happy Thanksgiving!
As you get ready for a turkey feast, here’s some notable links worth reading…
- Flickr user Midhras has an assortment of must-see stereographic screenshots for Skyrim, Fallout 3, and RAGE. Amazing stuff that you should experience in all their full-resolution glory here.
- As the countdown to Dragonborn continues, IGN Rewind Theater examines every moment of the add-on’s announcement trailer.
- OXM UK shares nine places they would like to visit in Dragonborn.
- MMORPG.com examines how The Elder Scrolls Online will feel like the TES games you’ve come to love.
And if you’re looking to do some holiday shopping this weekend, don’t forget to check out Steam’s Autumn Holiday Sale – featuring savings on Bethesda and id titles. The sale runs between today and November 26th.
On behalf of everyone at Bethesda, we wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday.
There’s plenty of other great community creations out there. Recent fan art contributions, including @MandaBush’s Outsider watercolor and Kasimova’s Boyle Party drawing at deviantArt, are among our favorites.
Speaking of art, The London Games Festival is giving you a chance to bid on art from Dishonored and other games. See the current (and future) pieces being auctioned on their official site.
For more Dishonored news, check out these links:
- VG Cats has a fun comic starring two of the industry’s best known assassins.
- Eurogamer peels back of the metaphorical layers of Dishonored’s onion in a new post-release interview with Harvey and Raph.
- G4TV has kicked off their “Game of 2012″ Videogame Deathmatch voting. Track and vote for Dishonored here.
- Gaming Gourmet wants you to know how to make the game’s most appetizing treat, the Apricot Tartlet.
Dust off your BFG and ready yourself for the definitive battle against the forces of Hell. Beginning this week, DOOM Classic Complete is available on PSN.
Available on PSN this week for $14.99/£11.99/€14.99, the collection includes DOOM (with the additional episode “Thy Flesh Consumed”), DOOM II (including the additional episodes “No Rest for the Living” and “The Master Levels”) and Final DOOM.
The English version of the 1.8 title update for Skyrim is available. When we have more information on its release for other territories (and the PlayStation 3), we will provide an update.
Release notes below:
Skyrim Update 1.8 (all platforms unless specified)
- General memory and stability improvements
- Fixed rare crash when using vampiric grip
- Fixed issue where Arnleif and Sons Trading Company could become permanently locked
- Fixed issue related to duplicate NPCs
- Fixed rare issue where exterior door would not open properly
Nominations for the 10th Annual SPIKE Video Game Awards were announced today and we’re happy to share that both Dishonored and Dawnguard received nominations. Huge congrats to both Arkane Studios and Bethesda Game Studios for this well-deserved honor.
Here’s the nomination breakdown:
Game of the Year
Best XBOX 360 Game
Best PS3 Game
Best Action Adventure Game
Studio of the Year
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Best DLC – Dawnguard
Above you can enjoy the result of the Killer Moves contest — a trailer featuring our favorite picks of the gameplay clips you sent us.
We can also announce that Francesco Certo is the big winner of the contest. Congrats Francesco!
You’ll notice that the trailer is scored with the winner’s track from the Drunken Whaler remix contest. Check out our Q&A with Chilton (Eddy Charlton) below:
Did any particular artists inspire your remix?
I heard ‘Alice’ by Pogo about 3 years ago and was blown away by the sounds he made just by chopping up samples. That was the song that made me start producing, and I’ve been chopping up vocals ever since.
With only three weeks until Dragonborn’s release on Xbox 360, we’ve updated ElderScrolls.com with new screenshots and details for Dragonborn.
Ready to learn more about the Ebonhart Pact? ElderScrollsOnline.com has the first round of ‘Ask Us Anything’ answers. Here’s a sampling:
Obviously the Elves and the Nords have never got along too well – are the nations in the factions entirely happy with the alliance, or are there rogue/rebel groups within, say, Skyrim or Morrowind?– By George Trotter on Facebook
The foundation the Ebonheart Pact was built upon—one of mutual desire for survival—makes for a deeply complex and ever-shifting political atmosphere. The Argonians, Nords, and Dark Elves have set aside their differences, for now, to unite under one banner against their shared enemies—but to say that everyone is happy or even content with the Alliance would be a far cry from the truth. A certain level of distrust and resentment roils just beneath the surface for many members of the Pact.
While some are openly accepting or critical of the Alliance, most Pact members you’ll encounter fall somewhere in between, and hold their true feelings about the arrangement close to their chest. It really depends on each individual character’s perspective and life experiences. Most you encounter are not willing to bring up their personal feelings to a stranger, but you will meet some who are very open with their praise or disdain for the choices their leaders have made.
This is the story of a young and powerful Dark Elf, who is also an up-and-coming member of the Mages Guild. He, along with the very best of his peers, was hand-selected by Mages Guild leader and founder Vanus Galerion to accompany you in the assault on Cold Harbor. When the mass portal to Cold Harbor went awry, these formidable Mages Guild members arrived, scattered over the icy wasteland of Molag Bal’s realm. Separated from their allies and you, their partner, the group was captured and imprisoned by Molag Bal’s Daedric army for use in torturous live training exercises.
The young Dark Elf is trapped in a cage with his fellow Mages Guild members. The imprisoned group is plotting an escape, but one, small thing is missing.
This is up to you in the newly announced “Name An NPC Contest” on the ESO official website. Visit here full rules and details.