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Today we’re exactly three weeks from the kickoff of QuakeCon 2013 and excited to share updated details on the 18th running of North America’s largest LAN event. Read on for more on our keynote, presentations, panel, and exhibit hall sponsors.
As has become tradition, the first day of QuakeCon will feature a keynote address from the legendary John Carmack, id Software’s co-founder and technical director.
Along with John’s keynote, this year’s QuakeCon will feature the first public gameplay presentations for The Elder Scrolls Online, Wolfenstein: The New Order and The Evil Within — plus a special panel featuring Dishonored’s Raphael Colantonio, Ricardo Bare and Seth Shain. These events will all take place on the show’s Ventrilo Main Stage. Additionally, attendees will be able to play The Elder Scrolls Online, Wolfenstein, and Dishonored’s final game add-on, The Brigmore Witches, in the QuakeCon exhibit hall.
The Elder Scrolls Online, the next chapter in the award-winning series and the first to bring the legendary experience online, Wolfenstein: The New Order, a reimagining of the popular shooter franchise developed by MachineGames, and Dishonored: Brigmore Witches, the third add-on pack for Arkane Studios’ critically-acclaimed first-person action game, will all be playable at the show.
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YouTuber Toby Turner (aka Tobuscus) has made a name for himself creating literal interpretations of movie/tv/game trailers. For his newest video, he’s tackled our E3 trailer for Wolfenstein: New Order, and it’s literally the funniest thing we’ve seen all day.
Watch it and more on his official YouTube Channel.
QuakeCon is just around the corner (three weeks from tomorrow), and FACEIt’s YouTube channel is getting fans ready with their Road to QuakeCon 2013 teaser.
Much more to come on the event in the coming weeks… stay tuned to QuakeCon.org for details.
Up today on Wolfenstein.com, we’ve uploaded new BJ Blazkowicz wallpapers for your desktop, tablet and phone.
Has Dishonored snuck past you? No worries. Between today and July15, Xbox LIVE Gold members will be able to save on Dishonored and its add-ons. Deals include:
Dishonored – $19.99 (marked down from $29.99)
Per usual, keep tabs on the blog for new deals on our games.
Get a closer look at the burrowing kwama and find out more about how we bring the creatures of The Elder Scrolls Online to life. Visit www.elderscrollsonline.com to learn more.
Kick off July with a bang! This month’s Vault Boy Tee of the month celebrates Fallout’s Demolition Expert perk.
Visit store.bethsoft.com to order.
We’re back sharing our favorite news from around the web. On the docket for today, we’ve got links and videos to share for Skyrim, Dishonored, Wolfenstein, and The Evil Within.
To begin, many of us at the office enjoyed watching “Man at Arms” Tony Swatton create (by popular demand) a bone-smashing Orcish Battleaxe from Skyrim. It’s clear Tony has made his Smithing skill Legendary many times over, and we hope to see him create more Skyrim weapons in the future.
What else is happening on the internet with our games? Let’s continue…
As announced by Major Nelson, next week Xbox LIVE will be featuring a sale on Dishonored add-ons. Between July 9th and July 15th, The Knife of Dunwall and Dunwall City Trials will be 50% off — that’s 400 and 200 Microsoft points, respectively.
Game site Leviathyn has a new article focusing on what they want to see in Dishonored’s next DLC, The Brigmore Witches. As we have new details on the game, we’ll let everyone know.
Want to see amazing Dishonored fan art? Visit le-sim’s tumblr to see art of Emily, the Pendletons, Granny Rags, and more!
After the break, check out new highlights for The Evil Within and Wolfenstein: The New Order.
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Following last week’s nominations, we’re thrilled to share news that The Elder Scrolls Online has been named Best Role Playing Game of E3 2013… congrats to the team at ZeniMax Online Studios! For a look at the game’s other E3 awards, check out our post from last month.
As a company, ESO is the fourth Bethesda-published game to win Best Role Playing Game. Previously Bethesda Game Studios’ Oblivion (2005), Fallout 3 (2008), and Skyrim (2011) received the same accolade.
For more on ESO, visit the official website to grab new Google+/Facebook cover images and read a new feature on the game’s dungeons. Here’s an excerpt…
“Dungeons represent some of the toughest challenges in The Elder Scrolls Online, and they add yet another adventure you can choose to experience as you explore Tamriel. We hope this peek behind the portcullis helped give you some insight about dungeon design, and we’re excited to see how you choose to tackle these dangerous delves in your own groups. Make sure to share this with your prospective party members so they’ll be prepared, too!”
Also worth checking out, the team at Tamriel Foundry have put together a great new video, titled An Overview of The Elder Scrolls Online. Watch the video in the embed below.
As part of their 100th issue, OXM UK has put together a list of the 100 most important people in the world of Xbox. Included on the list are six members of the Bethesda family: Todd Howard (Bethesda Game Studios), Raphael Colantonio (Arkane Studios), Harvey Smith (Arkane Studios), Viktor Antonov (Zenimax Media), John Carmack (id Software), and Shinji Mikami (Tango Gameworks).
To see the full list, head here.