It doesn’t have Chris Pratt or Will Ferrell, but The Guildmaster Studio’s LEGO re-shoot of Skyrim’s early moments — including a cool little prelude — is definitely epic.
Feed our appetite for your artwork by sending an email to email@example.com or by getting our attention on social with #BethesdArt. We look forward to hearing from you! Until then… have a great weekend!
From the offices of id Software, we’re back with a lo0k at the latest and greatest web happenings.
We begin talking about id. Above is a new teaser pic of MythBusters’ Adam & Jamie with UFC Fighter (and part-time DOOM marine), Brendan Schaub. For more sneak peaks at this Saturday’s episode, keep an eye on our DOOM Twitter and Facebook pages.
To tide you over until Saturday night, here’s some other links to check out.
2015 is a big year for BATTLECRY as players — beginning in Australia/New Zealand — will be able to play the game in beta, and it’s making waves in “Games of 2015″ lists from sites like Mashable, USA Today, AusGamers, and CHIP (DE).
PC Gamer offers an ode to the odorous toilet of Dishonored.
Giant Bomb has shared the results of their 2014 Readers’ GOTY voting and we’re very excited to see Wolfenstein cracked their top 10 list.
Develop discusses BATTLECRY’s move to beta in a new interview with the teams’s design director, Lucas Davis.
SXSW will be happening before you know it in Austin, and in this year’s Gaming Awards, Wolfenstein and The Evil Within received nominations for Excellence in Narrative and Excellence in SFX, respectively. Find out who wins on Friday, March 13th.
Over at MMORPG.com, it’s up to fans like you to help ESO win Best RPG and Best MMO of 2014 in their Players Choice Awards.
Shoddycast continues to impress with their lore series for Fallout. One name provides all you have to say about the latest episode: GARY!
The Lone Wanderer vs. Dovahkiin. Dragonshouts vs. VATS. Spring Valley Potato Chips vs. Apples. All of these come together is a Fallout 3/Skyrim mashup for the ages on Andrewmfilm’s YouTube channel.
Watch it again (and again) in the YouTube embed above.
What’s the mod all about? Find out below…
Can you give a general overview of Beyond Skyrim and where the mod project currently stands?
Beyond Skyrim is a series of interlinking mods which will ultimately allow players to visit other areas of Tamriel within the Skyrim engine. Assets for each new region are being painstakingly created from scratch, including architecture, creatures, weapons, landscapes, textures and objects created by our artists and modelers. We pride ourselves on our fidelity to Elder Scrolls lore, and our ultimate aim is to create a player experience which will fit together seamlessly with Skyrim itself, allowing players to continue their existing character’s adventures in other lands, or perhaps even sidestep Skyrim’s story entirely and experience what the rest of Tamriel has to offer.
Photographer Mahiru captures the spirit and atmosphere of The Evil Within alongside some of the most talented cosplayers we’ve seen yet.
What’s an oscilloscope? I had to visit Wikipedia to get more information (spoiler: it allows one to read changes in an electrical signals). What’s important to this blog post? One Pekka Väänänen has demonstrated that the device is also capable of playing Quake.
Watch the video above to see E1M1 from the original QUAKE in action, and learn more about how Väänänen made it happen in his recent blog post.
With frigid temperatures in our nation’s capital, it’s time to get under a blanket, grab a warm bottle of mead, and check out the web’s best Bethesda fun from around the web — none more fitting than IGN’s look at the best winter levels in gaming.
Meanwhile down under…
Members from BattleCry Studios have safely made their way back to Austin from Melbourne and were nice enough to bring back plenty of new previews and interviews for the game — including The Escapists’ hands-on impressions describing the game as “a deliciously in-your-face alternate reality brawler with a beautiful art style”. For more on the game, check out the stories below…
Explosion — “The new PAX video revealed a new gameplay mode for Battlecry–Land Grab. Basically, Land Grab looks like a zone control multiplayer battle. I am glad there will be alternate modes besides a basic team deathmatch mode. I expect more gameplay modes will be incorporated to the game later.”
Geek Bomb — “As a huge fan of online multiplayer games and in particular free-to-play, I was immediately drawn to the highly-stylised visuals and breakneck pace. It’s clear to see the game is aimed at the competitive market and it’s a perfect fit, with a learning curve that’s quick to understand but incredibly difficult to master, it requires skill, precision and most importantly teamwork.”
As a reminder to those down under, BATTLECRY’s Beta is coming first to Australia. Visit the official site to sign up.
And tonight’s update ends with a short, but amazing rendition of Skyrim’s theme from opera singer Kari Kirk, whose son, David, captured it live. Great work, mom!
Nearly three years have passed since Skyrim’s November 2011 release date, and we’re still amazed by the unbelievable fan creations that come in from around the world. This week at the office, a number of devs took notice when Matt and Kerry Stagmer of Baltimore Knife & Sword re-created Skyrim’s iconic iron helmet.
See how it was done (and be sure to stick around for the strength test at the end) in the embed above.
In time for Halloween, our very own Lindsay Westcott put together some very evil jack-o-lantern templates. Below you can print out any of our designs. If you’d like to share your carving skills with these templates or your own Bethesda creations, tweet us with the hashtag #BethesdART or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.