Last chance to vote for the 31st Golden Joysticks

Voting for this year’s Golden Joysticks is nearing the final stretch, but there’s still time to support your favorite games.

Dishonored and Arkane are nominated in six categories, including:

  • Game of the Year
  • Best Newcomer
  • Best Storytelling
  • Studio of the Year
  • Top Gaming Moment (Lady Boyle’s Last Party)
  • Visual Design

Meanwhile, TES fans can show support for ESO in this year’s ‘Most Wanted’ category.

Voting continues between now and October 20th. A week later, on the 25th, you can watch the awards streamed live. For more information and to vote, visit www.goldenjoysticks.com.

ESO ‘Ask us Anything’ – Variety Pack 8

The newest ‘Ask Us Anything‘ for The Elder Scrolls Online is now online. Visit the official site to get answers about weapons, inventory items, PvP, and more.

Here’s a sampling…

Will there be items or spells players can obtain that will cast an appearance illusion over them, making, say, a Breton look like an Argonian or a frost troll for a limited amount of time?

Yes. We have a disguise mechanic in the game, which allows you to equip an item that changes your appearance. This can be used for costuming purposes or, for instance, to infiltrate the camp of an enemy. There are also spells that change your appearance for a limited amount of time—these can change your appearance in more drastic ways than disguises can.

Read ‘Ask Us Anything’ – Variety Pack #8

All about lore: Read the newest ESO ‘Ask Us Anything’

The latest ESO ‘Ask Us Everything‘ focuses primarily on lore. Here’s an excerpt…

The oldest structure in Tamriel, the Adamantine Tower (or Direnni Tower) is in High Rock. Are we going to be able to visit this building, and if so, how are you going to represent it to us? – By Hampton D. Evans

From the shores of the Iliac Bay you can see the Adamantine Tower rising from the heights of Balfiera Island. Can you visit it? Time will tell.

For more lore answers, visit ElderScrollsOnline.com.

ESO ‘Ask Us Anything’

Lucky you. The 7th ESO “Ask Us Anything” Variety Pack is up at ElderScrollsOnline.com. Questions cover PvP, achievements, guilds, and more. Here’s a sampling…

Can you explain the guild stores a bit more? Do I have to be a member of a guild to buy from it or is it a public store in which a guild of crafters and merchants offer their products? Will I be able to set my own prices or would this be regulated by the guild leaders? – By John Connor

You will need to be a member of a guild to use its guild store; right now, there isn’t a public storefront for them. If you have permission (configurable by the guild leader) to sell items on the guild store, you’ll be able to set your own prices.

Visit ElderScrollsOnline.com to see more questions the ESO team was sent back in time to answer.

ESO Roundup: Emote Contest & more!

Visit ElderScrollsOnline.com for the latest community highlights, including…

Weekend Update: ESO Roundup & More

Enjoying your weekend? Good. Now make things even better by catching up on the latest news for The Elder Scrolls Online. This week’s highlights on elderscrollsonline.com include:

Finally, if you haven’t gotten around to watching our first gameplay stream, we’ve uploaded the 30 minute QuakeCon playthrough on the ZeniMax Online Studios’ YouTube Channel. After watching, be sure to read the latest Ask Us Anything, which answers fan questions about the stream.

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