Exciting news! The nominees for The Game Awards 2014 have been announced with Wolfenstein: The New Order snagging two nominations – Best Narrative and Best Shooter.
Back in August we teased the Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives book from Dark Horse. The 184-paged hard cover tome features every piece of in-game text and artwork (some of which has never been seen before) from the game collected for your convenience. Discover – or rediscover all there is to know in the world of Dishonored.
The Dunwall Archives is now available at store.bethsoft.com or your favorite book retailer.
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!
Our latest TwitchWorks feature has us going in to Cyrodiil as we venture through The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. We felt so inspired by the few mods we played around with in Skyrim that we wanted to check out what was offered for Oblivion.
Meet outside of the Imperial Prison Sewers and journey with us on Twitch.TV/Bethesda starting at 4pm EST this Friday (11/14).
In addition to creating some of The Evil Within’s most terrifying creatures, Ikumi was the creator of “The Real Tango” comics on the dev studios’s homepage. Using the comic as inspiration, she provided us with an amazing print featuring characters from some of Bethesda’s most beloved games. And Pete!
Issue 2 of 4 in Titan Comics’ prequel series for The Evil Within is available online and at your favorite comic store. For a sneak peak and a look at back at the first issue, check out the imgur embed below…
You can share your creativity with us by using hashtag #BethesdArt or by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s starting to get into the holiday season, which means you’re going to need extra points put in to your S.P.E.C.I.A.L. to deal with potential shopping chaos. Satisfy those skills with November’s Vault Boy of the Month shirt, Intense Training!
Head on over to the Bethesda Store to grab one before they’re gone next week.
It’s Shahin back again hot off the heels of PAX Australia, I wanted to give you a glimpse at some of the awesomeness that went down (under)!
Australia and New Zealand get first dibs on the BATTLECRY Beta
We had an amazing time meeting and hanging out with fans in Australia, and we’re really excited to share that they will be the first to get their paws on the BATTLECRY beta. Get the full scoop here.
Opening the show: Storytime with Pete Hines
Pete was invited to open the show with a keynote and, with the main theater packed to the rafters, shared stories from his 15 years with Bethesda. Watch the archived stream below…
For the Weekend Deal, this week Steam is giving you 50% savings on Wolfenstein: The New Order. Details here.