Feature Articles about Bethesda Game Studios

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Starfield Is This Year's Most Surprising Horror Game

The lead-in to Starfield's release date was filled with anticipation and excitement from those looking forward to see if Bethesda could pull off what they had been promising for so long: an engaging…

September 30, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Sets of Skills Mod Gives Skyrim Some Class

Ever since Skyrim was released (for the first time) back in 2011, the decision made by Bethesda Game Studios to remove classes from character creation has been a contentious one. Evidence of this can…

December 11, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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The Best Fallout 4 Mods

As janky as they may be, Bethesda's games manage to maintain a strong following throughout the years because of the legion of modders who leap at the opportunity to leave their mark on the game.…

August 5, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium RPGs

PlayStation Plus Premium is finally upon North America, and with that comes a plentiful batch of PS4 and PS5 games to play. For those who love JRPGs, you're in for a treat. While it lacks recent…

June 15, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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What is Skyrim Anniversary Edition and Will It Disrupt Mods?

On the Nov. 11, Bethesda will celebrate 10 years of its megahit The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by releasing Skyrim Anniversary Edition for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.  What's inside…

November 8, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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Building Characters in Skyrim's Ordinator Mod

Ordinator - Perks of Skyrim is the most-downloaded perk mod on the Nexus for Skyrim Special Edition. Approaching five million downloads, it’s certainly attracted the attention of the Skyrim player…

May 31, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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How the Fallout Games Saved My Life

Since I was a child, I’ve struggled with chronic depression. I’ve seen many therapists over the years regularly and am currently seeing a great one, but for me, depression is a thing I seem to fall…

May 27, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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The Legacy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

The Elder Scrolls series, like it or not, is a franchise that has become a cornerstone of gaming culture. Bethesda’s rich fantasy world, gorgeous sandbox vistas, and charmingly buggy game design…

March 22, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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Great Skyrim Mods for Special Edition

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has, in the near decade since its release, amassed a large amount of mods. Thanks to the Creation Kit, you can even do quite a bit yourself with ease. With its dedicated…

January 4, 2021 | 11:00 EST

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Fallout 4: 5 Years Later - An Apocalyptic Sandbox Gone Horribly Right

When Todd Howard stepped onto the stage at Bethesda's E3 Press Conference in 2015, the crowd went wild. Everyone knew what was coming. The most open secret in video games, the legendary Fallout 4,…

November 13, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Fallout 76 Wastelanders - Everything That's New Since Launch

It is a secret to no one that the launch of Fallout 76 in late 2018 was an unmitigated disaster, drawing the ire of both fans and critics alike. Technical problems plagued both the Bethesda.net…

April 18, 2020 | 11:00 EDT


A Look at Fallout 76's Legal Situation

Fallout 76 launched and received heavy criticism from gamers and shortly thereafter game journalists. Gamers were so discontent that a law firm launched an investigation and a class action lawsuit…

December 8, 2018 | 08:18 EST

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Where The Elder Scrolls VI May Be Set

At the end of Bethesda’s E3 conference, Todd Howard announced that The Elder Scrolls VI is officially in development. The long-awaited title is probably a good few years off, so it's the perfect time…

June 13, 2018 | 02:00 EDT

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Starfield: Speculation, Rumors, and a Galaxy of Mysteries

What, exactly, is Bethesda's Starfield all about? Following the reveal of Fallout 76, a number of questions about this other game that the Elder Scrolls and Fallout developer is working on still…

June 8, 2018 | 01:00 EDT

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Predicting E3 2016: Bethesda

  Thanks to Fallout 4, Dishonored 2, and Doom, it is no surprise that Bethesda's inaugural E3 conference was a huge success. You've got Fallout Shelter releasing during the conference, which…

June 9, 2016 | 12:30 EDT

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Fallout 4 Far Harbor Trailer Analysis: Dirty Synths, Monsters, and People

  Advertised as the largest piece of DLC that has ever been developed by Bethesda, Fallout 4's Far Harbor promises to bring you to the titular location in Maine. Needless to say, this means that…

May 4, 2016 | 01:55 EDT