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Starfield Release Date Announced; Starfield Direct Coming in June

Today Bethesda and Microsoft finally announced the release date of the upcoming sci-fi RPG Starfield.  The game will release on September 6, 2023, for Xbox Series X|S and PC. Of course, it'll also…

March 8, 2023 | 10:13 EST

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QA Workers at ZeniMax Studios Form Union Recognized by Microsoft

Microsoft's game development studios officially have their first union, as the majority of quality assurance workers at ZeniMax Studios have voted to join ZeniMax Workers United under the…

January 3, 2023 | 02:26 EST

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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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Fallout 76 Nuka-World On Tour Update Brings New Rewards and Gameplay Improvements

Come one, come all to the fairgrounds you won't soon forget! The Fallout 76 Nuka-World On Tour update has arrived and will be dropping its tents for players to enjoy the freakshow that is about to…

December 6, 2022 | 03:38 EST

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Warden of the Coast Mod Adds Bioware-Type Story To Skyrim

Warden of the Coast is yet another Skyrim mod, but this one in particular does a bit more to stand out from the pack. For one, it's long, running at an estimated 10-15 hours. It's also fully voiced,…

December 5, 2022 | 10:44 EST

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Morrowind Mod Tamriel Rebuilt Adds Hundreds Of New Quests

If you're looking for something to play, one of the biggest Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind mods out there, Tamriel Rebuilt, has just received two new expansions in a massive new update: Dominions of…

November 25, 2022 | 09:35 EST

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New Skyrim Mod Gives More Personality To NPCs

A new Skyrim mod allows for a more interactive and fun playthrough, as it injects the NPCs with a bit more much-needed personality. The Civil War Lines Expansion mod gives both Imperials and…

October 25, 2022 | 11:37 EDT

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Fallout 4 PS5 And Xbox Series X|S Enhancements Revealed

The Fallout 25th anniversary celebration has almost come to an end, but not without one more special announcement. Bethesda has announced that Fallout 4 is going full-on "next gen" (or should that be…

October 24, 2022 | 12:35 EDT

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Oblivion Mod Lets You Order Actual Domino's Pizza

When you think of the typical Oblivion mod, what do you picture? Endless rolling fields of adventure? New and exciting weaponry? How about the ability to actually order Domino's Pizza to your house?…

October 11, 2022 | 11:51 EDT

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Fallout 25th Anniversary Plans Are Kinda Underwhelming

If you were hoping for some substantial Fallout 25th anniversary celebrations, then unfortunately, it seems like you're going to be disappointed. Bethesda is celebrating a quarter-century of this…

October 3, 2022 | 11:39 EDT

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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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Skyrim Co-Op Mod Racks Up Over 75k Downloads In Just A Few Days

A new Skyrim co-op mod has managed to rack up more than 75,000 downloads within just a few days of its launch. Skyrim Together Reborn allows groups of between 2 and 8 players to adventure through…

July 11, 2022 | 11:57 EDT

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Fallout London is an Ambitious Fallout 4 Mod Coming Next Year

If you're looking for a reason to pick up Fallout 4 again, you just might get one next year with the announcement of Fallout London. It's a "DLC-sized mod" that takes place in a version of London…

June 27, 2022 | 09:42 EDT

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Fallout 76 Test Your Metal Update Adds 3 Public Events

The Fallout 76 Test Your Metal Update has arrived, adding three new Public Events, the start of Season 9, a new "Corpse Highlight" feature, and more! Fallout 76 has been happily chugging along for…

June 14, 2022 | 01:42 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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Your Starfield Character 'Does Not Have a Voice,' Bethesda Says

Bethesda Game Studios has revealed that your Starfield character will not have a voice, returning to the tradition of a silent protagonist as we saw with its earlier games. Starfield is the next big…

June 13, 2022 | 01:48 EDT

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Fallout 76 Season 9 Takes You To Dread Island

The Fallout series is one of the most prolific RPG collections out there, and they aimed to put it online with Fallout 76. Since its release in 2018, the game initially met with a very harsh response…

June 3, 2022 | 04:50 EDT

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Avowed Teased For Reveal At The Xbox Bethesda Showcase

Since Bethesda is known for epic fantasy games, there's always a lot of buzz around anything they have in the works. This is the season of gaming showcases with the Xbox Bethesda Showcase scheduled…

January 18, 2038 | 10:14 EST

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Fallout 4 Point Lookout Mod Modernizes Classic DLC

The Capital Wasteland Project has released the Fallout 4 Point Lookout mod, bringing a major Fallout 3 DLC to the newer game -- and with some new features, too. Bethesda's games get tons of mods…

May 12, 2022 | 02:18 EDT

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Redfall and Starfield Release Dates Delayed To 2023

Bethesda has announced that the Redfall and Starfield release dates will be delayed until 2023. The studio says Arkane and Bethesda Game Studios, respectively, need additional time to ensure that…

May 12, 2022 | 08:20 EDT


Starfield Spaceflight Apparently Confirmed by Former Bethesda Employee

Starfield spaceflight is now officially a thing... or at least as official as it gets until it comes straight from Todd Howard's mouth. Basically, Hevy008 leaked a whole bunch of information on the…

April 28, 2022 | 11:12 EDT

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First Starfield Companion 'Vasco' Revealed

The first Starfield companion "Vasco" has been revealed in a new short video detailing its capabilities, weaponry, and design. Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware of …

April 5, 2022 | 02:14 EDT

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Double Eleven is Making New Fallout 76 Content

Double Eleven has announced that it has been working with Bethesda Game Studios to produce new Fallout 76 content that will arrive later this year. Fallout 76 has had its fair share of updates over…

March 28, 2022 | 02:18 EDT

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The Launcher is Being Sunsetted

For those of you that have been suffering under the weight of Bethesda's annoying launcher, don't be afraid. You're almost free now, as Bethesda has just announced that their Launcher…

February 22, 2022 | 12:07 EST

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Fallout 76 Roadmap For 2022 Promises Aliens And Leaving Appalachia

Bethesda has revealed the Fallout 76 roadmap for 2022, and there are some exciting surprises in store. This year, you'll get to take on alien invaders, go on an excursion out of Appalachia, and…

February 21, 2022 | 11:40 EST

An example of the inventory UI in Skyrim with the Dear Diary Dark Mode mod.

Skyrim Mod Gives Game a Dark Mode for Menus

In the world of Skyrim modding, one mod is ringing in the New Year with improvements to the UI. Dear Diary Dark Mode provides a variety of quality of life improvements to the game's HUD and UI, most…

January 3, 2022 | 11:50 EST

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Fallout 76: Night of the Moth Update Launches Major Quality of Life Improvements

The Fallout 76: Night of the Moth Update has arrived with the Mothman Equinox seasonal event, Fallout 76 Season 7: Zorbo's Revenge, and a number of quality of life improvements. Fallout 76 had…

December 8, 2021 | 02:44 EST

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First Episode of 'Into The Starfield' Shows Off Robots, Concept Art

The first episode of Bethesda Softworks' documentary series Into the Starfield has debuted, showing off robots and concept art while also talking about how it's applying its design philosophy to its…

November 30, 2021 | 11:49 EST

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The Original Fallout 3 is Being Recreated by a Fan

The original Fallout 3 was under development by the famous Black Isle Studios once upon a time all the way back in 2003. They developed such hits such as Fallout, Fallout 2, Planescape Torment,…

November 24, 2021 | 03:08 EST


Modpocalypse Averted With Skyrim Anniversary Edition SKSE Available Now

With the release of the new version of Skyrim, a lot of people were worried about mods. Would they still work? Would players continue to have the same experience that they have been enjoying for the…

November 11, 2021 | 10:22 EST

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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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The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Anniversary Edition Price Revealed

Bethesda Softworks has revealed The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Anniversary Edition price along with the surprising release of four pieces of free content for existing Skyrim Special Edition owners. The…

November 5, 2021 | 01:42 EDT

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Starfield is the first new series released from Bethesda Game Studios in twenty-five years, and has been described as "Skyrim in space" by Starfield Director Todd Howard. Starfield is an action role…

October 25, 2021 | 04:55 EDT

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Fallout 3 Update Finally Removes Games For Windows Live

A new update for Fallout 3 finally removes Games For Windows Live from the game, removing one of the more annoying obstacles for getting this classic FPSRPG running on modern PCs. We may visit …

October 12, 2021 | 01:49 EDT

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Manage a Whole Party with this New Skyrim Mod

 Looking for a mod that lets you manage a team of multiple followers while being easy on your computer? Nether's Follower Framework is a new mod for Skyrim that provides all of that along with a wide…

September 20, 2021 | 09:45 EDT

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[Rumor] Fallout 76 Communist Cosmetics Coming in Future Update

A collection of Fallout 76 communist cosmetics will be coming to the game in a forthcoming update for PCs and consoles according to sources speaking to TechRaptor. Fallout 76 has recently celebrated…

September 10, 2021 | 04:45 EDT

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The Fallout 76 Fallout Worlds Update is Finally Here

New Daily Ops, public events, and more have arrived in the Fallout 76 Fallout Worlds Update - along with a ton of new ways to create a Custom World that perfectly suits your tastes. Fallout 76 has…

September 8, 2021 | 01:40 EDT

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Pilgrim Mod Overhauls Religion in Skyrim

A newly-released mod for Skyrim allows players to get more in touch with the various deities in the Elder Scrolls series. The Pilgrim mod provides a complete overhaul to the game's religion/shrine…

August 24, 2021 | 11:57 EDT

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Head Writer for Fallout: London Mod Joins Bethesda

The Fallout: London mod, a mod that uses the Fallout 4 engine to create a Fallout game set outside the remains of the United States, has announced a change in staff. Their head writer, Stephanie…

August 23, 2021 | 09:39 EDT


Every Version of Skyrim Ranked

With the announcement of Skyrim: Anniversary Edition slated to release this November, a sobering realization hit: There are way too many versions of this open-world RPG out there. In the 10 years it…

August 23, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Anniversary Edition Announced

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Anniversary Edition has been announced at QuakeCon 2021 and will be coming to PC, PlayStation, and Xbox this November — and it's adding fishing to the game, too. The…

August 19, 2021 | 05:07 EDT

Combat with a troll with the True Directional Movement mod in Skyrim.

Skyrim Mod True Directional Movement Adds Modernized Combat

Do you find Skyrim's combat system to be clunky after all these years? A newly-released mod for Skyrim is looking to change that by changing the game's combat system to be more like modern action…

August 18, 2021 | 12:06 EDT

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Skywind Shows Off First Sight of Remade Vivec and More

The latest development video for Skywind, a fan project that recreates Morrowind in the Skyrim: Special Edition engine, has just launched. As well as showing off the game's graphical development, we…

June 24, 2021 | 09:16 EDT

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Fallout: London Mod Brings Nuclear War Across the Pond

Break out your Yao Gui-leather top hats and make some Nuka Cola-infused tea! The newly-announced mod Fallout: London uses the Fallout 4 engine to create a Fallout game set in 2237 (between Fallout 1…

June 16, 2021 | 09:52 EDT

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Redfall Subreddit Struggling With Reveal Redfall is Not Elder Scrolls

Like every year, E3 brings joy and disappointment for gamers of all types. One group is experiencing a very specific type of disappointment after the reveal that Redfall is its own game and not the…

June 14, 2021 | 02:00 EDT

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Starfield Release Date Leaked

The trailer for Bethesda's Starfield has been accidentally leaked early via The Washington Post. The trailer ends with the Starfield release date: November 11th, 2022. Even with that leaked trailer…

June 13, 2021 | 12:38 EDT

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Skyrim's Got Talent Adds Bardic Skills to Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim features a guild for every character build, but despite having a Bard's College, players are unable to take up a musical career. The newly-released Skyrim's Got Talent mod…

June 8, 2021 | 11:43 EDT

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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