Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Bethesda Softworks

Wolfenstein: The New Order launching May, gets Doom beta bonus

Bethesda has announced that the seminal first-person shooter series Wolfenstein will return later this year. Wolfenstein: The New Order, currently in development at MachineGames, will launch on May 20 for consoles and PC. And in addition to a new trailer, it was also revealed that it will be bringing an old friend to the party: Doom. As a pre-order bonus for gamers who get in early for Wolfenstein, Bethesda will be sending out beta invites for the upcoming latest installment of Doom.

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The Evil Within to make this summer a dark one, shipping in August

The Evil Within (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Extended Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 3

Bethesda’s upcoming Tango Gameworks- and Shinji Mikami-developed survival-horror title The Evil Within has been officially dated for August 26. As detective Sebastian Castellanos, players will have to fight for their life after being attacked by a malevolent force at a crime scene and waking up in an alternate, twisted world. Players will have little resources at their disposal as they try to defeat the realm’s monstrous creatures and make their way back to reality.

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The Elder Scrolls Online voice cast revealed, interviewed

Bethesda is looking to bring a bit of Hollywood to Tamriel. The studio has released a video detailed the lineup of actors who are lending their voices to the upcoming MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online. Some of the cast includes John Cleese as the mad lost soul Cadwell, Bill Nighy as High King Emeric, Kate Beckinsale as Queen Ayrenn, and Malcolm McDowell as the Daedric god Molag Bal. The 17-minute video shows the in-studio recording process and features interviews with the cast, with an excellent performance by Cleese kicking things off.

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The Elder Scrolls Online to launch in April for PC, June for consoles

The Mac and Windows PC version of The Elder Scrolls Online will go live on April 4, according to Bethesda, with the console versions following in June. To celebrate the final launch date, a new gameplay trailer has been released, titled War in Cyrodiil. The footage showcases the player-versus-player system that will pit hundreds of gamers against one another in a battle for the Ruby Throne, and features close- and long-range combat, magic, and siege warfare. Game director Matt Frior also talks a bit more about the game over at the ElderScrollsOnline.com.

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Corvo returns for an encore in Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

Gamers can now get the complete Dishonored collection for $39.99 with Dishonored: Game of the Year Edition. Available for 360, PC, and PS3, the set includes the original game as well as all four DLC add-ons: Dunwall City Trials, The Brigmore Witches, The Knife of Dunwall, and Void Walker’s Arsenal. The Knife of Dunwall and The Brigmore Witches make up a two-party side story featuring the empress’ assassin (and the cause of so many of protagonist Corvo’s troubles), Daud.

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Nearly 12 minutes of The Evil Within revealed in new gameplay video

Bethesda has released a new extended gameplay video for Tango Gameworks’ The Evil Within. The upcoming Shinji Mikami-developed survival-horror title will follow detective Sebastien Castellanos investigating a mass murder and the deaths of fellow officers by the same malevolent force. After being ambushed, Sebastien wakes up to find himself in a strange world filled with bizarre beings and the walking dead.

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Adventure calls! The Elder Scrolls Anthology now available for PC

The Elder Scrolls Anthology (PC) Announcement - Daggerfall

Gamers looking to experience Bethesda’s famed Elder Scrolls series from the beginning are getting their chance today with the release of The Elder Scrolls Anthology for PC. The $79.99 set, detailed below, includes all five titles, all of the physical and digital expansions, and physical maps of all major realms.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches

(Xbox 360 Review) Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches

“The promise made to players in The Knife of Dunwall is made good here … ”

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Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches launches today for consoles, PC

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) The Brigmore Witches Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The final act in the Daud saga, and the final add-on for Dishonored, is available today with the release of The Brigmore Witches. The pack, now on Live Marketplace and Steam, and later today on PSN, sees Daud on the hunt for the leader of the Brigmore Witch coven, Delilah. He must work with feuding gangs the Dead Eels and the Hatters in order to get closer to the coven before eventually facing off against Dishonored’s protagonist, Corvo Attano. All spells and abilities unlocked in The Knife of Dunwall will carry over as well.

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QuakeCon 2013 sales launch on Bethesda Store, id Mobile, and Steam

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) The Study of Stealth Trailer - Screenshot 3

Bethesda has launched a number of sales in honor of QuakeCon 2013. The sales, detailed below, are available at Bethesda Store, id Mobile, and Steam, and include both package and daily deals. Commander Keen, Dishonored, Doom II RPG, Fallout 3, Skyrim, and Wolfenstein 3D Platinum are all on offer, as well as many more.

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