Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: The Elder Scrolls

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn DLC available for PS3

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dragonborn DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 4

After a harrowing wait, the PlayStation 3 has received its first round of Skyrim DLC today with the launch of Dragonborn. Adventurers can explore the island of Solstheim, braving its dungeons and equally dangerous wilderness, as well as meet its many inhabitants (and slay its many monsters) for $9.99—a launch-week promo discount of 50%. The other two drops, Hearthfire and Dawnguard, will be available this month as well, with Hearthfire launching on 19 and Dawnguard on 26.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

The Elder Scrolls Online beta signups begin, trailer released

Bethesda and Zenimax Online Studios’ foray into the world of massive multiplayer has gotten a little closer today with the announcement that beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online. Hopeful adventurers can head to the game’s official page and register for a chance to be selected for early access. Additional details will be provided in the near future to those who register, but it shouldn’t be too long now as final launch is scheduled for later this year.

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PC News

Dragonborn DLC launches on Live for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dragonborn DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dragonborn, the latest DLC pack for Skyrim, is now available on Xbox Live for 1600 MS Points. The newest expansion adds the island of Solstheim, a land covered with charred wastes and frozen valleys set just off the coast of Morrowind. Players will be able to visit new towns, explore new dungeons, and undertake new quests. They will also be able to tame dragons by shouting at them. Well, harsh words do hurt.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Hearthfire launches on Live for Skyrim, time to set down some roots

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Hearthfire DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

If the home is where the heart is, then Skyrim now owns your heart and your soul. Hearthfire, available today on Live Marketplace for 360 (400 MS Points), allows players to buy a plot of land and construct their own home. Homes can be customized and expanded to include several room types, including an armory, garden, kitchen, and stable.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Build your own home in new Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC, Hearthfire

Bethesda is following Dawnguard, Skyrim’s first DLC release, with something slightly different. In Hearthfire, players will be able to buy a plot of land on which they can build and customize their own home. As time marches on, players will watch their abode transform from a tiny cottage to a massive estate with such highfalutin add-ons as an armory and laboratory.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard now available for PC

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dawnguard DLC E3 Screenshots - Screenshot 5

Another announcement out of QuakeCon 2012 today: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s first expansion, Dawnguard, is now available for PC. The $19.99 adventure, now on Steam, features new quests, enemies, characters, locations, and weapons. Players also face the ultimate choice of whether to hunt the vampire lord Harkon as a member of the Dawnguard or to join him as an immortal blood-sucker.

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DLC, PC News

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard DLC launches for 360

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dawnguard Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Virtual adventurers have a new reason to return to the dangerous lands of Skyrim today with the launch of TES V: Skyrim’s first expansion, Dawnguard. Available on Live Marketplace for 1600 MS Points, Dawnguard centers around the hunt for the vampire lord, Harkon. Players must decide whether they want to join the Dawnguard and drive a stake through his heart, or become a vampire lord themselves.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

E3 2012 – Bethesda: Dawnguard, TES Online, Dishonored, and more

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Dawnguard DLC E3 Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Bethesda made their major announcements prior to E3, but that doesn’t mean that they didn’t have plenty to show. The studio released several new screenshots from their upcoming lineup, including The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard expansion (360, PC, and PS3), The Elder Scrolls Online (Mac, PC), Doom 3 BFG Edition (360, PC, PS3), and Dishonored (360, PC, PS3).

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Convention, DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Bethesda announces The Elder Scrolls Online for Mac, PC

Ever since Daggerfall, The Elder Scrolls series has offered a massive realm for players to explore. Now, after five releases going back over a decade, Bethesda is taking the next step with the official announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online. The development efforts of the upcoming ZeniMax Online Studios MMO is being guided by Matt Firor and is currently scheduled to ship for Mac and PC.

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PC News

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to support Kinect

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PC, PS3) Kinect Support Announcement - Screenshot 1

I did not see this coming: Bethesda has announced that they will be adding Kinect support for the 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The first of several free add-ons, Skyrim Kinect will feature over 200 Voice Commands, new special map functions, additional hotkeys, and more inventory-sorting methods.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News