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Fallout 3

Bethesda all out for 'Fallout 4', fallout for global productivity foretold in countdown

Bethesda has given us all a reason to take time off with the impending announcement of a new Fallout game. The Fallout daddy has put up a countdown ticker for what will likely be the next edition of the beloved post-apocalyptic roleplaying game series. The countdown clock promises some big news for gamers within the next 22 …
Shaun Nichols, 2 Jun 2015
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Money-for-mods-gate: Valve gives masterclass in how to lose gamers and alienate people

A week ago, gaming darling Valve set up an online store allowing designers to sell game mods. Now, after a backlash from gamers, the Half-Life biz has shut it down. The Steam giant wanted to give small-time developers a chance to flog paid-for Skyrim mods – think of mods as expansion packs that bring in new graphics, weapons, …
Shaun Nichols, 28 Apr 2015
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Skyrim DLC lets players FLY DRAGONS

Bethesda has unveiled its latest DLC pack for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. As well as the introduction of a fresh villain, gamers will be able to fly on the back of a dragon. Insert Bill & Ted sample: "Exccellllent." While full details of the Dragonborn DLC have yet to surface, this week's trailer offers a glimpse of what …
Caleb Cox, 6 Nov 2012
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Skyrim expansion Dawnguard storms to Steam

Bethesda's first DLC pack for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim landed on Steam this week, giving PC gamers access to the bloodsucking Dawnguard expansion. Those with Xbox 360s have been slaying vampires through Dawnguard following its launch at the end of June as Microsoft held an exclusive on the content. Now that that has …
Caleb Cox, 3 Aug 2012
id Software Doom

Reloaded Doom 3 shoots onto shelves this autumn

iD Software's Doom 3 is to be rereleased as an "enhanced version" this autumn, bringing the classic first-person shooter to PS3 "for the first time", and once again to the Xbox 360 and PC. Dubbed the Doom 3 BFG Edition, the game comes bundled with two previously released expansion packs, Resurrection of Evil and The Lost …
Caleb Cox, 20 Jun 2012
Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D shoots onto web

Classic proto first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D is now free to play, courtesy of developer Bethesda. The game that paved the way for Doom was released by iD Software 20 years ago, and Bethesda has written it up in handy cross-platform browser form. Wolfenstein 3D Once again you can dash through single-storey mazed - with …
Tony Smith, 11 May 2012
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Kinect gives Skyrim fans something to shout about

The Elder Scrolls V is set to support Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360, meaning Dragonborn fans can take control of their Skyrim experience through voice and gesture control. The update lets users yell dragon shouts, command followers and control hotkeys, as well navigate that inconvenient UI menu with ease. A full list of …
Caleb Cox, 13 Apr 2012
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Hardware hacker rigs up VR for Skyrim

Bethesda's Skyrim is an immersive experience as it is, but combine it with a set of Sony VR goggles and Microsoft's motion-sensing add-on, Kinect, and you get one of the most fun-looking gaming rigs I have ever seen. In the video below, one PC gamer shows how to turn the Elder Scrolls into a virtual reality experience. His …
Caleb Cox, 19 Mar 2012
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Skyrim update makes dragons FLY BACKWARDS

The highly anticipated The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim update rolled out this week and while it has fixed a number of known bugs, players are still reporting major setbacks with the game. Developer Bethesda's update for Skyrim takes the game to version 1.2 and was supposed to fix various problems, including major lag and game …
Caleb Cox, 1 Dec 2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Shock claim: Playing Elder Scrolls WILL MAKE YOU GAY

Many of you will take to the pad this weekend, bashing away at fantasies, wiggling the necromancer, whacking demons and enjoying all else that Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has to offer. But since playing the game, have any of you noticed feeling more inclined to turn the other cheek? Have you been spotting euphemisms for …
Caleb Cox, 25 Nov 2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Couple rewarded for naming newborn after Elder Scrolls Skyrim hero

Earlier this year, Bethesda made a tongue-in-cheek proposal to pregnant mothers: if your child is born on Nigel Tufnel Day, the same date that Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was released, then name your nipper 'Dovakhiin' after the RPG's protagonist and you'll win free games for life. American couple Megan and Eric Kellermeyer did …
Caleb Cox, 17 Nov 2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Bethesda promises fix for Skyrim Xbox graphics glitch

Games developer Bethesda insists it will address all reported bugs in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim through a patch for all platforms. Despite glowing reviews, a fair few bugs have begun to annoy players. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dealing with the problems One issue affects those who installed the game on their Xbox 360 …
Caleb Cox, 16 Nov 2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Review Skyrim is set in the land of the Nords, a craggy treacherous landscape that reminds me of George R R Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire and has the same epic scale. After the King of Skyrim is assassinated the land is plunged into civil war and the region has become severed from the rest of the empire. The game starts by …
Lucy Orr, 14 Nov 2011

id Software's Rage

Review Is it an RPG? Is it a first-person shooter? This is a question which reverberates around my mind while I wander through Rage’s wastes. Why the confusion? Because id’s latest shooter hovers somewhere in the middle of these genres, a chimera with, oddly enough, lashings of Motorstorm-esque racing thrown in for good measure. Rage …
Mike Plant, 4 Oct 2011
Consoles & Gadgets Xbox 360 Rapid Fire Controller

No PS4 or Xbox 720 before 2014

The rumour mill about next-gen consoles has been in full swing for a while now, with little sign of slowing. The director of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim threw his hat in the ring this week, claiming the anticipated PS3 and Xbox 360 follow-ups are unlikely to appear before 2014. In an interview with CVG's PSM3 magazine, Skyrim …
Caleb Cox, 4 Aug 2011
The Register breaking news

LulzSec hacks US Senate

Hacker tricksters LulzSec is baiting US lawmakers with its latest attack on the US Senate. The hacking group posted what security experts Sophos characterised as "basic information on the filesystems, user logins and the Apache web server config files" of the Senate website on Wednesday morning. The group also posted a …
John Leyden, 14 Jun 2011
Hunted: The Demon's Forge

Hunted: The Demon's Forge

Review Let's get one thing straight, Hunted: The Demon's Forge is not an RPG. Hunted: The Demon's Forge Hanging in the green room before a shoot Sure, you fight through enough besieged villages, possessed forests and dank and gloomy dungeons to fill Middle Earth twice over. Your standard enemies, the Wargar, bear an uncanny …
Andrew Bailey, 9 Jun 2011
The Register breaking news

Elder Scrolls V goes dragon mad

The first trailer for the fifth major instalment in the Elder Scrolls series was released yesterday, giving us a glimpse at the new engine, and whetting appetites for the dragon-filled land of Skyrim. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, set 200 years after the events of Oblivion, takes a new direction in the series and centres …
Caleb Cox, 25 Feb 2011

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