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Games Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Switch, 2017): Return of the King

Reliving the opening moments of Skyrim always feels a lot like going home. The music, atmosphere and landscapes always bring me right back to my first moments with the game, when I first discovered how monumental and incredible the game truly was. It feels strange, then, to be reviewing it in 2017, six years after it first released. Continue reading Games Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Switch, 2017): Return of the King

Video Games Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (PS4, 2016)

Masterpiece isn’t a word you should throw around willy nilly, particularly when you’re looking to describe a video game, but Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim certainly fits the bill. It won over critics and fans alike with its craggy, unforgiving landscape, its vast array of skills and abilities, and its willingness to embrace the mod community. Now, a year after releasing Fallout 4, Bethesda are returning to Skyrim with an HD remaster designed to take advantage of HDR lighting and 4K resolution. Continue reading Video Games Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (PS4, 2016)

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is bringing IRL Sweet Rolls to Sydney (and your kitchen)

When Bethesda’s epic The Elder Scrolls V: Skyim was first released in 2011 it came to no one’s surprise that the video game almost immediately hit cult classic status; it remains as loved to this day. The impressively vast, cleverly paced, and wondrously engaging action RPG has become a cultural touchstone, reaching a point very few games these days can boast. It makes sense that the dominant publishers would then want to do some playful promotions to coincide with the release of the game’s new-gen remake, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, and for Sydney, Australia they’ve tapped some of the best damn bakers around, Bourke Street Bakery, to recreate the game’s famed Sweet Rolls. Continue reading The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is bringing IRL Sweet Rolls to Sydney (and your kitchen)

A second gameplay trailer has dropped for Skyrim’s Special Edition

Bethesda Studios has released a second gameplay trailer for the visually stunning Skyrim Special Edition, which promises remastered art and effects, volumetric god rays, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and improved snow shaders and water shaders. Continue reading A second gameplay trailer has dropped for Skyrim’s Special Edition

E3 2016: Bethesda says Elder Scrolls VI is years away

Amid the furore around Skyrim receiving some HD remaster love at yesterday’s Bethesda E3 press event, the publisher has been fielding questions from a curious media about a new installment in their storied Elder Scrolls series now that Fallout 4 is out the door. Their response: Don’t hold your breath. Continue reading E3 2016: Bethesda says Elder Scrolls VI is years away