News items tagged with skyrim

Big Bethesda PC Sale Brings Skyrim, Doom, and More

Big Bethesda PC Sale Brings Skyrim, Doom, and More

It’s Fus Ro Deals galore on Bethesda titles this weekend at digital retailers across the web. Prices on The Elder Scrolls titles and much more games are significantly cheaper than they were during...

By Dealzon on 13 December 2017
Skyrim Mod Adds BB-8 As Player Companion

Skyrim Mod Adds BB-8 As Player Companion

The modding community for the ever-popular RPG Skyrim never ceases to amaze the game’s player-base. Modders around the world have been creating, manipulating, and adding to elements of the six-year...

By Evan Ortiz on 13 December 2017
10 Best Video Game Memes of the Week: May 29th

10 Best Video Game Memes of the Week: May 29th

Over on the Game Rant Facebook and Twitter accounts, we like to break up the latest in video game news with a healthy supply of funny memes and images. In case you’ve missed any, we’ve gathered the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 December 2017
10 Games We Want Backward Compatible on Xbox One

10 Games We Want Backward Compatible on Xbox One

Xbox boss Phil Spencer dropped a bombshell on Xbox fans when he announced that the team at Microsoft is bringing backward compatibility to Xbox One, allowing gamers to play Xbox 360 games on thei...

By Boston Blake on 12 December 2017
Top 25 Games of the Last Generation

Top 25 Games of the Last Generation

  For almost a decade, players reveled in the gaming experiences provided by last-gen consoles. From the Xbox 360’s release in 2005 to the launch of current-gen consoles, the gaming industry exp...

By Boston Blake on 12 December 2017
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. The...

By Tyler Schirado on 12 December 2017
Top 20 Games to Watch

Top 20 Games to Watch

The toughest and yet most fun part of looking into the future of video games, is trying to pick which games are your most anticipated. It’s especially difficult nowadays with an average of 1.5 ma...

By Rob Keyes on 12 December 2017
10 Broken Games at Launch

10 Broken Games at Launch

With the rising cost of development, buying games these days doesn’t come cheap. So with the average video game blockbuster costing around $60 (more if you shelled out for a limited or collector’...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 December 2017
Walmart Black Friday Ad Offers Deep Discounts on Games

Walmart Black Friday Ad Offers Deep Discounts on Games

Walmart reveals its Black Friday 2016 ad, which includes significant discounts for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, controllers, headsets and video games. For holiday shoppers, nothing beats th...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2017
The 10 Best Opening Levels in Video Games

The 10 Best Opening Levels in Video Games

With the massive competition happening in the video game industry, it’s important for each new title that it provide a solid first impression for gamers. That first impression often comes, in almos...

By Boston Blake on 11 December 2017
March 2012 Release Schedule

March 2012 Release Schedule

March. It goes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Unless of course, we’re talking about video games, in which case it’s always like a lion, beginning with an onslaught of video game releases and...

By Anthony Mole on 11 December 2017
2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Nominees Announced

It’s once again that time of the year: time for the Spike Video Game Awards. Over the years the Spike VGAs have grown in prominence, both as a major televised industry event and a place to showca...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 December 2017
2012 Spike Video Game Awards: Winners

2012 Spike Video Game Awards: Winners

The 10th Annual Spike Video Game Awards are now behind us, and while in past years we have criticized the shows awards but applauded its ability to secure some pretty high profile exclusives, thi...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 December 2017
‘Borderlands 2’ is This Year’s Most Played New Game

‘Borderlands 2’ is This Year’s Most Played New Game

Popular game-tracking service Raptr has revealed their metrics for some this year’s most played games and have crowned a winner. While much of the Game of the Year talk will be focused on a dozen...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 December 2017
3 Game Cliches That Are Starting to Get Annoying

3 Game Cliches That Are Starting to Get Annoying

Game clichés are as natural as clichés in any other medium. The longer a form of media exists, the more likely it is to have clichés, and with video games in their fourth decade of mainstream popul...

By Melissa Loomis on 11 December 2017
2012 BAFTA Award Winners: ‘Portal 2,’ ‘Arkham City’ & ‘Battlefield 3’

2012 BAFTA Award Winners: ‘Portal 2,’ ‘Arkham City’ & ‘Battlefield 3’

Every year in the third week of March, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts honors gaming excellence with an annual awards ceremony – and they’d much appreciate it if you called it tha...

By Brian Sipple on 10 December 2017
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 4th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: May 4th

May the 4th be with you, readers! In this week’s roundup we delve into Rockstar’s cavalier attitude toward E3 and what it means for GTA V, figure out what ex-members of the BioShock team are up to...

By Curt Hutson on 10 December 2017
Skyrim Meets Bloodborne With This Amazing Mod

Skyrim Meets Bloodborne With This Amazing Mod

While many would argue that The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is already chock full of plenty mystical and magical gameplay moments from its base game to its DLC, the Japanese modder Vicn has decided tha...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 December 2017
Sony Reveals New PS4 Pro Deals for December

Sony Reveals New PS4 Pro Deals for December

Sony reveals major new deals and discounts on PS4 Pro consoles for December, with PlayStation VR headset bundles also being given a massive price cut.

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2017
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 06 December 2017
The Elder Scrolls: Potential Locations

The Elder Scrolls: Potential Locations

With Bethesda now working on some major new releases, Game Rant takes a look at some of the potential locations of the next game in The Elder Scrolls series. Recently, Bethesda released a piece of...

By Rob Gordon on 05 December 2017
Bethesda Reveals Xbox One X Game Enhancements

Bethesda Reveals Xbox One X Game Enhancements

Bethesda reveals planned Xbox One X enhancements for titles such as Skyrim, Fallout, The Elder Scrolls Online, and Wolfenstein, coming in the next few months.

By Joshua Duckworth on 29 November 2017
10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

10 Best Uses of the Bow and Arrow in Video Games

While many developers implement high-grade military or futuristic weapons into their games for gamers to enjoy, others prefer to take a more traditional approach. And one needs only look to the upc...

By Boston Blake on 28 November 2017
10 Best Vampire Games

10 Best Vampire Games

For centuries, vampires have been one of the most popular fictional monsters in cultures all over the world. The creatures have been the subject of folklore, literature, TV series, films, and of co...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

After reading these 10 crazy video game fan theories, gamers will never look at games like Animal Crossing, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, and more the same again. People like analyzing their favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

How to Unlock Legend of Zelda Gear in Skyrim for Switch

This week The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim finally made the jump to its 1,000th platform, the Nintendo Switch. We kid, but the 2011 RPG has become a meme unto itself with how many different ports have b...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 November 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: A Quality Port

After much anticipation, the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be released later this week. Bethesda has managed to squeeze its fantasy RPG epic onto the new Nintendo cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 November 2017
7 Xbox Games You Forgot Used Kinect

7 Xbox Games You Forgot Used Kinect

.sg-popup-overlay-1, .sg-popup-content-1 { z-index: 9999 !important; } #sg-popup-content-wrapper-1 { padding: 0px !important; } When Microsoft Kinect launched...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 November 2017
Top 10 Video Game DLC

Top 10 Video Game DLC

Exactly how you view Downloadable Content (either a chance to bring something new or different to an established product, or a cash-grab abomination) may vary, but it’s clear the DLC phenomenon isn’t...

By Andrew Dyce on 20 November 2017
Amazon Reveals 2011’s Top 10 Best Selling Games (Physical and Digital)

Amazon Reveals 2011’s Top 10 Best Selling Games (Physical and Digital)

While there’s no doubting that 2011 will go down as one of the busiest holiday seasons for games, there might be some wondering how each of those highly anticipated titles fared against each othe...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 November 2017
Does Bethesda Want An Elder Scrolls Mobile Game?

Does Bethesda Want An Elder Scrolls Mobile Game?

Following the success of Bethesda’s latest mobile title, Fallout Shelter, the developer seems to be looking in to turning more of its popular franchises into handheld games as a new job listing app...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 04 November 2017
The November Game Guide

The November Game Guide

As November rears its head, it signifies the beginning of the end of the Holiday Gaming season. This is what gamers have been waiting for, all of the heavy hitters are set to release in this mont...

By Anthony Mole on 03 November 2017
Skyrim Together Multiplayer Mod Set to Launch This Year

Skyrim Together Multiplayer Mod Set to Launch This Year

The prospect of playing The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim with a friend or a group of fellow fans has been beguiling the game’s community since the RPG released in 2011, a situation that was made even mo...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 October 2017
Nintendo Switch: Skyrim Release Date Announced

Nintendo Switch: Skyrim Release Date Announced

Following the initial reveal trailer for the Nintendo Switch, many gamers were surprised to see that one of the premiere third-party developers on the console was none other than Bethesda. The publ...

By Riley Little on 20 September 2017
Bethesda VP Talks Creation Club Paid Mods Controversy

Bethesda VP Talks Creation Club Paid Mods Controversy

Bethesda marketing executive Pete Hines discusses the controversy surrounding Creation Club, explaining why the mod program isn’t the same as paid mods.

By Jasmine Henry on 13 September 2017
Skyrim: Special Edition Gets Free Weekend on Xbox One

Skyrim: Special Edition Gets Free Weekend on Xbox One

While many fans are still anticipating the release of the Nintendo Switch version of the fifth installment in Bethesda’s epic fantasy-RPG series, The Elder Scrolls, the publisher and developer have...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 September 2017
Fallout 4 VR, DOOM VFR, Skyrim VR Release Dates

Fallout 4 VR, DOOM VFR, Skyrim VR Release Dates

The publisher and developer Bethesda officially announces the release dates for the three titles Fallout 4 VR, DOOM VFR, and Skyrim VR ahead of its annual QuakeCon event.

By Kyle Sledge on 13 August 2017
Skyrim Mod Makes NPCs Feel Like Real People

Skyrim Mod Makes NPCs Feel Like Real People

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim brought a bit more realism to non-player characters when it first released, giving each NPC a unique personality, daily set schedule, and new features like the ability for...

By Sarah Fields on 10 August 2017
Skyrim on Switch Footage Shows Game in Handheld Mode

Skyrim on Switch Footage Shows Game in Handheld Mode

About a month ago, a release date leak on Amazon pointed toward the possibility of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim launching on the Ninte...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 July 2017
Skyrim, Fallout and DOOM Pinball Coming Soon

Skyrim, Fallout and DOOM Pinball Coming Soon

Zen Studios, in partnership with Bethesda, is planning on releasing three pinball tables based on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fallou...

By Rory Young on 20 July 2017
Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

Nintendo Switch: 10 Games We Want to See Revealed

With the special January 12th Nintendo Switch event right around the corner, we name 10 games we would like to see Nintendo reveal, i...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 July 2017
Skyrim and Fallout 4 Have Millions Of Players Daily

Skyrim and Fallout 4 Have Millions Of Players Daily

Skyrim and Fallout 4 are no doubt two of Bethesda’s biggest games, with director Todd Howard claiming that the titles still pull in...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 July 2017
The February Game Guide

The February Game Guide

So, maybe January wasn’t as high profile of a month as last year. That’s fine. February will more than make up for it. With the Pla...

By Anthony Mole on 13 July 2017
Beyond Skyrim Mod Adds Bruma to Elder Scrolls 5

Beyond Skyrim Mod Adds Bruma to Elder Scrolls 5

A major mod for The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim launched today, adding the massive city of Bruma said to be larger in scope to the offici...

By Rory Young on 09 July 2017
Skyrim Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks via Amazon

Skyrim Nintendo Switch Release Date Leaks via Amazon

At E3 2017 Bethesda revealed new details about Skyrim for the Nintendo Switch. Although the company only penciled the game in for a h...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 June 2017
Bethesda: Not 'Just Elder Scrolls, Fallout' Dev

Bethesda: Not 'Just Elder Scrolls, Fallout' Dev

Bethesda’s introduction of Bethesdaland at E3 2017 was one of the highlights of the week-long series of press conferences. Bethesda w...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 June 2017
Skyrim VR Confirmed for PlayStation VR

Skyrim VR Confirmed for PlayStation VR

Bethesda had its share of virtual reality announcements this E3, revealing that the full Fallout 4 game and DOOM VFR would be coming...

By Sarah Fields on 17 June 2017
Skyrim VR is a Timed Exclusive on PlayStation VR

Skyrim VR is a Timed Exclusive on PlayStation VR

During the Sony E3 2017 press conference, the company surprised everyone by announcing Skyrim VR for its PlayStation VR headset. Fans...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 June 2017
Bethesda Explains How Creation Club Works

Bethesda Explains How Creation Club Works

Creation Club was a standout showing at Bethesda’s E3 presser this year, and now company boss Pete Hines explains how it works for Fallout 4 and Skyrim.

By AJ Caulfield on 13 June 2017
How Zelda: Breath of the Wild Map Compares to Skyrim's

How Zelda: Breath of the Wild Map Compares to Skyrim's

Those who have played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are familiar with its vast open world filled with plenty of adventures...

By Boston Blake on 06 June 2017
10 Best Open World Games

10 Best Open World Games

Some of the best video games are open world, and from Assassin’s Creed 2 to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, we name the 10 best titles the genre has to offer.

By Dalton Cooper on 11 May 2017
Steam Sets New User Record

Steam Sets New User Record

Created by video game developer and publisher Valve, Steam is home to their own incredibly popular titles such as DOTA 2, and Team...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 May 2017
The Last of Us, Skyrim Run Slower on PS4 Pro

The Last of Us, Skyrim Run Slower on PS4 Pro

A report from Digital Foundry uncovers troubling problems with the performance of major titles on the PlayStation 4 Pro, with some ga...

By Jason Gallagher on 05 April 2017
Fallout, Skyrim Developer to Stop Giving Out Early Review Copies

Fallout, Skyrim Developer to Stop Giving Out Early Review Copies

In a shocking move, Bethesda states that it will no longer be providing advance review copies of its games to media outlets earlier t...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 April 2017
Nintendo More Interested in Bethesda Games After Switch

Nintendo More Interested in Bethesda Games After Switch

Todd Howard, executive producer and director at Bethesda, reveals that Nintendo was less interested in the company’s games prior to the Nintendo Switch system. The first look at the Nintend...

By Rob Gordon on 17 February 2017
Bethesda's Next Mobile Game Teased by Skyrim Director

Bethesda's Next Mobile Game Teased by Skyrim Director

Fallout 4 and Skyrim game director Todd Howard teases Bethesda’s next mobile game, also revealing that the company was ‘ecstatic’ when Fallout Shelter was so successful. Despite only relea...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 February 2017
Bethesda PC Sale: Dishonored 2 and Skyrim Discounts

Bethesda PC Sale: Dishonored 2 and Skyrim Discounts

A Bethesda-themed PC sale brings with it new historic low prices on the likes of Dishonored 2, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Special Edition and more this weekend.

By Dealzon on 13 February 2017
Skyblivion Mod Update Trailer Shows Latest Progress

Skyblivion Mod Update Trailer Shows Latest Progress

The TES Renewal Project showcases the hard work the volunteers have done in just two months, bringing the revamped world of Skyblivion tantalizingly close. Good news for Elder Scrolls fans...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 03 February 2017
Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim Mod Support Could Come to Nintendo Switch

UPDATE: Best Buy Canada has confirmed that the Nintendo Switch Skyrim listing was posted in error. Original story below: A product listing on the Best Buy Canada website possibly leaks th...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 January 2017
Amazon Reveals Best Selling Games for 2016

Amazon Reveals Best Selling Games for 2016

Amazon reveals its top selling games and consoles of 2016, Pokemon Sun and Moon for 3DS lead the list while Final Fantasy 15 follows closely on third place.

By F. O'Sullivan on 13 January 2017
Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 January 2017
Skyrim: Special Edition Patch Brings Fixes and More

Skyrim: Special Edition Patch Brings Fixes and More

Bethesda Game Studios officially releases a new patch for its open world fantasy-RPG, Skyrim: Special Edition, which brings a variety of fixes and more. It’s been a while since Skyrim: Spec...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 January 2017
The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion Special Edition is Unlikely

The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion Special Edition is Unlikely

Bethesda PR vice president Pete Hines reveals that the Skyrim: Special Edition is a one-off and that fans shouldn’t expect the studio to remaster any more Elder Scrolls titles. The Skyrim:...

By Alexander Pan on 09 January 2017
Skyrim Conversion Mod to Get a Massive Expansion Pack

Skyrim Conversion Mod to Get a Massive Expansion Pack

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim‘s total conversion mod, Enderal, officially announces a massive expansion pack, which receives a release sometime next year. Earlier this year, the Skyrim total...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 December 2016
Here's the Detailed Launch Lineup for PS4 Pro

Here's the Detailed Launch Lineup for PS4 Pro

The PlayStation 4 Pro is hitting store shelves next week with over thirty titles that will be available at launch, and many more scheduled by the end of the year.

By Curt Hutson on 13 December 2016
Xbox Countdown Sale Begins

Xbox Countdown Sale Begins

The Xbox Countdown Sale begins, with discounts on the year’s biggest titles including Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and more.

By Boston Blake on 13 December 2016
Battlefield 1 Was the Best Selling Game for October

Battlefield 1 Was the Best Selling Game for October

The NPD Group reveals the best selling games of October 2016, with titles like Battlefield 1, Mafia 3, Gears of War 4, FIFA 17, and more topping the charts.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2016
Check Out GameStop's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals

Check Out GameStop's Cyber Monday 2016 Deals

GameStop reveals its Cyber Monday 2016 deals, which include discounts on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One S console bundles, along with deals on new and pre-owned games.

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2016
Skyblivion Mod Offers New Progress Update Trailer

Skyblivion Mod Offers New Progress Update Trailer

The new Skyblivion trailer shows off the hard work of the volunteer team behind it and will likely fuel the fires of impatience among Elder Scrolls fans. Just in time for the new year, the...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 10 December 2016
Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

Todd Howard Talks Nintendo Switch

The head of Bethesda Game Studios, Todd Howard, discusses the upcoming Nintendo Switch console, offering glowing praise for Nintendo’s innovative new system. In the Nintendo Switch reveal t...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 2016
Skyrim Special Edition Gets a New Patch on PC, PS4

Skyrim Special Edition Gets a New Patch on PC, PS4

A new patch for Skyrim Special Edition is available for PC and PlayStation 4, which fixes a handful of issues in the game, including game-breaking crashes. Skyrim Special Edition has only b...

By Boston Blake on 17 November 2016
Skyrim Special Edition Review

Skyrim Special Edition Review

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim gets a facelift with a new Special Edition that improves graphics and convenience, but leaves just about everything else the way it was in 2011. The Elder Scrol...

By Denny Connolly on 10 November 2016
The Best Skyrim Special Edition Mods

The Best Skyrim Special Edition Mods

Game Rant takes a look at the best modifications for the Skyrim Special Edition, ranging from unique quests and new content to gameplay enhancing adjustments. Almost 5 years after its origi...

By John Jacques on 03 November 2016
Skyrim Guide: How To Build A House

Skyrim Guide: How To Build A House

Since The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim – Special Edition comes bundled with the Hearthfire expansion, players can build a house. Here’s how to build a house in Skyrim. Since it comes packed with...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 November 2016
Skyrim Guide: How To Become A Werewolf

Skyrim Guide: How To Become A Werewolf

Use this guide to learn how to transform into a werewolf in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, and discover the benefits – as well as drawbacks – of doing so. In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Spe...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 October 2016
Skyrim Remaster Getting Macho Man Dragon Mod on XB1

Skyrim Remaster Getting Macho Man Dragon Mod on XB1

Macho Man Randy Savage dragon mod creator Fancy Pants confirms his creation will be making its way to Skyrim Remaster on Xbox One but not PlayStation 4. In the years since the release of Th...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 October 2016
Skyrim Remaster Audio Problems Will Get Fixed

Skyrim Remaster Audio Problems Will Get Fixed

Bethesda says it will fix reported audio quality problems in Skyrim: Special Edition next week, after fans notice a difference in the sound when compared to the original release. Even with...

By Weston Albert on 29 October 2016
Skyrim Guide: How to Join the Dark Brotherhood

Skyrim Guide: How to Join the Dark Brotherhood

With Skyrim Special Edition now released, take a refresher course on how to start one of the most interesting quest lines in the game: the Dark Brotherhood. Although many gamers have alrea...

By Rob Gordon on 28 October 2016
Skyrim Guide: How To Get Mods on Xbox One

Skyrim Guide: How To Get Mods on Xbox One

Here’s how one can to install modifications for the Xbox One version of the new Skyrim Special Edition, which also brings fresh graphics to the table. Skyrim Special Edition is launching to...

By John Jacques on 28 October 2016
Skyrim: Special Edition Has 65 Mods on XB1, 10 on PS4

Skyrim: Special Edition Has 65 Mods on XB1, 10 on PS4

Bethesda Game Studios’ Skyrim: Special Edition currently has 65 different mods for its Xbox One version, while its PlayStation 4 iteration only has 10 so far. Although Skyrim: Special Edit...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 October 2016
Nintendo Fan Makes Awesome Switch Console Skins

Nintendo Fan Makes Awesome Switch Console Skins

One talented Reddit user designs a range of new looks for the recently-revealed Nintendo Switch console, just days after the device is announced by Nintendo. It’s only been four days since...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 24 October 2016
Skyrim Monopoly Coming Early Next Year

Skyrim Monopoly Coming Early Next Year

Merchoid reveals the release of a Skyrim-themed Monopoly board, with board game fans set to be able to wheel and deal around the Tamriel region once it launches in March 2017. Although most...

By Rob Gordon on 22 October 2016
Skyrim Special Edition Mod Space Bigger on XB1 Than PS4

Skyrim Special Edition Mod Space Bigger on XB1 Than PS4

Bethesda Game Studios reveals that the console mod space for its forthcoming release of Skyrim Special Edition is bigger on Xbox One than PlayStation 4. Thanks to a recent gameplay focused...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 October 2016
Skyrim Special Edition Video Shows Improved Graphics

Skyrim Special Edition Video Shows Improved Graphics

In a new gameplay focused video, YouTuber FudgeMuppet shows how each of the major cities in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim have visually evolved in the special edition. Even with just a week l...

By Derek Nichols on 21 October 2016
Skyrim Not Necessarily Coming to Nintendo Switch

Skyrim Not Necessarily Coming to Nintendo Switch

Even though The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim appeared in the Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, a Bethesda spokesperson says it’s not necessarily in development for the console. The Nintendo Switch...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 October 2016
Skyrim Guide: How To Get Unique Weapons

Skyrim Guide: How To Get Unique Weapons

Learn where to find unique weapons like the Mace of Molag Bol, the Nightingale Bow, and Dragonbane with this guide for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition. Now that The Elder Scro...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 October 2016
Skyrim and Fallout 4 Getting PS4 Mod Support After All

Skyrim and Fallout 4 Getting PS4 Mod Support After All

Despite several delays, developer and publisher Bethesda officially announces both Skyrim: Special Edition and Fallout 4 on PlayStati...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 October 2016
Skyrim: SE PC Requirements, Console File Size Announced

Skyrim: SE PC Requirements, Console File Size Announced

Bethesda announces that the upcoming Skyrim: Special Edition has gone gold, which also means concrete details on the game’s PC system requirements and console file size. It’s strange to con...

By Cody Gravelle on 10 October 2016
Skyrim Concert Announced, Composer Not Involved

Skyrim Concert Announced, Composer Not Involved

Bethesda reveals an upcoming official The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim concert to celebrate the game’s remastering, but its composer warns fans that he’s not involved. Although the world of The...

By Sarah Fields on 30 September 2016
Skyrim Remaster Best Buy Bundle Contains Dovahkiin Mask

Skyrim Remaster Best Buy Bundle Contains Dovahkiin Mask

Retailer Best Buy unveils an exclusive bundle deal for The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Special Edition, which includes a steelbook case and a real-life Dovahkiin mask. When The Elder Scrolls V:...

By Sarah Fields on 29 September 2016
Skyrim Total Conversion Mod Releases Launch Trailer

Skyrim Total Conversion Mod Releases Launch Trailer

A total conversation mod for Skyrim gets an English release trailer which shows off an entire new landscape, a gritty plot, and professional voice acting. We occasionally cover Skyrim mod...

By John Jacques on 17 August 2016
Why Skyrim Was Remastered Over Oblivion

Why Skyrim Was Remastered Over Oblivion

Bethesda PR vice president Pete Hines reveals that the amount of work needed for an Oblivion remaster would be ‘mountainous’ and would be better served towards a new game. Following persi...

By Alexander Pan on 05 August 2016
Skyrim Mod Adds Classic Transformers Movie Song

Skyrim Mod Adds Classic Transformers Movie Song

The latest Skyrim mod cooked up by the game’s community is an epic mash-up of the title’s boss fights with a couple of classic Stan Bush songs from the 1986 Transformers movie. The Elder Scrolls V:...

By Jason Gallagher on 16 July 2016
Skyrim Legendary Edition Players Can't Transfer Saves

Skyrim Legendary Edition Players Can't Transfer Saves

Bethesda Vice President Pete Hines reveals that players of Skyrim Legendary Edition won’t be able to transfer their saves to the new Skyrim Special Edition. The Skyrim remaster for PS4 and Xbox One i...

By Sarah Fields on 04 July 2016
Skyrim Special Edition to Support Game's Existing Mods

Skyrim Special Edition to Support Game's Existing Mods

Bethesda Softworks declares that the PC version of its forthcoming Skyrim Special Edition plans to support the fantasy-RPG’s existing mods for the platform. During Bethesda’s E3 2016 press conferen...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 June 2016
Skyrim Conversion Mod Has a Release Date, New Trailer

Skyrim Conversion Mod Has a Release Date, New Trailer

Skyrim mod Enderal gets a release date in its latest trailer, showing off the game’s story and hand-crafted areas, as well as some impressive voice-acting. Ever since its release in 2011, Skyrim, li...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 June 2016
Skyrim Remaster Aiming to Be 'Next-Gen' Experience

Skyrim Remaster Aiming to Be 'Next-Gen' Experience

Bethesda’s vice president of marketing says the developer wants Skyrim: Special Edition to feel like an upgrade for PS4 and XBO in “all the ways possible.” Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls: Skryim is one...

By Jason Gallagher on 25 June 2016
Beyond Skyrim Offers Promising Update With Screenshots

Beyond Skyrim Offers Promising Update With Screenshots

New images of Iliac Bay from the Beyond Skyrim modding project show the new lands of High Rock and Hammerfell, showcasing new cities and environments for players to explore. Many Bethesda fans were u...

By Fred Harvey on 22 June 2016
Best RPGs of E3 2016

Best RPGs of E3 2016

E3 2016 was a show filled with reasons to be optimistic about RPGs in the coming years, and Game Rant has assembled a list of the genre’s most exciting upcoming titles. While it used to be...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 June 2016
Skyrim Special Edition on PC 'Should' Load Old Saves

Skyrim Special Edition on PC 'Should' Load Old Saves

In one of the least confident statements about a small feature ever, Bethesda’s Pete Hines indicates that Skyrim Special Edition on PC ‘should’ transfer saves over. Gamers love Skyrim. Nearly six yea...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 June 2016
Watch Live: Bethesda E3 Press Conference

Watch Live: Bethesda E3 Press Conference

Watch Bethesda take the E3 stage for another solo presentation this year and see if the company can top last year’s Fallout 4 presentation with some updates on Dishonored 2, Doom, and hopefully a few...

By Denny Connolly on 15 June 2016
Skyrim Special Edition Free to PC Gamers With All DLC

Skyrim Special Edition Free to PC Gamers With All DLC

Bethesda have announced that PC gamers can get the new Skyrim: Special Edition remaster free of charge, so long as they already own a copy of Skyrim with all its DLC. If you’re a Skyrim fan, chances...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 June 2016
Skyrim Special Edition Trailer

Skyrim Special Edition Trailer

Bethesda finally shows its hand, as the publisher announces at E3 2016 that Skyrim will be getting a Special Edition relaunch on the PS4 and Xbox One. Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim is still on...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 June 2016
Elder Scrolls Legends Campaign and Gameplay Details

Elder Scrolls Legends Campaign and Gameplay Details

Bethesda’s E3 isn’t all Skyrim and Dishonored 2 – the publisher also unveils new details on upcoming digital strategy card game The Elder Scrolls: Legends. It’s no secret that the era of digital card...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 June 2016
Skyrim Definitive Edition Listing Shows Up Online

Skyrim Definitive Edition Listing Shows Up Online

An online retail listing for a remastered version of Skyrim adds more credibility to the rumors that Bethesda is preparing to announce the remaster during E3 2016. Retail website Base.com may have ac...

By John Jacques on 08 June 2016
New Skywind Trailer Highlights Armor and Landscapes

New Skywind Trailer Highlights Armor and Landscapes

The Elder Scrolls Renewal Project releases a new trailer for the Skywind mod, highlighting the rebuilt Morrowind environments, armor, and assets in Skyrim. Video game remasters are commonplace these...

By Sarah Fields on 07 June 2016
Is Elders Scroll 5: Skyrim Remaster in the Works?

Is Elders Scroll 5: Skyrim Remaster in the Works?

Well-known industry insider Shinobi602 reveals that a new remaster of Skyrim will apparently be revealed at E3, as well as what to expect from Microsoft and Rockstar’s showcases. With E3 2016 less th...

By Alexander Pan on 07 June 2016
Details On Bethesda's Two Unannounced Projects

Details On Bethesda's Two Unannounced Projects

Bethesda representative Pete Hines shares more details about Bethesda’s two untitled projects, describing them as major-scale projects rivaling Fallout 4 and Skyrim. Speaking at E3 2016 e...

By John Jacques on 02 June 2016
DOOM Has an Elders Scrolls 5: Skyrim Easter Egg

DOOM Has an Elders Scrolls 5: Skyrim Easter Egg

One fan of Bethesda and id Software’s gory first-person shooter, DOOM, finds an Easter egg making reference to the action-RPG, Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. Although DOOM just released today, one eagle-ey...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 May 2016
Elder Scrolls' Horse Armor DLC Was Very Popular

Elder Scrolls' Horse Armor DLC Was Very Popular

The director of The Elder Scrolls series explains that despite the overwhelming backlash over the purely cosmetic Horse Armor DLC for Oblivion, it was a huge success. Bethesda is well known for craft...

By Sarah Fields on 17 March 2016
Skywind Mod Offers Progress Update in New Video

Skywind Mod Offers Progress Update in New Video

The team behind Skywind, the attempt to rebuild The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind within the Skyrim engine, offers an update on the development of the ambitious project. Morrowind, the third title in...

By Rob Gordon on 07 March 2016
Skywind Trailer Offers Update on Morrowind Mod

Skywind Trailer Offers Update on Morrowind Mod

The February 2016 update video releases for Skywind, the fan-made total overhaul modification that brings the land and characters of Morrowind to Skyrim. It’s almost hard to believe The Elder Scrolls...

By John Jacques on 05 February 2016
The Strange World of Video Game Logic

The Strange World of Video Game Logic

Video games are an enjoyable pastime that allow participants to set aside the cares of the world and enter a universe where anything is possible. Players can visit far away galaxies, fight...

By Boston Blake on 23 December 2015
How to Fix Fast Travel

How to Fix Fast Travel

Fast travel has become a necessity—while we love the huge open worlds of games like Skyrim and The Witcher, walking from one end to the other can be a long trudge through samey scenery with little...

By Melissa Loomis on 02 August 2015
15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

Even with the PlayStation Vita less than two weeks away and the floodgates of Mass Effect 3 news inbound, it’s hard to forget (or stop playing) the games of 2011, one of the best years for indie an...

By Rob Keyes on 19 February 2012
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 13 February 2011
Fallout 4 Having Fewer Quests Than Skyrim Could've Been Great

Fallout 4 Having Fewer Quests Than Skyrim Could've Been Great

A recent comparison chart reveals that Fallout 4 actually has less quest content than Skyrim. While many see that as a shortcoming, could less quests in an open world game be a good thing? If Bethesd...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 1970
Fallout 4 Has Less Quests Than Skyrim

Fallout 4 Has Less Quests Than Skyrim

Fallout 4 may be enormous, but these quest graphs reveal that Skyrim is the winner when it comes to number of unique quest options for players to explore. Fans and reviewers alike have both praised...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 1970