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Introduction: the influence of the elder scrolls

What’s up with the stylized visuals on display in The Elder Scrolls Online’s recent screenshot and video reveals? It’s all about marrying various takes on Tamriel with the limitations of MMORPGs, according to ZeniMax Online art director Jared Carr. “We’re not really at the technical state with MMOs to be…

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The Elder Scrolls Online:All pretty much new of real-time combat

If ZeniMax seems a bit defensive about The Elder Scrolls Online, you can hardly blame the company. Since its announcement this spring, the upcoming MMO has been met with a steady chorus of fan disapproval due to perceived similarities with other themepark fantasy MMOs. In a new interview with Kotaku,…

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Massively’s hands-on with The Elder Scrolls Online

Last week, I ventured forth from the subtropical paradise (read: sweltering wasteland) of the Florida panhandle to the frozen northern wastes of Maryland to visit the studios of ZeniMax Online to spend some time with the studio’s premiere foray into the MMO space, The Elder Scrolls Online. The Elder Scrolls…

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The Elder Scrolls Online:factional divides

The Elder Scrolls Online’s Tamriel hosts many races that are generally segregated from each other. Nords of Skyrim usually stick to their northern frosty mountains. Argonians settle in their Black Marsh. Khajiit rest in Elsweyr. But we know from playing other Elder Scrolls games that individuals of all races most…

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Exploration:The Elder Scrolls Online

ZeniMax scooped up all of the questions that fans had after seeing The Elder Scrolls Online’s crafting and exploration video, and answered several of the most pressing of them in a new post. TESO will feature five crafting professions: weaponsmith, armorsmith, enchanter, alchemist, and provisioner. Of these, players are able…

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The Elder Scrolls Online:Bethesda talks next-gen consoles, endgame, and character skills

E3 is the time and place for game creators to show their work, and Bethesda is no exception. The company offered a quick presentation of The Elder Scrolls Online, which consisted of a short introduction video followed by a brief play session. In the video, Bethesda confirmed what we already…

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The other everyone crazy game:Elder Scrolls

The more convention coverage I read and the more conventions I go to, the more I’m concerned by them. The atmosphere is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced before, and rubbing shoulders with the developers of some of my favorite games has its perks. But you hardly ever get to the…

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Roleplay games for The Elder Scrolls Online

After reading the roleplay-oriented AMA that released Monday on the official Elder Scrolls Online website, I resigned myself to the fact that I’m never again going to get to play an MMO with chat bubbles. I will miss you, my lovely communicative vesicle. I shall remember fondly the times you…

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Let us further understand The Elder Sceolls

Taking a Closer Look at the MMORPG Interview With Zenimax’s Paul Sage Yesterday, MMORPG.com held a great open forum with Zenimax Online Studios’ Creative Director Paul Sage regarding their upcoming MMO title The Elder Scrolls Online. This forum was an hour long and detailed many things regarding how the game…

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Elder Scrolls with The Pillars

The Pillars of Elder Scrolls I talk about this all the time on the show, these “Pillars of Elder Scrolls“. I have mentioned a couple of them before, but have never gone into too much detail. The truth is, I have been thinking about them in one form or another for…