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Bethesda show first in-game footage of The Elder Scrolls Online

It’s in third person, the colours occasionally tend toward the primary and there are other people milling about. But it’s still unmistakably an Elder Scrolls game. While early criticism of TES Online saw Zenimax Online accused of MMO conservatism, they’re actually building the game around a dynamic quest-finding system which…

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Bethesda reveal The Elder Scrolls Anthology:all of the Elder Scrolls in one box

With Quakecon bustling and hustling, John Carmack making sure to bamboozle everyone in a fifty foot radius with his knowledge of coding and graphical engines, Bethesda have made sure that those of us on the outside get at least a little something that we understand; they’ve announced an anthology of…

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The Elder Scrolls Online beta sign-up opens with new trailer

No dates, no details, no nothing but a big turquoise button on a web page. Click that button, though, and there’s a chance you’ll be among the first to wander a unified Tamriel.* Oh, no, hang on. There’s a trailer! Edit: Oh, no, hang on. It’s disappeared from Bethesda’s channel….

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The Elder Scrolls Online on Elf cannibalism and the lineage of cat people

The Elder Scrolls Online spotlight has shifted away from the Ebonheart Pact faction and is now shining most brightly on the Aldmeri Dominion. The first part of a new community Q&A peppers the devs with questions about this player faction and how it differentiates itself from the others. The playable…

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The Elder Scrolls Online answers queries about the Daggerfall Covenant

The word “Daggerfall” has special significance to the Elder Scrolls community, which is perhaps why the Daggerfall Covenant has received considerable interest among those following the development of The Elder Scrolls Online. ZeniMax has a brand-new player Q&A that covers the lore and history of this faction. The Daggerfall Covenant…

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The Elder Scrolls Online grapples with questions of race, story, and setting

You have questions about The Elder Scroll Online (probably many questions, yes?), and ZeniMax has a few answers in return. The developers took on a half-dozen queries from the community, many of which were concerned with setting and story, not to mention why typical adversaries are working together all of…

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All your Ebonheart Pact questions answered, part two

Continuing a tradition of bi-weekly Q&As, the team behind The Elder Scrolls Online has answered another round of questions. This week’s AMA continued to look at the Ebonheart Pact. Characters that join the Ebonheart Pact will, if they make certain choices, have the chance to run into Joruun the Skaald-King…

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The Elder Scrolls Online exalts the Unforeseen Queen

The Elder Scrolls Online’s latest lore entry is asking you to read between the lines just a little bit. On its surface, the entry is straightforward enough, giving players a peek at the reigning queen of the Aldmeri Dominion. Ayrenn the Unforeseen Queen is just another one of the Alliance…

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The ESO latest Q&A talks phasing, PvP, and more

The latest edition of The Elder Scrolls Online’s Ask Us Anything series is live on the game’s official website. In it, you’ll find a focus on Cyrodiil and PvP, as the well as the answers to questions about fast travel and sweet rolls. In terms of PvP, one thing to…

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ZeniMax devs ‘unapologetic’ about making Elder Scrolls

ZeniMax Online recently called in to the Game Informer podcast to talk up its Elder Scrolls Online title. Game director Matt Firor and creative director Paul Sage were the devs of record, and the 30-minute chat featured some interesting tidbits. Firor mentions that the game will release simultaneously on PC…