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Tamriel Infinium: Immersing yourself in The Elder Scrolls Online

Throughout my time as a gamer, I have seen game designers struggle with immersion because not everyone views immersion the same way and every designer wants his game to pull you in. The more you play one designer’s game, the more likely you will buy his or her next game….

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Tamriel Infinium: Elder Scrolls Online, the non-MMO

Bethesda revealed an exorbitant amount of information about its MMO The Elder Scrolls Online at E3. With this being the year the game was originally slated to release, I was not surprised. Of course, Massively reporters could not keep their hands off the game. Staffer Jasmine Hruschak and freelancer Andrew…

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Tamriel Infinium: The Elder Scrolls Online is more than just dungeons and dragons

Although many fans of The Elder Scrolls cheered at the introduction of The Elder Scrolls Online at E3, the divisions within the fanbase since then have morphed into warring creatures like Godzilla vs. Mothra, and this column is Japan. Although all of our buildings are being smashed by the battling…

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Elder Scrolls AMA ZeniMax publishes dungeon-focused

Have questions about dungeons in The Elder Scrolls Online? ZeniMax has answers, at least to a few of them. The firm has published a new Ask Us Anything on dungeons that gathers together various community queries in a single post. Hit the links below to learn the answers to things…

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Elder Scrolls Online sends out more beta invites

Today might just be the day. It might be the day that you wake up, check your email, and discover that — glory of glories! — you are now part of The Elder Scrolls Online’s beta. The official site is reporting that a wave of invites have gone out to…

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Tamriel Infinium: Phasing Elder Scrolls Online

Today, I want to talk about a mechanic introduced most popularly in World of Warcraft’s expansion Wrath of the Lich King. Don’t look at me like that. I didn’t actually play WoW… I just heard about this second hand. I will call this MMO storytelling mechanic “phasing.” The Elder Scrolls…

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Feature: Weakest Enemies from The Elder Scrolls Series

The Elder Scrolls games are epic and a contributing factor to said epicness(?) is the enemies that you encounter throughout Bethesda’s lovingly crafted worlds. However, it’s not all Giants, Dragons & Daedra. There is a lighter side to the enemies of Tamriel. Join us as we look at the Weakest…

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Elder Scrolls IP is “first step” in Online reaching consumers

Bethesda’s Matt Firor says the IP will help differentiate Elder Scrolls Online in the MMO market Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls Online is launching into a market already crowded by classic staples like World of Warcraft and Everquest, free-to-play contenders like Neverwinter, and hybrid approaches like Guild Wars 2. At PAX East…

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The Elder Scrolls VI: [Insert Location Here]

Note: This entry assumes some knowledge of the Elder Scrolls world. For a good primer, check out A Pocket Guide of the Empire, Third Edition. I’ve always wanted to start a band, despite having little interest in making music. I just want to NAME the band. Narrowing down the near-infinite…

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Elder Scrolls Online five classes

Warden The Warden class will be one of the five playable classes in Elder Scrolls Online. This is probably the class with the least amount of information currently available in regards to what abilities it has or what exact role it will play in ESO. Currently, the only thing that…