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Skyrim: Hearthfire DLC lets you build your dream home

Skyrim: Hearthfire DLC lets you build your dream home

Bethesda has announced new DLC for the incredibly popular Skyrim, but this DLC probably isn't what you were thinking it would be. Dubbed Hearthfire, this latest DLC pack focuses less on the adventuring aspects of the game and encourages players to not only build their own home, but start a family and settle down. We saw features like this in the Skyrim Game Jam video Todd Howard showed during his keynote at DICE 2012, but few were thinking that home building and adoption would end up being the focus of actual DLC.

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QuakeCon blasts terrifying Doom 3 BFG: The Lost Mission trailer

QuakeCon blasts terrifying Doom 3 BFG: The Lost Mission trailer

With the release of Doom 3 BFG Edition coming up in just a couple of months, Bethesda and id Software have taken some time at this year's QuakeCon (which kicked off yesterday) to hype the game. In a new trailer released today, we get a glimpse at some of Doom 3 BFG's new levels. There are eight new levels in all, and collectively they're called "The Lost Mission," serving as something of a second expansion for Doom 3.

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Dawnguard now available on PC, PS3 players still waiting

Dawnguard now available on PC, PS3 players still waiting

Well, that was quick. Earlier this week Bethesda's Pete Hines promised that more information about the missing PC and PS3 releases of Dawnguard, Skyrim's first DLC, would be coming soon. When he said that, we didn't think he meant it would be releasing soon, but apparently he did. Yes, Dawnguard is available on PC right this very instant, but be ready to pony up that cash, because it comes with a price tag of $19.99.

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Dawnguard PC and PS3 information coming soon promises Bethesda

Dawnguard PC and PS3 information coming soon promises Bethesda

Last week, Bethesda VP of marketing Pete Hines sparked outrage among Skyrim fans when he pointed out that the studio hasn't announced the game's first DLC, Dawnguard, for any platforms other than Xbox 360. Now, Hines is promising that more information on the PC and PS3 versions of Dawnguard is coming soon, telling one perturbed Twitter follower over the weekend to "Just sit tight. We'll have info soon." Just how soon? A few hours ago, Hines tweeted that Bethesda should have that info later this week.

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Bethesda Skyrim 1.7 update detailed

Bethesda Skyrim 1.7 update detailed

Bethesda has revealed the details of its next major update to the game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which will be making its way to the PS3 and Xbox 360 but of course is already available on the PC through Valve's digital distribution Steam platform. The update is mainly a functional one, fixing various bugs and optimizing performance, as opposed to one filled with new features.

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Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer detonates intrigue bomb

Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer detonates intrigue bomb

Whenever there's an announcement of a massively multiplayer online role playing game coming from a giant like Bethesda, there's a single power-trailer to go with it. What we're seeing today is that trailer, and it's telling us such a small amount of information about the game that it'll set your mind on fire. This game is set to have a three-faction player-verses-player model, will bring on a bit of gameplay not unlike what we've seen in Dark Age of Camelot, and will be developed by the team at Zenimax Online Studios.

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Skyrim will see Kinect support later this month

Skyrim will see Kinect support later this month

Bethesda Studios today announced that the Xbox 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be receiving an update enabling Kinect support. The update will be available for free later this month. Bethesda say that they’ve added 200 voice commands into the game, including support for dragon shouts. Instead of scrolling through an endless menu of commands, now you’ll simply be able to call out the necessary shout.

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Bethesda Skyrim update hits consoles, finally fixes PS3 bug

Bethesda Skyrim update hits consoles, finally fixes PS3 bug

After months, the patch that will finally fix the game-crippling lag glitch on the PS3 version of Bethesda's Elder Scrolls: Skyrim has gone live. The new patch, which pushes the game to version 1.5, was released on both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network, and adds a whole bunch of functionality, but it is PS3 players who stand to gain the most from the update. They have been faced with problems from day one.

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Bethesda’s Skyrim updated on PC only

Bethesda’s Skyrim updated on PC only

The latest patch has gone live for Bethesda's hot-selling role-playing game The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, but as to be expected, it is only available for PC players. For those playing on the Xbox 360 and PS3, the game remains at version 1.4. PS3 players in particular still have reason to be sore because that version still has some memory bugs. The PS3 version of the game game under increasing scrutiny.

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