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Doom 3 VR release official for PSVR, unofficial for Oculus Quest

Doom 3 VR release official for PSVR, unofficial for Oculus Quest

Bethesda Softworks revealed this week that the game Doom 3: VR Edition will be available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 this month. This version of the game is completely official, optimized for this gameplay environment with motion controls, 180-degree quick-turn functionality, and "new textures, shaders, and sound effects." It's a whole new look at a very classic game that's seen its fair share of editions, expansions, and unofficial iterations, to be sure.

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Fallout 76 update solves players’ storage woes

Fallout 76 update solves players’ storage woes

If you're a Fallout 76 player constantly bumping up against storage restrictions, then the latest update to the game is definitely for you. Today Bethesda unleashed a new Fallout 76 update aptly titled "The Inventory Update," which not only makes a bunch of changes to the way various inventories work, but also kicks off 2021 in terms of new content and incoming updates for Fallout 76.

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This Elder Scrolls Ritual of Mara ring is a wedding band only a gamer could love

This Elder Scrolls Ritual of Mara ring is a wedding band only a gamer could love

Someone has probably uttered the words "the couple that games together stays together" at some point in the past, and now Bethesda is giving you a chance to put truth to those words. New in the Bethesda merchandise shop today is a listing for a Ritual of Mara wedding band, which - judging by its price - is aimed at only the biggest Elder Scrolls fans and their lovers.

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Indiana Jones is Lucasfilm Games’ first major release

Indiana Jones is Lucasfilm Games’ first major release

Yesterday, Disney announced that it's reviving the Lucasfilm Games brand. From here on out, LucasArts will be known as Lucasfilm Games (which is the name LucasArts originally launched with way back in the 1980s), and the company will be collaborating with "the finest studios across the industry," according to Disney. Now we know who one of those collaborators is: Wolfenstein developer Machine Games, which is making a new Indiana Jones game.

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DOOM Eternal finally has a Nintendo Switch release date

DOOM Eternal finally has a Nintendo Switch release date

DOOM Eternal launched for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC way back in March, and this entire time, Switch owners have been waiting to hear news of when the game would be landing on their console of choice. After a long wait, we're finally closing in on the big day, as Bethesda has officially confirmed when DOOM Eternal will be launching on Nintendo Switch.

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Fallout 76 Steel Dawn update gets a release surprise

Fallout 76 Steel Dawn update gets a release surprise

Fallout 76 players are getting a nice surprise for the long Thanksgiving weekend, as Bethesda has pushed the game's Steel Dawn update out the door early. Originally scheduled to launch on December 1st, the update is actually available now, but this wasn't some kind of planned surprise on the part of Bethesda. In fact, this was all just mistake that Bethesda decided roll with instead of fixing.

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Check out the Brotherhood of Steel in this new Fallout 76 trailer

Check out the Brotherhood of Steel in this new Fallout 76 trailer

As revealed last month, Fallout 76 is getting a new expansion centered on the Brotherhood of Steel. The famous faction of soldiers outfitted in power armor will be arriving in Appalachia in an update called Steel Dawn, which is dropping on December 1st. Today, we got to see some of the Brotherhood of Steel in action thanks to a new trailer.

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Bethesda’s Todd Howard talks big Starfield map and engine upgrades

Bethesda’s Todd Howard talks big Starfield map and engine upgrades

It's been a long time since Bethesda released a purely single-player RPG (its last was 2015's Fallout 4), but currently, the company has two in the works: Starfield and The Elder Scrolls 6. Bethesda has already confirmed that Starfield will be released before The Elder Scrolls 6, but both games are still a long way off from launch. Still, we're learning some new details about Starfield today, thanks to a lengthy interview Bethesda director Todd Howard gave at Develop: Brighton this week.

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Bethesda’s Todd Howard gives some hope for non-exclusive Elder Scrolls 6

Bethesda’s Todd Howard gives some hope for non-exclusive Elder Scrolls 6

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced its intention to purchase ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5 billion. Assuming that the deal is completed as expected sometime in the second half of FY2021, that means Microsoft would own all of ZeniMax's subsidiaries and their respective franchises, of which there are many. Of those subsidiaries, Bethesda is one of the most recognizable, being the developer of both the Elder Scrolls and Fallout series.

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Fallout 76 Steel Dawn expansion revealed with Brotherhood of Steel at the center

Fallout 76 Steel Dawn expansion revealed with Brotherhood of Steel at the center

Fallout 76 is getting a new expansion, and this time, the focus is going to be on the Brotherhood of Steel. Fallout 76: Steel Dawn was revealed with a new teaser trailer today, and while it doesn't give away very much, it does give us some glimpses of the Brotherhood of Steel in action. Steel Dawn is slated to launch before the year is over too, so it should be here fairly soon.

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Microsoft dropped $7.5 billion to hook you on a $10 Xbox Game Pass subscription

Microsoft dropped $7.5 billion to hook you on a $10 Xbox Game Pass subscription

Earlier this week, Microsoft dropped quite possibly the biggest gaming bombshell of all time, announcing that it had entered into an agreement to purchase ZeniMax Media and all of its subsidiaries for $7.5 billion. It’s Microsoft’s biggest gaming purchase ever and it's tied with GitHub as the company's third-biggest acquisition period, behind only LinkedIn and Skype. It made this monumental purchase just to get you to sign up for a $10 per month subscription, too.

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Xbox boss comments on future Bethesda games for PS5

Xbox boss comments on future Bethesda games for PS5

Earlier today, Microsoft announced plans to purchase ZeniMax Media in a deal that's massive in every sense of the word. Microsoft is shelling out $7.5 billion to own ZeniMax and its subsidiaries such as Bethesda, id Software, Machine Games, and Arkane Studios, which means that once the deal is complete, Microsoft will own the Fallout, Elder Scrolls, DOOM, Quake, and Wolfenstein IPs (among others). With ZeniMax and its properties joining the Xbox Game Studios umbrella, there's a big question about the future of these game franchises and the existing exclusivity deals with companies other than Microsoft.

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