We're probably not the only ones who have thought of Oblivion
as an MMORPG without awful people. Now, Bethesda's parent company, ZeniMax Media, has opened an MMO-focused branch called ZeniMax Online Studios
, which makes us wonder if we're not the only ones who thought The Elder Scrolls
should make the move to massively multiplayer.
The studio will be headed up by Matt Firor, producer of Dark Age of Camelot
, who is currently recruiting a crew of staffers. Of course, there's no guarantee that he'll work in the Elder Scrolls
universe. But when you look at some of the properties under Bethesda and ZeniMax's roof (Fallout
and Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships
spring to mind) it's hard not to be excited by the possibilities.