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In Skyrim's "Dawnguard" DLC, I became a vampire. I feasted on the blood of the living. I propelled myself forward at super vampire speed with my leathery grey vampire lord wings. I sapped the energy of my enemies with one boney claw while raising the dead to fight for me with the other, growing my powers ever stronger. I even turned into a swarm of bats and flitted a...

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GamersGate offering Bethesda's best for cheap this weekend

GamersGate is hosting a big sale on Bethesda titles this weekend, featuring games from the last few years of the company's history on sale for a fraction of the usual price. Dishonored, for example, is available for a low $14.99, or you can get Skyrim for $14.95, Rage for $9.95, or Fallout: New Veg...

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Skyrim: Legendary Edition (the whole caboodle) out this June

Bethesda Softworks announced this morning that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition, which includes all the game's downloadable content, will launch this June. The full package will be available for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on June 4 and 7 in North America and Europe, respectively. Skyrim: Leg...

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Skyrim can run on Oculus Rift, please remember the real world

Chris Gallizi has gotten Skyrim running on the Oculus Rift, ushering in a new, dark age for the human race. Thousands of people will now banish themselves into a harsh virtual world for days at a time, emerging only when they remember that the sweet rolls and porridges they've been desperately sna...

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Skyrim concludes production, 'minor updates' to occur as needed

Bethesda Softworks stated this morning it's "moving on" from Skyrim, which it began working on back in 2006. The developer will continue to provide "minor updates to Skyrim as needed," but don't expect any more official downloadable content. Skyrim produced three pieces of major DLC: the vampiric D...

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Skyrim 1.9 update now on Xbox, later today on PS3

Update 1.9 for Skyrim is now live on Xbox 360, with the PS3 patch expected to drop later today. Apart from numerous bug fixes, the update's hallmark features are the new Legendary difficulty setting and Legendary Skill system. In the new system, once a skill reaches level 100, it can be rolled back...

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All Skyrim DLC half-off until April Fool's Day

Dovahkiin, if you've yet to set out on the expanded adventures of Skyrim on your Xbox, now's the time to grab the immense RPG's expanded content for 50 percent off. Both the vampiric Dawnguard and the Lovecraftian Dragonborn packs are 800 Microsoft Points ($10), while the home live of the Hearthfir...

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Skyrim 'Legendary' update live on Steam, 'later this month' still plan for consoles

Skyrim's 1.9 patch – which adds a tougher Legendary difficulty setting and allows players to reset skill progression – is officially live on Steam. PC players will also find the latest version of the game squashes several bugs, including a variety of issues affecting companions and seve...

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Bethesda launches online store featuring merch from Skyrim, Fallout and more

Until now, there just hasn't been a suitable place to pick up a pair of snazzy Vault 101 sneakers or a tasteful lithograph of the Skyrim landscape. Bethesda has solved that problem with a brand new online store, hocking wares that run the gamut from t-shirts to that recently announced and expensive...

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Skyrim Dragonborn statue available for pre-order

The Dragonborn – or simply "Dovahkiin" to his pals – is available now for pre-order as a 16-inch statue from GamingHeads.com. Inspired by Skyrim's official artwork, the poly-stone statues is hand finished and hand painted. The Dov also comes dressed in "hand-tailored fabrics for unparal...

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Skyrim v1.9 beta live on Steam, adds Legendary skills and difficulty

The latest version of Skyrim is up and running in beta mode on Steam, available to those who opt-in through their Steam clients now. Aside from various bug fixes, the update adds a new Legendary difficulty mode and the ability to roll skills at level 100 into Legendary status, resetting those skill...

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