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Dealzon coupon knocks 20% off Elder Scrolls Online pre-order

While nobody outside of Bethesda Softworks can make The Elder Scrolls Online arrive any faster, the discount mongers at Dealzon are now offering the next best thing: a sizable price break for those willing to purchase the game before its public debut. Pay a visit to Dealzon's listing for The...

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Pre-registration for QuakeCon 2013 open now

Pre-registration for QuakeCon 2013 is now open and being offered alongside a few special packages. General admission is free, but extras are available at additional cost. The Swag Pack, of which there are 250 available, costs $60. It includes three different shirts (including an officially branded...

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Mojang wins interim injunction battle, can keep using 'Scrolls' name for now

As ZeniMax and Mojang begin their back alley knife fight, it seems that Notch and Co. has drawn first blood. The indie studio won the right to continue to use the "Scrolls" name -- which Bethesda claims infringes on its Elder Scrolls copyright -- until the case goes to trial. The decision, as...

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Bethesda: Nobody enjoys being 'forced' to sue Mojang

Bethesda VP of marketing Pete Hines is providing some context for its case against Minecraft-dev Mojang's coming title, Scrolls, saying Mojang hasn't fairly presented Bethesda's side of the fight (probably because it's on the side against Bethesda). "Mojang's public comments have not given a...

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Bethesda vs. Mojang: 'Scrolls' case going to court

So ... no Quake 3 then? Despite Notch's offer to engage in deathmatch against a team of Bethesda's choosing over the matter, it seems that the battle for use of the "Scrolls" name will take place in court instead. As the Mojang boss tweeted, "The Scrolls case is going to court! Weee! :D" If...

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Notch: challenging Bethesda to Quake 3 duel 'might have been a poor choice'

Minecraft maker Markus "Notch" Persson has admitted a strategic miscalculation in challenging Bethesda to a Quake 3 tournament to settle their legal dispute over Notch's Scrolls, whose title Bethesda says conflicts with its Elder Scrolls franchise. Considering Bethesda owns Quake 3 and employs a...

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Rumorang: Elder Scrolls MMO three years into development

According to VG247's "very reliable" source, Bethesda Softworks is already three years deep into development on an Elder Scrolls MMO. Recent court documents in the ongoing Bethesda/Interplay lawsuit have allegedly revealed that Bethesda has "close to 100 people working on a secret World of...

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Random House teases first few pages of Elder Scrolls novel

Are you in the mood for some reading that's a bit heavier than the video game news post you're currently digesting? We suggest you check out this Random House page to read an excerpt from the first chapter of the Elder Scrolls-based novel, The Infernal City. The few pages of text introduce us to...

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Elder Scrolls novel listing mentions next game, set 200 years after Oblivion

Though Bethesda's bigwigs have gone back and forth on the existence of another installment in the Elder Scrolls franchise, an excerpt from online book retailer Waterstone's product listing for Elder Scrolls: The Infernal City seems fairly certain of the series' continuance. The listing -- which was...

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Bethesda clarifies MMO claims, Elder Scrolls V statements

Rather than let the statements made at QuakeCon 2009 by Elder Scrolls executive producer Todd Howard rest as they are, Bethesda's Pete Hines has clarified a few things on the company's blog. First and foremost, he wants to make sure that people know that another Elder Scrolls game will eventually...

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