“So, Skyrim was quite good, weren’t it?” has opened a fair few gaming discussions I’ve had recently. Two common themes I see, almost inevitably, following on from this, at some point in the discussion, are; “I preferred Oblivion / Morrowind…” and / or… “What do you think will be in The Elder Scrolls 6?” (NOTE: [...]
Following on from Eurogamer 2011 last week a number of The Elder Scrolls fans have come together and created a breakdown of some of the things learnt about the Racial Abilities and Perks in the game from their playthroughs; Racial Abilities; Argonians: Histskin (regenerate health quickly), resist disease 50%, breathe underwater Breton: “Dragonskin” absorb spell’s [...]
In what could turn out to be a real game changer, news has emerged that mod tools may be available to console players of Skyrim! This is not without precedent but is literally unheard of in a AAA title. If this is really on the cards then one can only imagine some sort of community [...]
As a human being I have faults, one of which is the way I have to have an opinion on EVERYTHING. I know EVERYTHING, and coupled with the immense satisfaction I get from irritating and annoying people for no reason whatsoever, I am simply a nightmare. Being a gamer makes it that little bit worse; [...]
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: this generation of consoles has seen the way publishers and developers make money change irreversibly. As every console is designed to be connected to the internet 24/7, game makers can offer us extra content including new missions, characters, costumes, and even new game modes… for a price.
The rise of DLC (Downloadable Content) has led to some truly wonderful gaming experiences, but at the same time some truly terrible gaming sins have been all too regularly committed. Today The Newb Review makes note of the DLC Dos and Don’ts: dishing out praise to those that produce particularly good DLC, and condemning those that have earned our scorn through their shameful practices.