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Monday - July 02, 2018
Monday - June 11, 2018
Monday - March 05, 2018
Friday - June 16, 2017
Tuesday - December 27, 2016
Sunday - February 14, 2016

Wednesday - July 14, 2021

Elder Scrolls VI - Still in Design Phase

by Silver, 23:55

Gamingbolt reveals that The Elder Scrolls VI is still in the design phase according to Todd Howard.

“It’s good to think of The Elder Scrolls 6 as still being in a design [phase]… but we’re checking the tech: ‘Is this going to handle the things we want to do in that game?’ Every game will have some new suites of technology so Elder Scrolls 6 will have some additions on to Creation Engine 2 that that game is going to require.” This seems to imply that the game could end up having some graphical features not seen in Starfield. But again, it’s safe to assume that it’s still several years off from release.

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Saturday - January 09, 2021

Elder Scrolls VI - REDFALL Location Confirmed by Bethesda?

by Silver, 20:29

ESO talks about The Elder Scrolls VI location which Bethesda have teased with a tweet.

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The Elder Scrolls 6 Redfall location confirmed by Bethesda to be in Hammerfall & Highrock! No word on TES 6 release date or new gameplay!

The Elder Scrolls 6 has an official trailer and the predicted released date is 2024 – 2025, currently all we know for certain is that Starfield has a release date set before The Elder Scrolls 6 Hammerfell will come out. So it was rather surprising when the official The Elder Scrolls twitter, tweeted a riddle for us to solve so early ahead of the release date for The Elder Scrolls 6. This picture depicts candles that are strategically placed to provide a message about the upcoming Elder Scrolls 6 game. In this video I will speculate and alalyse the imiage and lore we know from the current Elder Scrolls titles such as The Elder Scrolls 5 Skyrim, Daggerfall and Morrowind and how they connect the dots to reveal the location for The Elder Scrolls 6 Hammerfall and Highrock. The Elder Scrolls 6 will most likely take place during the end of the 4th era after the conclusion of the great war and the events of Skyrim civil war questline. TES 6 will tell the story of the Redguard s eluded to by the IP RedFall. We may see the Thalmor return to once again conquer the region or find a story of conflict within the province of High Rock with the Bretons. I’m sure traversing the Iliac Bay will play a strong role in The Elder Scrolls 6 gameplay.

The Elder Scrolls 6 will be a RPG or action role-playing games developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The series focuses on free-form gameplay in a detailed open world. The Elder Scrolls series started with The Elder Scrolls 1 Arena, The Elder Scrolls 2 Daggerfall, Battlepire and Redguard set in the region of Hammerfell, The Elder Scrolls 3 Morrowind, The Elder Scrolls 4 Oblivion and The Elder Scrolls 5 Skyrim, 10 years onwards we are still waiting for Gameplay of The Elder Scrolls 6 Redfall, Hammerfell or/and Highrock!

Saturday - October 17, 2020

Elder Scrolls VI - Maybe PC, XBOX Exclusive

by Silver, 20:02

Games Radar report that the Elder Scrolls VI may not be coming to Playstation 5. In short nothing has been confirmed yet and this is a bit of a sensational headline.

“Is it possible to recoup a $7.5 billion investment if you don’t sell Elder Scrolls 6 on the PlayStation?” Kotaku's Stephen Totillo asks Spencer, who quickly replies with, "yes." Spencer elaborates after a pause, making sure to point out that the ZeniMax acquisition "was not done to take games away from another player base like that." 

However, Spencer does that say he thinks about "where people are going to be playing and the number of devices that we had, and we have xCloud and PC and Game Pass and our console base, I don't have to go ship those games on any other platform other than the platforms that we support in order to kind of make the deal work for us. Whatever that means." 

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Saturday - May 11, 2019

Elder Scrolls VI - Hammerfell the best choice

by Silver, 00:07

Sportskeeda writes that Hammerfell is the best choice for The Elder Scrolls VI.

Hammerfell is a vast province in the west of Tamriel. In its northeast lies the hilly province of Skyrim which we experienced in the Elder Scrolls 5, and its southeast lies Cyrodiil, the land of Oblivion from Elder Scrolls 4.

Now Hammerfell is basically equivalent in size to Skyrim. But the variety in the landscape is more when compared to the latter. The entire Skyrim is basically covered in mountains and pine forests and hence every area looked vastly similar. Hammerfell on the other side boasts high deserts, grasslands, as well mountain ranges, making it the most diversified Elder Scrolls game location ever.

Now since Hammerfell also features coastlines, one may wonder whether Bethesda might add underwater segments in the game. I mean one can't deny the possibility of having the urge to explore every nook and cranny of this world right? Also since they are using new graphical technologies to make Elder Scrolls 6, it wouldn't be surprising if they added more verticality to the game when compared to the previous Elder Scrolls entries.

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Tuesday - May 07, 2019

Elder Scrolls Blades - What it Tells us about Elder Scrolls VI

by Silver, 09:40

TechRaptor writes about what we can infer about The Elder Scrolls VI from The Elder Scrolls Blades.

Blades Gives Hints at Elder Scrolls 6 Combat Changes

It would also appear as though Bethesda is aware of the simplistic nature of combat in modern Elder Scrolls games. For the most part, you can make it through Skyrim by mindlessly stabbing people. By and large, spells were fire and forget. Combat in Blades is more involved by comparison. Spells have a wind-up period that leaves players vulnerable to attack. Enemies can block and it actually reduces your damage by a noticeable amount. It basically ends up being less of a button masher and more of a game of timing. Obviously, Blades‘ combat would translate poorly to a normal game, but the concept is sound. That being said, it would be hard to say if Bethesda will shift away from their simpler combat mechanics due to how friendly it is to casual players. Ironically, Skyrim’s mechanics would’ve probably suited Blades better, but that’s neither here nor there.

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Monday - January 28, 2019

Elder Scrolls VI - What Can be Improved From Skyrim

by Silver, 01:38

Final Boss writes what they want to see from The Elder Scrolls VI and compare to what was great in Skyrim.

Unfortunately, there’s very little reason to play through twice — even if you’re a completionist, you’ll get the same set of achievements, regardless of your choice, and the quests are largely the same, except that you’ll target different forts depending on whether you’re “liberating” or “reunifying” Skyrim. Even after you’ve completed the storyline, something seems off. There’s no finality to it — many NPCs will still talk about the war as if it’s ongoing, which makes it all feel a bit… pointless.

In TES 6, we’d love to see something a little more polished. Now, we know that adding completely alternative questlines is a huge workload, but it would add even more to the replayability of the series, especially if, like with Skyrim, it keeps the perks system, rather than the more rigid class system we saw in Oblivion. Plus, since Bethesda has admitted we won’t be seeing TES 6 until after Starfield, they have plenty of time, right?

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Monday - November 12, 2018

Elder Scrolls VI - No New Graphics Engine

by Silver, 22:36

GameWatcher reports that the Elder Scrolls 6 and Starfield will not get a new graphics engine.

The Elder Scrolls 6 engine will, then, essentially be an upgraded version of the Starfield engine, which will in turn be an upgraded version of what's running Fallout 4 and Fallout 76, which in turn runs Skyrim, New Vegas, Fallout 3, and - though a bit of a stretch - Morrowind, too. A proper sausage, right?

Now, this is all well and good in and of itself, but the flaws of Creation Engine have come to a staggering head with the issues pinpointed by the Fallout 76 Beta. For example, Creation Engine has huge physics problems when running at above 60 FPS, and is playing catch-up with modern game engines in virtually every area that counts.

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Tuesday - July 17, 2018

Elder Scrolls VI - What to Learn from Witcher 3

by Silver, 02:35

PCGamesN writes what they think The Elder Scrolls VI should learn from The Witcher 3.

Proper relationships

One of the highlights of The Witcher 3 is the intimate relationships you form with its cast. The combination of terrific dialogue and expressive gestures, discussion of complicated emotions, and the drastic consequences of your decisions make the characters feel alive. It helps that you carry a history with Yennefer, Dandelion, and Triss over all three Witcher games, their personalities fully developed into independent people recognisable by their passions, talents, and the mistakes they make.

Characters in Skyrim, however are often voiced by the same few actors, and those you get closest to are your followers. This includes the likes of Lydia, Uthgerd, and Farkas, who mostly serve as an extra blade or bow at your side, and repeat the same voice lines as if they’re on a timer.

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Monday - July 02, 2018

Elder Scrolls VI - Region Decided

by Silver, 23:22

Eurogamer asked Todd Howard about The Elder Scrolls 6.

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"The negative is," he added, "are we distracting from what we're putting out now? But people get it. Let's just be upfront - this is what we're doing, when, and in what order."

But another negative could be building hype too early, I say. "Potentially," he said. "We're not saying a lot. I don't worry about that. I worry about what happens in the future when people say, 'Well when am I going to hear about it again?' and then you're saying, 'I can't tell you.'

"There'll certainly be some new negatives we didn't anticipate but there's a lot of positives so we'll see how it goes. Ask me next cycle!" he said. "Next time you're like, 'Are you sure that was a good idea?'"

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Monday - June 11, 2018

Elder Scrolls VI - Official E3 Announcement Teaser

by Hiddenx, 19:36

The Elder Scrolls VI RPG is coming - it is revealed that there are some mountains in the game :)

The Elder Scrolls VI – Official E3 Announcement Teaser

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Currently in pre-production at Bethesda Game Studios, the acclaimed developers of Skyrim and Fallout 4. The highly-anticipated next chapter in the iconic The Elder Scrolls series.

Monday - March 05, 2018

Elder Scrolls VI - Story hinted?

by Hiddenx, 19:20

Gamingbolt speculates about the story of the Elder Scrolls VI:

The Elder Scrolls 6 Story Possibly Hinted By Morrowind

How cool would this be?

The Elder Scrolls 6 is a ways off yet, but that hasn’t stopped anyone (least of all us) from speculating on what the game might be about, and what features it may or may not include. We may now have some information on what the plot for The Elder Scrolls 6 might be, and though it isn’t entirely concrete, it definitely qualifies as interesting- Bethesda may have hinted at it way back in Morrowind.

Take a look at the image above (uploaded by Imgure user Stagsdale). At first glance, it looks like nothing more than a throwaway bit of lore-laden dialogue. But there’s a chance that it may be much more than that. The image shows a conversation with Lloros Sarano in Ald’ruhn, in which he talks about the Akivari – a race of serpent like vampires – making preparations to invade the Empire. Sarano fears that it may happen after some crisis, like “the Empire collapsing in civil war”, and that the Dunmer may need a Hortator to lead them in battle in such a scenario.

If you’ve played Skyrim, this may sound familiar. The Empire was facing a veritable civil war in the game, with the Imperials going up against a rebelling group of Nords over the dispute of Talos, while the Emperor himself was also killed by the player character as part of the Dark Brotherhood questline- all of this definitely counts as a crisis, and there’s no doubting that the Empire is weaker than ever right now.

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Friday - June 16, 2017

Elder Scrolls VI - Not Announced at E3

by Hiddenx, 17:27

Farflame spotted this opinion piece on MMOExaminer:

The Elder Scrolls 6 Wasn’t Announced at E3 and That’s a Good Thing

Recently, Bethesda held their conference at E3. There was plenty of content to get excited for and some of the best bits were covered right here at MMOexaminer. Whether you were impressed with what you saw or not, it seems that the internet almost unanimously was crying out for something very specific: the announcement of the Elder Scrolls VI.

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If a new title in the series to be released this year, it would likely be running on the same engine that Bethesda built Skyrim and Fallout 4 on. There would be little to no changes in gameplay, and would most likely only feature a change of scenery. For some of you, that might be enough, but I look at that as Skyrim DLC.

If I’m going to pay $60 USD (or whatever ungodly amount triple A publishers are asking for a few years from now) then the Elder Scrolls VI better be built on a new or at least dramatically improved engine with less bug and fewer random crashes. Not only that, but I have high hopes for the location of the next game. With the release of the Elder Scrolls Online in 2014, players have gotten the chance to see many places in Tamriel we haven’t seen in the “main games” of the franchise. We have already spent time in previously unexplored lands like Black Marsh, Elsweyr, and the Summerset Isles. I submit to you that the next game should take place on an entirely different continent: Akavir. This would not only mean a completely foreign landscape, but likely the addition of the monkey, tiger, and snake-like races of men. Of course, that means more work for the developers which, in turn, would mean more additional time.

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Tuesday - December 27, 2016

Elder Scrolls VI - Pete Hines Mocks Analyst

by Silver, 21:16

@Wccftech Pete Hines has mocked Michael Pachters prediction concerning the Elder Scrolls VI stating its not even being worked on at the moment.

“The next Elder Scrolls installment comes out, the next Half-Life installment does not”, Pachter predicted. “I think Bethesda is close, and think that Valve is not. However, I’d like to be half wrong on this one.”

A bold prediction, especially since Bethesda has stated that the next Elder Scrolls installment is still years away.

“The Elder Scrolls isn’t coming for years”, Pete Hines said back in June of this year. When asked about the game’s development, Bethesda’s VP even stated that the game isn’t being worked on for the moment. Back in August, Hines added that fans won’t be hearing anything about the title until it’s ready for release.

The release of The Elder Scrolls VI appears far away indeed, and on Twitter, Bethesda’s VP mocked Pachter’s prediction by joking that he should listen more to what he and Bethesda’s producer, Todd Howard, have been saying.

Sunday - February 14, 2016

Elder Scrolls VI - Rumors

by Hiddenx, 10:23

Some rumors about the next Elder Scrolls game are floating around:

ChristianToday: The Elder Scrolls VI could be Skyrim 2:

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In an interview with the Telegraph UK, Hines commented on the amount of time that Bethesda usually gets to develop their titles.

"The reason they say that is because generally speaking that's what you'd be getting with another publisher in charge. They'd be spitting out a 'Skyrim 2' the year after or two years later. That's just now how we view it," said Hines.

A lot of fans who got wind of the interview immediately focused on Hines referring to the upcoming "Elder Scrolls" game as "Skyrim 2."

It's unclear if Hines was even aware that he referred to "Elder Scrolls 6" as "Skyrim 2." Hines may have just been mindlessly referring to the next "Elder Scrolls" game and in doing so also referenced the most recent iteration of the franchise.

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LawyerHerald: Announcement at E3 2016 and release date 2019?

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As per Master Herald, fans of the The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim may want to mark their calendars for this years' E3 2016 event which will commence starting June 12th. It was reported that via social media, Bethesda claimed that fans are to get ready for something big. The tweet said "Are you game? #BE3", which many now believe as the announcement of the proposed The Elder Scrolls 6 or Skyrim 2.

Noted by Breathe Cast, The Elder Scrolls 6 or as others may want to call Skyrim 2 is something that gamers are truly expecting, but Bethesda has not been very vocal with their decision as to whether there will be an expansion after it. The time table of the company states that they plan on releasing a new game every four years at the least, but since Fallout 4 is still on the table, there is not telling yet as to when or if there even will be a continuity. Rumors also claim that the earliest in which fans can call the title would be around 2019.

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Information about

Elder Scrolls VI

Developer: Bethesda Softworks

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Adventure-RPG
Combat: Real-time
Play-time: Over 60 hours
Voice-acting: Full

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· Platform: PC
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· Publisher: Bethesda Softworks