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DayZ, Garry’s Mod and Dear Esther creators weigh in on Steam Workshop paid modding debate

The developers behind successful PC hits DayZ, Garry’s Mod and Dear Esther, all of which saw their origins as mods for other games, have weighed in on Valve’s recent introduction (and subsequent removal) of paid modding. Steam Workshop saw the ability to charge for mods added a few days ago, …

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Valve calls time on paid Steam Workshop mods

Despite only having been in place for a few tumultuous days, paid Steam Workshop mods are no more. We’re going to remove the payment feature from the Skyrim workshop,” Valve has said. For anyone who spent money on a mod, we’ll be refunding you the complete amount. We talked to …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Bethesda merchandise

Wolfenstein, Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Dishonored – Bethesda has produced some of the most talked-about titles in games. MCV investigates the publisher’s impressive repertoire In terms of commercial and critical success, there are few publishers that can match up to the creative output of Bethesda. Founded in 1986, the company’s perhaps …

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Premium Workshop mod pulled from Steam

Day one for Steam’s new paid mods from the Steam Workshop is not going well. As reported this morning, Steam has for the first time allowed mod makers to charge a fee for their efforts. Skyrim is the first title to offer premium mods. However, just hours after going live …

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The Elder Scrolls Online won’t fit on a Blu-ray disc

Bethesda has said that it has not been able to fit The Elder Scrolls Online onto a 50GB Blu-ray disc for PS4 or Xbox One. As well as taking up over an eighth of the available space on a standard PS4 or Xbox One hard drive, buyers have been warned …

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Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Current players of Bethesda’s MMO title The Elder Scrolls Online are being offered the chance to switch to consoles at a discounted fee. Eurogamer reports that owners are able to migrate their characters and progress from PC to either PS4 or Xbox One for 12.99. That price includes a digital …

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Destiny designer joins Bethesda

Destiny and Halo: Reach senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick has announced his departure from Bungie to join Bethesda in an unspecified role. Hamrick – who joined Bungie in 2009 – revealed the news in a series of posts on Twitter earlier today. "Next Friday, after nearly 6 amazing years and …

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Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Bethesda has chosen not to release the digital and physical versions of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood at the same time. The game, a stand-alone prequel to last year’s Wolfenstein: The New Order, was previously due out on PS4, Xbox One and PC on May 5th. It will still release digitally …

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Elder Scrolls Online switches to subscription-free model

Elder Scrolls Online’s mandatory subscription fee has at last been dropped, Bethesda has announced. Bethesda’s MMO can now be picked up with just a single purchase and no ongoing monthly fee required. To counter the subscription’s removal, the developer will add an in-game shop offering a variety of purchasing options. …

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