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BETHESDA: Skyrim meets Zelda, Wolfenstein 2, new Dishonored

Bethesda’s E3 showcase last night gave us more details on projects we already knew about and confirmed a couple of brand new titles heading to retail this year. The Switch version of The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim is certainly a big title for owners of Nintendo’s machine, and Bethesda has confirmed …

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Bethesda is working on a ‘bleeding-edge triple-A freemium game’

The terms ‘triple-A’ and ‘freemium’ still don’t often go hand-in-hand, but it looks like that’s a route Bethesda is intent on exploring. IGN reports that a job listing for Bethesda’s Montreal studio is advertising for a game performance manager… to join the team that is pushing the bleeding-edge AAA freemium …

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Prey dethrones Mario Kart in UK charts on its second week

Bethesda’s Prey has grabbed itself a UK No.1 at the second time of asking. Having failed to dislodge Nintendo’s Mario Kart Deluxe 8 from the top of the charts last week, Prey has risen to the top in its second week of release. It’s the first Bethesda No.1 since Fallout …

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Quakecon to host first Quake Champions tournament in August

Quakecon will be kicking off this year on August 24, with the Dallas event celebrating all things Bethesda. 2017’s event will also host the very first pro tournament for Quake Champions. Quake Champions is the forthcoming respawn of id Software’s classic multiplayer shooter, currently going through sporadic beta testing. The …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe fends off Prey in UK Charts

Nintendo’s Switch racer Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is spending a second week at the top of the UK All Formats Top 40. It retains the crown despite a 71 per cent drop in sales and just marginally manages to outsell Bethesda’s Prey, which debuts in No.2 in its first week …

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Bethesda forces name change for indie game Prey for the Gods

Prey for the Gods will now be called Praey for the Gods after its developer chose to avoid a trademark dispute with Bethesda. Bethesda, of course, this week publishes its new shooter Prey, which itself is a reprisal of the name used for the original 2006 2K title. Prey for …

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Arkane is determined to get Prey right on PC

The performance problems that hit some PC players of Dishonored 2 have left developer Arkane more determined than ever to make sure that this week’s release of Prey goes smoothly. I keep on hearing ‘oh they’re going to screw up the PC port’ [but] there is no PC port. We …

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Bethesda testing Quake Champions with eSports pros

Bethesda has revealed that they are testing out Quake Champions with top eSports players to try and gauge the game’s chance of succeeding as an eSport.  id software studio director Tim Willits said at PAX this weekend that the studio is currently focusing on the 1 vs 1 duel mode …

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