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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to fantasy merchandise

They might deal with swords and shields, but fantasy games remain as popular as ever in the modern games market. MCV sets off on a quest Fantasy has come a long way since the dice-rolling days of the original Dungeons and Dragons. With floods of video game titles allowing players …

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Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Naming and shaming is normally prohibited on The Elder Scrolls Online’s boards. But rules are made to be broken. Bethesda owner Zenimax has taken the unusual step of urging users to actively name and shame anyone who they suspect of trying to proliferate the growing black market for the game’s …

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How do you sell a ‘menace’ like Dark Souls II?

A game like Dark Souls has no right to be talked about in the same breath as Skyrim. An incredibly difficult Japanese RPG sounds as niche as it gets, yet Namco Bandai’s series has become a hit. The spiritual successor to PS3 favourite Demons Souls, Dark Souls launched in 2011 …

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The Elder Scrolls Online also uses microtransactions

More details have emerged about the business model behind Bethesa’s hotly-anticipated MMO for PC and next-gen consoles. The publisher has already announced The Elder Scrolls Online will charge a monthly subscription fee – a decision that director Matt Firor was quick to defend. Now fansiteESOHub.de, via AusGamers, is reporting the …

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Bethesda defends Elder Scrolls Online subscriptions

The announcement may have met a mixed reaction, but Bethesda is confident consumers will deem its upcoming MMOto be worth the monthly fee. The publisher announced this week that The Elder Scrolls Online will require monthly subscriptions, something that is becoming less common and frowned upon by some consumers, given …

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Bethesda confirms The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition

One of the most successful RPGs ever made is getting a value-led re-release. Publisher Bethesda has confirmed a brand new Skyrim SKU called The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition. It includes the patched version of the original game and all three of its post-release DLC releases – Dawnguard, Hearthfire …

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