The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

EU & US Release date: 11 Nov, 2011
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UPDATE: Bethesda announces Skyrim Special Edition

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The long rumored Skyrim remaster turned out to be true. Bethesda has announced Skyrim Special Edition for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Bethesda’s E3 2016 press conference - what to expect, where to watch

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E3 is upon us! The Electronic Entertainment Expo has infiltrated the Los Angeles Convention Center, filling its halls with the latest and greatest games all the big publishers want you to know about. GameWatcher will be on hand to report the biggest news and give you hands-on coverage of the show's top games. The show floor doesn't officially open until Tuesday, but most of the big news will be revealed through the press conferences scheduled for Sunday and Monday.

Rumour: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Remastered is going to be announced at E3

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Wondering what Bethesda could possibly announce at their E3 press conference this year? Last year most people expected the developers to announce Fallout 4, and we already knew they were publishing Doom. This year things seem a little bit more secretive, that was until industry insider Shinobi602 opened his mouth. One of the games Bethesda may be announcing is a remastered version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

According to Shinobi602 on the most recent episode of H.A.M Radio Podcast, at approximately 59:06 he says: “I would expect a remaster of sorts … for something.” NeoGAF user/industry insider Enter the Dragon Punch, who recently was involved in the Dead Rising 4 leak, confirmed it is a Skyrim remaster.

New mod brings a vibrant retexture to Skyrim's Serana

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Utilizing Bethesda's newest game and graphics engine at the time, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim utilized character models that were top-notch at the game's release. However, as time has passed, these models pale in comparison to what the mod community has come up with. One such recently released mod tackles a full retexturing of an NPC and follower from Skyrim's 'Dawnguard' DLC: the pure-blood vampire Serana

Skyrim Unbound mod allows players to skip opening, forgo being Dragonborn

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been around since 2011, and players have enjoyed the main storyline for years. However, there are a few who wish they could just skip the entire Dragonborn quest and just explore and enjoy the world without it. A new major mod, Skyrim Unbound, allows the player to do just that.

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