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Morrowind to Skyrim conversion mod Skywind still looking for voice actors

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The good folks behind the wildly ambitious mod Skywind, which remakes the entirety of The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind in the Skyrim engine, are still looking for contributors to the project.

Specifically they need voice actors to help record the tonnes of audio dialogue in the game, and volunteers to listen to those tonnes of voice samples and pick the best ones out. Here's a video from the team explaining more.

Skyblivion mod recreates The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion in Skyrim engine

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We've had Skywind, now it's time for Skyblivion. This ambitious fan mod transports The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion over to the Skyrim engine. There's a new trailer from the mod team showcasing their work so far.

Obsidian "continue to call up" publishers for RPGs, "any opportunity" for Star Wars

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A Skyrim-sized RPG from Obsidian Entertainment? Co-founder Feargus Urquhart would love that kind of project, and it's why publishers continue 'making sense' for those types of games as they cost tens of millions.

Barring Star Citizen, crowd-funding just can't funnel that kind of money into huge RPGs. Urquhart admits the studio keep badgering publishers for work on big names.

Report: Steam's 'most popular' games tallied, around 37% never played

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Ars Technica has sifted through public data from Steam to build a list of the most popular games owned on the platform. The most popular? DOTA 2 with around 25.9 million users.

Playing second fiddle is Team Fortress 2 with 20.3 million. The top twenty games are dominated by Valve, although Skyrim and Civilization V squeezed in. There's another interesting stat.

Howard: It's "gonna be a while" before Bethesda announce next Fallout

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Bethesda game director Todd Howard has let slip that the studio isn't going to be making any Fallout-related reveals any time soon, as they're still figuring out "which of our ideas are going to stick" and when to talk.

Skyrim on PC did better "than we’ve ever done" by "a large, large number," enthused Howard, and the new consoles are very PC-like. This "opens up avenues" for new ambitions.

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