Todd Howard Archive

  • Bethesda Softworks has worked tirelessly to bring us the latest installment in the Elder Scrolls saga.  Using the latest technology and a brand new graphics engine they have pushed the boundaries of gaming on multiple levels. Although the hype surrounding this game brought unrealistic expectations from many, I have tried to stay level-headed in my expectations.  Bethesda has brought us an amazing game and with this game comes both good and bad. Here are my first impressions including both my praises and my gripes. Take in mind that overall this game is amazing, thus my gripes should be taken lightly.   Five Gripes about Skyrim:   1.  The game is buggy on PC The game is buggy in places, although […]

    SKYRIM: First Impressions

    Bethesda Softworks has worked tirelessly to bring us the latest installment in the Elder Scrolls saga.  Using the latest technology and a brand new graphics engine they have pushed the boundaries of gaming on multiple levels. Although the hype surrounding this game brought unrealistic expectations from many, I have tried to stay level-headed in my expectations.  Bethesda has brought us an amazing game and with this game comes both good and bad. Here are my first impressions including both my praises and my gripes. Take in mind that overall this game is amazing, thus my gripes should be taken lightly.   Five Gripes about Skyrim:   1.  The game is buggy on PC The game is buggy in places, although […]

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  • Which Elder Scrolls game is your favorite?   Tell us which of the five Elder Scrolls games tops your list and why in the comments section! Arena The Elder Scrolls: Arena is a first-person role-playing game, in which you must rescue the Emperor from his dimensional prison by recovering the eight pieces of the Staff of Chaos.   Daggerfall Daggerfall seizes the player and thrusts them into a non-linear world full of plotting, conspiracy and political intrigue.  Armed with their wits and their blade, and magic if they so wish to use it, the player is drawn into one of the most immersive worlds ever to grace the PC.   Morrowind The central quests concern the deity Dagoth Ur, housed […]

    Which Elder Scrolls is your favorite?

    Which Elder Scrolls game is your favorite?   Tell us which of the five Elder Scrolls games tops your list and why in the comments section! Arena The Elder Scrolls: Arena is a first-person role-playing game, in which you must rescue the Emperor from his dimensional prison by recovering the eight pieces of the Staff of Chaos.   Daggerfall Daggerfall seizes the player and thrusts them into a non-linear world full of plotting, conspiracy and political intrigue.  Armed with their wits and their blade, and magic if they so wish to use it, the player is drawn into one of the most immersive worlds ever to grace the PC.   Morrowind The central quests concern the deity Dagoth Ur, housed […]

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  • 11/9/2011 we are 1 day and 18 hours away from the physical launch of SKYRIM. If you’re a Steam subscriber and have pre-ordered through their system you’ll have the game rolling on your PC 3 hours earlier than those of us who wait in line for a midnight release! I thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the history of the Elder Scrolls game series released by Bethesda Softworks over the years.  Most of us started playing right around Morrowind, others Oblivion, but the history goes much deeper than that.  Today we will dig up the old skeleton overlords living in Bethesda’s closet and take a look back at what made Bethesda what it is today. […]

    SKYRIM: 1 day left! ~ The Elder Scrolls: A Look Back…

    11/9/2011 we are 1 day and 18 hours away from the physical launch of SKYRIM. If you’re a Steam subscriber and have pre-ordered through their system you’ll have the game rolling on your PC 3 hours earlier than those of us who wait in line for a midnight release! I thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the history of the Elder Scrolls game series released by Bethesda Softworks over the years.  Most of us started playing right around Morrowind, others Oblivion, but the history goes much deeper than that.  Today we will dig up the old skeleton overlords living in Bethesda’s closet and take a look back at what made Bethesda what it is today. […]

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  • Bethesda Softworks, I am so proud of you. You have come a LONG ways since the days of Arena, Daggerfall, and Morrowind.  Thank you for this gift. If you haven’t seen the live action trailer for SKYRIM yet, feast your eyes upon this!!!

    SKYRIM: Live Action Trailer

    Bethesda Softworks, I am so proud of you. You have come a LONG ways since the days of Arena, Daggerfall, and Morrowind.  Thank you for this gift. If you haven’t seen the live action trailer for SKYRIM yet, feast your eyes upon this!!!

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  • I know, NERD TREK has become completely obsessed with Skyrim and it’s all my fault.  I’m a HUGE Elder Scrolls fan and have been following Bethesda Softworks for many years now.  The following is an interview with Skyrim creator Todd Howard, there are many clips- each is based around a different aspect of the upcoming Skyrim video game.  Finally there is an interview with Matt Carofano – Art Director of Skyrim.   Enjoy and please share this with your friends on Facebook, Retweet on Twitter, and subscribe to us on Youtube.  Thanks for visiting and keep checking back as we’ll continue to release more details as soon as they become available. *SKYRIM INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION* FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WOULD […]

    Skyrim Interview with Todd Howard

    I know, NERD TREK has become completely obsessed with Skyrim and it’s all my fault.  I’m a HUGE Elder Scrolls fan and have been following Bethesda Softworks for many years now.  The following is an interview with Skyrim creator Todd Howard, there are many clips- each is based around a different aspect of the upcoming Skyrim video game.  Finally there is an interview with Matt Carofano – Art Director of Skyrim.   Enjoy and please share this with your friends on Facebook, Retweet on Twitter, and subscribe to us on Youtube.  Thanks for visiting and keep checking back as we’ll continue to release more details as soon as they become available. *SKYRIM INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION* FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WOULD […]

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  • The scoop on Skyrim character development via Todd Howard of Bethesda Softworks! One of the best things about Skyrim versus Oblivion is that instead of having to make a decision in the start of the game as to what kind of character class you would like to be, you instead naturally develop your character over the course of the game. Whatever skills you focus on become better and skills you ignore stay where they are. Should you decide to become a jack of all trades, it will take you a lot longer to level up. Here’s the full scoop via NERD TREK YOUTUBE: PRE-ORDER SKYRIM NOW! – GameStop.com

    Skyrim: the Scoop on character creation

    The scoop on Skyrim character development via Todd Howard of Bethesda Softworks! One of the best things about Skyrim versus Oblivion is that instead of having to make a decision in the start of the game as to what kind of character class you would like to be, you instead naturally develop your character over the course of the game. Whatever skills you focus on become better and skills you ignore stay where they are. Should you decide to become a jack of all trades, it will take you a lot longer to level up. Here’s the full scoop via NERD TREK YOUTUBE: PRE-ORDER SKYRIM NOW! – GameStop.com

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