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Here Are All the Skyrim: Special Edition Mods on PS4, Xbox One, and PC (So Far)

Skyrim: Special Edition unlocks in a matter of hours, launching on all three platforms--PS4, Xbox One, and PC--with mod support. Bethesda's website already has a list of all the mods that are currently available, giving you a chance to peruse before the game arrives.<p>Among those you'll currently …

Skyrim: Special Edition interview - Todd Howard on remastering the fantasy epic

In 2011 the Game Director of Bethesda Game Studios, Todd Howard, finished up work on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. This Norse fantasy, sandbox role-playing game was one of the most anticipated releases of the last console generation, and the hype was palpable. It shot to unprecedented success, …

Well, Here's Some Awkward 'Skyrim Special Edition' Day One Coverage

Here we are, kicking off the official era of Bethesda no longer caring about pre-release review coverage for their games, having pledged to only give members of the press copies of their titles the day before launch, somehow spinning that as good for everyone involved.<p>Needless to say, the press …

The Elder Scrolls

Skyrim Special Edition's audio is noticeably worse than the original's

Bethesda used a compressed .xwm format for the Special Edition, while the original game used uncompressed .wavs.<p>Skyrim Special Edition may feature …

Surprise — Bugs plague Skyrim: Special Edition’s launch on PC

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A Bethesda game is not working for some people<p>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition launched today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and some players are encountering some game-breaking problems. Reports include game crashes right on booting up and …

Why Are There So Few Hit Games Based on Fantasy Novels?

<i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i> finally made its way to current gen consoles this week. While that may not be a big deal to those of you who played it …

What was it like programming Skyrim ?

It’s been five years since <i>The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim</i> launched, and since then the way open-world games are made has changed so much. Bethesda …

Game Development

Comparing Skyrim: Enhanced Edition with the classic version - ExtremeTech

By on October 28, 2016 at 4:43 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Now that Skyrim: Enhanced Edition …

Bethesda accused of gamer 'favouritism'

<b>Video game publisher Bethesda has been criticised for letting gamers with big online followings review new software before gaming journalists.</b><p>News site Eurogamer suggested popular gamers on sites such as YouTube and Twitch, who may be less critical than journalists, were sent games early.<p>Bethesda …

Journalism

A Response to Bethesda's Review Copies Policy

Why we believe timely reviews are important, and how IGN will move forward.<p>On Tuesday, Bethesda Softworks – publisher of popular game series The …

Google Trends

5 Things You Shouldn't Miss in 'Skyrim: Special Edition'

Best quest, a new pet and the chance to fall into another dimension.<p><i>Skyrim: Special Edition</i> – Bethesda's re-issue of its 2011 hit fantasy game now …

You think you’ve completed Skyrim, but have you found these 5 hidden bosses?

Think you’ve beaten Skyrim Special Edition, or Skyrim Nintendo Switch? Well, think again. You might have vanquished Alduin, been dubbed head of the …

The Elder Scrolls

PSA: Skyrim Remastered Out Now

Almost five years after The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim originally launched in November 2011, a new, remastered version of the celebrated RPG is now available.<p>Skyrim Special Edition, as it's called, launched today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game features better graphics than the original, …

The Elder Scrolls

20 Mods You Should Get For Skyrim: Special Edition on Xbox One and PS4

So, you’re about to start an exciting new adventure in Tamriel. Maybe you’ve played <i>Skyrim</i> before. Maybe this is your first go-around. If you’re …

The Elder Scrolls

5 settings every new Android owner should change

Whether you're a newcomer to Android or just upgrading to a newer model, consider tweaking these settings to improve performance and battery life.<p>New Android phone? Take a peek at its settings. So many categories, so many options within those categories. It's enough to make your head swim.<p>And you …

Android News

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Personal Finance

18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

Success

How to Make Small Talk | Men's Health

Pull out these three phrases for better banter.<p>(For 2,476 more ways to improve your health, fitness, nutrition and social life, check out The <i>Men’s Health</i> Better Man Project. It’s packed with expert advice to help you shrink your belly, have hotter sex, and live a kick-ass life!)<p><b>If you’ve never met:</b></b> …

The 7-Minute Ab Workout

This awesome routine leaves no core muscle untouched<p>Back in the 90s, “8-Minute Abs” was all the rage for a while. It even led to a joke: “You know what’s better than 8-Minute Abs?”<p>“7-Minute Abs!”<p>No, it wasn’t funny, and of course we all know you can’t get great abs in 7 minutes. (Or 8 minutes.)<p>But …

Workouts

Banded Dips | Men's Health

Secure the band to the bottom of a dip station by looping one end through another and cinching it tight. Hard to understand? Of course it is. Check out the video to see how Gaddour has attached his band to the station, and then how he connects it to his body. Then follow his instructions for …

Burn Serious Fat with One Kettlebell | Men's Health

And you can use any number of exercises—5, 10, even 20. But in the end, it’s all about the effort you exert.<p>This workout takes a minimalist approach: It uses just a single kettlebell (you can use a dumbbell if you prefer) and only four exercises. But if you put in the work, you can get maximal …

5 Mobility Hacks for Deep Squats | Men's Health

<b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout—a DVD Fitness Program From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Blasts Fat—One Guy Lost 18 Pounds Of Fat In Just 6 Weeks!<p>But here in the U.S., we prefer to sit in a chair. And maybe that’s why so many of us have trouble squatting. From my experience, even most fit Americans can’t stay in a …

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting | Men's Health

And that means it’s been roughly 20 years since I started lifting weights. It all started with just trying to rehab an ankle sprain from basketball. I kept going because I wanted to pick up girls by looking somewhat hot. And then I realized I was getting pretty strong and wanted to pursue weight …

The ‘Agility-Cardio’ Workout That Torches Fat Fast | Men's HealthAgility Cardio Workout

Think of it as sports performance training that doubles as an awesome cardio and fat loss workout. After all, you’re putting in the time—why not get the best of all worlds?<p><b>How to Do It</b><p>Arrange 6 cones so that they’re each diagonal from each other. (Check out the setup display in the video above.) …

The Bigger Biceps Workout | Men's Health

Although the name suggests it will have a devastating impact on your arms, the reality is that it’ll only <i>feel</i> that way.<p>Your biceps and forearms will <i>look</i> just the opposite: pumped up and bigger and stronger than ever.

19 Ways to Build Your Back | Men's Health

So we asked <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness advisor Andy Speer—creator of the cutting-edge Anarchy Workout—to give us 10 ways we can row for a bigger, stronger back.<p>But we also gave him a caveat: He couldn’t lift dumbbells or a barbell. In fact, we instructed him he could use only variations of the inverted …

The Cardio Exercise That Blasts Your Shoulders | Men's Health

In fact, the exercise is similar to a push press, except the weight is being pressed horizontally instead of vertically. The benefit: It doesn’t require the same shoulder stability and mobility as overhead pressing, but it still puts a serious demand son your shoulders.<p>And as you’ll see in the …

23 Best Biceps Exercises for Men | Men's Health

The 23 Best Biceps Exercises<p>Pump up your guns with these sleeve-busting biceps exercises<p>Who doesn’t love to work their guns? No one, that’s who. (Except the guys on Facebook that’ll say training your biceps is stupid.)<p>The fact is, muscular arms make you look fit. And since you can expose them …