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Dark Souls 2 trailer showcases slew of angry enemies

Dark Souls 2 trailer showcases slew of angry enemies

Prepare yourselves, a new era of bone crushing, heart pounding, repetition is upon us. The death-filled epic Dark Souls gripped gamers with its grueling, monster-loaded dungeons and macabre landscapes. Now its successor, Dark Souls II, is hopeful to continue the…
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Tested, Benchmarked

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Tested, Benchmarked

Although its popularity is undoubtedly aided by the cult-like status of the Elder Scrolls franchise, Skyrim isn't just a clone of its predecessors (we're looking at you MW3). Bethesda has made many gameplay refinements, especially to the graphics and animations -- our area of interest.

While it may not bring your PC to its knees, Skyrim promises to be the best-looking Elder Scrolls title to date with its newly developed game engine, called the "Creation Engine." As usual we have put a wide range of hardware to the test, 17 graphics cards and CPU performance comparisons await inside.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Game) Review

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Game) Review

The tantalizingly brief Skyrim teaser trailer debuted by Bethesda Softworks late last year filled my mind with visions of titanic battles between man and beast; of shining steel bathed in ancient flames; of a champion rising from humble origins, prepared to sacrifice everything for the fate of the world.

After 60+ hours with the game those visions have been fully realized — and rendered largely inconsequential.It's the sort of tale that fuels ancient epics and trashy fantasy novel trilogies alike. This is not your average role-playing game. In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, this titanic tale is merely a framing device for a much larger story. My story.