How to Build a Better Role-Playing Game [Opinion]

How to Build a Better Role-Playing Game [Opinion]

Though Japanese RPGs have a firm template in place for how each release from that stable should be approached, Western RPGs have always been scattershot. Isometric visions of apocalyptic wastelands, sprawling high fantasy tales rife with warring factions, and even the gambles that mimic a JRPG, right down to the party’s mannerisms and four-disc spread […]

Unintentionally scary games part 2

Unintentionally Scary Games Perfect for Halloween – Part 2

We’re still chugging along merrily toward Halloween. Last time in part 1, we talked about some of the most unintentionally terrifying games out there – you know, games that aren’t even supposed to be scary but end up being so. We’ve got the second half here, ready to go. With All Hallows’ Eve approaching, are […]

Developers Jeremy Soule, Alec Holowka, Luc Shelton Accused of Sexual Assault

Game developers Jeremy Soule, Alec Holowka, and Luc Shelton have all been accused of sexual assault in the past 48 hours. Soule is best known for composing the score of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, while Holowka is the co-creator of Night in the Woods. Shelton is a tools programmer for development studio Splash Damage, and worked on Gears […]

The Game of Thrones Starbucks Cup has Invaded Skyrim

A new mod for Bethesda’s groundbreaking The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was created to include the infamous Game of Thrones Starbucks cup. Because of course that’s what Skyrim modders are best at. Granted, the details of the mod and its creation are objectively a thing of beauty. The detailed cup has been added to the Throne Room […]

Skyrim Fans Pushing for “Skyrim Grandma” to Become an NPC

The fans of Skyrim are making a genuine online effort to make one specific player an NPC in The Elder Scrolls VI. Shirley Curry is one of the more oddball YouTube celebrities you’ll find in the mix that doesn’t fit the mold, as she’s become known as the Skyrim Grandma. An 82-years-young woman with a channel […]

What’s in the Box?!: Loot Gaming – October 2018

About a week or so ago we received our latest subscription box from Loot Gaming for the month of October, finally getting this set back on time. We were quite curious about what might be inside, so we cracked open and took a peek at what they had in store for us. So starting with the […]

What’s in the Box?!: Loot Gaming – July 2018

Another box we received late this time around was the Loot Gaming box from Loot Crate in July. Well, late is better than never, right? We absolutely love these boxes and we can’t wait to see what we got inside this time around. First up we have some crew socks, but not just any crew […]

As Long as You Keep Buying Skyrim, Bethesda Will Keep Releasing It

It looks like, at least for the next few years, Bethesda Softworks will keep releasing versions of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim because people keep buying it. In a new story released by, the report includes an interview with Bethesda’s Todd Howard, who basically admitted that they keep releasing versions of the game because they’re simply […]

Skyrim on Nintendo Switch Currently Has No Mod Support

In case you’ve been waiting to do some kind of modding with the Nintendo Switch version of Skyrim, you may be out of luck. Apparently, the game has absolutely no mod support for it. How do we know this? Bethesda Softworks’ own Todd Howard said so. In an interview with Eurogamer, Howard explained that the […]

Skyrim Very Special Edition

Skyrim: Very Special Edition is Actually a Real Thing You Can Download

Alright so when Todd Howard and Bethesda announced the Skyrim: Very Special Edition during the Bethesda E3 show last night, we did not think that it was real. We knew that we’d play it if it was, but we were really hoping it was just a self-aware joke on behalf of the Bethesda E3 show’s history of, […]

Skyrim VR Review

Bethesda Found a New Platform to Sell Us Skyrim On, and It’s Alexa

Since Skyrim VR was nausea inducing to the extreme, and the real Skyrim dream is to literally become the Dragonborn, Bethesda have found a new platform to release the fifth Elder Scrolls game on. And it’s Amazon’s Alexa. I’ve been joking that one of the big E3 surprises from Bethesda was going to be a new Skyrim release, […]

What’s In The Box?!: Loot Gaming – April 2018

We’re nearing the end of April, so now is the time we’re starting to get all of our normal subscription boxes in the mail to enjoy. Last week we got the latest one from Loot Gaming, and while the box looked beat to hell by USPS, the goodies inside were ready to be used! So […]

D&D Homebrewer Creates Several Video Game Weapons for 5E Use

A little something cool that’s been gaining traction on Reddit this week is some Dungeons & Dragons weapons that were homebrewed by a player have been created from popular video games. A user going by the name Gonji89 has posted a pretty cool guide to homebrewed weapons that resemble weapons from games such as Fable and […]

Skyrim VR

Skyrim VR is Coming to Steam VR in April for Both the Rift and Vive

Bethesda has announced that they are bringing Skyrim VR to Steam, so it will no longer be a PSVR-exclusive title — meaning you can experience Skyrim at it’s best and worst simultaneously on PC now as well as PlayStation. The port will release on April 3rd, meaning you’ve got about two weeks to brush up on […]

#SavePlayer1 Gets Lynda Carter to Help Save Single-Player Experience

#SavePlayer1 was revealed tonight during the Video Game Awards. The video below hilariously campaigns to have the Single Player gaming experience saved from the brink. It stars Lynda Carter as well, check it out below, along with a message from Bethesda: Gaming, like life, is often about social interaction – a time to join with […]

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Skyrim Soundtrack is Making Its Way to Vinyl Next Year

The Skyrim soundtrack still stands the test of time. Despite it being six years old now, it’s still one of the most beloved game scores of all time. Jeremy Soule’s work continues to be listened to and appear on classical music lists all over and its always high on ‘best ever’ lists. Well, soon you will […]

What’s In The Box?!: Loot Gaming – November 2017

Tis’ the season for subscriptions boxes as possible gifts, and if you’re looking for something specifically for a gamer, Loot Gaming usually has something cool to check out. This month we got a little something different than the norm which has all sorts of cool stuff inside. First item up is these Dungeons & Dragons […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Which Games Should You Buy The Gamers In Your Life?

Since gamers are something like their own breed of human, we’ve got a list of all of the many games you can choose from to gift your gamers with. A lot of serious gamers will already have a number of the major titles already this year, so we’ve included some of our favorite lesser-known games […]

Skyrim VR Review

Skyrim VR Review: A Great Way To Give Yourself Some Serious Motion Sickness

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to you, after reading my review of Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch, that I was super excited to pick up Skyrim VR. Because what could be better than some slight motion control but being able to actually shout at dragons with my real face? Nothing, nothing at all. And with a game […]