Throwback Bit Thursday: Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is my favorite Fallout game. True, Fallout: New Vegas is the better Role-Playing game, but the experience of exploring a vast post-apocalyptic wasteland that Fallout 3 provided hasn’t been matched by any of its sequels.   Fallout 3 and Freedom in Gaming  Perhaps the one thing that struck me the most about my… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Fallout 3

ES6 and the Rest of Bethesda’s IPs are likely to be Game Pass Exclusives

Last week, Phil Spencer took part in a ‘Roundtable’ chat with Bethesda key figures that discussed future plans for the Xbox brand, including its Game Pass service.  As we know, Microsoft acquired Bethesda, and its vast catalogue of games last year in a historic buyout that totalled $7.5 billion dollars in investment. Elder Scrolls 6 (and… Continue reading ES6 and the Rest of Bethesda’s IPs are likely to be Game Pass Exclusives

Skyblivion mod Team Just Dropped a Huge Update Video

The team that is developing the Skyblivion mod just dropped a massive video update for their long-awaited project. It’s more than 20 minutes long and includes a ton of new content that’s being added to the mod. This is the second video in their development diary series, showcasing the frankly massive amount of work that… Continue reading Skyblivion mod Team Just Dropped a Huge Update Video

Phil Spencer Talks About Bethesda Acquisition

Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, spent $7.5 billion in a deal to buy ZeniMax Microsoft, the parent company of game developer Bethesda. Despite the deal being announced in September, the companies will be acting as separate entities until the deal closes sometime in 2021. In the meantime, Spencer shared some details of his future… Continue reading Phil Spencer Talks About Bethesda Acquisition

Elder Scrolls 6 Does Not Need to Appear on PS5 For Microsoft to Recoup Investment

Much has been said, and speculated about Microsoft’s purchase of Bethesda/Zenimax after the company announced the acquisition in late September. Many PlayStation fans hoped for Microsoft to allow Bethesda’s biggest franchises to keep appearing on their platform of choice. Here at the Never Ending Realm, we didn’t think this would be the case, and a… Continue reading Elder Scrolls 6 Does Not Need to Appear on PS5 For Microsoft to Recoup Investment

Bethesda’s Acquisition Changes Everything for Microsoft (and Sony)

History Repeats Itself …Almost… Perhaps, even before Microsofts botched Halo Infinite presentation, analyst’s forecasts and even the trends on social media painted a somewhat ominous picture for the Xbox Series X  over the course of the next generation when matched against the Sony PlayStation 5. The grim forecast for Microsoft was not the result of… Continue reading Bethesda’s Acquisition Changes Everything for Microsoft (and Sony)

Microsoft Buys ZeniMax (Bethesda); Has the Balance of Power Shifted?

For the past few months we have lamented the loss of Microsoft’s Halo Infinite as a powerful incentive to buy an Xbox Series X at  launch. The Xbox Brand has toiled behind the PlayStation juggernaut for the past decade because of its lack of great exclusive titles. However, fortunes are about change for the company.… Continue reading Microsoft Buys ZeniMax (Bethesda); Has the Balance of Power Shifted?

The Elders Scrolls 6 Will Not Arrive For Years to Come According To Bethesda

Skyrim outsold 6 Final Fantasy entries over the last 9 years.

The wait for the Elder’s Scrolls 6 will continue for the foreseeable, and perhaps, unforeseeable future. Bethesda’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications Pete Hines, got into a bit of a twitter argument on Sunday. When questioned about the lack of information on The Elder’s Scrolls 6, Pete Hines – to the disappointment… Continue reading The Elders Scrolls 6 Will Not Arrive For Years to Come According To Bethesda