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The Biggest Winners Helped This Year's VGAs Tell a Different Tale

If the Video Game Awards are actually an awards show, and not just a keynote for promoting upcoming games, then the big news from last night was The Walking Dead: The Game. Eminently quotable analyst Michael Pachter said before the show that if this title, a downloadable self-published game, took home Game of the… » 12/08/12 11:00am 12/08/12 11:00am

Skyrim Director Wishes Console Gamers Could Experience PC Mods

Skyrim's vast, lush world is a wonderful thing made all the more remarkable by the fact that it continues to grow and expand, constantly changing in unexpected ways. This is not only due to the downloadable content that Bethesda has planned for the game (the first one, Dawnguard, looks pretty terrific). Skyrim keeps… » 6/12/12 6:00pm 6/12/12 6:00pm

Skyrim's Massive Dawnguard Sounds Like a Proper Old-School RPG Expansion

Yesterday at E3, I spent some time playing Skyrim's first big downloadable add-on, Dawnguard. Between my time with the game and my subsequent conversation with game director Todd Howard, I came away with the firm notion that Dawnguard is less a mere additional faction questline and more a full, proper expansion. » 6/07/12 4:00pm 6/07/12 4:00pm

Crossbows and Vampire Lords in Dawnguard Look Amazing in Action

If you were excited about Dawnguard, Skyrim's first piece of DLC, before, wait until you see it in action. The video shows you the vampire lord transformation and a ton of the skills that come with it, including summoning a gargoyle, using "vampiric grip" to lift enemies in the air, melee attacks and shooting energy… » 6/06/12 2:52pm 6/06/12 2:52pm