Want To Read All the Skyrim Books? Like, Right Now?

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim doesn't only boast a vast in-game world. It also has a vast array of in-game books. They might be only a couple pages each, but the total amount of text for you to peruse in Skyrim is mind-boggling. » 11/25/11 11:30pm 11/25/11 11:30pm

The Fastest Way to Melt Skyrim? A Room Full of Swords and a Shout.

YouTube user juicythezombie likes to hoard stuff in Skyrim. Unlike the junk collector we've seen previously, though, he only stashes weapons. Then tries to break his PC by using a shout on them. » 11/25/11 6:30am 11/25/11 6:30am

Here’s How to Cook Skyrim Soup

Bethesda's latest RPG hit presents players with lots of things to see, hear and shout at. You can add taste to that list of action words, too, Gus Mastrapa's already cataloged what he's been eating in the game's virtual world but the lads at Joystiq have brought one of Tamriel's medieval recipes into the modern-day… » 11/23/11 9:00am 11/23/11 9:00am

Unlimited Dragons In Skyrim? Sure, Why Not.

There are dragons in the land of Skyrim, sure, but not many. You don't exactly see them flying around in packs. Unless you use this awesome tweak on the PC version, that is. » 11/22/11 12:20am 11/22/11 12:20am

Skyrim Loses All Textures, Looks Like Team Fortress 2

The hosts of this video, HouseholdGamer, call this series of Skyrim tweaks a "Team Fortress 2" mode. I can see the resemblance, but to me, it looks like like a Killer7 mode. » 11/21/11 7:00am 11/21/11 7:00am

The Loneliest Skyrim Mod of Them All...

After last week's comprehensive round-up of the best mods currently available for Skyrim, one more worth highlighting has come to my attention. » 11/21/11 5:40am 11/21/11 5:40am

Hooray, Now You Can Kill Kids in Skyrim

Back in September, Bethesda's Pete Hines got into a scrape on Twitter with some PC gamers who resented the fact they were not permitted to kill children in games like Fallout and now, Skyrim. » 11/20/11 1:00pm 11/20/11 1:00pm

Skyrim's Easiest Leveling Exploit Involves Brutalizing the First…

The thing I always liked about the Morrowind games was trying to figure out ways to "break the game", and while you no longer can jump over and over again to level your character, I did find a funny exploit. You can level up your character (not to mention your one-handed attack) the moment you get your first sword,… » 11/17/11 6:20pm 11/17/11 6:20pm

Your Guide to Getting Skyrim Looking, And Playing, Better

If you've got the 360 or PS3 versions of Skyrim, you've got a very fine game on your hands. If you've got the PC version, though, the game you've got is just the beginning. » 11/17/11 12:00am 11/17/11 12:00am

Skyrim: Now With (More) Bears

The problem isn't so much that Skyrim doesn't have enough bears. Lord, no. In fact, sometimes it feels like the game is bears all the way down. No, the problem is that the game does have spiders. Big ones. In fact, one of the first encounters you'll have is a big ol' room full of spiders. They're all shambly and… » 11/16/11 6:40pm 11/16/11 6:40pm

Find Out How to Turn Your Dovahkiin’s Face Off in Skyrim

Invisibility's been a power in video games for a long, long time. But one Elder Scrolls V player managed to make his avatar all see-through without benefit of any spell or ability. YouTuber MrTheVestman happened upon a random combination of collectibles that takes his countenance clean away. He's kind enough to walk… » 11/14/11 9:00am 11/14/11 9:00am

Before You Start… Tips for Playing Skyrim The Best Way

Today marks the long-anticipated release of Bethesda's excellent role-playing adventure The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. It's a massive game, a true epic—hundreds of hours of exploration, adventure, magic and mayhem. » 11/11/11 10:00pm 11/11/11 10:00pm