Category: bethesda

June 10, 2019 Off

Doom, Fallout and the rest of the trailers from Bethesda’s E3 press conference

By Jill T Frey

E3 may not officially start until Tuesday, but the announcements are coming fast a furious. A few short hours after Microsoft previewed its streaming service and next get console, Bethesda took to the stage a few blocks a way, with footage from new Elder Scroll and Doom titles, along with a lot more Fallout 76 gameplay.

Here’s what you missed.

Elder Scrolls: Blades for Switch – The mobile game is heading to Switch this fall — and best of all, it’s free.

Fallout 76: Nuclear Winter – As the company noted, fallout 76 didn’t get off to the most auspicious of starts. The publisher announced a number of new updates for the post-apocalyptic title, including, the addition of Nuclear Winter, a battle royale mode.

Ghostwire: Tokyo – A new creepy action adventure game from Resident Evil director, Shinji Mikami.

Commander Keen: The 90s id game returns as a free-to-play … Read the rest

June 10, 2019 Off

Fallout 76 is getting a 52-player battle royale mode

By Jill T Frey

Tonight’s Bethesda E3 press conference was all about free additions. In fact, the company actually took to the stage to apologize for Fallout 76’s rocky launch. The publisher quickly added that it’s continued to improve on the title since late last year, listening to player feedback and adding all sorts of additional content.

That includes the arrival of a bunch of NPCs, and, more importantly, the launch of Nuclear Winter, a 52-player battle Royale mode that is arriving as an update tomorrow. The mode will be free to play on all platforms for the week of June 10 to 17.

Asked last year whether a battle royale mode was in the works for the post-apocalyptic title, SVP Pete Hines noted that the company doesn’t like to follow trends set out by other companies, stating, “just because battle royale is popular doesn’t mean it’s a good fit for us.” He did … Read the rest