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  • The Elder Scrolls Online Voice Cast Announced The Elder Scrolls Online Voice Casthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=na-Jun_uRFQ
    The Elder Scrolls Online team just announced the voice cast for the upcoming game, and they haven’t skimped on the star power.
    The cast list includes some big celebrity names whose faces you would recognize such as John Cleese (“Monty Python,” “A Fish Called Wanda”) and Kate Beckinsale (“Underworld”), as well as some voice actors whose voices you would recognize from prominent animation projects and other video games, like Jennifer Hale (“Mass Effect” series, “Tales of Symphonia,” you name it she’s probably in it).
    According to a post at elderscrollsonline.com:
    “John Cleese plays Sir Cadwell, the cheerful and endearingly mad lost soul who is ...
  • Find the ‘Origins of Madness’ in Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars 2 Origins of Madnesshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhrVVkHmwt4
    Are you hooked on Guild Wars 2? Hope you aren’t trying to get clean, because this news isn’t going to help you shake that monkey.
    Guild Wars developers NCSOFT and ArenaNet have announced that today is the start of  the free-to-play MMORPG’s first living world update of 2014, “Origins of Madness.” Origins of Madness puts players up against Guild Wars villain Scarlet Briar, and promises massive boss battles as players learn more about her scheme to “tear Tyria apart.”
    NCSOFT’s press release explains that the scenario includes two major events:
    “On one front, players must journey to the mountains of Lornar’s Pass where ...
  • Prove You’re the Pokémon Master in the Winter Regional Championships Pokémon Winter Regional Championship
    Do you think you’re good at Pokémon? Well, now you have a chance to put your Meowth where your mouth is by competing in the upcoming 2014 Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game Winter Regional Championships.
    This championship event will give competitive Pokémon video game and trading card game (TCG) players all over the United States a chance to prove that they’re the best. And it will be the first Pokémon Championships to use Pokémon X & Y, so it will provide a whole new battleground to compete in.
    These are the dates and locations for the championship events:

    Doswell, VA – January 11th-12th – (TCG both ...

  • Watch How the Skywind Modders are Putting Morrowind in Skyrim The Grazelands of Skywind, a Morrowind Mod for Skyrimhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJwpaVwOaHM#t=61
    We’ve been eagerly tracking the progress of the Skywind mod, a Skyrim mod that seeks to update Morrowind to use the Skyrim engine, for a while now, and the latest development video shows we were right to be excited.
    The new video shows the progress that has been made in importing the world of Morrowind into the Skyrim engine, showing off quests, monsters, and other new additions. Work on the project has “skyrocketed” in recent months, according to the video, and the eight person team has grown to more than 70 people, including voice actors. According to the comments on the Youtube ...
  • $200 million? Rumor Swirling About The Elder Scrolls Online’s Budget The Elder Scrolls Online ArgonianThe Elder Scrolls Online kicked off the new year with a little controversy. Kotaku columnist Superannuation Tweeted that The Elder Scrolls Online has a $200 million budget, then quickly deleted it.
    If true, this would make The Elder Scrolls Online one of the top three most expensive games to develop ever, below the $265 million Grand Theft Auto V and roughly tied with Star Wars: The Old Republic. Of course, there’s no way to know if this is true unless Zenimax reveals the numbers, but that hasn’t stopped columnists, like Forbes contributor Paul Tassi, from taking the opportunity to declare the ...
  • New Trailer for Deep Down, Capcom’s Gorgeous Free-to-Play Dungeon Crawler Deep Down, Capcom's New F2P RPGhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDJJKQ_2pQQ
    Capcom recently released a new prologue trailer and screenshots for its upcoming free-to-play PS4 dungeon crawler, Deep Down, showing the game off in all of its impressive shininess and stabbiness.
    The game has an offbeat sci-fi twist. Instead of dropping you straight into a medieval world, it takes place in New York in 2094, where players touch magical artifacts and use the stored memories in those to transport themselves to randomly generated medieval dungeons to hunt treasure and fight monsters. It’s set for a release some time in 2014.
    The screenshots and the images offer little new information about the game except ...
  • New Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Trailer Released Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remixhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIEUbW4cEJQ&feature=youtu.be
    Sora, Donald, and Goofy are looking a lot crisper in this new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix that Square Enix released at this week’s Jump Festa in Tokyo.
    Set for release on the PS3 in 2014, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix not only lets you revisit your favorite characters and Disney worlds in high definition, there’s a lot of added content for those that have only played the vanilla version of Kingdom Hearts II.
    Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix will include both Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix and Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep Final Mix, both available for the first time outside ...
  • The Elder Scrolls Online PVP Designer Answers Questions During Q&A The Elder Scrolls Online, DeshaanThis week Brian Wheeler, lead PvP designer for The Elder Scrolls Online, dropped into the Elitist Jerks forum to answer questions during a live Q&A.
    Wheeler took a number of questions from forum members about the PvP content and other elements of the game. Some highlights included:
    On how much the PvP will be based on skill:
    “Skill is a tricky thing to measure as when most people talk about skill in Elder Scrolls it’s referring to headshots with a bow, blocking, power attacks or dodging at the right time.  In Elder Scrolls Online we have many opportunities for players to show their ...
  • The Elder Scrolls Online Emperor’s Armor Revealed Elder Scrolls Online, Emperor's Armor, Zenimax, Bethesda SoftworksIf you manage to claw your way to the position of Emperor in The Elder Scrolls Online, then you deserve some bling. The Elder Scrolls Online team has revealed concept art for the only-for-the-Emperor armor that will be your reward for conquest of your server. Start salivating now.

    Click to see the armor in all of its glory.
    This is how the team describes the armor:
    The one who sits on the Ruby Throne cuts an imposing figure, driving enemies to flee in fear and inspiring allies to even greater deeds of conquest. When the emperor strides onto the battlefield, everyone takes notice–and ...

  • Square Enix Releases New Drakengard 3 Videos Drakengard 3, Square-Enixhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-12rglp-QXY
    Square Enix has updated its YouTube page with a new trailer and two television spots for the latest entry in the Drag-On-Dragoon action-RPG series, known as Drakengard in the west, showing off all of the dragon-riding, dragon-fighting, and dramatic shouting the new game has to offer.
    Drakengard 3 is a prequel to the original game in the series, and focuses on a conflict between powerful figures known as Intoners. The main character, Zero, is a rogue Intoner intent on killing the other five with the help of her pacifist dragon, Mikhail, and her companions the Apostles, a harem she allows to ...