Harvey Smith, co-creator of the Dishonored franchise, is working with Arkane Austin on a new game. Arkane Austin is currently hiring for a AAA immersive sim, while Arkane Lyon continues to work on Deathloop.
With 2020 rounding up, it's time for companies to become nostalgic and tell us what amazing things they accomplished this year. This time around, Bethesda revealed that Fallout 76 isn't dead yet, and that post-launch support and constant updates are making a difference.
ZeniMax Online Studios is known for its work on The Elder Scrolls Online but the team is also working on a new IP. Now, there will be a satellite studio in San Diego, California assisting with development.
It appears that Starfield will feature a completely new animation system that will also be used in future Bethesda Game Studios titles. A senior programmer at Bethesda Game Studios reportedly rewrote the animation system for Starfield from scratch.
MachineGames developers talked in an interview about how the fast SSDs in the next-generation of consoles will allow new game design, while the team is excited at being part of Microsoft because it will allow the studio to make greater games.
In an interview with Kotaku, Xbox head Phil Spencer talked about Microsoft's next-gen consoles and overall strategy. He also explained that Xbox doesn't have to ship Bethesda games on other platforms in order to recoup Microsoft's investment.
Wolfenstein: Alt History Collection and Arkane Anniversary Collection have been rated for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S by the ESRB. This might indicate that these games are being optimized for Microsoft's upcoming consoles.
With the industry-changing news that Microsoft is acquiring ZeniMax Media, meaning that all Bethesda Softworks studios are joining Xbox Game Studios, many fans have questions. Is Ghostwire: Tokyo coming to Xbox Series X?
Pete Hines, Todd Howard, Larry Hyrb and Phil Spencer talk about the history of Xbox and Bethesda in a new podcast. They also explain that the recent acquisition came down to the trust and relationships of both parties involved.
Microsoft is acquiring ZeniMax Media, meaning that Bethesda is joining Xbox Game Studios. According to Microsoft, games will launch into Xbox Game Pass and could come other consoles on a "case by case" basis.
With Microsoft's acquisition of both Bethesda and Obsidian Entertainment, it's now possible that we could see the developers of Fallout: New Vegas return to Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG franchise for round two. Here's why they should.