Bethesda has announced a new entry in The Elder Scrolls series, Skyrim, plus a new engine.
Bethesda officially announced a new entry in The Elder Scrolls series, dubbed Skyrim, at the VGAs this weekend.
There's precious few details to be gleaned from the announcement, but a teaser trailer on IGN
tells that dragons may be the big baddies this time around.
The title also suggests that the game will be set in Skyrim, a cold and mountainous country in the far north of Tamriel, the fictional continent that has hosted the Elder Scrolls series.
Skyrim will apparently be built on a whole new engine too, with Bethesda's community manager Nick Breckon tweeting earlier that he 'can now confirm that the TES V: Skyrim engine is all-new.
RPS followed up with Breckon to clarify what he meant and have since confirmed that the engine is being built internally at Bethesda and is not just a new iteration of the dated Gamebryo engine used in Obvlion.
The most recent game to use the Gamebryo Engine was Fallout: New Vegas, which suffered from dated visuals as a result.
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