Bethesda had a great conference, but a lot of leaks and rumor watered down their show. There wasn’t a great deal of surprises, however it was a strong show as Bethesda continues to be a powerhouse in the gaming industry.
I loved the first Dishonored with its gloomy aesthetic and dark tones. It was amazing how killing people as opposed to sneaking and knocking people out made the game harder as you went. The first game followed Corvo Attano, a body guard turned assassin, framed for the murder of the Empress, his lover. Dishonored 2 picks up years later with an older Corvo and the daughter of the Empress, Emily. Together with Corvo, Emily must eliminate the forces that dethroned her. The game mainly takes place in a new location with a Mediterranean look to it. I’m juiced about this sequel, and I can’t wait to get my hands on it this November.
Originally named Prey 2, and revealed two years ago, Prey’s trailer was showcased during Bethesda’s conference. The developers are rebooting the franchise judging from the new look and story of the game, and I’m excited to see more.
Fallout 4 and Fallout Shelter
Before the release of Fallout 4, Bethesda released their first mobile game, Fallout Shelter. People loved the game, and due to the acclaim it received, Bethesda is releasing updates for the game. The developer also revealed the next round of DLC for Fallout 4. If you loved the settlement building system of Fallout 4, then you will love the new stuff. One DLC gives you fun contraptions to build for your settlements, and a DLC coming in July will allow players to build their own vault. With this DLC you can even run experients on your vault dweller. Then August’s DLC, Nuka-World, was reveal, where you can become an evil raider. Sounds fun if you like settlement building. Personally, I’ll be shelving the game.
The Elder Scrolls Series
The leaks for last week were proven to true, Bethesda is dropping Skyrim Special Edition at the end of this year. It will feature cleaner graphics than the release for last gen systems, and it will include the capability to download mods for the game. It looks fantastic, but I’ll stick with my PC version. Bethesda also showed Elder Scrolls Legends, a Hearthstone-like card game, and updates for The Elder Scrolls Online.
Bethesda quickly showed a reveal trailer for Quake Champions, resurrecting the fan favorite multiplayer shooter. They also detailed DLC for Doom, VR for Fallout 4 and DOOM, and they flashed a teaser for a new Wolfenstein game.