the elder scrolls online

Official Site: The Elder Scrolls Online
Studio: ZeniMax Online Studios/Bethesda Softworks
Launch Date: April 4, 2014
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Buy-to-play on PC as of March 17, 2015
Platform: PC, Mac; Xbox One and PS4 as of June 9, 2015

A BEAR? Bears are sweet! Besides, you ever see a bear with forty-foot feet?

Elder Scrolls Online is giving away the Orsinium DLC and a sweet ridable bear in its March anniversary promos

Hey, kid, want some free stuff? No, it's not candy - but it's free DLC for Elder Scrolls Online. ZeniMax Online Studios is giving...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with interesting Guinness World Records

I never quite know how much stock to put in Guinness World Records. I guess it's somewhere between "for amusement value" and "stone cold...

The Stream Team: Investigating Elder Scrolls Online’s Necrom by eeny, meeny, miny, Mo

Although a bit disappointed that both weren't traitors, Massively OP's MJ did root out Dralys in Elder Scrolls Online's Necrom story arc, as well...

Elder Scrolls Online revives Whitestrake’s Mayhem, highlights a Scions of Ithelia NPC

Meeting interesting characters in Elder Scrolls Online isn't exactly news, but with the Scions of Ithelia DLC coming soon, that just means players will...

Tamriel Infinium: Elder Scrolls Online proves the worth of a small story arc

It was the other day in Elder Scrolls Online's Northern Elsweyr that I stumbled upon a disgraced rogue that used to run a pit...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 458: PlanetSide 2 in limbo

Justin and Bree discuss Daybreak selling PlanetSide, Nightingale's early access, Islands of Insight's launch, and NCsoft's financials with Guild Wars 2 and Throne & Liberty, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on features we want to see in features for Amazon's LOTR and ZeniMax's Star Wars MMOs.

One Shots: The mosh pit of friendship

I don't know about you, but when I get together with 75 of my closest friends, I like to crowd right up on them...

LOTRO Legendarium: Rethinking LOTRO’s landscape soldiers

In December 2009, Lord of the Rings Online added one of its most unique side systems with skirmishes. Not only were these instances flexible...
I have a thought.

The Daily Grind: What are the most recent three MMO classes you’ve been playing?

Take a deep breath and let go of the fear that we were going to fling some overly obtuse topic your way. Today is...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 457: Sailing into February with cannons blazing

Justin and Bree discuss Skull & Bones, FFXIV on Xbox, WoW Classic, New World, and Nightingale, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on day and night cycles and getting out of MMO gaming ruts.

Elder Scrolls Online previews Scions of Ithelia’s Oathsworn Pit dungeon

Let's do a little vocabulary recap for folks who've forgotten some of the important Elder Scrolls Online terms for 2024, and by folks, I...

Working As Intended: City of Heroes macros and popmenus for noobs

In my first braindump on City of Heroes for this column, I tried to ease superhero fans into the world of modding the 20-year-old...

Elder Scrolls Online previews Scions of Ithelia DLC and Update 41, now on the PTS

Long before they embark on The Elder Scrolls Online's Gold Road in June, players will be dipping into the first DLC of the year...

The Soapbox: Casuals and soloers need challenging MMO content too

In a recent press Q&A around the announcement of Elder Scrolls Online's Gold Road chapter, Zenimax creative director Rich Lambert appeared to dismiss the...

The Stream Team: Entering Elder Scrolls Online’s Shrine of the Golden Eye

Who should Massively OP's MJ believe? Should she enter the Shrine of the Golden Eye in ESO using Dralys' entrance, or enter using Leramil's?...

Tamriel Infinium: The history of Elder Scrolls games (before and after Elder Scrolls Online)

There's nothing quite like that feeling when you first dip your toes into a particular game only to discover that it's part of a...

Massively Overthinking: Open world difficulty and puzzles in MMOs

During last week's press event ahead of the Gold Road announcement, Elder Scrolls Online's Rich Lambert said something I thought would turn out to...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.

Bethesda begins to roll out Elder Scrolls Castles, its latest Elder Scrolls mobile game

Elder Scrolls Online players looking to take their gaming addiction on the go have a good cause to rejoice this week, as Bethesda surprised...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Gold Road chapter takes players back to Oblivion’s best city on June 3

With the conclusion of Elder Scrolls Online's stream this afternoon, we can finally talk about the new chapter, dubbed Gold Road. TES fans who...