Everyone and their dog should be pretty well accustomed to the sensation that is A Really Good Skyrim Mod. That’s because there’s a bloody lot of them. Even if you’re not an Elder Scrolls fan, you’re probably familiar with the texture and graphical mods scattered throughout…
By matthewdev on July 20, 2015 at 4:59 pm
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With The Witcher 3 now out and blowing everyone away, I thought now is a good time to talk about a pet hate of mine: character customisation. I know many of you here absolutely love the ability to make you avatar into whatever you want, whether it’s an elf with scars all over their face or a badass humanoid with a massive tat.
But before you bring out the pitchforks, please hear me out. I would rather have my cake and eat it too. If we can get around the downsides of character customisation and still have it then by all means let’s have it. However, generally speaking it seems that particular goal is too hard for developers to achieve.
So why don’t I like it?
By Tim Colwill on May 15, 2014 at 2:20 pm
With Bethesda widely expected to announced a major new RPG at this year’s E3 conference next month, we asked the company’s Global Director of PR and Marketing what he thought made Skyrim such a breakout success for the company. While Skyrim did herald major changes to the game’s appearance and continued tweaks to the formula, Hines said that there was more to it than just simple continual upgrades.