Bethesda Softworks is an American video game publisher based in Maryland. The company was founded by Christopher Weaver in 1986 and became a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media in 1999 when Weaver and Robert A. Altman created the parent company for Bethesda Softworks. Then, in 2001 Bethesda split its internal development team into a separate entity which became Bethesda Game Studios.
Bethesda Softworks publishes games by Bethesda Game Studios, ZeniMax Online Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, MachineGames, and Tango Gameworks. Some of Bethesda's best known game series include The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Rage, Dishonored, Doom, Wolfenstein, and The Evil Within.
Bethesda is also credited with the creation of the first physics-based sports simulator, Gridiron! which released in 1986 for the Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64/128, and Atari ST.
Those of you looking to play DOOM Eternal on the Nintendo Switch will only have one way of getting your hands on the game. While PlayStation and Xbox players were able to snag the game on Day 1 along with PC players, Bethesda has been working to put the game on the Switch in the […]
Bethesda Softworks finally revealed when we'll be seeing Deathloop be released as it will come out in May 2021. The exact date is May 21st, as the game will drop on both PC as well as PS5 simultaneously. Along with the news of the date, the company revealed that the game is now available for […]
Bethesda Softworks revealed more details to the next Fallout 76 expansion, Steel Dawn, which will be released on December 1st. This latest free expansion brings about the first chapter of the Brotherhood of Steel questline, which will allow you to expand on April's Wastelanders update. This new drop of content will add new NPC's, new […]
Bethesda Softworks dropped a brand-new gameplay trailer this week showing off the upcoming addition of The Elder Scrolls Online: Markarth. This will be the culmination of The Dark Heart of Skyrim's year-long adventure, which will take you through some of the toughest battles and stories the game has to offer to-date. Not to mention adding […]
This morning, Microsoft dropped some major news as they are acquiring Bethesda Softworks' parent company ZeniMax. The planned acquisition includes publishing offices and development studios globally for all 2,300 employees. Microsoft will now have Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse Studios all under […]
It looks like you'll be seeing DOOM Eternal on the Nintendo Switch in the near future as id Software says they're "very close". The company had a livestream talking about the game, which you can watch below, in which the game's Executive Producer Marty Stratton commented on seeing a version for the Switch. Here's a […]
Today during a special twitch livestream, Bethesda Softworks revealed the final chapter to Dark Heart of Skyrim in The Elder Scrolls Online. The new storyline is called Markarth, and it will serve as the culmination of a year-long adventure as a free prologue quest, as well as the upcoming Lost Treasures of Skyrim in-game event! […]
During today's PS5 Showcase, Bethesda Softworks surprised us with a new flashy trailer explaining the plot to Deathloop. This brand new trailer basically gives us a lot more insight into the game and drops a bit of hot lore for people to get into. In the video, which you can check out below, we see […]
Bethesda Softworks revealed more details to the One Wasteland expansion coming up in Patch 22 for Fallout 76. The latest patch basically gives you all the freedom in the world as you can explore wherever you want, with whomever you want, even if you're brand-new to the game. The patch also starts Season 2: Armor […]
You know the joke of how you can play Skyrim on pretty much everything? Well, now you can do it on a pregnancy test. So let's start at the beginning with the fact that there are some really awesome pregnancy tests out there in the world. A few different companies make ones that have a […]
This morning, PLG Esports along with Bethesda Softworks revealed details for the 2020-2021 season for the Quake Pro League. There hasn't been a ton of talk about the League since April, which goes in line with a lot of esports issues as COVID-19 messed up pretty much anything in the works. They managed to finish […]
During Opening Night Live at Gamescom 2020, Bethesda Softworks decided to show off a new trailer for DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods. The trailer shows you entering a brand new area after the events of the main campaign, where you will have to clear out old demons with the aid of a previous ally. But […]
The Elder Scrolls Online expansion Dark Heart Of Skyrim just got a couple of new dungeons today with the Stonethorn DLC and Update 27. This is basically the penultimate update to DHoS as it gives players two entirely new dungeons to mess around in with Castle Thorn and Stone Garden. Both of which are filled with monstrous beasts […]
One of the weird tidbits to the history of Quake is that there once was an arcade version of the game back in the late '90s. The official name of it was Quake Arcade Tournament, which was developed by Lazer-Tron using the game's format from id Software. As you might suspect, it didn't quite play […]
Bethesda Softworks revealed today that two of their games, DOOM Eternal and The Elder Scrolls Online, will be going to next-gen. The company sent out the brief piece of info below to all press this morning letting them know of the decision, while also promoting Quake Con At Home taking place on August 7th on […]
This morning, Bethesda Softworks revealed more details of the events taking place during QuakeCon 2020 as it goes online. The event will take place from August 7th-9th completely online as they've rebranded it QuakeCon At Home. The event is scheduled to have three days of celebrity influencer streams, live concerts, charity fundraising, developer panels, and […]
This week, Bethesda Softworks revealed that they will be holding QuakeCon 2020, only this year it will be QuakeCon At Home. With COVID-19 causing organizations across the globe to change their plans, Bethesda has decided they're not letting go of their event and canceling plans, but instead, have changed things so that everyone can attend. […]
Bethesda Softworks just released Update 20 for Fallout 76, bringing players content for Season One, including the Legendary Run. We have the complete details for you below from the devs, including the trailer to show it all off as everything is live right now. The biggest thing we're looking forward to is the Legendary Run, […]
Bethesda Softworks have released new details about what's to come in Season One for Fallout 76, which will launch in the game on June 30th. Along with the addition of "The Legendary Run" which will monitor your progress like a board game, there will be many new challenges added to the S.C.O.R.E. system to help […]
At long last, new gameplay footage from developer Tango Gameworks and publisher Bethesda's GhostWire: Tokyo debuted during Sony's PlayStation 5 reveal event. The game, which was originally revealed during Bethesda's E3 2019 press conference, attracted plenty of attention when it was first announced, but things have cooled down since then. The action-adventure game is an […]