Bethesda Softworks

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 ScrollsFalloutRageDishonoredDoomWolfenstein, 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.

 


Fallout 76 Receives A Major Update Including Inventory Overhaul

Fallout 76 Receives A Major Update Including Inventory Overhaul

Bethesda Softworks released a new major update into Fallout 76 today, which included an overhaul to the inventory system. The first big update for the game in 2021 comes with a number of additions and changes, aside from the aforementioned overhaul. You're getting an increase to your stash, changes to the stack weight system (which […]

The Elder Scrolls Online Reveals The New Blackwood Chapter

The Elder Scrolls Online Reveals The New "Blackwood" Chapter

Bethesda Softworks revealed a new chapter is on the way for The Elder Scrolls Online as it takes on the name Blackwood. This will be the first chapter of what is going to be the Gates Of Oblivion story arc that was revealed back in December. As you can see from the trailer below, they're […]

Bethesda Softworks Teases An Indiana Jones Game

Bethesda Softworks Teases An Indiana Jones Game

Bethesda Softworks decided to shock everyone this morning with a teaser trailer for what appears to be an Indiana Jones game. There have been rumors for years about different people getting a shot at making a proper Indiana Jones game in a modern era, but the closest we've ever come is when TT Games made […]

Fall Guys Is Going To Hell With Three New DOOM Costumes

Fall Guys Is Going To Hell With Three New DOOM Costumes

Yes, you read that headline correctly, as Fall Guys will be getting three new costumes next week all themed around DOOM. Devolver Digital and Mediatonic released a new trailer this morning showing off three new costumes in what appears to be a DOOM-themed obstacle course, all of which we assume is being done as part […]

The Elder Scrolls Online Gets A Gates Of Oblivion Teaser Trailer

The Elder Scrolls Online Gets A Gates Of Oblivion Teaser Trailer

During The Game Awards 2020 this week, Bethesda Softworks decided to drop a surprise for The Elder Scrolls Online. The company joined the long list of others who took the advertising time and promoted the next Chapter on the way as we get a brief look at Gates Of Oblivion. You can check out the […]

Fallout 76 Reveals A New Trailer For The Steel Dawn Update

Fallout 76 Reveals A New Trailer For The Steel Dawn Update

Bethesda Softworks dropped a new trailer this morning revealing more of what's to come in the Fallout 76 Steel Dawn update. This one really isn't about gameplay or features, but more about storyline and the things happening around you in this next round of content. You'll have to figure out who you're loyal to as […]

DOOM Eternal Will Release On Nintendo Switch Next Week

DOOM Eternal Will Release On Nintendo Switch Next Week

Bethesda Softworks confirmed this morning that DOOM Eternal will officially come to the Nintendo Switch next week on December 8th, 2020. We already chatted earlier this month about how the game was going to be a digital-only release for the console, we just didn't have a date as to when it would finally come out. […]

DOOM Eternal On Nintendo Switch Will Only Be Digital

DOOM Eternal On Nintendo Switch Will Only Be Digital

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 Reveals Deathloop Will Be Released In May 2021

Bethesda Softworks Reveals Deathloop Will Be Released In May 2021

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 […]

Fallout 76s Steel Dawn Update Will Drop On December 1st

Fallout 76's Steel Dawn Update Will Drop On December 1st

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 […]

The Elder Scrolls Online: Markarth Gets A New Gameplay Trailer

The Elder Scrolls Online: Markarth Gets A New Gameplay Trailer

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 […]

Microsoft Announces Acquisition Of Bethesda Softworks Partent Company

Microsoft Announces Acquisition Of Bethesda Softworks' Partent Company

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 […]

DOOM Eternal For Nintendo Switch Is Close To Happening

DOOM Eternal For Nintendo Switch Is Close To Happening

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 […]

Bethesda Reveals The Markarth For The Elder Scrolls Online

Bethesda Reveals The Markarth For The Elder Scrolls Online

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! […]

Bethesda Drops A New Trailer For Deathloop During The PS5 Showcase

Bethesda Drops A New Trailer For Deathloop During The PS5 Showcase

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 Shows Of One Wasteland In Fallout 76

Bethesda Softworks Shows Of One Wasteland In Fallout 76

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 […]

For Some Reason Someone Put Skyrim On A Pregnancy Test

For Some Reason, Someone Put Skyrim On A Pregnancy Test

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 […]

Bethesda Softworks Reveals Details To 2020–2021 Quake Pro League

Bethesda Softworks Reveals Details To 2020–2021 Quake Pro League

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 […]

Bethesda Debuts New Trailer For DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods

Bethesda Debuts New Trailer For DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods

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 […]

Elder Scrolls Onlines Dark Heart Of Skyrim Gets New Dungeons

Elder Scrolls Online's Dark Heart Of Skyrim Gets New Dungeons

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 […]