The lights are on
One picture may be worth a thousand words, but even that isn’t enough to convey the breadth of ZeniMax’s new MMO.
Yesterday you got a glimpse of Game Informer’s June cover story, Elder Scrolls Online. Today, we give you an exclusive first look at what the game will look like in action.
What’s going on here? In this image, you can see a couple player characters battling some Storm Atronachs. Storm Atronach are a species of daedra (divine creatures that come from magical dimensions) that are constructed from stone and held together by magic. The most powerful of all the atronachs, Storm Atronach are immune to normal weapons and shock attacks, are resistant to poisons, and can reflect spells back at their caster.
Is that all?Behind the battle is a series of daedric ruins. These great towers were built long ago by an ancient race of people, but they’re not the only landmarks players will discover throughout their journey. As players travel through Skyrim, Morrowind, Cyrodiil, and the rest of Tamriel they will encounter various dwarven ruins, ancient nordic tombs, decayed dwemer buildings, and many other ancient locales, some of which players may have discovered in previous Elder Scrolls games.
I still want more!We know you do, but that’s all for today. If you missed it, Elder Scrolls Online’s first teaser trailer released earlier today, and check back next week for more exclusive Elder Scrolls content.
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Bethesda is going to ruin their name.
that looks awful. it looks like Oblivion on low settings. c'mon, at least put up a bullshot as your first screenshot.
It seems to be awful. it seems to be like Oblivion on lower settings. c'mon, no less than put up a bullshot as your first screenshot.
OMG, i hope it will come out soon!!!
This is why I've never been keen on MMOs. Comparing Skyrim's visuals to this is painful =/
I hate how there seems to be a rule against good looking MMOs.
Still, as much as I adore the Elder Scrolls series, and as little as I regret the hundreds of hours I've spent on their games... the only way I will go for this is if it pulls a Guild Wars and requires no monthly fee. If it does, I'll just buy Skyrim again for the PC and enjoy the millions of mods that are created by the community. All in all, the mods will probably provide more content than the MMO. Just as a lonely experience. But maybe there's a mod for that.
the graphics detear me just a bit
These atronachs look more like Stone Golems to me (much like the ones from Dragon Age).
I really hope this game doesn't indicate the decline of the Elder Scrolls series.
wait have they announced when its coming out?
Guild Wars 2 can't even compare to The Elder Scrolls. Also, graphics aren't everything. SWTOR's graphics aren't really anything special, but it's an incredible game. So far, and this is still the very first screenshot we have see, it looks pretty good. I'll play it just because it's Elder Scrolls. Some said that Guild Wars 2 would be the WOW killer. Some said that SWTOR would be the WOW killer. Now this is coming out. If anything could kill WOW, it would be the Elder Scrolls.
Pc only...Oh well,not that much of a online person anyways.
I'm excited, and yet sad, about this game. I know it will be a great game, but I won't get to play. I don't have internet, or a PC that will be able to run this game. :(
I'm not sold on this at all yet. I need a lot of convincing.
No first person or real time combat? grr!!!! most of cyrodiil being a battle ground for a huge war has definetly peaked my intrest however. Make it free to play or a one time purchase like GW2 and im on board.
I'm not wasting my time on this
I don't know yet if I'm okay with this. I hope this is as good as the single player Elder Scrolls games. I really really want it to be. *fingers crossed*