Game Engine Announced

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5 years ago#1
TES V Game Engine December 13, 2010
Previous announcements have stated that TES V would be built on a new version of the Gamebryo engine used in Oblivion and Fallout 3/New Vegas, but a Tweet from Bethesda Community Manager Nick Breckon stated, "We can now confirm that the TES V: Skyrim engine is all-new. And it looks fantastic." A followup answer stated that the engine was "a new graphics/gameplay engine built internally" and that more details would be forthcoming.

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5 years ago#2
I wont be satisfied until i see screenshots.
5 years ago#3
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5 years ago#4

Perhaps of note for engine worries, in the most recent Bethesda podcast, ( ), Todd Howard said that they "started designing the game after Oblivion". I don't know if that means anything for anyone on the board, (as I don't know how long it takes to build a new game engine), but I just thought it might be worthy of notice.

Not much in the podcast though other than that little tidbit and teasing that a lot of things will be revealed in the next months Game Informer.

5 years ago#5
We'll probably have to wait until mid January for screen shots when they have their big article in the February Game Informer.

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5 years ago#6
I wont be satisfied until i see screenshots.

This, I hope we get some soon, and not just like two. At least three.

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5 years ago#7
I say we will see some soon... Possible with the next issue of Game Informer since they did a 2 page write up on the older Elder Scrolls games.
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5 years ago#8
"The key to each Elder Scrolls title is reinvention. We actually start over each time. This takes awhile but we feel it's essential to the series and it's popularity." - Todd Howard
5 years ago#9

From: rmx25 | #002
I wont be satisfied until i see screenshots.

You mean gameplay footage?

Oblivion looks good in screenshots, it gets worse when it's in motion.
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5 years ago#10
I thought this was commonly known since the 13th, but okay.
I think the tweet was made on the 12th even...

Oh well.

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