Bethesda announced this week that they are opening a new office in Sydney, Australia. Presumably, the office (under one Simon Alty) will act to advocate for Bethesda’s titles in light of Australia’s rather restrictive games rating system.
The Elder Scrolls Online
Also, Massively took a look at how TESO’s developers plan to address a common MMORPG pitfall, colloquially referred to as the “hybrid penalty”.
The Evil Within
Yeah, it still looks terrifying.
A group of former The Elder Scrolls modders have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their own, new, open-world fantasy RPG: Unwritten: Echoes of Twilight. They’re apparently using Havok’s Vision Engine to build it.
And OpenMW had another productive week. Their OpenCS construction tool is the focus of their most recent site update, and darn if it doesn’t sound like a powerful utility.