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Bethesda Softworks

The Bethesda Softworks division, founded in 1986, has a long history of success as a developer and publisher of award-winning video games for PCs, Sony’s PlayStation®, PlayStation® 2, and Microsoft’s Xbox®, and has games in development for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® Portable (PSP), Nintendo DS, and other next generation consoles.

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Bethesda sues over Westworld mobile game

Publisher alleges that Fallout Shelter developer Behaviour Interactive re-used copyrighted code when it created "blatant rip-off" for Warner Bros.

Bethesda to raise money for charity by selling Fallout 76 trailer song

Proceeds from new version of John Denver's Country Roads will go to Habitat for Humanity

E3 Roundtable: E3 2018 showed an industry on the brink of change

Games-as-a-service drained life out of the show floor, while the major publishers all gestured toward streaming and the next generation

The Elder Scrolls VI is still in pre-production, not yet "playable"

Long awaited sequel is still a way off despite E3 showing, Starfield is both playable and in full production

E3 Roundtable: Microsoft's first-party intent, EA's loot box lament

Microsoft's flurry of studio acquisitions lit up E3's opening weekend, Bethesda showed every ace in its hand, and EA promised to do better

E3 2018: Watch the Bethesda press conference here

After an uneven last 12 months, Bethesda has started confidently with Rage 2 and a new Fallout game - but what else does it have in store?

The Elder Scrolls: Legends development switched to Sparkypants Studios

Transition away from Dire Wolf Studios will include new client, UI, and visuals, same game design

Bethesda stream for new Fallout game pulls 2m unique viewers

“We have had over two million unique visitors to this stream to watch, I don't know what, nothing,” said Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard

Bethesda calls in Just Cause studio Avalanche to co-develop Rage 2

Original developer id Software still involved, but not-so-surprise sequel will also benefit from Mad Max team

Bethesda names Roy Campbell as new UK MD

Former THQ, Virgin boss has been consulting with Wolfenstein publisher over the past year

BattleCry Studios becomes third Bethesda Game Studios office

Development capacity expanded at Fallout and Elder Scrolls developer

Metacritic ranks Bethesda as top-rated big publisher of 2017

Nicalis takes top-spot for best mid-sized publisher while EA comes in at fifth place after it "fell precipitously" last year

Bethesda donates $100,000 to scholarship program for women and minority students

Wolfenstein publisher claims to have made the largest donation in ESA Foundation's history

Adding multiplayer would "dilute" Wolfenstein's storytelling

MachineGames' Tommy Tordsson Björk on the benefits of single-player focus to "pushing the boundaries" in The New Colossus

The Evil Within 2: Critical Consensus

Bethesda remains committed to single-player AAA games, and most critics agree that Tango Gameworks' sequel is a big improvement

"It's disturbing that Wolfenstein can be considered a controversial political statement"

Bethesda marketing boss Pete Hines discusses publisher's marketing for upcoming anti-Nazi shooter

Splash Damage's Brink is now "Free to Play" on Steam

The Bethesda-published FPS has apparently switched business model, but only on PC

Arkane Studios: "Lots of people have done elves and dwarves. F*** that"

Dishonored creative director Harvey Smith offers advice on how to create a distinct and memorable fictional universe

Bethesda drops premium DLC model for Doom

All multiplayer expansion packs will now be free

Dion sues ZeniMax over Fallout 4 ad

Singer-songwriter upset by hit song "The Wanderer" appearing in "repugnant" ad without proper consent

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  • 1370 Piccard Drive, Suite 120
  • Rockville
  • Maryland
  • 20850

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Rockville, US

  • 1370 Piccard Drive, Suite 120
  • Rockville
  • Maryland
  • 20850
  • United States

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ZeniMax Europe Ltd

  • Grafton House
    2-3 Golden Square
  • London
  • W1F 9HR
  • United Kingdom

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