Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle Preview

A beautiful new world to explore, a new game system to master, a host of new stories and characters to experience, and much more are coming in the High Isle Chapter of The Elder Scrolls Online. If you happened to miss the preview show (or want to rewatch it), check out the entire livestream below.

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The Elder Scrolls Online: 8th Anniversary

Eight years ago, today, The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) was released. I started ESO on April 1, 2020 and have since spent hundreds of hours playing it on Steam and Xbox. Needless to say, it quickly became my favorite video game. Since its inception, ESO has been overhauled, enhanced, and updated, making the game a fantastic experience for its millions of players. In honor of its eighth anniversary, let’s look at some of the major milestones in ESO history.

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Lord of Souls: An Elder Scrolls Novel

The Elder Scrolls is one of the most successful and influential video game series of all time. Greg Keyes was enlisted to expand on the rich lore of the Elder Scrolls universe through two novels: The Infernal City and Lord of Souls. Read on for my thoughts on the audiobook version of Lord of Souls.

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The Elder Scrolls — Zaneta’s Chronicles, Part One: Vvardenfell

Having sunk hundreds of hours into various video games in The Elder Scrolls franchise, I’m a massive fan of this series. Therefore, I’m always looking for different ways to immerse myself in the world that is The Elder Scrolls, whether it be through the soundtracks, tabletop games, or novels. With this in mind, I was eager to read The Elder Scrolls — Zaneta’s Chronicles, Part One: Vvardenfell by A.L. Zuniga. This book is the first in a trilogy about a character named Zaneta, and it is set in The Elder Scrolls’ universe.

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Book Review: The World Of The Witcher

The Witcher is one of the most influential and successful video game series of all time. Inspired by a series of best-selling books, The Witcher universe has become expansive, now including a hit TV show on Netflix entering its second season. The Witcher video games have sold well over 50 million copies, with more than 30 million of those sales attributed to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, a game so wildly popular that it keeps getting released on new video game systems, most notably, the Nintendo Switch, which is the version I’m currently playing. But if you’re new to this fantastical universe and you want to get caught up on all of the specifics, should you buy The World of the Witcher: Video Game Compendium? Read on for my thoughts.

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The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook

The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook is a beautifully bound hardback book that clocks in at nearly 200 pages and more than 70 easy-to-follow recipes so you can take in all of the diverse tastes of Tamriel. Released in 2019 by Insight Editions, this cookbook does a wonderful job of respecting its source material and providing gamers and foodies alike with a wealth of options to try at home. As a longtime fan of the Elder Scrolls franchise, I appreciate having the opportunity to create dishes I’ve only ever seen in the games. It’s a fascinating and brilliant bridge between Tamriel and reality. Yes, other cookbooks have done this in the past. However, the Elder Scrolls games are steeped in rich history and culture that goes beyond other titles – making this book feel like an artifact one might find and read in Skyrim, Oblivion, or Morrowind.

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