11/11/11 Release Date
I know we have a thread, but given how old it is and it's mostly discussion, I think we'll be better off with a new one.
The fifth game in the series was announced at the Video Game Awards tonight.
A crappy video until we get something better on YouTube.
There hasn't been much other information. Skyrim has been a rumored setting for years now. You can get a breakdown of the trailer here on the official Elder Scrolls forum.
Oblivion broke my heart, so I will wait for now to be really excited.
... I say that, but I want to believe.
Visit the Skyrim page at the UESP wiki for a good overview of what we currently know about the province of Skyrim. Of course, Bethesda is not afraid to retcon their world, but we have to start somewhere.
This Joystiq post from August[/url]]Additionally, he pointed out that the upcoming project will run on existing consoles and is built on the same engine that powered Oblivion and Fallout 3. "That's our starting point -- the Fallout 3 tech. It started with Morrowind, we went to Oblivion, we did a lot between Oblivion and Fallout 3 because now we had final hardware -- with Oblivion we had six months on final hardware, so Fallout 3 technically does a lot more than Oblivion. The new stuff is an even bigger jump from that,"