TRAILER | PC Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | 8:10 PM

Beta and trailer for The Elder Scrolls

Beta and trailer for The Elder Scrolls

Registration for the beta of The Elder Scrolls Online are open. To celebrate Zenimax offers a superb cinematic trailer. It helps to set the mood.

Trailer
Alliance Cinematic (HQ)

All comments

Commented on 2013-01-22 20:40:28
Awesome cinematic trailer, loved the rogue character on design and his awesome mobility (my type of character) but I hate it how false advertised they make them in CGI but in gameplay they suck badly.

Yes, great CGI.
Commented on 2013-01-22 20:58:33
Gotta love how this trailer has art direction, especially in terms of characters, that is like a bajillion times better than Skyrim :P

Really nice trailer though :)
Commented on 2013-01-22 21:08:05
ye well, pretty sure this is gonna be the only good thing about this game... cinematic(s)...
Commented on 2013-01-22 21:45:02
Anyone think of Dishonored after seeing that Assassin go badass? As well as that ominous plague rat tune.
Commented on 2013-01-22 22:59:05 In reply to TheVice
Posted by TheVice
ye well, pretty sure this is gonna be the only good thing about this game... cinematic(s)...
Based on what, that it's an MMO?
Commented on 2013-01-23 00:57:43
A CGI movie would be so bad ass.
Commented on 2013-01-23 01:00:51
you like bad asses? lol
Commented on 2013-01-23 03:11:47
Although an Elder Scrolls MMO doesn't do it for me, I REALLY hope Bethesda is working on hard on ES VI for next gen right now. That would be the perfect game to jump into the next generation with!
Commented on 2013-01-23 07:28:03 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Based on what, that it's an MMO?
That and also all possible ingame videos and screenshots with horrible graphics, ugly characters etc. Yes, maybe original games are plagued with not-so-pretty characters either, but at least we can mod it. Will we be able to mod this? Oh I SO doubt that.
Commented on 2013-01-23 09:05:27
I really get into ... i dont know a word to describe my feeling. I like wizards and mages but i am fan of NORD so i really enjoyed with Warrior class that big man with giant weapons...
I really want to buy it . and i hope it dont get much false advertisement.
PS: Did you notice that tower which stands for cyrodil of imperials . its gonna be lot of fun.
Commented on 2013-01-23 13:30:55
the old republic has some nice CGI trailers aswell - didn't improve the game
Commented on 2013-01-23 14:22:16
I dont have any hope for this what so ever, but i will try it out to see if it can surprise me.
Commented on 2013-01-23 14:23:33
Like CGI's ? Well, check out the new Starcraft Op then:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8U66eA-Hio
(and if you do be sure to watch it in 1080p)
Though this one's pretty good too. Really liked it.
Commented on 2013-01-23 14:41:22
The CGI looked great... other wise I thought this a pretty stupid trailer. Not to mention the direction and editing was terrible.

I hate this fad in editing where it's basically like "let's see how many frantic cuts we can make".

I dunno, I guess people like that.
Commented on 2013-01-23 15:04:55 In reply to TheVice
Posted by b0vril
The CGI looked great... other wise I thought this a pretty stupid trailer. Not to mention the direction and editing was terrible.

I hate this fad in editing where it's basically like "let's see how many frantic cuts we can make".

I dunno, I guess people like that.
Yeah, bugs me by far more in movies though. Still thought this was ok. It wasn't to the degree where it's hard to keep track of who is doing what :P
Posted by TheVice
That and also all possible ingame videos and screenshots with horrible graphics, ugly characters etc. Yes, maybe original games are plagued with not-so-pretty characters either, but at least we can mod it. Will we be able to mod this? Oh I SO doubt that.
Horrible graphics? Somewhat more stylized i'd agree but also made for scaling, so that as many players as possible can play. On the whole, for an MMORPG i think it looks alright. Not stunning, but alright. Also i don't see how mods make the original product any better. Preferable perhaps, but that's just the community fixing what bethesda cocked up. You can't give the game itself credit for that.
Commented on 2013-01-23 18:09:47
Now if we can get games looking like this, would be very impressive, maybe a few years away though.
Commented on 2013-01-24 03:20:35
I found their sign-up bullshit meter convenient.

Everyone, including myself knows that I'm not getting in.
Commented on 2013-01-24 22:48:51 In reply to homererotica
Posted by homererotica
Now if we can get games looking like this, would be very impressive, maybe a few years away though.
i think we will see games with this fidelity in graphics within 5-10 years... at least at the end of the next console generation
Commented on 2013-01-24 22:52:57 In reply to rezehnder
Posted by rezehnder
i think we will see games with this fidelity in graphics within 5-10 years... at least at the end of the next console generation
Seriously, don't expect too much. I mean to achieve the polygons and textures, no big deal, but managing the rendering and post processing...no, even if we assume Moore's law keeps chugging along, which it's not guaranteed to do, you won't be able to raytrace in real time at anywhere near that kind of quality even in 10 years time. I imagine that there will be workarounds that produce results that at a cursory glance might look similar but nah...there's a reason why a single frame of sweet CG takes several hours to render.

If we assume something like 8 cycles of moore's law it'll still take upwards to 10 minutes to render one frame. That's a pretty far cry from a minimum of 30 FPS. Now obviously software improvements and computer configurations will change over that time, but i think those kinds of graphics in real time are not probable in 10 years.

edit: As i read through this again i realize that my math is incredibly flawed. Now i feel stupid :P

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