Posts Tagged ‘Skyrim’

New Skyrim DLC: Heathfire

New Skyrim DLC: Heathfire

Well, the latest expansion for Skyrim came out on the Xbox 360 this week: The home moding DLC “Hearthfire”. Non-PC gamers around the world rejoiced “Finally! We can create cool houses and epic hideouts too!” I myself was amongst the jovial chorus, so I happily shelled out five dollars and sat by my TV, face aglow, as it downloaded. And much like a child who opens a box on Christmas morning only to find it filled with socks, the result was not what I expected.

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Invites for the Dawnguard Beta were sent out this week, and out of the thousands of people who applied, only 0.5% of the applicants were accepted. Sadly, I was not among them. Ever since I first saw the trailer for the new Skyrim DLC, felt like an 8 year old waiting for Christmas morning. Luckily the tentative release date for the expansion is June 26, so I and all the other aspiring crossbow wielding vampires don’t have much longer to wait. But despite the hype, not too many people really know what the expansion is about. Here’s a quick overview of some of the things you can expect to see.

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