The Elder Scrolls Travels

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The Elder Scrolls Travels is a series of portable role-playing video games in the Elder Scrolls series, primarily developed and published by Vir2L Studios. The series consists of Stormhold (2003), Dawnstar (2004) and Shadowkey (2004).

Stormhold

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Stormhold
Developer(s) Vir2L Studios
Publisher(s) Vir2L Studios
Designer(s) Bethesda Softworks
Platform(s) J2ME, BREW
Release August 1, 2003
Genre(s) Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Stormhold is a role-playing video game developed exclusively for J2ME and BREW devices, in the style of the games from the main The Elder Scrolls series. Like the other two titles in the Elder Scrolls Travels series, it was developed and published by Vir2L Studios. The game was released on August 1, 2003.

Dawnstar

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Dawnstar
Developer(s) Vir2L Studios
Publisher(s) Vir2L Studios
Designer(s) Bethesda Softworks
Platform(s) J2ME, BREW
Release August 26, 2004
Genre(s) Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Dawnstar is a role-playing video game developed exclusively for J2ME and BREW devices, in the style of the games from the main The Elder Scrolls series. Like the other two titles in The Elder Scrolls Travels series, it was developed and published by Vir2L Studios. The game was released on August 26, 2004.

Shadowkey

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey
Developer(s) Vir2L Studios, TKO Software[1]
Publisher(s) Vir2L Studios, Nokia
Designer(s) Bethesda Softworks
Platform(s) N-Gage
Release November 11, 2004
Genre(s) Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey is a role-playing video game developed by Vir2L Studios exclusively for the Nokia N-Gage. Part of the Elder Scrolls Travels series, it was released in November 2004 and is the first and only Elder Scrolls game to be released on a handheld game console. Like the other two titles in The Elder Scrolls Travels series, it was developed and published by Vir2L Studios, this time with additional work by TKO Software on the game's mutiplayer features and additional publishing by Nokia.

Gameplay

Gameplay is handled with the numeric touchpad on the right side of the N-Gage as well as the normal game action keys. Additionally, this game allowed (via Bluetooth) 1-4 player co-operative gameplay. The player or players could create or use characters from the Argonian, Breton, Dark Elf, High Elf, Khajiit, Imperial, Nord, Redguard, and Wood Elf races in game (These are the names used in the game manual itself). The classes available are Assassin, Barbarian, Battlemage, Knight, Nightblade, Rogue, Spellsword, Sorcerer, and Thief.

Reception

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 55.91%[2]
Review score
Publication Score
GameSpot 6.1/10[3]

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey received generally mixed-to-negative reviews from critics, and currently holds a score of 55.91% on GameRankings, the lowest ranking score for any Elder Scrolls game to date. Avery Score of Gamespot criticised the game's controls, combat system and short draw distance, feeling the gameplay to be "crippled" by N-Gage's technological limitations. He also dismissed the storyline as "unremarkable", but praised the game's co-op multiplayer mode and the use of the soundtrack from Morrowind.[3]

Oblivion

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Oblivion
Developer(s) Climax Group London
Publisher(s) Bethesda softworks, Zenimax media
Designer(s) Bethesda Softworks
Platform(s) PSP
Release -
Genre(s) Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Oblivion is a role-playing video game developed exclusively for PSP devices, in the style of the games from the main The Elder Scrolls series. This game was never released. 5 Beta builds can be found online.

References

  1. ^ "The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey Comes To The N-Gage Platform". vir2l.com. May 3, 2004. Archived from the original on July 17, 2004. Retrieved September 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey". GameRankings. Retrieved 3 February 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey Review". Gamespot. Retrieved 3 February 2017. 
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