Elder Scrolls Blades will get me playing games on my iPhone again for one simple reason

CNET | 6/13/2018 | Eric Franklin
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One-handed dungeon-ing is something I never knew I wanted until now.

There are big sequels for Fallout, Doom, Quake and Elder Scrolls coming to PC, Xbox and PS4 in next few months -- and years -- but all I care about is Elder Scrolls Blades, the new free-to-play iOS and Android RPG. And I only care about it because of one single brilliant feature: The ability to play the game in portrait mode.

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But let's back up a bit. Blades was one of several jaw-dropping announcements at Bethesda's E3 press conference earlier this week -- a presentation that also included Fallout 76 and a tease for a totally new space game called Starfield. And the developer also announced Elder Scrolls VI, the next installment of its beloved fantasy series. But before we get that PC-centric sequel to Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim, we're getting Elder Scrolls Blades, a mobile game set in the Elder Scrolls universe, scheduled to hit later this year.

And that's the one I'll be playing. And yes, you can tilt your phone on its side and play in landscape mode, if you'd like. But Bethesda's decision to allow you to play the game in portrait mode was inspired. A portrait mode lets you easily play the game with one hand while your other hand is completely free. Why is this such a huge deal for me? It has everything to do with what my other hand will be doing while playing. And yes, I promise this post is completely safe for work.

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I haven't regularly played a game on my iPhone since 2016. Back then, my game of choice was Hearthstone. I played it a lot. While the PC version of the game is still my favorite, I loved it even more when it came to iPad and I could play...
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