Skyrim isn't coming to Alexa...but this makes us wish it was

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Bethesda has had a busy E3 2018, announcing Elder Scrolls VI, showing off what Fallout 76 is actually going to look like and also revealing some new Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein VR action and new IP Starfield.

We don't know how much money Bethesda blew on this bit, but it is quite amusing to see the studio poke fun at itself and its many editions of Skyrim. Actually no, at least not the Alexa version, you can actually play Skyrim.

An Etch-a-Sketch
An Etch-a-Sketch

Of course, the longer Keegan-Michael Key destroys his home in the process of playing the game, it's clear that maybe voice-based gaming isn't the right fit for Skyrim. Skyrim Very Special Edition is a version of Bethesda's most-ported game for the Alexa, although it's fair to say it arrives in stripped-down form.

Then people found out they could play it. First you have to download the Skill, which is available from this link. What we saw in the Very Special Edition was quite similar to these MUDs, so much so that someone even made the comparison when I tweet that an Alexa RPG would be a good idea. Hopefully we can avoid any arrows to the knees this time around.

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