Bethesda Softworks

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Bethesda Softworks
Company typeSub-Studio
IndustryVideo Games
FoundedBethesda, Maryland (1986)
FounderChristopher Weaver Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersRockville, Maryland, U.S.A
Key people
Vlatko Andonov, President
Todd Howard, Executive Producer and Game Director (Bethesda Game Studios)
Ashley Cheng, Production Director (Bethesda Game Studios)
ProductsThe Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wayne Gretzki (series)
OwnerFox Entertainment Group
ParentZeniMax Media

Bethesda Softworks is an American video-games company. It was founded in the city of Bethesda, Maryland, but the headquarters are in Rockville, Maryland.

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Bethesda Softworks created its first video game in 1989, named Gridiron. From this game, they got a contract to make more popular games such as Terminator and the Wayne Gretzki series. A few games made by Bethesda won the Game of the Year Award, such as Fallout and The Elder Scrolls series. This second series consisted of 6 games: Arena, Daggerfall, Redguard, Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim.

Bethesda Game Studios[change | change source]

Bethesda Game Studios (BGS) is the award-winning, in-house development team at Bethesda Softworks led by game director and executive producer Todd Howard.

In the past, not all BGS titles were published by the Softworks division. However, beginning with The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for the PlayStation 3, Bethesda Softworks began publishing all Bethesda Game Studios games.

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