Missing.Matter writes: While Oculus faced backlash over its acquisition by Facebook in March, it's now facing its first legal challenge from game studio Zenimax, the parent company of id Software. According to Zenimax,while Carmack worked on R&D for Oculus he was still employed by Zenimax, and therefore "The proprietary technology and know-how Mr. Carmack developed when he was a ZeniMax employee, and used by Oculus, are owned by ZeniMax". Oculus has responded by calling Zenimax's position "ridiculous and absurd".
Missing.Matter writes: In a surprise move, Todd Howard of Bethesda announced the next chapter in the Elder Scrolls series: Skyrim. Details are sparse, but the company released a teaser which hints at the return of Dragons to Tamriel. According to the teaser, the game will be released on 11/11/11 and obviously be set in the Nordic province, Skyrim.