Geek Trivia

Skyrim Features An Easter Egg Homage To The Developer Of Which Video Game?

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Legend of Zelda
Final Fantasy
Minecraft
The First Independent Console Video Game Developer Was?

Answer: Minecraft

Although there was a lawsuit in 2012 between Bethesda Softworks (the creators of Skyrim) and Mojang (the company behind Minecraft) over one of Mojang’s upcoming projects called Scrolls (specifically that The Elder Scrolls was a trademark owned by Bethesda), there were clearly no hard feelings between the actual developers behind the respective projects. Skyrim developers snuck a little Easter Egg into a Skyrim update, a “notched pickaxe” that raises the wielders smithing abilities, a clear nod to Minecraft’s lead developer Markus “Notch” Persson and his world-“smithing” mega hit Minecraft.

Image courtesy of Bethesda Softworks.