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Bethesda Softworks, LCC is a developer and publisher of computer and video games. Founded in 1986 in Bethesda, Maryland, Bethesda Softworks has a long history of PC and console games. With a broad panoply of games in role-playing, racing, simulation, and sports, Bethesda Softworks' major franchises are distributed worldwide. Though they are best known for the Elder Scrolls series (which they own) Bethesda Softworks also produced a number of other games including a few based on the Star Trek franchise.