The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® Legendary Edition
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Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, experience the complete Skyrim collection with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® Legendary Edition. The Legendary Edition includes the original critically-acclaimed game, official add-ons – Dawnguard™, Hearthfire™, and Dragonborn™ – and added features like combat cameras, mounted combat, Legendary difficulty mode for hardcore players, and Legendary skills – enabling you to master every perk and level up your skills infinitely.
Live Another Life, In Another World
Play any type of character you can imagine, and do whatever you want; the freedom of choice, storytelling, and adventure of The Elder Scrolls comes to life in one legendary experience complete with added weapons, armor, spells, and shouts from all three official add-ons.
The Vampire Lord Harkon has returned to power. By using the Elder Scrolls, he seeks to do the unthinkable - to end the sun itself. Will you join the ancient order of the Dawnguard and stop him? Or will you become a Vampire Lord? In Dawnguard, the ultimate choice will be yours.
Purchase land and build your own home from the ground up - from a simple one-room cottage to a sprawling compound complete with an armory, alchemy laboratory, and more. Use all-new tools like the drafting table and carpenter’s workbench to turn stone, clay, and sawn logs into structures and furnishings. Even transform your house into a home by adopting children.
Journey off the coast of Morrowind, to the vast island of Solstheim.Traverse the ash wastes and glacial valleys of this new land as you become more powerful with shouts that bend the will of your enemies and even tame dragons. Your fate, and the fate of Solstheim, hangs in the balance as you face off against your deadliest adversary – the first Dragonborn.
A new-age rpgSeibitsu | Dec. 8, 2013 | See all Seibitsu's reviews »
Skyrim is one of those games that has many stuff to do so you can play it for hours and it offers you infinite possibilities as playing as a mage won't be the same as playing as a knight. The story of the game gives you mighty quests for epic dungeons, loads of monsters and unique rewards as well as killing dragons! It also contains the possibility to create your own weapons and armors, as well as enchanting them with loads of magic effects such as fire power or even poison. If you happen to get this game, pick aswell the dlcs as they contain really unique missions and stuff, and also habilities like becoming a vampire lord. In general, Elder Scrolls has aged well and if you enjoyed playing Oblivion and Morriwind you'll definetely like this. Forgot to mention the PC version allows you to install your own mods so you can have even more armors, weapons, quest and even new worlds.
A fun and immersive RPG you'll never get tired of.icole8 | Dec. 6, 2013 | See all icole8's reviews »
This game is awesome. I repeat, awesome.
Want to be an indomitable warrior who charges into battle armed with a greatsword, throwing Shouts here and there to scatter your foes? You can.
Want to be a sly rogue who moves in the shadows, then comes out of nowhere to end the lives of dragons with several sneak attacks? You can.
A mage who turns ice, lightning and fire into instruments of death, or raises undead servants and dremora to serve him/her? Perhaps even a supporting healer who keeps his/her followers healthy through spells without raising a weapon themselves? You can.
Or maybe, the ways of combat are not for you, and you prefer being a merchant who travels from town to town, seeking out items to buy and sell? Yes, you can!
Skyrim allows you to do almost everything and anything you wish - it's easy to waste hours and hours playing the game. However, it does have flaws; the most notable one for me being just how biased the game was in favor of rogue/mage classes on higher difficulties. You simply cannot play as a warrior on Legendary, as there are foes that can and will decimate you unless you play your cards right.
Otherwise, it's a great game you should buy, if you haven't yet.
The best game I've ever playedBytrine | Dec. 1, 2013 | See all Bytrine's reviews »
Don't let the nay-sayers get to you when they say how horrible this game is, and how overrated it is. Because, quite simply, they're wrong. The game is visually stunning and HUGE which creates for a lot of gameplay time. Not only that, the game is so well detailed that it is what you'd expect vikings to look, live, and feel like - as if you were alive during norse times. Aside from fantastic looking graphics, the game has a lot of possibilities combat wise. Want to wield sword and shield? Go ahead. Maybe just a sword? Maybe two swords? Maybe even a greatsword? Or a sword and spell? Go for it. There are so many weapon combinations I could get lost. There is a lot of equipment for you to scavenge for! The spell animations and spell variety are astounding, too - it's virtually limitless. To top off having swords and spells and armor, you have an ability to "shout". Which is basically you yelling and a power happens based on whatever "shout" you have equipped - and there are a TON of shouts that you can upgrade three times. This game has so much to do, it's as if it is a Grand Theft Auto based on fantasy. You have all your side missions which can accumulate up to 100+ hours of gameplay, then you have your guild missions which accumulate up to 300+ hours of gameplay, then you finally reach the main quest which is about 50+ hours of gameplay. It's almost endless! However, there are a few niches in this game, too. You get a lot of bugs and glitches in this game, which is understandable, but is still inconvenient. Animations to attacks and parries are stiff, too which is unfortunate. You also have a really shallow, poorly written, boring main storyline which doesn't draw you in at all, and forces all the side activities to make up for it. Which isn't really good because story is what makes a game. Lastly, your decisions DO NOT AFFECT THE GAME WORLD AT ALL. How can you call this an RPG when you defeat the stormcloaks or imperial army and the general populace believes its still going on? And how no one ever comments on the fact the civil war is over? And wouldn't you think whatever side you chose, more of the faction would come and government would change? Especially the world in itself? The game IS good, but has many loopholes and flaws which could easily be fixed and improved if Bethesda was to partner up with BioWare and use their writers, cinematics, and animations.
Best Elder scrolls to datemwirmm | Nov. 27, 2013 | See all mwirmm's reviews »
People can hype up Morrowind as much as they want, but the fact is..morrowind mechanics are otudated, so is the graphics. Skyrim is simply more fun.
They did cut a few corners though to make that possible, Morrowinds world still feels slightly more substantial. But skyrims fun factor more than makes up for it.
The improvements are many:
Shouts - For once in a morrowind game you can duel weild and still use dynamic magic that keeps combat exciting.
Missions - Missions feel less repetetive than in oblivion, and for one theres no majorly boring grind in the middle of the main plot like there was in Oblivion
Graphics and art design - Easily the best in the series, Skyrim graphics are top notch, ESPECIALLY when you add a few mods in the Mix. Art design is also amazing with creatures, towns and dragons all looking amazing!
Crafting - Long missing from the elder scrolls series, finally introduced in Skyrim. Brings alot more out of the smithing skill.
Levelling system - THE MOST IMPROVED ASPECT IN ELDER SCROLLS - The past leveling systems required WAY TO MUCH PLANNING and GRINDING in order to make your character as powerful as possible. The leveling system is now much more streamlined and not as punishing!
Skyrim is a massive achievement in gaming, anyone giving this a score under 90 is not appreciating the amount of work needed to create such a mssive gameworld. No other game comes even close
Great Work Bethesdabrandonm87 | Nov. 24, 2013 | See all brandonm87's reviews »
This game lands between the Morrowind and Oblivion for me, its not as loose as Morrowind was where you could just find legendary artifacts at level 5 and use them, but its not as bad as Oblivion where everything scaled to your level either.The character detail is amazing in the game, the scenery graphics require texture packs to make gorgeous due tot the game being made for consoles but they are quickly downloaded from steam workshop so it is no hassle at all. When you have them activated, Skyrim is truly a beauty to behold!