The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®

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Top 50 title:


" of the most fully-realized, easily enjoyable, and utterly engrossing role-playing games ever made." -

"A vast and gorgeous world of exciting possibilities, fascinating places, engrossing adventures and flying lizards." -

The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose.

The Empire of Tamriel is on the edge. The High King of Skyrim has been murdered. Alliances form as claims to the throne are made. In the midst of this conflict, a far more dangerous, ancient evil is awakened. Dragons, long lost to the passages of the Elder Scrolls, have returned to Tamriel. The future of Skyrim, even the Empire itself, hangs in the balance as they wait for the prophesized Dragonborn to come; a hero born with the power of The Voice, and the only one who can stand amongst the dragons.

Key Features:

  • Epic Fantasy Reborn:

    The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose.

  • Live Another Life, In Another World:

    Play any type of character you can imagine, and do whatever you want; the legendary freedom of choice, storytelling, and adventure of The Elder Scrolls is realized like never before.

  • All New Graphics And Gameplay Engine:

    Skyrim’s new game engine brings to life a complete virtual world with rolling clouds, rugged mountains, bustling cities, lush fields, and ancient dungeons.

  • You Are What You Play:

    Choose from hundreds of weapons, spells, and abilities. The new character system allows you to play any way you want and define yourself through your actions.

  • Dragons Return:

    Battle ancient dragons like you’ve never seen. As Dragonborn, learn their secrets and harness their power for yourself.

Customer reviews


Just in Case You Haven't Managed to Play Here is a Review

tedesco75 | Sept. 15, 2014 | See all tedesco75's reviews »

Skyrim is great. Let's just get that out of the way. The setting ranges from stunning mountain vistas to rainy marshes and open fields. It is a bit more rugged than its predecessor Oblivion and that is only a good thing. Gone are the boring idyllic fields and flat terrain. Skyrim as a place feels hostile and inhospitable even if the game isn't

The game is basically a character simulator you can be anything you want, and if you want you can be everything. This is where the major problems in this game arise. You have so much choice that you can literally be everything to everyone which breaks down some of the world building that the developers worked so hard to create.

There are a myriad of more minor technical issues with this game as well. The character models are not great, very wooden and stiff but they work. There are a number of other weird and fun glitches that you can find but overall these tend to be amusing and whimsical rather than outright annoying.

The story is so-so. You aren't playing and Elder Scrolls game for the story anyway (at least I don't) so it's no real loss. But it involves some mythical stuff and dragons. Very epic, if not very original.

Overall despite its (numerous) flaws Skyrim still manages to be a ton of fun and is probably the best Elder Scrolls game so far.


Fun for a While

ImSoAw3some | Sept. 6, 2014 | See all ImSoAw3some's reviews »

This game is really, really good and I recommend the purchase to anyone. However, after about 60 hours, it got kind of stale. The gameplay started to feel like "Talk to X person. Go to X dungeon and slay X monster or collect X item. Then return to X person and collect X amount of gold."

However, I'm not saying this is a bad game. I just don't think it was QUITE as good as everyone said (I still think this game deserves a metascore 85+ though).

I'll talk about what I really liked now. I really liked the skill tree and customisation to your character, whether it be with upgrading perks or finding new, powerful items, or learning new spells. There was so much variety to what you can do, it's really amazing and it didn't feel overwhelming at all either. You can take out enemies in different ways, such as casting fire spells, hitting them with a sword, shooting them with a bow, or shouting them off a cliff(yes).

The open world was great and the DLC was really worth it. It adds so much to the game (a whole new island to explore, the ability to buy a house, and a quest line dedicated to either being or killing vampires). There are so many places to explore and so much to do even if you don't buy the DLC.

Mods. There are so many community made mods to add even more content to this already content full game. Personally I never downloaded any, but that really just shows how much there already is to do. And I'm not even near close to getting done with the game after almost 70 hours.

There are a few minor bugs, but they all have the easy fix of reverting to a slightly earlier save (at least for me).

Overall, this game really is great, and it seems like I'm the only one who though it got a little stale after a while. But don't take that the wrong way, it's still a really good game and I supposed it could be said about anything. The combat, variety, exploration, adventure, quests, and dungeons are all really fun.


A must-play

Fourclops | Aug. 31, 2014 | See all Fourclops's reviews »

I'm not a big fan of RPG games, but Skyrim is a little exception. The game has an amazing and rich story, full of side quest that let you take your own path to the end of the game. It also has a LOT of extra content, which will entertain you for quite a while. But I gotta admit, I'm not into crafting and cooking in these kind of games, so it was sometimes frustating for me, but anyone who likes those things would totally love it.


Epicness in a bottle

Archer89 | Aug. 30, 2014 | See all Archer89's reviews »

Ever since Skyrim came out I wanted to play it but I did not have a good enough computer where I could play it with high specs. Recently I found a great deal here for Skyrim and having bought my new gaming laptop I bought it for 3 euros! The deal was insane. I am a big RPG fan. I have played earlier Elder Scrolls versions (III and IV) also the Gothic series (I,II,NotR,III), Fallout (I,II,III,NV) and I was captured by this game's beauty. I am not talking about its graphics (which are amazing don't get me wrong!) but also from its combat, stealth and interaction systems.

The only reason I gave this beauty a 98 was because the game itself had a bug that the only way to be fixed was for me to download a mod (note I am playing on steam so I was playing the latest patch) and the mod was Green water fix as I could not see underwater. Also I did not like the fact that they did not add the ability for the hero to climb and I do not mean rope climbing. I mean cases where there is an obstacle around your height and the hero should just grab the top and help him/her self up. (see Gothic series). It is nothing major but for me they should had added it. Apart from those two things I loved the game. I bought it not even a week ago and I already have 45 hours played but it feels like I haven't even completed one tenth of the game!!

I would make a bigger review but I don't want to waste any more of my free time away from Skyrim. So long!


I'm trapped, please send help

Clockwerk23 | Aug. 26, 2014 | See all Clockwerk23's reviews »

Journal Entry #12: I used to date these things, but I haven't a clue what day it is anymore. This morning I awoke with a start in a bed roll beside a river. Another nightmare, I'm afraid. They have become increasingly frequent as of late. I'm cold and sore and alone and I have a bad headache. I must have drank myself to sleep last night. Otherwise I wouldn't have slept in my Dwarven armor again. My untrimmed beard suggests that I have been living like this for weeks, but every time I wake I can't keep myself from looking beside me, at the spot where she used to be. Where she still would be if I hadn't...if I hadn't killed her.

Lydia, my darling. come back to me. You and I were meant to spend eternity together; routing bandits, gathering wildflowers, traveling through the country...together. But I took that away from us. You should have just left the Draugr Deathlord to me...I could've taken care of him. Yet you always tried to protect me, and as I prepared to trade one final blow with the monster you stepped in, protecting me from his ax, but intercepting my blow as well. I took your life. I took our happiness.

My life has become meaningless. I have stopped eating altogether, and only drink mead. It's becoming the only way to get any sleep. I'm not even trying to survive anymore, but Death is reluctant to visit me. I have considered just walking into the river and leaving this world behind, but deep down inside I know that I cannot. I must accept my punishment. Come and get me, Lydia. Please, I need to be with you again.