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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by Bethesda Softworks

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 74.
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  • Platform: PC
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Developer: Bethesda Softworks
  • Category: Role-Playing
  • Download Size:2.45MB
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Product Details:

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.

Specifications:

Minimum

Connectivity
Internet access for Steam activation
Hard Drive Space
6GB free HDD Space
Operating System
Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
Processor
Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
RAM
2GB System RAM
Video Card
Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM

Recommended

Connectivity
Internet access for Steam activation
Hard Drive Space
6GB free HDD space
Operating System
Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
Processor
Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
RAM
4GB System RAM
Video Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible NVIDIA or AMD ATI video card with 1GB of RAM (Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or higher (i.e GTX550Ti); ATI Radeon 4890 or higher).

Important Information:

If you are a fan of The Elder Scrolls franchise, check out all the latest The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind games and accessories available for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC now.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jaymoney's Review In the land of Skyrim anything goes; well, mostly. You can occasionally kill a dragon in the middle of town and nobody bats an eye. If you were to kill a chicken, everybody in that town will come at you with the intent of ending your life. There are so many missions it would almost be impossible to complete them all. Whether you’re battling dragons or taking an arrow to the knee there is always a lot to do. The map is large, but it doesn’t take a long time to get around which is perfect. With most games like this you spend a large amount of time creating your character and giving him certain skills; this usually takes longer than playing the game itself. However in Skyrim it is quick to create your character, and you choose a race that gives you certain skills instead of trying to figure it all out on your own. Most games focus on the main story with missions on the side. Skyrim focuses on the side missions as much as the main story making it enjoyable to try completing everything. Another fun part is choosing sides with many different groups. Some of the most fun isn’t even doing the missions, just running around looking in caves,buildings, temples, and exploring the land. The loading screens sometimes take a while to load, but I still enjoy it. It has great music for many situations which make it all the more better. The AI is very smart and is always aware of current events and are able to comment on them. It has finishing moves if you if you upgrade your character enough. They aren’t very cool looking or impressive but it feels good when it happens. Having a companion always helps especially with harder missions, also it’s nice to have someone with you to go around the lonely land of Skyrim. There are many little secret things you can do which makes it a fun experience. You can do things like get married. There are secret chests spread out across Skyrim, and a pickaxe named after Notch the creator of Minecraft. There are other secret things like characters and places to go. Most games level up by experience by doing missions, but in Skyrim you level up by leveling up your skills. The most fun is the unknown of the game. There is so much in the game not explained by missions that you can find on your own. This makes you want to explore all of the land looking in every chest, drawer, and cupboard you can to find an unknown gem. Missions can pop up anywhere, you can be talking to someone, finishing up another mission, or even just walking around Skyrim and a mission can pop up at any time. Also when going around Skyrim you can come upon many different enemies. Some are simple one hit kill enemies, while others are difficult and really creepy. Walking through caves and random buildings is always creepy when you don’t know what is gonna happen or pop up. A lot of people complain about bugs and glitches in the game, and I think that is reasonable. It has some bugs, but every game does. The bugs and glitches in the game is the only thing keeping Skyrim from being a perfect game. For such a large game they put a lot of detail into every part of the game, making this one of the most beautiful games ever. Skyrim has all the components to be one of the best games of all time. It has amazing graphics, music, AI, creation of characters and skills, movement, missions, storyline, battle sequences, and almost everything else that makes a good game. This game is impossible to hate, there is nothing bad about it (except for the occasional glitches). It is the type of game that when you start playing you can’t put it down until you are forced to. I have played it continuously since it came out, and it is still one of my favorites. This could be the best game of all time so far.
Date published: 2016-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Game Ever In the land of Skyrim anything goes; well, mostly. You can occasionally kill a dragon in the middle of town and nobody bats an eye. If you were to kill a chicken, everybody in that town will come at you with the intent of ending your life. There are so many missions it would almost be impossible to complete them all. Whether you’re battling dragons or taking an arrow to the knee there is always a lot to do. The map is large, but it doesn’t take a long time to get around which is perfect. With most games like this you spend a large amount of time creating your character and giving him certain skills; this usually takes longer than playing the game itself. However in Skyrim it is quick to create your character, and you choose a race that gives you certain skills instead of trying to figure it all out on your own. Most games focus on the main story with missions on the side. Skyrim focuses on the side missions as much as the main story making it enjoyable to try completing everything. Another fun part is choosing sides with many different groups. Some of the most fun isn’t even doing the missions, just running around looking in caves,buildings, temples, and exploring the land. The loading screens sometimes take a while to load, but I still enjoy it. It has great music for many situations which make it all the more better. The AI is very smart and is always aware of current events and are able to comment on them. It has finishing moves if you if you upgrade your character enough. They aren’t very cool looking or impressive but it feels good when it happens. Having a companion always helps especially with harder missions, also it’s nice to have someone with you to go around the lonely land of Skyrim. There are many little secret things you can do which makes it a fun experience. You can do things like get married. There are secret chests spread out across Skyrim, and a pickaxe named after Notch the creator of Minecraft. There are other secret things like characters and places to go. Most games level up by experience by doing missions, but in Skyrim you level up by leveling up your skills. The most fun is the unknown of the game. There is so much in the game not explained by missions that you can find on your own. This makes you want to explore all of the land looking in every chest, drawer, and cupboard you can to find an unknown gem. Missions can pop up anywhere, you can be talking to someone, finishing up another mission, or even just walking around Skyrim and a mission can pop up at any time. Also when going around Skyrim you can come upon many different enemies. Some are simple one hit kill enemies, while others are difficult and really creepy. Walking through caves and random buildings is always creepy when you don’t know what is gonna happen or pop up. A lot of people complain about bugs and glitches in the game, and I think that is reasonable. It has some bugs, but every game does. The bugs and glitches in the game is the only thing keeping Skyrim from being a perfect game. For such a large game they put a lot of detail into every part of the game, making this one of the most beautiful games ever. Skyrim has all the components to be one of the best games of all time. It has amazing graphics, music, AI, creation of characters and skills, movement, missions, storyline, battle sequences, and almost everything else that makes a good game. This game is impossible to hate, there is nothing bad about it (except for the occasional glitches). It is the type of game that when you start playing you can’t put it down until you are forced to. I have played it continuously since it came out, and it is still one of my favorites. This could be the best game of all time so far.
Date published: 2016-04-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Impossible Dumbest game I've ever played. Simply based on the fact that you cant kill anyone. Any combat I've encountered, I can strike them 10s of times with no results. I get hit two or three times, game over. Makes ZERO FREAKING sense
Date published: 2016-01-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Skyrim is has a lot of freedom Just to be clear, I am making this review in 2015. Skyrim was released in 2011, so I will be reviewing it as if it was that time. Skyrim looks amazing for a fantasy setting game. Which makes the game more attractive to the players. Games typically are very linear, which makes the players finish the game within a few hours. Some of these games work out, some do not. Skyrim has hours of gameplay and is very dynamic, in which you can do almost anything. Also, there are a bunch of quests that you can undertake. Whether it be the main quest or the many side quests. Graphics is a key factor in any game, a game that looks amazing is very appealing. Graphics help give players a bit more immersion if they look more real. Skyrim wasn’t the best at graphics at the time of release, but it was not terrible. Skyrim is a fantasy game, in which there are different characters besides humans. So it is understandable when they try not to render a cat character’s (Khajiit) many hairs on its fur. It really did its best when it came to the many different races in the game. No one does not really like static or linear games. They keep the player boxed in, not knowing what the world that lies beyond the other side of the mountain. Dynamic games or flexible games makes the players feel like they aren’t closed off to the world that their characters are put in. Skyrim really give a lot of options to the players, not only can they pick different races to pick from, Skyrim also gives the players freedom to roam. As well, you can play the game with any weapons or spells that you want. If you wanted to play with two swords you can. You can even mix and match, equipping a sword on one hand and a dagger on the other. You could also switch out the dagger for a spell. Also, you can even equip different clothes, even those that give no help provide any bonuses to the character. Skyrim has an endless amount of options to fit your playstyle. A good story keeps the players immersed and create a bond when they are playing their characters. Detailed or well-crafted stories really draw the players in. Skyrim (or Bethesda in general) really upped their game when it came to story. You could play the “main” story quest, or you could find other “side” quests, which gives you a variety of rewards. The side stories are very well crafted and very detailed. Some lead to another side quests or even link/change other side quests. Along with the side stories, the main story has voiced dialog. Actually, all conversation with any NPC (non-player character) has voiced dialog, which makes it easier for a player to follow along with the story. These are really just the key points they really make Skyrim stand out to me. The graphics are very beautiful, there are a lot of options that a player can do in the game, and the many stories keep me playing and wondering what the next story will unfold. These are reason enough to put this game in my favorites shelf.
Date published: 2015-10-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best game for HOURS to kill. Rich environment, along with hundreds of hours of content even more if you use mods. while there are some bugs the vast lore and adventures make this my favorite game of all time. I still play it occasionally and the modding community is still at it; making lots of new and exiting and game changing mods that are extending this game too its mass potential as the best game ever made or at least RPG. While i give this game praise I give it a 9 since its base game isnt as great as it is with mods, but its up to you if you want it to be amazing or the best RPG of all time.
Date published: 2015-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Immersive Open World Game Complete 360 GamePad Support. Open World - where can roam freely in any direction with access to all caves and buildings/homes. Immersive - that is you can interact with all NPC's, you can interact with all objects and doors, etc. This game also has a construction kit for the PC that allows you make your own DLC add on's. Steam also has more mods as DLC allowing for more play time if you want. A great game, provided you have a PC that can handle it. You will have great replay value.
Date published: 2015-04-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from lagging I am so disappointed I bought this game expecting to stay up nights on end playing but after I went thro the trouble of paying and downloading just to find out that the game lags so bad that I cant even get passed the begin mission.... im very disappointed
Date published: 2015-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from read below THIS GAME IS So GOOD FOR A OLD GAME IF YOU GAVE NOT BOUGHT IT YET THEN BUY IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2014-12-29
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