- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Role Playing Game
- Sub Genre:
- Release Date (US):
- November 11th, 2011
- Release Date (UK):
- November 11th, 2011
- Online Players:
- Bethesda Game Studios
- Bethesda Softworks
- M [Mature]
- PSU Rank:
- 597 of 1169 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 383 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on Xbox 360 and PC
About The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
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.
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Quite possibly the best open-world RPG of this generation, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an enormous and addictive game that is breathtaking in presentation and scale.
- Enormous and gorgeous open-world
- Fighting dragons is truly exciting
- A practically endless experience
- Occasional yet laughable graphical glitches
- Overused character models and comments detract immersion
- Dungeons grow a bit repetitive
It was after clearing some buried Dwarven ruins deep in the mountains of Skyrim that I finally felt ready to start hunting dragons instead of letting them hunt me. I had spent about an hour hacking away at Daedra and skeletons, and hurling flames at frostbite spiders before slowly proceeding to the dungeon’s boss. Along the way I narrowly escaped traps, navigated through elaborate puzzles, and collected treasures fr...
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim News
Bethesda has officially announced The Elder Scrolls V: Legendary Edition for release on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360. Outed last week, the bundle includes a copy of the critically-acclaimed fantasy RPG alongside all DLC packs – Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn. The Legendary Edition h...
A polish retailer has unearthed a content-heavy Legendary Edition of critically-acclaimed fantasy epic, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Ultima lists the bundle for release on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 on June 7. The pack includes a copy of the RPG alongside all existing DLC – Dawnguard, H...
Bethesda Softworks has announced on its blog that it's are moving on from creating new Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim content. There won't be any additional DLC coming, though the studio will continue to provide "minor updates" as needed. From the Bethesda post: "For the last year a...
Skyrim title update 1.9 will include brand new legendary features and numerous bug fixes. A posting on the Bethesda Blog indicates the title update will (hopefully) release later this month on consoles and PC players may now download the beta version via Steam. This new update will include the L...
To get ready for the release of the Dragonborn DLC tomorrow for North America, Skyrim players may now pick up the English 1.8 title update--it is listed as 1.08 in the U.S. and 2.08 in Europe. The 1.8 title update will get you ready for the new Skyrim content--seems PS3 owners have been waiting ...
PlayStation 3 owners have waited a long, long time for any new The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim content, and we finally have some updates for European gamers. Starting next week, Skyrim DLC is finally coming to the PS3. First up is Dragonborn, the most recent content, followed by the house-building H...
The PlayStation 3 version of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will finally receive its first chunk of downloadable content later this month. Bethesda confirmed that the long-delayed DLC will begin rolling out with Dragonborn on February 12, followed by Hearthfire on February 19 and Dawnguard on February 2...
At long last, all three downloadable content packs for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be coming to PlayStation 3. And we never thought this day would come. The news arrives courtesy of the official PlayStation Blog, where Bethesda Softworks Global Community Lead Matt Grandstaff confirms that Drag...
Bethesda has announced via its blog that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Dragonborn DLC will be released for PlayStation 3 and PC in early 2013. The content hits Xbox LIVE tomorrow, though up until now it remained ambiguous as to whether or not it would even see the light of day on Sony’s pla...
Bethesda has reiterated that it still plans on bringing DLC to the PlayStation 3 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Xbox 360 and PC owners have been enjoying post-launch goodies for the acclaimed fantasy RPG since summer, starting with the Vampire-centric Dawnguard. However, PS3 gamers h...
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Features
2011 has been a pretty significant year for RPGs, with sequels to some of the industry’s biggest IPs trickling out throughout the year. Things got off to a spiffy start in January, as BioWare’s Mass Effect series made its PlayStation 3 debut with the release of the critically acclaimed s...
Blimey, what a ride. November was always going to be an absolute monster in terms of new game releases, but after living through it, we’re surprised we’ve barely managed to survive the past 30 days with our wallets still intact. Perhaps it’s somewhat fortunate, then, that the influ...
Oh videogames, how I love you so. It's not just being able to play and immerse myself into your worlds, but it's the many legions of fans that you have that create such awesome fan content. Through my usual trawling of YouTube, I stumbled upon an awesome metal cover of The Elder Scrolls V: Sky...
Bethesda Softworks, a name that is synonymous with western-style roll playing games and has been for some time now. However, if you were to rewind time back to 1994, it would be almost inconceivable to think that this now-celebrated developer would give birth to one of the longest running, and m...
For all your fantasy RPG do’s and don’ts, developers needn’t look any further than The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. On one hand, Bethesda’s 2006 opus is a technical master class, a smorgasbord of eye-watering aesthetics backed up by a sumptuous open-ended landscape ripe for...