Eurogamer reviews Skyrim: Dragonborn

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#1 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44839 posts) -

... and they love it.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-12-05-the-elder-scrolls-5-skyrim-dragonborn-review

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"This isn't DLC. This is an expansion, like in the good old days. It's an entirely new area, a blank map waiting to be filled in as you roam, packed with new quests, miscellaneous tasks, dungeons, barrows, ruins and crypts. It's an absolute beast, with a main storyline that lasts a good few hours and enough supporting content to keep you playing for weeks more."

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"Any game that demands hundreds of hours from the player must build a long-term relationship, and relationships must remain fresh if they're to endure. With discoveries around every corner, Dragonborn just gave Skyrim fans the perfect excuse to lose themselves in the wild for another winter." 9


Now the long wait for 2013 for it to release on PC. :[

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#2 Posted by MaskedPlayer (892 posts) -

Nice.

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#3 Posted by Zeviander (9503 posts) -
So when is the GOTY edition going to drop?
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#4 Posted by freedomfreak (49790 posts) -
Anyone here bought it yet?
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#5 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44839 posts) -
So when is the GOTY edition going to drop? Zeviander
When all the DLC is released?
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#6 Posted by GamerwillzPS (8531 posts) -

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

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#7 Posted by MaskedPlayer (892 posts) -

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

GamerwillzPS
DLC is good.
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#8 Posted by Zeviander (9503 posts) -
When all the DLC is released?Stevo_the_gamer
How much more do they have planned?
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#9 Posted by Heil68 (57693 posts) -
[QUOTE="Zeviander"]So when is the GOTY edition going to drop? Stevo_the_gamer
When all the DLC is released?

So the console version comes out first?
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#10 Posted by GamerwillzPS (8531 posts) -

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

MaskedPlayer

DLC is good.

Not really.

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#11 Posted by NeonNinja (17318 posts) -

But it's Skyrim. Therefore it can only be as good as Skyrim. Therefore it's stupid.

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#12 Posted by TheEpicGoat (2006 posts) -

[QUOTE="Stevo_the_gamer"]When all the DLC is released?Zeviander

How much more do they have planned?

Bethesda said as long as alot of people keep playing they'll keep releasing dlc/expansions.

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#13 Posted by Jankarcop (11056 posts) -

I'll play the good version next month.

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#14 Posted by AdobeArtist (24648 posts) -

... and they love it.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-12-05-the-elder-scrolls-5-skyrim-dragonborn-review

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Stevo_the_gamer

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)

[spoiler] you all know you were thinking the same thing too :P [/spoiler]

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#15 Posted by MaskedPlayer (892 posts) -

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"][QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

GamerwillzPS

DLC is good.

Not really.

Yes. There are some devs who abuse DLC but overall DLC is good. Especially since we have 9hour games out on the market.
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#16 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44839 posts) -

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)

[spoiler] you all know you were thinking the same thing too :P [/spoiler]

AdobeArtist
The review mentions the similarity. :P
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#17 Posted by freedomfreak (49790 posts) -

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)AdobeArtist

Yeah, now that you mention it.

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#18 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44839 posts) -
[QUOTE="Stevo_the_gamer"][QUOTE="Zeviander"]So when is the GOTY edition going to drop? Heil68
When all the DLC is released?

So the console version comes out first?

Traditionally they release at the same time.
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#19 Posted by NeonNinja (17318 posts) -

[QUOTE="Stevo_the_gamer"]

... and they love it.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-12-05-the-elder-scrolls-5-skyrim-dragonborn-review

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AdobeArtist

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)

[spoiler] you all know you were thinking the same thing too :P [/spoiler]

Those creatures were in Morrowind

At least something similar to them

So it would be more accurate to say it's the other way around

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#20 Posted by GamerwillzPS (8531 posts) -

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"] DLC is good.MaskedPlayer

Not really.

Yes. There are some devs who abuse DLC but overall DLC is good. Especially since we have 9hour games out on the market.

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

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#21 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44839 posts) -

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"][QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

GamerwillzPS

DLC is good.

Not really.

Expansion packs are quite good, although some can be bad. This one, however, looks solid.

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#22 Posted by NoirLamia777 (3174 posts) -

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)

[spoiler] you all know you were thinking the same thing too :P [/spoiler]

AdobeArtist

I immediately thought this too lol.

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#23 Posted by AdobeArtist (24648 posts) -

[QUOTE="AdobeArtist"]

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)

[spoiler] you all know you were thinking the same thing too :P [/spoiler]

Stevo_the_gamer

The review mentions the similarity. :P

"This one used to be an adventurer like you. Until this one took an arrow in a tentacle" :P

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#24 Posted by NeonNinja (17318 posts) -

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"][QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

Not really.

GamerwillzPS

Yes. There are some devs who abuse DLC but overall DLC is good. Especially since we have 9hour games out on the market.

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

For day one DLC and locked content I agree.

But this releases over a year after Skyrim. They started working on it AFTER Skyrim. It's an expansion. You don't have to buy it. But it's like questioning why Blizzard makes WoW expansions. People want to play in the world and the game is being expanded for those players.

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#25 Posted by freedomfreak (49790 posts) -

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"] Yes. There are some devs who abuse DLC but overall DLC is good. Especially since we have 9hour games out on the market.NeonNinja

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

For day one DLC and locked content I agree.

But this releases over a year after Skyrim. They started working on it AFTER Skyrim. It's an expansion. You don't have to buy it. But it's like questioning why Blizzard makes WoW expansions. People want to play in the world and the game is being expanded for those players.

obviously a bad thing booo
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#26 Posted by GamerwillzPS (8531 posts) -

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"] Yes. There are some devs who abuse DLC but overall DLC is good. Especially since we have 9hour games out on the market.NeonNinja

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

For day one DLC and locked content I agree.

But this releases over a year after Skyrim. They started working on it AFTER Skyrim. It's an expansion. You don't have to buy it. But it's like questioning why Blizzard makes WoW expansions. People want to play in the world and the game is being expanded for those players.

Okay, you got the point.

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#27 Posted by AdobeArtist (24648 posts) -

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"] Yes. There are some devs who abuse DLC but overall DLC is good. Especially since we have 9hour games out on the market.NeonNinja

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

For day one DLC and locked content I agree.

But this releases over a year after Skyrim. They started working on it AFTER Skyrim. It's an expansion. You don't have to buy it. But it's like questioning why Blizzard makes WoW expansions. People want to play in the world and the game is being expanded for those players.

There are some shady DLC practices out there to be certain. But painting ALL DLC with the same brush, and especially unfounded conspiracies of "... was removed on purpose, should have been there already" is more often the whiny cries of self entitled brats, who never want to pay for anything.

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#28 Posted by deangallop (3811 posts) -

[QUOTE="NeonNinja"]

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

GamerwillzPS

For day one DLC and locked content I agree.

But this releases over a year after Skyrim. They started working on it AFTER Skyrim. It's an expansion. You don't have to buy it. But it's like questioning why Blizzard makes WoW expansions. People want to play in the world and the game is being expanded for those players.

Okay, you got the point.

Your way of saying that you were wrong by dismissing the DLC at the start of the thread?

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#29 Posted by Rocker6 (13358 posts) -

[QUOTE="NeonNinja"]

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

Why should I pay extra to get little bits of stuff? They all should be in the original game in the first place! Pay once and that's it!

AdobeArtist

For day one DLC and locked content I agree.

But this releases over a year after Skyrim. They started working on it AFTER Skyrim. It's an expansion. You don't have to buy it. But it's like questioning why Blizzard makes WoW expansions. People want to play in the world and the game is being expanded for those players.

There are some shady DLC practices out there to be certain. But painting ALL DLC with the same brush, and especially unfounded conspiracies of "... was removed on purpose, should have been there already" is more often the whiny cries of self entitled brats, who never want to pay for anything.

Exactly, there's plenty of unwarranted DLC hate out there. As you said, there definitely are some who go crazy with the DLC schemes and make it look like the content was cut away on purpose before the release, but still, there are developers who are capable of delivering high quality DLC keeping you invested for more in an already great game...

As for Dragonborn:

Just started playing Skyrim seriously for the first time yesterday!

Been avoiding playing that game for a year somehow, but now it's heavily modded, and in action. Will see how I like it after some more play hours, as I only reached Riverwood and completed two or three quests. Then I'll decide if I wish to spend money on the DLC, and expand the experience...

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#30 Posted by lundy86_4 (48560 posts) -

I'm interested...

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#31 Posted by drufeous (2535 posts) -

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"][QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

GamerwillzPS

DLC is good.

Not really.

For Skyrim it is. Great long game to begin with and now they take the time to add more quality to it. I would say DLC is great in this case.

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#32 Posted by Jankarcop (11056 posts) -

[QUOTE="MaskedPlayer"][QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]

DLC, DLC, DLC, DLC, oh and there's more DLC!

GamerwillzPS

DLC is good.

Not really.

Its good when its expansion pack sized, which this supposedly is...

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#33 Posted by gettingpatches (218 posts) -

[QUOTE="Stevo_the_gamer"]

... and they love it.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-12-05-the-elder-scrolls-5-skyrim-dragonborn-review

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AdobeArtist

They put a Hanar into the Elder Scrolls universe? ;)

[spoiler] you all know you were thinking the same thing too :P [/spoiler]

Actually my first thought was: Woo betty/bull netches! That means morrowind right?