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Score Breakdown Based on 18806 ratings
  1. 10 (11752)
  2. 9 (4427)
  3. 8 (1210)
  4. 7 (438)
  5. 6 (235)
  6. 5 (136)
  7. 4 (59)
  8. 3 (65)
  9. 2 (81)
  10. 1 (403)

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  • Rating:2.5

    After your save file reaches 15MB, it is game over.

    Let me start by saying that the game is very good in terms of graphics, gameplay and first and foremost the general idea, story and open-world it offers. However, the game is broken, especially for the PS3 version. On... Read Full Review

    10 of 13 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:9

    The narrative the open world classic

    Traditional European and American RPG is one of the first forerunners to put forward the concept of open world, and “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” is an outstanding representative of this type.It is a magical ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Skyrim Review

    The progress of the game helps with people learning to play it. Things will start off slow and easy letting the player learn the mechanics of the game and then kinda slowly picking up pace. The game is built with leveli... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    World-building and storytelling are up there with the best, in addition to a nearly unmatched immersive freedom

    Pros:ExpansiveQuest designEnvironmentImmersive *Atmosphere100 ways to playDungeonsPerksRe-play valueModsLightingStealthCons:Repetitive quests *Can’t be youngBoring NPCsBuggyItems can’t be placed anywhere eve... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    One of the best games I have ever played.

    I played Skyrim in 2011 when it first came out. Now i bought the special edition for the Xbox One console and I must say the game is fantastic . I replayed the entire game and with its add-ons I must say it got me hooke... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Massive and Beautiful from 2011

    I originally picked up ES 5: Skyrim for Xbox 360 a few years after release. Microsoft refused to make it backwards compatible for the Xbox One, maybe because they released the special edition specifically for it. Althoug... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Insert overused meme

    Lets face it... Skyrim isn't a game we have all played.... but it is one which we have heard of. Skyrim is the game which defined a generation of RPGs and, in doing so, set the standard for games to come. Arguably witho... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Best game ever

    It is the best game ever!! Very intense with lot of skills and talents!! Pickpocketing, reading.............alchemy .................charisma............................................ Destruction.........))))... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    best RPG type game of all time!

    it is very simplistic with tons upon tons of quests and choices that the game doesn't specifically tell you about example during the quest "the forsworn conspiracy" you can return to the quest giver to get periodic rewar... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    How i think Skyrim is awesome

    Slyrim is the best freeroam game i have played in awhile. I can't wait till elder scrolls 6 comes out but Skyrim will do for now because it has tons of replay value. It has a lot of side quests that i did side quest till... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Skyrim: The most engaging and immersive RPG.

    I did not purchase Skyrim on that unique date of 11-11-11. I purchased just before Thanksgiving and the initial play wasn’t compatible with the season's focus on family. It was during my employer's year-end shutdown that... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful