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Score Breakdown Based on 18722 ratings
  1. 10 (11722)
  2. 9 (4404)
  3. 8 (1195)
  4. 7 (430)
  5. 6 (232)
  6. 5 (131)
  7. 4 (58)
  8. 3 (65)
  9. 2 (81)
  10. 1 (404)

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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: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
  • Rating:10

    Possibly The Best Game EVER!!!

    This might very well be the best game I've ever played before.It starts off as pretty challenging and progresses into something a bit more manageable as you grow. This map and stuff to do is literally never-ending. There... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Didn't like the combat system or the graphics

    Originally reviewed Jan 5, 2017 but I played it on my friend's PS3 in 2011.I think I enjoyed exploring the world, the story, and the various towns more than the actual gameplay (battling Draugrs, dragons, and those f***i... Read Full Review

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

    Addiction in the best way

    Bethesda truly knows how to lock you into tremendous atmospheres in gaming and here they do it again and cracked it into high gear and then some you are truly the master of a massive open world and to say that every step... Read Full Review

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

    Skyrim Review - Dumb Horse

    I bought this game a while back at a time in my life when I had a lot of time to kill and little else to do. In that aspect it does not disappoint. Only thing I did not like was how much gold coins I had to save up (in g... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A legend in gaming history: Skyrim

    Skyrim is an open world RPG released by Bethesda who are well known for many great games from before and after it's release. Now that it is being released on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation VR i feel it is time to re... Read Full Review

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

    Another same old buggy exploration game by Bethesda

    How do they get away with it? Selling the same old type of buggy game. Oh wait... bugs part aside i just got Noob of Duty sales nightmare. I guess i gotta blame myself too since i bought Oblivion, Fallout 3 and Fallout N... Read Full Review

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

    skyrim what a game

    skyrim is a massive experience that you should not miss out on be it on ps3, xbox or PlayStation 4 . the open world game is full of things to do the story line is incredible and is a must play game for any gamer. i have... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A fine game but not great

    The first thing you notice about Skyrim is that it's a massive map that is gonna be fun to explore. The second thing you notice about Skyrim is that there isn't much to explore. The DLCs add a bit more locations to run a... Read Full Review

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

    Quite Possibily the best RPG to date since being released in 2011

    You can call me review dated, but I still think this game is by far the best game or RPG fans. Over 200 Game of the year awards + with the legendary edition, you get the major add-ons (Dawnguard, Hearthfire, Dragonborn)... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful