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Bethesda's flagship fantasy role-playing series returns to PS3 with a new storyline and more detailed, open-world environment. Taking place centuries after the events chronicled in 2006's Oblivion, the game finds the continent of Tamriel in chaos after the High King of Skyrim is found murdered. Yet political turmoil is only the beginning of the problems. Dragons, long believed to be a relic of the past, are now flying across the lands and threaten to tear away the fabric of civilization in one fell swoop.<br><br>You are Skyrim's last hope, a descendent of the fabled Dragonborn, who can speak the language of dragons and channel their mystical powers after slaying them. The main quest involves discovering why the dragons have returned, but as with previous games in the Elder Scrolls series, you are free to embark on your own adventures. There are five major cities in Skyrim, each home to a different culture and way of life, and an estimated 500 distinct places of interest. The publisher claims the game offers 300 hours of content for those looking to explore every nook and cranny in the 3D world.<br><br>You can adapt your male or female hero to fit your playing style, whether it's hacking and slashing at creatures directly, slinging arrows from the cover of darkness, or casting powerful spells. There are hundreds of pieces of equipment and weapons to find or purchase, allowing you to mix and match shields, staves, swords, and spells to suit your needs. Defeating enemies earns you experience that can be used to level up attributes in three key areas: magica, health, and stamina.<br><br>A new graphics engine brings the province of Skyrim to life with surging rivers, rolling clouds, changing weather, and more varied terrain at different elevations. The interface features a more minimalistic scheme than what was used in Oblivion, and the number of voice actors has increased to offer more diversity in the speaking roles. Quests include more dynamic elements, and dragons will appear randomly throughout your travels, giving you the option to flee or to stand your ground and fight.
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Sony Playstation 3, 2011)
$9.99 - $29.99
pros: Huge, good graphics and AI
Fus Ro Dah!
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was a game released in 2011, being an RPG, a Role-Playing Game, which ta... See Full Review
pros: Good systems, good graphics, good AI and a lot of fun.
cons: Glitches, a rare occasion of freezing.
One of the best games i have ever played
The features of Skyrim.To start things off, this game was amazing! It is at most the best RPG game i... See Full Review
pros: Dynamic envrionments, Great Story, Great Replay Value, Excellent Music
cons: Glitches/Technical Problems
What Happened? The Good, the Bad, and the Really Bad
Bethesda has created some legendary games in the past. Skyrim has all the elements of a great game,... See Full Review
pros: Storyline(s), Adventure, Quests, Combat, Graphics
cons: Occasional glitches, Lags from time to time
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Now on PS3!!!
11-11-11 was a fabulous day in my household. My gaming buddy and I went to the midnight sale at our... See Full Review
pros: It has a great story line, and keeps you visually entertained and is also humorous.
cons: There WILL be blood. And sometimes their are some glitches, don't expect a perfect game.
ELDERS SCROLL SKYRIM
Ok, now might i start off by saying, THE.. BEST...GAME...EVER! I love this game. The only sad part w... See Full Review
pros: So fun Intriguing storyline Fantastic quests Puts more power in the player's hands for armor and weapons
cons: HIGHLY addictive!
Seriously the BEST game EVER!
Okay, when my husband first bought this game, I was not happy. I could not understand why he w... See Full Review
pros: The Weapons, Armor, Quests, Story Line, and Dragons were Epic.
cons: Why hasn't this game came out when I was younger in high school?
The best game I've ever played
As soon as I started playing this game, My soul has been devoured into this realm of Epicness, I am... See Full Review
pros: Expansive, Fun, High Replay-ability, Visually Stunning
cons: Glitchy, Will Take You A Long Time To Complete
One of the Best Games EVER!!
Before Skyrim, I wasn'the biggest fans of RPGs. I had played some of the Fallout games but they had... See Full Review
pros: Fun, Massive World, Plenty of Quests and Loot, Amazing Visuals on HD Displays.
cons: Addictive, Lack of Unique or Legendary Items That Are Good In Endgame.
Another Epic Massive Open World RPG Game From Bethesda's Elder Scrolls Series
This is the 5th installment in Bethesda's Elders Scrolls Series (also the developer of Fallout 3). &... See Full Review
pros: Alot to do Fun and exciting Variety DLC
cons: limited graphics on console short main story
I am the Dragonborn!
When I got this game for Christmas, I was extremely excited to play it for the first time. I don't w... See Full Review