The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim allows Bethesda to stretch their legs again, as they look to make Elder Scrolls an even more dominate force in the world of RPGs.
|9||The folks over at Bethesda Game Studios have become synonymous with the Western, open-world role-playing game. Regardless of which series you prefer - the fantasy-inspired Elder Scrolls or post-apocalyptic Fallout - their place atop the genre is undeniable. Now, over five years since Oblivion ushered in the modern, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim looks to push the team's signature formula further than ever before. Is it successful? Absolutely. Skyrim takes the Elder Scrolls template - a wide variety of skills, a world begging to be explored and a series of interconnected quests - and builds on it with an incredibly detailed, vast and stunning setting, more intuitive and organic role-playing elements, and dragons... lots of them. Simply put: Skyrim is the best Bethesda offering to date in every conceivable way. However, the comfortable refinement of its established formula likely means that Skyrim won't convert those who have shied away in the past. |
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