Bethesda Softworks’ most recent project to date is none other than Skyrim, the fifth installment of their on-running “Elderscrolls” series. Just like in Elderscrolls 4 (Oblivion) and 3 (Morrowind), you start your journey in prison with no background story whatsoever and are thrown into a foreign-looking world, complete with an epic quest where you discover you are more or less the Messiah.
Once your character is made you venture into the breathtaking world that is Skyrim. Because of the current stage of technology we live in, we get to experience the fully rendered beauty Skyrim holds, whether you play on PC or a console. The game’s detail is unbelievably beautiful and looks so realistic I have reached out to touch something only to be blocked by my monitor screen.Kahjiit hunter, a stealthy human assassin, or a blundering Orc bowling through mobs of baddies wearing the bones taken from the skeleton of the big dragon you slew a few minutes ago. The levels of customization for your characters is downright silly. Players can literally spend hours before even start the game trying to get their nose just right or maybe the right shade of hair color.Everything is hand drawn, from the individual flowers on a Nightshade bush to the scars and dents in your Dwarven armor. Alongside this world is the story you go through, which is nothing short of epic. The level of immersion set by past games is blown out of the water by Skyrim.The story (as fanciful as it is) is believable, and written in a way where you forget your looking at a screen and instead feel the chill of the snow as it flashes across your face. You are “Dovahkiin”(the Nordic title for the most Overpowered person in history) AKA “Dragonborn” and you are chasing after Alduin (big-ass dragon)”The Consumer of Worlds” and fighting what seems like an endless horde of his Dragons.Combat in Skyrim is completely new to the franchise and the best thing Bethesda could have done, ultimately the result in why the game is doing so well. The Elderscrolls games have always been original, fanciful, and
captivating, but the combat in Oblivion felt like a rehashed version of any button masher from the late 90s *cough cough* Dynasty Warriors *cough*, and Morrowind was …
Danny has spent years working on computers and tinkering with gadgets. He is always adding to his knowledge of technology and is working on a electrical engineering degree. Playing video games has always been one of his favorite hobbies (probably only second to playing guitar). When he gets into a game, he does what he can to become the best at it. He is more than willing to give his opinion on any game, and if you’re lucky might even throw in some tips to help you top the charts!