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  • Summary: The open-world adventure from Bethesda Game Studios where you can virtually be anyone and do anything, now allows you to go anywhere—at home and on the go. New features include motion controls, gear based on the Legend of Zelda series, and amiibo compatibility. Dragons, long lost to theThe open-world adventure from Bethesda Game Studios where you can virtually be anyone and do anything, now allows you to go anywhere—at home and on the go. New features include motion controls, gear based on the Legend of Zelda series, and amiibo compatibility. Dragons, long lost to the passages of the Elder Scrolls, have returned and the future of Skyrim hangs in the balance. As Dragonborn, the prophesized hero born with the power of The Voice, you are the only one who can stand against them. Live another life, in another world—from battling ancient dragons, exploring rugged mountains, building a home, or mastering hundreds of weapons, spells and abilities. For the first time ever, go into battle Legend of Zelda style: fight with the Master Sword, guard with the Hylian Shield, while wearing the Champion's Tunic. The game also includes official add-ons—Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn. [Nintendo] Expand
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E3 2017: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - PlayStation VR Trailer
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  1. Positive: 62 out of 63
  2. Negative: 0 out of 63
  1. Nov 16, 2017
    100
    The fact that a game stuffed with hundreds of hours of content runs so well on a mobile video game console is nothing short of amazing. On its own, Skyrim is a phenomenal game and now I don’t have to be stuck on the couch or on my computer. I can play it wherever and whenever I want. What a time to be alive.
  2. Nov 16, 2017
    90
    The Switch isn’t short of games that have already taken a bow, or several, on other hardware, but Skyrim might be the one that most deserves another look from both hardy Elder Scrolls adventurers and absolute beginners alike. Despite its age showing, the countless little cracks in its already fractured façade, it still delivers a palpable sense of space, and the player’s niche-carving progress through it, that few games before or since have managed. May its dancing northern lights never dim.
  3. Nov 16, 2017
    90
    Seeing one of the most celebrated open worlds brought to Nintendo’s portable flagship is a welcome surprise. Being able to take a game this expansive on the go is an amazing feat, and seeing it come in this feature complete is Bethesda at its best. While the motion controls have a bit of wonk, come for the HD rumble, and stay for the chance to explain why you are yelling Fus Ro Dah! on the bus.
  4. Nov 16, 2017
    85
    Overall, I’m more than impressed with Iron Galaxy and Bethesda’s work on Skyrim for Switch. If you’ve never played Skyrim before, now is a great time to get into it. Skyrim on Switch is the only version that you can take to Starbucks for an Americano to the knee and it is quite an accomplishment.
  5. Nov 27, 2017
    80
    It’s still a great RPG too, with a compelling swords and sorcery narrative, plus a sprawling, reactive world to explore.
  6. Nov 16, 2017
    80
    Bethesda has managed to port its enormous and captivating world into what's basically a tablet, and has done so almost flawlessly.
  7. Nov 21, 2017
    67
    The magic that is Skyrim is definitely still there after all these years. However, the bugs, old animations and repetitive quests are showing even more than before. There is still a beautiful world out there though, that is ready to be explored.

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  1. Negative: 19 out of 141
  1. Jul 4, 2020
    10
    Yes... another port of Skyrim.
    But this comes with "you can feel the lock picking with the HD vibration!" wich is good.
    Also, I really enjoy
    Yes... another port of Skyrim.
    But this comes with "you can feel the lock picking with the HD vibration!" wich is good.
    Also, I really enjoy that now I can take it ANYWERE :D
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  2. Nov 10, 2022
    10
    "Skyrim Anniversary Edition holds a special place in my heart. Sure, it’s not the best Elder Scrolls game (no matter what Todd Howard would"Skyrim Anniversary Edition holds a special place in my heart. Sure, it’s not the best Elder Scrolls game (no matter what Todd Howard would have you believe), and it certainly has some issues (such as one too many Draugr Tombs…), but there’s just so much excellent content here that you can overlook its flaws and have a great time. The game may be a meme at this point, but it has also stood the test of time for a reason. It’s one hell of an RPG."

    https://theeliteinstitute.net/2022/11/11/skyrim-anniversary-edition/
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  3. Nov 17, 2017
    10
    Yep zelda is a great game , but one of my favorite rpg's come's to the switch
    Just imagine ,running trough the big world just on a small
    Yep zelda is a great game , but one of my favorite rpg's come's to the switch
    Just imagine ,running trough the big world just on a small screen on a plain
    It pretty much has everything that the other console version have
    Only controls are a bit hard in the beginning
    That doesn't take anything away from the 10 ,the game is just so good
    A must buy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  4. Feb 4, 2020
    9
    The success and longevity of the game are in most part because of the countless mods that can enhance your experience and bring something newThe success and longevity of the game are in most part because of the countless mods that can enhance your experience and bring something new each time you replay the game. Skyrim was and remains one of the best RP games of all times Expand
  5. Nov 20, 2017
    8
    Its Skyrim on Switch, it is what it is. It does what it set out to do, that is being Skyrim on the switch.
    Nothing out of the ordinary here,
    Its Skyrim on Switch, it is what it is. It does what it set out to do, that is being Skyrim on the switch.
    Nothing out of the ordinary here, just a huge open world with lots of content. You know exactly what you are getting as far as game play. That is not to say i'm unhappy, quite the opposite! Its been good fun to revisit the game again. But hands down the best part is having it in a portable state, the ease of seamless pick up and play makes it great.

    I'm very happy with it.
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  6. Jun 22, 2018
    8
    While this game is fun I find it does not have some of the RPG elements of the previous games that made TES great
  7. May 1, 2020
    0
    Ну давай разберем по частям, тобою сделанное )) Складывается впечатление что ты реально контуженный , обиженный жизнью имбицил )) Могу тебе иНу давай разберем по частям, тобою сделанное )) Складывается впечатление что ты реально контуженный , обиженный жизнью имбицил )) Могу тебе и на свиче сказать, готов приехать послушать?) Вся та хуйня тобою сделанная это простое пиздабольство , рембо ты комнатный)) от того что ты много написал, жизнь твоя лучше не станет)) пиздеть не мешки ворочить, много вас таких по весне оттаяло )) Про таких как ты говорят: Мама не хотела, папа не старался) Вникай в моё послание тебе постарайся проанализировать и сделать выводы для себя) Expand

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