On the fence about The Elder Scroll V: Skyrim, well if you enjoy robust never-ending RPG’s then you’re really torturing yourself. The game is truly a masterpiece of epic proportions as our current playthrough has had us engulfed in its clutches for endless hours. Where is our review you ask? How do you review a game when you’re only 60 hours in and there’s more than over 150 hours of gameplay depending on your play style. We must fully do the game justice, it is that good.
Our next issue of GameInsider should give you a great preview look at our upcoming in-depth review.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, has enjoyed an enthusiastic reception by gamers across the globe. After shipping seven million units of Skyrim for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, Skyrim’s launch units are expected to generate more than $450 million in global retail sales.
With tens of thousands of fans lining up at retail outlets at midnight on 11/11/11 to purchase the game, Skyrim continued to record strong sales following its release. More than 50% of launch units were sold in the first 48 hours and Bethesda Softworks has been receiving large reorders from major retailers in North America, and across Europe and Australia. Online activity has been notable, with Steam reporting that in the first 24 hours of its release, Skyrim set a record with over 280,000 concurrent players, far outdistancing all other titles.
Developed by Bethesda Game Studios, the makers of the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and 2008 Game of the Year, Fallout 3, Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose.