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Skyrim is the fifth major game in the Elder Scrolls series. Considered one of the greatest games ever made, it has been released on several generations of consoles. Since its initial release over a decade ago, Skyrim has become one of the bestselling video games of all time.

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The Elder Scrolls
PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series S, PS4, PS5, Switch
November 11, 2011
RPG, Action, Adventure
M for Mature: Use of Alcohol, Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes
Skyrim: Dragonborn, Skyrim: Hearthfire, Skyrim: Dawnguard
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Skyrim: The Horn of Jurgen Windcaller Guide

In Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the first quest from the Graybeards is to find the Horn, but getting it is far from straightforward.

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Skyrim: A False Front Guide

If players want to take back the Pale, they'll need to track down an enemy courier in this quest in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

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Skyrim: How To Become Master Of The Thieves Guild

Becoming Master of the Thieves Guild in Skyrim can take some serious work, but the rewards for doing so are worth the effort.

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Skyrim: How To Find Meeko & Meeko’s Shack

Meeko is one of the best companions available in Skyrim, but if players want to adopt him, they must first find Meeko's Shack.

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Skyrim: How to Make Daedric Armor and Weapons

Daedric equipment is even tougher than dragon bones in Skyrim, but players will need some special materials to craft it.

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Skyrim: Taking Care of Business Guide

Finding the Thieves Guild is hard enough, but to join it players must be willing to extort a few Riften businesses.

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8 Hardest PS3 RPGs

Difficulty comes hand-in-hand with these PS3 RPGs, which will truly challenge what the player knows about the genre.

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Best Romances In Bethesda Games, Ranked

Bethesda games feature a few romances and couples that will have players set aside their guns and swords to recognize the love.

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How The Elder Scrolls' Hermaeus Mora Changed Over the Years

The Elder Scrolls' Hermaeus Mora constantly interferes in Tamriel's affairs, with his influence over its heroes changing throughout different eras.

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Starfield is a New Beginning for Bethesda

It's rare that a huge developer can get the chance to wipe the slate clean and start again, but that's exactly what Starfield is doing for Bethesda.

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Skyrim: Where To Get Whirlwind Sprint Shout

Players might have the first word for the Whirlwind Sprint shout in Skyrim, but this is how to find all three words of power.

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Skyrim: How To Get Pickpocket 100

Players that are looking to hit 100 Pickpocket in Skyrim fast can seek help from the aid of Sibbi Black-Briar.

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Skyrim: How To Get Sneak 100

Sneak is a valued skill in Skyrim, and the Greybeards can be a great help in getting this skill to 100 fast.

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Skyrim: How To Get Smithing 100 Fast

One of the best skills in Skyrim, Smithing, can be raised to 100 fairly easily so players can craft the best armor and weapons in the game.

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Hilarious Skyrim Bug Makes Ralof Do Irish Jig

Skyrim fans have encountered some funny glitches while playing the game, and one bug makes it look like Ralof is doing the Irish jig.

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Skyrim Player Finally Achieves Major Accomplishment After 11 Years

After playing the open world RPG for 11 years, an Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim player finally achieves a huge goal they had with the game.

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Skyrim: Where To Farm Every Type Of Ore

In The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, ores are useful for smithing and making gear and weapons. Here's where every type of ore can be found.

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Skyrim Player Loses Lydia in Unexpected Way

Lydia, one of the Dragonborn's most loyal companions, suddenly vanishes in a flash as the player was distracted while playing playing Skyrim.

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Skyrim Bug Makes the Game Look More Like Morrowind

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim has its fair share of unusual bugs, but one glitch manages to make the game look more like The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind.

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These Are Skyrim's Least Popular Perk Trees

Skyrim players discuss the game's least cherished perk trees, revealing what kind of abilities they never invest in when playing.