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Skyrim Xbox 360 reviews

- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Classics)
Suitable for mature persons 15 years and over.

Xbox 360 Developer : Bethesda

(150 ratings)
 

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10 out of 12 people found this review helpful:
Review by David on 12th November, 2011
 
"Epic"

Waited a loooong time to finally play this game. It has lived up to every piece of hyped-up goodness that was promised and more. If you only buy one game a year/decade make this the one and only consideration

 
22 out of 26 people found this review helpful:
Review by Rochelle on 14th November, 2011
 
5 stars "Life will never be the same....."

It arrived, I opened it, I started it at 4:25 Friday and finally went to bed for a well earned sleep Sunday at 5pm.
Enough said!

 
11 out of 14 people found this review helpful:
Review by hamish on 25th November, 2011
 
5 stars "Game of the year "

This is without a doubt, the game of the year, and in my opinion, game of the century

 
3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
Review by James on 27th December, 2011
 
5 stars "New favorite game-"

This is possibly my new favorite game. This, Gears of War 3 and Forza Motorsport 4 are the best games for Xbox 360 this year (that I've played). There is 300+ hours of game play and just so much to do. Whether you are cooking soup, slaying dragons or simply exploring the huge world that is Skyrim. Worth every cent and more!

 
3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
Review by Kylie on 30th December, 2011
 
5 stars "Awesome game, but I don't get to see my husband anymore!"

I haven't played this game myself, but both my husband and 15 year old son love it. Was a very good buy.

 
3 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
Review by Shaun on 24th January, 2012
 
5 stars "FAN-BLOODY-TASMICAL!"

I've racked up well over 500 hours of gameplay on Skyrim over 7 different characters and I still cannot stop playing! The graphics make Oblivion look like it was made on Nintendo 64, the gameplay and combat is so intense and immersive that you'll find yourself cursing the descendants of your foes. And when that dragon comes crashing down behind you out of nowhere and starts torching a village- You WILL need a clean pair of undies. I don't just recommend this game, I put to you this point: It WILL change your life.

 
2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
Review by michael on 6th February, 2012
 
5 stars "wow.."

this game was breath taking. i first did not want to purchase it because i thought it would be boring and over hyped. however through being convinced by friends, i did buy it and it was one of the best games ive ever played. months down the track and im still trying to complete the endless supply of missions that the game offers. there is so much depth that has been brought into the game to make it so amazing. best game of the year by far. :)

 
5 out of 6 people found this review helpful:
Review by Brent on 7th February, 2012
 
5 stars "If Oblivion put you off, Skyrim will get you to come back."

I was someone who was disapointed with Oblivion, I found the non human style characters to look laughably bad and the musical score to be average at best. The gameplay seemed very stiff and wooden to me, and lastly the main quest/story felt really displaced. I didn't feel like my character was really important at all.

In Skyrim, all that has changed for me. Right off the bat, making my character was fun as I wanted to make an Orc that I could take seriously, and I could. The music felt as big as the events around you, from subtle whilst sneaking through a fortress to epic when duelling a dragon. It seemed a more fluid game in terms of gameplay, as well as making the games third person view playable now. Lastly, the story really draws you in, making you feel a true part of it.

If you have been sitting on the fence about this game, it is one where I would believe the hype. Skyrim is truly a great fantasy rpg.

 
5 out of 6 people found this review helpful:
Review by Cullum on 15th March, 2012
 
5 stars "Great game"

I havent bought this game yet but I have hired it from Video Ezy. This is a game is a long game so it won't get boring in like a week. It is a great game, go buy it, atleast some day!

 
8 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
Review by Joshua on 14th April, 2012
 
5 stars "Skyrim"

If you love role playing games this is the game for you. I have been playing this game for 70 hours and still haven't clocked it. How many games can you say that about -!!

If you buy this game you are defiantly getting your moneys worth out of it

 
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
Review by Wilson on 18th April, 2012
 
5 stars "Oh wow"

I can't even play any other games now cos im addicted to this

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Margaret on 8th May, 2012
 
4 stars "Great game"

Has a free format story line, lots of characters and didn't ways of playing the game. Lots of variety, able to pick lots of ways to achieve goals in the game.

 
8 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
Review by Michael on 9th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Phenomenal!!"

I'm not generally a fan of dragons and magic and games of the like but this game blew me away. Everything about the game is great from the stunning graphics to the share size of the world you explore. There is so much to do and so many side missions to complete. This game will certainly kill many many hours. Buy it you won't regret it.

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Patrick on 10th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Epic"

Definately game of the year, addictive,beautiful storyline is amazing

 
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
Review by Maximus on 15th May, 2012
 
4 stars "A-MAZ-ING"

Put it in the disk tray, and the rest is history as I have not stepped foot outside my home in 3 days! happy gaming because this is a wonderful game!

 
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
Review by Carl on 16th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Awesome!...game of the decade!!"

Simply put, this game is by far the best game I have played in years! If you have not bought this yet DO IT..it's one of those games that are simply a must buy, and besides the price now is very reasonable for what you get. Hours and hours of game play.

 
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
Review by Kaleb on 17th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Fus Roh Dah!!!"

Skyrim is an awesome games. It is an open world game and has a vast area to explore, which consists of tundra, woodlands, caves, cities, villages and mountains. Dragons also make an apperance in the game, as the main antagonists. New features to the game include, perks and shouts.

Pros:

  • Vast open world
  • Dragons
  • Perks
  • Shouts
  • Amazing skill trees.
  • Minimum of 200 hours of quests
  • Amazing Graphics
  • Awesome sounds

Cons:

  • A few glitches, but gives for a good few laughs. (eg. Flying mammoths)
  • Can lag considerably after about 60 hours (mainly PS3 version) On Xbox 360 the lag is hardly noticable.
 
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
Review by nicholas on 17th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Freaking amazing, my new favourite game"

Wicked game, great graphics awesome game play
So addivctive, a must have game.

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by greg on 18th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Brilliant"

An amazing game, completely addictive, will be playing this one for a long time…

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Charles on 19th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Awesom"

Great game… Worth the money

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by trevor on 26th May, 2012
 
5 stars "Best game ever"

Obviously Bethesda but alot of work into the game, Everything in the game was amazing. Cant complain about anything!

 
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
Review by Warren & Debbie on 5th June, 2012
 
4 stars "Very good prompt service"

Very good game & can spend hrs of endless fun

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Quillan on 16th June, 2012
 
5 stars "Massive, and amazing!"

I was a stunned when I first turned this game on to find one of the biggest and best games to ever come out an any platform. It blew my mind away.

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Alana on 14th July, 2012
 
5 stars "Amazing!"

This game is packed with action and adventure. I personally enjoy this game because of the fact that it feels worthy of its price. A game that will take alot of your time to complete. The graphics are also magnificent – the scenery and details are something you need to check out if you haven't already. The only downside to this game would have to be the loading screen, it takes quite awhile to load compared to the pc version. Overall, if you are the kind of gamer who enjoys action and adventure then you should definitely try it out (:

 
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Travis on 17th October, 2012
 
5 stars "Say goodbye to your real life."

I was first introduced to the Elder Scrolls universe via Oblivion and loved it. Skyrim is by far the best open world rpg game I have ever played. The graphics are gorgeous, combat system is fluid and easy to learn and the storylines (should you decide to explore them) are entertaining and in some cases comical in a good way. If you want a game worth every dollar you spend on it and more then get this glorious gem of a game.

 
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
Review by Shea on 20th November, 2012
 
5 stars "Lika Boss!!!"

It's a great game. Can play 4 hours

 
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
Review by Manaia on 23rd December, 2012
 
5 stars "Definetly goes down in gaming history!!"

Stunning graphics, great storyline and plot makes Skyrim one of the best xbox 360 games ever.

 
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
Review by Casey on 9th March, 2013
 
5 stars "Never Slept"

This game is just amazing there so an infinite number of this to do, especially now that the new dlc's are out. I was hoping that bethsda would deliver on this game and they far exceeded my expectations. I dont think any game can top this.

 
 
Review by Rebecca on 29th April, 2014
 
5 stars "Endlessly entertaining"

One of the best games I have ever played or ever will play.

 
 
Review by Noel on 28th November, 2013
 
5 stars "Massive"

Just as addictive as Oblivion 4.
Exactly what I hoped for.

 
 
Review by Luke on 6th October, 2013
 
5 stars "A must get game"

Skyrim is an awesome game where you can play how you wanna play. Be a warrior,thief or a Mage it's up to you

 
 
Review by Dom on 8th July, 2013
 
5 stars "Still one of the best games on the market, and it's 2 years old!"

Loved Edler Scrolls IV: Oblivion and got this anticipating a great game. I was not disappointed. This is a worthwhile addition to anyones collection. Huge game with literally 100s of hours of game play.

 
1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
Review by Reef on 20th June, 2012
 
4 stars "Best adventure game I have ever played."

The game story was fast but the graphics and the weapons are so awesome the game is like a full on story 24/7

Sound 5/5
Graphic's 5/5
Storyline 3/5
Overall 4/5

 
2 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
Review by Mike on 18th January, 2012
 
5 stars "ITS COOL(12yr son)"

What I need to add is if you let you kids on this, it will be the last time they will do any work around the home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
1 out of 13 people found this review helpful:
Review by Simon on 28th February, 2012
 
1 stars "Meh"

A massive step backwards in gaming, I'm going back to Oblivion. Too much of the games basic structure has been taken from Fallout 3 and very little of it blends with what was the brilliant concepts from Oblivion and Morrowind and all of the things that have been taken out, like attributes and many of the skills, the inability to increase jump height and speed is just out right annoying.

In short: Skyrim needs it's own rating system 1=(skyrim) 3=(dog turd) 5=(something that doesnt make me sick)