These nights across the land are those well spent. The game returns to the continent of Tamriel, where you explore the northern kingdom called Skyrim, home to the North race. In these northern regions, snow showers cloud your views and platforms of ice floating on the water cooled.
Skyrim embraces its darker elements. You may feel a strange thrill you see a half-sunken boat in the fog, or look like a dragon comes to life before your eyes in the sky swirling. Revives the tone Skyrim atmospheric Return to Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, only the dust storms of the game misty past have been replaced by glittering snow and fog opaque.
Even when you are not pursuing quests, however, the basic story of you trot your dogs in the ground, on foot or on horseback. You could visit a picturesque hamlet only to find that it is besieged by a beast hovering. The people you reach, aiming their arrows and fireballs up, and not everyone can survive the encounter.
It's pretty impressive that there is so much to do, it's even more impressive than most of it is wonderful. Not every dungeon is a joy to explore. Peter turning occasionally puzzles bring pleasure to a halt, and some cave drawings repeated could dampen your spirits. But overall, each task has an excellent sense of context, and surprises lurk in many tour.
So maybe not all surprises are welcome. But most are, and the element of the unexpected is what attracts to explore as much as you can. The reward could be a great weapon hidden in a locked safe, a superb view to ogle, or a book of legends that improves one of your attributes.
It is unfortunate that often breaks the immersion Skyrim he tries so hard to create, to both minor and major. Some details are just weird annoying. A character can engage in conversation through the ceiling. The chatter of people close to drowning could set important story. Two merchants standing next to each other can be expressed by the same actor and repeat the same lines. A skeleton of a dragon could disappear and then later abandon the sky in a new location.
If you've played previous Elder Scrolls games, glitches and quirks do not come as a surprise. However, in just one year Skyrim decorated with RPG quality that have many close combat, less bugs, better animations, etc.. But to be fair, none of these games are endowed with such enormity.