• Enchanting, making potions and weapons is easy
  • Dual-wielding and Shouts make combat more fun
  • Main quest line is an improvement from Oblivion
  • Mayhem and wonder can lurk behind every turn


  • Too easy to go into "sneak" mode when backing up
  • Technical issues could ruin moments for some
  • Long load times in the Xbox 360 version

At A Glance

Wonder comes in many forms in Skyrim, and Bethesda shows us this wonder in many places and in many ways in one of their most enjoyable games yet.