Bathesda’s “Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” is one of the most addictive video games. Although it was released in November 2011, many gamers still play it without any intention of stopping.

Elder Scrolls SkyrimCredit:“Skyrim” is the fifth installment of Elder Scrolls RPG video games series which follows a hero known as “Dragonborn” through his adventures. What makes Bathesda’s Elder Scrolls series so interesting are the great virtual worlds, great stories and unlimited amount of fun as you identify with your character as you walk through the game. You can choose your character from many races: Dark Elves, Nords, High Elves, Orcs, Bretons, Khajitt – just to name a few, and each holds specific race traits: Elves are proficient in magic, Nords are good in combat, Orcs are very strong, Khajitt are agile and resemble oversized cats.

Skyrim is the northernmost region of the Elder Scrolls universe, populated by Nords, a race of people obviously resembling Nordic people in the real world. You begin your story as a convict sentenced to death, but before they chop off your head a dragon saves you. You get to take it from there.

Skyrim is an open world game so you can explore the vast mountains and plains. You soon discover that you are the Dragonborn, a man with a soul of a dragon whose purpose is to save the world from master dragon Alduin, “The World Eater”. Although killing Alduin is the main objective of the game, what makes it more interesting is that there a dozens of tasks that you also need to accomplish – you can purchase a house and get married, Skyrim Gameplaykill all the people in the game and cleanse all dungeons of their residents just to name a few.

Many scenes in the main quest resemble Buddhist monasteries and Buddhist attitudes, others resemble Nordic mythology. While playing this game, you will discover who you are: do you like a good, raw fight, or are you dedicated to books and studying magic – the more "clever" way. In Skyrim, you can virtually be whatever you want.

Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Official Gameplay Trailer