The Elder Scrolls V: skyrim
At Stuff we’ve often thought modern life would be more exciting if humans had a few natural predators roaming the streets: a leopard on the Tube, or a wasp the size of an Apache gunship patrolling Cornwall. And it seems you agree, because 2012’s Game of the Year allows you to live a fairly mundane life – get a job, get married and get drunk in the tavern after work – with the added excitement of potential dragon attacks. Throw in epic mountain vistas, dense forests, magic spells and living, breathing towns and you’ve got a game so brilliantly immersive that there could be a bear gnawing at your front door and you wouldn’t even notice. Read review
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