The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Vast and violent tale filled with moral choice, ambiguity.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 157 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 458 reviews

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age 12+

**Please Read**

Well I play some games with my sun before I let him go off and play it alone. This is one of the first games he got that I kinda enjoyed. Other parents may sometimes do what I do and look at the back and say "No" but ESPB (whatever it's call) sometimes get strict. There is not much Sexual activity. There is a bit of cleavage not bad though. You can also get married in the game. Your wife doesn't really play a role though. All she does is follow you around and make you food and give you money now and then. Also the game is violent which is about the only reason it is "M". The alcoholism and beer can be compared to a different game like "Sims" they only is it in certain areas like bars and taverns, not people walking around selling beer to random kids. Lets get back to the violence. The worst thing I have seen is stabbing a dragon in the neck. Surprising the same amount of blood as assassinating someone in halo (Halo is a good game that has an extreme LACK of blood).In my opinion a 12 and above would be okay for the game. If you allow them to play games like Sims (Sims probably have more sexual content then this game) Gears Of War (A really bloody game) or DeadSpace your kid should be mature enough to handle the game. Thanks for reading.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
3 people found this helpful.
age 8+

One of the best games of All time

It’s a great game, that discourages killing, stealing, and hitting people. This game has swearing but the swearing is the same as you would see in a PG movie. The gore is very fake. The violence is hitting enemies, who attack or steal from you. This game has loads to do and it’s very fun

This title has:

Great role models

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For kids who love action and adventure in their games

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