The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Switch

Game review by David Chapman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Skyrim's move to Switch brings huge adventure on the go.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 41 reviews

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age 14+

A delight!

Rich with story and quests, the player is driven to explore a massive open fantasy world that has been delighting audiences for over ten years. With plenty of storylines to follow, one could easily sink hundreds of hours into a game like The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim and still discover something new each time they sit down to play. Certain questlines can be dark, involving stealing, killing or sometimes even cannibalism. However, these questlines are completely optional and can be avoided. Players can consume alcohol as well as an addictive substance called "Skooma". There is some light swearing here and there and some occasional (non-graphical) sexual content. From killing bandits or monsters to raiding a dungeon, fighting dragons or even starting a civil war, Skyrim leaves the path of the story to the player.
age 8+


There are a lot of dumb reviews on this thing, but I’ll tell you the truth. This game is set in medieval age so there are swords bows etc. However my 12 year old son played this and his brother (8 years old) played it and enjoyed it, after viewing gameplay I can safely say this game is fine for 8 and up. My 8 year old was taught a lot about family and loyalty just through the side quests alone. The story is long but filled with positive role models/messages. All together fantastic game.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much swearing

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