Scrolls series, has one of the largest and expansive lore in the video game industry. So for those of you who have not played one of the games (God have mercy on your souls) I will provide a little bit of back story to whats going on as simply as I can.
Okay, Bethesda's last Elder Scrolls game was Oblivion, which took place 200 years prior to Skyrim. The only thing that need be known about Oblivion is that a bunch of powerful monsters emerge from the demotic plane of Oblivion led by Merunes Dagon, a god like being called Daedra who is looking to ruin every-ones day. He is defeated by Akatosh, leader of the Divines; the gods who created everything. Fast forward 200 years and travel across the continent of Tamriel to Skyrim. A frigid northern realm that is home to the human race known as Nords, yet under control by the crumpling Empire based out of Cryadil, where the last game took place. For some time the Empire fighting a civil war in Skyrim with the Nords, who believe their way of life is at risk. The player awakes in the back of a wagon bound in shackles on the way to his/her death with other prisoners including the rebel leader Ulfric Stormcloak. The Elder Scrolls Series has always been about choice, in the wagon, the only information you have about yourself is that you were trying to cross the border, so your back story is up to you. After arriving in Helgen, you notice the leader of Imperial troops in Skyrim, General Tullius is present. This does not bode well, the atmosphere intensified a roar sounds in the distance. You are unloaded off the wagon and the guard asks who you are. As mentioned earlier about choice, you the choice to choose between 10 unique races from the cat-like Khajiit, the reptile-like Argonians to the Orcs of the high mountains, a few
|Cool picture of what Alduin looks like|
|scenic view of how large the world is|
|The holds of Skyrim|
Awesome, 720 HD recommended