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Elder Scrolls Online - Reviews In Progress

by Myrthos, 2014-04-03 10:12:24

Here are a few reviews in progress for The Elder Scrolls Online. They are in progress as it apparently takes a bit more time to review an online game and I guess they need to write something every now and then. Anyway, if you need some impressions before deciding to enter, perhaps these will help.


At this time, I can safely recommend The Elder Scrolls Online to people who are both fans of traditional MMOs and Elder Scrolls in general -- everyone else should probably pick it up on a sale or wait and see how the subscription fee system fares. Stay tuned as we cover The Elder Scrolls Online throughout the launch -- next on Friday evening after testing out roughly a week of the live environment and the launch-day festivities (or wait queues).


This sense of exploration extends to smaller things as well, such as the skyshards scattered throughout the world that grant you an extra skill point if you gather three of them (and thus smartly downplaying the importance of leveling so players don't rush through). Treasure chests dot the world plentifully, and since many of them hold meaningful rewards, making it worth it to stop and see what goodies emerge. It's such a nice change of pace from the frantic rushes you find in other MMOs these days, where people just want to speed through the content with little care about their surroundings.

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So far, The Elder Scrolls Online surpassed my expectations. If you are a fan of The Elder Scrolls series and love everything about it, The Elder Scrolls Online will please you as it has everything that you love in an ES game. It may not be your traditional MMO that you are accustomed to, but what Zenimax did in this game makes it stand out from the rest of the competition. Let’s wait until I hit the end-game for the final verdict but as it stands right now, the game is enjoyable and I can see myself playing this game for a long time coming.

Information about

Elder Scrolls Online

SP/MP: Single + MP
Setting: Fantasy
Platform: PC
Release: Released