Hardcore role-playing fans are hoping for a gigantic, epic adventure in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim .
And it appears they'll get exactly that. In fact, the game might actually be too big for Bethesda's liking…wait, executive producer and game director Todd Howard is probably being sarcastic.
In speaking to Norwegian publication Gamer.no (and cited by OXM UK ), Howard spoke about the game's gigantic size, saying it boasts "120 real caves, and more than 100 common points of interest outside." Add to that the "hand-crafted" nature of the development, and the meticulous design process has got to be plenty taxing. In comparison to Oblivion , the new Elder Scrolls is actually the same size "as the crow flies," but the new quest features a lot of mountainous terrain, so the realm will "seem bigger" to players. Howard added:
"We also have grassy tundra, volcanic tundra, a forest with an autumnal theme and a glacier. There are about six or seven distinct types of environments."
The bottom line is that if you want to become immersed in a gigantic fantasy world, there will be no better option than The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim . The only problem is the release date: November 11. …there are a whole lot of unbelievable titles scheduled for that time of year.
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