It’s already here. I should have acted…wait I did…and it’s glorious! The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has taken its spot on my hierarchy of priorities somewhere between eating and breathing. I’m pale, malnourished, and sleep deprived, and all I can say is thank Talos it’s finally arrived. As I’ve played through Skyrim, I keep finding myself trying to draw comparisons to its predecessor Oblivion, but what’s interesting is that more often I feel as though I am playing Fallout 3. It would make sense from a technical perspective given that Fallout 3 was the last release from Bethesda, but it seems most comparisons I’ve read have stuck to the Elder Scrolls family. That said, here are just 5 of the reasons that Skyrim is more Fallout than Oblivion.