Skyrim – an immense word of power in the gaming world these days. A simple mention of this open-world epic is enough to send shivers down many a nerd’s spine. Since the release of Oblivion in 2006 thrust The Elder Scrolls series into the mainstream conscious, Bethesda Softworks have been riding a wave of considerable success. After a few years spent focusing on the popular Fallout games, Bethesda have returned to their most beloved series with fresh ideas & a new engine to boot. Is Skyrim the dragon-slaying epic RPG fans have been waiting for? Or is it doomed to medieval mediocrity?