NY Daily News: If you play only one game this year, make it this one: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, our Game of the Year.
Bethesda’s latest Elder Scrolls title isn’t bereft of bugs, but it is a truly unique gaming experience, with a world that’s advanced and tremendously detailed. Much like previous series titles, Skyrim is a world in which the gamer crafts the story, acting and reacting to the world around.
It is this outstanding, absolutely breathtaking world that pushes Skyrim to the very top of the 2011 heap, but it’s a narrow victory in a year as loaded as this one. Here are the nine other titles that gave Skyrim a run: