The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Special Edition

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How well does Skyrim on Switch compare to PS4?

Plus: docked vs mobile testing, performance analysis - and more.

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FeatureFive of the Best: Mountains

Everest and read this.

FeatureFive of the Best: Potions

A new series celebrating the little things that make games great.

Controversial Skyrim Together mod reemerges with nightly builds as developers reveal death threats

"We know that you are most likely trying to help, but this isn't helping…"

FeatureWhere video games and ASMR converge

"Ultimately, we're one community."

FeatureA brief history of drug use in video games

Tripping meatballs from Mario to Cyberpunk.

Don't get your hopes up for mods in Skyrim Switch

"We are not actively doing that."

FeatureThe allure of medieval weaponry

The sword cuts many ways.

FeatureThe constant quest to be nosy

Why curiosity rewards the cat.

Digital FoundrySkyrim on Xbox One X gets the job done - but we expected more

Resolution apart, upgrades are thin on the ground.

Skyrim console commands, cheats for PC

The most powerful console commands in Skyrim, including player boosts, infinite gold and items, and cheats to beat every quest and character.

Skyrim best weapons ranked - best bow, sword, dagger and more

The best, highest-DPS weapons in Skyrim ranked for each weapon type.

Skyrim Gold - the best, fastest methods for how to earn money and coins in Skyrim

All of the best ways, with and without crafting, to earn cash in Skyrim.

Skyrim Mage Skills - how to max Destruction, Conjuration, Restoration, Illusion, and Alteration

The best, fastest ways to level 100 in Skyrim's Magicka-based Mage skills.

Skyrim Thief Skills - how to max Sneak, Speech, Pickpocket and Lockpicking

The best, fastest ways to level 100 in Skyrim's stealth-based Thief skills.

Skyrim Warrior Skills - how to max One-Handed, Archery, Heavy Armor, Light Armor, Two-Handed and Block

The best, fastest ways to level 100 in Skyrim's combat-focused Warrior skills.

Skyrim Golden Claw quest - door puzzle solution and walkthrough for the Bleak Falls Barrow dungeon

How to solve the code and finish the side-quest early in Skyrim's adventure.

Skyrim Crafting Skills - how to max Enchanting, Alchemy, and Smithing

The best, fastest ways to level 100 in Skyrim's essential crafting skills.

Skyrim Levelling and XP - how to power-level every Skill to Level 100

The best methods for Levelling Up, power-levelling, and maxing skills in Skyrim explained in our levelling hub.

Skyrim marriage explained - How to get married with the Amulet of Mara

Where to find the Amulet, start the ceremony, and the benefits of tying the knot.

Skyrim Houses - Where to buy and how to build a house

When you're ready for home ownership, here's how and where to get your own domicile (or three).

Skyrim guide: Everything you need to know about the remastered PS4, Xbox, PC Special Edition upgrade

Special Edition Visual upgrades, console mods and DLC explained, and game guides for all versions.

Skyrim mods on PS4, Xbox One, PC - How to install mods in the Special Edition release

How to quickly customise your game in the remastered release on consoles and PC.

How well does Skyrim on Switch compare to PS4?

Plus: docked vs mobile testing, performance analysis - and more.

FeatureOn the secret smallness of Skyrim

Turning molehills into mountains.

Skyrim's Switch release date slated for November

For the adventurer who has not yet taken an arrow to the knee.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Skyrim on Switch

Nintendo reveals first playable code at Gamescom.

New Skyrim mod lets you explore Cyrodiil's Bruma

How high the mountains of Skyrim rise.

Bethesda E3 2017 live report

Skyrims! Wolfensteins! Evils Withins! All the action as it happened.

Don't expect a Skyblivion beta or release until 2018

It's like a Daggerfall through my heart.

Skyrim mod Enderal gets DLC expansion of its own

Forgotten Stories includes content cut from the main mod.

FeatureThe archaeologists of Skyrim

Meet the players trying to bring Tamriel's lost history to life.

Digital FoundrySkyrim on PS4 Pro runs at native 4K - but there's a catch

The standard PS4 version has smoother performance overall.

Skyrim Special Edition patch causing game crashes on PC, PS4, Xbox one

UPDATE: Patch 1.2 live on PC. "Stay tuned" for console.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Skyrim Special Edition

PS4 and Xbox One take on the maxed out PC experience.

PodcastThe Eurogamer Podcast #19: Totally topical!

Take me down to the paradise city.

Titanfall 2 fails to beat Titanfall sales in UK

Launch sandwiched between Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty probably didn't help.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Skyrim Special Edition

Console frame-rates analysed, plus a look at the game's key visual upgrades.

VideoWatch: Ian plays the first three hours of Skyrim Special Edition

Let's all experience the game at the same time. Which in this case is 2pm BST.

Skyrim mods space is 1GB on PS4, but 5GB on Xbox One

Yet PS4 mods will be tiny without external assets.

Skyrim and Fallout 4 will receive mod support on PS4

Along with PS4 Pro graphic upgrades.

There's a Skyrim concert coming to London, but...

Composer Jeremy Soule disapproves, urges folks to "be wary".

Fallout 4 and Skyrim PS4 mods look dead - and Bethesda blames Sony

"Like you, we are disappointed by Sony's decision..."

FeatureThe Skyrim mod to Enderal

If you're impatient for a new Elder Scrolls, this long-awaited mod should do the trick.

FeaturePutting the magic back into magic in fantasy games

On the fantasy authors and ideas about sorcery game designers could learn from.

Digital FoundryCan PC mods match Skyrim Special Edition?

Digital Foundry has a shot at replicating the upcoming remaster.

Skyrim total conversion mod Enderal gets a release date, looks great

Completely new setting, new mechanics, new story!

Digital FoundryHow does the Skyrim remaster compare to the maxed out PC original?

Digital Foundry goes in-depth on the visual features added to the upcoming Special Edition.