The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Guides

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.

Despite how long it's been out, Skyrim still enjoys a dedicated audience thanks to a thriving modding scene, as well as Bethesda's fair hand for designing an eminently replayable game. At this point though, it's safe to say that you've probably played a fair chunk of the game legitimately, and might fancy spicing up your next playthrough with a few overpowered abilities, or at least removing some of the duller elements altogether.

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).

In a game where you can get accumulate countless trinkets, get married and adopt children, it only makes sense you can dabble in home ownership too. Skyrim Houses unlock when you complete certain quests and hand over a sizeable amount of gold, allowing you to have a base in some of the game's biggest cities.

Skyrim DLC starting locations - How to start Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn expansions

As with many of Bethesda's huge adventures, Skyrim was treated to a series of hefty expansions that introduced new questlines, weapons, factions, locations and even the ability to build your own house.

If you're playing the original versions of the game and have bought the DLC, it'll show up on the game's main menu to signify it's available. If you have bought the PS4, Xbox One or PC version of the Special Edition, it'll automatically be included too.

How to start Dawnguard DLC in Skyrim

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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.

For the first time on consoles, players will be able to download Skyrim mods on PS4 and Xbox One. The recent launch of mods in Fallout 4 allowed players to customise their adventure with graphical tweaks, new sound effects and even entire new missions, and with hundreds mods available from day one on Xbox One, expect similar healthy support for Skyrim upon release.

The best PC games

Old and new, this is our pick of the PC games you should play today.

Eurogamer's best games lists aim to guide you to the highest quality, most original, most exciting games around today. Each regularly updated list presents between 10 and 20 varied games that we think would make a fine foundation for any game collection.