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The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online
alaScore 97

99 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the value for money and gameplay. The usability and graphics are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the reliability. There are some mixed views about the controls.

story, graphics, usability, gameplay, value for money


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the The Elder Scrolls Online is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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How Well Does The Elder Scrolls Online Run On Your PC?


The Elder Scrolls series practically invented the modern single-player RPG. Today, we look at the franchise's expansion into the MMO space with The Elder Scrolls Online. What sort of graphics card and CPU will you need to enjoy your experience in Tamriel?

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The Elder Scrolls Online Review


Tamriel is now bigger, better, and whole lot more crowded.

After reaching level ten I was able to travel to Cyrodiil and take part in the massive PvP battle. With the Imperial nation now collapsed, the three factions are all vying for control of the area and the Ruby Throne. Each team has their respective...

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Elder Scrolls Online


Does the classic RPG make a great massive multiplayer game?

A vast stretch of Tamriel to explore ; Excellent narrative-led quests ; Looks and feels like a proper Elder Scrolls title ; High production values

Combat can be an awkward half-way house ; Not quite a perfect solo or group experience yet

Still, there are other, more social pleasures to be found here, the story-led questing works brilliantly, and Tamriel is a great place to explore. Whether you’re a lapsed WoW veteran or an Elder Scrolls fanatic, you’re unlikely to go away dissatisfied.


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The Elder Scrolls Online Review


Under the surface, not enough has changed to the formula that separates The Elder Scrolls Online from existing free or established properties, and I would find it genuinely hard to recommend to anyone seeking an experience outside of a cosy, well...

One of the best skill progression systems in any MMO, hands down; Fantastic presentation, UI and voice acting; Deep, very well written lore permeates every single quest; PVP is genuinely great fun

Combat is laggy, glitchy and slow; PVE gameplay is uninspired and generic; Lack of interesting or new mechanics; Subscription fee is not justified; After a fairly hefty beta process, still lots of bugs

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The Elder Scrolls Online


Bethesda have rolled the 12-sided dice on Elder Scrolls. Has the massive multiplayer online role playing gamble paid off?

But regardless of where you are, trudge you will. The Elder Scrolls Online combat mechanic is a strange mix between Neverwinter Nights II and the earliest iterations of World of Warcraft. It's not necessarily bad, it's actually pretty decent, but...

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Preview: The Elder Scrolls Online


We're just a little worried about how good an MMO this can be...

Of course, this is just our experience from the early levels, and what remains to be seen is the all too crucial endgame component where the most time will be spent. Without a true handle on what that holds, all we can say is that the game is shaping...

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Great MMO


This game is great for fans of the Elder Scrolls world that want to get more of a MMO feel.This product has... Great online features, Downloadable ContentAbout me... Frequent player

Fun, engaging game play


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Controls hard to get used to otherwise OK game


Game is OK but not worth the subscription fee. Game seems rushed into development.This product has... Multiplayer capable, Great online features, Downloadable ContentAbout me... Multiplayer fan, Online player, Hardcore gamer


controls and PVE

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Great story, not a good MMO, decent single player


Great story, not a good MMO, decent single player game

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Dont get it


So I started playing with some guy killing me sending me to some prison, talked to a wizard, gathered what I wanted to fight with, fought a couple skellies, talked to a beautiful girl who tells me im dead and shes not, that I was sent to this realm by...

ummmmm nothing