Released in 2011 Skyrim still dominates the gaming industry. You've got memes dedicated to the game, a strong modding community and plenty of fan art and fiction surrounding this role playing game. With hundreds and hundreds of hours available in Skyrim it's really no surprise that the game has had such great success.
But what is it about Skyrim and the games like Skyrim that are out there that draws so many gamers in and makes it still so popular a few years later. This is a continuing trend in games like Skyrim as well with Dark Souls and even the Oblivion of old having a similar impact on the gaming community.
What are the successful components of Skyrim? I'll explore that and more on this page. Gamers and non-gamers alike are encouraged to leave their opinions at the end in the comment section.