i also want to let all of you know that as far as i have heard is that the esrb gets paid more money for rating a game m and a as well as having the game rated for more content, do not trust them! The elder scrolls v skyrim is a perfectly fine game for ages 8. As you may have seen is that common sense media rated the game with strong raping. Ratings guide in-depth information on the esrb rating system. Ratings process find out how we assign age and content ratings. Where to find ratings whether online or in-store, here is where you can find our ratings. Parental controls learn how to manage your familys video game and device use. the elder scrolls v skyrim is a fantasy role-playing game set 200 years after the events of its predecessor. It takes place in skyrim, the oldest and northernmost province of tamriel, a continent that fans of the elder scrolls franchise have been exploring in games dating back to 1994. The next chapter in the highly anticipated elder scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 20 games of the year, bethesda game studios. And the elder scrolls v skyrim doesnt skimp in any of those areas. This is a mammoth middle earth-like digital world full of nordic humans and forest elves, giant frost-spitting spiders and bloodthirsty werewolves, breathtaking snow-covered peaks and dank hidden crypts, fierce trolls and wispy wraiths, magical spells and poisoned battle axes.