Watch the First 23 Minutes of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Right Here [Update]

(UPDATE - Videos removed as a courtesy to Bethesda. –Ed.) The game might not be out yet, but those wanting to see how the opening moments of Skyrim go down, you can see it all in these two videos.

Why's the action split over two clips? This isn't just the opening cinematic, it's the whole introductory sequence, including character creation. So if you don't want the start of the game spoiled, you have been warned.


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is out November 11 on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. The videos here were originally uploaded by the YouTube user linked below, but have since been removed. They're from the Xbox 360 version of the game.

Twelve Dogs Dancing [YouTube, thanks Eli!]

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*unsheathe sword.

*runs up face to face with an enemy.

*press wrong button to sheathe sword.

It's been a very, very, very long time since I last saw someone made a noob mistake like that.

God! watching this guy play is painful, would someone please take the controller away from that monkey?

(I seriously hope that wasn't luke playing)