Check our list of recommendations for open world role playing games like Skyrim which provide similar gameplay. Skyrim is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action role-playing video game series. Set two hundred years after Oblivion, Skyrim's main story revolves around the player character's efforts to defeat Alduin, a Dragon who is prophesied to destroy the world. Don't forget to mention if we miss any games as we keep on updating this list.
Games Similar to Skyrim
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Oblivion is the fourth installment in The Elder Scrolls action fantasy video game series. Oblivion's main story revolves around the player character's efforts to thwart a fanatical cult known as the "Mythic Dawn" that plans to open the gates to a realm called "Oblivion".
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single-player action role-playing video game. Kingdoms of Amalur features five distinct regions, four playable races, and three class trees with 22 abilities per tree.Combat is based on the timing of button presses, similar to an action role-playing game, with occasional quick time event cutscenes.
Fallout 3 is an action role-playing open world video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios. It is the third major installment in the Fallout series. The player character is an inhabitant of Vault 101, a survival shelter designed to protect up to 1,000 humans from the nuclear fallout. The game has an attribute and combat system typical of an action strategy game.
Dragon Age II is a fantasy simulator video game developed by BioWare, and published by Electronic Arts. The player assumes the role of Hawke, a human mage, warrior, or rogue who arrives in the city of Kirkwall as a lowly refugee but becomes its legendary champion over a turbulent decade of political and social conflict.
Dark Souls is an open world action role-playing video game. The game takes place in the kingdom of Lordran, where the player character is an undead chosen to make pilgrimage. Dark Souls has a minimalistic plot and much of it is interpreted by the player on their journey.
More games like Skyrim:
Dragons Dogma, Fable III, Darksiders 2, Witcher 2, Gothic 3, Risen 1 & 2, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North,
Fallout: New Vegas, Dark Souls II, Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines, Neverwinter Nights, Ravensword: Shadowlands, Divinity II, Far Cry 3,
Two Worlds II, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Red Dead Redemption,......if you can think of more, then don't forget to mention it in comments.