There are few things more emblematic of Bethesda’s fifth instalment of Elder Scrolls titles than the Skyrim logo. When the developer first revealed it, the image confirmed fans’ wildest dreams that this fantasy world would be full of dragons, but there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the exact lore behind this famous symbol.
So, we’ve gone to the far reaches of the internet to find out exactly what the Skyrim logo stands for, and how it came about. Of course, you’re still free to have your own interpretation of what this iconic logo means, it’s just nice to know what developers intended the meaning for the symbol adorned on the box art to be.
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