Dawngaurd brought back a lot of immersiveness that Skyrim was generally lacking (for me) but I think that was due to their well made environments, excellent new characters (voice acting,e tc...)and story line and my new ENB mod.
Every factor of the game weights in. They work together like a symphony. If the violin section (artists) is lacking or the cellos are lacking (writers) then the whole symphony pays for it.
As for thought provoking, If a game can make you think and engulf you in its world then it is surpassing all other games.
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