Categories: Western, RPG
Meta Score: 94
Store: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Price: $ 4,52)
User Score: 88.0
Platform: Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 3, PSP
Publisher Names: 2K Games
Support Language: English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish – Spain*
*languages with full audio support
Publish Date: 2006-03-20

PC Requirements:

  • OS: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows XP 64-Bit
  • Processor: 2 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent
  • Memory: 512 MB
  • Graphics: 128 MB Direct3D compatible video card and DirectX 9.0 compatible driver
  • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 4.6 GB
  • Sound: DirectX 8.1 compatible


Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel’s capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. With no true Emperor, the gates to Oblivion (the equivalent of hell in the world of Tamriel) open, and demons begin to invade Cyrodiil and attack its people and towns. It’s up to you to find the lost heir to the throne and unravel the sinister plot that threatens to destroy all of Tamriel. In keeping with the Elder Scrolls tradition, players have the option to experience the main quest at their own pace, and there are plenty of opportunities to explore the vast world and make your own way. Numerous factions can be joined, such as the thieves or mages guilds, and each contains its own complete storyline and the chance to rise to the head of the faction and reap further rewards. Oblivion features a groundbreaking new AI system, called Radiant AI, which gives non-player characters (NPCs) the ability to make their own choices based on the world around them. They decide where to eat or who to talk to and what they say. They sleep, go to church, and even steal items, all based on their individual characteristics. Full facial animations and lip-synching, combined with full speech for all dialog, allows NPCs to come to life like never before. [Bethesda]

Positive Comment(s)

A staggeringly ambitious game that successfully unites some of the best elements of RPG, adventure and action games and fuses them into a relentlessly immersive and intoxicating whole.100Eurogamer
The music is superbly scored and goes a long way to set a mood. I ca not imagine playing this game without the soundtrack and any attempt to do so only managed to break the mood.100Into Liquid Sky
Here we have a game that is intelligent and uncompromising yet wonderfully easy to get involved with and enjoy.100Boomtown
The most captivating first-person role-playing game yet. This is essential gaming.100The Sydney Morning Herald
Once past the first level, my character continued to skill up in those things she used most, in the most incredibly seamless and incredibly deep role-playing mechanic I’ve ever seen in a console game.100Detroit Free Press
The bottom line is Oblivion is probably the only game besides Halo that gamers will still have in their drives a year from now, an after running around the world for 50hrs I can see why.100Extreme Gamer
An epic, not only because the immaculate world you inhabit is so immense, but also because the gameplay is fantastically intense.100Times Online
Oblivion is a blast to play, and it’s a considerable achievement in the annals of electronic role-playing games.100Just Adventure
It is quite possible to blow through the game in 30 hours, but it is equally possible to play for 400 and still not have done everything there is to do in Cyrodiil.98eToychest
The main quest, side quests, townspeople, graphics, open-endedness, etc combine to make one of the best videogames available on any console.98PGNx Media

Negative Comment(s)

A unique twist on the traditional RPG genre, this game offers a great experience through its fast paced FPS style. The menus can be a bit clunky but overall it’s a great adventure.70Yojimbo2015
The game at times was good but at other times it was very frustrating. The gameplay and graphics are very old and the story/side quests weren’t interesting at all compared to skyrim in my opinion.60Thejodjeremie
While this game has some pretty nice highs, if I had to describe this game in one word, it would be bland.70brendo214

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