The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion Retrospective
Editorial - posted by VentilatorOfDoom
on Thu 29 April 2010, 11:49:49
Tags: Bethesda Softworks
; Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
The best Western RPG made this generation receives the retrospective treatment
by esteemed RPG site The Koalition, a site apparently not populated by haters.
What’s completely amazing about this game is that you don’t even have to do the main quest at all. Once you escape from jail the world is yours (to quote Scarface). You can do whatever you like, and no matter what you choose to do it still feels like an adventure. If you want to get real creative you can come up with a little quest of your own, such as visiting all the towns and killing everybody in the game (which I actually tried to do once). You are only limited by your own imagination.
There are novels to read, caves to explore, houses to break into, guilds to discover and unique items/weapons to obtain. I have never played a game this open before, and that is why I have come to appreciate the game so much. If you have yet to enjoy Bethesda’s amazing fantasy adventure after four years, then I hope this article makes you at least think about picking it up.
Disclaimer: This newspost does not contain any hints at my opinion on the subject at hand.
Spotted at: GB
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