The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition Deluxe

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Description

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® Game of the Year Edition presents one of the best RPGs of all time like never before. Step inside the most richly detailed and vibrant game-world ever created. With a powerful combination of freeform gameplay and unprecedented graphics, you can unravel the main quest at your own pace or explore the vast world and find your own challenges.

Also included in the Game of the Year edition are Knights of the Nine and the Shivering Isles expansion, adding new and unique quests and content to the already massive world of Oblivion. See why critics called Oblivion the Best Game of 2006.


Key Features:

  • Live Another Life in Another World

    Create and play any character you can imagine, from the noble warrior to the sinister assassin to the wizened sorcerer.

  • First Person Melee and Magic

    An all-new combat and magic system brings first person role-playing to a new level of intensity where you feel every blow.

  • Radiant AI

    This groundbreaking AI system gives Oblivion's characters full 24/7 schedules and the ability to make their own choices based on the world around them. Non-player characters eat, sleep, and complete goals all on their own.

  • New Lands to Explore

    In the Shivering Isles expansion, see a world created in Sheogorath's own image, one divided between Mania and Dementia and unlike anything you've experienced in Oblivion.

  • Challenging new foes

    Battle the denizens of Shivering Isles, a land filled with hideous insects, Flesh Atronachs, skeletal Shambles, amphibious Grummites, and many more.

  • Begin a New Faction

    The Knights of the Nine have long been disbanded. Reclaim their former glory as you traverse the far reaches of Cyrodill across an epic quest line.


This English-only Deluxe version includes the following Downloadable Content (DLC)

  • Fighter's Stronghold Expansion

    Live the life of a noble warrior in this expansive castle with private quarters, grand dining hall, and a wine cellar.

  • Knights of the Nine Quest

    Vanquish the evil that has been released upon the land. New dungeons, characters, quests, and mysteries await.

  • Spell Tome Treasures

    Get these books and find low and high-level spells, as well as new powerful spells with multiple effects added.

  • Vile Lair

    An underwater multilevel hideout for evil players to find refuge, providing your character with safe haven.

  • Mehrune's Razor

    Conquer one of the deepest and most challenging dungeons in all of Cyrodiil to claim this fearsome weapon.

  • The Thieves Den

    Uncover a famous pirate's lost ship and claim it for your own. Designed for stealth-based characters.

  • Wizard's Tower

    In the frozen mountains of Cyrodiil stands Frostcrag Spire, a tower of wonders for your magic-oriented character.

  • Orrery

    Harness the power of the stars. Rebuild the Orrery to unlock the secrets of this Mages Guild Inner Sanctum.

  • Horse Armor Pack

    Tamriel is a dangerous place. Protect your horse from danger with this beautiful handcrafted armor.

Customer reviews

95

It will make you forget to eat and sleep

akassassinn1 | April 23, 2015 | See all akassassinn1's reviews »

get ready to indulge in the biggest RPG you've ever played , and to make a huge deal of decisions along your journey in the Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion . You're tasked to find the heir of the emperor of Cyrodil after a number of attacks from the Oblivion realm on the Empire start increasing threatening the existence of the world , a very good and well executed plot that makes the game enjoyable but you'll soon forget since the game has so much to offer and encourages you to stray of the path and look for more outside the main quest , many guilds to join and many tombs to raid and plunder, huge amount of rare loot to gain , and 10 distinct skills to master to increase your chances of surviving , the game offers many play styles to pick from magic , heavy and rogue like combat , you start the game by choosing your race and few skills that will determine how you play the game ahead , few issues in the game might be game breaking as it's absolutely huge , you'll encounter a lot of bugs so it's imperative to save the game as often as you can , and some fighting systems are under developed like the archery ( my favorite) ,which was saved by the ability to mod the game, huge collection of mods that will change and shift you experience entirely and add even more quests and whole campaign lines to your game . there are 4 main factions as well as 9 or more side factions with a load of stuff for you to do , if you were a hardcore RPG gamer or just a casual player ,you'll find something to do here, an absolute must play classic .

80

Hundreds of hours of fun

LSD | Dec. 20, 2014 | See all LSD's reviews »

Oblivion was the first RPG game i played, and i absolutely loved it. If you've played a Bethesda game before, you'll know exactly what to expect -- and when i say "exactly", i mean "precisely", because every game since Oblivion has been more-or-less a copy & paste experience. If you haven't, though, then Oblivion is the perfect place to start. The graphics are fantastic, if a little dated (and severely over-saturated), and the gameplay is 100% the same as the recent Bethesda titles, which means there's no need to be put off by the fact the game is over 8 years old.

The game is essentially a huge open world comprised of 9 large cities and hundreds of individual settlements, dungeons, ruins and forts; and to go with those hundreds of locations are dozens upon dozens of quests -- some of them intricate questlines, others short side-missions.

The world is interesting and varied, the characters are numerous and life-like, the quests are all good fun, the story is fantastic... ...sadly, however, the the level system is severely flawed.

The level system is just awful, forcing you to min-max to avoid being hampered, as the game levels all foes up with the player, while also forgoing the use of experience -- instead granting level progress based on your usage of skills. The flaw with this is that if the skill-ups you received weren't combat-related, you can't level up combat-attributes, meaning you'll be facing levelled up foes with stats that might not be able to match their abilities.

It's still a fantastic game, but the level system really drags it down.

70

I Never Even Played the Main Quest

tedesco75 | Sept. 17, 2014 | See all tedesco75's reviews »

Looking back on Oblivion, it was good at the time and it showed glimpses of what would become Skyrim but to go back to it now is an exercise in difficulty.

The voice acting is great (who doesn't love Patrick Stuart?) but as with most Bethesda games the story is not really the main draw here so you may not really hear all of it unless you are drawn in to the story (I wasn't). I have logged over a hundred hours in this game and I have never made it past the second or third story quest as there is so much to do and so many ways to play that you can get distracted.

Of course as I have said many times not all is roses there are a number of problems with this game that only seem more glaring as the years go by. The leveling system is downright atrocious. It is cryptic and difficult to understand. Once you do figure it out you might decide it's better to not level at all as the world levels with you so soon you will be facing bandits wearing armor to match your own. This is something that Bethesda fixed in Fallout 3 and Oblivion but if you want to play without mods be ready. That segues into my next big beef with this game which is the combat it is not really very fun to play as a melee character and I opted to go full stealth so I never really fought anyone. It is neat you can roleplay that much but I did it because the mechanics sucked.

Overall Oblivion was fun at the time of it's release and there is a lot of good stuff here, but you are better off playing one of the new Fallout games or Skyrim.

97

Old but gold

CARLEST | July 5, 2014 | See all CARLEST's reviews »

Have you ever wanted to visit Oblivion? Now is your chance! This game offers you everything that you need in a good RPG. It has a good storyline, nice graphics and good voice actors. Mainly, what you need to do is find the kings son and shut the gates to oblivion. There are many cool monsters that you need to fight with and it is pretty hard sometimes. The cities are really nice and colourful. And the most awesome building, White Gold Tower is really nice. First I bought this game to visit those nice cities but now I play it and the game is really awesome. The DLCs add really much content and are pretty long in my opinion. I'll recommend this game to everyone. Go and get it!

94

A fantastic fantasy world

Jokin93 | March 30, 2014 | See all Jokin93's reviews »

I initially played this game when it first appeared, in 2006 and I remember that I loved it a lot back then, the game had me hooked instantly, with the epic story and beautiful scenery.

I had no mods back then. But now I do and I must say that thanks to those, this game is better than many games that were released in 2010 or later. There are mods for everything (better graphics, fun and content) and whereas the initial game keeps its extreme level of epicness, these spectacular mods improve the replay value and make it worth a lot more than its price.

This game is worth every penny and it will have you hooked for hundreds of hours, just like Skyrim.