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Vile Lair Download for Oblivion Merges Haven with Utility in a Package You Won't Want To Miss
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 07/12/06 | Chris Martin
True to their word, Bethesda isn't done with updating their magnum opus The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. The latest update is a "vile lair" for all you thieves, assassins, and rogues, and even if you're just plain evil. It's got all you could ever want to feed your bloodlust: evil shrines, evil minions, and even a pen of cattle to feed on. Bloodlust be damned. It might not have a coded fix for some of the bugs in the game, but you'll be surprised if it doesn't have one of the most coveted cures in all of Tamriel. If you thought the Wizard's Tower was cool, you're going to love this.
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E3 preview of Star Trek: Legacy
game: Star Trek Legacy
preview | 05/14/06 | Matt James
Star Trek: Legacy was one of the most impressive titles we saw at E3 2006. Featuring nearly every ship from every series and many different famous battles from Trek history, this is definitely one for the die hard fans. Incredible graphics and deep gameplay complete the interstellar package here. Check out Matt's hands-on preview for the full details.
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Jack Thompson Seeks New Limelight Over Oblivion
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 05/05/06 | Aaron Stanton
Jack Thompson has earned a reputation for championing legislation restricting video games. He's appeared on news shows like CNN, often presenting what many would argue is a one-sided assessment of the state of the game industry. Now, he's booking appointments for talk show appearances over the recent Oblivion re-rate issue. In a press release sent to GamesFirst, Jack Thompson makes himself available for talk show interviews. The press release contains huge and obvious factual errors, a tactic that's been used by Jack Thompson repeatedly in the past. Still, you have to love quotes like, "(The Oblivion nudity) is not a modification or "mod" of the game by gamers. It is an unlocking of content that was put there by Take-Two with the unlocking code provided by the developer!" If you're up for a laugh, or to just be really pissed off, read the full press release.
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Pre-E3 Bethesda Softworks Round-Up
preview | 05/02/06 | Matt James
Bethesda Softworks has a verified hit on their hands with Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. So the natural question we have for the company is, "What's next?" Not much is known so far about future Oblivion updates and expansions, although we expect to see some of that at E3, too. So far Bethesda has announced they will show off a new Pirates of the Caribbean title (to coincide with the movie) and two new Star Trek titles (one for PC/XB360 and the other for PSP/DS). Matt James rounds up the details we know so far, and we've got some Trek screens.
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My Oblivion Wife, or: Of Orcish Bondage
game: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
feature | 04/21/06 | Shawn Rider
Oblivion is a big game -- HUGE. And although many of its inhabitants have interesting problems, not many become long-lasting friends. And virtually none become companions (except that annoying fan guy). You can't even have a pet in Oblivion, although that lady in Chorral just flaunts her two super-awesome wolves. Fortunately, thanks to an odd glitch in the game that prevents him from completing the Knights of the White Stallion quest, Shawn has figured out how to keep himself a mighty fine Orc wife, Mazoga. (That is, if you count bride-knapping as "marriage.") Get the full story here.
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In Search of a Cure for Vampirism in Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
how-to | 04/18/06 | Chris Martin
Oblivion is one of the first games to really be a system seller for the Xbox 360 (that is, if you can find a 360). One of the quirks of the game is the ability to contract diseases - more specifically, you can contract Vampirism. The quest for a cure is one of the longest and most complicated of Oblivion, and also one of the most interesting. You'll find yourself weighing the trade-off between huge stat-bounces and the ability to withstand sunlight and quick-travel between towns. If you're a little confused about what Vampirism does for you, does against you, and how to cure it, Chris Martin's guide to curing vampirism is for you.
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Oblivion's Missing Physics
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
feature | 04/16/06 | Aaron Stanton
Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion has consistently been impressing reviewers and gamers alike. The expansive world and do-anything style of gameplay is quickly coming to define what consumers think of as next generation. However, even with its beautiful lighting effects and never-ending storyline, Oblivion's environments serve as a perfect example of why physics will be what really defines next generation gaming, not still visuals. It is a splendidly beautiful world that still requires a blind eye in order to believe the environment. Be sure to read the full article.
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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion PC Review
game: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
review | 04/09/06 | Sean Hilliard
Ahhh, sweet Oblivion. Few games are so appropriately titled. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is everything a gamer could ask for and more. Check out Sean's review of the PC version if you needed another excuse for buying this phenomenal game. If you already have it and are still gonzo for Tamriel, read it to fuel your crack-like addiction while at work or "taking care" of the kids.
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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Review
game: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
review | 04/08/06 | Chris Martin
Bethesda's Morrowind was a major RPG for PC and Xbox. So it's no surprise that the follow-up, Oblivion, has been one of the most highly anticipated titles of the year. After a few months' delay, gamers have blissfully entered into Oblivion, in more than one way, and so far the game has shot to the top of the charts. Get the full story on Oblivion from Chris Martin's review, right here.
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Next Oblivion Mod Will Be Full Quest; Cheaper Than Current Horse Armor Mod
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 04/07/06 | Aaron Stanton
A post from Bethesda Softworks in the official Oblivion forums indicates that not only will the next downloadable mod for Elder Scrolls IV be a full quest, it will also be less expensive than the Horse Armor modification currently available. A quest called The Orrery is expected to be available within the next week, and will include a new location (the Imperial Orrery in the Arcane University), new rewards, and new powers that are based on the phases of the moon. The better content for the price will hopefully help lessen player concerns that Bethesda intends to offer minor modifications at high prices. Unlike individual items, a quest is something that might be worth paying for. Hopefully.
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Oblivion Coming March 20
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 03/02/06 | Shawn Rider
Word comes today from 2K Games that The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the highly anticipated Xbox 360 RPG, will finally release on March 20, 2006. Gamers have been waiting for the sequel to Morrowind almost since the release of the original title, and many were disappointed when the game was pushed from the Xbox 360 launch lineup. Oblivion will also release for PC on the same day. More details are in the article.
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Bethesda Brings Star Trek to the Xbox 360, DS, and PSP
news | 01/26/06 | Aaron Stanton
Though we haven't seen much of the Star Trek franchise in the game industry since the release of Elite Force II a little while back, that doesn't mean that the series isn't still destined for further greatness. Bethesda Softworks, makers of Elder Scrolls and one of the most talented developers in the industry today, has purchased the right to make games based on the Star Trek franchise. They've announced two games, including one title for the Xbox 360, and another for both the Nintendo DS and the PSP. Though they haven't announced anything, they've also purchased the rights to create games for the PC based on the Star Trek IP.
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Rumors Suggest Oblivion Delayed, Not a Launch Day Title
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 10/13/05 | Aaron Stanton
Rumors on the Internet have 2K Games announcing that Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion will miss the Xbox 360 launch day by two weeks, giving the much anticipated title a new release date of December 5th, 2005. How reliable this information is remains to be seen; while a number of high profile game sites have reported Oblivion's delay, IGN Insider is now reporting that Bethesda denies any such thing. Questions about Oblivion's role in the Xbox 360 launch have been floating about the Internet since it failed to make Microsoft's previous list of confirmed same-day launch titles. Speculation that it could be released during the system's launch window instead, within a month or so of the actual system, is still very much valid.
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New Oblivion Screens
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 10/06/05 | Shawn Rider
It's well-known that much of the GF! Staff is stoked to get their hands on Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. The sequel to Morrowind will be absolutely incredible, and we know that for a fact. Bethesda dropped some new screens at the European X05 event, and they just make us all the more excited. With rumors that Oblivion may be slipping in its release date, all we can do is gaze longingly at these screens and go back and read our previous coverage.
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Bethesda Announces Voice Talent Lineup for Oblivion
game: Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
news | 09/30/05 | Shawn Rider
Bethesda's Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is sure to be one of the standout titles on (or will it be around?) the launch of the Xbox 360. The sequel to the legendary Morrowind, Oblivion offers a vibrant, living world for players to explore. News comes today that the world of Oblivion will also feature loads of celebrity voice talent: We knew about Lynda Carter's audio presence in the game already, but now we hear that Terrence Stamp, Sean Bean, and Patrick Stewart will also lend their talents to Oblivion. Get the full story here.
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