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Advanced Media Network Gold AwardGame Vortex - PS3 Review New!
100%
Top Pick Award

"If you're a fan of RPGs or the player versus environment aspects of MMORPGs, then you'll love The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion."

 

Advanced Media Network Gold AwardIGN - PS3 Game Of The Month - March 2007
"A must buy for fans of fun games -- no RPG bias required."

 

Advanced Media Network Gold AwardAdvanced Media Network - PS3 Review
9.5 out of 10
AMN Gold Award

"The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a video game tour de force."

 

Editors Choice AwardIGN - PS3 Review
9.2 out of 10
Editors' Choice Award

"A must buy for fans of fun games -- no RPG bias required."

 

Editors Choice AwardGameSpot - PS3 Review
9.5 out of 10
Editors' Choice Award

"... this is one game you won't want to miss."

GamePro Editors' ChoiceGamePro - PS3 Review
4.75 out of 5
Editors' Choice Award

"You'd be a fool to miss out on this one."
 
PGNx Editors' ChoicePGNx Media - PS3 Review
9.8 out of 10
Editors' Choice Award
"If you haven’t played the game, you definitely have to as soon as possible."
 
GameZone Editors' ChoiceGameZone - PS3 Review
9.3 out of 10
Editor's Choice Award
"Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is easily one of the PS3’s premiere titles."
 
ZTGameDomain Editors' Choice AwardZTGameDomain.com - PS3 Review
9.5 out of 10
Editors' Choice Award
"This is one of the greatest adventures currently available anywhere and well worth the investment."
 

Team Xbox Editors' Choice AwardTeam Xbox - Shivering Isles Review
9.3 out of 10
Editors' Choice Award
"It’ll keep you busy for hours on end, and it offers an experience that’s unique to the Oblivion universe."

 

Game Vortext Top PickGame Vortex - Shivering Isles Review
97%
"For half the price of a retail Xbox 360 game you are getting a much deeper, and longer lasting experience with a game that has already proven its worth. "

 

Game Pro Editors' Choice AwardGame Pro - Shivering Isles Review
4.5 out of 5
Editors' Choice Award

"It delivers more of what made Oblivion great: creative quests, a huge land to explore, and tons of things to do there, making this expansion is a solid purchase for anyone who was a fan of the core game."

 

IGN Editors' Choice AwardIGN - Shivering Isles Review (PC)
8.5 out of 10
Editors' Choice Award
"If you've weaned yourself off the Elder Scrolls IV since its release, this expansion is a great excuse to jump back in, if only to experience Sheogorath's bizarre tangential meanderings."

 

AMN Silver AwardAdvanced Media Network - Shivering Isles Review
8.5 out of 10
Silver Award
"If you loved Oblivion – we know we did – then you’ll definitely like Shivering Isles."


Shiny Media Awards - February 2007
Oblivion wins Game of the Year at the Shiny Awards 2007.


 

Interactive Achievement Awards - February 2007
Oblivion wins Computer Game of the Year and Role-Playing Game of the Year at the 10th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards.

 

OXM Podcast - February 2007
Oblivion wins Soundtrack of the Year and Marketplace Download of the Year (Knights of the Nine).

 

Voodoo Extreme - February 2007
Voodoo Extreme names Oblivion the #3 game of the Windows XP gaming era.

 

1Up - January 2007
1Up named Oblivion RPG of the Year.

 

GameSpot Reader's Choice - January 2007
Best Story
Best Voice Acting
Best Role-Playing Game
Best PC Game

"Though it was long in coming, Oblivion delivers a truly massive role-playing experience, offering highly open-ended gameplay that lets you take on the game's many challenges in just about any way you wish."

 

Yahoo! Games - January 2007
Best RPG
"... Oblivion easily stood head and shoulders above the rest of 2006's RPGs."

 

Computer Games Magazine - March 2007 Issue
Computer Games Magazine awards Oblivion Best RPG, Best Technology, and #2 Game of the Year. Two fan-made mods, Obscuro’s Oblivion Overhaul and Francesco’s Leveled Creatures and Items for Oblivion, tied for Best Mod. Pick up the March 2007 issue of CGM to read the entire awards article.

 

GameShark - January 2007
Best RPG
Best Downloadable Content
"It is this vast open ended gameplay and the game's wonderfully crafted and visually stunning world that makes it the best role-playing game of 2006."

 

ActionTrip - January 2007
People's Choice Game of the Year
ActionTrip's readers name Oblivion Game of the Year.

 

Digital Entertainment News - January 2007
Game of the Year
"The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion succeeds on so many different levels it’s staggering."

 

360 Gamer Magazine - January 2007
360 Gamer Magazine names Oblivion Best Action/Adventure, Best RPG, Best Download Content, and Best Xbox 360 Game in issue #21, available on newstands now.

 

Blog Critics Magazine - January 2007
Best Role Playing Game
PC Game of the Year

"You simply are not going to find a more engrossing game on the PC, with sheer scale and depth of play to match - that makes The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion an easy choice for our 2006 PC Game of the Year."

 

91.7 KAXE - January 2007
91.7 KAXE names Oblivion in their Top 3 Games of the Year and give its The Legendary Perfect 101 Award.

 

RPG Fan - January 2007
RPG Fan names Oblivion PC RPG of the Year.

 

Game Zone - January 2007
Xbox 360 Best Roleplaying
PC Best Roleplaying
GOTY Finalist for PC and Xbox 360

"Oblivion is a masterpiece all around."

 

The Daily Beacon - January 2007
Game of the Year
"Viewed by many as the best game of all time, not just 2006, Oblivion has the combination of plot, graphics and gameplay to put it at the top of the list."

 

British Gaming Blog - January 2007
Reader's Choice Award
"Full of possibilities and in-game options as well as numerous side-quests, it’s easily my favourite game this year."

 

Armchair General - January 2007
Game of the Year
RPG
of the Year
"There isn’t a single RPG out there, save Oblivion’s prequels, which offer such a delicious conglomerate of quality and quantity. Oblivion does not disappoint."

 

JounralStar.com - January 2007
Game of the Year
Best RPG

"Besides looking and sounding gorgeous, "Oblivion" offers a deep, enjoyable experience."

 

TeamXbox - January 2007
RPG of the Year
"The game blew gamers away with its vivid graphics and seriously deep gameplay."

 

X-Play - December 2006
X-Play names Oblivion Best RPG.

 

GameSpot - December 2006
GameSpot names Oblivion Best RPG.

 

Elite Bastards - December 2006
Elite Bastards names Oblivion Game of the Year.

 

Wired News - December 2006
Wired News names Oblivion #6 Game of the Year.

 

WORTHPLAYING - December 2006
WORTHPLAYING names Oblivion #3 Game of the Year.

 

Eurogamer - December 2006
Eurogamer names Oblivion #2 Game of the Year.

 

Next Generation - December 2006
Next Generation names Oblivion #3 Game of the Year.

 

The New York Times - December 2006
The New York Times names Oblivion the Best Reinvigoration of an Endangered Genre.

 

Associated Press - December 2006
Lou Kesten of the Assocaited Press names Oblivion #2 Game of the Year.

 

Oblivion AwardGameTrailers.com - December 2006
Oblivion wins Best Xbox 360 Game and Best Role Playing Game at Game Trailers' 2006 Game of the Year Awards.

 

Shacknews - December 2006
Shacknews names Oblivion 2006 Game of the Year, PC Game of the Year, and PC RPG Game of the Year.

 

Washington Post - December 2006
#1 Game of the Year
"Easily the best role-playing game ever and possibly the best overall title, Oblivion is the only game to create a massive living world that looks gorgeous to boot."

 

Voodoo Extreme - December 2006
Voodoo Extreme awards Oblivion with Best Graphics (Technology), Best Story, Best Role-Playing Game, Overall Game of the Year, and Reader's Choice Game of the Year.

 

GameDaily - December 2006
Oblivion wins Best free-Roaming Game and Most iPod Worthy Soundtrack at GameDaily's NOD Awards 2006.

 

IGN - December 2006
PC Best RPG, PC Best Story, Xbox 360 Best RPG, Xbox 360 Best Downloadable Content

Runner Up: PC Best Original Score, PC Game of the Year, and Xbox 360 Game of the Year

"It's one of those games that once you accomplish one goal, two more just as tantalizing options open up, making it extremely difficult to rip yourself away."

 

International Press Academy - December 2006
Oblivion wins Outstanding Role Playing Game at the 11th Annual International Press Academy Satellite Awards.

 

FiringSquad - December 2006
#1 Game of the Year
"I’m not normally an RPG fan but its hard to turn yourself away for just one more hour playing this game and that’s why I’m selecting it as my pick for best PC game of 2006."

 

Associated Press - December 2006
Best Game of the Year
"The seamless presentation of a living, breathing, 3D world that's open for exploration is beyond anything that's been done before in a video game."

 

Spike TV VGA - December 2006
Oblivion wins Game of the Year, Best Original Score, Best RPG, Best Perfomance by a Human - Male, and Most Addictive Game for Spike TV's 2006 Video Game Awards.

 

GameSpy 2006 Game of the Year Awards - December 2006
Oblivion wins Xbox 360 RPG of the Year and #10 Xbox 360 Game of the Year at GameSpy's 2006 Game of the Year Awards.

 

GameSpy 2006 Game of the Year Awards - December 2006
Oblivion wins PC RPG of the Year and #2 PC Game of the Year at GameSpy's 2006 Game of the Year Awards.

 

Golden Joystick Awards -
October 2006

Oblivion sweeps the Golden Joystick Awards and wins Ultimate Game of the Year, PC Game of the Year, and Xbox Game of the Year.

 

Gamasutra Quantum Leap Awards - September 2006
Oblivion wins 3rd most important RPG game at the Gamasutra Quantum Leap Awards.

 

G-Phoria Awards - August 2006
Oblivion takes home the awards for Game of the Year, Best Role-Playing Game, and Best Graphics at G4's G-Phoria 2006 awards show.

 
Official Xbox Magazine - April 2006
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.5 out of 10

"Oblivion raises the bar so high that most RPGs would be (and have been) satisfied with a fraction of what's here."
 
PC Gamer - April 2006
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 95%

"The best compliment I can pay Oblivion is that it achieves far more than I'd even thought possible. It's a superlative RPG."
 
PC Gamer (UK) - April 2006
Must Buy Award
"A liberating masterpiece. Live the most vivid fantasy life you've ever led in a breathtakingly beautiful land."
 
PC Zone - May 2006
PC Zone Classic
"Bethesda has gone and created a masterpiece. This is more than the best role-playing game of our times. It's the best one we've ever seen."
 
Jive Magazine - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 5 out of 5

"Oblivion is quite possibly the best looking title I have ever had the privilege to experience as a gamer."
 
IGN - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.3 out of 10

“…the best single-player role-playing experience to come along in years.”
 
GameSpot - Xbox 360 Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.6 out of 10

"This is a rare and remarkable achievement--a huge, open-ended, complex, detailed role-playing game that's fun to play and a pleasure to behold."
 
GameSpot - PC Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.3 out of 10

"This may be a role-playing game, but you could play it like a pure action game, or like a stealth game, or like an adventure game, and it'd still be at least as good, if not better, than games that are specialized in these regards."
 
Worthplaying - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.8 out of 10

"Oblivion not only raises the bar in the visual and audio modules but also in the gameplay and presentation department, making it easily one of the most recommendable titles..."
 
Team Xbox - Award
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.5 out of 10

"...as the biggest release of 2006 thus far, is it a potential game of the year candidate? Absolutely."
 
RPGFan - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 90%

"Oblivion is a game people will still be calling a classic a decade from now— and in the fickle world of gaming, that's high praise indeed."
 
GameZone - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.7 out of 10

"...you NEED to go purchase this game when you see it in stores as it is one of the best games I have played..."
 
FiringSquad - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 95%

"... Oblivion is as close to free-form RPG perfection as you can get ..."
 

GamingTrend - Review
Gold Medal Award
Score: 92%

"In a day where 8 to 10 hour games are the norm, and epic 40+ hour linear roleplaying games are few and far between, Bethesda has brought a product that would clock in at over 300 hours to complete every quest just once."

 
Gameplay Monthly - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.1 out of 10

"Oblivion is a masterpiece of gaming... You don't just play Oblivion, you live it."
 
GamePlasma - Review (Xbox 360)
Score: 9.6 out of 10
"I had a wonderful experience playing Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and plan on experiencing it all over again."
 
GamePlasma - Review (PC)
Score: 9.2 out of 10
"An instant classic in every sense of the word, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a game that you must play, period."
 

Overclock3D.net - Review
Gamers' Choice Award
Editors' Choice Award

"This game has really blown me away. Its immersive, even addictive."

 

Advanced Media Network - Award
AMN Gold Award
Score: 9.3 out of 10

"The wait is finally over and boy was it worth the wait. If you aren't playing this already, you should be. "

 

Atomic - Review
Hot Award
Score: 9.5 out of 10

"It's a gem of an RPG, an experience of proportions grand and you'd be doing yourself a disservice by not playing it."

 

PGNx Media - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.8 out of 10

"Oblivion does a lot of things extremely well, and everything else very well. It’s hard to find anything to complain about here."

 

The Gamers Temple - Review
Award of Excellence
Score: 98%

"It’s one of those rare games that is more of an experience than just a game and you’ll love being long for the ride."

 

PixelEFX - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.8 out of 10
"If you're looking for an immersive epic style RPG to add to your collection, look no further. Oblivion has raised and redefined the bar once again."

 

impulsegamer - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 9.7 out of 10

"Overall, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an amazing game that deserves to be played by many."

 

ByteSizedReviews - Review
Platinum Award
Score: Classic

"This is the best game I’ve played in ages, and perhaps the best RPG I’ve ever had the privilege to play."

 

World of Roleplayers Radio - Awards
Best Role-Playing Game
Best Single-Player Storyline

 

The Globe and Mail - Review
Editors' Choice Award
Score: 5 stars

"I should go on and review other games now, but it's going to be hard to walk away from Oblivion."

 
Game Critics - Award
Game Critics Awards:
Best Role Playing Game of E3 2005

"In crafting a living, breathing fantasy world to explore, Bethesda seems well on track to eclipse the critical and commercial success of Morrowind."
 
GameSpot - Award
Best Role Playing Game of E3 2005
"Thanks to its combination of eye-catching graphics and physics, equally impressive artificial intelligence, and improved quest and combat systems, Oblivion stood out as the most impressive role-playing game at the show."
 
IGN - Award
Best PC RPG of E3 2005
"Sure it looks quite pretty, but what really grabs us about Oblivion is the amazing artificial intelligence, which makes heavy use of dynamic conversation and behavior."
 
GameSpy - Award
Best of E3 2005 RPG Game of Show
"...Oblivion leapfrogs past 'new' to become one of the few truly 'next-generation' titles at the show."
 
Xbox Evolved - Award
10 Best Games of E3 2005
"The game will also feature an all-star cast of voices, and so many sidequests, that the sidequests have sidequests!"
 
Game Chronicles Magazine - Award
Best RPG of Show
Best PC Game of Show
Best Overall Game of Show

Oblivion wins top honors in Game Chronicles Magazines' 2005 E3 Best of Show Awards.
 
GamingTrend - Award
E3 2005 Best of Show
"No title at E3 impressed as much as Oblivion -- this game is simply unrivaled. Now comes the hardest part...waiting until this holiday season to 'Close shut the jaws of Oblivion'."
 
Daily Game - Award
Best of Show: Role-Playing Game
"Oblivion’s deep yet approachable gameplay would make even the staunchest FPS fans take note, while its truly next-generation graphics would make them forget all about the visuals in today’s most-popular shooters."
 
Games Domain - Award
Best Role Playing Game E3 2005
"Morrowind was one of the best RPGs on the original Xbox, and its creators at Bethesda are aiming to make a greater impact on the 360."
 
RPG Fan - Award
Best Overall Game of E3 2005
"A next-generation graphics engine attached to the classic open-ended gameplay provides Oblivion with what will most likely be "instant-classic" status upon release."
 
GamersInfo - Award
E3 2005 Editors' Choice Award
"This is shaping up to be the RPG of RPG lovers' dreams. I have simply never seen such a beautiful game. Period."
 
GameSpot - Award
Most Anticipated Games of 2005
"One look at the screenshots for the game and the scope and ambition behind the project become apparent. And that scope and ambition are tremendous."
 
BonusStage - Award
Best Actual Next-Generation Game Award
"...once I saw Oblivion running, a face-cracking grin hit me that lasted for a good hour or so. If the game follows Bethesda’s previous Elder Scrolls titles as far as content, look out."
 
Voodoo Extreme - Award
Top Games of 2006
"As far the The Elder Scrolls Oblivion goes, they not only have an amazing title, but the support to back it up. That's why they are our new number one."

 
GameSpy - Award
Most Wanted Games of 2006
"From what we've seen, this looks like it'll be among the year's best for PC and console roleplayers alike."
 
Xbox Evolved - Award
Most Anticipated Games of 2006
"There's so much to the latest chapter in the Elder Scrolls series, it's hard to know where to begin but to say that this will be a must-have upon release."
 
WorthPlaying - Award
Most Anticipated Games of 2005
"When I saw the first screenshots, I couldn't believe my eyes and almost had to pick my jaw off of the floor. Ever since I played my first game in 3D, I had envisioned what it would be like to play in a world where you could go anywhere, touch anything, all with the most realistic graphics possible. Elder Scrolls IV looks to finally fulfill a lifetime of gaming dreams."
 
Game Freaks 365 - Award
Game Freaks 365 Most Wanted Games, Fall 2005
"This is without a doubt my most anticipated Xbox 360 release title, and I'm looking forward to wasting another 150-200 hours of my life in this series."
 
IGN PC - E3 2005 Coverage
Most Anticipated Games of E3 2005
"It's just an easy guess that they'll be upping their ante with Oblivion from both a gameplay and graphical standpoint."
 
IGN Xbox - E3 2005 Coverage
Five Most Anticipated Games of E3 2005
"The early screens of Oblivion gave us the first indication of just how great a leap would be made from this generation to the next one."
 
 
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Order Oblivion for PLAYSTATION 3
 

Order The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for PLAYSTATION®3 at the Bethsoft Store.

 
 
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Order Shivering Isles for Windows
 

Order The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles for Windows at Take2games.com

 
 
Now Available!
 
Official Oblivion Plugins at www.OblivionDownloads.com
 

Download official Oblivion plug-ins for PC at OblivionDownloads.com

 
 
Soundtrack
 
Morrowind and Oblivion Soundtrack Available through DirectSong
 
The Oblivion and Morrowind soundtracks are now available to buy for the first time anywhere; exclusively through DirectSong.
 
 
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