Excerpt: The Elder Scrolls is one of gaming’s most famous Western role-playing series. It’s been a PC-focused franchise, for the most part, with the first two games exclusive to Windows, and the third, Morrowind, ported to the original Xbox a few months after its initial release. With Oblivion, Bethesda Softworks decided to try their hand at developing for the HD consoles, first the Xbox 360, and a year later, the PlayStation 3. And they were remarkably successful.
Excerpt: "That cake looks too good to eat!" ...Although I've heard this said many times in my life, I've never really understood it. No matter how beautifully a cake is decorated, the point of a cake is to be eaten. Now that I've played The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion , I think I understand. Only, with Oblivion , as soon as I was done uttering that statement, I would proceed to grab a fistful with my hand and shove it in my mouth and then just start playing with the cake.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - Game of the Year Edition Review
23 April 2009
Excerpt: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is without doubt one of the finest games to grace the PC and consoles during this generation. It's a huge, stunning adventure that lets you go anywhere, exploring and tackling quests as you see fit. If you're a PlayStation 3 owner who is yet to sample the delights of Tamriel then Ubisoft's Game of the Year should be high on your list of future purchases.
Excerpt: Pro Evolution Soccer has steadily defined itself as an arcade experience over the years. Its instant playability remains a staple of the series that continues to suffer under FIFA's success. Much like the greasy-haired prima dona on the front cover, Konami's franchise would have been the best in the world if it wasn't for one other competitor.