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.
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.
Excerpt: Earlier in the year, Bethesda gave us The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Shortly after, Xbox 360 owners were treated to Shivering Isles, which left PlayStation 3 Oblivion owners feeling a little empty on the inside.
Conclusion: Yet again, this is the closest thing we've got right now to an offline MMORPG. That means even more gameplay for the money with the GOTY Edition, and with a huge story and hundreds of hours of exploration to be had, good luck finding a better value.
Summary: Oblivion is the latest chapter in the epic and highly successful Elder Scrolls saga and utilizes the latest PC and next-generation video game hardware to fully immerse you in the experience. You can unravel the main quest at your own pace or explore the vast world and find your own challenges.
Excerpt: GiN’s 2006 pick for game of the year comes to the PS3. I have played Oblivion on the PC (though while my Pc was not up to the task graphically, my wife often grabbed the Xbox 360 first leaving me to play only on the PC), the Xbox 360, and now on the PS3.
Excerpt: The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion has arrived on the PS3 that features the original game from the PC and XBox 360 version and also the Knights of the Nine expansion. The main story of Oblivion revolves around the death of the Emperor and when the throne of Tamriel is empty, it's time for our hero to...
Conclusion: Is the PlayStation 3 version worth getting if you already own the game for the PC or Xbox 360? Sadly, no. The PS3 version only includes Knights of the Nine with nothing in terms of downloadable content or the Shivering Isles expansion.