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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (2006)

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After being freed by the Emperor of Tamriel, the hero must prevent the gates of Oblivion from spreading throughout the Empire.

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Todd Howard

Writers:

Ted Peterson (additional writing), Michael Kirkbride (additional writing) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Emperor Martin Septim (voice)
Lynda Carter ... Female Nords / Female Orcs (voice)
Terence Stamp ... Mankar Camoran (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Emperor Uriel Septim VII (voice)
Jonathan Bryce Jonathan Bryce ... Molag Bal / Hircine / Male Argonians / Male Khajiits / Male Nords / Male Orcs (voice)
Ralph Cosham Ralph Cosham ... Jauffre / Vincent Valtieri / Male Bretons (voice)
Catherine Flye Catherine Flye ... Nocturnal / Female Bretons / Female Imperials (voice)
Gayle Jessup Gayle Jessup ... Female Redguards (voice)
Wes Johnson ... Lucien Lachance / The Grey Fox / Pelinal Whitestrake / The Arena Announcer / Sheogorath - Shivering Isles / Dremora / Male Imperials / Herdir / Dyus / The Prophet / Malacath (voice)
Linda Canyon Linda Canyon ... Azura / Female Altmers / Female Bosmers / Female Dunmers (voice) (as Linda Kenyon)
Elisabeth Noone ... Mephala / Female Argonians / Female Khajiits (voice)
Michael Mack Michael Mack ... Baurus / Owyn / Male Redguards (voice)
Craig Sechler ... High Chancellor Ocato / Falcar / Alval Uvani / Faelian / The Adoring Fan / Clavicus Vile / Barbas / Sheogorath - pre Shivering Isles / Male Dunmer / Male Altmer / Male Bosmers (voice)
Jeff Baker Jeff Baker ... Haskill - Shivering Isles (voice)
Bari Biern Bari Biern ... Female Golden Saint - Shivering Isles (voice)
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Storyline

The Player is in the Imperial Prison when the Emperor and his bodyguards need to go through his cell to escape from the Imperial City. The Emperors sons are asassinated. The Player goes to Kvatch where he finds the last heir of the Septim Bloodline. The emperor has been killed while escaping from the City. The Player must help the heir Martin Septim to save the world from the Oblivion Crisis. And joining the Blades, Save Kvatch from Oblivion, Save Bruma, and be the Champion Of Cyrodiil.

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The fate of the world rests in the hands of one. Find him and close shut the jaws of oblivion.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

The Gray Fox, voiced by Wes Johnson, frequently uses the exclamation "Capital!" when he is pleased with a task the player completes for him. This may be an homage to Wes Johnson's job as the arena announcer of the NHL's Washington Capitals. Johnson is also the voice of the Imperial City Arena announcer as well. Bethesda Game Studios is based out of Bethesda, Maryland, for which the Washington Capitals is considered their home team. See more »

Goofs

When the "Rumors" dialog subject is selected from a female Dunmer, the character will talk about a break-in at the palace. The spoken dialog matches the subtitles until the end, then the actress is heard to say "Wait, let me try that again," and the entire dialog is repeated, but there are no accompanying subtitles and the character avatar is not animated as if speaking. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emperor Uriel Septim VII: I was born 87 years ago. For 65 years I've ruled as Tamriel's emperor, but for all these years, I've never been the ruler of my own dreams. I have seen the gates of Oblivion, beyond which no waking eye may see. Behold, in darkness, a doom sweeps the land. This is the 27th of Last Seed, the year of Akatosh, 433. These are the closing days of the third era, and the final hours of my life.
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Possibly The King Of Games
13 April 2007 | by krlmilneSee all my reviews

When I first heard of the game oblivion I thought it was another one of these RPGs that gave itself more credit than what it was worth, a cheap copy of morrowind (which I never found exactly "fun" before) but when I heard it was exclusively for xbox 360 and PC, the two most graphically enhanced consoles up to now, I got myself a copy and I didn't regret it. The PS3 version is equally good but you'd think in a years time there would be something extra aside from a free download implanted in the disc. Overall you'll prefer the 360 version. The graphics are by far the top of the xbox class and gameplay and lifespan are in a way dangerously addicting. WARNING-you may loose your social life at the first minute of gameplaying. The flaws and bugs sometimes occur such as encountering invisible animals and in-game freezing, which are annoying and taunting, you may also encounter some quest flaws such as journal pop ups that are suppose to happen in order for you to progress further in a mission. The voice acting is something to be admired, and from time to time you will feel cyrodill to be a real place in its amazing landscape. The main quest is dramatic and epic but lasts no longer from 2 to 4 hours but there are many faction and city quests to go through until you can officially say I bet the game. Through the experience of playing oblivion you will realize there are two types of video games; typical games that have movie spin-offs and sports franchises... And games that drag you into its amazing story and graphics such as halo 2 and oblivion. If you overlook some minor bugs that you'll more than likely run into you'll never be able to walk outside your front door again because you'll be too busy sitting on your ass playing and drooling at the amazing features and experiences oblivion has to offer. 10/10 all the way!!!


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