The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

EU & US Release date: 20 Mar, 2006
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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Summary

9.2
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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Review

Near-masterpiece, absolutely phenomenal achievement for Bethesda, and no-doubt the best game on the PC in 2006, if not all formats.

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