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Originally Posted by Mudfrog View Post
Gonna be awesome.. the landscape is much more detailed than Oblivion, no comparison from the shots I saw. As for the story, I don't play this game for the story.. well I do but I'm more interested in treasure hunting / exploring caves. TW2 is a great game but your very limited in your exploration. In my opinion the two can't be compared as they are different style games (despite being RPG's).
well they can be compared. Such as, hey im looking for an RPG with a fantastic story they have multiple things that can happen based on my actions. In this case, you should suggest TW2, not skyrim. Or you could go with, hey im looking for an RPG with lots of levels, massive character customization and a open world. In that case you suggest Skyrim.

I cant count the times people open threads asking for RPGs and they specifically state what they are looking for, and people simply go in and post their personally favorite game, which is not what the OP is looking for.

I personally want a game to Deliver me the depth of story expected in a good RPG, and dynamic characters with a changing storyline based on my actions, along with an open world that i can run around in doing whatever i want.

perhaps one day we will get both in 1 game. Skyrim will be fun regardless though.
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post #22 of 35
Definite buy for me tbh.

I can see that the game and this footage just screams HYPE! But, I'm faithful that Bethesda can pull it off. IMO the reason why Oblivion didn't live up to every promise that was made was that the necessary hardware didn't exist back then to realize such a world, but now it's entirely possible.. Console gamers will probably scratch the surface while PC gamers will have the full experience, assuming Bethesda allows modding again, which I can't see why they won't as they've always allowed it.

Don't get me wrong, Oblivion was a great game, but it required mods to become something extraordinary.

Just my opinion.
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post #23 of 35
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I agree with this, I think it will not run well and crash etc until patches/mods fix it.

but as long as they make it as moddable as their old games, it will end up being just fine.
Just thought it worth a mention, that this is infact the first time they've coded a game on the same generation hardware as the last release. so generally speaking you can expect alot less bugs/glitches, and to be perfectly fair, they do usually have a fair few bugs, but that could be because they're usually the first big developers to release a next gen title right off the bat on a new gen of hardware.

They started developing Morrowind, and Oblivion aiming for hardware that wasn't even released at the time of inception/realisation lol.
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the question is. is the story and characters you meet all still going to be boring.

Can they pull all that stuff listed off, and pull out a story like the witcher 2 and deliver it well?


I see skyrim being fun, but bethsoft isnt very good at dialogue, story, or creating characters with depth. Not sure they can do an epic story as well as CDPR did with The witcher 2, which is likely game of the year.

If they cant, i will still buy it just for the fact you can screw around unlimited, but game of the year it wouldnt be just for that.
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post #25 of 35
Lot of haters on here lol. I will never understand why people hate oblivion.

On the video though, it looks like the xbox is really choking on this one.
post #26 of 35
Best part about this, I might get it for free due to the bethesa insider program.
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Skyrim is easily GOTY 2011 material. Unless someone else releases something truly out of this world in 2011 my money is all on Skyrim. Hell, I don't even see anything in 2012 that could trump Skyrim. Not even Mass Effect 3. 110% release day collector's edition purchase for me.

11-11-11 could not come any sooner.

You forgot about Fallout 4, which will likely pop out in 2012 using Skyrim's engine.
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All I can say is screw every other game I own. This is all I need.
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So many haters on a very good PC/Xbox release

If Oblivion was truly bad, it wouldn't receive the scores that it has -- And for something as old as the 360 is now, Oblivions graphics are still quite amazing -- Especially on the PC thanks to mods.

That's where Bethesda excels at. Sure, they aren't the best in story line, because in TES, you sorta make your own story....
     
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Lot of haters on here lol. I will never understand why people hate oblivion.
This.. I thought Oblivion was a great game even without mods. Not as good as Morrowind but I still enjoyed several play throughs.
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