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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (also get the DLC)

That's probably the best RPG I've ever played. Right now I'm about 50 hours into the game and only around 1/4 of the way through it. If you follow the main quest line only, you can probably finish the game in 30-40 hours.

Many people have been saying The Witcher 2 is currently the best RPG. I haven't tried it yet, but I'll be buying it as soon as I beat Oblivion (probably 2 months from now lol).
    
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Played fallout 3, liked it a lot. Is the witcher and dragon age single player games or is it a MMO type game. I don't want to play MMOs. If the witcher/dragon age is like fallout 3 then I'll give it a shot.

The both single player, I wouldn't say there exactly like fallout 3, i know dragon age origins in more story driven and linear than fallout, but i think wither is fairly open.
    
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Mafia 2. I loved that game. Mafia 1 is good as well.
    
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Psychonauts
The Witcher 1/2
Batman Arkham Asylum

I love that game!
     
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Mafia 2. I loved that game. Mafia 1 is good as well.

Mafia 2 had a great storyline.
     
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GTA: San Andreas
    
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I was going to say Bloodlines, too, but it was released in 2004.

Are the STALKER games too old for you? Call of Pripyat was released in 2010, but you would probably want to play either Shadow of Chernobyl (2007) or Clear Sky (2008) to get the whole picture of what's going on story-wise.
    
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As stated many times already; Go for Mass Effect 1 and 2. We aren't just typing this crap for the fun of it. There is good reason it's mentioned.

Dragon Age: Origins is a game any gamer worth their salt NEEDS to play.
And if you've been doing this as long as I have, you'll also get a lot of references to Baulder's Gate and Neverwinter Nights.

Splinter Cell series, tho the only game from that which falls into your time-line happens to also be the worst (Conviction)
Try Chaos Theory. Still looks good today and is a load of fun.

You know what? Screw your time line. Go play Max Payne 1 and 2...
While we're at it, play Mafia 1. You will sacrifice graphics but have amazing atmosphere and an amazingly delivered story.
Mafia 2 pales in comparison and just made me angry. There was so much wrong with that game. Not to mention it was purposefully made short so they could force-feed us DLC. The series started and died with Mafia 1.

Might edit this when I can thing of more.
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I was going to say Bloodlines, too, but it was released in 2004.

Are the STALKER games too old for you? Call of Pripyat was released in 2010, but you would probably want to play either Shadow of Chernobyl (2007) or Clear Sky (2008) to get the whole picture of what's going on story-wise.

It's older, but also fantastic. Hoping OP isn't completely closing themselves off to older games.

I'll chime in for Mafia 2 as well as the STALKER series.
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witcher 2
mafia 2
first halo was unreal
gta 4
dead space 1 & 2 are a must
    
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