The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion for the Xbox 360
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  • Granted, there are occasions in which you will be required to block until the idiot AI in front of you is thrown off balance by their attack, but the chances of you dying on even the medium difficulty setting by simply wading in with the best gear you can afford is essentially nil, provided you have the right number of restore health potions

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      I picked up this game about a year ago on a recommendation from a close friend. I usually stick to MMORPGs, but the idea of an open ended fantasy world appealed to me, and having played other games from Bethesda, I was marginally certain I would enjoy this game. It seems its multiple accolades were well earned.

      From the very beginning of the game, when you start as a humble prisoner, to the end, potentially hundreds of game hours later, when you are the hero (or scourge) of the land, I was hooked on the stunning visuals, the brilliant voice acting, and the incredibly deep storyline. My only qualm with the game is that ...

      • its combat system tends to favor simply wading into battle with a few health potions hotkeyed to your d-pad, and pulling the right trigger until whatever is in front of you is dead. Granted, there are occasions in which you will be required to block until the idiot AI in front of you is thrown off balance
        by their attack, but the chances of you dying on even the medium difficulty setting by simply wading in with the best gear you can afford is essentially nil, provided you have the right number of restore health potions. Nevertheless, a very enjoyable game, and I look forward to ferreting out all of the side-quests and secret items!




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