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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

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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:

24 March 2006 (Netherlands) See more »

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Trivia

There are numerous references between all of The Elder Scrolls games, including references forwards (Morrowind has books and characters who talk about Oblivion, et cetera). In addition, The Imperial Arena is based on the original concept of Elder Scrolls: Arena complete with posters based on the box art from the game. There are also several characters and items that reoccur between the games. For instance, the blade "Umbra" makes an appearance in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (2002) and this game possessing two different characters. 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 »

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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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An Absolute Masterpiece. More than a game: A Revolution.
4 April 2006 | by vincent-175See all my reviews

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. What is Oblivion? I tell you now, Oblivion is more than a just a video game. It is a Revolution of gaming as we know it. Fun, open-ended game-play like none ever before experienced. A grand, deep plot, more expansive and in-depth than Lord of the Rings. A masterful voice cast, featuring wonderful, famous talents. Miraculous graphics- trees that look real and grow just as normal trees do with accurate geology, corpses and other objects that roll down hills and move with real-world physics as you grab them. A wonderful character creation system, allowing you do customize your character from the tone of his skin to the point of his nose to the puffs of his lips to the length of his hair. Fabulous creatures, from the wolf, to the horse, to the Minotaur, to the Daedra, all of them giving the feeling which they are intended. Grand cities, with stores, houses, churches, hotels... everything a real city would have. Revolutionary Radiant AI allowing all of the 2,000 NPC characters to think on their feet, and complete their own goals. Dozens of thousands of quests to complete: So many that the side-quests of side-quests have side-quests! This is a game like never before. A game which sets a new standard for all gaming, and truly gains dominion over all games previously released. I'd like to welcome all who desire to buy this game to the wonderful world of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the greatest video game of all time.


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