Tagged With oblivion

34

"These are the closing days of the third era, and the final hours of my life." So spoke Sir Patrick Stewart as King Uriel Septim VII in the opening moments of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, foretelling the end of his adventure and the beginning of a million others.

8

In 2012, Colorado resident Landis Edwards sued the folks behind The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion over a bug that erased one of his game files. The bug, Edwards said, violated the marketing copy on the back of Oblivion's box, which promised "open-ended" gameplay with "unlimited possibilities".

8

Great moments in gaming humour finally makes it to The Elder Scrolls! Just because series stars a silent protagonist doesn't mean it has to be a dour, humorless affair. It can be an affair with a corpse as well!

14

If you want, you can buy your university term papers. This has been true for as long as there have been academic institutions — some students just don't want to deal with the agony and all-nighters required to pull together a massive paper. They'd rather be socializing than sitting in front of a computer, bleary-eyed, cranking out half-coherent paragraphs about a topic they barely understand.

9

I've noticed over the years that I enjoy playing games in pairs, coupling them like a fine wine and a dry, aged cheese. (Or a hoppy beer and a slice of spicy pizza, if you prefer.) I've got professional obligations now that I didn't have in the past, but all the same, I find that I tend to experience my gaming two games at a time.