Best Bethesda Games


The Top Ten

1 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

This game represents the best melding of a classic, quest-oriented rpg, with a first person shooter ever created. The environments are breath-taking. The depth of the characterization of the npcs is surprisingly vivid and the arc of the game itself, encompassing a no-boundaries, open world is immensely satisfying; even the sound track reinforces the grandeur of the game play. My only critique would be the dearth of voice actors. Different, important characters brought to life by the same voice talent is disappointing, at times cartoonishly so. Overall, this is the best game I have ever played and it is so by a considerable margin.

This s clearly the best game ever made by bethesda like come on a open world free roam when dragons could come at any time and then you get a awesome battle then the soundtrack don't get me started it is amazing and plus who does not want to kill dragons and learn spells that allow you to throw fire at people

This is a tad bit better then fallout 3

People think this game gets number 1 for the attention. That isn’t true. This game gets number one not only because of the replay ability but because of the intricate stories And people you come across. This world is so much fun to explore and is also extremely beautiful. If you don’t like it, that’s fine, but don’t hate on it because everyone who hasn’t played it does.

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2 Fallout 3

Skyrim gets boring after awhile and is only number one for the mainstream attention. This game may be older and may have bugs but at least you can always go back and play it over again.

I played skyrim WAY more than Fallout 3, but this is way better. fallout 3 feels more like a game because half the time I played skyrim I had to look up everything to understand it, but fallout 3 tells you, or shows you what happens (or what happened), what something is, and just helps you understand. it is a game with an ending, but without one as well (as long as you get dlc). the cap is 30, but that's fine because every time you level up you feel like you have accomplished something, and you are rewarded amazingly, unlike skyrim.

I played Skyrim and Oblivion before this. (I know, those are not to be compared to this, this is different, but it's a Bethesda list so..) Oblivion bored me, Skyrim addicted me, and this.. oh, this, beyond addicted me. It sucked me into it's world and didn't let go. So much freedom too. The choices was what Skyrim was missing. It's worth getting this game set up on Win 10. It's that good.

I remember every corner of wasteland I have lived there since always

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3 Fallout: New Vegas

Fallout new vegas gives player more freedom than fallout 3. Where the courier is a character we can feel like ourselves without having quest of finding our father

It was made by Obsidian. Not Oblivion. It is still licensed under Bethesda though.

This was made by OBSIDIAN, Not OBLIVION. Get it right. Also, it technically does count as a Bethesda game since it is licensed as such.

This beats fallout 3 because it has more replayabilty than it

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4 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

First game I ever played for 24hrs straight. Failed middle school algebra because of this game. No shame

Oblivion has the most fun stuff to do I always play for longest time with this game compared to Skyrim

Oblivion is the best game ever I played it for like 5 hours and I didn't notice it was dusk

This game destroyed my social life, grades, and will to live when I was in middle school. better than any bethesda game. was it worth it to log 1000+ hours into one save? yes.

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5 Fallout 4

I'm shocked to see Fallout 4 ranked this low. This game is the best game I've ever played. The story the mechanics the choices I dare say it's perfect

Get a lot of hate yet it is still loved by most people who played it. It's different from Fallout 3 but I think that's what makes it a step forward for Bethesda.

It is the best game I've ever got my hands on which makes Skye in a close 2nd because the quest I'm on requires me to go halfway across the entire map

I just loved it

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6 Dishonored

I love this game to death! The sword combat is faultless, and it actually feels like you connect. The graphics are amazing. This game surprised me by how much fun it was. I usually preferred open world games, but this is just amazing. Easily the most fun solely level based game.

Easily the best game Bethesda have made. It takes nearly all of the things Skyrim tried to do and does them properly. We can only hope that the people responsible for Dishonoured are involved in Elder Scrolls 6, too. Dishonoured has a great story that, even with a silent protagonist, still somehow forces you to care about the result - something that Skyrim failed to do. Dishonoured also has a beautiful setting. Even though it is not open world, and doesn't even try to hide that fact, it is still a hundred times more immersive than that of Skyrim or Fallout (both of which feel more like under-developed premises than proper worlds: Skyrim spread too little substance over too great a space, and Fallout feels more like the dream of the protagonist in which events only ever happen when the protagonist is there to witness them).

Love this game it's kind of like skyrim and fallout players are free to do whatever they want and the graphics are beautiful.

This game is mechanically better than all the ones ahead of it - Liam_Hue

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7 The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Helped to completely change the genre of RPG's, giving the player total freedom in a foreign world.

I bought this game a year ago, have not yet finished it, but it was REALLY good!

There is simply no way of topping Morrowind.

Skyrim: never played it, but I hear side quests are bland, so meh not interested. Graphics (for the special edition) and combat (against dragons, specially) are the best. But still kinda, meh...

Oblivion: plot is cool with all the oblivion gates. graphics are fine. It’s biggest flaw is when you level up, everything levels up with you which makes leveling up altogether just pointless and makes the game a bit of a chore. Pretty good game overall, I guess.

Morrowind: My vote. I hear it has a great story. Want to get, hear it is amazing, but only minor flaws are graphics (which are pretty okay anyway on the Xbox One S/X) and it has luck based combat, which isn’t really too bad since it’s still real-time and when you level up you get luckier and hit/block more efficiently. This part is good because you can really tell you are leveling up, especially when the world isn’t leveling up with you (looking at you, Oblivion.)

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8 Rage

This game sucked.

Best game I have ever played...EVER

9 Wolfenstein: The New Order
10 Doom (2016)

Possibly the fastest game I have ever played, managed to have a ton of action while also having a convincing yet discreet storyline.

This throwback to the original is one of the greatest additions to the FPS genre this decade.


The Newcomers

? Rage 2
? The Evil Within 2

The Contenders

11 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Anybody who says The New Order is better than Wolfenstein II probably just never played it. The New Colossus is one of the best FPS ever released on the PS4. It’s not only the best Bethesda Wolfenstein game ever released, its also just a fantastic experience and story even upon replay. Seriously give it a shot. Most think that The New Order was “good” but never bothered to buy the second one, that’s because the New Order is not as good as they think. It lacks greatly in comparison this installment. Play it!

12 Doom 4

Greatest game I've ever played in my life

It's here twice dammit - AdamDestructorJr.

This is the best

I love the music

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13 The Elder Scrolls Chapter II: Daggerfall

Heck no. - Ketrikal


14 Pirates of the Carribean
15 Brink

The action was just awesome and you never felt alone.

16 Dishonored 2

Fun game

Played both

nice games Dishonored

17 Fallout 2

This was made by Black Isle Studios. The title was later sold to Bethesda.

You realize this isn't bethesda.

18 Prey

This is the best bethesda game since skyrim. Starting with the soundtrack, OH MY GOD that soundtrack is a masterpiece. The gameplay is beautiful and the graphics are like something out of the National Art Museum.

Excellent. Almost as good as fallout 4. Lots of replay ability

This game has a great soundtrack and is just gorgeous. A real blast to mess around in

19 The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn
20 The Evil Within

Likebale game with its part2

21 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

Not even Bethesda

Zenimax really guys

22 Fallout 76 Fallout 76

I Cannot wait to kill the Grafton Monster and build a city on the missile silos

23 Doom

How is this not higher it's a classic.

24 Fallout

Black Isle Studios as well...

This either

25 Doom II: Hell on Earth
26 Fallout Shelter

Lit game

27 Bully
28 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Great story and atmosphere

29 Grand Theft Auto V

Best Bethesda game ever, had a wonderful storyline. I loved skyrim, but this game is slightly better

Bethesda didn�'t even make GTAV at all, Rockstar did.

30 Home Alone Game (1991)
31 Call of Duty

Best Bethesda game!
It's amazing how much work Bethesda game studio put in this game

Totally bethesda

32 Doom 3

I don't know what is wrong with this list doom 3 is more worth than these in the list, i mean there is Grand Theft Auto V on the list which bethesda didn't even make. DOOM 3 was what elevated the doom franchise and most people here on this list are 10 year olds. This retarded list put RAGE one of the worst games bethesda made at 8, I mean just go to any gamer who doesn't play and scream at fortnite and ROBLOX how DOOM 3 would be ranked on this list, most of them would say 5 or 4 and not 33. And apparently DOOM 2016 has better mechanics than DOOM 3(THE BEST IN THE FRANCHISE)

33 Quake Champions Quake Champions Quake is good, but the champions aspect just weighs it down so bad. - AdamDestructorJr.

34 Echelon
35 Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Has some hitman stuff

36 Brink 2
37 Disney Infinity
38 Rogue Warrior
39 The Elder Scrolls: Arena
40 An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Fun game

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