Best Bethesda Games


The Top Ten

1 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

I agree that this is my favorite game of all time. I have spent countless hours playing as and replaying this games. This was the first open world game I have ever played. And it is the best open world game I've ever played. I will always jump at the opportunity to play this game. The soundtrack of this game is very immersive and makes it more of an experience than just mere entertainment. I will always be a huge advocate for this game.

Best game ever

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.

Agree this game is just so fun

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2 Fallout 3

While not as good as New Vegas, Fallout 3 does bring many new concepts into the franchise and is all Bethesda's own work.

I've been playing this for years and I always go back and play it to this day. It's just so fun!

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.

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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

Better story, better lore, better location, well it beats fallout 4 and fallout 3 a lot because of its originality.

This beats fallout 3 because it has more replayabilty than it

Firstly, obsidian is 100 times better than bethesda, secondly, this game is 100 tiimes better than fallout 3

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4 Fallout 4

Love the game! Bethesda should have added ore mini nukes!

I found this game so addicting and fun so many unique characters and quests

I just loved it

I liked as much as Skyrim because of the story.

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5 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

First Bethesda game I ever played and I have well over 500 hours on it. This is what got me through middle school and some of high school. Oblivion was there for me when I was depressed and had to escape the world. I recently bought again and am feeling the nostalgia hit. I'm much better now and it when I play this game, I'm able to kinda go back to past and see where I am now. Best Bethesda game ever for me. 2nd is Morrowind haha!

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

Just a GREAT game, has a good vibe when playing it!

Awesome,i love this game so much,the characters,the story,anything,this game is perfect

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6 Dishonored

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

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.

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7 The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Best game ever

Amazing lore and world to lose yourself in. While the graphics are dated and the combat system is horrid until you start to get going in the game, it is extremely fun. The fact that no npcs are safe from death makes it feel lifelike.

This is honestly the best game that I've ever played. It has endless replay value and so much lore it makes you feel like you're really there.

Skyrim does not have Acrobatics.
This does.
How is it not higher?

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8 Doom (2016)

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

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


9 Wolfenstein: The New Order

Vikked Game

10 Rage

Best game I have ever played...EVER

This game sucked.

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 Brink

The action was just awesome and you never felt alone.

13 The Elder Scrolls Chapter II: Daggerfall


Heck no. - Ketrikal

14 Doom 4

It's here twice dammit - AdamDestructorJr.

Greatest game I've ever played in my life

This is the best

I love the music

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15 Pirates of the Carribean
16 Dishonored 2

One of the best games ever made I always have loved it

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 The Evil Within 2
19 Call of Duty

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

Totally bethesda

20 Fallout

Black Isle Studios as well...

This either

21 Prey

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

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

22 The Evil Within

Likebale game with its part2

23 The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn
24 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

Zenimax really guys

Not even Bethesda

25 Rage 2

Pretty decent - codgtamk34

26 Doom


How is this not higher it's a classic.

27 Doom II: Hell on Earth
28 Bully

Fly like a bee, sting like a, uh... bee!

29 Doom 3

I agree with you

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)

30 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Great story and atmosphere

31 Home Alone Game (1991)
32 Quake Champions Quake Champions Quake is good, but the champions aspect just weighs it down so bad. - AdamDestructorJr.

33 Echelon
34 Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Has some hitman stuff

35 Brink 2
36 Fallout 76 Fallout 76

It's a good game, it's a game stile I love, and it might have some glitches but all games do (well maybe not as many glitches but they are working on that) But soon maybe after most of the updates it will be a better game.

No one asked for this crap! Worst bethesda game ever!

The game is good. Bethesda gave us what we wanted.

No this game sucks hard - ToddHoward

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37 World of Warcraft

Wait a second... this game is from blizzard

38 Fallout Shelter

Lit game

39 Rogue Warrior

Better than Fallout 76

40 The Elder Scrolls: Arena
41 An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Fun game

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1. Fallout 3
2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
3. Dishonored
1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
2. Fallout 3
3. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
1. Fallout 3
2. Fallout 4
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