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

Easily takes the top spot as Bethesda's greatest game. Very high repeatability. Graphics that impress me even more than Fallout 4. Gameplay. Quests. Free Will to be whatever you want to be. If anything, this game is perfection.

Skyrim is easily the best game Bethesda have produced. It’s 2019 and both my wife and I are still playing it.

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

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3 Fallout: New Vegas

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

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

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 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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5 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

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

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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

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.

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!

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

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8 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.


9 Wolfenstein: The New Order
10 Rage

This game sucked.

Best game I have ever played...EVER

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 The Evil Within 2
17 Dishonored 2

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

Fun game

Played both

nice games Dishonored

18 Doom

How is this not higher it's a classic.

19 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

20 Fallout 2

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

You realize this isn't bethesda.

21 The Elder Scrolls V: Dragonborn
22 Fallout 76 Fallout 76

Um, this game sucks. In fact it's the WORST Bethesda game ever made

No this game sucks hard - ToddHoward

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

23 The Evil Within

Likebale game with its part2

24 Doom II: Hell on Earth
25 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

Not even Bethesda

Zenimax really guys

26 Fallout

Black Isle Studios as well...

This either

27 Rage 2
28 Fallout Shelter

Lit game

29 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Great story and atmosphere

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

31 Home Alone Game (1991)
32 Disney Infinity

Best Bethesda game 100% if you don’t think this is a Bethesda game your just a hater it’s everday bro I’m dabbing on you

33 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)

34 Echelon
35 Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

Has some hitman stuff

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

Fun game

40 Bully
41 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.

42 Call of Duty

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

Totally bethesda

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