Best The Elder Scrolls Games


The Top Ten

1 Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Skyrim was named one of the greatest games of all time and if you have seen this game you know how much of a masterpiece it really is. It is said that it takes over 200 hours to finish the game and including the voice acting and the detail in the world you know the developers worked their ass off to make this perfect.

Please by the game because it will change the way you see games forever with its stunning visuals, voice acting and the amazing story.

Best game ever

There is no competition. This is THE BEST Elder Scrolls ever. It may even be the best rpg ever. Amazing graphics, gameplay, story, exploration, characters, setting, customization, and freedom. You have the ability to do whatever you want. You could fish all day, or fight a giant dragon. The choices are endless. You could be a powerful wizard, expert rougue, deadly barbarian, or anything in between. The way you level up is awesome as well. Depending on what you use is how you level up that skill. Then you can spend points on perks for that skill or save those points for another one.

As much hype as there is, I just don't like the concept. One, it is a bit too much to handle. You have these crazy weapons and things to buy that doesn't make sense after a while that you can only get used to if you play for like 5 hours straight. I like a game that I can finish under 40 hours of gameplay (sandbox games like Minecraft or Grand Theft Auto don't count because they don't have a real end). I think a game like Call of Duty, Fallout, or Five Nights at Freddy's are more managable, and you can set dates for when you want to beat them, and you can, if you try. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a good game for people who are into that stuff, but I am not. If you set a date to beat Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you won't be able to. It takes like 300 hours of constant playing night through night and true dedication to beat this game, and I am not that type of guy who plays these big long story games, that you can only beat some bosses with one certain way, and you need to farm for the items.

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2 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

Oblivion was the perfect RPG: it was released at the start of the seventh-generation of consoles and thus felt like a next-generation RPG since it showed what the 360 was capable of and featured technical aspects that made the (gorgeous) land of Cyrodiil feel ALIVE. I didn't get that feeling in Skyrim, probably because it was released late into the generation (still a great game, though! ). Oblivion had a spark: exploration was seriously rewarding, quests were varied and memorable, the atmosphere was whimsical and enchanting and the game, as a whole, felt like a second life. Few games can immerse the player into a game world and fewer games can make you feel like you're having the adventure of a lifetime, YOUR adventure. Oblivion kicked this past video game generation with a bang and paved way for one of the longest and best gaming periods of all time. Despite it being 7 1/2 years old, I still consider Oblivion to be the apex of the series and of Bethesda's lineup. If you haven't had ...more

The most underrated game of all time!

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (often referred to as simply Oblivion) is a single-player action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks and the Take-Two Interactive subsidiary 2K Games. It is the fourth installment in The Elder Scrolls action fantasy video game series, following The Elder Scrolls I: Morrowind.

Oblivion was first released in March 2006 for Windows PCs and the Xbox 360. A PlayStation 3 (PS3) release was shipped in March 2007 in North America, and in April 2007 in Europe and Australia. After a number of smaller content releases, a major expansion pack"Shivering Isles"was released. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition, a package including both Shivering Isles and the official plug-in Knights of the Nine, was released in September 2007 for Windows PCs, the Xbox 360, and the PlayStation 3, and was also released on Steam in June 2009. A fifth anniversary edition of Oblivion was released in North ...more

Most underrated game of all time!

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3 The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

This and Oblivion should beat Skyrim in popularity - Gehenna

You enter a world, totally alien, forbidding and wondrous. Both the culture of Morrowind and the landscape are unforgiving, secretive and wildly diverse. There are more long quest lines (11) in this game than Oblivion or Skyrim. The quests are interesting and involved. While the landscape is slightly smaller than some it is more treacherous and threatening. It's so easy to take wrong turn during a Dust Storm in the volcanic mountains of Morrowind and end up feeling lost, your resources depleted and in a desperate fight to reach an outpost. I highly recommend it.

While Oblivion is my favourite, Morrowind is subjectively the best the series has had to offer! You become enthralled in the huge, unique story and get to play a classic open world role playing game, unlike its sequels which lose the role playing element to a degree and become action/adventure. Easily the best in the series, no matter what your favourite is.

Quite annoyed that so many casual gamers are picking Skyrim without even having played the others. It deserves fourth spot in my opinion.

This is the best Elder Scrolls game its not really up for debate. The only reason its not number one is because its old and the Skyrim fanboys are to young to have played it.

Morrowind is the best. The world is beautifully crafted. You can tell the devs made this game with a passion and gave attention to every detail. There's an ungodly amount of content. The most unique world in the series. And best of all it is THE PERFECT mix between Old School RPG and Modern RPG. There really never will be another game like Morrowind, since it is the first of its kind and the lovs Bethesda put into developing is unmatched. Oblivion was just copy and pasted together. Skyrim I must admit is Legendary.

I recommend being 21 years old+ when you play this game. Because it doesn't hold your hand and a lot of the ingame systems are a bit complex and deep.

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4 The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

Terrible gameplay and lots of glitches, at lest it was free

Should be in the top 3

5 The Elder Scrolls Online

While tis not the best game in the series by far, Has most content biggest map and by far the best combat.

Screw what others may think, I like the game for what it is.

It does something new

This should be first!

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6 The Elder Scrolls: Arena

How do you get out of the dungeon? I'm clueless about this game. At least it was free. - Merilille

7 Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles

Oh, the madness within!

Good expansion to a almost perfect game

8 The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon

Morrowind is the best but this is the best expansion

9 The Elder Scrolls IV: Knights of the Nine
10 Redguard: Elder Scrolls Adventures

Terrible gameplay, laughable amounts of glitches and horrible combat

The Contenders

11 The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal
12 An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire
13 The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard
14 The Elder Scrolls Travels: Shadowkey
15 The Elder Scrolls Travels
16 The Elder Scrolls Travels: Dawnstar

It's a shame that Dawnstar sucks though

17 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

LOVE gamplay

18 The Elder Scrolls VI

Hope its good

I'm gonna buy

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1. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
2. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
3. The Elder Scrolls Online
1. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
2. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
3. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
1. The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
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