OXM UK: "Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim game director Todd Howard has said that making unscripted non-player character interaction feel natural is a trick Bethesda still has trouble with."
it will probably be better than oblivion but i think they just need to work on the skyrim engine more.
Tbh it wouldnt be difficult to make this game better than oblvion.. just saying
Yeah, b/c 5+ years is already not enough....
Yeah... so, mate go make one of the best RPG's out there and then give me a better sequel. P.S. my respect to Bioware for doing that with Mass Effect.
I bet this game will win game of the year I want to know more about the weapons
i wanna know how there handleing the leveling system like oblivion where you had to sleep to implement the perks of your level up or like fallout where it stops the game in the middle of whatever you are doing making it impossible to do anything you need to concentrate on i hope they do the oblivion way cause fall out way is just stupid
I hope they make a new way
I'd prefer the Fallout 3 method. I hated trying to limit the number of times I used my shield before I slept in order to get the maximum upgrade. I loved the game, but the leveling system in Oblivion was awful.
I don't have any problems with the Fallout 3 way of leveling up. There is no advantage in the game of leveling up on your own time. It makes no difference. In contrast, in a game like Kotor, where your leveling up affects your ability to be a higher-ranked Jedi in the game, the player has the option of not leveling up immediately and instead can gather as many experience points as he wants until he reaches Dantooine (I think that's the name of the planet where the player will train to become a jedi). At that point, you can level up as a Jedi and reach a higher rank, rather than wasting some of your leveling on your previous class, which was either scout, soldier, or scoundrel. A major problem I and my friends have with Oblivion is that when you as a player level up and become more powerful, all the enemies and creatures occupying the world around you will also level up, so the feeling of accomplishment is lost on the player. If you want to play a game where you level up and feel more powerful against enemies by killing them quicker, Oblivion will be a frustrating experience.
how is the fallout way good? it freezes you in mid game making it possible to be stealthy (i play stealth) no to mention it automatically heals you so the challenge if you in mid battle is taken away i do agree that they need to take away the scaling system to some extent but it makes the game pretty bad if i can't explore right when i start the game and i have to be a certain level to go places.....it was like that with new vegas as soon as i stepped out of the tutorial area i got mauled by scorpions i couldn't even think about doing damage too (though i do know it was developed by obsidian an not bethesda) i hate being interrupted when im in the middle of something important maybe if they let you go in and manually level up and not stop the game and break the immersion that elder scrolls is famous for
It be close but i think rage will win goty, it be a tough choice, it seem rage has everything like graphics and characters plus its a new ip, the game industry going to probably pick rage b/c they want game developer to see more new ip and innovation for the industry kinda like rdr.
they don't know what they're talking bout Skyrim is best game ever of decade
How long have you been playing Skyrim? It looks good to me as well, but it's rather early to proclaim it the best of the decade. I hope this is a joke post for your sake.
I've either come across a rather smart satire, or a fool. Good one!......or, uh, not?
The only interactions that will be weird is when I get bored, create a separate save file buy a house, kill every woman in the city, strip them of their clothes and stack their bodies in the basement to cherish. THATS WHEN IT GETS WEIRD!
Heck, you could do that in Morrowind!
@bwazy HAHAHAHHA wow, thats probably the craziest %%$# I heard someone do in Oblivion. LOL
I haven't played Oblivion yet but I'm thinking of picking it up and playing through now that Skyrim is coming out. Should I spend the time or just wait?
You should pick up the 5th anniversary edition that releases soon. You get all the DLC, a steelbook case, and a $10 off coupon for Skyrim. It's only $30. I'd say give it a shot! I loved Oblivion. A lot of people give it flak for not being the exact same game that Morrowind was, but I had no problems with it.
Oblivion is probably worth playing if just to get an idea of how much of an improvement Skyrim will be. It doesn't hold up well to today's standards, so don't expect it to be amazing, though it was great for it's time.
"Todd Howard has said that making unscripted non-player character interaction feel natural is a trick Bethesda still has trouble with." I'm more worried about the bug-ridden mess they've sold me before (Fallout). I will think twice, or at least hold off, before getting this one.
Im pretty sure it'll release with bugs like previous Bethesda games but it seems like they were pretty good with releasing patches frequently in New Vegas' case.
The interaction was never an issue for me. The voice acting in Fallout was generally good enough to ignore the stiff character making dead eye contact with you. Oblivion was weird though because the begger women would go from a poor accent to a rich person accent. Then there were conversations which shop owners would converse with themselves about how great it is to shop at shops owned by themselves. Great lulz there.
I LOVED that! It's like they cleared their throats right after you gave them the gold. XD
first time buying a RPG like this i hope i like it
If it's your first tine, then it might be a bit intimidating and overwhelming. I know Morrowind was for me at first.
you should train up :) Fallout and oblivion are pretty cheap now :p
i played some what type of RPG's but this is the first one that has me hyped for it...i tryed to play New Vegas but with all the bugs i stop playin it...and some people think GTA's are RPG's and im sure i played games with RPG elements....but i cant wait for Skyrim, Dead Island and Rage...like i said earlier i hope this year gets me into the RPG....Good RPG that makes me wanna play and get lost in the world...im tired of buying games and beating them in 4-8hours
They just need to work on balance. The problem all of Beth's games is that toward the end of the game the challenge is almost trivial as player becomes an unstoppable juggernaut. Such is the way of open world RPGs I guess.
It's okay, just give me tons and tons of caves and dungeons to explore. That's all I need/want.
fallout 3 compared to oblivion, Fallout 3 gets DESTROYED! Fallout 1 and 2 are way better games than fallout 3 I think Fallout 3 is the weakest piece of work from Bethesda, though still a very good game. Morrowind is a better rpg than oblivion "on paper" but it is clunkier and not as pretty I am hoping Skyrim will combine the best of oblivion and Morrowind, and even throw in a dash of fallout 3, just a pinch though
I don't think you're giving Fallout 3 due credit. The first two Fallouts were great games, yes. But you can't make that kind of games anymore, the era for that kind of RPGs have come and gone.
i still love fallout 3, it is better than 90% of games created easily it is in my top 50 games of all time, but it is low in that list, oblivion is up high,,, that's just me though my top 5 games in no order are; oblivion demons souls starcraft 2 the witcher 2 baldurs gate 2 whats urs??
I would agree with most of those on your list except for Oblivion. I would swap that for Morrowind. As for Starcraft 2, I don't play that genre of RTS so no comment. Always good to see Demon Souls make it in the top five of anyone's list too, that game simply does not get the credit it deserves. Easily this gen's most innovative console RPG.
I wonder will Fallout 4 come out this-gen? Perhaps with Skyrim's engine?
The "snap to close up dialogue" would be one of the few complaints I had about Oblivion. It feels awkward each and every time. Should this be addressed then they really have nothing to worry about. :)
All videogame NPC interaction feels weird, what's your point?
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