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Morrowind: Game of the Year Edition

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GF Rating
8.2

1531 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Absolutely Amazing!!!

posted by Bostonfan (TUCSON, AZ) Jun 21, 2006

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Member since Jan 2006

21 out of 25 gamers (84%) found this review helpful

What isn't perfect about this game......nothing. I've been playing this game going on 6 weeks and i'm still at the beginning. THis game is long but extremely fun. You can go through this game and still not have all of the weapons and spells that are in the game. And the environments i feel as if i am in a real world, its phenomenal. You can meet interesting creatures such as orcs or dunmer(Dark elves). I give this this a perfect 10 for length, difficulty, and graphics. I highly recommend this game. -bostonfan

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

The greatest RPG ever made. Hands Down.

posted by ChrisRG (FORKS, WA) Nov 11, 2010

Member since Sep 2010

13 out of 15 gamers (87%) found this review helpful

For anyone who enjoyed Oblivion, this game is a must play. The map is roughly 4 times the size of Oblivion's, with even more stuff to explore packed into every square inch of this massive game. The customization is almost excessive, dwarfing oblivion (or any other RPG in history), from the weapons and armor to the spells and enchantments, if you don't put 250 hours into this game you won't see everything it has to offer. One thing I really appreciated that was omitted from Oblivion was the levitate spells, it adds a whole new element to the gameplay and makes you feel like you can do just about anything within the game world. The layout of the map couldn't be better, which makes the towns and the characters within them infinitely memorable. For an original Xbox title, this game holds it's own against anything out there today, and if they were to simply re-make and re-release it on the 360, I would gladly pick my controller up for another 200-300 hours of pure RPG heaven. There will probably never again be a game that is so massive or epic, so experience it while you still can (but just go out and buy it).

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

It's Not Oblivion, But It's Amazing

posted by GingaNinja (BRANDON, MS) Jun 26, 2008

Member since May 2008

13 out of 15 gamers (87%) found this review helpful

When I first picked up this game, I honestly didn't think I would enjoy it this much. After all, I got into the Elder Scrolls series with Oblivion, so I figured the predecessor wouldn't be as good. However, the first time I played it, I couldn't put it down.

This game is very different from Oblivion in several ways, but if you give this game a chance, I'll guarantee you'll love it. If not, then you're probably not going to have any fun with any other Western RPG I can think of.

Quests (8/10): The quests are much harder in Morrowind than Oblivion for the most part. There is no quest arrow for you to follow, but I actually enjoy this because I always felt like it was spoon-feeding me on Oblivion. The journal is still there, but it isn't quite as user-friendly as its Oblivion counterpart.

Story (10/10): I can't even begin to describe the depth of this game's story. It is incredibly creative and original, and I can only describe it as a masterpiece.

Graphics (8/10): The graphics for this game are actually quite good for a game this huge on the original Xbox, but they have aged considerably. For me, graphics don't make or break a game.

Voice Acting (5/10): Or better said: lack there of. With the exception of a few cutscenes, the Daedric shrines, and a few other lines of dialogue, the game expects you to read everything. I personally think this is the games only major flaw.

Replay Value (10/10): This is probably Morrowind's best quality. You have to spend at least two-hundred hours to scratch the surface of this game. Even if it is your third or fourth play-through, there is always something you haven't found.

Gameplay (10/10): The most important aspect of any game is that it is fun, and Morrowind simply is. There are tons of glitches, and the whole concept of a "Battlemage" is pointless, but all of that doesn't matter if the game is fun. Period.

In conclusion, if you can get into this game, I guarantee you won't put it back down anytime soon.

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