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April 14, 2006

Good Gaming Geekery for a Good Friday

Normally, Video Games and Those That Play Them quietly go about their gaming in their own forums, websites and publications. However, occasionally a game hits so big that even the 'mainstream' media wakes up and pays some attention, whether that's just because it's a monster huge franchise (like Halo and its sequel) or because it is a very good but notorious franchise (like Grand Theft Auto).

Now, we have The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, which as I and Dave have mentioned is an astonishingly addictive time-suck. It is so bad that nearly a month after release I am *still* working on getting all the X360 achievements (which only begin to touch the total amount of content in the game) and have two brand new games (Blazing Angels and Far Cry Instincts Predator) sitting on my shelf untouched.

So, when Oblivion gets a moment in the sun in the WaPo, you know it's big.

Update: BSG producer Ron Moore is considering making a BSG game. My only request is that this one not suck.


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