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There will soon be a new DLC pack for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion released, with the name Mehrunes' Razor. The ones who buy it are promised "the biggest dungeon in Cyrodiil", with some new books and items added in it - and of course, with some secret treasures. The price is now 2.99$ (for the PC version), where the old DLC's have been at around 1.89$ (150 Marketplace points). Except around 250p for this one, and here are some images of it.

Mehrunes' Razor DLC

  • Images of Oblivion: Mehrunes' Razor  - Mehrunes' Razor DLC
  • Images of Oblivion: Mehrunes' Razor  - Mehrunes' Razor DLC
  • Images of Oblivion: Mehrunes' Razor  - Mehrunes' Razor DLC
  • Images of Oblivion: Mehrunes' Razor  - Mehrunes' Razor DLC
  • Images of Oblivion: Mehrunes' Razor  - Mehrunes' Razor DLC
  • Images of Oblivion: Mehrunes' Razor  - Mehrunes' Razor DLC
alejandrito79
alejandrito79
Commented on 2006-06-01 17:00:26
I love oblivion one of the best game ever
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Freddman
Freddman
Commented on 2006-06-01 17:08:20
This is what iv missed in Oblivion, massive dungeons, i wish they could to a copy of Moria, that big hall with all the pillars in would be nice to run around in, the dungeons in rpg's are allways caves, or most of them atleast, never any big and epic dungeons.
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Rez
Rez
Commented on 2006-06-01 18:16:36
Another superb Oblivion offering.
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Blaze97
Blaze97
Commented on 2006-06-01 18:25:27
I think I'll be purchasing this one.
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Drunkenshaolin
Drunkenshaolin
Commented on 2006-06-01 18:28:47
do you ever get the feeling this game never got finished lol
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0onar
0onar
Commented on 2006-06-01 18:32:27
they beter release all DLC for europe soon. I've been looking forward for the DLC but so far i didnt get anything. retarded ppl at take2, there are a lot of ppl willing to buy these addons so why not release it for everyone?
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Slabs
Slabs
Commented on 2006-06-01 18:32:27 In reply to Drunkenshaolin
Posted by Drunkenshaolin
do you ever get the feeling this game never got finished lol
I get the feeling that the developers are still having ideas and inspiration after launch. In the days before DLC they were stuck waiting for a sequel or their next project but now they can put the idea in the game for those who want to buy it.
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Xboxbydegrees
Xboxbydegrees
Commented on 2006-06-01 18:38:11 In reply to Drunkenshaolin
Posted by Drunkenshaolin
do you ever get the feeling this game never got finished lol
There are just more stories to tell? More adventures to go on? I can't wait for this one.
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Bobby7777
Bobby7777
Commented on 2006-06-01 19:34:22
Wait, is this cave in the game allready? just simply locked until you pay for it?

Or is it actually developed after the game was finished?
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abaddon1125
abaddon1125
Commented on 2006-06-01 20:25:13
The DLC stuff is developed after the game was finished.
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gok
gok
Commented on 2006-06-01 20:37:42
So mehrunes razor is included i guess? Isn't that the wepon that kills anything on first hit?
By the way there isn't any content available to european players yet, right (sucks)?
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Woah
Woah
Commented on 2006-06-01 21:02:34 In reply to abaddon1125
Posted by abaddon1125
The DLC stuff is developed after the game was finished.
Not really, the horse armour was finished before the game came out, dunno about the others.

Anyways i gave Oblivion back last week, spent 150 hours on it, not bad value for money, would've probably kept it had they bought out the patch sooner.
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Freddman
Freddman
Commented on 2006-06-01 22:09:09 In reply to 0onar
Posted by 0onar
they beter release all DLC for europe soon. I've been looking forward for the DLC but so far i didnt get anything. retarded ppl at take2, there are a lot of ppl willing to buy these addons so why not release it for everyone?
They are available for europe DL on 360 now atleast, dunno about PC.
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Eddy186
Eddy186
Commented on 2006-06-01 22:43:59 In reply to Slabs
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Posted by Slabs
I get the feeling that the developers are still having ideas and inspiration after launch. In the days before DLC they were stuck waiting for a sequel or their next project but now they can put the idea in the game for those who want to buy it.
Yeah, ideas of inspiration after launch, taking your money. I said it before and I'll say it again the microtransactions are shit. I bet bethsda are making more money off these microtransactions then they are with the actual game. Shit all these downloads price add up to an expansion pack but fuck the content is not anywhere near a one. Some of tho stuff that they were offering to download should have been in the game in the first place. Microsoft should traffic what gets put for sale (guess they wont since they are getting %50 of the profit) to see if something is worth the price and if the developer is playing foul. I hope the ps3 doesnt have microtransactions therefore if a game was multiplatform then developers would think twice before taking out content. Then everyone would call foul play on them. You sir dont say that they have inspiration.
110100100
110100100
Commented on 2006-06-02 03:54:35
i'm sad,... i just got home and i don't see it in the US marketplace
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godhandiscen
godhandiscen
Commented on 2006-06-02 05:32:58
i'll just wait and buy the GOTY edition with all the addec content in one dvd.
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memolo
memolo
Commented on 2006-06-02 08:12:17
If you don't want it, don't buy it, easy. I'll sure get it.
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DarkonX
DarkonX
Commented on 2006-06-02 09:06:48
I can't believe there's people not willing to buy this game. Simply put this game needs to be inside every console around the world at all times.
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twoism
twoism
Commented on 2006-06-02 09:58:05 In reply to 110100100
Posted by 110100100
i'm sad,... i just got home and i don't see it in the US marketplace
It's not out yet... note "there will soon be" in the first line of Manager's post.
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rjcc
rjcc
Commented on 2006-06-04 07:32:35 In reply to Woah
Posted by Woah
Not really, the horse armour was finished before the game came out, dunno about the others.

Anyways i gave Oblivion back last week, spent 150 hours on it, not bad value for money, would've probably kept it had they bought out the patch sooner.
not exactly, they've been feature locked for a long time, so even if they mademo re stuff (like the stuff thats coming out) they couldn't add it cuz they were donig all the bug fixing and optimizing.
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DJJoeJoe
DJJoeJoe
Commented on 2006-06-05 00:59:14
I like how the Oblivion content is always so cheap as opposed to other games, plus they are releasing so much content, all very high quality. For an example the new map for PDZ is $5...
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XBox360Man77
XBox360Man77
Commented on 2006-06-05 01:20:07
I've been gone for a week, and havent played Oblivion in months. Has there even been a patch yet to fix some of glitches? I have 940 of the GP and I cant get the last 60 because the Fighter's guild quest is broken for me. I really wish they would fix this before adding content...

On another note, Blim, have you ever been to St. Maarten? I was just wondering because I just got back from there and I really enjoyed it.
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EGGBOX360PLAYA
EGGBOX360PLAYA
Commented on 2006-06-05 05:54:42
i just finished the main quest the other day after 185 hours of play and i didnt join the thief or the brotherhood lol

was playing a good guy ;)

and now just started with the bad girl eeheheheeeee
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MrXGamer
MrXGamer
Commented on 2006-06-05 13:39:46
You people are wrong. These new DLC packs are taking only 2 MBs on HDD. What makes you think they're THAT short? Now a good example is Halo 2 maps. Since they were made after the game was released, they take over 400 MBs on HDD. Same goes for Splinter Cell and other games.

One more thing: These new DLC packs are being released after every 2 weeks or so. There's NO way they can finish making them so fast. In conclusion, they're more like unlock keys just like the ones you see for Ridge Racer 6. This was definitely their plan to squeeze more money out of gamers.

Now I think all these secrets are invisible in game right now, the 2 MB file just makes them visible so you can enter. I have nothing against it though. I bought all of them and will continue to purchase since I love this game.
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Leggo
Leggo
Commented on 2006-06-07 16:04:46 In reply to MrXGamer
Posted by MrXGamer
You people are wrong. These new DLC packs are taking only 2 MBs on HDD. What makes you think they're THAT short? Now a good example is Halo 2 maps. Since they were made after the game was released, they take over 400 MBs on HDD. Same goes for Splinter Cell and other games.

One more thing: These new DLC packs are being released after every 2 weeks or so. There's NO way they can finish making them so fast. In conclusion, they're more like unlock keys just like the ones you see for Ridge Racer 6. This was definitely their plan to squeeze more money out of gamers.

Now I think all these secrets are invisible in game right now, the 2 MB file just makes them visible so you can enter. I have nothing against it though. I bought all of them and will continue to purchase since I love this game.
Two things: You cant compare Xbox 1 and Xbox 2 game downloads and saves. On the original xbox, a hard drive was mandatory, so a lot of devs got VERY sloppy with their compression. Look at the save files for KOTOR. They were MASSIVE, something like 4 megs each, I forget. That doesn't fly anymore because everything needs to fit on a 64mb memory card on XBL now to accomodate Core users, with the exception of HD movies and (Non-Arcade) game demos.


In addition, a multiplayer map for games like Halo and Splinter Cell use all-new assets. For a game like Oblivion, all they need to include is a general layout of the new area and pull from existing resources (eg: generic cave wall, generic wooden door, computer generated grass and trees, etc). They dont reinvent the wheel on these things.

The one new thing they might have is new weapon designs (possibly), and new voice work. However, voice files can be extremely compressed, as can wireframes. 2mb or so doesn't sound unreasonable. Morrowind GotY Edition for Xbox clocked in at a measley 800mb, if I recall, and the game was obviously quite massive. I've heard Oblivion is 2 gigs or so, and a good chunk of that was dedicated to an HD sized intro video.
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