Bethesda Softworks announced today that it will release The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles for PlayStation 3 as a stand alone disc for retail. This new title will allow gamers who already own The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion to experience the award-winning expansion.
The game follows the October release of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition (GotY) for PlayStation 3, which includes the Shivering Isles expansion. Originally released in March 2006 for Windows and Xbox 360 and in March 2007 for the PS3, Oblivion has already earned countless awards from publications around the world and won numerous Game of the Year and RPG of the Year awards.
Oblivion features a powerful combination of free-form gameplay, unprecedented graphics, cutting edge AI, character voices by acting legends Patrick Stewart, Sean Bean, Terrance Stamp, and Lynda Carter, and an award-winning soundtrack. Gamers can choose to unravel Oblivion's epic narrative at their own pace or explore the vast world in search of their own unique challenges.
With more than 30 hours of new gameplay, Shivering Isles allows you to explore an entirely new plane of Oblivion - the realm of Sheogorath, the Daedric Prince of Madness. Shivering Isles features a bizarre landscape split between the two sides - Mania and Dementia -filled with vast, twisting dungeons mirroring the roots of the trees they are buried within. Sheogorath himself looks to you to be his champion and defend his realm and its inhabitants from destruction as you discover all new items, ingredients, spells, and much more.
If you already own Oblivion, then Shivering Isles is a must buy expansion. Stay tuned to PSU for our review on the Game of the Year Edition.