Fallout: New Vegas
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"In New Vegas, the fun Fallout 3 formula is intact, with more polished combat, high-quality side missions, and the exciting setting of the Vegas strip." - IGN.com
"A few technical problems aren't enough to sully this enjoyable and sophisticated adventure through the western wastes." - Gamespot.com
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Welcome to Vegas. New Vegas.
It’s the kind of town where you dig your own grave prior to being shot in the head and left for dead…and that’s before things really get ugly. It’s a town of dreamers and desperados being torn apart by warring factions vying for complete control of this desert oasis. It’s a place where the right kind of person with the right kind of weaponry can really make a name for themselves, and make more than an enemy or two along the way.
As you battle your way across the heat-blasted Mojave Wasteland, the colossal Hoover Dam, and the neon drenched Vegas Strip, you’ll be introduced to a colorful cast of characters, power-hungry factions, special weapons, mutated creatures and much more. Choose sides in the upcoming war or declare “winner takes all” and crown yourself the King of New Vegas in this follow-up to the 2008 videogame of the year, Fallout 3.
Enjoy your stay.
Feel the Heat in New Vegas! Not even nuclear fallout could slow the hustle of Sin City.
Explore the vast expanses of the desert wastelands – from the small towns dotting the Mojave Wasteland to the bright lights of the New Vegas strip. See the Great Southwest as could only be imagined in Fallout.
Feuding Factions, Colorful Characters and a Host of Hostiles! A war is brewing between rival factions with consequences that will change the lives of all the inhabitants of New Vegas. The choices you make will bring you into contact with countless characters, creatures, allies, and foes, and determine the final explosive outcome of this epic power struggle.
New Systems! Enjoy new additions to Fallout: New Vegas such as a Companion Wheel that streamlines directing your companions, a Reputation System that tracks the consequences of your actions, and the aptly titled Hardcore Mode to separate the meek from the mighty. Special melee combat moves have been added to bring new meaning to the phrase “up close and personal”. Use V.A.T.S. to pause time in combat, target specific enemy body parts and queue up attacks, or get right to the action using the finely-tuned real-time combat mechanics.
An Arsenal of Shiny New Guns! With double the amount of weapons found in Fallout 3, you’ll have more than enough new and exciting ways to deal with the threats of the wasteland and the locals. In addition, Vault-Tec engineers have devised a new weapons configuration system that lets you tinker with your toys and see the modifications you make in real time.
Let it Ride! In a huge, open world with unlimited options you can see the sights, choose sides, or go it alone. Peacemaker or Hard Case, House Rules, or the Wild Card - it’s all in how you play the game.
Nobody does post-apocalypse like Fallout does!TayburrFripper | Nov. 30, 2014 | See all TayburrFripper's reviews »
It is an Open World Post-Apocalyptic game set around Las Vegas with RPG and FPS The Storyline and world are extremely immersive. The character building is fun. the Combat is great. VATS is hit or miss for some people. I like it. could be better but it ain't bad. The Modding community really made this game something special as well as provides the fixes for the few hundred bugs in the game. Just be sure you go grab some texture packs and the bug fixes and whatever other mods catch your eye. You shan't ever be disappointed. Best RPG game ever. I can only wait for the next Fallout Installment with uncontrollable anxiousness!
Good, Not Greatenderx30 | Nov. 29, 2014 | See all enderx30's reviews »
Fallout takes you to the Wild West this time. I did not enjoy the setting as much as I did FO3, given the terrain is mostly desert and lacks the feeling of a ruined world. The writing brings back the wit of the classic Fallouts, but the main quest is unsatisfying unless you buy the DLCs/GOTY Edition that fleshes out the Courier's story. Gameplay mechanics have improved, and it seems though the devs took the popular mods from FO3 and took them to heart. That being said, New Vegas also has an excellent collection of mods, and are definitely worth your time if you so decide to pick this game up.
I keep getting back to itFreeze256 | Nov. 28, 2014 | See all Freeze256's reviews »
The game is buggy and has some flaws.The story really isn't the best there is and as a guy that likes to play with assault rifles there weren't many cool looking out there.However this is why we have mods.I have so many mods they are bigger then the game itself.It isn't the best looking game, download some mods done.Finished all the quests and you are bored?Download quest mods.Feeling like there are not many guns out there?Get yourself some mods.This is the thing that kept me coming back and wasting a lot of time on this game.Its really fun to go around explore the mojave, hunt monsters, or kill factions u don't like.The replay-ability is really big even after not playing for a while the game kept dragging me back.Its not as good as Fallout 3 but the mods change that and i'm really happy about it.
Why haven't you played this yet?ajoshi | Nov. 28, 2014 | See all ajoshi's reviews »
One of the best games I have played. Actually, I still haven't finished it- I just finished all the DLCs, and I got back into the main campaign. The DLCs add a huge amount of content, and if you're a 'carry all the loot back to my stash' kind of player then it takes even longer. I do recommend getting the DLCs, and get a bundle deal if you can.
Unlike Fallout 3, NV has 'hardcore mode'. This makes ammunition have weight, makes the player need food, water, sleep, and has some healing implications as well. It's not too hard with it, so I do recommend playing with 'hardcore mode' enabled. Remember, your companions can carry your ammo ;)
Finally, the gameplay: Fallout 3 forced you to go along with the Brotherhood of Steel, and only at the end did you really get to make a choice that impacted the 'big result'. That's not the case here- there is a war brewing and you need to choose sides, but there aren't just two. There are many factions in the Mojave and you need to recruit them to your cause. Not all factions like each other so you need to make them get along. If not, you can always make sure they get destroyed (so long, Brotherhood of Steel!). Companions have quests that give them bonuses if completed. You can gamble your savings away (or take someone else's). There are a number of radio stations, including one that can only get by completing a quest (20k caps or a new radio station? The choice was easy for me!)
Also, it's great to see Vegas and towns around it. I went to Vegas after playing this game and got so excited when I saw Primm! I didn't say anything out loud, but dammit, I was in Primm! Before this game, I had no idea Primm was even a place!
Prepare to Loose Yourself Into Another World !!AsadAlrafidain | Nov. 26, 2014 | See all AsadAlrafidain's reviews »
The title above is not a joke !!...Proceed on your own risk.
During my many years of gaming, I've learned some "facts", and one of them is this: The guys at Bethesda really know what they are doing, they make the best Role Playing Games (RPGs). The "Fallout" and "The elder Scrolls" series prove this statement.
The "Fallout" games have their own unique atmosphere, the post-nuclear open-world wasteland, and they have established it as a standalone genre.
The last addition to the fallout series, Fallout: New Vegas, is the tip of the iceberg to these games. Here are some of the things you'd expect from this wonderful game:
- The game has a unique atmosphere that makes you really feel like you are living in a post-nuclear wasteland.
- Hundreds of gameplay hours and diverse quests.
- Replayability of the game.
- The Decisions and actions you make really affects and alters the outcomes of the game.
- Hundreds of believable characters, each with his own mindset and story.
- A lot of guns, armors and other items, each with it's own characteristics that make them unique from each other.
- A crafting system and a bunch of drugs and medical supplies, each with it's unique benefits and side-effects, and there is the risk of addiction.
- the environment affects the player, especially when setting the difficulty of the game on hardcore. these effects includes the need for sleep, thirst, hunger, irradiation.
- Multiple enjoyable radio stations with music and ongoing news that change as new events happens in the game, including some news about your quests and deeds in the wasteland.
- Very generous modding community with thousands of mods, ranging from esthetics to semi-DLCs addons with new guests and plots.
I'm sure I didn't cover all the good aspects of the game and didn't give it it's true appreciation, because it really requires you to play the game to really understand it's value.
The only bad thing I found in this game was it's rather outdated textures, but even that is solvable with mods like NMC's texture pack and EVE (essential visual effects) you get a cutting edge graphics and visual effects.
In a simple word: MASTERPIECE !!