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Fallout 3





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Fallout 3





Vault-Tec engineers have worked around the clock on an interactive reproduction of Wasteland life for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own vault.

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Vault-Tec engineers have worked around the clock on an interactive reproduction of Wasteland life for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own vault. Included is an expansive world, unique combat, shockingly realistic visuals, tons of player choice, and an incredible cast of dynamic characters. Every minute is a fight for survival against the terrors of the outside world — radiation, Super Mutants, and hostile mutated creatures. From Vault-Tec, America's First Choice in Post Nuclear Simulation.

Key Features:

  • Limitless Freedom!

    Take in the sights and sounds of the vast Capital Wasteland! See the great monuments of the United States lying in post-apocalyptic ruin! You make the choices that define you and change the world. Just keep an eye on your Rad Meter!

  • Experience S.P.E.C.I.A.L.!

    Vault-Tec engineers bring you the latest in human ability simulation — the SPECIAL Character System! Utilizing new breakthroughs in points-based ability representation, SPECIAL affords unlimited customization of your character. Also included are dozens of unique skills and perks to choose from, each with a dazzling variety of effects!

  • Fantastic New Views!

    The wizards at Vault-Tec have done it again! No longer constrained to just one view, experience the world from 1st or 3rd person perspective. Customize your view with the touch of a button!

  • The Power of Choice!

    Feeling like a dastardly villain today, or a Good Samaritan? Pick a side or walk the line, as every situation can be dealt with in many different ways. Talk out your problems in a civilized fashion, or just flash your Plasma Rifle.

  • Blast 'Em Away With V.A.T.S.!

    Even the odds in combat with the Vault-Tec Assisted Targeting System for your Pip-Boy Model 3000! V.A.T.S. allows you to pause time in combat, target specific body parts on your target, queue up attacks, and let Vault-Tec take out your aggression for you. Rain death and destruction in an all-new cinematic presentation.

  • Mind-Blowing Artificial Intelligence!

    At Vault-Tec, we realize that the key to reviving civilization after a global nuclear war is people. Our best minds pooled their efforts to produce an advanced version of Radiant AI, America's First Choice in Human Interaction Simulation. Facial expressions, gestures, unique dialog, and lifelike behavior are brought together with stunning results by the latest in Vault-Tec technology.

  • Eye-Popping Prettiness!*:

    Witness the harsh realities of nuclear fallout rendered like never before in modern super-deluxe HD graphics. From the barren Wasteland, to the danger-filled offices and metro tunnels of DC, to the hideous rotten flesh of a mutant's face.

    *Protective Eyewear Encouraged.

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Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Game Studio
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Digital PC Download
Customer notes
Please Note: Fallout 3 is not optimized for Windows 7 and later.
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista
  • Processor: 2.4 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
  • Memory: 1 GB (XP)/ 2 GB (Vista)
  • Hard disk space: 7 GB
  • Video: Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 256MB RAM (NVIDIA 6800 or better/ATI X850 or better)
  • Sound: DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Controller support: Xbox 360 controller
  • Other Requirements: Online play requires log-in to Games For Windows - Live

  • Supported Video Card Chipsets:

NVIDIA GeForce 200 series, Geforce 9800 series, Geforce 9600 series, Geforce 8800 series, Geforce 8600 series, Geforce 8500 series, Geforce 8400 series, Geforce 7900 series, Geforce 7800 series, Geforce 7600 series, Geforce 7300 series, GeForce 6800 series ATI HD 4800 series, HD 4600 series, HD 3800 series, HD 3600 series, HD 3400 series, HD 2900 series, HD 2600 series, HD 2400 series, X1900 series, X1800 series, X1600 series, X1300 series, X850 series

Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • Memory: 2 GB System RAM
  • Hard disk space: 7 GB
  • Video: Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512MB RAM (NVIDIA 8800 series, ATI 3800 series)
  • Sound: DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Controller support: Xbox 360 controller

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Excellent Game Featuring Liam Neeson


This game is what got me into the Fallout franchise. Fallout 3 is a great game and the first in the Fallout series to be 3d with real-time combat. It's an open-world action RPG. The story is striking in my opinion. I felt that it was really well done. In fact, I loved it. The RPG elements are also great, albeit not to the same degree as in Fallout: New Vegas. Additionally, the setting is really cool as it takes place in a post-nuclear Washington D.C. And finally, Liam Neeson voices your father. Overall, it's a great game that any Fallout fan worth his/her salt should have already played by now. If you're new to the series, starting with Fallout 3 is a great idea. It's often on sale and well worth the money, especially when it's bundled with the DLC. I'd recommend it to anyone anywhere at anytime. 11/10

Good fallout game, but get the GOTY edition instead


Fallout 3 is the first 3D fallout game in the franchise, now own my Bethesda, Fallout is now even bigger and complex than previous games. It vast, empty and brown/green world its now more open for you to explore. There is people to meet, weapongs and gear to find, enemies to defeat, friends to make and be who you want to be in a post-apocalyptic world. You can make decisions in the game that will tell the other who you are, a good, probably the next messiah, guy. Or a evil, son of the devil, guy that want just cause chaos. You're off in an adventure to find your Dad and to finish a job left by your parents to save the world... Or condemn it. The road its yours to that. Even tho the game is great, I highly recommend to buy the GOTY edition. The game feels empty without the DLC's, which are pretty good and add cool features in the game (Like raise the level cap).

Loved it.


I rushed a bit on finale because I wanted to see how it would end, but enjoyed most of its side quests and explored almost every inch of the places I traveled to. The post-apocalyptic atmosphere and OST are amazing, you are free to behave the way you like (and take its consequences), explore the wasteland as much as you like and become the lone wanderer. Played on Windows Seven x64 without too many problems, only some random crashes here and there - there are guides which cover all of the possible issues and propose a solution for every one of them. Would play it again and I feel like recommending it 100%.

Not the Fallout I expected to get.


Oblivion with guns was my first impression of this game and while I waited with anticipation for the release after all those years I can honestly say that this part was not all that great. I'm a bit sad that Bethesda got the license because this was not the fallout I was hoping for. The game is good and resembles Elder Scrolls but it very far forms original standards.

A world that you shape by your actions


As the lone wanderer, you travel a massive sandbox through hell and high water to find and reunite with your father. Along the way, you can choose to take part in side quests out of genuine care, malicious intent or for the caps and achieve their means through ruthless slaughtering, theft, peaceful means or by using your skills to negotiate. These actions will reflect upon those who you converse with, work with or fight against in a karma-based system. I would recommend this game alongside its DLCs as a whole.

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