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Game breaking issues derail it but it fulfils its ambitions 0

The plot of Fallout 3 follows humanities struggles for life after a nuclear war between China and the United States of America. Clean water and food is sparse whereas the environment is sterile, a few fortunate people managed to endure the war and it’s aftermath inside underground vaults including yourself, however, your way of life is about to change for good. Trailing after your father you wonder into the desolate American wasteland alone.   An aid to the campaign the protagonist eventually un...

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If you ever wondered how a post apocalyptic Washington D.C. would 0

The Fallout series has originated on the PC, but now, it has come to the consoles. While hardcore fans wanted the same crazy Fallout game world, this game is more console orientated, it's more casual. That's not necessarily a bad thing you may say, and it isn't always but there are times when you wish you had the same crazy world from the original PC games. That's of course if you even played it. And if you haven't you won't care much. But for those who did play Fallout 1 and 2 on the PC, this g...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

9/10 - Game of the Year 0

I'm going to start off by saying "This has got to be one of the best games this year". I know its cliche, but in my books, nothing tops this game. Fallout 3 has the richest, most intriguing storyline, comparable almost to the half life story arc. From the moment you first step  out of the Vault, your plunged straight into a dark and twisted post-apocalyptic wilderness.When i first started with the quests, i found i was overwhelmed with the things to do, the places to go and the people to speak t...

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Fallout 3 Unbelievable 0

When this game came out last year, i wasnt excited by it and refused to buy it. After actually listening to the bombcast and seeing the quick looks on  the dlc which came out i decided to get the game and see what all the hype was about.Im glad to say that the game is fantastic and enjoyed every moment of it. This being a game which you can play in both first and third person and with elements of other genres really sets it apart from other games. The sombre atmosphere through out the game with ...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Ah, I've missed you. Come, sit next to me and lets reminisce. 0

 I haven't played Fallout 3 since I beat it in... well, November 2008. So, almost 2 years since I've been to the Capital Wasteland. I've been buying up the add-ons, but it' wasn't until a few of my friends kept going on and on about this mission or that and re-playing this incredibly open game and I decided "Me too! I shall start up again!"  So I did, and yea it was great. Even better with the DLC too!  I won't get too into the story, the voice acting (or how you can spot the same voice actor al...

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Fallout 3 0

Fallout 3The fallout series has been regarded as the pinnacle of  post apocalyptic gaming for it’s gritty realism, dark story, and impressive RPG like game play; but can Fallout 3 follow it’s older brethren to glory or will it be cast down to the shadows? Fallout 3 delivers on all three points with grace, by adding an in-depth story that adds to the already excellent plot, an astounding first person view of the immense world that surrounds you with an array of new monsters, npc’s and weapons. Fr...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Endless Fun 0

I overheard a friend talk about this game, it didn't really intrigue me until he said "I put my bottle caps in an oven." It sounded really weird, and I like weird. I brought it the next day, and I wasn't disappointed. That was 4 years ago.The game's look is fantastic. I seen enough apocalypse games to keep me a life time, but the '50s style just makes this game unique, as well as a lot of other things. The game's quests are endless, when you think you have done them all, there are more. I love t...

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A Capitol Achievement 0

Disclaimer: I have never played Oblivion, therefor did not hold any pre-assumptions or correlation to previous Bethesda developed games.Fallout 3 is an epic adventure of monumental proportions. In the year 2277, you are living underground in a "vault" built for human habitation away from the hazardous and dangerous realities of the world above. When your father, a respected scientist, flees the vault unannounced, your character chooses to follow him into the wasteland. What follows is a series o...

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Fear not, fans of the originals, rejoice all. 0

    When people hear Fallout 3, the most common complaints are that it either doesn't stay true to the Black Isle style gameplay, or that it is "Oblivion with guns."  Thankfully, these critics may rest easy because Fallout 3 unquestionably delivers.    For the uninitiated, Fallout 3's setting is basically this:  what if you took the future, but the future as it was imagined in the 50s (atomic cars, robots etc.), then nuked all of it.  It is an action-RPG that has a heavy emphasis on survival as ...

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Maybe now we can forget Brotherhood of Steel... 0

    Fallout 3 on PC is a game for hardcore PC gamers who enjoy at least the odd RPG. The game requires a significant investment of time and effort but the reward is well worth it.    The SPECIAL (Strength, Perception, Endurance, Charisma, Intelligence, Agility and Luck) system allows you to define any sort of archetype you'd like for your character. With a little forethought you can produce a huge variety of play styles from the system. For the Fallout veterans perks take the place of the old pe...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

It's not without faults for sure, but it's still an awesome game. 0

ProsVATS makes blowing guys up pretty satisfying. A bunch of interesting side quests. Gets the whole Post Apocalyptic atmosphere down good. A larger voice cast in comparison to the three-four people they had for Oblivon. ConsThe main quest is extremely short and the conclusion is unsatisfying (though future DLC might rectify that) A lot of the humor just fell flat with me. Despite the fact you can get companions you never actually feel like you NEED them, the game seems pretty doable solo. I...

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300 Word Review - Fallout 3 0

 Fallout 3 is a post-apocalyptic role-playing game from the creators of the Elder Scrolls series, Bethesda Softworks. The game is set 200 years after a nuclear war almost completely annihilated the entire human race, if not for the Vaults which are underground bomb shelters set up by the government. You play as the 'Lone Wanderer', a young adult who lived in Vault 101 his/her entire life and escaped into the decimated ruins of Washington DC.  The main goal you are given at the start of the gam...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fallin to Fallout 0

       The last addition to the Fallout franchise is here does it make top 10 FPS/RPG  of all time?                   Positive:  Large Open worldFun explorationMassive amount of weapons and gadgetsEnjoyable puzzlesRiveting StorylineImpeccable VisualsStrong and Challenging EnemiesLevel Ranking SystemSome great RPG elementsFast travel option            Negative: Shooting controls are roughBoring at some parts Lack of vehiclesMinor Frustration               Overall I most definitely think fans of t...

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Massive RPG 0

This game mixes the RPG skill system with a shooter, with VATS thrown in.  As a FPS, it doesn't do so well, but VATS helps to make up for this.  The graphics are superb, if somewhat brown, but it is a nuclear wasteland.  The moral decision system is quite straightforward, and I found that there seem to be more rewards for being a good character.  Maybe it's just me though.  The weapons are fun, and fun to use.  Limbs are destructable, and its a spectacle watch a raider be blown to bits by a shot...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

fallout 3 0

basically im not gonna go into the storyline, producer, cos everyone knows all that information. fallout 3 in my opinion an amazing game. its got an azaming storyline, characters, concept, feel, soundtrack, controls, just great. its got the all new cool unique vats system. its got only 25 side quests, and an 10 hour campaign. but with the five expansions in the goty edition pumps up the completion time to about 20 hours at least i would of thought. there is no factions in fallout 3. for example ...

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The best Xbox 360 game of 2008. 0

If you were to buy one game for the the 360 right now, it should be Fallout 3. I bought this game on day one, not expecting to play this game for that long - Gears 2 was coming out the next week. However, I was completely wrong, and to this date I have played over 100 hours. The game is set in 2270 (I think) in a post-apocalyptic nuclear setting in Washington D.C. The bomb dropped in 2077, and people stay in fallout shelters (Vaults). Nobody ever enters or leaves the vault, or consequences will ...

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Fallout 3, Great World, Iffy Shooting 0

 Fallout 3 is a tough game for me to grade.  At times I was blown away and immersed in the world, and at times I was frustrated with the shooting mechanics, and item management.  Likewise, at times the world was exciting and immersive, wandering into an abandoned, post-apocalyptic supermarket, or stumbling upon something interesting, but often I was bored with the drab, destroyed environments.  After searching through my 20th destroyed building, I started wishing for some environments tha...

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Fallout 3 Review (Xbox 360) 0

War, war never changes...  Perhaps one of the most iconic phrases uttered in a videogame (up there with “It’s me, Mario”), and almost certainly the most banal way to begin a review of the return of the illustrious Fallout series  Some things, however, have changed.  Eleven years after the original Fallout first appeared as an isometric RPG, and following the collapse of Interplay, we finally have the third chapter courtesy of new owners and creators of The Elder Scrolls, Bethesda Softworks.  Und...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great game to be played by all!!! 0

Fallout 3 is an action role playing game by Bethesda Softworks. Along the lines of Oblivion, Mass Effect and Knights of the Old Republic, Fallout 3 places a huge emphasis on making the player carry out a slew of moral choices throughout the game. If you enjoyed playing some of the aforementioned RPG titles, than you will find yourself playing Fallout 3 for hours on end to view as much of the available content within the game.The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic Washington DC in the year 22...

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An Epic Adventure 0

The lead up to Fallout 3 was an exciting one for me. I had always fancied playing Oblivion but I have never been a huge fan of the whole swords and goblins genre, I am more of a gun guy. Then I heard Fallout 3 is just oblivion with guns, I was sold.Fallout 3 is essentially an RPG set in a post apocolyptic Washington DC. You start of as a young child in Vault 101 a place designed to keep good citizens of the 50's safe from radiation. One day your father decides to wander of out of the vault with ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire, But It Will Burn 0

Somehow I missed the bandwagon on Fallout 3 when it came out a year ago, but while the DLC slowly poured out, my interest started to pique again as the game's promises were finally seeking my curiosity.  The result was one of the most conflicting feelings of brilliance and joylessness ever conceived with a game and its gameplay. The biggest strength of Fallout 3 is its setting. The mix of retro-50s and futurism is a brilliant mix, and while the story of the apocalypse is more or less pieced toge...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

BUY IT NOW 0

Fallout 3 is one of the best FPS games since Half Life 2. All the DLC is great to. Get this game. For those of you who know me, i don't give most games more than a 3.5 but this gets five stars from me. great story, free roam, totally awesome.  If you like FPS this game is for you, if you like Online FPS get halo 3 or Team Fortress. but this is a great game, especially with the DLC, if your tight on cash get the broken steel DLC first. Level Cap up to thirty, for those of you who know what im tal...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Some technical flaws mar what is otherwise a great RPG 0

No matter how much you like or dislike Bethesda's games, one thing that you can't say about them is that they don't try. Their huge, open-ended role-playing games are incredibly ambitious affairs that offer mind-boggling amounts of content along with gorgeous visuals. Fallout 3 is no exception to the rule. It is perhaps the most ambitious Bethesda game to date. It incorporates the major elements of other Bethesda games and then attempts to roll all of those elements into the Fallout setting. It ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fallout 3 does most things well and manages to be a memorable experience. 0

It’s a well known fact that Fallout 3 resembles Oblivion in a different setting. It’s hard to get the scope right, but when you finally play it – presuming you've played Oblivion before – you suddenly realize how true those statements were. Some complain, some see as natural, Bethesda used the same version of its previous engine to craft another experience; I don’t think there should be any problem with that.You find a lot of what made Oblivion, well... Oblivion. T...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A great game but several bugs and annoyances hinder greatness 0

Bethesda, known for their infamous Elder Scrolls series which are well known for being massive, expansive and will keep you entertained for a possible hundred hours of total gameplay. Fallout 3 is actually the first game by this company and generally, the series hasn’t had a real entry in the franchise since ten years ago when Fallout 2 was released onto the PC. However since then we have had two so, so spin off games Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel for the PC and Fallout: Brotherhood of S...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Never Ending Entertainment 0

I'm not a hardcore gamer, and I certainly didn't intend on playing Fallout 3 as much as I have. I bought it for my 360 about one month after the game's release. I'm always late when it comes to playing a new game, but it always works out, even if I do get spoiled here and there.The graphics, of course, are nothing short of incredible and jaw-dropping; I expected nothing less from Bethesda. The dialogue and voice acting is fantastic, I'll often have the NPCs repeat themselves just so I can hear i...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Not quite Oblivion with guns. Action packed, but too short. 0

I was so excited to play this game, and when I get excited about a game, I play it for hours on end. I know its time to take a break when I start shaking and feel like I need to throw up, usually after 14 hours.It's got a cool story bro and lots of side-quests. I can't remember fighting very many bosses, but the diversity in the quests makes up for that. I'd say its way more involved than Oblivion, the people seem more real. The karma thing is a neat feature, but its hard to resisting zapping th...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Epic sandbox expierence! 0

 This game had almost no problems,it was epic,you could edit the character well,and there was alot of cool haircuts and stuff.The game starts at birth,and it is in Vault 101in beginning,Vaults are build in the late future,around the 2030's.After your friend Jonas and your dad escapes from VAULT 101,you escape yourself,to follow in his footsteps.You go to the town of Megaton,meet various people like Lucas Simms,which is many parodys off on youtube and maybe MySpace.You ask Colin Moriarty and many...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

EAT MAH BULLETS! 0

this game could possibley be one of the best games ever! the game is going strong with game add ons and is just simpley amazing. graphics are grate! (really? a fallout game with good graphics???/??) bethesta transphormed the old top veiw rpg to a shooting roleplaying game of ultimate furry! the story line was as always to a fallout game, FRIGGIN EPIC!!!!!11!!!!1!!!! anouther thing that is cool is you can carry around a frickin arsanal of weapons arround with you and kill who ever you damn well p...

0 out of 4 found this review helpful.

i want the world to kinda end! 0

boy..i do love this game!!!..i kinda like it to much..ive spent some well wasted hours on it..i love all the side stuff..but some of them are soooooo boring..that kinda sucks..i love the dark dark humor you can find in this game..one thing i did not like is how a lot of the details look the same..almost all the metro stations look the same..they could have put more effort into that..but i know i know thats a small complaint..i VERY much like the main story..its what i think is a movie type story...

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Fallout 3 0

The fallout series has been regarded as the pinnacle of  post apocalyptic gaming for it’s gritty realism, dark story, and impressive RPG like game play; but can Fallout 3 follow it’s older brethren to glory or will it be cast down to the shadows? Fallout 3 delivers on all three points with grace, by adding an in-depth story that adds to the already excellent plot, an astounding first person view of the immense world that surrounds you with an array of new monsters, npc’s and weapons. From the ti...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Kick up some dust in the third installment of Fallout. 0

A long time ago, in a vault far, far away, PC RPGs were peaking and the world was introduced to the world of Fallout. Success followed, and fast forwarding to today we have the third installment. Bethesda has taken the helm this time around, and even though many a die-hard fan worried themselves sick over this news, Fallout 3 didn't turn out so bad after all. The basic premise is that the world has had its butt handed to it through the liberal use of nuclear weaponry. Children cried, parents c...

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Fallout 3 0

The moment I actually got out of Vault 101 and started exploring the Capital Wasteland, I realized that this game is defnietely better than Oblivion. Even though some might think that the land is mostly barren, empty, and boring, there are actually many places to find and many reasons to explore this rich world. The quests here are interesting, and some are very complex and even humorous (Stealing Independense) and will keep you involved in this game for a long time. Even though the actual gamep...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fallout 3:A good bordom game 0

Fallout 3 has been the game I rely on to play whenever I get bored, When im not playing modern warfare 2 left 4 dead w AC2 or WoW . Im on good old fallout 3, somewhere on playthrough 4, my first good character. The game has good qualities good characters. Basicly its a game you play when your down on games and taking a break. ...

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Fallout 3 -- Something Good from the Atom Bomb 0

i loved it. that’s about as straightforward i can get. i can’t help but come clean as direct as possible after playing a game that judges every decision you make. from the opening lines sung by the inkblots, “i don’t want to set the world on fire,” to the last words voiced by ron perlman, “war never changes,” i felt an incredible level of immersion very rare in video games thanks in part to a development team obsessed with details.when it comes to judging works of art, critics usually question t...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Obli-...Fallout 3 review 0

When I first heard about Fallout 3 coming to the consoles at last E3, I didn’t have much of a clue what Fallout was. I was later informed that  it was from the same developers who brought us Elder Scrolls Oblivion, Bethesda. A game which I fell in love with. There were many reasons for loving Oblivion, with a massive free world and pick your own adventure storyline, it was a game that the player had total control over. With over 50+ hours of playtime in Oblivion, I was expected to do the same in...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

FallOut 3 Review 0

Welcome to post-apocalyptic Oblivion, or at least that's how I feel when it comes to playing FallOut 3. The world has been torn apart and blown to small pieces. As the war really gripped the world some were lucky enough to escape into shelters, or Vaults. In one of these Vaults is where your story begins. If you've ever played Elder Scrolls: Oblivion, you're going to breeze through the learning of controls and such. The music and sound give you a creepy feeling. I really liked the retro radio st...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Awesome game 0

I had heard so much about this game so I just had to try it. At first I was unsure if I would like it or not. The game starts a bit slow and I was about to give up after the first couple of hours. Then, the storyline pulls you in and the shooting portion of the game takes over. There are sooo many missions to fulfill. Particularly if you get the DLCs. Most of the side quests are long and very entertaining. The side quests do an excellent job at making players forget about the main story. That's ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fallout 3 Six Months Later 0

 Fallout 3 is a great game and is icredible fun to play over and over again and this is because of the amount of hidden content that can be found at each location that you visit and depending on what skills you have you may not be able to do it so you will have to remeber and come back later.Visuals Six months later and the game still looks good and graphics still look good today and the wasteland is huge but of course it is a wasteland so it does not have a lot of things in it unless you are at...

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Fallout 3--Review 0

Fallout 3 from Bethesda is the long awaited addition to the Fallout series.  I personally don't know anything about the past Fallout games so I will just give my personal experience of the game.  To put it simple, Fallout 3 is mostly a post-apocalyptic Oblivion.  In many ways that's a good thing because Oblivion was a great game.  But there are fall backs with Fallout 3.  My personal hang up with the game is the fact that the game ends completely when you finish the main story.  One of the best ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Best Game I've Ever Played 0

While this game isn't perfect, it's closer than any other game I've played. This game has the best of both the Fallout and Elder Scrolls series -- an open expansive world reminiscent of Oblivion, and the post-apocalyptic world of tomorrow of Fallout. For fans of the epic solo genre, I cannot recommend this game enough....

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Fallout 3 Review 0

 [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/83/Fallout_3_cover_art.PNG[/img]Hi Guys. Just Decided to put up this Un-Announced Review of Fallout 3! Hope you enjoy! I am beginning to discover that I have a strange fascination with Post-nuclear disaster games with my last two game reviews talking about the S.T.A.L.K.E.R games. So mares well do another one after all 3 is the lucky number!I've played through the game fully twice now with a good character and a bad character. So i hope my experie...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

YOU MEAN I CAN DO AS I PLEASE!? 0

oh what fun!!! right away i rigged myself up ready to go on a slaughter fest of the wastes!! about ten hours in i restarted the entire game using a character build faq, because my character seemed to be useless :/ that aside this game provides hours of nonstop fun! u can get slaves pets and bodyguards, go and do what you please, switch in and out of fps and 3rd person perspectives, be good or evil, save or annihilate what remains of humanity, and even side with the monsters in this game. graphic...

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Life After Vault 101 is up to you in Fallout 3 0

In Fallout 3, War Never Changes+ Amazing Story and Freedom+ V.A.T.S works as advertised+ You will get your money`s worth+ DLC down the line - Low Level Cap. 20 is not enough for a game like this- Sometimes Labeled as Oblivion with guns - Needed More Choices Regarding Consequences of a players Action Fallout 3 is an epic game that contains a great story, world, and addictive game play. It make you feel like you are in a world that has been devastated with war and you are just an survivor living i...

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