Fallout New Vegas details!

#1 Posted by deusdigit (572 posts) -

It sounds like what shadow run should have been on the next generation consoles.
 
Arena fights sound awesome and hacking in casinos sounds pretty nifty. 
 
It'd be kind of cool tho if they would just raise the level cap a little higher.
 

#2 Posted by graniteoctopus (260 posts) -
@deusdigit:
excuse me while i wet my pants in excitement
#3 Posted by rjayb89 (7726 posts) -

Yay!

#4 Posted by nanikore (2740 posts) -

Sounds good.

#5 Posted by Steve_C (1756 posts) -

Niiiice. I'll just be happy if Obsidian put out a game that's half as buggy as Fallout 3, but the new different things they are incorporating sound awesome.

#6 Posted by SamStrife (1286 posts) -

I loved Fallout 3 and playing a sequel made by the series original creators will be awesome. If those points are true, then the game sounds like it's going to kick it into high gear...they sound really f-ing awesome.

#7 Posted by BreatheEasy (144 posts) -

Probably the game I'm most looking forward to in 2010

#8 Posted by Kowbrainz (923 posts) -
@Steve_C said:
" Niiiice. I'll just be happy if Obsidian put out a game that's half as buggy as Fallout 3, but the new different things they are incorporating sound awesome. "
Yeah, I'm definitely hoping for a much less-buggy game too. I've sunk over eighty hours into Fallout 3 thus far, but there are just so many technical issues I've experienced over the course of my time with the game... it's a real shame. Looking forward to this release though.
#9 Posted by Seraphim2150 (325 posts) -

I really like the idea of the origins, but I'd be interested in hearing the other ones. Lets hope one of them is a Brotherhood of Steel one

#10 Posted by Butchio (333 posts) -

cant wait for this game

#11 Posted by artofwar420 (6294 posts) -

If this is real, then I'm totally jumping into the train.

#12 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4936 posts) -

Call me skeptical but i'm not trusting anything until it gets confirmed from the company how is making it.

#13 Posted by Blair (2513 posts) -

I want New Vegas so badly.
 
I'm also very skeptical and vehicles make me a little uneasy.

#14 Posted by OptimumNinja (22 posts) -

hopefully there will be some vehicles and maybe not so much women who look like men.

#15 Posted by Jimbo (9869 posts) -

So any news on where it's set?

#16 Posted by JellyFish_Gsus (769 posts) -

I totally forgot about this game. Cant wait for it now I played Fallout 3 to death.

#17 Posted by Venatio (4491 posts) -

Damn I hope that all that is true, the part about vehicles sounds really good

#18 Posted by Driadon (3001 posts) -

Holy.... My god, do I ever want now. If they do this right, this may become the "true" Fallout 3. That thought alone made my underwear wet.

#19 Posted by Stephen_Von_Cloud (1530 posts) -
@Venatio said:
" Damn I hope that all that is true, the part about vehicles sounds really good "
@Driadon said:
" Holy.... My god, do I ever want now. If they do this right, this may become the "true" Fallout 3. That thought alone made my underwear wet. "
Feeling like you guys IF this is true.  God, the Gamespot forums is not a source of information I highly regard.  But all of that sounds amazing, I would love to see it.
#20 Posted by CitizenKane (10507 posts) -
#21 Posted by Drebin_893 (2923 posts) -

Have they just nullified "This is Vegas"?

#22 Posted by Stephen_Von_Cloud (1530 posts) -
@Drebin_893 said:
" Have they just nullified "This is Vegas"? "
Not until they have the dancing mini-games.  I actually forgot about that game.... vaporware?
#23 Posted by Snail (8616 posts) -

Giving its publisher and developer, I trust this game to meet expectations.

#24 Posted by CenturionCajun (1461 posts) -

It still exists. It was one of the properties that Warner Brothers got when they bought up most of Midway. Whether or not it will ever be finished is another thing entirely.
 
I'm looking forward to New Vegas simply because it's more Fallout 3. And I love me some Fallout 3. While I believe that Obsidian is proficient they have a bad reputation as the "sloppy seconds" developer of others properties. Their only original IP is Alpha Protocol and that disappeared from it's release date and has been pushed to a generic 2010 release.
 
Yes, I know that Obsidian is made up of a fair number of former members of Black Isle but the Fallout 3 engine and world are a good bit different from the Fallout 1 and 2 days. Its been so many years that they have yet to prove themselves in my eyes.

#25 Edited by blackbeard (309 posts) -

I like it because it shows Vegas in ruins... I hate Vegas. 

Seeing as I am just getting into Fallout 3 now, I am not sure if I will like it or not but Fallout 3 seems cool. If I like Fallout 3 when I am done with it then I will likely get into this as well. I need some single player games that run long so this should fit the bill. 
 
I am wary of the vehicles as well though... I am getting flash backs of driving around Africa in Far Cry 2... it gets tedious. Its great to have a big game but having to drive around a 30 mile map can get boring. If there is some kind of fast travel system at some point then that helps.

#26 Posted by Daryl (1781 posts) -

Oh wow, I thought this was going to be a bit of DLC. INTERESTED.

#27 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Sounds awesome.

#28 Posted by bwooduhs (1618 posts) -

This game is gonna be awesome.

#29 Posted by VilhelmNielsen (1738 posts) -

Hopefully the vehicles will be limited, and the perspective not 1st person.
 
Great thing that this is Obsidian and not Bethesda.

#30 Posted by InfiniteGeass (2056 posts) -

I can't wait. More Fallout can only be a good thing.

#31 Posted by Zereta (1368 posts) -
@deusdigit said:

" It sounds like what shadow run should have been on the next generation consoles.
 
Arena fights sound awesome and hacking in casinos sounds pretty nifty. 
 
It'd be kind of cool tho if they would just raise the level cap a little higher.
 

"
While that sounds amazingly awesome, as it was when I saw it on the GAF, its already been proven false from a Game Informer dude. 
 
http://www.vg247.com/2010/01/04/game-informer-ed-scotches-fallout-new-vegas-cover-rumour/  
 
That sounded so awesome too that I hope that whoever gave the details just got the magazine wrong. 
#32 Posted by Atlas (2454 posts) -

That sounds pretty awesome. Seems like they're going to strive to give the game a different feel to Fallout 3, and maybe give it more of the tone seen in the first two games. Regardless, I can never get enough quality RPG's, and it seems like this one is going to be up to the high standards of the series.

#33 Posted by natetodamax (19212 posts) -

Sweet.

#34 Posted by FiestaUnicorn (1576 posts) -
@Jimbo said:
"So any news on where it's set? "

London.
#35 Posted by crystalskull2 (437 posts) -

I just hope that if they're keeping third person prospective,it'll turn out better.

#36 Posted by MFDoom_LIVE (3 posts) -

Can't wait!!!

#37 Posted by Dustpan (1694 posts) -

That whole background aspect sounds pretty freaking awesome.

#38 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

Funny you should mention shadowrun. When I first played Fallout 1 I immediately thought about Shadowrun on SNES. I want a old school Fallout SNES retro backwards port in the style of Shadowrun.

#39 Posted by wolf_blitzer85 (5276 posts) -

Yeah I'll play it.

Online
#40 Posted by Zereta (1368 posts) -

Sounds effing awesome.

#41 Edited by PenguinDust (12553 posts) -

I hope it's good but considering that Obsidian Entertainment just bumped Alpha Protocol yet again, I have to wonder how stable the studio is.  Such inconsistencies can make for a difficult work environment and a final product that is less than what it could have been.  I'm not saying Fallout: New Vegas will be junk, I'm just worried about the situation at Obsidian and how it might impact the game. 

#42 Posted by Alphiehyr (1083 posts) -
@BreatheEasy said:
" Probably the game I'm most looking forward to in 2010 "
Could be out in 2011.
#43 Posted by MrSnow (1213 posts) -
@rjayb89 said:
" Yay! "
This and hopefully it will be awesome.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.