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Great New Fallout 0

I won't lie... when Fallout 3 dropped in late 2008 I wasted hours upon hours exploring the vast Capital Wasteland and it's DC counterparts, and earning the ever-so-rewarding XP points that chimed in after every kill. Needless to say I've been following New Vegas ever since its debut and was exited to give a western wasteland a go. I was very pleased with what the Obsidian developers did with the game franchise....  Unlike Fallout 3, New Vegas gets right into the action after a short and sweet in...

14 out of 14 found this review helpful.

Hopefully what happens in New Vegas doesn't stay there. 0

Fallout: New Vegas is published by the company that developed Fallout 3 in 2008 which was Bethesda, but this time around New Vegas is developed by Obsidian entertainment. Obsidian is fairly well known for making flawed but fantastic games. Sort of like they give you your cake and never let you eat it too…at least not until a year and “X” amount of patches later. It usually takes Obsidian awhile after one of their game’s launches to get it up to where it should be, but afterwards their games are ...

8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

Fallout: New Vegas shines through all the muck. 0

  Just like the great, but flawed, Fallout 3 and Oblivion before it New Vegas has a wide array of technical issues. But that is by no means a valid reason to not play this game. It can freeze out of nowhere and leave you holding the bag on a chunk of the game that you had forgotten to save, making you replay it. It also has a tendency to glitch in the same manner as its predecessors and when too much is going on it will slow down the frame-rate and make you feel like you're back to playing Morr...

16 out of 20 found this review helpful.

I'm here to do some business with the big iron on my hip 0

 I initially decided to play Fallout: New Vegas in a similar way to how I played Fallout 3 two years ago – as a good guy bringing justice to the wasteland. What I found was a game where the line between good and evil wasn’t quite as clear cut. Take the Brotherhood of Steel for instance, the closest you got to a «good guy» in Fallout 3. In this game, they’re pretty much a bunch of dicks! Certainly not evil, but secluded, unpleasant mole-people holed up in a cave for years. I ended up destr...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Fallout or FAILout? 0

Fallout Lost Vegas is Interclay's first attempt at making a Fallout 3 game. While Bethesda software has been behind every Fallout from 1 to 3, this new developer is about to take their hand at crafting this post nuclearific world. But does it become one of the hit games of the year or does it flop like Super Meat Boy? Let's find out!   The story of the game is that you are a addicted gambler on his way to Los Vegas to make the big bucks at the big slots. However you end up spending all your mone...

10 out of 24 found this review helpful.

Innovative and Fun Despite Huge Problems 0

The fact is, after Fallout 3 I was a huge fan-boy. Hell, even before that I bought everything Bethesda made and played it for years afterwords. But that doesn't mean I can't at least attempt to be objective. I have played 30+ hours of this game already and seen several hours of the PC version played (both patched and unpatched). The glitches, freezes, frame rate issues etc. make this an exceedingly frustrating game to attempt to play. Those who don't make tender love to the autosave frequently a...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Fallout New Vegas,The Good,The Bad,and The Buggy. 0

Fallout New Vegas  First time i heard of it,or rather seen it, was on youtube, the trailer for Fallout New Vegas. I was hyped, i was more then hyped, big fan of the fallout franchise.  And now for the Good the Bad and the Buggy.  Overview  Is it buggy? Yeah of course it is, if you didnt see the past 30 reviews saying it was,then yeah,yeah it is buggy. Personally, i only experienced  freezes and crashes, and in average it happens once or twice in 3-4 hours. Other then that, a couple of graphical ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A flawed but worthwhile experience. 0

Fallout New Vegas is an expansion pack in disguise. It reuses countless assets from Fallout 3, and offers only a handful of geniunely new things. Somehow, this manages to be okay with me. Maybe it's because it uses those recycled assets skillfully enough to create an experience that feels worthwhile and somewhat new.  The story of Fallout New Vegas starts off simply enough. As a courier for the Mojave Express, you are tasked with bringing a package to the town of Primm. Before you are even given...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Waking Up In Fallout: New Vegas 0

I’ve never been abroad. For all i know, England is the only inhabited place on the whole of earth. I’m sure this is the case for a lot of people, all over the world, and the only way we are fairly sure of the existence of other countries is through the media. We learn of world events through the news, and we learn about other countries’ histories via the documentation of others. It should come as no surprise then, that my view of the wide world may be a little different from reality. But is this...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fallout: New Vegas - the game that couldn't be bothered 0

A brief history 2008's Fallout 3 was the first in the series that most people ever played, this was due to the fact that it was the first to be available on consoles, and since it had been over ten years since Fallout 2 (some spin-offs were released in the meantime). When Fallout 3 was released to the world it was well received by reviewers and the gaming community in general due to it's almost-unprecedented non-linear approach its gameplay. The new IP owner, Bethesda, are well-known for their O...

3 out of 6 found this review helpful.

DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY 0

Fallout New Vegas is the absolute most buggy game I have ever played on PS3.  And it always bugs out when you haven't saved in a while.  The story is more boring than enchanting, the graphics are poor at best, sure the scenery looks good but the characters look like they were transported in from a 1994 Final Fantasy game, polygon anyone?  Side missions are pointless, there is a freaking level cap.  If you want to make an RPG, why in the hell would you ever have a level cap? I mean I was enjoying...

1 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Excitement Squashed 0

So, They made a huge hype about this game. And I was so excited when I first heard it was being released. I pre-ordered the game and when It finally arrived I was disappointed to a certain extent.  The game is almost a repeat to Fallout 3, They barely did anything with the graphics. Its as If they were in such a rush they forget to upgrade the graphics. Lots of glitches and lots of freezing with this game. The only thing that's exciting is New Vegas.  But overall I was expecting more. The game h...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

A Much Better Paced Game 0

Sense everyone is using Fallout 3 as a example which make since  the game is after all built off Bethesda game engine  so here are the things I think make New Vegas "Better" or refreshing  The focus is more heavy on the sub quest which are more interesting and better written  Societies and faction are the main theme making the world more livelier Characters and voice acting are more intriguing and have more depth an heart   Iron sight view is a nice new feature with new guns which look and feel ...

1 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Openworld bethesda sytle 0

not a huge fan of the openworld games but I gave New Vegas a chance with more than 12 hours into the game it still fails to pull me in and convince me to finish the story. the game is just not compelling.  the shooting is fine. the quests are ok. but following a point on a map for 15 min to do a quest gets boring so fast. ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A Great Game, but When Compared to Fallout 3, Comes Up Short. 0

Fallout New Vegas (NV) tries to be Fallout 3, but without fixing the previous issues with the engine and with less personality, unfortunately comes up short.  Game play:  The game is set up much like an MMO in many respects, just without any other people. For the most part you are a single person travelling a vast landscape, which is mostly populated with open areas, seemingly abandoned towns, a few key spectacular locations, and raiders who want to kill you. If you are new to the Fallout franch...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fallout: New Vegas Review 0

Fallout: New Vegas offers incredible storytelling and some of the most interesting characters I’ve ever encountered in a game. New Vegas also brings an immense setting you could spend weeks exploring and combat, which has been improved in several meaningful ways, to the table as well. New Vegas would be one of the best games of 2010 if not for the technical issues plaguing it. I really do think you should play this game. I think the adventure you make for yourself in the Mojave Wasteland can be ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Completely falls short of Fallout 3 0

While I don't usually find myself being drawn in to open world games, Fallout 3 had just the right mix of role playing elements, exploration, and amusing dialogue to keep me interested.  Having played through several hours of Fallout New Vegas, I walked away without the game ever clicking.  Whether it was the numerous technical issues, the smaller world, or the odd replacements for Fallout 3's karma system, it really seems like just about every phase of the game took a step back in this game.  I...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Broken but engrossing 0

If you liked Fallout 3 you will like this game. If you are like me you will not like it as much as Fallout 3 though.  Compared to Fallout 3 this game is severely lacking in athmosphere and interesting locations and buildings. The main story is not as engaging or well written as the one in Fallout 3 with a few exceptions. But the worst thing about this game must be the developers total disregard for giving the customer a game that works. Yes, this game is broken in helluvalot ways and continues t...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

fallout 3.5? 0

fallout new vegas...well wat can i say about this game its just plain disapointing to see its just about the same game as 3. quite frankly it is i purchased the game and finished the game ofcourse but for the money and content it holds it dosent diliver much (i actually forced myself to finish this game) wat a shame. its been said 2 stars!...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A messed up experience still worth having 0

Fallout: New Vegas might be one of the most poorly made games I've played recently. When the game isn't locking up every few hours, the framerate is either dipping to sickening levels in some spots or the game is otherwise breaking in some other amazing way that will either make you cringe or laugh hysterically. Naturally, a game in this state would be very difficult to recommend, but between all the rough spots is a title that is very much a worthy sequel to 2008's Fallout 3. Whether or not you...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Howdy from New Vegas! 0

If there’s one thing to be said about Fallout: New Vegas, it’s that the game has a panache all its own. That’s incredibly impressive, given New Vegas’ pedigree. New Vegas’ bloodline needs little introduction: Bethesda’s Fallout 3, Black Isle’s Fallout and Fallout 2, not to mention spin-offs like Fallout: Tactics and another that shan’t be named. It’d be easy to link dozens of elements in those games with Fallout: New Vegas, but New Vegas has defied the odds by having a distinct personality all...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Really good game, with technical issues 0

Fallout: New Vegas is one of the best gaming experiences I have ever had, but that probably applies to me because I love the setting of the game, the post-apocalypse with that special touch of humor and grittiness that the fallout series have. But for people who don´t dig the sluggish engine this game is running they probably wont have a good time. The things I enjoy about the game is the characters and the conversations you have with them. But the game combat is kind of lacking. When you use m...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Again.... 0

I have been a huge Fallout fan from the very first. So I am sad to say that the new Fallout is anything but new. I enjoyed 3 quite a bit, but to but not enough to accept it again with just a new wrapper. That's what I feel this is, just with a few doodads added. That plus the many bugs ( the game save bug should have stalled its release) make this just a rehash of the last game, to me it feels like the developers were just lazy. Even if it pains and disappoints me....

0 out of 7 found this review helpful.

why wouldn't you like it 0

I know a lot of people are going on about the bugs and the glitches to fallout new Vegas, but what most people seem to forget is the absolute freedom the game gives you throughout, i mean think back to  the unbearably drawn out beginning to fallout 3, with fallout new Vegas its wake up, sort attributes and hit the road if you want, and then for new people to the fallout world there are beginning quests to get acquainted but for the veterans of fallout it makes the whole getting on your feet and ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great game marred by bugs and glitches. 0

I finally got around to playing FO:NV after having sit in my Steam games list for months. I was hesitant to even start FO:NV because, having played many open world RPGs (and just RPGs in general) before, I knew that any gaming session I had would require a minimum amount of time. With these types of games, it's difficult to just sit down and play for 5 minutes. Those 5 minutes become 30 and then 60 and then before you know it, it's 3 am. It turns out, I was exactly right. FO:NV is addictive and ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The trek through the Mojave is fun despite its shortcomings. 0

Even despite all of Fallout: New Vegas’ myriad of bugs, glitches, and game-breaking annoyances, the underlining structure of the game’s entirety still shines through the otherwise unfinished product. This is not only because the general design—previously seen in 2008’s “Fallout 3”—still recaptures your wondering mind through its massive trek of the Mojave Wasteland, but the sheer amount of quests to complete and areas to explore is simply staggering. Fallout: New Vegas definitely fits the bill a...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Forget Fallout 3; this is the definitive Fallout experience 0

Before I start the review, I'd like to point out that I played the game with every piece of DLC installed as found in the Ultimate Edition. As such, my experiences, and thus my opinion of the game, may differ from your own. Fallout New Vegas, with all due credit to Bethesda, is better than Fallout 3. Obsidian, the developers of the game, took what was great about Fallout 3 and improved it, while getting rid of some parts that just didn't fit. As a result, Fallout New Vegas, more than just an ex...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A Letter from a Courier 0

 I hate having bad days. You would think that after several years of carrying packages as a courier for those rich shmucks in the wasteland id probably seen it all. Stabbings, tripwires, super mutants gutting folk alive for no reason, hell, going into gang territory is always a plus too, I get to use my 10 millimeter for a change instead of a baseball bat. But damn, getting captured and robbed by some zoot suit wearing motherfucker and left in the ground with a bullet hole in your head counts as...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Since I am unable to continue.. 0

my game because "the game save is corrupt and cannot be loaded"  Since this happened in a few hours of play time  During which I experienced many battles where I fired on an enemy for them to receive zero damage.    .....Seeing over a dozen enemies freeze into the environment.  I give this 5 stars....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

I Got a Review that Jingle Jangle Jingle 0

           It is sometimes not easy to gauge the legacy of a video game series by how its instalments tap into its emerging and often revised canon. Some of the settings materialize in a seminal event where the original and fresh ideas are employed skilfully laying the foundations of consistent and interesting stories, and in the case of Fallout, we have its first game. Then there is a slight more controlled mainstream derivation decked with pop culture references that nonetheless expands on th...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Welcome to New Vegas... Enjoy Your Stay! 0

Developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Bethesda Softworks, Fallout: New Vegas places the player in the shoes of the Courier, a man or woman (depending on the player's choice), tasked with delivering packages across the brutal Mojave Wasteland, in the year 2281.While delivering an important package to the city of New Vegas, the Courier is shot in the head by a man in a checkered suit, and buried in a shallow grave. A strange robot named Victor finds the Courier, not nearly as dead a...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

It's OK, Let's just Say That. 0

I played through the whole game and though it was interesting, I was really hoping for upgraded graphics, especially along the line of the character models. Hardcore mode is cool and the ability to make different weapons, ammos and medicines, etc is really nice. But, it was just no that engaging, unlike Fallout 3 which took the series to a new high, this just basically lowered it for me. Very buggy, lots of freezing, even with the update, fallout 3 wasn't near this bad. I don't appreciate the fa...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Better written, and better characterised than Fallout 3. 0

The post-apocalypse is such a contradiction in terms. The very idea of there being a post-apocalypse should be nonsense, since the apocalypse it meant to be “the end of things”. However, over the past few decades a rich seem of post-apocalyptic fiction has grown and matured, and the Fallout series has been leading the way in terms of video games in this field. In 2008, Fallout 3 brought the much-loved role-playing franchise into the new world, updating the classic gameplay to suit a more modern ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fallout New Vegas the new rpg addiction 0

Fallout New Vegas is now released and i was really wondering if it was going to be brilliant as fallout 3 , since they use the same graphics and engine .But the game is indeed a masterpiece since i wanted to play "fallout 3" but in a different location with different weapons perks and some other great surprises that you will find in the game . The feeling when i started New Vegas was the same when i started playing fallout 3 , a world that i really want to explore and it seems to be another huge...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The former Black Isle duders come back to their baby... 0

As I trekked through yet another post-apocalyptic wasteland, I was suddenly hit by a startling epiphany: Fallout is a smart piece of art. Now, this fact was clearly shown by the first two games in the series, but Fallout 3 - As great as a game that it is - wasn’t the most intelligent of games. I’m speaking specifically about the writing here. I can’t say enough good about the writing in this game! It is superb, some of the best in Obsidian’s history, and they’ve made a lot of extremely well writ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

New Vegas Mangages To Lose the Shine and Polish. 0

 I'm a huge fan of Fallout 3.  I'm a huge fan of Bethesda in general.  "The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion" is tied with Ocarina of Time as my favorite game of all time.  So of course, like most gamers, I was eagerly awaiting the release of New Vegas.  A chance for more Fallout seemed great.  What kills me is that Obsidian entertainment is made up of a lot of ex-interplay vets who created Fallout 1 and 2, so why does New Vegas have more glitches and more freezing then any other Fallout games?    It'...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Hope you have some free time... 0

The announcement and hype leading up to its release made Fallout: New Vegas kind of a strange beast. Despite being one of Fall's biggest games, there was one thing that people couldn't get past: Obsidian's the developer. So far, they're known primarily for being almost like a hired gun, the team somebody hires to get things done when somebody else can't do it and the results have been rather mixed. Their sequel to Knights of the Old Republic was made incredibly quickly after the success of the f...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

What happens in Vegas... 0

ForewordLet us get one thing straight here: I never played Fallout 1 or 2, although I've been told that this game is connected to them. While not getting alot of the references I probably missed due to this, I'm still enjoying New Vegas a great amount. Fallout: New Vegas is a Post-Apocalyptic RPG developed by Obsidian Entertainment (of Alpha Protocol fame) which is set in the mid-22nd century, with an alternate history where technology, politics and culture all followed different paths.We find...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

It Doesn't Want Me to Like It, but I Still Do 0

I've sworn at it, I've angrily left the room and gone for a walk to cool off, I've relished in thinking about all of the horrible, horrible things I could say about it, but in the end... I just love the game too damn much. No, I'm not talking about Super Meat Boy. I'm talking about Fallout: New Vegas, a game that has been fighting me tooth and nail since I first booted it up. It's a testament to how much fun the game truly is that despite its best efforts, it can't make me dislike it. Eve...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

The House doesn't always win. 0

I first picked up Fallout: New Vegas like many of you might have back in October. About a week later, I took it back. Somehow when I fired a weapon, I would receive a message that my controller was disconnected. When I hot-keyed apparel, the game would freeze. Even worse was key quests would not be completed even though the requirements were met.  I really wanted to play this game at launch, but it just would not let me.  Skip to 2011, I decide to pick the game back up again after hearing of m...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Was it worth 36 hours of playing? 0

Fallout New Vegas is Obsidians return to the Fallout Series since Bethesda Software took over and created Fallout 3.   It’s been two years since Fallout 3 was released and I was very excited to get my hands onto New Vegas.   You play a courier in the Mojave wasteland that is trying to deliver a package but gets ambushed.   You soon find out that the package contained a platinum chip and is stolen from you just before you get shot in the head and buried in a shallow grave.   You soon wake up an...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Good, but 3 was Better 0

Off the heels of one of my favorite games this console generation, Obsidian is holding court with Fallout New Vegas. Obsidian is an interesting company. They are basically remnants of Black Isle and have traditionally been asked to make sequels of beloved RPG titles. Its worked out well once (Neverwinter Nights 2) and less good in others (KOTOR 2). They are now taking a stab at Fallout after a less-than-stellar debut of original IP in Alpha Protocol. Fallout New Vegas is a sequel...actually,...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

New Vegas Is An Outstanding Experience. Despite It's Flaws. 0

Let's begin this review by dimissing the myth that Fallout: New Vegas is just a huge expansion for Fallout 3. It isn't. The game in my opinion is vastly superior in terms of it's structure, map design and how immersive the game is. Don't get me wrong I did enjoy Fallout 3 but I didn't enjoy it enough to finish it or spend more than 40 hours wandering around the ruins of D.C. , after finishing New Vegas after 70 hours I can say I enjoyed it a whole lot more. Not that New Vegas is a flawless gam...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Even with its technical issues this game is easily recommended for any rpg fan. 0

We all have our weak spots for certain games. Even though we hate to admit it, we discriminate in the amount of crap we tolerate from games and its developers.To me, Fallout and Fallout New Vegas are such games.Again, the atmosphere of the aftermath of an apocalyptic event is quite compelling and convincing. (for example the lack of a centralized government backing a dollar, makes it a practically worthless piece of paper).Lots of missions, side missions, individual choices that influence the c...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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