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****Official Fallout New Vegas Thread****

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by Bennie-Mac, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. ttaM

    Gangster

    Joined: Jun 21, 2004

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    Location: Reading

    The one thing that worried me was that it looks so similar to fallout 3, the screenshots are even showing the same weapons. I've just pumped so many hours into fallout 3 that the repetition would take some of the fun away.. hopefully I'm wrong!
     
  2. Simi

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    Location: Hemsworth

    Looks like copy and paste with a different background to me :(
    I had hoped it would be much improved - even though fallout 3 is awesome, this should be a bit better than awesome!
    Not going to be a release buy for me, this one.
     
  3. Camarilla

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 26, 2010

    Posts: 900

    Location: Hull/Bridlington

    I'm probably going to wait for the inevitable Game of the Year edition for this, having been burned a bit with the DLC for Oblivion. Hell, I actually own it 3 times, once on 360, because I didn't have a good enough PC, then I bought the GotY on PC for the mods, but was annoyed it didn't come with Frostcrag Spire etc., then finally bought the GotY Deluxe from Steam for about 6 quid because it was cheaper than getting the DLC alone.

    Lame, I know :(
     
  4. Psypher5

    Sgarrista

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    Location: Birmingham

    rememeber its steamworks too, so buy it retail for cheapy and add it to steam :D

    DOH console forum
     
  5. Shamikebab

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    Location: Surrey

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II The Sith Lords
    Neverwinter Nights 2
    Alpha Protocol


    ...this game has disappointment written all over it :(
     
  6. 2Thumbs

    Mobster

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    Location: Devon

    I'm looking forward to this, having put +40 hours in a week on Fallout 3 and I've only done around 12 quests (about 3 are main ones). :o

    There was nothing wrong with KOTOR2, admittedly not as good as KOTOR but not a lot of games are. ;)

    I can't see Bethesda letting a bad game ship, even as 'just' a publisher. Also as the majority of the people at Obsidian worked on the first two Fallout games, it's known territory for them and I expect the storytelling will be the big plus of this game.

    It wont be a first day purchase though, nothing to do with the game, but expecting it to drop after a month or so like most games do these days.
     
  7. Tonyator

    Wise Guy

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    Me too! :D
     
  8. Shamikebab

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    Not having the ending was a pretty big problem with KOTOR2 :p
     
  9. McBain

    Capodecina

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    Location: Lancs/London

    This is going to be epic.
     
  10. CliffyBiro

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    Can. Not. Wait.
     
  11. K1LLSW1TCH

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    Three times now actually!

    Once on 360 way back when it was released first, then on PC a year or so later, and now just a few weeks ago on PS3. :o

    Definitely worth it though.
     
  12. insane200

    Soldato

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    with all the awesome games coming out this year my xmas tesco vouchers will be gone in no time :o
     
  13. Bennie-Mac

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    Location: Bangor, Northern Ireland

    Nothing much to update on this unfortunately as there seems to be very little information about at the minute...

    Just a couple of snippets from this months Official Playstation Magazine and a semi hands on video below.

    Traits replace the Perks of the last game, where you now increase your stats for one ability, but it will come at the cost of lowering another. E.g the Built to Destroy perk increases your chances of scoring a critical hit, but your weapons break faster.

    Crafting is another new feature which allows you to make your own bullets, healing powders and other useful bits and pieces, in a similar way to being able to create your own weapons in Fallout 3. You still need to find blueprints/instructions and a workbench or a campfire to make them at.

    The books from the old game have been replaced by magazines (how interesting!) but now instead of perminantly raising your stats by 1 point, the effect is temporary and will wear off.

    Healing from food items is now no longer instant and happens over a short space of time, but Stimpaks remain an instant health boost unless you are playing in hardcore mode.

    A few new Screenshots as well, looks a bit more polished especially the faces, but still much of the same.

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    Found some developer diary videos also:





     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2010
  14. razer1978

    Hitman

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    I can't wait for this game!!!!, fallout 3 was and still is in my top 5 all time games and i just hope this can live up-to and maybe improve on F3, i will be getting the 360 version as soon as it comes out with the pc version when the GOTY edition comes out for some modding goodness :D

    my one concern is i hope it's not too cowboyish

    16 days to go :D :cool:
     
  15. K1LLSW1TCH

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    I think Santa will have to bring me this one, along with GT5. :)
     
  16. topshot

    Wise Guy

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    Can't wait for this game. Only done half of Fallout3 but love it.
     
  17. TheMagicPirate

    Wise Guy

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    Location: A Beer Garden in the Toon

    I have actually booked the friday and monday off work so i can have a 4day weekend for this. Sad? yes, but i still can't wait!
     
  18. AndrewD

    Gangster

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    Where's the most likely place to send your preorder out a day early?
     
  19. randal

    Capodecina

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    Well 22nd booked off, and the Mrs surprised me by pre-ordering me a copy from Play so hopefully it'll be here on the day. :D
     
  20. Oynas

    Hitman

    Joined: Aug 28, 2005

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    Location: London

    I'm also really looking forward to this. My only concern is that it will lose it's shine too quickly because it is too similar to the Fallout 3. Hope I'm wrong.