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Fallout: New Vegas

Fallout: New Vegas is a spin-off to the famous post-apocalyptic cRPG series. The game was developed by Obsidian Entertainment, studio founded by ex-employees of Black Isle Studios (the creators of Fallout and Fallout 2).

RPG | FPP | TPP | science fiction | Post Apocalypse | sandbox | FPS | TPS | Role-playing shooter

Fallout: New Vegas for PC, PS3 and X360 is another, after Fallout 3, installment of a popular post-apocalyptic game series originated in 1997. The title was developed by Obsidian Entertainment Studios, founded by former members of Black Isle Studios, the producer of the first two Fallouts.

Story

The game focuses on a conflict between three factions: New California Republic, Caesar's Legion, and New Vegas citizens. The player takes on the role of a courier/adventurer (whose statistics are set during a psychoanalysis), saved from death by a friendly robot. Obviously, Pip-Boy makes a return too, which you receive from the owner of the machine.

Gameplay

The gameplay in Fallout: New Vegas for PC, PS3 and X360 copies the mechanics used in Fallout 3. Thus, you guide your hero through constant progression, and observe their actions from third person or first person perspective (depending on your personal preferences). Another thing that reappears in the game is the combat system called V.A.T.S., which allows, among other things, to pause time and aim at specific body parts of enemies (depending on the available action points).

Players can make use of a lot of new perks and abilities (some of these are specifically designed e.g. for close quarter combat). Among the innovations, there are also new weapons, such as an assault rifle that resembles M4 or a minigun. Weapons can be modified in order to improve their combat potential (e.g. increase magazine capacity or mount an optical sight to a hunting rifle). Your actions in the game’s world affect not only your karma, but also the popularity among particular factions.

The developers from Obsidian also decided to link the dialogue system with skills. When choosing a dialogue option based on a skill, you receive either of two prompts: success (when having a high skill level) or failure (low skill level). This informs players that they could have resolved a matter differently. Moreover, it is possible to explore the world along with 2 or 3 companions by your side.

The game just had to introduce a couple of novelties. The first one is the crafting system that allows you to create and modify items. In specially designated places you can produce ammo, cook meals, and mix potions. Another interesting innovation is the hardcore mode, which makes the game significantly harder to play. The creators also tweaked the system of giving orders to companions.

Technology

The graphics was based on the modified engine from The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, also used in Fallout 3. As a result, the authors were able to develop a detailed world, full of extensive open areas and exciting interiors of various buildings.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.Games that encourage or teach gambling.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce GF 6600 or better) , 10 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7

Microsoft Xbox 360

Microsoft Xbox 360

Uses: Xbox Live

Fallout: New Vegas Game Guide
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