If there’s one thing I’ve also thought the Witcher did better than most RPGS, it’s quests. Sure, there’s padding all over the place, but most of the time side-content feels like it has a lot of meaningful weight behind it. It’s not simply "go here, pick that up and return" – something which the Witcher 3’s lead quest designer feels Dragon Age: Inquisition had too much of.
In a very interesting and awesome interview on Rock Paper Shotgun, Obsidian Entertainment spilled the beans on their plans for the next Fallout game. By the looks of it, they’ve put some thought into it, meaning we could possibly see a new Fallout game developed in the near future.
I saw a tweet last night but unfortunately I can’t remember who posted it, but basically it was stating that the image below is the reason why Metacritic is ruining the gaming industry.
And when you look through this image you can quickly see the point and well it’s just not fair really is it?
Hey, post apocalypse RPG fans, hereâ€™s some good news for you irrespective of which platform you play New Vegas on: Bethesda have confirmed that three new batches of DLC will be coming for Obsidianâ€™s Fallout: New Vegas. A few weeks ago, a patent application surfaced which held numerous hints at future DLC for the title; Bethesda has since confirmed what everyone had already been guessing at. The great news is that the next three instalments of DLC will not be timed exclusives for the Xbox 360. All three batches will be coming to the PlayStation 3 and PC at the same time. But what of the first load of DLC for PlayStation 3 and PC, Dead Money?
Since it's release, Fallout: New Vegas has been plagued with a megaton of bugs that have plagued gamers and filled message boards.
A patch was released a short while back that gave gamers the hope that they could finally run spend their Fallout game time dealing with mutated radioactive bugs rather than software ones. Unfortunately, while the patch did sort a few issues, there were still a seemingly infinite amount of issues still left unresolved.
News has now been released via the official Fallout Facebook Page saying that a new patch is on its way, here's what it had to say:
Have you been wondering the Mojave wasteland for days with nothing new to do? Have you grown tired of shooting arms off the charming citizens and delightful wildlife? Do you yearn for new adventures in unexplored terrain that teems with possibilities and radiation? Well then youâ€™ll have to wait until December because thatâ€™s when the first load of DLC will arrive. Oh yes, itâ€™s also â€œexclusiveâ€ to Xbox Live. Surprised? Really? Thought not. The content is called Dead Money and it arrives on Xbox Live on 21 December for 800 MS points â€“ how festive!
Fallout is one of those games that sounds awesome when I speak to people about it but the massive size of the campaign and the time needed to experience it properly always puts me off.
This week Yahtzee reviews Fallout: New Vegas as if he was experiencing the game in personâ€¦
Thank goodness! While patches for each of the three platformsÂ have already been released, theyÂ onlyÂ fixed a few of the immediate bugs. The patches didnâ€™t squash all the bugs, however, and the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game are still a little shaky. Alright, maybe theyâ€™re more than a little shaky, but still, the game is loads of fun especially when youâ€™re not picking radscorpion stingers out of your face. Over on the Bethesda blog thereâ€™s an update on how things are progressing regarding this â€œcomprehensiveâ€ patch.
One thing I miss about being a PC gamer were the amazing amount of mods and homebrew that used to follow every major title.
I remember being barely a teenager when a Lara Croft nude mod was released which was one of the most exciting things to happen to our young lives.
Well the modders have come a long way since those days with this latest nude patch for Fallout New Vegas being very realisitic in deed.
You can download the patch from NewVegasNexus which will strip the clothes of the female models or just take a look at the resulting screens below.
But be warned these are very much not safe for work.
Fallout: New Vegas came out last week Friday in South Africa. Anybody else slogging their way through it in Hardcore mode? Man,Â it seems I get my ass handed to me by Radscorpions every other day. Well, the guys from Obsidian have been kind enough to pass on some tips and secrets to help you get a bit of a head start if youâ€™re brave stupid enough to try your hand in Hardcore mode. These are definitely some â€œpro-tipsâ€ seeing as how, you know, these guys actually made the game.
Bethesda have announced that the first set of DLC for their upcoming Fallout title New Vegas will be exclusive to the Xbox 360 platform.
Bethesda have not yet released any details or pricing on the DLC except that it would be an exclusive and that it would be released this holiday season.
As with previous Bethesda titles, there will be a whole lot more DLC than just one pack (who could ever forget the horse armour) on the way, so Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 owners can both still look forward to a ton of extra content in future.
Companions will be making a return in Fallout: New Vegas. This time, however, theyâ€™ll do more than simply attack whatever youâ€™re attacking/fending off/screaming like a girl and running away from. Thatâ€™s good news, because the companions in Fallout 3 were a little dull to be honest. Matt Grandstaff, the Senior Community Manager for Bethesda Softworks, has written a substantial post on the PlayStation Blog. In it are details on the various companions youâ€™ll be able to goad into joining you as you tear up the remnants of post-apocalyptic Las Vegas. Whatâ€™s more, each gives you a perk that will definitely come in handy.
May 11, 2010 (London, UK) â€“ Bethesda SoftworksÂ®, a ZeniMaxÂ® Media company, today announced the FalloutÂ®: New Vegasâ„¢collectorâ€™s edition (CE) for Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows.
In addition to including the highly anticipated game, this premium version of Fallout: New Vegas also includes the game-inspired items below:
- â€œLucky 7â€ poker chips. Each of the seven poker chips was designed to represent chips from the major casinos found on the New Vegas strip and throughout the Mojave Wasteland.
- A fully customised Fallout: New Vegas deck of cards. Each card in the pack has been uniquely illustrated to depict characters and factions found within the game. Use the cards to play poker, blackjack or Caravan, an original card game that was created by Obsidian especially for Fallout: New Vegas!
- A recreation of the gameâ€™s highly coveted â€œLucky 38â€ platinum chip.
- A hardcover graphic novel â€œAll Roadsâ€, that tells the story of some of the characters and events that lead up to Fallout: New Vegas. â€œAll Roadsâ€ was written by Chris Avellone, the gameâ€™s creative director, and created in conjunction with Dark Horse Comics.
- â€˜The Making of Fallout: New Vegasâ€™ DVD. This documentary DVD will contain exclusive video content, including interviews with the developers in which they take you from concept to creation and discuss topics such as story, setting, legacy of the Fallout franchise and more.
â€œWeâ€™re offering this very cool collectorâ€™s edition to give fans the opportunity to own some of the items that theyâ€™ll discover while playing Fallout: New Vegas,â€ said Pete Hines, vice president of PR and marketing. â€œWe are also expanding their experience with the game by including a top-notch graphic novel worthy of the Fallout name and a DVD that gives them a behind-the-scenes look at how the game was created.â€
Fallout: New Vegas, the follow-up to FalloutÂ® 3 â€“ the 2008 Game of the Year â€“ brings this beloved franchise to a location only Fallout could do justice: Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas takes all the action, humour, and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raises the stakes. Published by Bethesda Softworks, Fallout: New Vegas is currently under development at Obsidian Entertainment and is slated for a autumn 2010 release.
Bethesda has announced itâ€™s E3 line-up and I am pretty impressed by what they have on offer. I noticed a while back that there booth was considerably larger than most of the other ones and now it makes sense.
Bethesda will be showing not 1, not 2, not even 3 but 4 titles off at E3 this year in the shape of
- Fallout: New Vegas