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Game News Fallout: New Vegas - RPG of the Year

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by Jason, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Jason chasing a bee

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    Tags: Fallout: New Vegas; Obsidian Entertainment

    <p>PC Gamer is declaring <strong>Fallout: New Vegas</strong> their <a href="http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/01/11/pc-gamer-uss-games-of-the-year-awards/3/" target="_blank">Roleplaying Game of the Year</a>.</p>
    <blockquote>Obsidian&rsquo;s writing sparkles with fascinating characters and quests that pay loving homage to the franchise&rsquo;s PC roots at every opportunity. Its main quest begins as a small-scale tale of personal revenge in the Mojave, but blossoms into an opportunity to decide the outcome of a wide-open conflict that will upset the balance of power of an entire region. Nothing empowers us as players more than seeing the effects of our choices play out, and Fallout: New Vegas&rsquo; conflict can be resolved in so many ways that it gives us a feeling of freedom and control virtually unprecedented among modern games. Roleplaying games don&rsquo;t get a whole lot better than this.</blockquote>
    <p>Spotted at: <a href="http://bethblog.com/index.php/2011/01/26/new-vegas-wins-pc-gamer-rpg-of-the-year/">BethBlog</a></p>
     
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  2. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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  3. Melcar Arcane

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    Well, shit.
     
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  4. racofer Thread Incliner

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    Bethesda does it again.

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  5. IronicNeurotic Arbiter

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    They gave it mainly because of writing and C&C so I can agree.
     
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  6. Andyman Messiah Mr. Ed-ucated

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    Yup.
     
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  7. baronjohn Cipher

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    RPGs these days are made for 12 year olds, so this is entirely appropriate.
     
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  8. Crooked Bee (no longer) a wide-wandering bee Patron

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    Haters gonna hate.

     
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  9. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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  10. racofer Thread Incliner

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    What? It's their IP now isn't it?
     
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  11. torpid Liturgist

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    They chose it for the right reasons, so this is :incline:

    Although they'll still rave over the nextgen crap being shovelled out, it seems that gaming journos do acknowledge a good game when they see one -- how much of that is due to Bethesda producing the game, I don't know.

    Skyrim will be 10/10 GOTY 2011 regardless.
     
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  12. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    What else was in the running for 2010? And where is our Codex RPG game of the year article?
     
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  13. IronicNeurotic Arbiter

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    2011 is Bethesda vs Bioware

    Will we survive?
     
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  14. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    Yes indeed.

    Plus they would never give it to an indie game, so what were their other options really? Arcania?
     
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  15. racofer Thread Incliner

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    Bioware will win by a mile. DA2 and ME3 will shit all over anything released this year and will be the bestest gaemz eVAH1
     
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  16. Eyeball Arcane

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    NV is a good game. I had fun with it.

    Well deserved prize, in my opinion.

    If not NV, what game SHOULD have won it?
     
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  17. Andyman Messiah Mr. Ed-ucated

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    The new Halo game.
     
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  18. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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  19. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    Also NV broke JE's curse. So it's all good.
     
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  20. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    Yep, they will fight for the 2nd place. Since the 1st one is already reserved for CD Projekt and The Witcher 2. :smug:
     
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  21. Peter Arcane

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  22. Pegultagol Erudite

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    Obsidian's entry in 2011 after NV: Dungeon Siege III

    right back on track where they aspire to be...any takers whether this would prove whether NV was a momentary lapse in Obsidian's descent to undermountain?
     
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  23. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    I have faith in them, and I think they will make a good hack 'n slash-action-rpg (whatever genre it will be). But I'm just a Obsidian fanboy, so I might be wrong.
     
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