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Preview Fallout: New Vegas Preview

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by VentilatorOfDoom, May 11, 2010.

  1. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    Tags: Fallout: New Vegas; Obsidian Entertainment

    <p>You have an XBox360 ? <a href="http://www.gamerevolution.com/preview/xbox360/fallout-new-vegas" target="_blank">Then this preview is for YOU!</a></p>
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    <p>Fans of the most recent <strong>Fallout 3</strong> and its ration of subsequent DLC content expansions will feel right at home. It's a skill-and-stat-intensive RPG-game <a id="KonaLink1" class="kLink" style="text-decoration: underline ! important; position: static;" href="http://www.gamerevolution.com/preview/xbox360/fallout-new-vegas#" target="undefined"></a>bolted onto a first-person exploration engine, suitable for FPS-style play... but modded with the brilliant VATS combat scheme, which allows the otherwise real-time gameplay to be paused at critical junctures to examine enemies for potential weak spots, target specific body parts and&mdash;action points permitting&mdash;even queue up several targeted attacks in a row for a devastating, gangbusters-style breach-and-clear on a room full of mutated baddies (or everyday, unpleasant fellow humans). At its most elegant, it's a best-of-both-worlds kind of scheme, allowing for both the urgency of point-of-view immersion and the deliberate application of bullet-time, tactical finesse.</p>
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    <p>Bullet-time, tactical finesse.</p>
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    <p>Spotted at: <a href="http://www.gamebanshee.com/news/97825-fallout-new-vegas-preview.html">GB</a></p>
     
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  2. Fez Erudite

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    Tactical finesse = "push button to win" mode for your FPS
     
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  3. Genma:TheDestroyer Arcane

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    It's wasn't until I installed a mod that alters it to be real time, and lowers the damage boost a bit, that I realized just how overpowered vanilla VATS actually was. It's absolutely broken.

    It's not 'bullet time', it's 'you gave a Chrono-Mage an AK-47 and a near infinite pool of mana'.
     
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  4. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    There's a mod that turns it into actual bullet time. Rather fun, since it apparently doesn't change your defense

    In vanilla, I didn't use it unless it was a lulsy enemy I was going to kill easily anyway

    grrr...
     
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  5. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    Fallout 4-5 will prob be made totally in flash and hosted at newsgrounds for the final streamlining.
     
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  6. Fez Erudite

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    Progress Quest II: A Post Apocalyptic Screensaver
     
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  7. racofer Thread Incliner

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  8. Fez Erudite

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    My eyes will never recover.
     
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  9. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    It's amusing that when Obsidian is making a game that is developed by Bethesda, suddenly there is a lot less criticism from professional gaming journalists.
     
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  10. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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  11. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I'm looking forward to AP, but I'm not even giving New Vegas a chance. Fuck the oblivion engine and anything made for it.
     
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  12. TwinkieGorilla does a good job. Patron

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    huh? am i crazy in that i remember 99% of "professional" gaming journalists sucking FO3's cock?
     
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  13. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    Yep, I fully expect New Vegas to get the 99% blowjob treatment from Professional Gaming Journalists. This is actually good for Obsidian, however.

    SUCK IT SKYWAY! ;)
     
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  14. denizsi Arcane

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    The magazine scans are full of spoilers which sound only half-silly :evil: I can already extrapolate from the article and feel like I've played 3 times through the game with different choices.
     
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  15. TwinkieGorilla does a good job. Patron

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    jaesun i don't get it what.
     
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  16. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    My point is basically that because Bethesda is the Producer of this game, Obsidian will receive no bad criticism for this game, from say the unholy trinity IGN etc... it will get 9/10! 10/10!! GEAM OF YEAR!!!11

    I'll keep following more reviews, and see if my theory is correct.
     
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  17. As opposed to the other four Fallout 3s, of course.

    Seriously, who wrote this shit?
     
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  18. Black Arcane

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    Why did you return anyway? You won't like what's going on now with Fallout being inaccessible, Dragon Age being the best RPG since Arcanum and other stuff.
     
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  19. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    ^Same reason you stayed, probably
     
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    :lol:
     
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