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The bugs and glitches make you fallout with Fallout
on 2 December 2010
I loved Fallout 3. It was a great game that had you immersed in the world you view and the quests were good, graphics amazing. When F:NV came out, I got it to continue the similar story.
If you are familiar with Fallout 3, then you will instantly feel at home with this game. You have your Pip Boy where you see all the locations you have been to, quests, weapons, aid, health etc. You can still repair weapons, mod them etc.
The main plus points:
You can have 2 companions travel with you, this helps a great deal when fighting Nightkin, Deathclaws and the like. Which 2 companions you have will alter the gameplay. For instance, Boone automatically attacks Legion army, making it impossible to do their quests.
There are different factions of tribes. You have to decide which faction you prefer, as helping one set over the other will make the others hate you and you cannot complete their quests.
There are more weapons and different ammo for the weapons. Its harder to decide what to carry with you.
The main negative points:
There are plenty of glitches. For instance, after you go through a door, sometimes you start spinning slowly round, when you crouch behind items, sometimes you disappear.
Animals you are fighting materialise in rocks, you can see their outline but can not do anything at all, no shooting etc.
The locations you find are mostly nothing, for instance a broken caravan is a location to find. The bottom of a mountain etc. They have no value and nothing of interest.
Some of the area in inaccessible. There are plenty of mountains that you can not climb and access, making the area you travel slightly smaller than the previous Fallout.
Overall, I put the niggles aside because I still enjoyed the game. Not as good as Fallout 3, but still worthy of a play. A tip is to save before entering buildings and going to merchants.