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Obsidian missed Fallout: New Vegas Metacritic bonus by one point

Business sucks, alright? It's cold and rigid and occasionally unfair. Such is the case with Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas contract with Bethesda, wherein the developer only received royalties if the game matched or exceeded an 85 rating on Metacritic. Leaving aside the fact that Metacritic is a...

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Dark Side 'Cause It Looks Cool: The Failings of Moral Choice in Games

This is a weekly column focusing on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. Morality systems have become role-playing. Or at least, a significant amount of people have come to believe this. To take one example, this review...

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The Rhythm Of The Quest in Fallout 3 and New Vegas

This is a weekly column focusing on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. Have you ever been horribly frustrated by one part of a game, only to think of it as the best and most memorable section of that game in retrospect?...

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Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition reminds you what a great deal it is

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition strikes the US on February 7 and Europe on February 10. It includes every DLC pack -- Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road, Courier's Stash and Gun Runners' Arsenal -- for $50 on Xbox 360 and PS3, and $40 for PC....

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Fallout: New Vegas designer makes his own unofficial mod

Among the modders eagerly tinkering away at Fallout: New Vegas, arguably "correcting" what they see as deficiencies in the original design, is ... lead designer J.E. Sawyer. Sawyer has developed an optional patch for the PC version, which reduces the level cap to 35, halves XP acquisition, cuts...

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'12 Days of Xbox' savings continue with Fallout DLC today

Select DLC for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas is in the deal spotlight today on Xbox Live. For $5 you can snag "Lonely Hearts," "Old World Blues," "Lonesome Road" or "Dead Money" for Fallout: New Vegas, or "Mothership Zeta," "Operation: Anchorage" or "Broken Steel" for Fallout 3, half off the...

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Vault Decoration 101: Free printable Fallout posters and vectors for the masses

Let's face it, a nuclear fallout shelter isn't exactly the brightest, most cheerful place to spend an eternal global winter. The walls are cold and metal, the halls echo and there's a terrible draft from the oxygen recycler, not to mention the dog-sized cockroaches. There are some things you...

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Steam Autumn Sale adds LA Noire, Fallout: New Vegas, Monkey Island and more

Before you venture over to Steam's Autumn Sale page, quietly recite your honed mantra of resistance: "I do not have time to play these games. I haven't even finished Skyrim. All these small charges add up in the long run." Alright, now that you've done that and shown yourself a vague, minute...

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Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition announced for 2012

Next year, the Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition will wander into stores across North America and Europe on February 7 and 10, respectively. The Ultimate Edition includes all the previously released DLC packs: Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road, Courier's Stash and Gun...

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Obsidian Entertainment is developing for a 'leading animation franchise'

Digital Development Management is like Gus from Breaking Bad. DDM works behind the scenes, making connections and taking advantage of opportunities while the patsies -- video game developers and publishers -- make the money. DDM represents some major studios, and it revealed some interesting...

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