Last year’s Fallout New Vegas lived up to the series’ pedigree in many important ways, not all of them to its credit. But no one can accuse Obsidian of not knowing how to plot, and even in a crowded field Vegas easily gave other story-heavy RPGs a run for their money. Dead Money is their first step into DLC territory, essentially playing as its own separate game that just happens to use your character. Minor, but frequent nuisances are determined to hobble the experience, yet beyond that are real moments of ingenuity that even Vegas didn’t pull off. Continue reading ‘Fallout New Vegas: Dead Money – Staff Review’ »
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Howdy-ho everybody, and welcome back to What Happened This Week! Our topics this time include:
- Fallout New Vegas DLC finally leaves the 360, begging the question of the whole point of timed exclusives.
- The Writer’s Guild of America picks Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood for best videogame writing. You’ll be surprised who was (and wasn’t) on the list.
- Fox News picks a fight with Bulletstorm and cherry-picks responses to blame it for moral decay in our youth. The sky is also still blue.
- The future editor of the Washington Post will need a stern talking-to from the Space Pope.
- DICE conference rumors abound, Dragon Age 2 goes gold, and Guitar Hero goes bye-bye.
Via its official blog, Bethesda has announced that PC and PS3 players will finally be able to grab Dead Money, the first DLC for Fallout New Vegas, on February 22. The company also revealed that they will release three more DLC packs. These packs “will launch simultaneously” on all three platforms.
As if Fallout fans needed further incentive to pick up more of New Vegas, here is the trailer for the recently released Dead Money, courtesy of YouTube.
At present, the DLC is available only for the 360. Although Fallout 3 DLCs were timed exclusives, no information has been given about when or whether Dead Money will be available on PC and PS3.
For games that start with F, the DLC keeps on coming. Details have been released for both Fable III, with content released today, and Fallout New Vegas‘s upcoming Dead Money: Continue reading ‘DLC News Roundup: Fable III and New Vegas’ »
Barely a month into release, Bethesda has just announced the first downloadable content for Fallout New Vegas. Dubbed Dead Money, the DLC will find players burned by a deal gone bad. Partnered with three other captured wastelanders, players must pull off a daring heist, the goal being the treasure of the Sierra Madre Casino.
Dead Money will be available via Xbox Live starting December 21, at the price of 800 MS funbucks. PS3 and PC availability was not mentioned in the press release, which can be read in its entirety here.