Fallout: New Vegas OXM preview scans

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by SharkClub, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. Lingwei

    Lingwei It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Mar 5, 2008
    Schizophrenic huh? I guess that means there won't be any negotiating or dialogue with them like there was with all the non schizophrenic supermutants that we encountered before.

    Oh wait...

    As for the article, should these people even be called game journalists? I mean what is it about a preview that makes it journalism. They should be called game critics at the very least. That way they won't be an insult to the profession of journalism. I reckon they would give Fox News a run for their money on how biased and unprofessional they are in calling themselves 'journalists'.

    Also points go to the 'history lesson'. Just to clue you in OXM, it's called an Elderscrolls sequel, not an Oblivion sequel. Alternatively you can call it a sequel to Oblivion. But the way it is written now it makes you look like you think the whole series was called Oblivion (either that or you conviently assume that the series started with Oblivion, much like you've done for Fallout).

    Edit: Oh look - Oblivion 5 is coming.

    My god.
     
  2. OakTable

    OakTable Vault Senior Citizen

    Nov 26, 2009
    On topic of the OXM doing a Rybicki: OXM Review of Fallout 3.
    Urgh. You know, if I ran a gaming magazine, I'd do away with the mandatory point system. Just review it, say what I thought about it, and leave it at that. Annoy Metacritic a little, ya know?
     
  3. Brother None

    Brother None This ghoul has seen it all
    Admin Orderite Board Cop oTO

    Apr 3, 2003
    Hah. Oh man.

    *starts taking notes for Rybicky II: The Reckoning*
     
  4. OakTable

    OakTable Vault Senior Citizen

    Nov 26, 2009
    I know. They really should go over their old reviews because contradictions like this happen.
     
  5. Ausir

    Ausir Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 20, 2003
    BTW, the subscribers should already have the new issue of PC Gamer US. Wonder if it's the same article as UK edition, or a new one.
     
  6. EnglishMuffin

    EnglishMuffin Still Mildly Glowing

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    Jul 21, 2008
    I think it's a minor thing. I mean sure I love turn based combat and will miss it but I would much much much rather have an engaging storyline and characters. The gameplay means so little to me at this point. I just want a fallout game that can keep my interest and not bore me to death.
     
  7. SharkClub

    SharkClub Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Dec 6, 2008
    Regarding this one, if you look closely at this I think you can see all the descriptions for Strength.

    10 - ???
    9 - Doomsday Pecs
    8 - ??? Strongman
    7 - Beach Bully
    6 - Barrel Chested
    5 - Average Joe
    4 - Lightweight
    3 - Doughy Baby
    2 - Beached Jellyfish
    1 - Wet Noodle

    Can't make out the first word of 8 and all of what 10 says. Certainly more humorous than a Baby's book eh?
     
  8. Sander

    Sander This ghoul has seen it all
    Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Jul 5, 2003
    10 - Hercules' Bigger Cousin
    8 - Circus Strongman

    I'll just edit those into the newspost.
     
  9. Patton89

    Patton89 Vault Dweller

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    Nov 21, 2008
    8 is Circus Strongman. 10 is Hercule's Bigger Cousing
     
  10. TwinkieGorilla

    TwinkieGorilla This ghoul has seen it all

    Oct 19, 2007
    10 is Hercules Strongbaby

    8 is Circus Bigger Cousin
     
  11. toyboat

    toyboat First time out of the vault

    14
    Apr 20, 2009
    From the look of the advertisement on page 1, there won't be a nuka-cola quest; Sunset is the cola of the west. I don't think this has picked this up yet.

    On a side note, Those geckos are some of the best models i've seen with this engine. Is it a Beth or Obsidian employee(s) who does the modelling? That way I know if I can praise or rage.
     
  12. otsego

    otsego First time out of the vault

    89
    Nov 2, 2009
    Hahaha. Yup. Oblivion 5.

    They've done away with the pre-Todd Howard Fallout, and now they've done away with the pre-Todd Howard Elder Scrolls.

    Oblivion 5? Please.
     
  13. Sorrow

    Sorrow So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Feb 9, 2006
    I play games mainly for the gameplay. When I want to play another "Fallout" game, I want it to be turn-based with isometric view.
    It doesn't even have to be set in the Fallout setting, it just needs to have all the strengths of the Fallout's gameplay, while fixing its weaknesses.
     
  14. decline

    decline First time out of the vault

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    Jun 14, 2007
    Behind the closed doors:
    "Lets wait and see if we can shut this interplay mmo thing down before we decide what skins to apply to our new game."
     
  15. Ixyroth

    Ixyroth Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    303
    Jul 18, 2008
    Eric Blair (Orwell) would be proud. A little history re-write.
     
  16. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    ...
    He was/is a journalist If you dont believe BN, then I guess you dont believe anyone Dino.

    Again it would be relevant to mention previous games and work related to Fallout while writting some article about Vegas.
     
  17. Dirk Magirk

    Dirk Magirk Semi-Present Presence oTO Orderite

    Oct 30, 2008
    I still think one of the more impressive things about the article is that OXM managed to misquote themselves.



    Are their journalistic abilities almost as bad as my photoshop skills? Yes, yes they are.
     
  18. frosty_theaussie

    frosty_theaussie Still Mildly Glowing

    270
    Nov 22, 2003
    So you're given a Vault jumpsuit to wear at the start of the game? I'd rather wear the rags I nearly died in. Going around in the jumpsuit is like wearing a Hawaian shirt and fannypack in Thailand.
     
  19. Jet1337

    Jet1337 It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Aug 27, 2009
    This is OXM U.K., so of course they're gonna be a bunch of fucking idiots. I'd rather take retarded monkeys writing the article than those dumbasses.

    The article was disappointing in the fact that it was nothing new that I didn't know about ( other than the BoS returning and the small info about the Nightkin ).
     
  20. Umbrella

    Umbrella First time out of the vault

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    Mar 27, 2006


    It almost makes you cry...