Fallout: New Vegas reviews go for broke: round-up

Tuesday, 19th October 2010 06:22 GMT By Patrick Garratt


Fallout: New Vegas’s reviews have gone live. For lovers of spending millions of hours in radioactive wastelands, this is a great day. Get all the scores after the break.

As ever, if you have a score you want us to list, stick it in the comments below.

Fallout: New Vegas releases today in the US and on Friday in the UK for PS3, 360 and PC.



  1. Uncontested

    And east coast US midnight pick upers get screwed over by Steam DRM refusing to allow us to activate or install our games until 3 AM (Midnight PST time)

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Patrick Garratt

    More there now.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. RoarrrUK

    I loved FO3. I’m stuck between getting this for PC or PS3, or even picking up a 360 again (ep with Fable out in a few days).

    Though I have a feeling it might be wise to wait a while for a patch. Still looking forward to it.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Dralen

    Wow! I’m actually surprised. Obsidian seemed to have pulled it off.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Johnny Cullen

    EG’s score added.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Blerk

    Hmm. So the general consensus seems to be that it’s a great game but it’s more like an expansion than really doing anything new and it’s a bit buggy at the minute, yes?

    Definitely getting this, but if it’s a bit of a bug-fest for now I’ll probably give it a few weeks and let them get a couple of patches out.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Ransom

    Buggout : New Vegas. Pretty much like Buggout 3 and The Elder Bug.

    Seriously is really hard fixing you games? From the review it seems that the games still have the same painfulls loading times, the same god awful animation, bad written dialogue and unintresting main quest.

    What the fuck, i’m going to play fallout 2.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Magicpocket

    That GI score is a 8.5 not 8.25

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Patrick Garratt

    @8 – They’ve changed that score. I’ll edit, though.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. M2Kx

    I loved F3, but new vegas looks totally disappointing to me. I’m very surprised about these high scores, looking forward to see the gt review.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. polygem

    @10: same here. loved 3 but i´m not feeling it this time. the vegas setting doesn´t impress me at all. i hate poker/ gambling mini games as well. looks like an ultrabig dlc expansion to me. looks also a bit dated. so many good games right now. i´ll probably pick it up sometime later – or never.
    @3: because of the dlc time exclusive plans i´d recommend buying the 360 version – then again you better not support this shit and go for pc or ps3.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Bendu

    PC Gamer: 84
    Official Xbox Magazine UK: 9.0
    AtomicGamer: 9/10
    Charleston Gazette: 9.5/10
    Filefront: 91/100
    Avault: 5/5
    G4 TV: 4/5
    Gamershell: 7.0
    Computer and Videogames: 8.1
    IGN UK: 9.0
    gamesTM: 9/10

    #12 4 years ago
  13. LOLshock94

    Obsidian should only make squels for other people and not make a game

    #13 4 years ago
  14. DJ Deathstar

    Might pick this up sooner than i thought judging from the scores! Yeah hopefully this means that Dungeon Seige 3 might turn out alright since its being done by Obsidian too isn’t it?

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Patrick Garratt

    All those scores added. Thanks.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. No_PUDding

    No, Obsidian should only work with people who make very stable toolsets to aid their engine.

    The same reason bethesda have such a superb mod community, is the same reason Obsidian was able to pull it off.

    To be nasty they are massive mod team, with a unfortunate production arm.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Bendu

    NowGamer: 9.3/10
    Escapist Magazine: 4/5
    Destructiod: 9.0/10
    Inc Gamers 9.1/10

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Patrick Garratt

    All added. Thanks.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. moosehound

    Anyone else waiting for Edge to give this a 3/10 ;)

    #19 4 years ago
  20. M2Kx


    #20 4 years ago
  21. DaMan

    Edge were among the few who rightfully gave the overrated overhyped mess that was Fallout3 a 7.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Moonwalker1982

    Fallout 3 was incredible and deserved the high praise. Apart from a few lockups much much later in the game, i never experienced any bugs. People are over-reacting with the ‘full of bugs’ talk.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. DaMan

    oh, here we go again. doesn’t matter, the game got full marks based purely on it’s appeal to general public. simple as that. anything higher than 8 for Oblivion with guns is laughable.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Blerk

    I loved Fallout 3 to bits. I liked Oblivion, but FO3 was better.

    There, I said it! :-D

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Bendu

    Reviews from Germany: 88 %
    PC Games (Germany): 84 % 8,5/10
    IGN (Germany): 8.5/10

    Edit: 90 % 6,5/10
    Strategy Informer: 8.5/10
    bit-tech: 8/10 10/10 9/10 8/10 9/10 8/10

    #25 4 years ago
  26. YoungZer0


    From the destructoid review:

    New Vegas is better written, better paced and (most importantly) far more amusing than Fallout 3. With Obsidian behind the steering wheel, no opportunity has been missed to infuse the Fallout 3 gameplay model with a flavor that is distinctly old school. Familiar faces such as the New California Republic and the Followers of the Apocalypse make influential appearances, and the game is stuffed with nods to the original Fallout and its sequel. While newcomers will find plenty to love, this is most certainly a game developed with lifelong fans in mind.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. DanteDestroyer

    HardGame2 (9/10):

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Crazyreyn

    Digital Spy, 4/5:

    #28 4 years ago


    #29 4 years ago

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