Fallout: New Vegas is technically a terrible game -- and yet Mark Saldana can't stop making excuses to cover up those shoddy aspects of it. Why?
I only need one excuse. I've love every minute I put into this game,and I've played over 80 hours already.
"I'll be sure to do that right away, maybe it'll involve going on websites and telling people to get a life and making unboxing videos, wait then it'll be as pathetic as yours. Na, I'll stick with mine. " LOL...Beautiful
FALLOUT NV im 76hrs into it and the game crashes and freezes like 5x an hour and it seems it getting worse the farther i go into it. Its not just me i have 2 buddies who are experiencing the same issues on ps3 and 1 on 360. didn't have ay F3 glitches i can remember but this game although in my top 5 this year is starting to break me down with all the crashes and freeze then reloading and loading pisses me off.
I crash every once in awhile on the PC, I really thankful for the F5 key makes saving frequently much easier. A piece of advice I've learned in previous FO and TES games try not to leave items on the ground and manipulate in world items unless your going to pick them up and sell them. In morrowind this would prevent crashing later on in the game. All that little stuff adds up.
good advice ill try that. Make no mistake i love Fallout NV though. Just hit lvl 28 about to star doing end game missions.
I don't know Mr. Scar. One of my quests bugged and won't allow me to continue with the game. 40hrs down the drain. How can I say it's a great game.
at BBV that was actually cheaper than renting it twice(and more time too). I had no problems with f3 and only a few with NV. Considering I got 30+ hours in in the period of a little over 2 weeks of rental, thats pretty good. Im not even near the end of the game and am still finding new places to explore. I have 20$ credit on amazon and im going to use it on this game for sure. Im just waiting for some holiday deals. If I find a good price and get 20$, this game is a great deal and is full of content. If you liked F3, you should try NV, as it seems to have a better story. At least to me, as it has different outcomes. I thought the end of F3 was retarded, how they made you die in the radioactive room, even though I told the immune-to-radiation mutant companion to do it, and he said I should do it even though I would die. So Im guessing the endings to NV are far more interesting than that crap.
@Blacktar Touché ;)
This game froze on me 10 times sofar, any other game I would have thrown out by that many freezes. Problem is, I'm 55 hours in and I'm only pissed it frezes because they threw me outta my world. I have red dead redemption and it looks alot better and has alot less bugs, yet it comes nowhere close to Fallout in gameplay imho. I'm not neutral on this subject though, guess I'm a Fallout fanboy. (think I'm a subject to being a Mass-effect fanboy aswell (once it hits PS3)). I love my RPG's
I stopped playing this on my PC because it keeps freezing on me.
But it's still a great experience... feels rushed, at times, but very worth it.
Buggy or not, it's still better than 90% of the stuff this year. And some of the mods already add (/fix) a lot to the experience.
They've already released 2 pc patches that fixed a lot of problems and nvidia released updated drivers to fix the white spot issues, i love the game!
I got bored with it after about 15 hours. I guess that's just me though. It was fun for a while but something just kept me from getting interested in it.
to say "Elder Scrolls 4". period. end of story. and thats how the cookie crumbles.
before they probably show anything of it. lets hope they add more spell effects and animations gee golly mister,lvl1 fireball one sure looks like lvl99 fireball...
You mean ELDER SCROLLS V?
that wonders how long you would last if shit(nuke) hits the fan(your country). Tip with the bad shooting mechanics: I have found that not using the crosshair actually gives better results somehow. for some reason just trying to get that finicky thing on target makes things worse, but if you turn it off and blindfire you'll be surprised how many shots land where you want. Still, being chased by giant capazador(sp?) bugs in the mountains makes me want to scream when i miss the last 2 .308 shots on their wings...but thats part of their terror :D
I use a 9mm (plenty of ammo) of those cazadores wings.. works every time. If you see a lot of them, snipe from a distance - usually the cazadore will come to you - switch to 9mm and take it out.. rinse and repeat for the other cazadores
This is Fallout 3 with new missions and slightly new mechanics. :/ Still, I play and enjoy myself.
i don't understand how this game has bugs and glitches up the wazoo (even if patched), yet people are still playing it. This kinda proves what devs already know. They can release a broken game and because it's popular, folks will still buy it.
Dude...for the last time. People are willing to forgive some bugs for the gameplay. There is more content in this game than you can wrap your brain around. It truly is an epic game in every sense of the word. I have about 50 hours in and I've had 3 freezes (PS3). Honestly not that bad considering the scope of the game, and none of the bugs or freezes harmed any of my saves. After each freeze I was back to where I was in 5 mins. Hardly game breaking. Go play some 4-5 hour long shooter if you "don't understand".
He's right devs/publisher have gamers this gen bent over a barrel....
"Go play some 4-5 hour long shooter if you "don't understand". that was a dumb thing to say, especially when it has no relevance to my comment.
@shiner-I put a ton of hours into TES4 on both PC and PS3 and got vampire cursed twice(unfixable for me), had constant game freezes and just ran into more bugs than I'd ever done before even in other massive game worlds. I thought Oblivion was still a damn good game underneath the bugs and glitches(and basic design nonsense)and basically because of a paucity of games of that type at that time on PS3 I pout up with more than normally I would have with it-and I lost over 40 hours of game for one eff up too). Then we come to FO3. A massive FO fan like myself who also loves a shooter(though not a great shooter player myself)I was SO excited for it it wasn't true but when I found the game (and now NV exactly the same issue)had ZERO FO atmosphere, zero FPS aiming credibility and VATS is a seemingly arbitrary gore porn feature for those who don't care what exactly gets shot I started to find the glitches WAY too much to stomach. Like I get hammered for being the man who funds Portal sh1t I realise I get hate for not loving NV and FO3 too but aside from feeling the design and story and technical design side of the games isn't great(and the engine is shite)I find it unacceptable that they '@STILL have to get us paying to do their QA because enough of us love the games to put up with it. If 300 testers weren't enough last time why are we meant to be placated by them using the same number to fail this time? Fact is we expect a few to slip through-it's a massive game-but we also expect them to do all they can to stem the flow of errors and they aren't even trying. Like the games by all means but DO NOT allow that as a reason for them to not even bother trying to root out faults at ?QA as right now they aren't even giving it serious thought let alone stepping things up to the point where we3 have a chance of seeing fewer bugs than last time and that's a disgrace. Cool -the games do a lot right or they wouldn't be so loved( I just don't like them myself but taste is taste e and has nothing to do with the bug issue for me)but if the next TES(5?)is as buggy I won't stick up for Bethesda even if I play through the BS glitches cos I love the content so much. You have to draw a line at paying to do their QA.
I agree... I had both FO and Fable as must buy games... then I realized through reviews and friends how meh these games are... ontop of the technical problems... I passed... both will be bargin bin buys down the road if a gaming drought occurs
boring games i have ever played,i trade it in after one week for castlevania
and i don't know how people can accept this garbage. $60 on this? you crazy as hell. that's going nowhere near my ps3 or xbox360.
Dude...for the last time.... Nevermind, just scroll up to #8.1
you're right. There's no asterisks in peoples foreheads to show signs of stress. There's no hopeless virgin feminized crybaby male protagonists or melodramatic cut scenes with terrible music. There's no cliche attempt at being artistic that really boils down to ripping off 1000 years of Japanese culture with each year back the bar was set a little bit higher. You're right. YOU would be crazy to play this game.
I'm not bashing new Vegas because it's a wrpg. that's all up to taste i just like jrpgs better you have a problem with that? I'm just saying the game is buggy as hell and wouldn't spend a dime on that piece of glitchy trash simple as that.
The game is a guilty pleasure... Its like watching Troll 2... I have encountered 3 bugs so far and I am about 4 hours into the game. The first was a bartender who's body was stuck in the bar top... The second was one of those cow creatures. It was stuck in a fence and sideways... The third and best glitch was I rescued a dude and his captor just sat there at a table and let me kill him... Yes, the game is basically like an extension to Fallout 3, but its fun as hell...
it's not a guilty pleasure, it's adored and enjoyed by many people. if you feel like fallout is a guilty pleasure then you know nothing about society. its not an extension of fallout 3 if you look past the visuals. everything in NV has been improved where it was needed. The Role-Playing element.
Seriously, what bugs are you guys having? WITHOUT ANY PATCHES, this is how my game works: 1. The occasional mini-freeze, usually lasts about 3/4 a second and occurs around once every two minutes. 2. One freeze, but after leaving the Xbox on for around 2 days, I can't fault it. My computer crashes if I try that stuff, too. 3. Enemies falling into environment. Not a big problem and is often hilarious and VERY useful against those fking Cazadors. And I have no more problems than that. I'm currently around 120 hours in and I'm fine. My brother, somehow, is farther in the game than and that's his third character. The real kicker is that he got his PC version AFTER I got my Xbox one. Like, a week after. And he's playing on Hardcore. WTH??
I expect to hear crap like this at a battered woman's home, not from a game site.
I don't have to make an excuse. I simply play the game.
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