Fallout: New Vegas Info Jackpot

May 24, 2010Written by Zak Islam

New scans for Fallout: New Vegas from Obsidian Entertainment and Bethesda Softworks has been released along with new interesting information about the upcoming role-playing game.

In addition the new scans from the GameStar magazine, new information has been released. Beware of spoilers below.

  • Vault 21 is an underground vault and lies under New Vegas.
  • The NCR has lost contact to the west and is demoralized and underequipped due to the war with Caesar’s Legion.
  • Caesar’s Legion dominates New Vegas.
  • The NCR was fighting hard against the Brotherhood of Steel for Hoover Dam. The NCR has won this battle, barely.
  • The NCR troops at McCarren Airport lost the contact to Hoover Dam as well.
  • The main task of the courier has been to deliver a package to Primm. Then he got ambushed…
  • The small and big weapons skills are merged into one weapon skill.
  • Every weapon that made some asplozions before (like the rocket launcher or FatMan), are now in the skill category Explosives.
  • Repcon, a former rocket factory, is supposedly inhabited by ghouls. As of late, explosions can be heard from there all the time.
  • Craig Boon, one of the possible companions, will attack the player, if he sides with the Caesar’s Legion.
  • The orbital laser Archimedes 2 can only be used once a day.
  • New monster: Cacadores, they look like bloatflies with shiny / colourful wings.
  • Something like Bobbleheads will be in New Vegas as well and it will boost players stats. What it will be exactly isn’t known yet.

The game will be almost original, according to Obsidian’s CEO.

Fallout: New Vegas is currently scheduled for a release this fall.