Fallout: New Vegas Dev Diary - Guns and Sound

This Fallout: New Vegas developer diary shows you some of the guns you'll be using to kill humans, ghouls, and mutants alike. Then, it talks about sound design. Well, sound design as it relates to guns! Also, some music too, I guess.

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This Fallout: New Vegas developer diary shows you some of the guns you'll be using to kill humans, ghouls, and mutants alike. Then, it talks about sound design. Well, sound design as it relates to guns! Also, some music too, I guess.

Fallout: New Vegas, developed by Obsidian, will be released on October 19 (Oct. 22 in Europe) for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

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    September 23, 2010 11:15 AM

    Anything on any new engine tech?

    Any new graphics improvements?

    Is the gameplay the same? (VATS still there right?)

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      September 23, 2010 11:48 AM

      None.

      No.

      Yes.

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        September 23, 2010 12:05 PM

        Very disappointing, as the graphics looked decent in 2008, but definitely are showing its age now.

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          September 23, 2010 12:24 PM

          If it's another 100 hour campaign then I can handle graphics from 2008.

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          September 23, 2010 12:24 PM

          No, the graphics never looked good. Besides the occasional pretty sunset, all Bethesda games look like complete shit. It seems like there is never any real art direction, textures might be high resolution, but they are a muddy, dirty mess. Surfaces have either too much bump mapping or none at all. The models are rigid and awkward looking. Animations are complete ass. Characters have no real sense of weight. etc etc...

          The writing and voice acting isn't much better and the gameplay is completely neutered.

          I really wish we could just get another 2d isometric Fallout.

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            September 23, 2010 12:27 PM

            Oblivion had better graphics than Fallout 3.

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            September 23, 2010 12:33 PM

            I thought for the idea of a devastated Washington DC wasteland, the engine was fine. Everything was annihilated.

            I'm riding on Obsidian's signature storytelling and dialogue for New Vegas. Along with more slow-mo head explosions.

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            September 23, 2010 12:42 PM

            You're not wrong.

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            September 23, 2010 12:56 PM

            From what I've seen, I think New Vegas' graphics look worse than Fallout 3. Everything looks really muddy. But who is going to play this for the graphics anyways?

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            September 23, 2010 1:02 PM

            I call total bullshit on this. The only thing wrong with Bethesda's graphics are the models and animations. Beyond that, the environments in Oblivion/Fallout 3 are some of the best landscapes in videogames, period.

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            September 23, 2010 3:46 PM

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          September 23, 2010 1:30 PM

          I'm not disappointed by this. More of the same can be a good thing.
          Knowing its just same thing with added story/items. I'm curious to know how much they'll charge for the game.

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            September 23, 2010 1:33 PM

            Umm.. listed at $50CAN... I'll pass until its <$30 on steam.

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              September 23, 2010 8:30 PM

              You won't have a long wait, but personally I wanna play it on release.

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          September 23, 2010 4:08 PM

          Gameplay is king. Graphics are secondary.

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      September 23, 2010 11:50 AM

      It's just Oblivion with guns. again.

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        September 23, 2010 3:07 PM

        I think if FO3 was Oblivion with guns I'd have VATSed Todd Howard.

        It was a lot more open-ended than Oblivion, you're not forced to kill characters you might like anymore. Doesn't hold a candle to the originals though, that's how 1-dimensional Oblivion was.

        Gotta have some faith in Obsidian, they are putting the hardcore back in, even if it's in to FO3.

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          September 23, 2010 5:03 PM

          I was joking.

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            September 23, 2010 8:32 PM

            Staff members aren't allowed to joke or have feelings.

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            September 23, 2010 11:37 PM

            Where was the punchline?

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              September 24, 2010 8:38 AM

              Did you miss all of the "It's just Oblivion with guns" crap during Fallout 3's pre-release discussion?

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                September 24, 2010 10:22 AM

                Yeah but it's totally serious with FO3.

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      September 23, 2010 1:13 PM

      Fallout: New Vegas is simply a game for people that Loved Fallout 3 and want more of the Fallout universe but in a different location. I'm really excited about this and the additions that were made.

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