Vehicles, multiple background stories to start with, revamped S.P.E.C.I.A.L system and more!
Some information on the Obsidian-developed take on the Fallout franchise has leaked out onto the net. This info supposedly comes from the next issue of Game Informer magazine.
Similar to Dragon Age: Origins, at character creation the player can select from different background stories. The first few hours of the game are different depending on which background you choose, and you get some unique perks based on your background when the main game begins.
One background story is shown, Chinese Agent. The background story takes place before the bombs fell. The player is part of a team of Crimson Dragoons infilitrating Hoover Dam. You manage to sneak through the Americans' defenses, set explosives, and head to an extraction point, but your escape is cut off by American soldiers in Power Armor. The player and other survivors of the Crimson Dragoons take refuge in a cave in the canyons, where they commit hari kari with cyanide capsules. The player about to do the same when the bombs fall. The background story ends an indeterminate time later, when the player exits the cave, removes his helmet, and sees his ghoulish reflection in the waters of the Colorado River.
The background story segues into character creation. The player can customize the appearance of the ghoul, and you see you start the game with two unique perks. One, similar to the Ghoul Mask in Fallout 3, makes Feral Ghouls non-aggro. The other makes the player immune to radiation sickness and allows the player to discharge accumulated radiation in a blast similar to a Glowing Ghoul, healing the player and any mutants while damaging all non-mutants in range.
By default, the Chinese Agent has the skills Sneak, Small Arms, and Explosives tagged and SPECIAL stats set, although the player can modify their tagged skills and stats if they don't like the template.
One character background option is Lone Wanderer. This selection has no background story or template and is a complete blank slate for players.
The SPECIAL system used will be similar to Fallout 3, but skills will be harder to cap and one character will not be able to become a master of all skills. The article is not very specific because apparently it's something the developers are still tweaking.
Gambling will return, but not as a skill. Your Luck stat will effect gambling results. You can attempt to cheat at cards using your Sneak skill or hack slot machines using your Science skill.
There will be vehicles. The desert of New Vegas dwarfs the Capital Wasteland and you will need transportation to get around and explore it. You will acquire a vehicle several hours into the main quest. You can customize your vehicle with parts bought at shops or won through racing circuits and quests. Vehicles will not be common, but you will encounter road gangs, merchant caravans, and other vehicles in the wastes. The open desert is home to some very large mutant creatures, like giant radscorpions and sandworms, that will attack your vehicle.
New Vegas has a coliseum run by a slaver gang called the Caesar's Legion. You can gamble on and participate in arena fights.
I'm interested to see how the vehicles will look and control, as well as if they add to or take away from the gameplay. I loved Fallout 3 and am very interested in seeing how this iteration will play. It seems as though we can look forward to some pics and more info coming soon from Game Informer.
Here's a list of video games I want and don't want to play in 2010. It's going to be an amazing year. Number 1 in the world baby King of Jimmys!
Mass Effect 2 Its so close I can't believe it. I love Mass Effect 1. The guns the music the flying the ship through the space and being a fuckin' asshole to everyone in the galaxy. Can't wait to play part 2! Mass Effect 2 giveaway
Bioshock 2 is right behind ME2. If you got vacation days coming, use them! Fuck the multiplayer Jimmy whining about multiplayer suck. Bioshock was so much fun just by itself. I will play the multiplayer though, carrying the kicking and screaming little sister around as "the flag" is cool and looks awesome.
Final Fantasy XIII Fuck yeah Jimmy. I loved XII. I spent more than 365 total days in real life playing Final Fantasy XI and that's just ridiculous. So I will at least try XIII. XIV?!? GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE. A new online Final Fantasy will come out this year too. I'm done with everything.
ModNation Racers I'm playing with the Beta now and absolutely loving it. It's a kart racer with the exact same controls of Mario Kart 64. Every race gives you that same exact feeling of fast-paced close finishes racing. Oh yeah!Read full story...
Amazing sniping. Unbelievable beta gameplay! All the voice chat is included and it's hilarious.
Featuring: King of Jimmys, Kdigga, Johnny Awesome, ChiefPowercat. This montage is all beta gameplay on Valhalla. The entire voice chat was captured and edited together. There's a couple of good snipes from Johnny and his accent is hilarious.
Johnny Sniper 2007
iGuapo school of pwn shows you how to shotgun spree like the pros.
This is one of the first montages I did for Halo 3. It's from the beta. It's iGuapo going 18-0 with the shotgun on Snowbound. It's my second most viewed montage on youtube.
How to Shotgun spree 2007
From the beta version of Halo 3. A good look at the beta map of Valhalla and all the weapons on the map.
Featuring: King of Jimmys, Rage1ng Bull, Johnny Awesome. Just some straight up pwnn in this video. Jimmy gets he first triple with the missile pod. Not one of my favorites.
Weapon Masters 2007
The first ever Halo Montage I mixed with music. Eventually banned on youtube. Man of Ponage is getting railed right now Jimmy! Must See PWNn!
Featuring: ChiefPowercat, Jimmy!, Kdigga, Warbear, Shadow, Savage, Estrada, Bad Shot This is one my personal favorites. I love the ban digga clips. Classic Halo 3. Kdigga Number 1 in the World! Jimmys 4 Life!
Your Mom 2008
And game of the year goes to ...
See a list of the nominees.
Game of the Year
- Batman: Arkham Asylum
Best Multiplayer game
- Street Fighter IV
- Mad Catz Street Fighter IV Fight Stick Tournament Edition
Best Xbox 360 Exclusive
- Shadow Complex
Best Playstation 3 Exclusive
- Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Best Wii Exclusive
- Halo 3: ODST
Worst Collectors/Limited/Special Edition Item
- Batman Arkham Asylum - Batarang
- Halo Wars
Best Movie to Game translation
- Fallout 3
Best XBLA/PSN arcade game
- Shadow Complex
UsUk WorldWide chamioship rounds was filmed during the final days of the Halo 3 Beta.
Featuring: Jimmy!, Kdigga, Gil Shady, Johnny Awesome, Warbear and other random Jimmys.
At the end of this video is an audio clip of Johnny Awesome telling me "It wasn't smart at all man." I put the shield in the wrong spot. I love it!
UsUk WorldWide championship rounds 2007
The original Pwntober Halo 3 Montage. From the first October the game was released in 2007. Get Pwnd!
Original youtube video description: UsUk Worldwide Pwntober! Featuring the best clips from October 2007. Amazing Sniper shots, Unbelievable sticks, Killtacular, Extermination with a Needler! Untoucable, Perfection ... a perfect 25-0 game! Two Jimmy's sticking themselves on the grill with plasma grenades. GRILL STICK NUBFARM!
Pwntober 1 2007
Pwntober 2 was banned on youtube because of the music iGuapo loves so much! Big Merkle noscopes, Crimson Relic is untouchable! See the medals hear the medals. Man of Ponage is getting railed right now Jimmy!
Featuring: Warbear "Raips", Merkle "noscope master", Crimson Relic "Untouchable", Estrada "Professional Warthog", Jimmy "Gangsta", Shadow "cision'nade", Kdigga "Hall of famer"
Also featuring: iGuapo, TainoChief, Savage, Johnny Awesome, ScottMills, RossCowan, GSR, and random other Jimmys.
Sorry about the ad. No control. Dailymotion hasn't banned it yet so. Unfortunately we gotta deal the Nubfarm ad.
Pwntober 2 October 2008
EXCLUSIVE - If you ever played online with me. You are in a Pwntober. Watch Pwntober 3 and the other Pwtober videos and leave comments on Gouki.com! Thanks Jimmy!
I made this video for ALL the people I met, raiped, teabagged, became friends with and to the one I lost. It is the end of an era. I played Halo 3 with all of you. Watch all 3 Pwntober videos on Gouki.com. Warbear from the Sniper Master video! Bad Shot a Canadian. Merkle is Sniper Master 2! Chief always taking pot shots. Estrada ... Wtf Estrada? Geordski, you mean that old guy from England? Savage was unstoppable, but then he stopped. Guapo is master with the shotgun. Johnny Awesome?! Cool name bro! Karma was in the original Pwntober. Shadow my homeboy from Miami! Rage1ng Bull what up Jimmy? My Scottish crew Scotty, Ross, conacher and of course Zanieri for sending me that clip for the dedication video. To my SUC boys, we was raipin' back then. VVo1f was the first person I ever played with online, Halo 2. Kdigga was the first true friend I made while playing Halo 3, I will never forget you brother.
Get ready for Pwntober 4 ... Halo Reach.
Pwntober 3 2009
EXCLUSIVE - The sequel to one of the most popular Halo 3 Sniper Montages on the internet! Sniper Master 2. Number 1 in the world!
This will be my final Halo 3 Montage. The first ever Sniper Master video is my most viewed video on youtube. It is from my first day ever playing Halo 3 on the beta. Gorilla Warbear the halo 2 "Sniper Master" was in my party. The first Sniper Master video is a joke. I made it mocking all the Jimmys posting montages online of nonsense. Sniper Master 2 is about PWNN! Featuring Big Merkle the best sniper I know on Halo 3. Watch this video!
Sniper Master 2 2009
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