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Review of Fallout: New Vegas

Damon says: Fallout: New Vegas is definitely the most fun I've had wasting away in front of the Xbox for days at a time. I'm new to the series, but I'll be picking up the next installment and possibly some of the previous ones.

Usually I play games in fairly short bursts. When I do play for several hours at a time, the game is usually finished in a few days. New Vegas was different in both respects. I found myself playing all day for weeks.

What's even more surprising is how difficult it is to say exactly what was so fun about the game. Some specific things I enjoyed were:
the complexity of leveling (lots of options),weapon modding and equipment managing (again, lots of options),creeping around and sniping (BOOM HEADSHOT!),perks associated with leveling,and story depth.
I spent a lot of time optimizing and upgrading my gear while exploring the vast dystopian wasteland, helping random strangers, and shooting people or radioactive creatures that looked at me funny. Perks
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