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What’s the glitchiest game you’ve ever played?

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Until recently, my answer to this question would have been Saints Row 2. I played the PC port of the game on Steam, and it contained its share of problematic glitches. In fact, more than once I found the game to be completely unplayable. Worst was when the screen would randomly blackout in the middle of a mission with the sound still playing in the background. It only happened a handful of times, but even one occurrence of such a glitch is one too many.

But as glitch-ridden as Saints Row 2 was, it doesn’t hold a candle to Fallout: New Vegas.

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Ruling the Desert in Fallout: New Vegas

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With the arrival of Fallout 4 in late 2015, I figured it was high time I get myself a piece of all that post-apocalyptic action that had been capturing everyone’s attention. And things started out well enough. I created my character, experienced the horror of nuclear annihilation (fun!), and started my new life on the other side, in wasteland called the “The Commonwealth.” Unfortunately, my relationship with the game petered off for no discernible reason. I became interested in other games, and that was that. I made a couple half-witted attempts at getting back into Fallout 4 at various points over the course of 2016, but they hardly resulted in any significant progression.

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Fallout: Overpowered and Loving It!

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Fallout 4 is on its way, are you prepared to venture back out into the Wasteland? As of the announcement at E3, I was not. It had been years since I’d played a Fallout game, and had forgotten much about what dealing with life in the wasteland meant. The excitement for Fallout 4 was overwhelming though, so this month’s game had to be a Fallout game; Fallout: New Vegas to be specific. I spent quite a bit of time roaming the Mojave over the last few weeks and in doing so I re-discovered the best part of playing any Fallout game: becoming the most fearsome denizen of the Wasteland!  Continue reading Fallout: Overpowered and Loving It!

Life in the Wastes?

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Before I knew it, it was over. I was almost to my destination and had just crested the summit of the final hill when it happened. Instantly, I was in the midst of a large mass of blazing wings and angry eyes, and found myself back at the loading screen just as quickly. I had just learned a valuable lesson of the wasteland: certain death could always be waiting just over the next hill.
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