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Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition

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Fallout 3: GOTY edition is an open-world role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios. It is the fifth installment in the series and is the first 3D and real-time combat game in it.

The game takes place in the year 2277 - 200 years after the nuclear Great War. You play as a vault dweller and set out on a quest to find your father that left the vault.

Fallout 3 offers the player immense freedom: create your own character with a particular set of skills using the role-playing S.P.E.C.I.A.L system and explore Washington, D.C., which has turned into a wasteland over the years without even following the main quest or complete every side quest you come across in the game.

One of the main features of the game is the V.A.T.S system, that allows the players to target specific body parts of the enemy. For example, if you target the enemies hand, they could drop their weapon.

GOTY edition features all the DLCs that were released: Operation: Anchorage, The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout and Mothership Zeta.

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Bethesda Game Studios
Bethesda Softworks
Age rating
17+ Mature
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System requirements for PC

  • Operating system: Windows XP/Vista
  • Processor: 2.4 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
  • Memory: 1 GB (XP)/ 2 GB (Vista)
  • Hard disk space: 7 GB
  • Video: Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 256MB RAM (NVIDIA 6800 or better/ATI X850 or better)
  • Sound: DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Controller support: Xbox 360 controller
Supported Video Card Chipsets:
  • NVIDIA GeForce 200 series, Geforce 9800 series, Geforce 9600 series, Geforce 8800 series, Geforce 8600 series, Geforce 8500 series, Geforce 8400 series, Geforce 7900 series, Geforce 7800 series, Geforce 7600 series, Geforce 7300 series, GeForce 6800 series
  • ATI HD 4800 series, HD 4600 series, HD 3800 series, HD 3600 series, HD 3400 series, HD 2900 series, HD 2600 series, HD 2400 series, X1900 series, X1800 series, X1600 series, X1300 series, X850 series
  • Operating system: Windows XP/Vista
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • Memory: 2 GB System RAM
  • Hard disk space: 7 GB
  • Video: Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512MB RAM (NVIDIA 8800 series, ATI 3800 series)
  • Sound: DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Controller support: Xbox 360 controller
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          A really great Game if, for one thing, it wasn't so limited in the German Version. * Be it automatic Update. The one that does not exist. * Be it manual Update. Who doesn't really take hold under Steam. * Be it the limited Possibilities, such as the non-existent Possibility of changing the Language, etc. Apart from Windows LIVE Gaming dependencies. This is assumed after a New Installation, but is not co-installed and is no longer really active. With a little Research you can fix a lot of things so that you can definitely come to play. However, at some point various Crashes catch up. I now have four-/5 Positions in the Game ... When I enter this one, Fallout 3 Says Goodbye to Commentless. All in All a great Game as I said, but that in Terms of possibilities with current OS versions and also the Support of Hardware, unfortunately has aged badly. In itself, Steam should have an even clearer Indication of Compatibility, And I think you should save the Sale on any Sale Promotions. Clearly you can achieve something with Research and Tinkering, but on the one hand not everyone is able to do it and on the other hand not everyone is willing to do it ... After all, I spend money on something so that I can use it and not that I have to put myself on a Workbench first;-) I Cannot make a Recommendation in this way. Because in the End, some like me probably will be leaving or will be doing ... The Coal had been moved out to the Window and you feel a little dragged across the Table ... What a pity!!!
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          Fallout 3 It is (meanwhile) an old Game but it is not bad because the Graphics were made by and large quite well if you are not a Graphic Fetishist. Storywise, it's absolutely fanciful! Gripping, engaging and discovering! Those who have perhaps played the previous parts of Fallout will surely know the Steely Brotherhood, which is about about 1/4 or which has a lot to do with. + Anyone who REALLY loves To explore counterparts is in The right place at Fallout 3! Because there are not only places of the Marked points on the Map of the Game, no, there are also other unmarked Places to discover. So I have to say despite my almost 300 Hours of play I was still able to discover a few new Places (4 run through the Game). On The other hand, anyone who wants to have group Affiliation or wants their Capitalist Veins to flow can do it here in Fallout 3 as Well. Especially with the Group affiliation (Only Steely Brotherhood----Best Of all Fallout share:P) In addition, it has to be said that there is no forced Fighting Still here as with certain other Games. Here, the Player can freely decide on a whim how the Player wants to fight in the "Openfreeworld," whether quietly or secretly or directly on it with anything that goes or maybe wants to make one on Berserker. (DLC "s are ALL moderate from story/new weapons etc 6/10 Points.-Negatives unfortunately there is to say here and that it is not optimized for Windows 7 what you can read in the Steam Shop (corgosible search in YouTube)-And it is generally sometimes stuck or the Game sometimes Cancels
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