"...for anyone who adored the frantic post-apocalyptic, choose-your-own-path vibe of Bethesda’s original sprawling stunner, this trip to the sin-soaked West is one hell of a kickass homecoming."
"Once you surrender yourself to it, there really is no going back, and for anyone tempted by the prospect of a true adventure, this is an utterly essential purchase."
"Fallout: New Vegas is simply every bit as good as you'd expect."
"The more I played the game, the more a single object epitomized why I love Fallout: New Vegas and its predecessor Fallout 3."
"Fallout: New Vegas is just outstanding. I really have enjoyed this almost rivalry thats been brewing between the Mass Effect and Fallout franchises, as I believe its what is responsible for some truly amazing games. New Vegas is a game that excels on all levels, and youll want to keep playing just to see how the story unfolds."
"Bottom line: It's a blast."
Feed Your Console
"... a masterpiece of gaming."
Game Industry News
"This is one wasteland that you will want to play in. Just be sure you have free time because it can take 40 or more hours to play the game, and three or four times that if you do everything New Vegas has to offer."
"... you'll be absolutely thrilled with what Obsidian's put together."
"...New Vegas proves to be a role-playing masterpiece."
"Well, Obsidian managed it. I would say this is definitely an improvement upon Fallout 3 and then some."
"Endlessly replayable and unbelievably deep, New Vegas is an instant classic, and the best RPG weve played this year."
"... one of the most well rounded RPG's of all time."
"Fallout: New Vegas is addictively, rambunctiously fun."
"The excellent story, refinements to gameplay and extreme replayability all add up to something great..."
"Yes, its not a million miles away from what Fallout 3 offered, but New Vegas is different enough to make it worth the effort."
"a fantastic game"
"this is definitely a wasteland worth exploring."
"Yet you'll find yourself in a strangely forgiving mood, as you know that any minor tears in the illusion are due to the fact that Obsidian is trying very hard to pull its taut canvas across such a large landscape."
"Prepare to lose sleep again, lots of it welcome to Vegas."
"...an amazing experience that any RPG fan shouldn’t miss."
"Obsidian has created one of the deepest and most absorbing games since… well, Fallout 3, and it shouldn’t be missed."
"... I cant put the damn game down. And like I said, its big. Really big. Dauntingly big. But engagingly so. The writing is much tighter, the characters more engaging, the world more tangible and your investment in it so much more personal..."
"Imagine a game like Fallout 3, one that's captivating and overwhelming and stuffed to the gills with secrets and treats, then make it bigger. And deeper. And far, far funnier. Then set it in a robot-populated Las Vegas, just for fun."
“ I’d highly recommend taking a spin through the Vegas wasteland.”
"New Vegas is an utter triumph."
"... they did a fantastic job of giving Fallout 3 fans more of what we love, so even if New Vegas doesnt top Fallout 3, it closely shadows it in terms of quality and depth, making it a worthy sequel in almost every way."
"If we had played Fallout 3 and New Vegas once each and were offered the chance to play one of them for a second time, after much deliberation wed choose New Vegas. There can be no more telling indicator of a job well done."
"New Vegas is a magnificent RPG, one that stands head and shoulders above its predecessor."
"With a hugely expanded perk system, new traits you can use to give your character both an advantage and a disadvantage, warring factions to join or make enemies out of, plenty of new features to dig into, and better dialogue, Fallout: New Vegas is better than Fallout 3 in many ways."
Front Towards Gamer
"Fallout: New Vegas features a better story in a brand new open world."
"If you enjoyed Fallout 3 you will no doubt enjoy Fallout: New Vegas."
"...Fallout: New Vegas is a triumph..."
"New Vegas is just way too much fun. It’s got everything in a game that I love, from a huge open world to explore, interesting characters to meet, challenging critters to fight, an awesome environment, great soundtrack and bloody mayhem."
"Obsidian's entry into Bethesda's sci-fi RPG series ups the ante on its predecessor in spectacular fashion"
Just Push Start
"After spending nearly a week with it thus far, I can simply state that if you were a fan of Fallout 3, then Fallout: New Vegas will give you more of what you loved."
"Now even though it is not truly Fallout 4, so much effort has been put into making New Vegas an amazing experience all in its own. With a major improved control scheme, the introduction of Hardcore Mode, beautifully detailed environments and national landmarks, Fallout: New Vegas is the real Entertainment Capital of the World."
"Fallout: New Vegas is a hugely satisfying game that manages to put you into a believable world that you have a great deal of influence over. If you loved Fallout 3, there's no reason to avoid Sin City, and if this is your first time in the wasteland, well, come on in, grab a gun, loot a corpse, and get ready for one hell of an adventure."
"Incredible wealth of places to see and things to do! 50 hours+, easily."
"If Fallout 3 holds a place among your top 10 games of this generation like it does for me, another rewarding 200-plus hours of survival awaits you."
"... Fallout 3 was a great game, so as similar as it is, Fallout: New Vegas is still a fun ride that offers more for fans of the series to enjoy."
"No one makes games like Obsidian and Bethesda, the experience is definitely there and if you can overlook the problems then Fallout: New Vegas is a rewarding and fulfilling experience"
"it's extremely addictive and immensely rewarding for those willing to put in the time to see all the Mojave Wasteland has to offer."
"...a very engaging title."
"Even so, Vegas represents a solid addition to Fallout canon."
"... extremely addictive and immensely rewarding"
"Whether you're a Fallout fanatic or newcomer to the franchise, New Vegas is a gamble you won't regret."
"It's not a surprise that Fallout: New Vegas sticks closely to Fallout 3's structure and style."
New weapons, characters and locations, plus a fresh sensibility marry to make New Vegas a near-perfect continuation of the series.
"... this is a game with as much depth and flexibility as its predecessor."
"It's an incredible journey and one that I can't seem to stop playing, even after I finished working on this review."
"Fallout: New Vegas is a very impressive game. The sheer scope and level of detail are backed up by a well-written immersive and interesting world, clever dialogue delivered by a top-notch cast, and excellent gameplay that will appeal to both RPG and shooter fans."