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Old 12-07-18, 05:41 PM
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The Outer Worlds (10/25/2019: PC, XB1, PS4)

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Could resist starting a thread on this because I just feel this will be a winner. The official trailer shown at the 2018 Game Awards got an astounding 1 million hits on YouTube the first day. So why not go ahead and have a official topic for it....

The Official Site....The Outer Worlds (Obsidian)
http://outerworlds.obsidian.net/

Game Directors....Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky are the game’s two co-directors, and both designers worked on the original Fallout as well as titles like Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines, WildStar, and Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Game Awards 2018 Reveal Trailer.....



Gameplay Trailer....



Game Sites Reaction and Comments of Outer Worlds Premiere
Reveal
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IGN...The Outer Worlds Is Bringing Fun Back To Science Fiction
https://www.ign.com/articles/2018/12...cience-fiction

Techspot...Obsidian announces The Outer Worlds, a true open-ended sci-fi RPG...Fallout, Mass Effect, and Bioshock rolled into one
https://www.techspot.com/news/77754-...ended-sci.html

RPG Site....Interview with Senior Narrative Designer of Outer Worlds, Kathryn Megan Starks
https://www.rpgsite.net/interview/80...n-megan-starks

PC Gamer...Obsidian's The Outer Worlds blends Firefly and Fallout into a bold, open-ended sci-fi RPG

https://www.pcgamer.com/obsidians-th...ed-sci-fi-rpg/

Gamespot...The Outer Worlds Looks A Lot Like Fallout, But That's Only Half The Story
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/th.../1100-6463757/

Some Takeaways and what's Known About the Game So Far....
*Players will fly around and explore the Solar System, Halcyon but it's not as big as Mass Effect
*There is no character voice, all by multiple choices in a dialogue box but there is a dialogue option labeled [Dumb] that will let you role-play as a clueless brute
*There are weapons that use light, medium and heavy bullet ammo, as well as energy weapons and melee.
* Weapons are moddable...Fire, Shock and so along with upgrading Damage Tiers
*There is a slow-down-time combat feature..like VATS in Fallout 4...called Tactical Time Dilation...to help gain information on enemies
*Characters have different playthru paths...be a charmer to get out of fights, a thief to sneak around or be a psychopath and kill everyone and still finish the game.
* You'll pick up a host of characters who will join your Ship..but also can leave if they don't like your choices. They come with unique skills....fighting, melee, sniper, doctor....
* There are six skills to level up...like the SPECIAL ones in Fallout 4....
*There will be a Fear System put in place. The game will be able to record and know your actions over a period of time, At some points you will be given an option of picking a Fear...based on something that happened to your character like a certain enemy that dealt more damage to you. If you pick that Fear, in exchange you will get a Perk for a buff in some other way
* Game uses the Unreal 4 Engine
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Games like this are why I felt like Microsoft buying Obsidian was a great move.

Now I just hope the game will come out stable without any major bugs and problems, which seems to be a consistent problem with Obsidian.
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Facial animations look like ass, and j don't like how your constantly pointing your weapon, even in the non-combat situations. The latter issue bothers me more than the former. It's a small thing but I really hope the address that.

Otherwise this looks very promising.
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THE OUTER WORLDS: Xbox One / PS4 / PC






Announced during The Game Awards in December, Obsidian's ambitious-looking first-person sci-fi RPG The Outer Worlds is shaping up to be an intriguing blend of Fallout: New Vegas (which Obsidian made with Bethesda back in 2010) and BioShock, but in space.

There's a variety of insights into the upcoming game on Game Informer's YouTube channel (via Eurogamer) at the moment, straight out of the Obsidian's Irvine, California studio, with co-Game Director Tim Cain and Lead Designer Charles Staples providing a few interesting info nuggets on its latest project.

The first video showcases some new gameplay from The Outer Worlds, in which there's even a V.A.T.S.-style slow-motion system that grants valuable time to target enemies. Weapons include typically sci-fi lasers alongside more conventional firepower, as well as novel melee weapons like sledgehammers ans scythes.

These weapons will require maintenance and repair, while companions will also play a valuable role in combat, aiding you in a skirmish by drawing away enemy fire and lending a hand. With a range of RPG mechanics and systems also promised, The Outer Worlds certainly looks promising.

Game Informer also has a second video in which the game's Co-Director Leonard Boyarsky offers his response to the negative feedback that Fallout 76 has been subjected to. Both videos are pretty interesting. The Outer Worlds will be heading to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC sometime in 2019 under Take-Two's Private Division label.


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The humor in this one reminds me of the Space Quest / Roger Wilco games for some reason, not a bad thing.
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Gameinformer is doing a massive in depth series on The Outer Worlds this month...there's a great deal with more to come starting Monday looking at some other places you'll be visiting. Pretty good read..... https://www.gameinformer.com/theouterworlds
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Space/Sci-FI/RPG from a company with a history of quality...

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They'll be using The Unreal 4 Engine which is fine with me. It might not look as polished compared to a lot of games out there....but it does retain that sort of rough-around-the-edge Fallout look. I know the Outer Worlds vs Fallout 76 is inevitable which the guys heading Obsidian apparently don't care for some ripping FO76 using The Outer Worlds for comparison, the Unreal 4 was released in June 2, 2012 while Bethesda's Creation Engine was in November 2011....seems to be some stark contrasts. In terms of performance and technical issues, from what little I read The U4 seems more stable and made for current system & hardware vs The Creation Engine. I just know what I saw playing FO76...was like playing some games from the mid-360 era....
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THE REAL FALLOUT GAME....arrives this October...enjoy the new trailer that looks awesome....

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There has been footage...45 minutes...of Gameplay released with some outlets lucky enough to get their hands on playing. I haven't...and probably won't watch the entire 45 minutes...but have skipped a bit and caught a few minutes here and there. So I'll leave it up to those on if they want to watch all or just parts.....



And some Game Outlets have put up articles about the game as well so here are some of the latest...

The Outer Worlds Previews Basically Say It's Basically Fallout: New Vegas In Space And That's Great.... The Outer Worlds Previews Say It's Basically Fallout: New Vegas in Space and It's Great - Push Square

The Outer Worlds Hands-On Preview - Promising First look At Obsidian's Next Title.... https://monstervine.com/2019/08/the-...orlds-preview/

The Outer Worlds Companions Can Have Special Combat Abilities and Conversations Unlocked…. https://www.playstationlifestyle.net...-conversation/
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So, I was about to use a bunch of credit to preorder this when I saw this:



Included with Game Pass is a really nice bonus.
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Yep, now that MS owns the company
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Yep, now that MS owns the company
Yeah. But since Obsidian isn't publishing the game themselves, it's neat that Microsoft was able to work something out with 2K/Private Division. I wonder if it's included with the PC Game Pass; thinking about getting this for my Fallout-obsessed brother, but he's more of a PC/PS4 guy.
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