The apocalypse is following its own manifest destiny and is headed west...Las Vegas, to be exact. Fallout: New Vegas was on display at a recent Bethesda preview event, and it just so happens that Abbie Heppe was there to see it. What did she think of some of the changes?
"The other exciting change involves killing things! Though using melee weapons in VATS is nothing new, this time around you can target specific body parts, which may finally provide a reason to use the ninja perk. There’s also the ability to mod weapons. That can mean adding mags, damage, scopes (and most standard upgrades you can imagine) to your arsenal. All modified weapons will change in appearance to reflect the upgrade as well. Now where can I find a silencer for this Fat Man?"
For more, including how "Hardcore" difficulty is going to please PC gamers, read the full Fallout: New Vegas preview.