Why everyone is trying to kill you in Fallout: New Vegas

Bethesda has released a new developer diary for Fallout: New Vegas, which teases the post-apocalyptic adventure’s main story. “In New Vegas we wanted to say “You start the game in a very ‘Vegas,’ sort of, cliché style, almost. You are shot in the head and dropped in a shallow grave. So, it starts with, essentially, your would-be death,” says project director J.E. Sawyer.

As the mystery unfolds, you find out that the people trying to kill you were after a package you were holding. “What you were carrying is essentially tied into this major conflict in the area between New California Republic, and Ceaser’s Legion, and Mr. House, who’s the guy who sort of runs the strip in New Vegas,” explains Sawyer.

Check out the video for more story teasers and insights into the development team’s storytelling goals in New Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas is scheduled to release on Oct 19 in North America for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The game will release on Oct 22 for European audiences.

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