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Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
...
3.6
Windows
67
3.3
Xbox 360
67
3.0
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Description

The fifth and final downloadable expansion for Fallout 3, Mothership Zeta begins with the player picking up a strange radio transmission from the Wastes. The signal leads to crashed alien scout ship that can be discovered in the regular game - only this time, you won't be allowed to leave! An alien beam pulls the player into the orbiting mothership, where they must band together with abductees from different periods of Earth history to escape.

Mothership Zeta is a linear quest focused on action, in a similar style to Operation Anchorage. The player will not be allowed to leave the ship until they complete the new quests. A variety of new items and weapons can be found throughout the ship, from spacesuits to powerful alien weapons. Alien gems have enormous trading value back in the Wastes, and alien biogel and epoxy can instantly repair the player's health or weapon decay, respectively. It won't be easy, however, as the alien enemies carry disintegrator weapons and personal shields that make them some of the hardest enemies to kill in the game.

The pack takes place entirely in the rooms and halls of the alien mothership. In all, Mothership Zeta contains three new quests, four new achievements, and one new perk, plus all the unique weapons and items found on the ship.

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Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta Windows The crashed alien scout in the Capital Wastes
Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta Windows You're placed in a cell with another abductee.
Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta Windows Overpowered the guards and took their shock baton.
Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta Windows Whooooooaaaaahhhh!

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The Press Says

GameTrailers Xbox 360 Aug 07, 2009 8 out of 10 80
AusGamers Xbox 360 Aug 11, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Xbox 360 Aug 09, 2009 7 out of 10 70
IGN Windows Aug 04, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameZone Windows Aug 10, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Xbox 360 Aug 24, 2009 65 out of 100 65
Xboxygen Xbox 360 Aug 06, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Xbox 360 Aug 06, 2009 6 out of 10 60
videogamer.com Xbox 360 Aug 04, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Giant Bomb Xbox 360 Aug 05, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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