Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
...
3.7
Windows
63
3.5
Xbox 360
69
3.2
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Description

Operation: Anchorage is the first downloadable content (DLC) for Fallout 3 patched to version 1.1.0.x It is available on Xbox Live and Games for Windows Live. The new content is available for 800 points.

This expansion adds four to five hours of war-action stealth gameplay and is presented as an in-game virtual reality simulation set in the fictitious city of Anchorage in Alaska. After downloading the content, it appears as a new quest through a radio broadcast. When entering the simulation, the player is stripped off all equipment and weapons, having to resort to supplies in the environment. It deals with the Brotherhood of Steel outcasts who want to infiltrate one of the Vaults to get rare pre-war technology. But to pass the security system, the infiltrator should break through the virtual training game, set in Anchorage and representing the defense against the Chinese Communist forces. The player assumes the role of the infiltrator.

The add-on expands the game with new weapons, including the Gauss Rifle, and armours, such as the Chinese stealth suit, new perks (Covert Ops) and achievements, an interactive strike team, new enemies, and even the Chimera tank is one of them.

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Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage Windows Soldiers posing for Capital Post
Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage Windows This armor is one of the bonuses you get for completing this side-mission
Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage PlayStation 3 Mission data.
Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage Windows See you later!

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User Reviews

Fallout 3's first DLC offers a refreshing trip to the frosty north. Windows Steelysama (106)
A good idea but badly executed Windows Icarus Lytton (23)

Critic Reviews

GameZone Xbox 360 Feb 06, 2009 7.9 out of 10 79
Atomic Gamer Xbox 360 Jan 29, 2009 78 out of 100 78
Boomtown Xbox 360 Feb 03, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Meristation Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jan 27, 2009 5 out of 10 50
Factornews Xbox 360 Feb 12, 2009 5 out of 10 50
Play.tm Xbox 360 Feb 03, 2009 50 out of 100 50
AceGamez Windows 2009 4 out of 10 40
RPGWatch Xbox 360 Mar 10, 2009 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Feb 16, 2009 35 out of 100 35

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