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Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage

MobyRank MobyScore
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.

Screenshots

Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage Windows I'm receiving my orders for the next mission from General Chase.
Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage PlayStation 3 Strategic map... the mission is afoot.
Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage PlayStation 3 Selecting your team.
Fallout 3: Operation: Anchorage PlayStation 3 Sniper high at 12 o'clock.

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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)

The Press Says

Xbox360Achievements Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 8.3 out of 10 83
That Gaming Site Windows Jan 28, 2009 8 out of 10 80
That Gaming Site Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Gamervision Xbox 360 Feb 23, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Xbox 360 Feb 06, 2009 7.9 out of 10 79
Atomic Gamer Xbox 360 Jan 29, 2009 78 out of 100 78
Cheat Code Central Windows Jan, 2009 3.7 out of 5 74
videogamer.com Xbox 360 Jan 28, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jan 27, 2009 5 out of 10 50

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