Fallout 3: Point Lookout

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
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3.9
Windows
79
3.9
Xbox 360
83
3.5
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Description

Point Lookout is the fourth downloadable expansion for Fallout 3, and takes the player to the misty swampland along the coast of Maryland. The town of Point Lookout is a unique area in the Fallout universe, in that it has not been directly hit by bombs or affected the subsequent warfare. Instead, it has suffered decades of neglect and isolation.

Unlike the previous DLC packs, the player can use a riverboat to travel to and from Point Lookout at any time, and before completing the pack's specific new quests. The DLC's new region includes the titular seaside town and amusement park, plus a large area of surrounding swampland and settlements within. Completely new enemies have also been added, mostly involving various forms of mutated locals. The main quest has the player exploring the landscape, uncovering the truth behind an endless feud, and deciding which side to support.

Point Lookout adds 13 new quests, four new achievements, and three new perks. A large number of items have also been added, from rural weapons like double-barrel shotguns, to relics dating back from the American Civil War.

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Fallout 3: Point Lookout Windows Found a shack... and some friends...
Fallout 3: Point Lookout Windows The locals look a bit... inbred.
Fallout 3: Point Lookout Windows Making our way through bubbling tar pits.
Fallout 3: Point Lookout Windows Calvert Mansion. They say it's haunted.

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GameSpy Xbox 360 Jun 24, 2009 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Over Online Windows Aug 03, 2009 90 out of 100 90
Game Over Online Xbox 360 Aug 03, 2009 90 out of 100 90
That Gaming Site Xbox 360 Jul 07, 2009 8.9 out of 10 89
Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Jul 02, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
videogamer.com Xbox 360 Jun 24, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Aug 28, 2009 79 out of 100 79
Thunderbolt Games PlayStation 3 Nov 29, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jul 09, 2009 70 out of 100 70
Spazio Games Xbox 360 Jun 29, 2009 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • GameShark
    • 2009 - Best DLC

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