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Fallout: New Vegas - Honest Hearts (Windows)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.5
MobyScore
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Category Description MobyScore
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Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.3
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Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 3.5


The Press Says

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100
GameGavel.com
Honest Hearts does it’s best to get your head as involved in the narrative as possible to add gravitas to the choices you make while in it. And it pretty much forces you into making those choices. It asks you to inspect your idea of God, fate, and second chances. It puts you in the role of religious dispute arbitration consultant, and expects you to make a well thought out decision that will impact these people for the rest of their lives. Or at the very least to briefly consider the possibilities long enough to have a new thought in your head about the very subject. It’s not everyday that as a videogame character you embody the proof of God’s grace, and God’s existence for a man falling short, but in the same stroke become the reason that a pillar of faith and virtue has his belief shaken to his core. For this alone it is an experience that should be mandatory.
90
Atomic Gamer
Honest Hearts is one of the better DLC packs Bethesda has released yet, and it comes down to the combination of an interesting landscape and original story along with unique RPG choices, then layering the signature Fallout brand (at least, since Bethesda took over) of slightly off-kilter, but still intensely entertaining FPS combat on top. If you enjoyed New Vegas enough to get at least most of the way through it, then this is surely a worthy addition to your DLC library. If the next two New Vegas packs as good as Honest Hearts wound up, then we'll be in for a treat this summer.
75
IGN
When considering the $10 or 800 Microsoft point purchase, ask yourself these questions: Do I like Fallout, but need a new place to explore? Do I want a higher level cap? Do I want to know more about the Burned Man? If the answer to any of these is “yes”, then do yourself a favor and download Honest Hearts. It doesn’t change much of the Fallout formula, which is a good thing. The narrative could be stronger and there’s a lack of variety in terms of creatures occupying the park, but these are minor complaints about an otherwise enjoyable time.
72
GameStar (Germany)
Honest Hearts ist das exakte Gegenteil des Vorgängers Dead Money. Wenig Story, kaum Spannung und nur mager ausgearbeitete Charaktere, dafür ein großes neues Gebiet mit viel Freiheit zum Erkunden und Entdecken sowie massig Kämpfen. Aber ehrlich gesagt: Mich langweilt Honest Hearts, da ich eine spannende Handlung und abwechslungsreiche Quests den Dauerballereien und dem Kraxeln in der Landschaft vorziehen würde. Ach, könnte man doch nur Dead Money mit Honest Hearts zu einem großartigen DLC verschmelzen! Solange das nicht geht, bleibt mir nur, Honest Hearts denjenigen Spielern ans Herz zu legen, die in Rollenspielen etwas anderes suchen als ich.
70
GameSpot
This being a Fallout game, it's no surprise that you could run into a number of bugs. These include some enemies you cannot damage or target in the Vault-Tec Assisted Targeting System because they are standing in water; enemies hovering in midair or clipping into rocks; and non-player characters running around in circles as if their loincloths are on fire. Don't let such typical bugs dissuade you from considering Fallout: New Vegas - Honest Hearts, however. The story and related quests don't surprise, but this add-on gives you the opportunity to once again influence those you meet and accomplish your goals as you see fit. And, you do those things in a desert environment harboring enough creatures and caves to make it worth exploring.
70
INC Gamers
Certain quests lack invention and the cast feels small, but otherwise another fine excuse to immerse yourself in the Fallout: New Vegas universe.
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Eurogamer.it
Basta tutto questo a rendere honest hearts un acquisto imprescindibile? Probabilmente si per chi vive di Sarsaparilla e ghiandole di scorpioni giganti, sicuramente no per chi ha finito a fatica il gioco originale lasciando da parte molto di quanto NV aveva da offrire in termini di finali alternativi e side quest.
60
Gamereactor (Sweden)
Honest Hearts är en bra expansion, den höll ungefär fyra timmar, effektiv speltid för min del och det finns en del trevliga vapen att lägga händerna på. Det är inget nytt på något sätt utan mer av samma sak som fanns i Fallout: New Vegas. Jag välkomnar detta av hela mitt hjärta då Dead Money försökte göra något annat och misslyckades fatalt. Honest Hearts är en bra expansion som tyvärr lider av buggar, men för den som gillade Fallout: New Vegas får man inte missa detta. Vänta tills det har kommit lite uppdateringar bara.
55
Strategy Informer
Honest Hearts has a wonderful setting with some fun things to do in it, but “some” just doesn’t cut it. The majority of the DLC is utterly devoid of surprises, treats or interesting characters and places, and you’ll soon start getting bored. It commits the worst sin an open-world RPG can do: it makes the player not want to explore. Stick to the Mojave: ain’t nothing here but rocks and broken dreams.
45
Jeuxvideo.com
A l'instar de l'extension précédente, Fallout New Vegas : Honest Hearts relègue au second plan les interactions sociales typiques du jeu de base, pour faire la part belle, cette fois, à l'exploration d'une vaste zone : le parc national de Zion. Ce dernier s'avère toutefois pénible à parcourir, la faute à des quêtes basiques aux enjeux peu motivants, à un manque évident de challenge et à une réalisation dépassée qui prête même parfois à sourire. Si vous ajoutez à cela quelques plantages bien soulants, vous comprendrez pourquoi nous vous conseillons de passer votre chemin sans vous laisser appâter par les nouveaux talents et l'augmentation de la limite de niveau.
40
Gamekult
Les plus acharnés trouveront bien des grottes à visiter, une tonne de plantes à ramasser et 5 niveaux supplémentaires à ajouter au level cap de leur personnage, mais c'est cher payé pour trois ou quatre heures d'ennui, sans même parler des plantages à répétition dans certaines zones de jeu. Le minimum syndical est assuré avec quelques nouveautés côté monstres, perks et arsenal, mais on ne peut pas vraiment dire qu'Honest Hearts marque les esprits, sortis de quelques vagues idées, de l'arrivée de la pluie et du brouillard, et d'environnements agréables à l'oeil. C'est maigre.
40
GameSpy
Strong concept, weak execution. Add in the dated look of the game, and numerous bugs and glitches new and old, and Honest Hearts isn't worth the $10.