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Playing the slots and generally bad public behavior will get you a lot of points in "Fallout: New Vegas." The post apocalyptic vision of Sin City now has a complete list of Achievements available, and they reveal the presence of a lot of familiar elements, as well as a few ambiguously identified surprises and loads of opportunities to up your Gamescore. If you don't mind potential spoilers, feel free to peruse them after the jump.
The game will host 50 individual Achievements with 1000 potential points available, according to Xbox360Achievements.org. Modding, hacking and general technical ingenuity will be worth many of those points, but getting banned from a casino, gambling and something called a "Ring-a-Ding-Ding" will be necessary to max out your Gamescore. Here's the rundown of the Achievements, along with the points you gain for each action:
• New Kid (10) - Reach 10th level
• Up and Comer (20) - Reach 20th »
- Brian Warmoth
To get a sense of how dramatically celebrity culture has changed in five decades, you need only look back to 1958. On this day that year, Elvis Presley — perhaps the most famous singer in the world at the time who already had gigantic hits with songs like "Blue Suede Shoes," "Hound Dog" and "All Shook Up" — received his regulation military haircut at Fort Chaffee in Arkansas. Even though he was a massive star, he could not escape the reach of Uncle Sam. The fervor surrounding Presley's military service was intense, and amazingly, he served two full years in the Third Armored Division in Friedberg, Germany.
Though the King was concerned about his career, Presley would often hit the studio during leaves and had logged plenty of recording time prior to the beginning of his service, so he managed to score 10 Top 40 hits (including "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" and "(Now and Then »
- Kyle Anderson
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