The station is presented by an AI disc jockey, Mr. New Vegas, and plays both music and news. As one completes quests, the Courier's exploits will be referenced on the news bulletins as well as other various topics. This radio station plays mostly Las Vegas influenced music from the 1940s, '50s and '60s. This is in contrast with the Mojave Music Radio that plays more traditional country music and a bit of western-rockabilly.
"A package courier found shot in the head near Goodsprings has reportedly regained consciousness, and has made a full recovery. Now that is a delivery service you can count on." – Triggered by start of game.
"The mysterious deaths of several old men around New Vegas, including a doctor, have led some to suspect a serial killer may be responsible.No suspects have been identified, but seniors are advised to be on the lookout for the so-called Denture Killer."
"NCR officials at Camp McCarran were relieved when technical difficulties with its monorail line to the New Vegas Strip proved easy to fix. One anonymous official told us a serious mechanical failure would have been a disaster because of the age of the train and the scarcity of the replacement parts." – Before completion of I Put a Spell on You.
"Citizens of Outer Vegas are flocking to the Strip in droves amid a wave of terror caused by a band of raiders known as the Fiends. Those who can afford passports say that the added security is well worth the price of admission." – Before completion of Three-Card Bounty.
"The HELIOS One solar power plant remains dormant, despite NCR's effort to reactivate the facility. The chief scientist of the plant vowed to fix the problem, blaming it on an atmosphere of quote severe under-appreciation." – Before completion of That Lucky Old Sun.
"Unconfirmed reports say NCR's general Lee Oliver may have uprooted from his post at Camp McCarran in order to be present at Hoover Dam. NCR sources have said that holding the dam against Caesar's Legion has become their main strategic priority and this move would not be unexpected."
"Patrons of the Ultra-Luxe are questioning whether its pricey restaurant, the Gourmand, is overstating the fullness of its wait list. Those who claim to have dined at the restaurant find the food appealing, but say many tables remain empty." – Before completion of Beyond the Beef.
"Rumors persist about a super mutant refuge nestled high in the ski lodge to the northwest. If you should find it, do not, repeat, DO NOT belittle a super mutant for taking the bunny slope." – Refers to Jacobstown.
"Tensions are brewing in Freeside between the ruling gang known as the Kings and the large number of NCR squatters seeking refuge there. The leader of the Kings, who would only identify himself as The King, voiced his displeasure, calling NCR citizens, quote, 'the devil in disguise.' He added he didn't want to see any NCR in the ghetto, and called for a mass, quote, 'return to sender.'" – Before completion of G.I. Blues.
"According to a new report, violent crime is on a sharp decline in New Vegas. The report credits the decline of the population of Fiends in the area. In possibly related news, local chem dealers report an overall decrease in their standard of living." – After the completion of Three-Card Bounty and killing Motor-Runner.
"Primm formally sworn in a new sheriff today. RNV reporters were on hand to hear the new sheriff address the crowd. "Howdy 'do, folks. I'm Sheriff Meyers. Be good, or I'll shoot you dead." – Complete My Kind of Town by installing Meyers as sheriff.
"Primm formally sworn in a new sheriff today. RNV reporters were on hand to hear the new sheriff address the crowd. "Loading public appeasement oration...complete. Howdy citizens! How about a "yee-haw" for law and order in the fine town of Error: Token Not Found?" – Complete My Kind of Town by installing Primm Slim as sheriff.
"Primm formally sworn in a new sheriff today. RNV reporters were on hand to hear the new sheriff address the crowd. "People of Primm, the NCR wishes to inform you that you are under our jurisdiction now. From now on you will be living by our rules." – Complete My Kind of Town by making the NCR annex the town.
"Several unidentified aircraft were spotted flying over the REPCONN Test Site by a local crackpot. He spoke to a toy bear near one of our microphones. "It's ghouls, I tell you. Religious ghouls in rockets, looking for a land to call their own. Don't you laugh at me! I know a spell that'll make you show your true form! A cave rat taught it to me." – Complete Come Fly With Me by helping Jason Bright fix the rockets.
"The Legion slaver party was wiped out in a failed raid of the Bitter Springs refugee camp, with two armed civilians inflicting heavy Legion casualties. One witness said, quote; "God sent us two angels, and at least one o' them had a .308 caliber flaming sword of justice - with a telescopic sight." – After completion of I Forgot to Remember to Forget.
"The Bitter Springs refugee camp has been overrun by Legion slavers. Refugees should stay away and avoid talking to strangers in football pads." – If you kill Boone before completing I Forgot to Remember to Forget.
"The Kings gang in Freeside has put an official end to the hostilities with the NCR. An RNV reporter was on hand to speak with The King; "I feel so bad. I think it's time we reconsider baby." – Complete Kings' Gambit by convincing The King to end the hostilities with the NCR.
"Gomorrah is under new management after the departure of Omerta bosses Nero and Big Sal, the casino's new manager spoke to reporters; "Before he left Nero told me him and Big Sal were tight see, said that they were gonna go camping down at Lake Mead, said he always wanted to sleep with the lakelurks."" – Complete How Little We Know in favor of Cachino.
"Wealthy brahmin baron Heck Gunderson was arrested in the Ultra-Luxe as a suspect in his son's murder. A hotel spokeswoman has this to say; "Mr. Gunderson is no longer a welcomed guest at the Ultra-Luxe, nor is he able to sample the cuisine of the Gourmand: New Vegas' only 5 star restaurant."" – Complete Beyond the Beef by framing Heck Gunderson.
"Sad news from Goodsprings, the town was wiped out after heavy fighting with a gang of escaped convicts. Travelers are advised to avoid anyone who looks like they've done time." – After completion of Run Goodsprings Run.
"We're hearing rumors that Caesar may have been assassinated by an unknown party. It is currently not known how the assassin was able to evade security. Once again, Caesar dead. A shocking turn of events whose impact is anyone's guess at this point." – After killing Caesar at The Fort.
"Residents report briefly seeing a column of heavenly light coming out of the sky. Apocalypse predictors haven't been this excited since the war." – After completion of That Lucky Old Sun, with power routed to Archimedes II.
"The President of the NCR has been killed at Hoover Dam. President Kimball was slated to give a rallying speech to troops stationed there. An assassin attacked the president in full view of the crowd, but was not apprehended. Witness descriptions of the killer differ wildly. Once again, NCR President Aaron Kimball, dead, at forty-eight." – After completion of Arizona Killer by killing Kimball.
"Residents of Novac dove for cover following the failed launch of rockets from the REPCONN test site, suspected causes are engineering mistakes on centuries old equipment and the fact that the rockets were piloted by a cult of crazy ghouls." – Complete Come Fly With Me by sabotaging the rockets.
"Refugees at Bitter Springs are giving startling accounts of the Legate, known as Lanius, who is said to be Caesar's top field commander. One refugee told us that "The Legate took over an "under-performing" squad of troops by beating its commander to death in full view of everyone." The Legate then ordered a tenth of his own troops to be killed by the other nine-tenths. And you thought your boss was a pain.""
"Traders have reported seeing roving bands of troops wearing power armor and advanced weapons along route 95, citizens are advised not to make friendly chit chat with them." – Complete Still in the Dark and make Hardin the elder.
"Tops hotel owner Benny has been killed by an unidentified assailant. His former right hand man Swank consoled mourners; "If I know my pal Benny he's swinging with the big cat upstairs as we speak, or is chasing some angel broad with cans as big as her halo."" – Complete Ring-a-Ding-Ding! by killing Benny.
The song "Heartaches By The Number" is also the name of Cassidy's Companion mission.
"Something's Gotta Give" is played by Dean Domino's hologram in the Dead Money add-on.
Mr. New Vegas is cited quoting the title of "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You", by Dean Martin, saying that "somebody" is him, although this song is never played nor cited in the credits for Radio New Vegas.
The voice behind Mr. New Vegas is played by real life singer, actor and Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton, also known as Mr. Las Vegas.
The credits indicate that the four songs written and performed by J.E. Sawyer especially for the game were intended to be played on the radio stations. There is evidence that they may have been intended to play on the radio, but were cut from the playlists. They can still be heard elsewhere in the game.
pcxbox360ps3 The track "Stars of the Midnight Range" was intended to be included on this station, but an error linked the entry in the radio track list to the MP3 file for "Big Iron," which causes "Big Iron" to be played twice as often as other tracks, and occasionally play twice in a row.