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The Story Behind One Of The Spookiest Places In Fallout 3

It’s time for some more Fallout lore and being that it was recently Halloween, what better place to focus on than Fallout 3‘s Point Lookout?


I Hate Starting New Games In RPGs

Is there anything more paralysing than a blank slate? I’ve had Fallout 2 open for three hours. I have played it for zero. I’m bleary eyed. Exhaustion is clinging to my eyelids like some mad brigand swinging from a chandelier. How did things end up like this, I wonder. Why can’t I just make a few simple decisions and, you know, play a video game?


Fallout 3's First Level Does Everything Right

I’ve been thinking about the apocalypse a lot lately. It’s partly because of the intense drought in California. But mostly, it’s been because of Fallout fans.


What The Great War In Fallout Is All About

It’s October 23, which means we’re now exactly 63 years away from Fallout‘s Great War, the Very Special Saturday in which every nuclear nation in the world fired all of their missiles at once. Good times all around.


One Of Fallout 3's Best Side Stories, Brought To Life

Gather round the fire, vault dwellers, and let me show you a story. Perhaps you’ve heard this story before — but probably not like this.


Real Life Cars That Look Like They're Straight Out Of Fallout

Sure, the Fallout games have let players command a few cars before. But none of them are nearly as cool as the cars showcased during Wasteland Weekend, a festival dedicated to the post-apocalypse.


New RPG Is A Love Letter To Fallout, XCOM & FTL

It’s called Bedlam, and it’s a post-apocalyptic RPG with Fallout‘s ramshackle vibe, XCOM-style gameplay and gorgeously detailed animated art. There’s also permadeath, marauders, mutants and cyborgs. I like all of those things!


My First 20 Hours With Wasteland 2

“Forsaken by his people, he strode into the wasteland,” the narrator intones in the intro to Fallout 2. 16 years later, and creator Brian Fargo has delivered that promise anew in a very literal way: by making Wasteland 2, a spiritual successor to his Fallout games that’s also a… sequel to their predecessor.


The Wasteland 2 Intro Will Never Beat Fallout's

Wasteland 2 comes out today, and the question on many an OG CRPG gamer’s mind is: “How does it compare to Fallout?” I’ll have a fuller answer to that soon, but there’s an elephant in the room that must be addressed first. Come on, Brian Fargo: where is my Ron Perlman?


When Fallout Mods Turn The First Town Into Hell

Sometimes, you just don’t know what you’re getting into with mods. Sometimes, mods turn the familiar into delicious chaos.