Fallout 4

Fallout 4
Fallout 4 is an open world action role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic Boston in the year 2287, two centuries after a nuclear war wiped out the American mainland. The player takes on the role of a ‘vault dweller’, the resident of a special vault designed to survive nuclear war. Returning to a wasteland after spending 200 years in the vault, the player must now explore a completely changed Boston.

Fallout 4 is the fifth game in the long-running Fallout series of games and is a direct successor to Fallout 3, which was also developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Many of the gameplay elements from the previous game are retained, with players exploring the nuclear wasteland, interacting with characters and fighting off the many terrors of the wastes: from raiders and bandits to fearsome, mutated creatures to ghouls: people mutated by the radiation from nuclear blasts.

At the start of the game, players create their character using a powerful customization engine, allowing for considerable variation in appearance, as well as a choice of gender. After that, players can customize their characters attributes using Fallout’s signature S.P.E.C.I.A.L. system, which influences the ‘perks’ the player can attain: perks being special abilities that earned every time the player levels up. The game allows players to choose freely between first-person and third-person perspectives. Fallout 4 also features the series’ famed optional V.A.T.S. system, in which time is slowed down considerably, and players can choose commands that can be executed at the cost of ‘Action Points’.

A massive world awaits the player, including hundreds of locations, characters and quests, with plenty of interactivity. Choice remains the heart of the game, with players being required to make innumerable choices, throughout the game: such as choosing their companions, the factions they represent, their choice of weapon (which include melee, ranged and explosives), stealth options, as well as extensive character interaction possibilities. As the story escalates, these choices pile up, and the consequences of these choices become all the more apparent, deciding the fate of the wasteland.

Fallout 4 introduces a powerful new crafting and building system. Players can craft weapons and armor from workbenches, recycling junk found in the wasteland and creating powerful new combinations and extending customization. Players can also build settlements, including houses, utilities, defenses and props. These settlements must then be defended from raiders, and the player is also responsible for supporting them with electricity, food and supplies.

  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Genre: Action role-playing
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  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

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Fallout 4 New Gameplay Launch Trailer To Tide You Over

With the release of Fallout 4 just days away the team over at Bethesda today released an exciting new gameplay launch trailer, giving players just enough to tide them over until launch

Fallout 4 Pip-Boy App Out Now

The Fallout 4 Pip-Boy App has just come out on mobile and it gives you a small taste of Fallout 4. The app is meant to go hand in hand with Fallout 4 but you still use the Demo mode now. Check out…

Last Fallout 4 S.P.E.C.I.A.L Video Goes Over The Luck Stat

Luck will play an important role in your survival of the Wasteland in Fallout 4. The question is, will you make it one of your main Stats or just leave it be? Check out this new Fallout 4 Luck…

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Fallout 4 Guides

Fallout 4 – List Of Vendors Who Sell Settlement Material Shipments

Finding all the Materials you need for your Settlements in Fallout 4 can be a pain. Thankfully, there are a few vendors who will sell you shipments of Materials so you don’t have to do a ton of…

How To Get More Settlers For Your Settlements In Fallout 4

Settlements in Fallout 4 can only thrive if you have enough settlers in them to do all your work. Getting more settlers will take time but you can speed it up with a few tricks. Check out this…

How To Set Up Supply Lines In Fallout 4

The Supply Lines in Fallout 4 will help you keep your settlements upgraded and connected. They allow you connect all your resources together so you don’t have to lug it from settlement to…

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Fallout 4 Review

Fallout 4 Review – A S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Kind Of Game

The most anticipated release of the year builds on one of the most beloved franchises of all time. One hell of a pedigree but can Bethesda’s latest addition to the post-apocalyptic wonders of Fallout reach the incredible heights people expect or should you be happy you didn’t make it to the Vault on time?

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