Tag: Fallout 4
V.A.T.S. more like it
Republished on Tuesday 26th September 2017: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the release of Fallout 4's Game of the Year edition on PlayStation 4. The original text follows. Well, here we are. Seven years after Bethesda's last crack at post-apocalyptic America, Fallout 4 is easily one of the...
News Fallout 4 PS4 Patch 1.9 Adds Pro Support Next Week
A better looking apocalypse
Fallout 4 is finally getting PS4 Pro support next week, Bethesda has confirmed. Patch 1.9 will add in some extra graphical oomph for those of you playing on Sony's supercharged system, with the developer promising native 1440p resolution, enhanced draw distance, and better god ray effects. Basically, it's going to look a...
News Don't Worry, That Fallout 4 PS4 Pro Patch Is Still Coming
Hopefully it arrives before the bombs drop
Yeah, we know that it's been a long time since this was last mentioned, but apparently, that elusive PS4 Pro patch for Fallout 4 is still in the works - it hasn't been canned or put to one side, as some onlookers have suggested over the last few months. As is usually the case with stuff like this,...
DLC Review Building Deathclaw Arenas in Fallout 4: Wasteland Workshop on PS4
Are you not entertained?
Unlike Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, Fallout 4's second slice of downloadable content, doesn't feature any quests, stories, or new characters. It's very much an add-on pack in both name and nature, providing you with a load of new settlement crafting options and not much else. However, for its relatively low price tag,...
News You Can Get Your Oily Hands on Fallout 4's New DLC Starting Tonight
Fallout 4's second downloadable offering, Wasteland Workshop, is due to release on the 12th April - but as with Automatron, you'll actually be able to nab the add-on when the clocks strike 12:00AM tonight. That's midnight across Europe, taking into account respective time zones, and midnight EST in North America. In case you haven't been...
News Fallout 4 Has a Secret that No One Has Discovered Yet
According to Todd Howard
Fallout 4's back in the headlines recently following the game's downloadable content reveal, and Bethesda creative director Todd Howard seems adamant to keep people talking about the studio's latest release. During his DICE talk last night, Howard teased a "secret" in Fallout 4 that, as far as he's aware, no one has...
News Fallout 4's Next Patch Goes Nuclear on PS4 This Week
Patch me up, doc
Fallout 4's patch 1.3 has emerged from its beta testing stage on PC, and will be available on PlayStation 4 later this week, Bethesda has revealed. In truth, the update doesn't really do anything overly exciting - it just fixes a ton of bugs, both general and quest-specific, and adds a "status menu" so that you can track your...
News Ridiculous Fallout 4 Numbers Point to Bethesda's Most Successful Launch Ever
It certainly didn't bomb
Bethesda seems to have really knocked it out with Fallout 4. The post-apocalyptic role-playing game has been headlining every major gaming website all week now, so it's safe to say that it's popular – but even its most optimistic fans wouldn't have thought that it'd be this popular. The studio has stated that the title...
Guide Where to Find All of Fallout 4's Magazines on PS4
Magazines may well be going out of fashion in the real-world, but they're incredibly popular in the Commonwealth. There's an absolute ton of reading material to find in Fallout 4 on the PlayStation 4, and each issue that you collect will have a profound affect on your stats. Because we're lovely people, we've assembled a quick guide to...
Guide Where to Find All 20 Bobbleheads in Fallout 4 on PS4
Bethesda may have built a sub-business out of various Fallout branded merchandise, but the vault boy bobbleheads are still very much a key component in Fallout 4. There are 20 of these to find in the developer's critically acclaimed PlayStation 4 role-playing release, and while they're cuter than the collectibles that you'll find in...
Guide Fallout 4 PS4 Character Builds That Will Keep You Alive and Kicking
Building a brighter future
When it comes to defining your custom character in Fallout 4, you're given a lot of options. You need to consider the rather large perk chart, your equipment, and even your general style of play. Sometimes, it can all become a little confusing, so we've put together nine relatively basic character builds that are easy to...
Guide What Are the Best Perks to Take in Fallout 4?
Fallout 4's perk system has seen a rather drastic overhaul from what prior games have offered. In some ways, it's more streamlined, while in others, it allows you more freedom to build your character exactly as you want. As always, though, you'll be swamped in options – but which perks should you take? With any luck, this...
News Uh Oh, GAME Is Cancelling Some Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition Pre-Orders
Good timing, guys
Well, isn't that just great? In a move that's exactly what you want from your store of choice just days before Fallout 4's release, there are reports that GAME is cancelling some pre-orders of the title's Pip-Boy Edition. The deluxe edition of the game has become something of a phenomenon, having completely sold out not too long...
News Fallout 4's Canine Companion Is Based on This Very Happy Dog
Is probably being paid in snacks
Fallout 4's going to have quite a few companions that can be convinced to join you on your adventures, and while we have no doubt that there'll be some colourful characters up for grabs, everyone loves a bit of Dogmeat. Okay, so that sentence didn't quite come out the way that we planned, but we're eager to see the...
News Perception Is the Point of Fallout 4's Newest Video
Don't get too cocky there, sport
Fallout 4's educational video series is back, and this time it tackles perception. The perception skill makes you more accurate in VATS mode, and also helps you do some not so legal things - like pickpocketing and picking locks. It goes without saying, but the wacky humour is back and it's actually pretty...
News Three Dog Voice Actor Not Returning for Fallout 4
Insert Three Dog howl here
It looks like Erik Todd Dellums, the voice behind Three Dog in Fallout 3, won't be filling the airwaves of Fallout 4's wasteland. The voice actor took to Twitter last week to express his disappointment with not being included in the upcoming Bethesda role-playing game. "I admit, the finality of this tweet felt like a gut...
News Don't Worry If Crafting Isn't Your Thing, Fallout 4 Won't Make You Do It
Not needed to complete the game
Crafting systems can be divisive things. Some people love pottering around in games like Minecraft for hours on end, building makeshift homes and gathering materials for new equipment, but it's certainly not for everybody. Fortunately, if you're the type who lets out a deep sigh when you discover that your new...
News Fallout 4's Pip-Boy Collector's Edition Has Been Nuked from Production
Better hope you got yours
If the constant stock shortages weren't evidence enough, Fallout 4's pip-boy collector's edition has been in incredibly high demand ever since it was revealed at E3 2015. The package, which comes with a wearable pip-boy casing that you could use to hold your smartphone, has been removed from sale following the news that its...
News Fallout 4's Official Strategy Guide Is Here and It's Bound to Be Hefty
It'd likely make a decent melee weapon
Whether it's The Elder Scrolls or Fallout, Bethesda's open world escapades always release alongside a weighty strategy guide, and Fallout 4 will be no different. When the upcoming post-apocalyptic adventure launches on the 10th November, you'll be able to snag the official guide along with it, and the best news...
News Celebrate the Coming Apocalypse with This Rather Nice Fallout 4 Lithograph
Tomorrow may never come
It's already been established that Fallout 4 isn't the best looking game, but if there's one thing that we really like about it, it's the art direction. The upcoming sequel appears to inject some colour into the series' typically dour post-apocalyptic theme, and that's expressed quite nicely in a new lithograph that you can...
News VATS Doesn't Completely Pause the Action in Fallout 4
War does change
Speaking with The Telegraph, Bethesda's always approachable Todd Howard has spilled some more details regarding Fallout 4. The post-apocalyptic adventure was blown wide open at E3 2015 last month, and finer points have been slowly leaking out ever since. With the game set for release this November, we'll no doubt be hearing more and...
E3 2015 Fallout 4 PC Mods Will Likely Come to PS4 in 2016
Earlier today at Microsoft's E3 press conference, Bethesda developer lead Todd Howard announced that PC-made mods for Fallout 4 would be coming to Xbox One. However, he didn't mention any kind of strict exclusivity, which has unsurprisingly led to much speculation over whether the feature will appear on the PlayStation 4. Bethesda's open...