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  • News Just How Bad Is Fallout 4: Far Harbor on PS4?

    Pretty damn horrendous

    We got a lot of stick for our Fallout 4: Far Harbor review this week, with many criticising reviewer Robert Ramsey for taking the title's framerate to task. However, a Digital Foundry investigation proves just how bad the expansion runs on Sony's new-gen system, with the rele

  • News Fallout 4 Mods Set to Arrive on PS4 Next Month

    So close yet so far

    Fallout 4 mods are arriving on Xbox One at the end of the month, but Bethesda thankfully hasn't forgotten about the PlayStation Nation. After announcing a release date for mods on Microsoft's machine, the developer followed up by saying that mod support is "still on track for next month" with regards to PlayStation 4 players...

  • News Bethesda Actively Working on Improvements for Fallout 4: Far Harbor's Framerate

    Fog of war

    Our review of Fallout 4: Far Harbor went live this week, heavily criticising the add-on's performance on the PlayStation 4. Many argued that we should have given the expansive expansion a pass considering the quality of the content contained within, but we believe that critical framerate issues such as those encountered in this instance...

  • News New Fallout 4: Far Harbor Trailer Will Get You Hyped for Tonight's Release

    Down to the depths

    Far Harbor, Fallout 4's first true expansion, releases tonight on PlayStation 4 at 00:01AM wherever you are, and it's safe to say that many fans of Bethesda's open world role-playing game are excited. If the hype bug hasn't quite bit you yet, though, you may want to take a look at the add-on's new trailer, which features members...

  • News Fallout 4: Far Harbor Gets a Midnight Launch on PS4

    Come on in, the water's fine

    Bethesda's planning on getting Fallout 4's first big expansion, Far Harbor, into your hands almost as soon as the clock strikes midnight on the 19th May. The add-on will be available to download on PlayStation 4 at 00:01AM no matter where you are. Technically, this means that Europe will be able to get stuck in hours...

  • Feature Is Survival Mode the Best Way to Play Fallout 4?

    We got ourselves a bleeder

    Launching on PlayStation 4 earlier this month, Fallout 4's update version 1.06 finally brought real survival to the Commonwealth. The title's revamped survival mode changes how the game's played on various fundamental levels, forcing you to eat, drink, and sleep in order to live through your post-apocalyptic adventure...

  • News Fallout 4 Far Harbor Trophies Emerge From the Deep on PS4

    Let's have a look-sea

    Due to release on the 19th May, Far Harbor is Fallout 4's first major expansion, and takes place on an irradiated island that's apparently one of the biggest add-on areas that Bethesda's ever crafted. The downloadable content got an official trailer earlier this week - which you can watch through here - and now the expansion's...

  • News Out Now on PS4, Fallout 4 Patch 1.06 Brings Real Survival to the Commonwealth

    Finally

    Fallout 4's survival mode patch has finally arrived on PlayStation 4. Available to download right now, update version 1.06 weighs in at around 2.4GB, so you may want to get it downloading if you're planning on exploring the Commonwealth this evening. As hinted, the patch adds the highly anticipated, revamped survival mode to the...

  • News Fallout 4's Survival Mode Crawls onto PS4 This Friday

    Limping to the finish line

    The Fallout 4 news is coming thick and fast this afternoon. Following the reveal of Far Harbor's release date and official trailer, Bethesda's reiterated that it still expects Update 1.5 - which includes the long awaited revamped survival mode - to launch this week on PlayStation 4. The publisher says that the patch will...

  • News Fallout 4's Huge Far Harbor Expansion Harpoons a Release Date on PS4

    And a creepy new trailer

    Far Harbor is Fallout 4's first big expansion, and it's out in just a couple of weeks. Emerging from its vault, Bethesda's unleashed the add-on's official trailer, which we've embedded. It's only a short video, but it seems pretty clear to us that Far Harbor's going to adopt a darker tone compared to the main game...

  • News Fallout 4 Survival Mode Set to Irradiate PS4 Next Week

    Pack those stims

    After a long wait, Fallout 4's revamped survival mode will be coming to PlayStation 4 next week, Bethesda estimates. The punishing new setting does away with privileges like quicksave and autosave, forcing you to eat, drink, and sleep in order to survive the dangers of the Commonwealth. Survival mode's been in a beta testing phase...

  • News Fallout 4's Survival Mode Update Is Coming to PS4 Very Soon

    Third person camera also improved

    Fallout 4's survival mode is finally out of its own beta and, er, into another. The new mode is available right now on PC as part of the game's 1.5 update beta - and that means a console version of the patch can't be far off. If we had to guess, we'd say that it'll probably be available to download within the next...

  • News Fallout 4 Named Best Game at 2016 BAFTA Game Awards

    The wanderer returns

    In case you missed all the chest-thumping on social media, the 2016 BAFTA Game Awards were held earlier tonight. Fallout 4, Bethesda's latest open world blockbuster, staggered out of the nuclear haze clutching the show's most prestigious award - probably much to the disappointment of editor Sammy Barker, who'll no doubt by...

  • News A Fresh Fallout 4 Patch Has Snuck onto PS4

    Weighs in at 2.4GB

    There's a new update out for Fallout 4 on PlayStation 4 - but don't get excited just yet. According to Bethesda, the latest patch is only an incremental update - in other words, the developer's just bringing the game up to speed with other platforms. Apparently, the patch adds in Trophy support for the upcoming add-on, Wasteland...

  • News Fallout 4's Next DLC Scavenges a Release Date and Trailer

    Working the wasteland

    Fallout 4's second slice of downloadable content, Wasteland Workshop, will add a ton of new settlement options to the open world game. It'll allow you to capture and tame deadly Commonwealth monsters, create flashy new homes, and even set up your own sick and twisted arena that sees unarmed men go up against wild beasts. Well,...

  • News Here Are the Full Details on Fallout 4's Survival Mode

    Wasted in the wasteland

    Fallout 4's incoming survival mode is sounding more and more like a rather drastic gameplay overhaul as opposed to a new difficulty setting. Currently being beta tested on PC, the new mode makes living in the wasteland a much more realistic and brutal experience, and Bethesda's gone ahead and detailed everything that you can...

  • News Fallout 4's Far Harbor Expansion Sounds Bloody Massive

    Making waves

    Fallout 4's already stuffed with content, boasting one of the most dense game worlds that we've seen in quite some time - and it sounds as though it's about to get a heck of a lot bigger. The game's third piece of downloadable content, titled Far Harbor, is set to be a more traditional expansion, introducing a fresh location that...

  • News Sony Revokes Free Fallout 4 Season Pass Purchases on PS4

    Understandable

    You win some, you lose some – but you've always got to try. Sony accidentally listed Fallout 4's pricey Season Pass for free late last week, leading many to believe that they'd nabbed all of Bethesda's post-release content at a complimentary fee. However, it's since revoked access to the DLC, so you'll need to stump up if you want...

  • Guide How to Access Fallout 4's Automatron Add-On

    Robot wars

    Automatron, the first expansion pack for Fallout 4, is out now, and if you're reading this article, you may be pondering how to play it. Well, to start, we're assuming that you've bought it: the content can be acquired from the PlayStation Store as part of the game's Season Pass or as a standalone purchase. Either way, you'll need to...

  • News Fallout 4's Survival Mode Isn't Too Far Off on PS4

    Best stock up on InstaMash

    Fallout 4's overhauled survival mode was confirmed weeks ago, but it's still yet to scavenge a concrete release date. The tweaked difficulty setting will require you to eat, drink, and sleep in order to survive, while healing happens over time, and ammunition has weight. Basically, it's going to make the game more of a...

  • News You Can Play Fallout 4's First DLC at Midnight on PS4

    North America has to wait, though

    Fallout 4's first slice of downloadable content, Automatron, is set to launch tomorrow on PlayStation 4, but Bethesda's revealed that European vault dwellers will be able to get stuck in as early as midnight. According to the publisher, the expansion will go live at 12:00AM across the Old World. However, you...

  • News Fallout 4's First DLC Looks Crazy, Launches Next Week on PS4

    Gotta build 'em all

    Automatron is shaping up to be the perfect excuse to jump back into Fallout 4, and we have to admit that we're intrigued by the add-on's official trailer. Judging from the clip, a lot of effort has gone into the main element of the download: robot customisation. The video shows off a load of different ways to build your...

  • News Fallout 4's Automatron DLC Comes Equipped with 5 New Trophies

    Risky robotics

    Bethesda still hasn't issued an official launch date for Fallout 4's first slice of downloadable content, but we know that it's due to release this month. Titled Automatron, the add-on sees your vault dweller repel robotic forces from the Commonwealth, collecting their parts in the process so that you can craft your very own...

  • News Fallout 4's New PS4 Patch Preps the Game for DLC This Week

    Atom bomb baby

    Update 1.4 for Fallout 4 will arrive on PlayStation 4 this week, according to Bethesda. The patch doesn't do anything overly exciting - unless you're a fan of making Super Mutant settlements - but it at least paves the way for the game's upcoming downloadable content. The first add-on, titled Automatron, is still set to launch at some...

  • News Want Fallout 4's Season Pass? We Suggest Getting It Now

    The price explodes tomorrow

    Consider this a friendly reminder that the season pass for Fallout 4 will jump in price tomorrow. In other words, today is your last chance to grab it for the more reasonable cost of £24.99/$29.99. Bethesda announced that the pass would be increasing in price earlier this month, following the reveal of the title's first...

  • News Fallout 4's Survival Mode Takes Things Way More Seriously

    It's a tough old world

    If you haven't already heard, Fallout 4 is getting a survival mode in a free update relatively soon. Much like Fallout: New Vegas' hardcore mode, you'll need to eat, sleep, and keep yourself hydrated in order to survive - but we could have guessed that this would be the case anyway. Nevertheless, Reddit's data mined some more...

  • News Todd Howard Says Fallout 4 DLC Is 'Pokémon-Esque'

    Gotta scrap 'em all

    Who doesn't love an easily exploitable quote, eh? Speaking to Game Informer, Bethesda creative director Todd Howard has spilled a little more information on Fallout 4's upcoming downloadable content. As you may already know, three add-ons have been announced so far: there's Automatron in March, the Wasteland Works

  • News Fallout 4 Mods on PS4 May Be Arriving This Summer

    A rough estimate from Todd Howard

    Mod support for Fallout 4 has been a big talking point - especially when it comes to us console players. How will they work? Will they be limited? How long will we have to wait? All of these questions and more have been spiralling for months, but sadly, we're still no closer to any definitive answers. However,...

  • News Upcoming Fallout 4 PS4 Patch Lets You Make Really Ugly Settlements

    Meat bags, anyone?

    Fallout 4's getting some new content courtesy of update 1.4, which has just entered the beta phase on PC. Alongside a slew of bug and quest fixes, the patch will add a bunch of new items that you can build at your settlements. These items aren't your average bits and pieces though - most of them take inspiration from the lairs of...

  • News Fallout 4 Finally Drops a Bomb with DLC Details

    Custom robots, taming monsters, and big expansions

    Bethesda's finally opened the vault door on its downloadable content plans for Fallout 4, and to be honest, they sound pretty interesting. The open world adventure will be getting three confirmed slices of DLC in the relatively near future, with more coming further down the road. However, we should...

  • News Fallout 4's Season Pass Is About to Get Pricier on PS4

    Start counting your caps

    Hmm. Either publisher Bethesda's doing us a brilliant favour, or it's trying to convince more people to buy Fallout 4's Season Pass before reviews for the content spill out. Either way, it's announced that starting from 1st March, the price of the pre-purchase will increase from $29.99 (£24.99) to $49.99 (£39.99). That's a...

  • News You'll Starve and Get Diseases in Fallout 4's Survival Mode

    You asked for it

    Fallout 4 is a funny game, isn't it? This author enjoyed his time with it enough to unlock the coveted Platinum Trophy, but looking back it's hard not to feel a little disappointed. For many people, that dissatisfaction set in right from the off, due to the sequel's watered down Survival Mode. Fortunately, developer Bethesda has...

  • News Fallout 4's New Patch Makes the Game Look Better on PS4

    Isn't that nice

    There wasn't anything too exciting included in Fallout 4's latest PlayStation 4 patch, but we're pleasantly surprised to hear that the update seems to have improved the graphical quality of the title on Sony's console. According to our pals over at Digital Foundry, who have run multiple tests on the game, Bethesda's blockbuster now...

  • News The Latest Bug Busting Fallout 4 Patch Is Now Available on PS4

    The fixer

    How many fixes can you fit into a 506MB patch? We couldn't tell you the answer to that, but Fallout 4's going for a record with its latest PlayStation 4 update. The patch was expected on Sony's home console last week, but clearly it was delayed. Update 1.3, as mentioned, features an absolute ton of bug fixes, big and small. It also adds a...

  • News Bethesda Promises Incoming Details on Fallout 4 Mods for PS4

    About time

    Yes, it would appear as though Bethesda still has plans for Fallout 4 mods on PlayStation 4. Although the developer confirmed last year that it was planning on bringing mods to the console versions of the game, we're still yet to hear any concrete details. That could all change in the near future, however. Replying to a tweet from...

  • News Fallout 4 Patch 1.3 Details Step Out into the Irradiated Air

    Loads of fixes incoming

    Fallout 4's next patch is entering its beta state on PC, which means that we've been given a glimpse of what's probably coming to the PlayStation 4 version of the game in the next few weeks. Needless to say, there are a ton of bug fixes included in this latest update, but that's not all. The patch notes - which you can read...

  • Soapbox Fallout 4's Biggest Improvement Is Stealth

    Michael acknowledges the Commonwealth’s underappreciated undercover

    Note: There are minor Fallout 4 story spoilers in this article. Fallout 4 does a lot of things wrong. The dialogue system is a mess, the perk tree feels dumbed down, and the lack of choices throughout the game is disheartening. You've probably heard those complaints a thousand...

  • Game of the Year #4 - Fallout 4 (PS4)

    Fall in

    Fallout 4 was easily one of the most anticipated releases of 2015, and it didn't disappoint. Without having to worry about squeezing its trademark open world formula onto last-gen consoles, Bethesda was able to craft a title that felt as though it wasn't limited by older hardware. Its latest vision of a post-apocalyptic North America is...

  • News Fallout 4's First Patch Is Here to Stabilise the Commonwealth on PS4

    Update 1.02 available to download now

    It's taken quite a while, but Fallout 4's first PlayStation 4 patch is here. As with Bethesda's previous game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the developer released the update on PC first, where users could beta test it before providing feedback. Weighing in at just over 500MB, the patch admittedly doesn't seem...

  • News The Witcher 3 Developer Shares the Love for Fallout 4

    CD Projekt Red is inspired by Bethesda

    Ah, CD Projekt Red. When you're not giving us free downloadable content and providing outrageously good expansions for low prices, you're praising other developers for their hard work - and it's quite heart-warming to see. What we often forget is that the people who make games tend to be a a lot like us -...

  • Soapbox Why Fallout 4 Has One of PS4's Best Open Worlds

    Kell Andersen reckons Bethesda's Boston is spot on

    "You see that nondescript object way over there in the distance?" a game developer in an ill-fitting outfit says as they wave their hands in the vague direction of a comically oversized projection screen splattered with images of their latest open world adventure. "You can walk all the way over...

  • News Fallout 4 Patches Will Copy Skyrim's Approach on PS4

    First update is coming soon

    Before its launch, Bethesda promised plenty of free updates for Fallout 4, and now that the game's been out for over a week, we're starting to hear how this is all going to work. Needless to say, the developer's now building future content, and the title's first patch should be releasing soon. There's no word on what the...

  • News Someone Made a Working Rubik's Cube in Fallout 4

    What a square

    Fallout 4's building system is just another mechanic slathered on top of what is already a pretty darn dense game, but we're beginning to see the fruits of the addition. One committed wasteland constructor has compiled 128 generators, 36 terminals, and thousands of wires to create an in-game Rubik's Cube. It took him/her 25 hours to...

  • Poll How Well Is Fallout 4 Running on Your PS4?

    We hope it's rad

    It's been about a week since Fallout 4 launched, so we think that it's a pretty good time to get some feedback on how Bethesda's latest is performing. As you're no doubt aware, the developer doesn't have the best track record when it comes to making games that run as they should - but from what we've watched and read around the...

  • Weirdness Adult Site Sees Drop in Traffic on Fallout 4 Launch Day

    High vaultage

    Vault dwellers found a different kind of joystick to play with on Fallout 4's launch day, as adult site Pornhub – not linked for obvious reasons – reported a 10 per cent decline in traffic on the day of the role-playing game's release. Apparently page views dipped at 05:00AM on 10th November, around the time most people would have...

  • News Keep an Eye on Your Calendar in Fallout 4

    Minor spoilers ahead

    If the tagline didn't already warn you, yes, there are minor spoilers in this article - that's why we didn't want to ruin everything with a headline that gives it all away. Something that we happened to stumble across in Fallout 4 purely because we were in the neighbourhood, Diamond City will celebrate the holidays if you...

  • News Fallout 4 Looks and Plays Fantastic on the Vita

    Rad

    It's been a while since we've written anything about Remote Play, but this deserves its own story: Fallout 4 looks and plays wonderfully on the handheld format. Earlier in the year, Josh Hamrick tweeted that he was working around the clock to make the functionality dazzle in Bethesda's gigantic role-playing release – and the embedded video...

  • News What if Fallout 4 Featured Various Celebrities?

    Character creator put to the test

    Well, it didn't take long for a YouTuber to do some amazing things with Fallout 4's character creation suite, did it? The embedded video shows various famous faces recreated in Bethesda's colossal role-playing release, and while some are more successful than others, you could do worse things with your two minutes...

  • Guide What Are the Best Perks to Take in Fallout 4?

    Especially S.P.E.C.I.A.L.

    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 Will Fallout 4's Robot Butler Say Your Name?

    Hours of fun await

    When Bethesda showed Fallout 4 off for the first time at E3 2015, studio lead Todd Howard mentioned that your robot butler, Codsworth, would actually say your character's name if it was in the title's database - he wasn't lying, either. When this particular author started the game and called his vault dweller 'Robert', for...