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'The Outer Worlds' Isn't Revolutionary, It's a Warm Blanket

If you're looking for a familiar feeling follow up to 'Fallout: New Vegas,' this is it. If you want something radical and new, though, keep looking.

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This Speedrunner’s Name Is 'Tomatoanus.' Why? Good Question.

Nobody should let teenagers pick online usernames.


'Fallout' Helmet Sold by GameStop Recalled Because It's Prone to Growing Mold

'Fallout 76' woes continue with an officially licensed helmet that was recalled for a gross-sounding reason.


'The Outer Worlds' Feels Like the Fallout Game I've Always Wanted

Obsidian and Private Division are taking shots at the company town mentality, in a new sci-fi comedy take on the modern Fallout.


Bethesda Accidentally Leaked Personal Data of ‘Fallout 76’ Customers Looking for Help

The game publisher accidentally sent support ticket information to customers using its help desk.


We Are Beset by Sequelitis on This Episode of Waypoint Radio

We dig into Pokémon, Smash Bros, Fallout, Battlefield, and more on this extra-long episode of Waypoint Radio.


Nuclear War Experts Are Horrified by ‘Fallout 76’

With the threat of nuclear Armageddon looming, three nuclear war experts think Fallout 76’s new 'nuke loop' goes too far.


The Nukes of 'Fallout 76' Are Where Power Fantasies Hit a Breaking Point

Unless there's a fundamental restructuring of how we understand, build and consume AAA games, the ability to nuke your friends is a terrible idea.


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Jokes About Nuclear War in ‘Fallout 76’

‘Fallout 76’ trivializes and mocks nuclear war, and honestly, that’s what I need right now.


I Played Three Hours of ‘Fallout 76’ and I Can’t Stop Thinking About Its Story

Bethesda’s new game isn’t quite Fallout 5, but it’s pretty damn close.


This Game Developer Turned 'Fallout 4' Into His Personal Tabletop RPG

Bethesda made a sandbox. With mods, spreadsheets, dice rolls, rules, and records, he made it his own world.


This Researcher Studied How Sex Workers Are Portrayed in Video Games

Bonnie Ruberg examined how sex workers are treated and programmed to behave in games like Grand Theft Auto V and Fallout: New Vegas.