Tag: Bethesda

Speedrunner Completes All Five Main Fallout Games In Under 90 Minutes

A casual playthrough of a Fallout game can take dozens or even hundreds of hours of wandering through wide wastelands. This new speedrun completes the entire series in under an hour and a half. The “Any% Main Series,” carried out by speedrunner tomatoanus, completes all five main titles in the Fallout series—Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout […]

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Fallout 76 beta detailed, launch timing revealed

Fallout 76 is a title quite unlike any Fallout game Bethesda has made before. As revealed at E3 2018, Fallout 76 will be an entirely online game, which is a massive departure from Bethesda’s usual single-player approach to its epic RPGs. If you’re a bit hesitant because this big shift in direction, you’re not alone, […]

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Prey’s Mooncrash DLC Is Better Than The Main Game

Prey: Mooncrash released last month, adding a rogue-like twist to the 2017 game’s mix of action and exploration. The DLC arrived during E3 and was easy to sleep on—I ignored it in favor of big releases like Octopath Traveler. That was a mistake. Mooncrash might be even better than the main game. In Mooncrash, you […]

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Fallout: New Vegas Player Beats Game On Hardest Difficulty Without Killing Anyone Or Dying

There are self-imposed challenges, and then there’s gleeful masochism. This Fallout: New Vegas run looks like the latter. Rhetam, the gleeful masochist in question, played the game without allowing himself to do any direct lasting damage to anybody but himself. It took him more than a year to complete. In March 2017, Rhetam began his […]

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Fallout 76 cross-play bad news is all Sony’s fault says Bethesda director

Cross-platform play is something that’s on the minds of a lot of gamers at the moment, and Sony has been getting a lot of negative attention because of it. While the industry in general seems to be moving toward a future where anyone can play games with their friends regardless of platform, Sony has been […]

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Todd Howard: 10 takeaways from Bethesda’s studio director at Gamelab

Todd Howard has been working at Bethesda Game Studios for 25 years, and at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), fans hung on his every word as he described what was coming up at the Bethesda Game Studios division he directs. In the wake of Bethesda’s announcements at E3, Howard gave a talk at the […]

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Skyrim PSVR patch improves PS4 Pro graphics and Move controls

The PlayStation VR version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been an unqualified hit since its release last year — one of the top games for the most popular VR headset — but its graphics and controls left some players wanting more. Today, Bethesda is releasing a free patch that promises to improve its performance […]

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Bethesda lawsuit calls ‘Westworld’ game a Fallout Shelter rip-off

Warner Bros. has been slapped with a lawsuit from Bethesda over its Westworld mobile game, calling it a “blatant rio-off” of Fallout Shelter. The lawsuit was recently filed in Maryland, and it accuses Westworld developer Behaviour of using “copyrighted computer code,” among other things. Fallout Shelter is a 2015 game originally made for mobile and […]

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Bethesda lawsuit says Westworld game stole Fallout Shelter code, even has the same bugs

Westworld Mobile landed on Android a mere two days ago, and at the time pretty much everyone remarked that the game was very similar to Fallout Shelter. Turns out, it might have a bit too much in common with that game, as Bethesda is suing Warner Bros. and Behavior Interactive, the developers contracted to make Fallout […]

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Bethesda sues Warner Bros. for ripping off Fallout Shelter with Westworld mobile game

Bethesda Softworks is always trigger happy with the lawsuits, and this time the company is suing Warner Bros. and developer Behaviour Interactive over the release of the Westworld mobile game, alleging it is a “blatant rip-off” of Fallout Shelter. Bethesda Softworks filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Maryland alleging that Westworld, which was […]

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At E3 2018, too many companies ruined their own shots at the spotlight

For decades, a game theory called the “prisoner’s dilemma” has explained why people who work together do better overall than those who scheme against one another. The theory shows that if the prisoners cooperate with each other, they each receive a light punishment. But if they don’t cooperate, either one or both wind up in […]

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