Writer: Brendan Gallagher
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AVAILABLE PLATFORMS: PLAYSTATION 4, XBOX ONE, PC
The general consensus among gamers around the world is that Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic action RPG Fallout 4 is one of the greatest games ever made, and there’s a good reason for that. Whether it’s the masterful storytelling based off of important moral choices, fast paced gameplay, or the immersive world it’s set in, Fallout 4 has something to please anybody who hasn’t already played it.
The story of Fallout 4 is incredibly compelling, focusing on finding your kidnapped son, with a deeper plot unfolding along the way but you’ll only get to see it if you can manage to stop yourself from the amazing side quests you’ll find along your journey. Around halfway through your journey you’ll be presented with a choice to join a faction — an incredibly important decision that will take a lot of thought about morals, power, and your future.
Fallout 4‘s gameplay requires strategy, skill and knowledge. Whether you’re battling crazed zealots, sentient robots, zombie-like monsters or feral animals, you’ll be presented with challenges you’ll have to overcome to survive. Some of these may be easier than others, but you’ll be sure to enjoy all of them regardless.
Lastly, the setting might just be the most enjoyable part of the game. The once beautiful city of Boston has been transformed into a destroyed wasteland, ravaged by all sorts of monsters, some human, or others something else entirely.
Overall, Fallout 4 is easily one of the best videogames you can buy right now, and is sure to keep you entertained for days, if not weeks. If you haven’t already treated yourself to this masterpiece, then now is the best time to do it. With more content soon to be added to the game, deciding not to pick up the game is doing yourself a disservice.
Brendan Gallagher is an aspiring Gaming Journalist who recently completed Certificate 4 in Printing & Graphics Arts (multimedia) with Wonder World Games.