Fallout 76 server maintenance schedule revealed as Bethesda take servers down TODAY

Fallout 76 servers are going down today for scheduled maintenance. Bethesda announced the news earlier today, making a slight change to plans shared by the development team. A new update was expected next week; however, Fallout 76 will now see downtime land later today. This will end in a new update for the PC platform, […]

The Blacklist Boss Teases Upcoming Fallout From Liz's Game-Changing Decision: 'It's a Betrayal Like No Other'

The following post contains spoilers for Part 2 of The Blacklist‘s season premiere. (Read our Part 1 recap here.) Raymond Reddington will not pass “Go” or collect $ 200: He’s going directly to jail. In the second half of The Blacklist‘s two-part Season 6 premiere, James Spader’s crafty character landed behind bars after expertly evading […]

Bethesda says sorry to ‘Fallout 76’ players with free games

Bethesda is continuing its apology tour of sorts for Fallout 76‘s rough state on launch, and this time you don’t need to have spent a lot to receive compensation. The developer is promising a free copy of Fallout Classics Collection (1, 2 and Tactics) on PC for everyone who has logged into the full Fallout […]

Runaways: Lyrica Okano Weighs In on Episode 2's Brutal Mother/Daughter Brawl, Fallout for 'Deanoru' Romance

Whew, talk about a Staff meeting. In Episode 2 of Marvel’s Runaways‘ second season (now playing on Hulu), Nico (played by Lyrica Okano) fell into quite a parent trap when she showed up at her family home to reclaim the Staff of One. What followed was a startlingly intense throwdown between mother and daughter — […]

Fallout 76 Review: Good news and bad for Bethesda’s perfect storm

Fallout 76 has a future if Bethesda can refine their work (Image: BETHESDA) For a game that wants players to create their own stories in a new, online environment, things can get pretty lonely. Fallout 76 feels like it should have been a sideways step for the beloved single-player franchise into new territory. While purists […]

Obsidian Entertainment finally announces its Fallout: New Vegas successor

Obsidian Entertainment Obsidian Entertainment, developers of games like Pillars of Eternity, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, and Alpha Protocol ran a trailer for a new game at The Game Awards last night. Titled The Outer Worlds, it’s a first-person shooter and RPG that the trailer seems to position as a spiritual successor to Fallout: New Vegas, one […]

Bethesda’s attempt to fix a Fallout 76 blunder leaks angry shoppers’ PID [Updated]

Enlarge / The yellow “bulb” lights up with a tap of the right-side helmet button. That’s the only light-up element. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Bethesda’s latest video game, Fallout 76, launched last month with its share of uneven reviews and responses (including our own), and chief among players’ complaints is that the always-online game is quite […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout,’ ‘Support the Girls’

One of the year’s biggest hits is out on disc and demand this week, and you may need to sit down for this: it’s undeniably great. Joining it on the new release shelf are two charming and energetic late-summer indie sleepers, while the streaming services offer up stoner pics old(ish) and new. ON NETFLIX The […]

‘Fallout 76’ Power Armor Edition buyers will get their canvas bags

Among all of its other issues since launch, some of the most dedicated Fallout fans ran into a surprising issue with their $ 200 “Power Armor Edition” box for Fallout 76. Despite promo materials that promised a “West Tek Canvas Carrying Bag” for the included wearable T-51 helmet, what arrived was a much more cheaply-built […]

Fallout 76 is online and lonelier than ever

Enlarge / All hail Hypnotoad! The first few hours in Fallout 76 are strange. It’s both familiar and foreign. The well-trod path of creating a character and exiting the safety of an underground vault is sharply juxtaposed with a distinct lack of scripted NPCs. Instead, in a departure from Fallout’s decades-long history of single-player titles, […]