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The Vapid Raiders of 'Fallout 4'

Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4's predecessor, completely eclipses Fallout 4 in the area of creating a deep world filled to the brim with interesting characters and factions, whether they be friend or foe.

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My Ending Is My Canon

My version of a story is bound to be different, but as co-author of my experience, it’s just as relevant as the developer’s version.

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How Open Is Your Open World?

As worlds become more open they demand more attention, and there’s a clear trade-off between story and environmental details.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Exploring the Capital Wasteland

We consider how Bethesda merges a retro American ideal with their post-apocalyptic vision of an America "after the bomb" in Fallout 3.

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You Say Apocalypse, I Say Retro Chic

Much like telling an erotic story within a Victorian backdrop seems ever so sexy, human depravity juxtaposed against a seemingly golden age of good, moral values is darkly comic and that much more disturbing.

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Five Movie and Game Pairings

Certain combinations of these two different media benefit from the experience of each other.

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The State of Social Commentary in Gaming

There is social commentary in games, but it must stay hidden in the fiction or face controversy.

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Fallout 3

The player who sticks to the city or limits himself to the main (and fairly conventional) quest-line will miss the pearls inside Fallout 3's bombed-out shell.

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TWiG 2008-10-27: Hello, PS3!

New releases for the week of 2008-10-27...


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