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  • Summary: Fallout 76 is the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together – or not – to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you’ll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Reclamation Day, 2102. 25 yearsFallout 76 is the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together – or not – to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you’ll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Reclamation Day, 2102. 25 years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers – chosen from the nation’s best and brightest – emerge into post-nuclear America. Play alone or band together as you explore, quest, build and triumph against the wasteland’s greatest threats. Multiplayer finally comes to the epic open-world RPGs of Bethesda Game Studios. Create your character with the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. system and forge your own path in a new and untamed wasteland with hundreds of locations. Whether you journey alone or with friends, a new and unique Fallout adventure awaits. Use the all-new Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform (C.A.M.P.) to build and craft anywhere in the world. Your C.A.M.P. will provide much-needed shelter, supplies and safety. You can even set up shop to trade goods with other survivors. But beware, not everyone will be quite so neighborly. [Bethesda]
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 45
  2. Negative: 12 out of 45
  1. Dec 11, 2018
    92
    If you are more of a single player gamer like me, don’t let the online nature of Fallout 76 put you off… it’s eminently playable as a single player experience. If you are put off by the issues mentioned at the start then maybe steer clear (or at least wait to see if patches address your concerns), otherwise I’d say grab the Deathclaw by the horns and jump in (but maybe wait till you have powerarmour to do that.).
  2. Dec 22, 2018
    70
    Regardless of how Fallout 76 transforms and mutates in the months to come, the present version is a brave, imaginative, and rewarding exploration, but its true glory is revealed among friends.
  3. Nov 28, 2018
    65
    I don't think I've ever had a game in the test that was so difficult to judge. It doesn't grip properly, but Fallout 76 makes me feel very contradictory. On the one hand, I really enjoy the game world, the exploration and all the stories told here. But I'm also someone who can get involved with this indirect way of telling stories. I can understand that for many this doesn't work without NPCs and dialogues. But I enjoy reading the different diary entries and listening to the holobands. On the other hand, the poor technical condition of the game really annoys me a lot. The poor performance despite average graphics quality is hard to understand. You can and must expect more from a modern game in 2018.
  4. 50
    Fallout 76 is a bold experiment with one of gaming’s biggest and most beloved franchises. Unfortunately the experiment seems like a failure so far. Bugs and glitches are everywhere, but worse is that the core principles of design just don’t function the way they seem like they should.
  5. Dec 1, 2018
    50
    Fallout 76 is a bit of a disaster, which is a shame because there are good ideas and good bits of content here. There wasn’t a single play session where I didn’t have a lot of fun, but there also wasn’t a session where something ridiculous didn’t cause frustration. It feels like it should have been released into early access as a work in progress for the next several months, thus alleviating some of the frustration from poor performance, bugs, and balancing issues.
  6. Nov 22, 2018
    50
    Fallout 76 isn’t to be compared with other Fallouts - it’s a spin-off that wants to be something new. Unfortunately, the multiplayer sandbox it tries to be is stagnant and intensely frustrating to play.
  7. Nov 28, 2018
    20
    I dreaded every hour I had to keep playing Fallout 76 for review. As soon as the game was beginning to teeter on fun or interesting, a bug or a frustrating gameplay design element would quickly remind me that the game was otherwise.

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  1. Nov 14, 2018
    10
    I playing fallout series games since 1997 (i guess) this game is something different that we was having in F1,F2 and now F3 :) but game isI playing fallout series games since 1997 (i guess) this game is something different that we was having in F1,F2 and now F3 :) but game is still good, story and investigation quests are interesting :) and you will find yourself here playing solo as well, world is beautiful and huge :) Bugs? - almost all games have bugs at start, mmo=bugs :) but do not judge it for that , balance maniacs and perfectionists will have to wait for few months :) Expand
  2. Nov 14, 2018
    9
    Too many reviewers are never leaving the tutorial zone and posting their reviews. This game is amazing. Some of shared player mechanics haveToo many reviewers are never leaving the tutorial zone and posting their reviews. This game is amazing. Some of shared player mechanics have not even been fully explored yet by the player base. Like captureable workshops and high level crafting.

    The play style of the game is one where you quest alone and then join up with friends when you can. Some aspects of the game are only achievable in groups. Something im positive many disgruntle reviewer never even tried.

    9/10

    only feature they do need to add is push to talk for the voice chat.
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  3. Nov 20, 2018
    7
    I've been having a blast with the game so far. Whether I'm playing with friends or exploring alone I'm getting the kind of emergent gameplayI've been having a blast with the game so far. Whether I'm playing with friends or exploring alone I'm getting the kind of emergent gameplay experience I love from Fallout. Granted, I've always prioritized exploration and looting over lore in this series. Even so, little touches in some audio logs and notes paint a haunting picture at times, in between all the retro future camp. Speaking of camps the C.A.M.P system is flawed but fun with room to grow, letting you save several iterations of bases to plop down on most parts of the world with plans to find to unlock more items.

    I also really like the trading card Perk system. Being able to swap cards in and out as needed and building a character based on what you have on hand is a pretty fresh mechanic.

    The world boasts some unique places that are, in my view, a step up from Fallout 4 in terms of variety. Fleeing the new scorched enemies only to find myself on a nearly pristine green golf course guarded by military robots that provided me cover fire was one such memorable area.

    I rated a 7 because, in the end, it still has the usual Bethesda bugs and engine limitations. But personally I'm getting my money's worth.
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  4. Dec 4, 2018
    1
    Worst Fallout game in existence? Yes.

    The lies, the false advertising and the fact this game is just boring to a new level. Fanboys will
    Worst Fallout game in existence? Yes.

    The lies, the false advertising and the fact this game is just boring to a new level.

    Fanboys will always give it a 10, ignore them.

    I've played every fallout and this has made me extremely disappointed.

    Time to do what I do with EA, not buy their products anymore.
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  5. Dec 3, 2018
    0
    Никогда в жизни не ставил играм 0, но всё когда бывает в первые.
  6. Nov 25, 2018
    0
    voglio dare un provocatorio 0 a questo gioco perché da appassionato della serie mi sembra una grossa mancanza di rispetto verso noi fan, sevoglio dare un provocatorio 0 a questo gioco perché da appassionato della serie mi sembra una grossa mancanza di rispetto verso noi fan, se fosse preso a parte forse meriterebbe un 4 ma siccome da Bethesda mi aspetto di più do 0 Expand
  7. Nov 15, 2018
    0
    I simply refuse to pay for a company showing giant middle finger to their loyal fans, by releasing this game with new title and calling itI simply refuse to pay for a company showing giant middle finger to their loyal fans, by releasing this game with new title and calling it "Fallout 76" with in-game store for cash grab

    I'm huge fan of Fallout games and I even liked FO4 with all issues that came with it, but Fallout 76 is ABSOLUTELY garbage, this is unfinished game, broken af, I cant believe they actually released it with its current status, this is not even an alpha. the animation is absurd, textures probably worse than Fallout 3, guns in this game feels awkward... this game deserve 0 score or even worse!
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