The sequel to Interplay's legendary post-apocalyptic role-playing game was bigger and badder than the original Fallout, which translates into more space on the cutting room floor for discarded storylines, abandoned features, unrealized non-player characters and a fully-upgradeable, completely drive-able vehicle.
I've wanted to play Fallout 2 for a long time. The reaction I get from people when I say I haven't played it is much like the reaction you're probably forming in your head right now: Oh god, you're missing out, it holds up, do it, etc. The only problem: I kept getting stuck on the first dungeon.
Good News, Vault Dwellers: The classic PC role-playing games Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics are once again available on Steam. All three games were pulled from online stores earlier this year after Bethesda obtained rights to the series from Interplay. No word yet on whether they'll be back on GOG as well,…
Just like cats, man's best friend is a returning character in every genre. We've selected those video game dogs—from games both old and new—which are usually portrayed as companions; sidekicks who can both help us with minor tasks and save our asses in difficult situations.
The artist who drew the perk images for Fallout 2 recently revealed his deleted concept for the game's "Childkiller" status. "Even the designer who requested it realized it was a bad idea," he writes.
Last month, at a remote disused air-defense base outside of Leningrad, upwards of 300 Russian Fallout fans recreated post-apocalyptic California in a live-action role-playing game based on Fallout 2.
You can play Fallout games many ways: as a brute, as a marksman, as a pacifist, as a diplomat. Hipolito is a blogger who decided to play Fallout 2 as an idiot.