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Microsoft’s ZeniMax acquisition finalised, Bethesda officially joins Xbox

March 10, 2021

Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of Zenimax Media, the parent company of Bethesda and its attendant studios, has formally concluded. As of today, Bethesda, and every studio under its umbrella, is officially a first-party developer at Xbox. Xbox says it will drop further Bethesda games onto Xbox Game Pass this week to celebrate the acquisition. In […]

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Custom Made: A reflection on my painful desire to look good in video games

November 27, 2018

I have a crippling desire to look good in video games. It’s an unfathomably stupid impulse, but creating the most beautiful possible avatar in any given game is a habit I regularly give in to. I am certain I am not alone in this. To preface this piece – the two games I really threw […]

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Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (USA, 2018) toys with the expected and presents itself as a fresh product

July 30, 2018

Up to this point each Mission: Impossible film has operated on their own mechanisms.  The 1996 Brian De Palma-directed original felt like an organic extension of the 1960’s television series it drew its inspiration from; the 2000-released sequel was an orgy of unsubtle combat buoyed by the favoured-slow motion of Hong Kong filmmaker Jon Woo; […]

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E3 2018: Fallout 76 is indeed online, but don’t let that get in the way of your hype

June 11, 2018

So, the rumours were true. Fallout 76 is indeed an online version of the Fallout you know and love. But it’s not an MMO. Not really. In fact, from Bethesda had to show off at their E3 press event, it actually looks like the Fallout and Elder Scrolls multiplayer mode

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Gone Before Their Time: The Video Games That Never Made It – Part I

March 15, 2017

We’ve all felt it before – that crushing disappointment when a gaming project we looked forward to is silently cancelled and abandoned. Most recently, this disappointment was felt with the cancellation of Scalebound, an ambitious and absolutely gorgeous-looking RPG, but video games have a long history of crushing cancellations. Sometimes, games are recycled into new […]

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Fallout 4‘s final add-on Nuka-World now available

September 1, 2016

Fallout 4’s sixth and final add-on, Nuka-World, is now available for download on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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Fallout Shelter Wants You! PC Release and Update 1.6 out now

July 17, 2016

Bethesda Softworks has just released Fallout Shelter‘s Update 1.6 for the mobile app. The biggest update to date for the game that has thrust more than 50 million players into the role of Overseer to build their own Vault, manage dwellers, and adventure through Fallout’s iconic wasteland.

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