Fallout 4’s DLC Changed My Opinion on Fallout 4

When I finally finished Fallout 4 after taking a long hiatus from the game initially, I was left with a distinct “meh” feeling. This was primarily directed at the game’s main story. The game itself played well, Bethesda “quirks” and all, and I had fun with settlements and some provocative side quests, but its story…

Top 5: 8th Generation Disappointments

With the ongoing craziness surrounding CD Projekt Red and Cyberpunk 2077, I could help but think of all the other times I’ve been disappointed by video games. In fact, it seems every console generation has its share of disappointments. Some are downright awful. Some are just bad, and some of aren’t necessarily bad at all….

Top 5: Games Lowest On My Replay List

You may be wondering, how can one formulate a TOP 5 list when that list would appear to highlight things at the BOTTOM of said list? Well, just because something isn’t at the top of a list, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth celebrating, right? Hmm. Lest you think that I don’t  understand how lists…

The Outer Worlds is the Fallout: New Vegas Sequel I’ve Always Wanted

Two of my favorite games from the PS3/Xbox 360/Wii generation of games are Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. I’d never played anything like them before, and they captured my attention immediately with their large worlds filled with intriguing quests and witty writing. The presentation was a bit wonky and the bugs were numerous, but…

Finally Finished: Fallout 4

Last Listmas, I made a few gaming promises to myself, one of which I actually just made happen. I finally finished Fallout 4! And it only took four years! In thinking about how to sum up my Fallout 4 experience, fragmented as it was over many months, I can’t help but briefly compare it to…

That Time I Made Friends with a Deathclaw in Fallout 4

When I first started up Fallout 4 way back in 2015, I didn’t get very far before feeling overwhelmed. There was just too much. Too many places to explore, too many people needing help, too many things to loot and carry. I managed around thirty hours of play then before becoming distracted by other things….

Resonance: Fallout 4 Main Theme

Could it be said that a game is only as good as its theme song?  In all the various theme songs that we’ve covered on this site, it may be that, if nothing else, greeting players with memorable music upon starting a game is a very good thing. Not only does a good theme song…

Listmas 2018: Games that I Want to Play (or Finish) Next Year

Merry Christmas (belatedly) and Happy New Year (almost)! Hope you’ve enjoyed our #Listmas posts as much as we’ve enjoyed writing them. 🙂 Here now, with 2019 coming into plain sight, it’s the perfect time to look forward into my gaming crystal ball to see what games, old and new, will hopefully receive some quality time…