‘Fallout 76’ Nukes ‘Not Fun,’ Say Nuclear War Experts

Bethesda’s upcoming multiplayer role-playing game “Fallout 76” lets you drop nukes on your enemies in the Appalachian Wasteland, and some nuclear war experts aren’t happy about it. “ICBMs are not fun. Or funny,” Tom Nichols, a professor at the U.S. Navy War College and the author of “No Use: Nuclear Weapons and U.S. National Security,” recently told Motherboard. Variety got […]

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‘Fallout 76’ Partners With West Virginia Tourism Department Ahead of Release

The West Virginia Tourism Office is working alongside Bethesda in a partnership set to promote “Fallout 76” and its post-apocalyptic vision of West Virginia. Bethesda and the Tourism Office will work alongside each other on advertising campaigns meant to help both outfits, with West Virginia seeking to “educate players about West Virginia’s unique landscape and culture,” and Bethesda branding materials […]

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Bethesda Grants Wish of Cancer Patient to Play ‘Fallout 76’

Bethesda granted the last wish of a young boy battling a rare form of cancer by letting him play “Fallout 76” ahead of the game’s November release, according to the family’s Facebook post via Eurogamer. 12-year-old Wes of Hampton Roads, VA was battling stage four neuroblastoma when doctors informed his family that they decided to stop treatment. Wes was devastated […]

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‘Fallout 76’ C.A.M.P. System Detailed in New Animated Trailer

A new “Fallout 76” trailer was streamed during Gamescom 2018; “A New American Dream,” which discussed the game’s building options, mining raw materials, and collecting resources. The colorful cartoony trailer introduced each feature with the playful Vault Boy animations showcasing the game’s various features. A major focus of the video was the “Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform,” the “workbench of […]

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‘Fallout,’ ‘Dragon Age’ Series Composer Inon Zur To Score ‘Fallout 76’ (Exclusive)

Emmy award-winning and three-time BAFTA nominated composer Inon Zur is creating the score for “Fallout 76,” publisher Bethesda tells Variety. Zur has a long history with the “Fallout” franchise. He created music for the third and fourth major installments, the Obsidian Entertainment spinoff “Fallout: New Vegas,” and the turn-based tactical RPG spinoff “Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel.” Unlike previous entries […]

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See New ‘Fallout 76’ Gameplay in Animated Vault-Tec Videos

Bethesda brought tons of “Fallout 76” gameplay footage, intercut with a series of animated, in-universe Vault-Tec videos, to E3 Sunday night. The new title is an all-online survival RPG. “Fallout 76” will have an early beta test this year; the game launches on Nov. 14. This story is developing. The 2018 Bethesda E3 Showcase took place Sunday, June 10, at […]

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E3 2018: Watch Bethesda’s Press Conference Here

The 2018 Bethesda E3 Showcase takes place tonight at 6:30 p.m. PT, and you can watch the broadcast live here at Variety. The publisher premiered its full “Fallout 76” trailer during Xbox’s briefing earlier today. The Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off Sunday with the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing at 1 p.m. PT; you can watch the broadcast live here. The […]

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Fallout 76 announced as the next Fallout game in open-world series

A new Fallout game is coming your way… although it might be different to what you expect. Developer Bethesda Game Studios released a cinematic teaser trailer for the newly-announced Fallout 76 earlier today (May 30) to the excitement of fans across the world. The short promo doesn’t reveal a whole lot, but the studio – also known for making the […]

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