• The NPC-less, apocalyptic world of Fallout 76 gives you quests via holotapes and notes

    9 days ago - By VG 247

    Ever since the announcement that there wouldn't be NPCs in Fallout 76, we've been wondering how quests will work.
    Luckily, we got chance to sit down with Bethesda SVP of global marketing, Pete Hines, and asked him to clarify how it works. Do you get quests from the radio? Do you pull them from the corpse of a molerat? Do you get them from ghosts?
    “There's a variety of different ways,” Hines tells us. “There aren't NPCs in terms of being human characters, but there's other stuff out in the world - there's robots and other things you can talk to that will give you quests. A lot of what you...
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  • Fallout 76 features a very flexible Perks system and numerous character creation options

    Fallout 76 features a very flexible Perks system and numerous character creation options

    9 days ago - By VG 247

    Fallout 76's Perk system is designed to “help you build a better you,” because everyone has to be better in order to survive post-nuclear West Virginia.
    Fallout 76 features robust character customization, and a revamped Perks system providing players with plenty of opportunity to create the ultimate survivor.
    During a QuakeCon 2018 panel today , host and associate director of content Gary Steinman, producer Todd Howard, project lead Jeff Gardiner, and development director Chris Mayer discussed building characters, and the Perks system.
    Not only will players be able to make their characters...
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  • Fallout 76 perks: Mysterious Stranger, Bear Arms, Green Thumb - all the perks revealed so far

    Fallout 76 perks: Mysterious Stranger, Bear Arms, Green Thumb - all the perks revealed so far

    9 days ago - By VG 247

    Fallout 76 perks - all the perks revealed so far.
    Fallout 76 comes out this November, adding multiplayer to Bethesda's RPG series. But how does progression work in a world shared with other players, and what perks are available to choose from? Let us talk you through it.
    Like in the older Fallout games, you still get perks and the perks are still split out into categories: Strength, Perception, Endurance, Charisma, Intelligence, Agility, and Luck, abbreviated to S.P.E.C.I.A.L.
    Only this time, all of the Fallout 76 perks are cards. Cards can be levelled up to increase their effectiveness...
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