Video Games | Fallout

The Fallout franchise has definitely had its impact on the gaming world.  Everything from its well-written story, fun gameplay, massive open-world and immersive rpg elements, just make the experience all the more satisfying. Despite how much I’ve enjoyed and continue to enjoy these games, I want to compare and contrast the differences to see which game is actually the best of the franchise.

Which Fallout Game is the best?

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Fallout (1997)

The protagonist of Fallout is an inhabitant of a Vault, long-term shelters, who is tasked to find the Water Chip to save other dwellers from water shortage.


Fallout 2 (1998)

The game’s story takes place in 2241, 80 years after the events of Fallout and 164 years after the war. It tells the story of the original hero’s descendant and their quest to save their primitive tribe from starvation by finding an ancient environmental restoration machine known as the Garden of Eden Creation Kit (GECK).


Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel (2001)

The game follows a squad of the Brotherhood of Steel as it becomes engaged in a desperate war.


Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel (2004)

The game chronicles the adventures of an initiate in the fictional Brotherhood of Steel, a militant religious organization that has come to power in a post-apocalyptic world.


Fallout 3 (2008)

Set in Washington, D.C., players take control of an inhabitant of Vault 101 who is forced to venture out into the Capital Wasteland to find their father, eventually finding themselves seeking to complete their father’s work while combating against a group called the Enclave that seek to use it for their own purposes.


Fallout: New Vegas (2010)

Set in Mojave Desert (a region consisting of parts of Nevada, California, and Arizona), players take control of a character known as Courier 6, who is ambushed for a package they were transporting to the city of New Vegas.  After surviving the ambush, the courier begins a journey to find the would-be killer and recover the package, but ultimately find themselves caught up in a conflict that determines whether they, or one of three major factions, get control of New Vegas.


Fallout Shelter (2015)

The player acts as Overseer and must build and manage a Vault and its dwellers, including sending them into the Wasteland on scouting missions or defending the Vault from attack.


Fallout 4 (2015)

Set in the city of Boston, players assumes control of the “Sole Survivor” who emerges from a long-term cryogenic stasis in Vault 111 after witnessing the murder of their spouse and kidnapping of their only child, and ventures out into the Commonwealth to search for their missing child.


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