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Shack Reels: Fallout 4: Character Creation Preview

By Shack Staff, Nov 09, 2015 7:41am PST

Take a look at all of the customization options you'll have at your disposal when you first start playing Fallout 4.


Fallout 4 Review: War Only Slightly Changes

By Steve Watts, Nov 09, 2015 5:00am PST

Fallout 4 is another tense and enthralling romp through the Wasteland, but it's not quite the revolutionary experience you may have come to expect given the long hiatus. Our review.


"Great review, and writing. This has been my review of your review."

- Subterranean Jenkem Farmer see all 65 comments

Fallout 4 - Here's How Many Special Points You Start Out With

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2015 5:00am PST

We know you're dying to know just how many S.P.E.C.I.A.L. points you're going to start out with in Fallout 4, so let us clear up this confusion for you as well as offer tips on how to increase your base stats.


Prepare For Imminent Wasteland Exploration With The Fallout 4 Companion App

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 05, 2015 8:03am PST

Get ready to hole up for the next few weeks when Fallout 4 releases.


"The minigame on the demo mode is pretty fun all things considered. It gonna be pretty cool if ..."

- sarcaz see all 16 comments

Watch Fallout 4's Vault Boy die in horrific ways in one single GIF

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2015 9:55am PDT

The Vault Boy has had quite the last couple of weeks in his adventures across the wasteland. Unfortunately, he's died in a number horrific ways.


Doom Closed Alpha kicks off Oct. 23; new gameplay video highlights tons of mayhem

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2015 7:19am PDT

id software has announced the Doom Closed Alpha will begin in just under 24 hours, and to celebrate, the studio has released a gameplay trailer showing off what participants can expect.


"It's so painful watching this played with a gamepad. Looks fun, but hard to tell like that. ..."

- Finchypoo see all 3 comments

New Fallout 4 trailer has Lady Luck on its side

By Daniel Perez, Oct 21, 2015 7:25am PDT

Bethesda has released a new trailer for Fallout 4 that takes a look at what makes Vault Dwellers S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Today's video is all about Luck, which just may be the most important stat considering its benefits.


"I always try to max out my luck as much as possible. Makes for some entertaining moments."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 9 comments

Fallout 4 gameplay trailer snuck into Fallout Shelter update video

By Daniel Perez, Oct 16, 2015 8:47am PDT

Bethesda snuck new gameplay footage from Fallout 4 inside of a promotional video for Fallout Shelter's new update.


"IDK the faces look great compared to any other Bethesda game in recent memory. The only thing ..."

- DandySlayer see all 10 comments

The Evil Within Complete Walkthrough

By Shack Staff, Oct 15, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Our complete walkthrough of Bethesda's survival horror, The Evil Within.


Fallout Shelter update adds Survival Mode and iOS-exclusive Piper

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2015 11:23am PDT

Those that have been able to ween themselves away from Fallout Shelter may want to look back, as Bethesda has offered a new update.


"The new character is really helpful in the early part of the game."

- baron calamity see all 2 comments

New Fallout 4 trailer takes live-action approach to wandering the wasteland

By Daniel Perez, Oct 15, 2015 7:20am PDT

Bethesda has published a new trailer for Fallout 4, but instead of using in-game CGI, the publisher decided to go a live-action approach to wandering the wastelands.


"It's fascinating to see how FO4's marketing thus far has shown absolutely nothing substantially ..."

- Xulu see all 9 comments

New Doom beta will feature 6v6 Team Deathmatch, Revenant Demon, and more

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2015 8:31am PDT

New information regarding the upcoming Doom beta has surfaced thanks to a new website that helps players confirm their eligibility. We now know how many maps, game modes, weapons, and more will be included.


"I bought Wolfenstein new order during the summer. Where would I get the code?"

- phipple see all 10 comments

New Fallout 4 trailer sidesteps attacks with its incredible Agility

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2015 7:17am PDT

Bethesda has released a new trailer for Fallout 4 that takes a look at what makes Vault Dwellers S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Today's video is all about Agility, which we think will help make us the perfect killer in the wasteland.


"I really look forward to these. This should be a TV cartoon show."

- rtricoche see all 3 comments

Fallout 4 Loot Crate available for purchase again

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 12:54pm PDT

The special Fallout 4 Limited Edition Crate from Loot Crate is once again available for purchase. If you missed your chance the first time it was available, you better act fast as we're sure they'll sell out quick.


Fallout 4 System Specs Announced

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2015 8:25am PDT

Find out if your rig can handle the next journey into the wasteland.


"My processor is a little low, but probably doable. My GTX 460 won't cut it though."

- Sideways Bob see all 75 comments