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Fallout 4's latest patch eases the burden of settlement management, adds new effects

Fallout 4's latest patch eases the burden of settlement management, adds new effects

Eric Frederiksen

While Bethesda hasn’t made any announcements yet about downloadable content for Fallout 4, they are continuing to put out substantial updates the improve the game experience, even if in small ways. If you spend a lot of time in Fallout‘s build mode, one of the changes should make life a bit easier. Alongside that are general bug fixes and some PC-specific enhancements as well. The...

Fallout's Vault-Tec has a real phone number, but you'll be on hold for a while

Fallout's Vault-Tec has a real phone number, but you'll be on hold for a while

Eric Frederiksen

With the launch of Fallout 3 – not Fallout 4 – Bethesda launched a hotline as an Easter egg hidden in their game: 1-888-4-VAULT-TEC. For Fallout 4, though, it looks like Bethesda resurrected it. Or maybe, like a vault that continued to function despite the world changing above, it never went away. Either way, this number is your best hope of getting a spot in one of Vault-Tec’s...

Fallout 4's Remote Play controls on PS Vita are "great," designed by the guy who helped with Destiny's controls

Fallout 4's Remote Play controls on PS Vita are "great," designed by the guy who helped with Destiny's controls

Eric Frederiksen

If you’re looking forward to using the PlayStation 4’s Remote Play functionality with Fallout 4 this fall, developer Bethesda thinks you’ll be pleased. They chose not to stick with the default controls that come along with a standard Remote Play session. Instead, they had designer Josh Hamrick whip up some Vita-specific functionality that would suit Sony’s handheld a bit better. Hamrick...