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Gaming: Bethesda settles suit accusing Westworld of replicating Fallout Shelter; Nintendo smashes Amazon; more

Bethesda Softworks has settled its lawsuit against the makers of a Westworld-themed game that accused the HBO-based mobile title of a very Westworld-sounding transgression: playing copycat.

Gaming: Hearthstone alums whip up something Marvel-ous; Game Boy controller mod; more

A core group of game designers with a deep pedigree in Blizzard’s sprawling World of Warcraft playground reportedly are making the jump to something Marvel-ous: a mysterious new title set in the

Game designer hijacks Roomba to create Doom levels based on your house

Stay with us for a minute on this one: A veteran game designer has figured out how to give players a distinct home-field advantage in the Doom video game universe, using the scanning power of a robot
‘Fallout 76’ Cheaters Can Apparently Reverse Bans With Homework

‘Fallout 76’ Cheaters Can Apparently Reverse Bans With Homework

Bethesda Game Studios recently banned some players who were cheating or modding in the online role-playing game “Fallout 76.” But, if the guilty parties want back into the developer’s good graces,

Gaming: The Walking Dead gets an Epic exclusive; Fallout 76’s game plan; Spidey’s old new suit

The last mile of the The Walking Dead’s long and winding path to completion will be played out on the Epic Games Store, thanks to a publishing agreement that will make the remaining episodes in The
Bethesda will ship real canvas bags to $200 Fallout 76 edition owners

Bethesda will ship real canvas bags to $200 Fallout 76 edition owners

Bethesda is trying to make up for a mistake where it sent out nylon bags to customers who were expecting a canvas bag with their $200 purchase.
'Fallout 76' banning homophobic players exposes a bigger problem

'Fallout 76' banning homophobic players exposes a bigger problem

When AJ from Chicago found himself face-to-face with homophobic Fallout 76 players who threatened to "eliminate all gays," he seized the only option that was available: he captured video of the
‘The Elder Scrolls: Blades’ Delayed to 2019

‘The Elder Scrolls: Blades’ Delayed to 2019

“The Elder Scrolls: Blades” won’t be released on Android and iOS devices until early 2019, according to the official Twitter page for The Elder Scrolls. The game was announced during E3 with an

Gaming: Switch targets console crown; Army gets real with HUD tech; TES Blades delayed

The Nintendo Switch has been a phenomenal seller, flying off shelves at a pace just beneath that of the legendary Wii, a console that transcended gaming to enter the wider pop culture mainstream.

Gaming: PS Classic reviews mixed, New LEGO Movie game inbound, fixing Fallout 76

With the PlayStation Classic set to bring ‘90s nostalgia back to store shelves next week, early reviews for Sony’s shrunk-down throwback console are starting to trickle in — and they’re all over the

Gaming: John Carpenter reviews Fallout 76, China’s Winnie the Pooh problem, and more

Fallout 76 may have debuted to less-than-radiant critical reviews, most of which hold out hope that the online-only game will eventually mature into a less lonely, more polished affair as Bethesda
Video Game Review: ‘Fallout 76’

Video Game Review: ‘Fallout 76’

At the beginning of “Fallout 76,” you emerge from a shelter beneath the earth and venture outwards onto a planet destroyed by bombs. Survivors lived outside for a time afterward, but they’re all gone

Gaming: Nukes nuke Fallout 76 servers; a big new trailer for Half-Life fans

Fallout 76 hasn’t even been out a week yet, and already some dedicated fans are finding a way to coordinate spectacular late-game, apocalyptic nuclear launch strikes on a scale that Bethesda might not

Gaming: FF XIV unveils Shadowbringers, Borderlands in VR, the future of Fallout 76

Just in time for its fifth birthday, the sprawling world of Eorzea is about to get a lot bigger. Square Enix has just revealed Shadowbringers, the next major expansion coming to Final Fantasy XIV.
Push to Talk, Other Tweaks Coming to ‘Fallout 76’ Soon, First Patch Hits Next Week

Push to Talk, Other Tweaks Coming to ‘Fallout 76’ Soon, First Patch Hits Next Week

“Fallout 76” gets its first patch on Monday and the developer plans to deliver a slew of tweaks to the game — including increasing the stash limit and delivering both push to talk and a field of view

Gaming: Final Fantasy XV abruptly final; YouTube app on Switch; glowing Fallout stamps

In an abrupt change that really brings home the final in Final Fantasy, Square Enix has canceled nearly all the remaining Final Fantasy XV downloadable story content that fans had been expecting to
‘Fallout 76’ Beta Bug Forces Some to Redownload Massive Game

‘Fallout 76’ Beta Bug Forces Some to Redownload Massive Game

A partial system outage created havoc with the BethesdaNet forums and forced some players to redownload the nearly 48GB “Fallout 76” beta code just hours before the latest test was to go live. About 5

Gaming: PlayStation Classic lineup includes MGS, Resident Evil; live action Fallout 76 trailer

You’ve never seen Deathclaws, power armor, and Mister Handy robots until you’ve seen them in live action — and until this week, that meant you hadn’t seen these, and tons more instantly-recognizable
Fallout 76 beta: Here are the start times for each platform

Fallout 76 beta: Here are the start times for each platform

Bethesda has shared its outline for upcoming Fallout 76 beta sessions. These tests will last for two-to-seven hours over the next several days.
Fallout 76 beta: Start date and times for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Fallout 76 beta: Start date and times for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

The Fallout 76 beta test is starting on Xbox One, but you'll have to wait to get it on PlayStation 4 and PC. The beta is also running in 4-hour bursts.