Why ‘Fallout’ Is the Best Nuclear War Story Ever Told
This article was originally published on June 26, 2015. I wandered the wastelands, desperately searching for a water chip to fix a broken machine and save my people. I spent countless hours searching the California wastes for a Garden of Eden Creation Kit so I could feed a starving... Read more
Just How Realistic Is ‘Fallout 4’s’ Post-Apocalypse Anyway?
This article originally appeared at Motherboard. The first time you step out of the protective vault and into the irradiated wasteland of Boston in Fallout 4, taking in the devastation can be overwhelming. For two decades, the Fallout series has explored life after the bombs fell. But sorting fact... Read more
‘Fallout 4’ and the Great American Uranium Rush
I notice the song somewhere north of Diamond City. I’m working my way back to Sanctuary Hills and had just killed a feral ghoul. The radio blares to block out the sound of gunfire and crumbling buildings. It’s 2287 and the Boston Commonwealth is an irradiated hellscape. I’d heard... Read more

Matthew Gault

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