Fallout 4 Ultimate Guide

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Fallout 4 is finally upon us, and like previous games in this heralded series, it's a sprawling, involving, and at times complex experience that defies easy explanation. With that in mind, we've forged ahead into the wilds of Boston to present you with a comprehensive list of tips, tricks, advice, and guides to help make your adventure in the irradiated wastes just a little bit easier. And keep coming back here as the days and weeks progress for even more Fallout 4 goodness.

Beginner's Guide to Fallout 4

Are you a newcomer to the Fallout series? Then check out this handy guide explaining everything you need to know to get started.

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Every S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Perk in Fallout 4

Perks can be the difference between success and failure in Fallout 4. We've compiled all of the available S.P.E.C.I.A.L. perks here so you can plan out how your character grows as you rack up the hours in Fallout 4.

Top Places to Loot in Your First Few Hours in Fallout 4

The wasteland is a large, intimidating place, especially in the first few hours of your Fallout 4 experience. We've compiled the best places to find gear, meds, and loot in and around the starting zone of the game to give you the best chance of survival.

Fallout 4 Essential Tips

It's a tough life out there, but we can make it a little easier for you with these essential gameplay tips. Stay sharp Vault Dweller!

Fallout 4 Graphics Comparison

Which platform makes post-apocalyptic Boston shine the brightest? Check out our graphics comparison to find out!

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Five Secret Video Games You Can Play in Fallout 4

Video games are inside Fallout 4 (ones you can play in your in-game Pip Boy, at any rate). Danny O'Dwyer tracks them down and tells you what's worth your time.

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Beginner's Guide to Base Building

Base building in Fallout 4 can be a complex endeavour, but we've put together this handy video to show you the ropes.

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Check Out Some 1080p/60fps PC footage of Fallout 4 in Action

The PC is the platform where Fallout 4's visuals shine, and we've recorded some gameplay to show off Fallout at its best.

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A Visual Journey Through Fallout 4

It may not be the most graphically outstanding game, but Fallout 4 still manages to pump out some impressive vistas. Check out some of our favorite views from within the game in this gallery.

Fallout 4 - The Ultimate Character Building Guide

It's a difficult task trying figure out what all the different S.P.E.C.I.A.L stats and perks do. Luckily, we've made a video that gives you the full rundown on what you need to know to better understand these concepts to build the best character you can!

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Fallout 4 - How Hard is Survival Mode?

A new difficulty mode called Survival Mode is in Fallout 4, but how hard is it? Is it anything like Fallout: New Vegas' Hardcore mode? Find out what we discovered in the video below.

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How to Find Fallout 4’s Rarest Crafting Components

Are you coming up short on crafting components needed to customize weapons and armor? Fortunately for you, we've compiled details on where to find the best sources of adhesive, ballistics fiber, acid, and other precious materials!

Fallout 4 Companion Starter Guide

Want to know more about the Fallout 4's different companions but don't know where to find them or how you can get them to join you? Check out our quick starter guide! If you're looking for a more complete look at every companion in the game, check out our more in-depth guide here.

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How to Romance Companions in Fallout 4

New to Fallout 4 is the ability to romance your companions. Here's a guide on how to romance your ideal companion and the sorts of behavior they like/dislike.

Fallout 4's Junk Jet - Everything You Need to Know

Fallout 4 features an over-the-top weapon called the Junk Jet, which fires various junk items you find throughout the world. Here's where to find it and what you need to know before using it!

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Top Fallout 4 PC Console Command Cheats

Like previous PC versions of Bethesda games, Fallout 4 also has plenty of console commands that you can take advantage of. Take a look at the best ones we've found so far!

Best Fallout 4 PC Mods

Fallout 4 has only been out for a few weeks, but there are already plenty of mods available for the PC version. Here's some of the best ones so far.

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