Fallout 4 is an exceptional game developed by Bethesda and which won the game of the year award, British Academy Games Award, and also the best game award at Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.
Fallout 4 starts from where Fallout 3 left the world. And the expansion in the new Fallout 4 game is way more than we expected. There are many options to pick, more action, more guns, more depth in personality building and more enemies. If you have not played the Fallout 4 yet and you love RPG gaming, we recommend you to start playing it right now. We assure you that you will spend hundreds of hours into the game but still won’t be able to explore everything in the game.
Fallout 4 starts giving you a look at the world that the gamers left in the last game. The game allows you to select your gender, and make other important decisions so that you can mold your character in any way you want after you wake up in a post-apocalyptic world in the city of Boston.
Literally, the world of Fallout 4 is really very huge. There is a huge wasteland in front of you when you leave the vault. There is a main quest that the players can follow, but in addition to that, there are many side missions as well that you will have to finish as well to increase your skills and develop your character abilities. The best part of the game is that you can take your character and make him or her whatever you want, a loving person, an evil death machine, it’s all your choice.
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The game is very long, and you will obviously need some other games as well as you cant keep it playing continuously. And this is the reason why we have listed some of the best games similar to Fallout 4, Have a look at them below:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The best alternative to Fallout 4 is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The Elder Scrolls V is an epic game and a classic RPG game that was released back in the year 2011. It was one of the first game that offered such a huge open fantasy world to the gamers. Elder Scrolls V was developed by Bethesda as well. It is not just any normal game, but the details in the environment are very detailed. The players have an option to chose their character they want to play. You can play as an elf, orc, wood elf, redgaurd etc. Even when you are roaming around the game, you can wind the wild forest around you and could even interact with it.
When you start the game, you are directly taken to a killing block for beheading but it is interrupted by a huge dragon. In the hustle, your character escapes after which you are taught the basics and different features of the game.
After you are done with the tutorial, you are set loose in the huge immersive world to do whatever you want. As you complete different side quests and main story missions, you develop your skills and even attain new abilities for fighting the enemies. The fantasy world also brings dragons and other mystical characters in front of you. And if you are skilled enough, you can even ride a dragon in the game.
There are a lot of similarities between Elder Scroll V: Skyrim and Fallout 4 in the core gameplay. You have a huge world, its just the sword, bows and arrows are replaced with heavy machine guns. If you prefer gameplay over graphics, you should definitely play this classic RPG title.
Far Cry 4
If you like the open world element more than the role-playing, Far Cry 4 is the best game for you. With excellent graphics and super interactive environment, Far Cry 4 is a perfect game to play with nature, wild animals and weapons. However, the plot of Far Cry 4 is not as good as we saw in Far Cry 2 and Far Cry 3. However, the huge number of gameplay options cover up for that depression. In the game, you take up the character of a guy named Ajay Ghale who is a Kyrati-American. He was born in Kyrat and he has returned to his birthplace to pay respect to his mother’s ashes and lay them to rest. There is no such place as Kyrat but the fictional place in the game is situated in the Himalayas. The game begins on a bus which is taking you to Kyrat. However, it is overtaken by some loyalist soldiers. There is a person who takes you in out from the chaos, Pagan Min. he is a psychopath who is also the main villain of the game. We don’t see the developers committing the same mistake again that they did in Far Cry 3, i.e. killing the main and interesting character in the middle of the game.
In the game, the player has to hunt different animals, use stealth and different types of weapons for different missions to survive. But you might find the gameplay a bit repetitive after a point of time. We really hope that they come up with a better gameplay formula in their next title to the franchise. It is important because many other similar games are already close to almost non-repetitive gameplay. But the map of the game saves it from being just another annoying open world RPG game. You have a massive huge map in front of you to explore with different kind of animals and creatures living in it. Also, you have some more tasks apart from side quests. You need to get animal skins as well as craft them with other items to upgrade your inventory as well as some of the inventory items.
All in all, the gameplay is much better than the previous version. You will love running around huge terrain and mountains, killing all the enemies that you find in your path, gunning and bombing enemy bases riding on an elephant. You don’t have to care about the character’s personality and skill development in this game, which might be a relief for many of the gamers who just wish to enjoy a huge world open shooting without much character detail.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Paid features excellent game design coming from Hideo Kojima. Phantom Pain starts from where the previous game Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes ended. After surviving a deadly helicopter crash, Big Boss is into a coma. You listen David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold The World” in the background building up the tension, fear, and frustration in the gamer’s mind. You will start expecting too much after the starting scene, but the game does not build up to that level.
You take up the role of Big Boss who has a huge responsibility of rebuilding a military force to save the world from a no-faced madman. In the game, you are accompanied by a Soviet cowboy, a sniper, a one-legged drill sergeant and a couple of more soldiers whom you recruit to fight beside you. You are in Afghanistan which is occupied by the Soviet Union in the early eighties.
Apart from the main mission, you have various side quests to complete, a huge list of firearms which can be easily modified and a customizable robotic arm as well. There is a huge improvement in the gameplay as well. In previous games, if you are spotted, your game was over for you, at least for the beginners and occasional gamers. However, in the new Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, you have got a lot of options to get rid of such situations. You can easily call for an airstrike, could take out a rocket launcher, as for an attack chopper on the radio and what not. You have a huge number of choices and we would like to recommend this to players who would like a lot of challenging gunfights and stealth action in their game. It is one of the best game you can play if you like Fallout 4.
The Witcher 3
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story of betrayal and intrigue. This role-playing game is deep and dense just like the other two installments of the franchise. It packs in a massive open world environment that offers you a lot to learn and is really fun to explore as well. There are a whole day and night as well as a complete weather system that makes the game environment even more live.
Before we enter any other sections of the game, we would like to praise the huge environment it offers to us. It is big enough to make you lost. The minimap helps you to stay on track, but still, this much huge fantasy open world always invites you to discover new things. It is so big that you would not get bored of it, even after playing the game for hundreds of hours.
The main story of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is strong but not the best part about it. It is the two maps that you have to discover and the things hiding in it. You start the game as the main character Geralt, who is in search of his surrogate daughter Ciri and his lost lover Yennifer. You do not need any info from the previous games to play the latest Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
The game gets better when you start exploring things away from the main storyline. There are different Witcher contracts that come from the fortress and muddy hamlets. You can make use of the different Witcher senses to know the whereabouts of different beasts roaming around in the forest and try to learn what you can from there. Small battles and defeating bosses in these small fight gives you experience and attributes to upgrade your skills.
There are dragons, elves, magic and whatnot, all that set up in the medieval European era. The atmosphere brings different objects like plants and trees to life. The combat mechanism of The Witcher: Wild Hunt is way more streamlined when compared to the previous Witcher games. You have physical swords as well as magic to deal with various kinds of attacks. There are various kinds of enemies, that can kill you or can take a huge portion of your health if you are not careful with them. You also have potions that can help you regain or boost your health and other powers.
All in all, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an amazing game that we would like to recommend to you if you really love RPG and open world game.
Mass Effect 2
If you have played the first Mass Effect game, do not make the mistake to link it to the second Mass Effect game. We have an impressive game from the BioWare developers which features a lot of uncertainty in the game beginning from the first scene of the game.
You will find a lot of things different in Mass Effect 2 when compared to the original Mass Effect. When you start playing the game, you will find that it is mostly a story driven game that is more or less related to the original title despite some major differences. If you wish to know what happened in the previous, there is a comic book feature in the game which tells you everything that happened in the previous game.
It is very hard to put Mass Effect 2 in one particular genre. We could take it as a combination of many genres. It is basically an RPG game which has a lot of open-world sensibilities, action, shooting, adventure, futurism, sci-fi element and what not. However, a lot of emphases is made on the character building rather than building up other things that were not that much liked by gamers in the previous game.
The game is based on a parallel universe where human beings have found an alien race. You also run in into a bunch of new species but the humans have lost the galactic trust as well as the identity in front of a new upcoming threat, in between which, your character makes an entry.
There are a lot of choices to make in the game, each one of which may lead you to a different and real outcome. However, you can’t just make all the harsh decisions to become the villain and destroying everything in the choices you make here are going to reflect in the upcoming Mass Effect 3 game.
During the major portion of the game, you will be spending a lot of time in recruiting different team members coming from far ends of the galaxy. However, each and every member you recruit is important as play an important role in stopping the Collectors. You will have to meet each member personally and grow your relationship with them so that they treat you well in the lime of need. You might have to do various quests for them or listen to their stories. You can also take your relationship with a character to the next level and turn them romantic in case you desire more than friendship from a particular character in the game.
Another great thing about this game is that everything is very detailed. Even when you are in combat or in a conversation, or on another planet. Yes, you need to travel from planet to planet in order to mine minerals that will help you upgrade your ship, your armor as well as your weapons. You can do this while you are on a side mission or just roaming about with an aim to upgrade everything you have.
This is a must play for those who love the character development in RPG games. There is a lot of decision making in Mass Effect 2 just like Fallout 4. It is slow but really deep as well as intense. Mass Effect 2 is huge, detailed and fun to play the game with interesting characters, smart decision making and a lot of adventure.