10 Best Games Like Fallout 4
Top 10 Games Like Fallout 4
Avalanche Studios and id Software merged forces to create the truly awe-inspiring first-person shooter that is Rage 2. The game takes place in a massive open-world granting players the ability to roam anywhere and reduce buildings to rubble, reduce enemies to corpses, and vehicles to pieces of flaming metal. Rage 2 has many aspects of its gameplay that are reminiscent of Fallout 4, making it relatively simple to get into had you played Bethesda Game Studios’ post-nuclear apocalyptic action RPG.
Mad Max is a game based on the hit Mad Max franchise so it makes sense that the game possesses many elements from the films that are readily identifiable by its fans. In an effort to capture the Mad Max essence, Avalanche Studios set the game in a massive open-world where players control Max Rockatansky as he progresses through the wasteland, building a vehicle, the “Magnum Opus”. The game can easily be likened to Fallout 4 as it provides a similar level of legislative freedom in a lawless, post-apocalyptic environment.
On February 14, 2019, 4A Games’ labour of love, Metro Exodus was released to the gaming world. For the developers, congratulations are in order as the game’s reception has been wonderful. The post-apocalyptic, open-world game has been the recipient of overwhelmingly positive reviews, placing it in the same conversation of another post-apocalyptic juggernaut, Fallout 4. Grab a copy of Metro Exodus for PS4, Xbox One or PC so you too can flee the shattered ruins of the Moscow Metro.
Dying Light offers a post-apocalyptic, open-world adventure where players can freely roam as they would in Bethesda Game Studios’ Fallout 4. However, Techland’s enhanced its survival game with the addition of the ravenous undead, Zombies. In Dying Light, you spend your time to scavenge for necessary supplies, crafting weapons in an effort to preserve a life constantly threatened by hordes of the infected. Dying Light is available for the Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4.
ATOM RPG is a post-apocalyptic indie game created by AtomTeam. In the game’s official description it is well documented that it draws inspiration from Fallout and everyone who has had the pleasure of playing it can attest to it playing like Fallout too. In Atom, your primary task is to explore the wild and wondrous world of the Soviet Wasteland and investigate a shadowy conspiracy, geared towards destroying all life on Earth. ATOM RPG is currently available for PC through Steam.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is a first-person shooter survival horror game developed by Ukrainian game developer GSC Game World and published by THQ. It can be likened to Fallout 4 if you minus the grim undertone and add an open world. However, S.T.A.L.K.E.R takes place in an arena called the Zone, which is based on the real-life Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Another plus to the game is the fact that it is highly optimized even lower-end PC’s run it seamlessly.
Guerrilla Games’ action-role-playing game Horizon Zero Dawn is one of their most celebrated titles and for good reasons. It can serve as a suitable substitute for Fallout enthusiasts who would like to try something along the same lines. Players report it having high replayability having combed through its content on numerous accounts. As a testament to its quality, Horizon Zero Dawn has sold over 10 million copies, qualifying it as the third-best-selling PlayStation 4 game.
Borderlands 2 is among the prestigious lot of games to receive a perfect score of 10 out of 10 on Steam. It was released in 2012 and has garnered many accolades since. The multi-award-winning co-op shooter bears a number of similarities to Fallout 4 which is understandable considering both games are heavily cheered by the masses. Gearbox Software has certainly found the perfect formula, and you can find a lot of enjoyment through playing it. Borderlands 2 is available for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
BioShock is 2K Boston’s very successful job at the first-person shooter genre. The game has been out for well over a decade yet still, critics place it in the company of 2015’s Fallout 4. In the game, you play as Jack, a survivor of a plane crash who must now survive the many perils of a run-down city. The main rationale for the games being contrasted by critics is, both are story-based action games with a first-person shooter gameplay. BioShock is available for Xbox One, PC and the PlayStation 4.
The Last Of Us 2 is one of the most highly-anticipated titles currently, which the appropriate response considering the overwhelmingly positive reviews its predecessor garnered. It has not yet been released but based on what the developers divulged and the predecessor, The Last of Us 2 will mirror some aspects of Fallout 4. However, while both are story-based action games, players will expect The Last of Us 2 to be more focused on the immersive story elements that made The Last of Us a hit.
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