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Fallout On IGN Top 25 Of All Time
 
Fallout On IGN Top 25 Of All Time [ Game -> Editorial ]
Posted by King of Creation Fri 07 Aug 2009, 8:36 AM
More info on Game: Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game

IGN has published yet another top games of all time list, with the original Fallout clocking in at number 19.

Synopsis: Fallout really had it all: dynamic, believable characters, a quality of narrative and storytelling too rarely seen in games, and the opportunity for players to drastically affect how events proceeded. It was a game that above all else recognized and rewarded the player's free will. Fallout's fiction and game world were vivid, its character development system deep, and it possessed an often hilarious tongue-in-cheek sense of humor. Peering past the post-apocalyptic science fiction surface, deeper cultural themes become apparent, echoing notions of humanity's absurd fallacies hit on in novels like Walter M. Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz. Though games like Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, Planescape: Torment and plenty of others are all worthy of the PC RPG crown, this 1997 release from Interplay is our choice for the top of the heap.

It's funny that they say Fallout is better than Baldur's Gate II, but then they go and put Baldur's Gate at number 4 D:

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