Games set in the Fallout universe
The Fallout series is set in a post-apocalyptic world following a devastating nuclear war between the United States and China. The series is known for its retro-futuristic aesthetic, blending 1950s Americana with advanced technology and a desolate wasteland.
The first game, "Fallout", was released in 1997 by Interplay Entertainment. It is an isometric role-playing game (RPG) set in the year 2161, where the player assumes the role of a Vault Dweller tasked with finding a replacement water purification chip for their underground Vault, which is crucial for survival.
Throughout the series, players encounter mutated creatures, raiders, factions with conflicting ideologies, and remnants of pre-war society. The games offer expansive open-world environments, nonlinear gameplay, and moral choices that impact the storyline and world around them.