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Reins on a Radroach: Fallout Shelter on A Console

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Welcome to Fallout Shelter!

I played it on mobile and I loved it. Somehow,  Bethesda looked at a port to console and thought, “what if we just made it impossible to control? Yes! That’s the ticket.”

You cannot tell me that is as easy or intuitive as tap & drag. It’s just not. It’s like trying to ride a Radroach; wiggly, fiddly and not at all robust (I imagine).

The controls are the ONLY reason why; although I got to lvl 100 on the mobile version, there’s no chance these dwellers will live past level ten. I just can’t get them out of harms way fast enough.

Hear more about it on this week’s episode of Retro Rebel Podcast.

Amanda cut her teeth on her dads old Tandy before graduating to SNES and beyond. An accomplished guild leader in multiple titles and sucker for console RPGs; Amanda spends most of her free time with a bit of tech in her hands. With a life philosophy derived from a Spock quote and more passport stamps then shoes; she is a well-traveled nerd with the urge to pontificate.