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Fallout Shelter app review: not your typical gaming experience

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Introduction

If you're getting tired of the same old same old when it comes to games then you will want to check out the Fallout Shelter app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone. This one has a unique premise and gaming experience that will draw you in from the moment you launch it. Your goal in this app is to build a vault underground that will keep your citizens happy. Keep in mind you need this vault to be comfortable, entertaining, and safe for them. What seems like a relatively simple task actually requires quite a bit of thought, planning, and strategizing.

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Fallout Shelter

Free

Build them the Perfect Vault

Your task is simple in the Fallout Shelter app: you need to build the perfect vault underground in which the “Dwellers” can live, feel safe, feel challenged, and happy. The vault has been built to keep them safe from the Wasteland which is filled with all kinds of horrible dangers. You are working to offer a bright and prosperous future to these Dwellers so you’re going to have to think through your actions and plan things out. Your vault is located 2,000 feet underground and as you build it you'll be able to choose from all kinds of luxurious and modern rooms to ensure your Dwellers are comfortable.

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This game is a new release and is free to play however there are in-app purchases available. These purchases range in price from $0.99 to $19.99. The app requires iOS 7.0 or later to use and currently has four out of five stars from customers. Players are loving the premise of the game, the options you have, and the graphics. Because this is a new release it doesn’t yet have any updates.

How to Keep Your Dwellers Happy

Keeping your Dwellers happy in the Fallout Shelter app isn’t as easy as you may think. You’re going to have to spend time getting to know them so you know what it is that will make them happy. It's important to create beautiful surroundings but also the perfect job for each person, clothing they love, weapons that will ensure they can protect their home, and of course training to keep them well-prepared for dangers that may face them.

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Part of your tasks is also to head above ground and actually explore the dangerous Wasteland and ensure your Dwellers come back safe. While exploring you'll be looking to collect various items along the way that can help you out.

Fallout Shelter

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Build an underground Vault to keep Dwellers safe and happy
  • Get to know each of your Dwellers
  • Explore the surface known as the Wasteland and collect items
  • The graphics are incredible
  • The gameplay is challenging and addictive

Cons

  • Some users have found minor problems with the game controls
  • You may find yourself having to make in-app purchases

Final Thoughts

The Fallout Shelter for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone proves to be quite the challenge and thanks to these incredible graphics and the storyline you’ll find it hard to put down.

 

Fallout Shelter

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