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Scavenge a post-apocalyptic Arizona in Wasteland 2 now via Steam Early Access


2:00 AM on 05.21.2014
Wasteland 2Scavenge a post-apocalyptic Arizona in Wasteland 2 now via Steam Early Access photo



Wasteland 2 is poised to ship at the end of August 2014, and you can play it right now via the Wasteland 2 Steam Early Access beta. Well, you can play the entire Arizona area of the game. That's still playing, kind of. Right? Sounds good enough for me.

inXile Entertainment's projected launch window means there isn't too much longer to wait before you can get your hands on the sequel to the predecessor to the Fallout series, and that's great news. Because I've been waiting for something to really scratch that Fallout itch, and nothing's been hitting the spot thus far.

Wasteland 2 is a turn-based RPG that follows an elite squad of desert Rangers who trek across a post-apocalyptic wasteland of a fallen America to come to the aid of the remaining human survivors of a world wracked with decay and radioactivity. A projected 50+ hour game with a word count "greater than the Lord of the Rings novels" sounds like something I want to get my hands on, so I'm tempted to see if the game, in Early Access form, lives up to the expectations set by the original Wasteland.

What do you say we check it out and report our findings, dear readers?





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3:45 PM on 08.19.2014
Wasteland 2 will be released on September 19

Just a few weeks ago, we let you know that the much anticipated Wasteland 2 was being delayed a few weeks into September. Now we've gotten word from inXile head Brian Fargo that the game will finally be with us on September 1...more



10:00 AM on 08.05.2014
Father of the Wasteland: How to trust your fans and revive a classic

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3:15 PM on 08.04.2014
Final version of Wasteland 2 likely delayed into September

Another day, another delay. It turns out that Wasteland 2 will be likely be missing the August launch date for a release in the first half of September instead. An update on the game's Kickstarter page revealed the delay is d...more



7:30 PM on 04.14.2014
A regular playthough of Wasteland 2 will take about 50 hours

After playing the beta on and off between updates, I've already figured that Wasteland 2 is going to be a big game. Developer inXile thinks it's going to to take at least 50 hours to play though the game which is a pretty big...more



1:00 AM on 02.26.2014
Here's the lowdown on Wasteland 2's big beta update

Typical, just when you mention how inXile was taking its time updating Wasteland 2, the studio releases a big update to its game. There's a lot of additions and changes in this update -- way too many to list here -- but they...more



2:00 PM on 02.22.2014
Wasteland 2 will be done 'when it's done'

Development on inXile's Wasteland 2 continues to rumble on after its release in beta form at the end of 2013. There's still no news on when the game will be complete and an update from inXile head Brian Fargo confirms th...more



5:45 PM on 12.16.2013
Steam Early Access: Waste some time with Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 finally hit beta for its Kickstarter backers. Those of you who adopted the John Dorian "wait and see" approach, however, are free to cackle embarrassingly at all the chumps who plunked down their coin mad early, b...more



9:30 AM on 12.12.2013
Wasteland 2 beta out for backers, coming to Steam soon

At last, backers of Wasteland 2 can start playing the beta on PC. If you log into your Ranger Center account, you can get a Steam key to start playing. To be eligible for beta access right now, you have to have been one ...more



3:45 PM on 11.08.2013
Wasteland 1 re-released on Steam and GOG.com

The classic 1988 computer role-playing game, Wasteland, will be available once again for you to purchase starting right now, to play on your modern computers from Steam and GOG.com. inXile, the studio working on Wasteland 2,...more




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