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After 2,5 years of development, Wasteland 2, a single player post-apocalyptic RPG developed and published by inXile Entertainment, was released today and is available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X on GOG.com, Steam or Humble Bundle Store.

Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 is the direct sequel to 1988's Wasteland RPG, which is considered to be the inspiration behind the Fallout series, and it was developed thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign which received almost $3,000,000 in funding.

Below you can watch the Wasteland 2 Combat Trailer as well as the launch trailer, to get an idea on what the game is about:

(direct video link)

(direct video link)

Wasteland 2 is a turn-based tactical combat game set in an alternate history timeline, in which a nuclear holocaust took place in 1998. The game features hundreds of characters, thousands of variations on your Rangers' appearance along with over 150 weapons, dozens of skills and more. You can read more about it on Wikipedia.

On Linux, Wasteland 2 has the following minimum system requirements:
  • Processor: 2.4ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 or Radeon HD 4850 (512 MB VRAM)
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB available space

Buy Wasteland 2

Buy Wasteland 2 ($39.99 for the classic edition and $59.99 for the Digital Deluxe Edition*)

If you buy the game via GOG.com, you can download it using lgogdownloader, a tool which supports resuming unfinished downloads along with other useful features.

* The Deluxe Edition comes with free copies of Wasteland 1 and The Bard's Tale games)

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