West Virginia researchers to study how ‘Fallout 76’ influences perceptions of state

MORGANTOWN — The release of “Fallout 76” will put three WVU researchers to work as they study how the game’s post-apocalyptic depictions of West Virginia influence perceptions of the state and its people.
The prequel to the Fallout video game series will have video-gamers blasting away mutated monsters, exploring nuked country roads and rebuilding America, a noble duty that begins in virtual West Virginia, according to a press release from WVU.

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