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  • Ausir

    Fallout tidbits 2011-03

    April 24, 2011 by Ausir

    While we all eagerly await more news about the upcoming Fallout: New Vegas add-ons Honest Hearts, Old World Blues and Lonesome Road, as well as tomorrow's patch (at least for the PC), here's a collection various other Fallout-related bits.

    My Fallout: New Vegas Tour is a blog run by Chris Worth, documenting his trip around the Mojave, in search of places featured in Fallout: New Vegas. It features some great comparisons of in-game locations with their real-world equivalents, with lots of pictures!


    Destructoid has an article titled "Who wants to be the bad guy?" about how playing an evil character is handled in various games. Here's a snippet:


    Bethesda's Pete Hines talks to Gamesindustry.biz about Bethesda in general:


    No Mutants Allowed reviews Dead Money.


    NMA also reviews the fan-made online game based on Fallout and Fallout 2 - FOnline 2238, and brings news of a press release from the team making Mutants Rising, an ambitious Fallout 2 mod.

    Fallout: New Vegas is now available on the Xbox 360 Games on Deman…





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  • Ausir

    Fallout tidbits 2011-02

    April 10, 2011 by Ausir

    While we all eagerly await more news about the upcoming Fallout: New Vegas add-ons, here's a collection various other Fallout-related bits.

    Chris Avellone held a "design a perk" twitter contest recently. You can read the best entries on his blog. Now he has another one for you (inspired by our very own release of the Fallout film treatment):


    The Internet Movie Database lists actress Michelle Bonilla credited for Fallout: New Vegas as a character called "White Legs". Sounds like a tribal name to me. Maybe she'll be one of the Ciphers?

    If you still don't have Fallout: New Vegas for some reason, you can now buy it for only $19.99 at GameStop for the PC, PS3 and 360 alike.

    The first Fallout: New Vegas add-on, Dead Money, is finally available on Steam for the 1C/Cenega edition of the game, available in Czech Republic, Poland, Russia and some other countries.

    Fallout is one of the contenders for the title of best video game franchise at G4TV. In the first two rounds, it defeated Civilization and Gears of War


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  • Ausir

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites the public to vote on which examples of video game art out of the 240 nominees should be displayed at their upcoming "Art of Video Games" exhibit.

    A voting site has been set up, with a rather questionable division into eras, platforms and genres. You can vote for one of three games in each of the 80 categories - the winners will be displayed at the museum starting March 16, 2012.

    The nominees were chosen by Chris Melissinos, the founder of a website called Past Pixels for "their graphic excellence, artistic intent and innovative game design" and approved by a board comprised of developers, publishers, academics and gaming press.

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum has invited the public to vote on which examples of video game visuals will be displayed at an upcoming "Art of Video Games" exhibit.


    Among other nominees, there are three that are probably of most interest for The Vault readers - the original Fallout in the PC/adventure section of Era …


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  • Ausir

    Concept artist Wesley Burt of Massive Black, a company contracted by Bethesda, has posted some of the art he made for Fallout 3 add-ons and Fallout: New Vegas:

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  • Ausir

    VG247 interviews Pete Hines

    January 26, 2011 by Ausir

    VG247, which has been teasing us with bits of the piece for the last week, has finally posted the whole interview with Pete Hines. Here's a snippet:


    For more information about the Creation Engine, which will be featured in Bethesda's upcoming The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, check out our Skyrim Wiki!

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  • Ausir

    Matt Chat has the second part of the interview with Brian Fargo, the founder of Interplay (currently at inXile Entertainment). This time it focuses on Wasteland, the predecessor of Fallout, as well as on Fallout itself.


    You can learn more about the original Wasteland at our Wasteland Wiki. For information about Hunted: The Demon's Forge, the upcoming game Fargo is working for now (published by Bethesda Softworks), see our Hunted Wiki.

    The third part of the interview is also coming up.

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  • Ausir

    ]] Bethesda Blog brings news of Fallout Quest, a "demake" of Fallout 3 as an 8-bit Japanese RPG, created to promote the Fallout games in Japan and released as a Flash game on Bethesda website (in Japanese only). You can play it here.

    If you can speak Japanese, post your translation in the comments!

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  • Ausir

    Just for 16 more hours, you can buy Fallout: New Vegas 40% cheaper on Steam. If you already own Fallout 3, the discount is as high as 50%!

    You can also get the Bethesda Mega Pack, which includes Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, as well as Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, Rogue Warrior, Morrowind and Oblivion for 55% less.

    Additionally, the entire Bethesda catalogue on Steam has a 25% discount until January 2. And there's lots of other sales too.

    Merry Christmas, Vault Dwellers!

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  • Ausir

    Fallout tidbits 19-2010

    December 8, 2010 by Ausir

    Here's yet another roundup of minor Fallout-related tidbits. If you have more, please post them here in the comments.

    Wooz has discovered two previously unseen pieces of Fallout 3 concept art on Craig Mullins' website:


    IGN has an interesting article titled "Fallout: New Vegas -- Contrarian Corner". Here's a quote:


    Bethesda was visited by a power armored Santa.

    Otago Daily Times reviews Fallout: New Vegas, complaining about it being too big:


    The Kansas City Star recommends New Vegas as a Christmas gift:


    You can vote for Fallout: New Vegas as the RPG of the Year in a poll of Australian newspaper "The Age".

    At Stuff.tv you can win a PS3 and Fallout: New Vegas if you're a UK resident.

    This guy has a tattoo with not just Vault Boy, but a plethora of other game characters.

    Fallout: New Vegas is not in the top 10 in the UK charts anymore, but #11 is still a decent spot.

    And finally, the latest OXM speculates that ZeniMax might buy Obsidian next:


    I wouldn't be that surprised myself, but for now it sounds like simp…






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  • Ausir

    Fallout tidbits 18-2010

    December 6, 2010 by Ausir


    Here's yet another roundup of minor Fallout-related tidbits, for you to read while you wait for the new patch or for more info on Dead Money. If you have more, please post them here in the comments.

    Gamerzines decided not to wait for the year to even end, and has already named Fallout: New Vegas its RPG of the Year.

    Just Push Start has listed New Vegas as one of their GotY nominees and allows anyone to vote on their favorite game of 2010.

    Dark0one, the founder of the Nexus Network, has written article titled "Making mods mainstream".


    There's a bunch of new Fallout: New Vegas reviews:

    RPG Codex (5/5):


    ActionTrip (7.5/10):


    ShockBlast Media (91/100):


    Gettysburg Times:


    Maximum PC (8/10):


    Icon vs. Icon (4/5):


    London Evening Standard:


    South African newspaper The Witness recomments New Vegas as a Christmas gift:


    As does Cavalier Daily:


    While ABC offers Fallout 3 as a cheaper alternative:


    Ripten's cosplay spotlight features the T-45d power armor costume.

    New Vegas is still #2 on the latest Direct2Drive bestseller list.

    And…













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