Fallout 3: News In A Month

by Ed Lau on May 5, 2007


The Fallout series is right up there with the best games I’ve ever played so you could guess how ecstatic I was when I heard they were making a third. After the sequel came out in 1998 and Tactics in 2001, there were several false alarms on the development of Fallout 3 since the developer, Black Isles, went out of business shortly afterwards. Fortunately, Bethesda picked up the license and production officially began after they finished with The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. A trailer for the new game is set for June 5th on the official site.


The Fallout world is set after a massive nuclear world war and there’s glowing radioactive goo everywhere and mutants that want to kick your ass. The enviroment is a mix of 1950′s style and futuristic weapons like railguns and plasma rifles. The storylines and dialogue are well written but most of all, the turn-based combat system is fun as hell for an RPG. If you’ve never played it, I seriously recommend Fallout 2. It’s a pretty old game so it won’t be easy to find but I’m sure you can find it for a download since it’s probably not published anymore.

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David Wilkinson May 5, 2007 at 3:30 am

Hey Ed – call me blind, but I couldn’t seem to find a contact form on your blog. What the heck… ;)

Just wanted to say that I think your blog is fantastic! :D

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Briosafreak May 5, 2007 at 9:51 am

No no, the game is still published, you can find it in several budget versions, in CD or DVD.

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Leo May 5, 2007 at 10:21 am

Can’t wait for this game! I’ve still got the original Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel. All fun as hell and great classics!
Glad Bethesda took over too, if they take a franchise like Fallout and run it like they ran Oblivion, it should continue to be a great game.

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