Fallout 3 Summary
Get ready to break free from Vault 101 and explore the post-apocalyptic world of Capital Wasteland.
has just dashed hopes that The Game Awards 2014 would be hosting some of their yet-to-be-revealed gems, like a certain Fallout in the works, or more dabbling with ancient scrolls.
Instead they said their presence is in support of, developer of Wolfenstein: The New Order. It's disappointing news indeed, so let's hope others can make up for it.
This doesn't come as a huge surprise - Bethesda has officially confirmed that a recentfor a game called Fallout: Shadow of Boston was a hoax.
That title seemed to fit with documentation discoveredlast year suggesting a Boston setting for the next entry in the series, but it turns out fans eagerly anticipating Fallout 4 will have to wait a little longer.
Fallout: New Vegas lead designer and project director Josh Sawyer wants the 'road of agony' to continue with the next Fallout from Bethesda, saying he'd like to avoid the "black-and-white choice."
The post-apocalypse feels "more appropriate" when decisions are agonising, like we just got knifed. Sawyer points to Mad Max; even though he wins he 'just keeps wandering'.
Bethesda game director Todd Howard has let slip that the studio isn't going to be making any Fallout-related reveals any time soon, as they're still figuring out "which of our ideas are going to stick" and when to talk.
Skyrim on PC did better "than we’ve ever done" by "a large, large number," enthused Howard, and the new consoles are very PC-like. This "opens up avenues" for new ambitions.
The slow death of Games for Windows Live continues, with Fallout 3 now abandoning the service. In a Steam patch released yesterday several lines of code supporting GFWL were removed.