When's the best time to play a Bethesda game? Our estimate is about 12 months after release, giving the publisher ample time to fix the initial product's inevitable bugs
It's said fixes that help to make Fallout: New Vegas' upcoming "Ultimate Edition" so, well, erm, ultimate. The game was borderline unplayable at launch. It's improved...
Skyrim might be right around the corner, but Bethesda's not done promoting its last big open-world RPG just yet
Bethesda's announced that it is to re-release Fallout: New Vegas next February, bundling all of the game's content packs and patches into a single Ultimate Edition. That's a lot of Fallout. The bundle's due out February 7th in North America, and February 10th in Europe.
The Golden Joysticks award winners are out, with PlayStation 3 titles such as Mortal Kombat, Gran Turismo 5 and Fallout: New Vegas all scooping up awards
But it was Portal 2 that came out on top, winning the ceremony's Ultimate Game Of The Year award. Yesterday, Sonic The Hedgehog was confirmed as the Golden Joystick's first ever Outstanding Contribution winner. You can check out all the winners..
Bethesda's dropped us a line to remind you that the final two Fallout: New Vegas DLC packs are due out this week on the PlayStation Store
That's today in North America, and tomorrow in Europe. Courier's Stash (£1.49 / $2.99) opens up access to four content bundles previously available only through pre-orders. The Caravan Pack, Classic Pack,...
Bethesda's announced that the fourth expansion of Fallout: New Vegas, the Lonesome Road, will be available from the PlayStation Network on September 20th
The single-player expansion will run you $9.99. The expansion won't mark the end of Fallout: New Vegas DLC however. It will be followed by two additional slices of content, Couriers Stash and Gun...
Bethesda's delayed the latest DLC pack for Fallout: New Vegas, citing problems "beyond the publisher's control"
The company announced a trio of content packs way back in May. Both "Honest Hearts" and the brilliant "Old World Blues" (which we reviewed last week) arrived on time, but "Lonesome Road" has clearly missed its...
Bethesda's confirmed that the third DLC pack for Fallout: New Vegas will launch on July 19th
The pack is entitled "Old World Blues". A new patch will launch prior to the content to bring bring improvements to performance and stability in major areas". They're still fixing Fallout: New Vegas then, eh? The content puts you in the...
The most disheartening trend we've started to notice on press-releases this week is the blank nod of no-information pertaining to PSN release dates
The second set of Fallout: New Vegas DLC — entitled Honest Hearts — is due out on the XBOX 360 and PC on May 17th. On PS3? Well, "as soon as possible". You can almost feel the collective sigh from publishers as you read these press..
Bethesda's got juicy with details on three new sets of Fallout: New Vegas DLC due for release starting May 17th -- assuming the PSN is back online
The publisher's kicking things off with Honest Hearts, which takes place in the Zion National Park in Utah. Sent on an exhibition to the caravan resort, you'll quickly find yourself embroiled in a war between tribes. Additional DLC packs, Old World Blues..
Did any recognisable outlet give Fallout: New Vegas their game of the year award? Hmm
Whatever, Amazon UK is listing a Game Of The Year edition of the Obsidian developed RPG. Well, it was, until the listing got removed. Unfortunately, source VG247 forgot to take a screen capture. But we trust 'em. Naturally you can assume that the game of the year re-release will include a manner of DLC nuggets..
Great little exclusive Microsoft
The first Fallout: New Vegas DLC, "Dead Money" (which hit the XBOX 360 before Christmas), is coming to the PlayStation 3 on February 22nd. Furthermore, Bethesda's confirmed that three more New Vegas DLC packs will release in the coming months, simultaneously on PS3, 360 and PC. What was the point Microsoft?...
Not much change in the UK sales charts this week
Fable III's topped the charts apparently. Y'know, we're in a little PlayStation bubble here, but we still like to consider ourselves savvy about the industry in general. We had no idea the Fable franchise was a big deal. Conceptually it's actually always appealed, but there are always so many reports about the franchise failing to deliver on its..
Fallout: New Vegas has been fixed
Hallelujah. A new patch for the game — the same as the one released for Steam over the weekend — has now been rolled out onto the PlayStation 3 version of the game. Apparently the update includes "over 200 fixes". We booted up our copy of the game to check and noticed an NPC half-stuck in the ground... Still a way to go then, eh?
Perhaps we're biased by the games being fresh in our memory, but if you asked us our favourite games of the year right now, Vanquish and DJ Hero 2 would certainly be up there
It's sad to see both games miss out on solid spots in the UK sales top ten, then. Vanquish only managed a spot at number 12, while DJ Hero 2 was way behind at 25. Disappointing, then — but as one of our followers pointed out..
Remember folks, when you read "exclusive DLC" what it really means is "DLC that we're holding back on other platforms due to contracts and stuff"
Still, those months can be concerning to some, so we hope you're not too excited about Fallout: New Vegas. Though you'll be familiar with Bethesda's timed-exclusive DLC practices, as this exact same thing happened with Fallout 3. Yup, the "first..
While its safe to assume that the characters in Fallout: New Vegas will be about as animated as a desert rock, at least there's a bunch of "celebrity" talent being brought in to voice them
That might give the lifeless lumps of digital meat some character, right? (Sorry, we really did like Fallout 3 but, let's not pretend it didn't have issues.) A report from USA Today lists a few names linked to..
Bethesda's whacked up some new screenshots from Fallout: New Vegas
It continues to look like a Fallout game. They are pretty-ish. Well, pretty as far as Fallout games go anyway. Which isn't very pretty. We know people like to rag on us for thinking Fallout games don't look very good, but they don't. And let's be honest — miles of desert is not really what you play Fallout for is it? It's the..
Bethesda's just dropped the October-bomb for Obsidian's upcoming entry in the Fallout franchise, Fallout: New Vegas
The game will launch on October 22nd here in Europe, with the US getting it a few days earlier on October 19th. We posted a new trailer for the game over the weekend, which you can check out through here. Given Fallout's pedigree, we expect New Vegas will make a big impact at E3 this..
Ultra close-up introduction? Check
Fifties doo-wop music? Check. Ugly graphics and janky animations? Check. Yup, that's right - Fallout's back, and this time it's headed to Vegas, New Vegas to be precise. This new trailer includes colour, gambling and all the other trademark features you'd expect from a Fallout game. Some people will be totally stoked.
"Fallout: New Vegas," declares IGN's Eric Brudvig, "It's just like Fallout 3
" We sit back, shut off the sound and watch. Yup, it's exactly the same as Fallout 3. That's not a bad thing though, right? Fallout 3 was pretty damn good. But it was also janky, broken and ugly. Oh well, eh? At least Eric Brudvig clarifies by stating, "It's just like Fallout 3 only totally new." Something..
This Fallout: New Vegas boxart is not drab in the sense that it is boring - it's relatively stylish and eye-catching in fact
It's just drab in so much as it sums up what you're likely find within the game. Dark, rough, empty environments laced with annoyingly animated creatures. We liked Fallout 3 but, c'mon, it had more than its fair share of...
How would you like some poker chips and playing cards with your copy of Fallout: New Vegas? Sure, ok
What if the playing cards were illustrated with characters and factions from in the game. Sure. How about a hardcover graphic novel written by the game's creative director and published by Dark Horse Comics? Sold! Throw in a "Making Of" DVD and that just about sums up the collector's pack..
We know we're going to get screamed at for this but, Fallout 3 is not a good looking game
And we're going to assume that Fallout: New Vegas is going to look like ass too. Particularly after seeing this first batch of screenshots from CVG. Will the game rock? Absolutely. Does it look like the most unappealing game ever based on its screenshots? Absolutely.
AGB have a few scans from Fallout: New Vegas in the latest issue of PC Gamer
Unsurprisingly they look rather a lot like Fallout. We wished there was perhaps something more to get excited about here, but Fallout's never been the strongest game visually and the scans aren't much to crow home about. Indeed, Fallout is all about the setting, and we're sure we'll be hearing more about the presumably..
Bethesda's just confirmed to us that Fallout: New Vegas will hit the Playstation 3 this Autumn
There's not much on the actual game itself yet, but it has been confirmed that the Obsidian developed spin off will take all the action, humor, and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raise the stakes. There's a new trailer after the jump, and magazine blow-outs are promised..
A mysterious post on the GameSpot forums claims to have a host of leaked information about Bethesda's upcoming Fallout: New Vegas
Of course, comment from the publisher is of the "no comment" variety, but that doesn't stop these details looking any more solid. Still the forum "leak" goes on a friend-of-a-friend basis, so take it...
Fallout: New Vegas has just been announced at a Bethesda press conference in our home-land, England
The game will be developed in collaboration with Obsidian and will be coming to the Playstation 3 alongside other platforms."It is not a sequel to Fallout 3," Bethesda's Pete Hines said. "It's simply another Fallout game in that universe."</blockquote> Hines added that this..