Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Fallout

Fallout Shelter tops App Store charts, played 70 million times daily

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Bethesda has announced that Fallout Shelter, the mobile strategy and management sim that tasks players with running a Vault, has hit two milestones: “the top downloaded game in 48 countries and the top downloaded app of any kind in 25 countries.” Released during E3, Fallout Shelter toppled Candy Crush as the third top-grossing app in the US within two days of launch, and it remains the most-downloaded free game on the App Store. And to top off the stats, the release also noted that the app has been played 70 million times daily since release.

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E3 2015: Bethesda – Fallout 4, Doom, Dishonored 2, and more

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Bethesda had a number of surprises at their E3 presentation. Not only is Fallout 4 coming out this November, less than four months away, but a new Fallout game is also out for iOS. Additionally, Dishonored Definitive Edition and Dishonored 2 were revealed, and more was shown from their upcoming free-to-play PC arena action title BattleCry and id’s latest efforts on Doom. Check below for details and extra media on each title.

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Fallout 4 officially announced, teaser released

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The countdown timer on Bethesda’s Fallout 4 sub-site proved to be true, as the company has officially revealed that players will be returning to the wasteland. An accompanying teaser was also released, giving a glimpse at our first post-Skyrim Fallout. Additional details, such as platforms supported and a possible release date, will be made available on June 14 at Bethesda’s E3 showcase at 6 p.m. (CST). Gamers around the world can watch their presentation live on Twitch and Youtube.

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QuakeCon 2014 sales announced on Steam, Bethesda Store, more

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Bethesda has announced an ongoing sale as part of the QuakeCon 2014 celebrations. Discounts are available on games, gear, and art across Bethesda’s own online store as well as Amazon, Steam, Xbox Live, and other outlets. The breakdown of who is offering what, including art, hoodies, series packs, and more, is available below.

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GOG.com launches Pay What You Want Interplay promotion

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GOG.com is following their ‘pay what you want promo’ for Larian Studios with a new offer for Interplay. All of Interplay. Well, all of the Interplay titles that the service offers, which is quite a few. For the next 14 days, gamers can pay whatever they want for the first tier of eight titles, or they can up their payment to unlock the remaining two tiers, for a total of 32 titles. If you already own some of the games, which is very likely given the service’s steady stream of sales, then you’ll receive a giftable code to send to a friend.

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED news explosion, plus free Fallout

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED made a slew of announcements today during their Spring Conference. The big news for retro gamers and role-playing fans is that the original Fallout is available at GOG.com for free for the next 48 hours. Back? Excellent. We’ll finish the GOG reveals first, and then move on to all of the new info regarding The Witcher.

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Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition launches for 360, PC, PS3

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Obsidian’s numerous contributions to the Fallout franchise have been collected into one compilation with the release of Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition. Now available for the 360, PC, and PS3, the Ultimate Edition includes New Vegas and all DLC released to date: Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road, Courier’s Stash, and Gun Runners’ Arsenal.

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Bethesda and Interplay reach settlement in Fallout IP lawsuit

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Former industry powerhouse Interplay was given one more reason to pine for the old days as Bethesda has come out on top of an ongoing court battle involving the Fallout brand. A new settlement in the lawsuit (Bethesda Softworks LLC v Interplay Entertainment Corp.) finds Interplay’s license to develop a Fallout MMO “null and void,” with all former rights immediately reverting back to Bethesda, and that the company “has no ongoing right to use the Fallout brand or any Fallout intellectual property for any game development.” ZeniMax, parent company of Bethesda, has agreed to pay $2 million in the settlement, with each side covering their own litigation expenses.

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Fallout: New Vegas – All Roads now available from Dark Horse Digital

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All Roads, the 48-page graphic novel released with the collector’s edition of Fallout: New Vegas, is now available from Dark Horse Digital. The prequel, written by the game’s creative director Chris Avellone, details the events leading up to the violent beginning of New Vegas.

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Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition goes all in for 360, PC, and PS3

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If you’ve been patiently waiting for the complete New Vegas experience, your patience is about to pay off. Bethesda has announced that Obsidian’s entire New Vegas run will be available as one complete package early next year. Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition will be available on February 7 and include all DLC released to date: Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road, Courier’s Stash, and Gun Runners’ Arsenal.

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