Bethesda Announce Fallout: New Vegas

With Fallout 3 and all attached DLC out of nappies and booted out of Bethesda’s Vault 101, the company, synonymous with excellent first-person RPGs in recent years, has announced today at a press event the next game in the Fallout saga.

Fallout: New Vegas, looking to the West Coast

While this next installment will be set in the same universe as the post-apocalyptic Fallout 3, it won’t be a direct sequel, with its setting being shifted to that of the first games, the West Coast of America. Being developed by Obsidian Entertainment, the developers of the original PC titles, an early estimate for release was stated as 2010. Confirmations from Bethesda VP, Pete Hines confirm that New Vegas will be an RPG, likely to follow in the footsteps of its predecessor and its Grandad, Oblivion.

More details are sure to come at E3.

Sam Finch

Sam has been unable to peel his bloodshot eyes and RSI-ridden wrists from the world of gaming since he was first introduced to it, like all good junkies, by his Grandad. From those early days of MegaDrive sweetness, bashing through the throngs of enemies on Shining Force II, his love of all things games has extended upwards and outwards onto a variety of platforms. You can either believe that spiel, or get the real scoop and know that his spaceship actually crashed here some years ago and he is currently incognito as a games writer for Console Monster.

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