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Fallout 3 Special Edition
« on: June 09, 2008, 09:58:16 AM »
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Bethesda Softworks and Amazon.com Announce Fallout 3 Survival Edition
The Fallout 3 Survival Edition will be available exclusively on Amazon.com.
 June 6, 2008 - Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the Fallout 3 Survival Edition for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Games for Windows. The limited Survival Edition is now available for pre-order exclusively through www.Amazon.com/fallout3.

This ultimate Fallout 3 package includes a life-size replica of the Pip-Boy 3000, the wrist-mounted device worn by characters in-game. The Pip-Boy 3000 has been painstakingly recreated and modified for real world display as a digital clock. In addition to the Pip-Boy 3000, the Survival Edition will include all of the items included in the Fallout 3 Collector's Edition:

- The Fallout 3 game;
- Customized, metal Vault-Tec lunch box;
- 5" Vault Boy Bobblehead;
- 'The Art of Fallout 3' hardcover book; and
- 'The Making of Fallout 3' DVD

"We're thrilled to be working with Amazon.com on this exclusive edition," said Vlatko Andonov, president of Bethesda Softworks. "The Survival Edition offers gamers the unique opportunity to own a piece of video game history along with a collection of limited edition items - it's the definitive Fallout 3 package."

"This is an exciting day for Amazon customers and Fallout fans," said Greg Hart vice president of video games and software at Amazon. "We're delighted to be the exclusive destination for Fallout 3 Survival Edition; this is a great example of the continually expanding selection we offer to gamers."

Fallout 3 features one of the most realized game worlds ever created. Create any kind of character you want and explore the open wastes of post-apocalyptic Washington, D.C. Every minute is a fight for survival as you encounter Super Mutants, Ghouls, Raiders, and other dangers of the Wasteland.

Currently under development at Bethesda Game Studios - creators of award winning The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the 2006 Game of the Year - Fallout 3 is one of the most anticipated games of 2008 and is slated for release this Fall on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Games for Windows.

Fallout 3 has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information on Fallout 3, visit http://fallout.bethsoft.com.


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Re: Fallout 3 Special Edition
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2008, 08:28:26 PM »
Other than the CGI trailer I haven't seen much about this - is it going to be more of an FPS or RPG? Not sure whether to get it for PC or X360.

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Re: Fallout 3 Special Edition
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2008, 10:18:42 AM »


It's based off the Obilivion engine. The screenshots I've seen thus far make it look pretty much like a Post-Apocalyptic version of Obilivion. At any rate I doubt it will be like the old top down versions..

I'll probably get the 360 version regardless. Actually if it doesn't have multiplayer I may got PS3 because of reliability issues which is kinda sad.
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Re: Fallout 3 Special Edition
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008, 11:39:29 PM »
Other than the CGI trailer I haven't seen much about this - is it going to be more of an FPS or RPG? Not sure whether to get it for PC or X360.

I'm guessing Fallout 3 is a continuation of 1 & 2, which are full RPGs.  They're innovative in being in a futuristic post-apocalyptic setting rather than Medieval times.  I've not tried 1 & 2 but they have been on my short list after I read several reviews placing them in the list of top RPG's of all time... and graphically Fallout 3 is obviously a huge jump since it's been a decade between versions.
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Re: Fallout 3 Special Edition
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2008, 11:57:13 PM »
Fallout 1, 2 and Tactics were incredible.  I never finished Fallout 1 but I did finish Fallout 2.  I was a little disappointed when I saw that they changed it from the 3/4 overhead view but Oblivion was a great game also.  So, hopefully the combo will work out.
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Re: Fallout 3 Special Edition
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008, 09:58:24 AM »
I'm guessing Fallout 3 is a continuation of 1 & 2, which are full RPGs.  They're innovative in being in a futuristic post-apocalyptic setting rather than Medieval times.  I've not tried 1 & 2 but they have been on my short list after I read several reviews placing them in the list of top RPG's of all time... and graphically Fallout 3 is obviously a huge jump since it's been a decade between versions.

Cool, but not so innovative as the Fallout series was actually born out of the best RPGs of the 1980s..



Even then there were plenty of Post Apocalyptic RPGs previous to Wasteland, I think by the mid-80s SSI had put out an RPG or game based on just about every possible topic you could think of that involved people fighting.

The question about Fallout 3 given it's new developer is if it will stay true to it's roots. Everything I've seen as far as promotional items etc. seems to show that it will.

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Re: Fallout 3 Special Edition
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2008, 10:00:42 AM »
Fallout 1, 2 and Tactics were incredible.  I never finished Fallout 1 but I did finish Fallout 2.  I was a little disappointed when I saw that they changed it from the 3/4 overhead view but Oblivion was a great game also.  So, hopefully the combo will work out.

Sign of the times I guess - the overhead perspective isn't as hip as first person. Oblivion was cool so hopefully Fallout 3 won't dissapoint.