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Game News APRIL FOOL: Bethesda: Obsidian To Develop Fallout Sequel

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Sol Invictus, Apr 1, 2005.

  1. Sol Invictus Erudite

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    Tags: Fallout 3 (Van Buren); Obsidian Entertainment

    Just as Fallout 3 is soon to enter production, Bethesda Softworks announced that Obsidian Entertainment is going to be the developer of the next Fallout title, <b>Fallout 4</b>.
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    <blockquote><b>March 31, 2005 (Rockville, MD)</b> -- Bethesda Softworks® is pleased to announce that we have hired the talents of Obsidian Entertainment® to develop and design a Fallout® sequel. The return of this exceptional series is aimed at the core fans of Fallout®, because the company are confident that the game's appeal will extend to a much broader audience. "In this day when good role-playing games are rare, our releases of Fallout 3® and Fallout 4® promise to deliver what gamers have been yearning to play for ages", said Todd Howard, the game's Executive Producer. "While we wanted to make Fallout 3® our own game, we thought that the previous, cancelled attempt at it was a great idea, so we're finally giving the Obsidian® team a chance to finish it."
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    Howard continued, "As fellow gamers and fans of the Fallout series, we are fortunate to have the talents of the original developers of Fallout and Fallout 2 creating a worthy sequel to Fallout and we are confident that Obsidian Entertainment will deliver a game that will be remembered for years to come."
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    The sequel to Fallout 3, previously codenamed "Van Buren" during its development at Interplay is to resume development at Obsidian Entertainment under the currently given title of "Fallout 4", which may be subject to change. The game is to be produced by Bethesda Softworks LLC (www.bethsoft.com), a Zenimax Media company.
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    It looks like Fallout fans are in store for some <b>very</b> delicious treats next year.
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    Thanks, <b>Pete</b>!
     
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  2. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    This a joke? If not, where's the link? And, I thought; Obsidian's next game was not a sequel so where's the game they are working on between NWN2 and FO4? Seriosuly, this REEKS of a joke.

    P.S. April's Fools is not til tomorrow. You are a tad early. LOL
     
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  3. Ausir Arcane

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    I also got this release. There's no joke as we just got it as e-mail. And as for the missing non-sequel game, I don't know. There's probably going to be some time before FO4 enters real production (even FO3 is in the late stages of pre-production), so that gives Obsidian some time to make their third game before that. Maybe it's Star Citadel?
     
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  4. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    It better not be a joke. We need a FO4 not made by Bethesda to do some honour to the FO name. If it's a joke; if you think I'm mean now you ain't seen nothing yet. LOL

    And, if it's no joke then why doens't Bethesda have it announced on their site and why no link, huh?

    LIES! BY THE CODEX!
     
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  5. Shagnak Shagadelic

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    Oh well, its April 1st somewhere in the world...

    Err...like...HERE

    April Fool's Day!!

    whew

    Edit: why is the time shown always exactly 24 hours behind NZ time?
     
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  6. Ausir Arcane

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    Remember that even the Fallout 3 press release was at other gameing sites first before it appeared on BethSoft's own website... Looks like their PR spammers are just quicker than the webmasters.

    And, unlike Exitium, I think that making a Van Buren remake is a bad idea. We already know the whole plot anyway!
     
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  7. Sol Invictus Erudite

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    Sigh. It's not a hoax. You'll see when IGN picks it up.
     
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  8. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    "Maybe it's Star Citadel?"

    LOL Somoene shot oFf their April Fools' Day load early.

    Good one; guys. It was almost (Ha!) beleivable except:

    1. No announcement by Bethesda or even Obsidian.

    2. No link.

    3. The misisng non sequel game.

    4. A mention of Star Citedal.

    R00fles!
     
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  9. radon Novice

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    Yessssss dirty bitches that doubted it ha ha!

    Well atleat i hope they get Chris to help out with the design aspects of the game. I bet he has all this crazy shit flowing throu his mind.
     
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  10. Ausir Arcane

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    What's wrong with Star Citadel? The name was really registered by Bio...
     
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  11. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    "What's wrong with Star Citadel? The name was really registered by Bio..."

    R00fles!
     
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  12. kathode Novice Developer

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    Hoax.

    Would've been funnier if you said we were making them do it KOTOR2 style. Slam dunk!
     
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  13. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    "Hoax. Weak one at that.

    Would've been funnier if you said we were making them do it KOTOR2 style. Slam dunk!"

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLLIPOP Codex loses again....







    ..... unless This is Bethesda's version of an April's Fool Joke! LOL :lol: :wink:


    "Oh well, I only came up with it an hour ago. I'll be sure to consult you next time, kathode. You guys don't know how to have fun."

    Ha, Ex. There were too many loose ends that didn't make sense.

    I have news: BIO is dveloping FO5, Troika is dveloping F06, Blizzard is dveloping FO7, and Square is developing FO8!


    R00fles!
     
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  14. Sol Invictus Erudite

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    Ha indeed. My post dissapeared when I was editing it with a "nice try" thing, though. Fuck.

    Oh well, I only came up with it an hour ago. I'll be sure to consult you next time, kathode. You guys don't know how to have fun.
     
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  15. radon Novice

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    R00flez STFU stupid Volourn. Ehhh im not pissed if its a hoax then it is if its not then im happy and i wont kill Aptyp.
     
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  16. Sol Invictus Erudite

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    Ausir came up with the idea. I came up with the text. Teatime touched it up.
     
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  17. kathode Novice Developer

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    I tried to edit it to be less mean, but Volourn caught me ;)
     
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  18. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    "I tried to edit it to be less mean, but Volourn caught me"

    Heh, there was a part of me who wnated it to be true even thoguh the signs pointed it as false hence why I'm spamming this thread. This is one of the times I wnated the Codex to prove me wrong. :cry:
     
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  19. radon Novice

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    Im hungry
     
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  20. Shagnak Shagadelic

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    This is one of the few times that I will agree with Volourn.
    Oh...the cruelty...
     
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  21. Ausir Arcane

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  22. POOPERSCOOPER Prophet

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    OMG OSBISIDIAN MAKE FALLOUT FEARGUS WIN BIG BOOBIES

    FEARGUS;"HUMNTY HUMNTY DUMPTY FELL OF THE BRIDGE LOL"
     
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  23. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    "No Mutants Allowed"

    They're gullible?

    They actually trust the Codex?

    They're stupid?

    They knew it was a hoax and was able to catch others by it?
     
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  24. Ausir Arcane

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    See the comments to the NMA news. They actually fell for it.
     
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  25. Pope_Viper Novice

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    Yep, trusted Codex, and fell for it.

    Good job!
     
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