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  • Fallout 3's Hines shrugs off post-E3 preview negativity

    Bethesda communications boss Peter Hines has shrugged off post-E3 criticism of Fallout 3, saying he’s not willing to judge negative previews – the most notable of which was this this Eurogamer piece – based on 30 minutes play at the event. “Everybody has their reasons why they do or don’t like something, so it’s not […]

  • EB dates Fallout 3 in Oz, official release still "fall" in Europe

    As you can see on Gamerchip, EB has sent out an email to subscribers in Australia saying that Fallout 3 will release on October 17. Bethesda has yet to confirm a PAL date despite saying the game will ship in the US on October 7 at E3. A Bethesda rep in the UK this morning […]

  • Fallout 3's better than Oblivion, says Bethesda

    Speaking in London last week, Bethesda’s Peter Hines has said categorically that Fallout 3 kicks Oblivion’s ass all over town, girlfriend. He didn’t really say that, but you know what we mean. “I have no doubts in my mind that, at its core and for everything that it provides that Fallout is a better game […]

  • Bethesda confirms Fallout 4, explains 360 as lead machine for Fallout 3

    Betheda’s Peter Hines, talking on London today, has made first mention of a follow-up to anticipated RPG, Fallout 3. “We didn’t buy the Fallout franchise to just do Fallout 3 and then stop,” he said. “But let’s get this one out of the door before we worry about the next one.” Hines also explained why […]

  • Fallout 3's Hines: "The next milestone for us is 'get everything done.'"

    Bethesda comms boss Peter Hines has told VG247 that the next major milestone for Fallout 3 is to “get everything done.” “The next milestone for us is ‘get everything done,'” he said. “From a PR standpoint, we still have lots more things to see and show and talk about and we’ll be doling that info […]

  • Fallout 3 to have "big presence at Leipzig"

    Speaking to VG247 today, Bethesda’s Peter Hines has confirmed that anticipated RPG Fallout 3 will be hitting Games Convention with a bang next month. “Yup, we’ll have a big presence at Leipzig,” he said. “That presence will take different forms for press and public, just for the purposes of scope, but we’ll definitely be there. […]

  • Hines on Fallout 3 E3 press response: "I think we're pretty pleased"

    Talking to VG247 today, Bethesda’s Peter Hines said the firm’s “pretty pleased” with the press reaction to Fallout 3 from E3, and that many journalists we shocked they could actually play the game. “I think we’re pretty pleased,” said Hines. “A lot of folks that came to the booth were surprised they were getting to […]

  • "Substantial" 360 and PC Fallout 3 DLC equivalent to Oblivion's KotN, says Hines

    Speaking to VG247 this morning, Bethesda’s Peter Hines has said that Fallout 3’s DLC will be coming to PC as well as 360. The company’s comms boss also said that gamers can expect a serious upgrade to the anticipated RPG. “I couldn’t even tell you right now what the DLC would be, but our plans […]

  • No Fallout 3 demo, says Bethesda

    Speaking to Eurogamer, Bethesda’s Peter Hines has confirmed that there isn’t going to be a Fallout 3 demo. “When you build it as one thing, there’s no way to portion off a section and have it stand on its own without putting the whole game in the demo, which we’re just not going to do,” […]

  • That was the news – Week 16, 2008: Fallout 3 dazzles at London showing

    It’s nice to know there’s more to talk about in games than GTA IV. Bethesda’s marketing boss, Peter Hines, gave us an hour of his time last week to show us the latest build of Fallout 3. As far as we’re concerned, this was the biggest news last week. Mainly because it looks so stupidly […]

  • Two brand new Fallout 3 screens released

    Bethesda’s shown off two brand new shots of Fallout 3 this morning, giving you a few more reasons to want the RPG just a little bit more. The first image shows Dogmeat the dog in lovely hi-res, the second showing a firefight between the game’s protagonist and a feral ghoul. We got a good look […]

  • Fallout 3: Baseball fields and roadside diner encounters revealed

    Speaking to videogaming247 in London yesterday, Bethesda marketing boss Peter Hines spoke for the first time about a newly added instance involving some post apocalyptic sports fans. There’s stuff like baseball fields, just little places to come across that you would normally find if you were out exploring a DC suburb,” he said. “There’s old […]

  • Fallout 3 news from UK showing, just in case you missed anything

    We had a nice chat with Bethesda’s Peter Hines yesterday about the amazing Fallout 3, and published a bunch of news from the presentation in the afternoon. Links below. We’ll have more for you today. Fallout 3: “360 is our lead dev platform,” says Bethesda Fallout 3: 30 frames a second “is our goal” across […]

  • Fallout 3: If Dogmeat dies, he stays dead

    Speaking to videogaming247 at a Fallout 3 demo in London this morning, Bethesda marketing head Peter Hines has confirmed the unthinkable: if you don’t look after Dogmeat the dog, don’t go crying to mother when he doesn’t come back for bath time. What happens if he dies? “Dead,” said Hines. Is there another dog? “Nope. […]

  • Fallout 3 DLC: “It’s a given that we’ll look into it” says Bethesda

    Speaking to videogaming247 in London this morning, Bethesda marketing boss Peter Hines said the company will definitely be looking into DLC for Fallout 3, but that at the moment all efforts are on finishing the game. “Given how successful it was for us on Oblivion, certainly it’s a given that we’ll look into it and […]

  • Bethesda on Fallout 3 PC spec: It will be “similar to what Oblivion was for its time”

    Speaking to videogaming247 at Zenimax’s London office this morning, Bethesda marketing chief Peter Hines has said that the PC version of Fallout 3 should have the same impact Oblivion had in terms of technical prowess when it released in 2006. “The goal is that it’s similar to what Oblivion was for its time,” he said. […]

  • Fallout 3: 30 frames a second “is our goal” across PC, 360 and PS3

    Speaking to videogaming247 at a London Fallout 3 demo today, Bethesda marketing head Peter Hines has revealed that the company’s aim is to have the massively anticipated game ultimately running at 30 frames a second across PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. “Thirty frames a second is our goal, so it’s running at 30 frames a […]

  • Fallout 3: “360 is our lead dev platform,” says Bethesda

    Speaking to in London today, Bethesda marketing boss Peter Hines has confirmed that the lead development format for Fallout 3 is Xbox 360. “The 360 is our lead development platform, so we got it working on that one first,” he said. I mean, we develop them all simultaneously, but one of them’s got to […]

  • OXM Fallout 3 preview scanned and transcribed

    This lot got their hands on the latest issue of OXM, took all the Fallout 3 information out of it and put it on the internet. The piece is based on an interview with Bethesda comms guy Pete Hines and the game’s executive producer, Todd Howard. There’s a ton of stuff over there, including new […]

  • September 9 Fallout 3 date isn't fixed, says Bethesda

    According to this, a September 9 date for Fallout 3 sent to retailers by Sony isn’t correct. “September 9 isn’t the release date,” said Bethesda’s Pete Hines. “The release date is Fall 2008. Until you see something official from us on when the game will be out, take any date you see from anyone with […]

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