Bethesda on not-quite-successes: “Nothing is a hundred percent in this industry”

The top of the charts is hardly Bethesda’s Everest. The ever-growing publisher has scaled those lofty heights time and time again – typically clinging to the back of something Fallout or Elder Scrolls-related. Nobody’s perfect, though. For every Fallout 3, there’s a WET or Rogue Warrior. And Pete Hines is refreshingly honest about that. Don’t […]

9 years ago

Wet headlines

  • Naughty Bear, WET sequels announced

    The developer formally known as A2M, Behaviour Interactive, has announced Naughty Bear 2 and WET 2.

    10 years ago
  • Uncharted 2, AssCreed II nominated for 2009 WGA

    The Writers Guild of America has announced the 2010 nominees for Videogame Writing, and a few on the list may surprise you a bit.

    11 years ago
  • WET boss - Female protagonists "shouldn’t be seen as a particular risk"

    The use of female game characters shouldn’t even be an issue any more, WET creative director, Patrick Fortier, has told VG247, and protagonists’ gender shouldn’t matter provided it’s appropriate to the game in question.“I think we have to reach a point where having a female character is simply a non-issue,” said Fortier, speaking in an […]

    11 years ago
  • Interview: A2M on WET, female characters and the future

    A2M’s WET stood out this year for pushing a female character out with a brand new core IP, as well as shouldering Bethesda’s 2009 to a greater degree. While reviews were mixed, there was no denying the impact: you all know what Rubi looks like, right?Third-person hyper-violence is always fun. We caught up with the […]

    11 years ago
  • WET developer claims some publishers cheat to get lower ESRB ratings

    During a panel at the Montreal International Game Summit, A2M CEO Remi Racine accused some publishers of “cheating” in order to get a more favorable rating from the ESRB.“As a developer who has worked with a lot of different publishers, we’re aware of many that have tried to cheat the rating,” he said. “They say […]

    11 years ago
  • Eliza Dushku may work on movie version of WET

    Eliza Dushku has revealed to MTV News that there is a possibility that she could be lending more than just her voice to WET – it could be tuned into a movie – maybe.“This video game WET I just did, she’s got a working class Lara Croft thing going on, and she’s pretty kick ass,” […]

    11 years ago
  • WET dev "looking at" new original IP

    WET developer A2M has told VG247 that it’s currently assessing working on more original IP.“That’s definitely something A2M is looking at, so yes, that’s certainly a possibility,” said Patrick Fortier, WET’s creative director.WET, published by Bethesda, released last month to middling reviews. No matter the game’s reception, however, don’t be hugely shocked if A2M gets […]

    11 years ago
  • WET screens show shooting, leaping, swordplay

    Loads of WET screens landed on the net today, and when we say loads, we are talking 43 of ’em.Some may be familiar to you, some may not.Either way, it’s always nice to take a gander so you don’t miss out and have your friends tease you over it later.Conformity is a good thing sometimes.Via […]

    11 years ago
  • Bethesda to show off Brink at PAX 2009

    Bethesda has decided to show off Brink at PAX 2009.Apparently, the game is going to be shown to the public on the hour every hour all weekend. Don’t worry though, Doom II, Quake Arena, Rogue Warrior and WET will be on-hand as well, and if you are attending, Bethesda will be handing out swag as […]

    11 years ago
  • Pete Hines talks WET in video interview

    Bethesda’s Pete Hines sat down with Joystiq and chatted a bit about WET and how the company got involved with A2M on the project.One of the things he mentions is that it has a “Grindhouse” feel to it, what with your hands getting wet with blood.“WET is short for wetworks, which is a CIA term […]

    11 years ago
  • WET demo lands on Xbox Live

    WET has landed on Xbox Live in demo form. Looks like it is only for Gold Members right now, unfortunately. Also unfortunate is the fact that every time we type Gold Member our minds hearken back to the last Austin Powers movie containing that moniker and we shiver with the utmost regret.Nevertheless, the A2M and […]

    11 years ago
  • Euro PSN update, August 20 - WET and DiRT 2 demos

    The Euro PSN update today has some nice demos for you. WET, DiRT 2, Mini Ninjas, and IL2 Sturmovik: Birds Of Prey.Add-ons consist of Andy Dick for the game Pain, a Street Fighter II themed table for Zen Pinball and the usual Rock Band and Guitar Hero stuff.PSP users can get Wild Arms XF, Riviera, […]

    11 years ago
  • DOOM, Rage and Bethesda games snapped on Quakecon stage

    We’ve received the first image of the Quakecon stage as it’s being set up, and it looks as though we may be getting a look at something DOOM-related tonight.The DOOM logo’s on the banners at the side of the main stage for today’s event, as are Brink, Fallout 3, Rage, Wolfenstein, QuakeLive and Rage.Looks like […]

    11 years ago
  • Bethesda confirms Brink and more for GamesCom

    Bethesda’s just confirmed it’s GamesCom line-up, and if you’re up for a look at Splash Damage’s Brink, you’re in luck.The shooter will be demoed at the show, but won’t be playable. Splash Damage boss Paul Wedgewood will be showing the game off.WET, Wheelspin and Medieval Games will be playable, however.GamesCom takes place in Cologne starting […]

    11 years ago
  • WET gets a firm September release date

    Bethesda has announced that A2M’s action title WET will land on shelves in the US and UK September 15 and 18 respectively.That’s much better than “Fall 2009”.Soon, you will be able to load the game into your 360 or PS3 and take on the role of problem fixer Rubi Malone as you take down enemies […]

    11 years ago
  • WET screens show heroine shooting at cars in the street

    Three new screens have popped up for WET.It’s out this fall from Bethesda and A2M for PS3 and Xbox 360.GameInfowire has ’em, you know you wanna go look.

    11 years ago
  • WET still looking stylish and swordsy

    WET has four new screens for the action shooter over on IGN. It’s out this fall from Bethesda and AMM for PS3 and Xbox 360.We can’t wait, really.

    11 years ago
  • WET gets new screens to go with publisher

    Bethesda’s released a bunch of new WET shots in celebration of the fact it’s picked it up for an autumn release.You’ll see them if you hit the link. Lots of swords and “style” going on, there. Fingers cross.

    12 years ago
  • Bethesda confirmed as WET publisher

    Bethesda’s confirmed it’s to publish A2M’s WET.Famitsu actually leaked (geddit?) this over the weekend to no comment from the publisher.The acrobatic shooter’s out this autumn for PS3 and 360.“We’re very excited about the opportunity to bring WET to all gamers,” said Vlatko Andonov, president of Bethesda Softworks. “Our proven success as a publisher which focuses […]

    12 years ago

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