In honor of our recent Bethesda BE3 Showcase, the dapper Vault Boy is coming to the Bethesda Store for July.
Available for one week, you can grab this formal VBotM tee by strutting over to store.bethsoft.com. And for added pleasure, if you missed the Bethesda Showcase you can catch the entire event here or on YouTube.com/BethesdaSoftworks.
Before making your way to the wastelands surrounding Boston, give yourself a 101 primer on Fallout by returning to the Capital Wasteland in Fallout 3!
We’re excited to announce — for a limited time – your pre-order of Fallout 4 for Xbox One will entitle you to receive Fallout 3 on Xbox 360. The code for Fallout 3 will be delivered to your Xbox message center in 7-10 days. Redeem your code on Xbox.com or on your Xbox 360. Fallout 3 will have Xbox One backwards compatibility access when made available.
Fallout 4 releases on Xbox One worldwide on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. If you missed it, catch Game Director Todd Howard’s presentation during the Xbox E3 2015 Briefing.
Beginning today, you’ll have the opportunity to unlock a new Legendary Dweller in Fallout Shelter: Preston Garvey of the Commonwealth Minutemen! Preston becomes the first Fallout 4 character available in Fallout Shelter and your dwellers will also have the opportunity brandish the weapon he wields in Fallout 4: the Laser Musket.
Preston Garvey and the Laser Musket in Fallout 4
Look for Preston and the Laser Musket in Fallout Shelter lunchboxes beginning today. Fallout Shelter is available now for free on the App Store.
This afternoon ‘Best of E3′ nominations from the Game Critics Awards’ panel were announced and we received 7 (!!!) total nominations between Fallout 4, Fallout Shelter, and DOOM. Congratulations to the dev teams from Bethesda Game Studios and id for all their hard work!
- Best of Show
- Best Console Game
- Best PC Game
- Best RPG
- Best PC Game
- Best Action Game
- Best Handheld Game
Winners for this year’s Best of E3 Awards will be announced on Tuesdsay, July 7th!
In addition to all the news from E3, we’re excited to have all our film developed from both our #BE3 Showcase and the LA Convention center. Enjoy both in the embedded imgur slideshows.
Big thanks to all the attendees that made the week so memorable, and a huge shout out to all the teams at Bethesda that made the week possible.
It’s hard to believe that two weeks have passed since our first-ever E3 Showcase. With a week to recover from our big night in Hollywood and a week’s worth of E3, let’s take a moment to check out some of the highlights from E3 week. And of course, if you’ve missed any of our E3 Showcase, don’t forget to check out our E3 2015 playlist on the Bethesda YouTube Channel.
But what about the rest of the web. If missed the official Xbox briefing, you might have missed exclusive new footage from Fallout 4. Check it out in the embed below (new stuff starts after talking with Codsworth).
On the same day, Todd also had the opportunity to participate in YouTube Gaming’s E3 Show with Geoff Keighley. Watch the interview below…
Fallout 4 was at the center of attention for many at E3 — winning Best of Show awards from multiple outlets, including:
- Game Informer – Best in Show, Best Role-Playing Game, Best Multiplayer
- EGM – Game of the Show, Best RPG
- GamesRadar — Best of E3 2015
- IGN — Best PC Game, Best Role-Playing Game, Game of Show (Runner Up)
- Neoseeker – Best RPG
- Gamespot — Best of E3 2015
- Entertainment Weekly — Best 15 Games at E3
Of course, there’s plenty else to discuss at E3, and one of the best at discussing all things Bethesda is our very own Pete Hines. He’s got some must-watch and must-read interviews, starting with his interview at Polygon that starts with “Where was Wet 2?”.
Want more E3 coverage? We dig in — game by game — after the break.
- Game Informer – New feature ’19 New Details Fans Need to Know About Fallout 4′
- IGN – Pete Hines answers the question on what makes Fallout ‘Fallout’.
- Digital Spy – New interview with Todd Howard
- Rolling Stone – Feature ’10 Things That Wowed Us”
- Game Debate – Best in Show
- GamesRadar – Feature ’17 things that maeks the E3 DOOM footage authentically, disgustingly DOOM’
- IGN – Video feature with Marty Stratton on why the new DOOM is the right DOOM for 2016.
- USA Today – Catches up with Executive Producer, Marty Stratton
- Game Informer — One of the ‘Best Shooters of E3 2015′
- Cinema Blend – Feature ‘6 Reasons To Be Excited About DOOM’
- Game Rant – Feature “‘DOOM’ is a Modern Old-School Shooter”
- YouTube Gaming feat. Geoff Keighley — Interview with Pete Hines and Harvey Smith (above)
- Game Informer – Feature ’21 Things We Didn’t Know About Dishonored 2′
- Metro UK — Harvey Smith Interview
- IGN – Video interview with Harvey Smith
- Gamespot – Details on Worldwide Beta Signup
- 3 News (New Zealand) – New interview with Executive Producer Rich Vogel
- Gamespot – Feature ‘How Bethesda Designed Battlecry’s Female Characters’
- Gamezone — Interview with Pete Hines
As new details on all these games surface, we’ll be sharing updates here on the blog.
‘Father of Survival Horror’ distinguished with the Spanish Academy Of Interactive Arts and Sciences Gamelab Honor Award
The presence of Shinji Mikami was the icing on top of an exclusive list of influencers and VIP guests visiting Barcelona this week during Gamelab 2015.
The creator of The Evil Within was presented with the 2015 Gamelab Honor Award of the Spanish Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. Mikami received this honor during Gamelab Barcelona 2015, the international conference of video games and interactive entertainment.
The Spanish Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences institutionalized the Gamelab Honor Award in 2011 to honor the careers of the most renowned professionals who, over a lifetime of work, have furthered the gaming industry.
Gamelab is supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, the Generalitat of Catalunya, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism and the City Council of Barcelona.
With the announcement of Fallout 4 (and its release date) and the surprise arrival of Fallout Shelter, we’re glowing with happiness. And not from radiation. To celebrate all things Fallout, TwitchWorks is heading back to the Capital Wasteland!
We’ll start from the beginning — literally at the Lone Wanderer’s birth — and go from there through character creation and beyond — with your help!
The adventure begins this Friday at 4pm ET. Where will it all lead? Probably to lots of ghouls, radiation, and destruction. Visit Twitch.TV/Bethesda or stick around here and watch on the embed below.
Fallout Mobile Game Quickly Tops Charts in 48 countries
June 25, 2015 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that Fallout Shelter™ – the first-ever mobile game set in the celebrated Fallout® universe from Bethesda Game Studios® – quickly became the top downloaded game in 48 countries and the top downloaded app of any kind in 25 countries following its release.
“We play games on our phones all the time, and have always wanted to make one,” said Todd Howard, Game Director at Bethesda Game Studios. “To have our first mobile game be enjoyed by so many is stunning. It just shows that gamers appreciate more depth and being treated fairly. It also shows people love Fallout as much as we do.”
Praised for its fun, addicting gameplay, and for its player-friendly approach to in-app purchases, Fallout Shelter rapidly climbed the ranks of the highest grossing apps during its first week on the App Store. Within two days of launch the game cracked the top-grossing chart, overtaking King’s Candy Crush as the App Store’s number three top-grossing app in the United States. Fallout Shelter wasn’t just a hit stateside – it also joined the ranks of the top five top-grossing games on the App Store in 37 different countries.
Fallout Shelter remains the number 1 most downloaded free game on the App Store. In the first week following its release, play sessions of Fallout Shelter have surpassed 70 million times a day by fans globally.
Fallout Shelter is a post-nuclear strategy and simulation experience that puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault. Build the perfect Vault from a variety of rooms, oversee your very own thriving community of Vault Dwellers, and protect them from the dangers of the Wasteland. Vault-Tec has provided the tools, but the rest is up to you.
Fallout Shelter is available now on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.
BATTLECRY had many exciting announcements at E3 this year! With the introduction of a new faction and a new map, as well as the sign up for worldwide beta, players had a lot to look forward to when they entered the WarZone at the Bethesda Booth.
Three days came and went like a whirlwind, but we’ve captured the best highlights in the videos below. Don’t be the last to know the victory of battle – sign up for the BATTLECRY beta today at battlecrythegame.com.
Looks like having high stats in Charisma and Luck have paid off. With so many of you looking to procure the recently announced Pip-Boy Edition for Fallout 4, we’ve managed to squeeze a some more Pip-Boys out of the factories.
Available in limited quantities, this week keep an eye on on these North American sites:
Looking to order in Europe? We’re making sure that Pip-Boys are allocated overseas. As we have new information, we will update everyone.
Whether you’re playing The Evil Within on PC, Xbox, or PlayStation, you’ll notice a new title update based on community feedback.
The Evil Within – June 2015 Update
- Console players can now remove the cinematic letterbox and play the game in full screen mode.
- Casual difficulty has been rebalanced to be more forgiving to players with increased ammo amounts and adjustments to the game’s health bar.
The new update is live on all platforms — Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4.
With all the madness from our E3 Showcase, we forgot to give the kudos to Tobuscus for his laugh-out-loud literal translation of the Fallout 4 trailer.
If you missed it… enjoy!
Don’t miss your chance to get the Fallout Pip-Boy Edition! Available for pre-order on the Bethesda Store.
The #BE3 Showcase featured worldwide gameplay premiers of DOOM, Fallout 4 and plenty of other surprises, including the now available Fallout Shelter and just announced games such as The Elder Scrolls: Legends and Dishonored 2.
Watch now to also get the new details on The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, BATTLECRY, and Dishonored; Definitive Edition!
Want to skip ahead to one game in particular? We’ve edited the segments for DOOM, Dishonored 2, and Fallout 4.
As you countdown the days (T-minus 119 days), check out over these new pics of the Pip-Boy that will be available in the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition – available in limited quantities for $119.99.
Fallout 4 Screenshots
This wearable full-scale device replicates the in-game model and supports a wide-variety of smart phones, and with the Fallout 4 companion app you can manage all of your in-game Pip-Boy menu functions…from your wrist!
Fallout Shelter puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault from Vault-Tec. Build the perfect Vault, keep your Dwellers happy, and protect them from the dangers of the Wasteland.
Vault-Tec has provided the tools, but the rest is up to you. What are you waiting for? Get started building your Vault today for free.
To discuss Fallout Shelter, visit the game’s official forums. You can also ask share feedback on Twitter with the hashtag #FalloutShelter.
Dark Anchors descend on The Imperial City, a trip to the city of the Orcs (Orsinium), and much more await!
The #BE3 Showcase teased a number of new content pieces and features coming to Tamriel.
The Han Republic has now entered the WarZone.
During tonight’s #BE3 Showcase, a new faction was revealed for BATTLECRY – our multiplayer action combat game from Austin-based BattleCry Studios.
See the intense action featuring the Han and their home map, Ironclad.
You’ll be able to play BATTLECRY – for free – beginning this Fall when Global Beta begins. Enlist today at BATTLECRYTHEGAME.com.
Bonus: For anyone who signs up before June 18th, you’ll receive priority beta access that includes a special in-game item! More details to come.
See you in the WarZone!
Excitement is in the cards! The Elder Scrolls: Legends was announced this evening at the #BE3 Showcase.
The Elder Scrolls: Legends is a free-to-play strategy card game that takes place in the world of Tamriel.
Later this year, The Elder Scrolls: Legends will be available on iPad and PC.