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Fallout 4 Speculation Ignites Once More as Mysterious Teaser Site Emerges
Written Friday, November 15, 2013 By Richard Walker
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Speculation surrounding an impending Fallout 4 announcement has surfaced again due to the discovery of a new mysterious teaser site at 'thesurvivor2299.com'. What's adding fuel to the fire is that 'The Survivor 2299' is a listing registered by Zenimax Inc., parent company of Fallout and Elder Scrolls developer Bethesda Softworks.

Users on a Reddit thread have managed to decipher the morse code playing on the site, which is also home to a countdown timer. Both point towards December 11th, 2013, which also happens to be around the time the Spike VGA Awards are scheduled to take place.

Another Reddit thread believes the site to be a hoax however, noting that the domain was registered in Poland, rather than in Maryland, Washington DC where the developer is based.

Previous rumours have claimed that Fallout 4 will be set in Boston, Massachusetts and earlier this year the voice actor who plays Three Dog also hinted at a Fallout sequel. This one will run and run, it seems... Watch this space.

[Thanks, Reqqu]




 
 

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Comment #1 by kinjoking
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:08:41 AM
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Please be true, the world needs more fallout. STAT!


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Comment #2 by WIN308ROB
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:10:42 AM
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made my day!


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Comment #3 by Caramel Cardinal
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:11:19 AM
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it's pretty much certain there's going to be another fallout but actual confirmation of it can't come soon enough


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Comment #4 by TheZombieReaper
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:11:38 AM
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Every day is now a countdown


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Comment #5 by rye007
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:14:15 AM
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Please please please :)


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Comment #6 by GalrenCreptus
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:14:46 AM
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I really hope this is legit and not just some random person just screwing around. If it's on the Xbox One, which I hope it is, I bet it will look great and be massive.


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Comment #7 by GalrenCreptus
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:15:55 AM
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I wasn't clear in my above comment but I meant on the Xbox One versus Xbox 360.


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Comment #8 by SeraphTC
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:17:28 AM
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additional info: The file running the page is apparently entitled 'fallout.js'


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Comment #9 by Red620Ti
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:28:44 AM
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I would like a piece of this action, please.


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Comment #10 by JT Fever
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:51:57 AM
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Multiply this statement by infinity "PLEASE BE TRUE"


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Comment #11 by BiggD
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 07:52:16 AM
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They did the same with Skyrim during 2010's VGAs right? THIS NEEDS TO HAPPEN.


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Comment #12 by SPARTAN 8554
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:02:51 AM
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Best news of the day


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Comment #13 by FullMoonBeaver
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:10:10 AM
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This would be amazballs. I want to go and play some Fallout 3 now. But I'll probably really enjoy it more in the run up to a release date. Either way, I don't mind where its set, what the story is, I just want there to be a Fallout 4. Bring on the wasteland.


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Comment #14 by LokTechCEO
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:14:37 AM
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Fabulous. Fallout 3 and New vegas are among my favourite games of all time.. And i've played hundreds of games over the years. Sure they don't have the best graphics but they're just so damn addictive. Next gen fallout will look so goddamn amazing. I love exploring the wasteland and meeting wacky characters and creatures


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Comment #15 by smokevf
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:21:34 AM
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What would really make this amazing is if they would reveal this with co op!


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Comment #16 by cheevo360
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:23:32 AM
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DUMP ALL TEASERS AND RUMOURS!!! Bethesda just FFS to tell us it is real and Fallout 4 is finally coming in late 2014 or during 2015 for release on Xbox One, PS4 and PC!!!!


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Comment #17 by Zoron
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:32:58 AM
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I'm calling it. !2-13-14 release date.


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Comment #18 by Blackest Metal
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:37:34 AM
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JUST TAKE MY MONEY NOW!!

For me, Fallout 3 was the best game if the (very soon to be) last gen, fucking loved every one of the 600 odd hours I put into my 7 or 8 playthroughs


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Comment #19 by Emperor 95
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:38:34 AM
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@15 Who would say such a thing! DOWNVOTE!


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Comment #20 by LokTechCEO
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:43:12 AM
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@16 Don't forget current gen too. Quite a few people are keeping their 360 or ps3


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Comment #21 by smokevf
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:44:40 AM
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@19

I as a gamer would say such a thing. Singleplayer games get old fast now a days, you beat it once and your done, or you play it again and you know 70% of what to expect, co op makes everygame fun even if the game is bad. Being able to play a game with your friend, family member, internet friend makes gaming so much better. So yeah I said it would be amazing if it had co op, did I say the game will be bad with out it? No.


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Comment #22 by DAnDaRk11
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 08:50:01 AM
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"I don't want to set the world on fire........."


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Comment #23 by UndeadOutcast343
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:09:22 AM
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Its about time! been waiting for this for too long.


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Comment #24 by CyberPunch83
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:14:44 AM
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Reddit is blowing up over this right now. In the short time the site has been up, they've done everything but confirm a release date. I believe this is happening. For the love of god don't let this be a hoax.


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Comment #25 by the kuban elder
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:23:34 AM
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Best new of the day!! i am waiting for this. now we can start dreaming on how it is going to be...ahhhhhhh!!


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Comment #26 by YBloc Rellim
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:29:18 AM
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I just hope it makes up for the horrible shit mess that was New Vegas.

You can all lie to yourselves as much as you like but you know that New Vegas was nothing compared to Fallout 3.


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Comment #27 by YiazmatXII
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:41:06 AM
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This time... This. Is. It!

on 11th December at 2pm GMT... Fallout 4 will be announced

(hopefully)


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Comment #28 by Fire Mage
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:50:25 AM
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Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease.


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Comment #29 by Samigi
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:55:46 AM
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Oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy!


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Comment #30 by Ark_Thompson
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:56:57 AM
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@26 Actually I prefered New Vegas...And I'm not lying to myself. Yes it was buggy, it had flaws and all...but Fallout 3 too. And if you're one of those who say that 3 is better than New Vegas just because of the main plot (which is way better in 3, I admit), then 5% of the game is not really relevant when you compare two games.

OT : I'm as eager as everyone here to see an announcement for Fallout 4. It's been too long since I had my last Fallout injection.


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Comment #31 by DuanieBaby
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 09:57:14 AM
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Fallout 4? SOMEBODY HUG ME!


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Comment #32 by Quid Squid
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:00:15 AM
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fallout.css also in the sourcecode


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Comment #33 by davesuk
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:05:25 AM
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any one figure out what the morse code message is on the "thesurvivor2299.com" site is?


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Comment #34 by Darkforce412
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:09:03 AM
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Fallout 3 was one of my favorite games of all time they have to make Fallout 4.


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Comment #35 by Fire Mage
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:26:48 AM
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@30:
I don't think New Vegas was bad, but Fallout 3 was light-years better. Fallout 3's all around story was way better. The environment of the Capital Wastelands was way better than the southwestern deserts of New Vegas. There were more memorable characters in Fallout 3 than New Vegas. There were more memorable and detailed locations in Fallout 3 than New Vegas.

The only thing I give to New Vegas is that the DLC for New Vegas was all-around better than the DLC for Fallout 3, as the DLC fixed the things that New Vegas itself did wrong in the first place.

In any case, Fallout 3 was way better just in its world alone: Megaton, Rivet City, Citadel, Little Lamplight, Paradise Falls, Tenpenny Tower, not to mention the DC-area itself, among lots of other places that were interesting like Oasis and the Republic of Dave. Daaaaaaave!

New Vegas was disappointing. Don't get me wrong, I still had fun playing--but the Khans sucked, the NCR was okay, Caesar's Legion was okay, and the Boomers were boring. Primm, Goodsprings, and Novac were all little interesting places to be but they didn't have much in the long run (except for like Boone in Novac).

That pretty much covers the main areas in New Vegas except for Vegas itself, which of course is awesome. But that was a letdown too. You can run through the entirety of Vegas in like 3 to 4 minutes. The rest of "Vegas" are just slums that have no remnants of being part of Vegas.


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Comment #36 by Astrex
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:28:08 AM
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fuck me i want this so bad!


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Comment #37 by LokTechCEO
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:33:13 AM
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@26 You only hate it because of the bugs/glitches that were present around the release date. Most of them are fixed now, I haven't encountered any.


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Comment #38 by Jack Frost
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:41:12 AM
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If anything, this game will be one of the factors that makes me finally pick up a next-gen console.

This and Red Dead 3...


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Comment #39 by Goggs
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:58:45 AM
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Lets hope they release it on xbox 360


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Comment #40 by BiggD
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:00:06 AM
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Apparently, it's been flagged as "probably a hoax" on /r/Games due to the fact that it was registered through GoDaddy and all of Bethesda's domains thus fair have been registered through CorporateDomains.


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Comment #42 by deluxnugs
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:35:31 AM
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i hate it because it sucked ass. i hate everybody who enjoyed it, because now they will make more. uggghhh. more trash games being made because of all the sheep.


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Comment #43 by Ark_Thompson
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:36:57 AM
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@35 I'm...don't know the word...While reading all you said, I agree with 99% of it, still, I had more fun playing Fallout New Vegas than the 3rd one. So I'll guess that what killed my experience with Fallout 3 was not the content but the bugs. I bought it on PS3 when it came out, and it was the first game that made my console froze. And it froze a lot(more than one freeze every hour). If you add to that the fact that some quest characters were missing (actually I discovered them later when I sold the PS3 version for the Xbox 360 version), that some props were disappearing in front of me...I guess that's why I took less pleasure with the 3rd. As a compensation, I bought New Vegas on 360 and never had in three complete playthrough a single bug/freeze...That must be why I prefer New Vegas. It's stupid and not objective, but it's the way it is...


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Comment #44 by Fire Mage
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:54:08 AM
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@43:
That's completely counter-intuitive. Not necessarily your reasoning, but your experience.

There were like 1000 bugs with New Vegas, and Fallout 3 did not have nearly as much. I virtually never had issues with Fallout 3 besides my character getting stuck somewhere a couple times, but New Vegas crashed my console and froze, had all sorts of weird model issues, etc.

There was a total shit-storm about people's glitches in New Vegas. So for you to have just the opposite happen... Uhh, hmm...


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Comment #45 by gravelandx88
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 12:02:46 PM
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*must stay calm*


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Comment #46 by GalrenCreptus
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 12:09:07 PM
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@42 Everything you said is based on your opinion which does not make it correct, doesn't make it wrong either though since opinions are never right or wrong, they just are. People have different tastes. If everyone liked the exact same thing then we'd have nothing but COD and the exact same sports games every year. As it is, thankfully, we're not limited to that. You didn't like Fallout, that's perfectly fine by me. I don't hate someone who likes a game I don't like. To do so is just incredibly pointless.


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Comment #47 by Gentleman
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 12:26:04 PM
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Man I really hope it isn't a hoax, I REALLY enjoyed Fallout 3 and all of it's DLC, the plot was great too.

I can't even finish New Vegas' DLC due to some pretty heavy bugs.


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Comment #48 by GalrenCreptus
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 12:26:07 PM
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@43 I think you just got very lucky but keep in mind that you went from playing one game on one console to playing a different game on a different console.

I have both Fallout 3 and NV for the 360 and the PS3 and have had more system freezes with the PS3 versions of each. I would definitely recommend trying Fallout 3 on the 360 if you can, I think you'll enjoy it a lot more than when you played it on the PS3. Of course, given your experience with it on the PS3 I don't think it'd take much for you to enjoy it more lol.

Both are great games but Fallout 3 has that post-nuclear war feel to it. NV just feels like some generic run down town in a desert. Though the different weapons and combat mechanics NV introduced were pretty cool.


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Comment #49 by AustinJM
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 12:30:12 PM
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Please please please be true. Fallout 3 is a spectacular game and I'm sure fallout 4 will bb as good or even better. Fingers crossed!


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Comment #50 by ShinAkuma
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 12:49:35 PM
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the fonts seem to be the same FALLOUT-ish they always use, and the sound reminds me of radios throughout the wastelands.
Let's hope this is not a hoax site and actually is something about fallout.


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Comment #51 by TheZombieReaper
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 01:04:32 PM
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http://12072299.tumblr.com/


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Comment #52 by Dr Popodopolus
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 01:04:43 PM
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PS4 exclusive

confirmed


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Comment #53 by Mrryan12
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 04:05:30 PM
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So on that website, I noticed that icon under the countdown... I've seen it somewhere. I swear that is just like the icon when loading Fallout NV, you know near the bottom with the spinning roulette table?

http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/File:Fonv_icon.jpg

Tell me im not going crazy over nothing, I would hate for that to be the case again. Anyways whenever Fallout 4 is released, it's gonna be the game of my life.


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Comment #54 by AKfoy0face
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 04:25:23 PM
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i hope its for the 360 to even though i think im gettin an xboxone around tax time


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Comment #55 by smokevf
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 05:58:09 PM
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@52

The ps4 is out and yet your still here...unless you didnt preorder ps4 which most people like you that bash at xbox did, go play it! Stop coming on here. Why worry about anything xbox of you have next gen right now!


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Comment #56 by Yo menus1
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 06:55:14 PM
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Fallout 4 for next gen consoles would be cool, but i think it may come out on 360 with the skyrim engine. Possibly a port to next gen.


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Comment #57 by eric1percent
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:07:29 PM
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@33 it's in the article


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Comment #58 by TigerII
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 10:59:54 PM
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I hope it isn't in America again. So tired of almost every game being set in America or the playable is American. There is a whole wide world. inb4whinymuris


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Comment #59 by Zombiedrd
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:01:36 PM
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@58. Well, Bethesda is an American company, so there is that. The US is also the largest gaming nation(Outside of China, but those are all MMOs), so it makes sense a lot of games are aimed at them.


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Comment #60 by LokTechCEO
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:13:03 PM
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The thought of waiting another few months after the release date and official trailer is released isn't great.. So hopefully the first couple of trailers will give us quite a bit of information :)


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Comment #61 by Nekrobutcher
Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 11:58:27 PM
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OH PLEASE OH PLEASE OH PLEASE OH PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE


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Comment #62 by xRelentlessx
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 03:40:02 AM
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we need a next gen fallout


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Comment #63 by armylifer94
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 09:49:44 AM
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More Fallout is always welcome. I would love to see a trailer for this. Like someone above has stated, its time to get back into Fallout 3 again.


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Comment #64 by Joker0fLife
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 10:42:04 AM
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@58 As nice as that sounds, it just isn't plausable. Besides the handful of English speaking countries, the rest of them aren't multi-cultural. It wouldn't be nearly as fun seeing nothing but Indonisians or Japanese people running around. Not to mention if a nuclear fallout DID occur, half those countries would be dust considering their buildings have the structural fortitude of an ant mound..


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Comment #65 by Akatsuki Seven
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 12:31:48 PM
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cannot wait for this game to come out. every fallout has been amazing with the map npc quests etc. i am so stoked to find out more about this. Bethesda has made such a great game since they took over.


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Comment #67 by blleiffer
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 03:54:56 PM
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#52 I have no idea how anyone would fall for that.


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Comment #68 by DivineE
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 08:17:28 PM
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@58 its understandable that the game would still be set in America because to create one outside would take a lot of research, picking a country and place for the setting and also cultural aspects as well. Not saying it can't be done though maybe one day they will create a game that shows how the rest of the world survived :) This is just my opinion though, looking forward to the new game.


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Comment #69 by Shiv
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 09:25:09 PM
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Fallout's always been set in the continental US, except for Operation Anchorage (and I guess Mothership Zeta counts just the same). I don't see them going outside the US for anything but a DLC pack for a while.

And, sorry guys, but this looks like someone's pulling all of our chains. The "survivor" site seems to look for age verification, and the only piece of information I found was that the morse code sound file was named "bridgeport". Assuming that Boston is the setting, that means they're looking at encompassing three states in the game -- which is awesome, but unlikely. I think a genuine piece of marketing would have a little more going on with it. I dunno, it doesn't look good to me -- but I am hoping I'm wrong.


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Comment #70 by DaChiefOfOwnage
Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 11:26:24 PM
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I played Fallout 3 once.

400 hours later, I realised I had to actually do stuff.


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Comment #72 by DM HavoX
Sunday, November 17, 2013 @ 07:31:33 PM
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Can we get a Pip-Boy style smart watch to go with this sequel please?


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Comment #73 by UT Austin
Sunday, November 17, 2013 @ 11:29:02 PM
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http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/18/bethesda-trademarks-fallout-4-in-europe


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Comment #76 by HareJordan23
Friday, November 29, 2013 @ 11:51:22 PM
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please be snowy


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