Talking Toasters, Pop Rocks And Other Fun Stuff Cut From Fallout 2

The sequel to Interplay's legendary post-apocalyptic role-playing game was bigger and badder than the original Fallout, which translates into more space on the cutting room floor for discarded storylines, abandoned features, unrealized non-player characters and a fully-upgradeable, completely drive-able vehicle. » 3/14/15 5:00pm 3/14/15 5:00pm

Humanoid Raccoons, Supermutant Invasions And Other Cut Fallout Content

I would have loved the original Fallout so much more had the planned mutant raccoon faction made it into the game. VG Facts' "Leftovers" series looks at the S'lanter faction, extra maps, the planned Supermutant invasion and other bits left out of the post-apocalyptic classic. » 12/21/14 5:00pm 12/21/14 5:00pm

What The Hell Is Up With The New Black Isle? [Update]

Black Isle was one of the great game studios of its era, but the visionary company that existed in the 90s and early oughts is no more, and its revival is something else entirely—something that seems more sketchy every day. » 12/23/12 2:00pm 12/23/12 2:00pm

Looks Like Interplay Is Bringing Back The Studio That Made Fallout

It seems like Black Isle, the game studio behind RPG classics like Fallout and Planescape: Torment, is making some sort of comeback. » 8/22/12 11:43am 8/22/12 11:43am

Great Moments in Gaming Humor: Fallout Talks to You Like You're Stupid

Since the early days of the RPG, role-playing video games have allowed players to sacrifice intelligence points to further some more important statistic. Fallout » 3/26/12 4:00pm 3/26/12 4:00pm is one of the only ones that treats you like the moron you've made.

That Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Is Under Way

inXile is trying to raise $900,000 for the sequel to the 1988 post-apocalyptic RPG. We'll have more details on this project tomorrow morning. [Kickstarter] » 3/13/12 4:45pm 3/13/12 4:45pm

Fallout Could've Been About Time-Traveling, Dinosaurs, and Monkey Murder

The original Fallout was a gamble that paid off big-time; it set in place a tone, gameplay philosophy and fiction that is still going strong today. Fallout games are best known for their evocative, funny, dark and violent post-apocalyptic world. But it could have been another kind of game entirely. » 3/08/12 3:00pm 3/08/12 3:00pm

The Great Fallout Legal Battle Ends Without a Fallout MMO

As reported last week, the legal battle between Bethesda and Interplay over the final fate of a massively multiplayer online Fallout game has ended in a settlement, one that leaves full control of Fallout intellectual properties in the hands of Bethesda. » 1/09/12 5:00pm 1/09/12 5:00pm

The Great Fallout Legal Battle is Over

The legal stoush between Bethesda and Interplay over the rights to certain aspects of the Fallout universe, which has been dragging on for years, has finally been settled, according to a report on Fallout fansite Duck & Cover. » 1/02/12 10:00pm 1/02/12 10:00pm

The One Star Trek Game Every Star Trek Fan Should Play

On September 8, Star Trek turned 45 years old. Happy Birthday, Star Trek! Even though I hate you and your cheap-ass sets and lame vision of the future and hammy plots and silly aliens and... » 9/09/11 12:00am 9/09/11 12:00am

The Fallout MMO Might Not Survive the Coming Apocalypse

The Fallout MMO, which has been chugging along for a while now with seemingly little progress made, is now in danger of going under completely as the game's developers stare down the barrel of a rusty, post-apocalyptic gun. » 5/31/11 2:30am 5/31/11 2:30am

BioWare's First Third-Person Shooter Comes to WiiWare

While BioWare may be known for its epic role-playing games, back in 2000 the developer was responsible for crafting the sequel to one of the greatest third-person shooters of all time, MDK, and today that sequel comes to WiiWare. » 5/09/11 11:00am 5/09/11 11:00am

See the Story Treatment for the Aborted Fallout Movie

In 1998, a year after Fallout released and became a smash hit on the PC, the game's publisher formed a films division intending to develop its properties into movies. One of those was to be Fallout. The story treatment for that film has been found. » 3/19/11 2:00pm 3/19/11 2:00pm

The Making Of Out Of This World And The Infinite Fax Attack

Eric Chahi, the creator of moody landmark adventure game Out of This World (aka Another World), once fought with his publisher, Interplay, via fax machine. Things got so bad at one point he attacked Interplay's offices with the dreaded "infinite fax." » 3/03/11 5:00pm 3/03/11 5:00pm

Fallout MMO Might Need To Duck & Cover

For over a year now, two companies have slugged it out in the courts, battling over the past - and in some cases future - of the Fallout franchise. This month, that battle took a slightly ridiculous turn. » 12/24/10 7:00am 12/24/10 7:00am

MDK2 To Make A Killing On WiiWare, PC This 'Winter'

The latest Interplay game to make the leap to Nintendo's WiiWare service is MDK2, BioWare's shooter from the year 2000, joining other WiiWare-bound re-releases like Clayfighter and Descent. But that's not all Interplay and developer Beamdog have in store. » 6/25/10 7:40pm 6/25/10 7:40pm

Legal Battle Over Fallout MMO Continues

The legal battle between Fallout IP holder Bethesda and original creator Interplay rages on, despite a dropped appeal granting false hopes to fans eager for a massively-multiplayer online Fallout title. » 4/22/10 5:20pm 4/22/10 5:20pm