As a new teaser trailer for Bethesda's Fallout 3
debuts, the company has revealed both a Fall 2008 target date for the game, as well as a PlayStation 3 version to go alongside existing Xbox 360 and PC SKUs.
The teaser itself is available at Bethesda's website
, and the No Mutants Allowed fansite for the series has posted a number of mirror links
to access the footage from.
Bethesda's Pete Hines has also commented on the Fallout 3 trailer
at the IGN-affiliated Voodoo Extreme website, explaining of the footage related to the franchise, which Bethesda bought wholesale from Interplay
"That's in-engine (in-engine means it's done with game assets in our rendering engine, but isn't done real-time. If it was done in real-time, that'd be gameplay footage. This isn't something, for example, that was sent to some house [e.g. Blur Studios] so they could build assets and render it out, and create something for us to release [e.g. Dawn of War 40K
Hines added of the music and the voice acting on the teaser: "Yes, that's The Ink Spots singing "I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire"... Yes, that's Ron Perlman [voiceover man extraordinaire of Fallout 1
In addition to this information, Game Informer Magazine has revealed that their July cover game
is Fallout 3
, confirming the title as "a post-apocalyptic open-ended RPG that's hitting the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2008." More specifically, the end of the teaser trailer gives a Fall 2008 target date for the game.