30 October, 2008 (London, UK)– Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax Media company, announced today that Fallout® 3, its award-winning post-apocalyptic video game, is now available online and in retail stores across Europe. The game will be available in the UK and Australia on 31 October. Developed at Bethesda Game Studios– creators of the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®– Fallout 3 is now available on the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows.
Fallout 3 has captured audiences worldwide with its dark humor, compelling storyline and stunning visuals. The game features one of the most realized game worlds ever created. Set more than 200 years following a nuclear war, you can create any kind of character you want and explore the open wastes of Washington, D.C however you choose. Every minute is a fight for survival as you encounter Super Mutants, Ghouls, Raiders, and other dangers of the Wasteland.
Fallout 3 has already won numerous awards including Best of Show from the official Game Critics Awards at E3 2008 and Eurogamer (UK) and GameSpy (US) awarded the game a perfect 10 out of 10 review score. The game has been featured on more than 100 covers worldwide and continues to receive outstanding review scores including a 10 out of 10 in Official Xbox Magazine (US) and five out of five stars in FHM (UK).
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software and has produced numerous award-winning titles, most recently with 2006 PC and Xbox 360™ Game of the Year and RPG of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®, and the 2002 PC and Xbox® Game of the Year and RPG of the Year, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind®. Among Bethesda’s more popular franchises are The Elder Scrolls® series and Fallout®, as well as its licensed properties, such as Star Trek®. Its product line spans the sports, racing, RPG, strategy, and action genres. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
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