Babyhood of Steel

Recently BGS character artist Dennis Mejilones and his wife Elizabeth welcomed their first child, Adriana Dahlia. To help celebrate the occasion, world artist Josh Jay, whose been known to make some pretty amazing helmets in the past, decided to create a helmet for Adriana.

In the slideshow below, check out various images of the production process, and read our short interview with Jay after the break.

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On the Storefront: Vault-Tec Bobbleheads! (Updated)

Update: We are currently sold out of Bobbleheads, but check back! We’ll be restocking them in December and will be sure to let everyone know.

We’re giving you a head start to up those Skills and advance what makes you S.P.E.C.I.A.L.! Vault-Tec Bobbleheads have come to the store and are available for you to pre-order now. They’re sure to look great on any shelf or bobblehead stand.

Order one (or both!) at store.bethsoft.com to guarantee you have one before they are Out of Stock in 2277*.

*Could be earlier than that…

Happy 5th Birthday, Fallout 3

Five years ago today, Fallout 3 released in North America. To celebrate the occasion, share your favorite #Fallout3Memories with our official Twitter account for Bethesda Game Studios – @BGS_Devs.

Related, Eurogamer recently put up a new feature highlighting the game as one of the best games of this generation. Elsewhere, GamesTM ranked the game #1 in their list of 50 Defining Games of This Console Generation, and Todd Howard commented on the honor here.

On the Storefront

Stay comfortable during your nuclear winter in these new men’s long sleeved tees. We haven’t forgotten those of you in the warmer temperatures inside the Vault. There are new men’s short sleeved shirts available as well. Visit store.bethsoft.com for the newest and best in Vault-Tec gear.

Also, don’t forget! Today is the last day to pick up your, Vault Boy of the Month: Grim Reaper Sprint shirt. Get it before its reclaimed by the Wasteland.

August’s Vault Boy Tee of the Month

Just revealed at QuakeCon (and available early for attendees), August’s Vault Boy Tee of the Month features the Rad Absorption perk. You’ll literally beam with pride wearing the shirt — as it glows in the dark. Can’t wait to see these in the dark corners of the BYOC.

Per usual, you’ve got one week to purchase this month’s tee before it goes back into the Vault.

Order here!

Gary (Updated)

Update: The extremely limited Gary hoodie is available for purchase while supplies last.

Want one of these Vault 108 hoodies? You’ll need to act quickly tomorrow when they go up at store.bethsoft.com.

Just as there were 54 Garys in Fallout 3’s Vault 108, we will only sell 54 individually-numbered hoodies* (Gary 01 — Gary 54). Due to the extremely limited nature of this item, we can’t honor requests for specific numbers.

As soon as the hoodies are available tomorrow, we’ll update this post and also notify fans following our Twitter and Facebook pages.

New prices for digital content

Effective this week, we have new pricing on a number of games and add-ons across Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Store, and Steam. They include:

Xbox LIVE

  • Oblivion: Shivering Isles — 800 Microsoft Points
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Games on Demand) — $29.99
  • Dishonored (Games on Demand) —  $29.99
  • Fallout: New Vegas — $14.99
  • Fallout 3 — $14.99
  • Fallout 3 Add-Ons (Operation: Anchorage, The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout, Mothership Zeta) — 400 Microsoft Points each
  • QUAKE Arena Arcade — 400 Microsoft Points

PlayStation Store

  • Oblivion: Shivering Isles — $9.99
  • Dishonored — $29.99
  • Fallout 3 Add-Ons (Operation: Anchorage, The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout, Mothership Zeta) — $4.99 each

Steam

  • Skyrim — $29.99
  • Dishonored — $29.99
  • Fallout: New Vegas — $9.99
  • Fallout 3 Add-Ons (Operation: Anchorage, The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout, Mothership Zeta) — $4.99 each