Crazy papercraft Vertibird almost ready for takeoff

“It’ll be the most detailed thing I’ve made by far, but it’s not all that complex.” – Papercraft pro Ken Murdock, on building his insanely detailed model of a Vertibird from Fallout 3. It took Murdock three months of part-time tooling to nail down the skeleton of the machine. Once he finalizes the texture work, he plans to release the blueprints to would-be crafters; we’ll be sure to post them here.

DOOM, Oblivion & Fallout make GamesTM’s 100 Greatest

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The Cacodemon’s perfectly pixel-crafted face graces one of the many covers of this month’s GamesTM. The magazine is celebrating its 100th issue by counting down the 100 greatest games of all time, with DOOM, Oblivion and Fallout 3 all making the list.

Impressively, all 100 games got their own cover for the month, so click below for a look at the Oblivion and Fallout spreads:
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Don’t forget to vote for this year’s Golden Joystick nominees

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Just a reminder that we’re less than two months away (October 29th) until this year’s Golden Joystick Awards are announced. Shortlist voting, which runs through October 25th, includes the following nominees…

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One to Watch Award
Brink
Fallout: New Vegas
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RPG of the Year Award
Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition
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Ultimate Game of the Year Award
Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition

For more details on this year’s Golden Joysticks, head here.

IGN Top 25 Lists Honor Fallout 3 and Oblivion

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With the Xbox 360 nearly five years old, the editorial staff at IGN put together a new list of the Top 25 Xbox 360 Games. Bethesda Game Studios’ Oblivion and Fallout 3 both made the list — ranking #10 and #2, respectively.

Thanks to all of you for playing the games, and congrats to the devs that worked on these titles.

Deals, Deals, Deals

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Wanted to share a few promotions that are currently going on titles from Bethesda Game Studios…

Gamestop has some crazy deals on popular titles, including Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition (PS3/360) for $39.99. For more details head here.

Elsewhere, if you’re trying to save on Fallout 3 GOTY on PC — there’s notable deals at both Direct2Drive and Steam.  Through Friday, D2D is selling the game at $24.95 (that’s half off). Meanwhile Steam has announced the Bethesda Pack –featuring Fallout 3: GOTY, Morrowind GOTY, and Oblivion GOTY Deluxe for a package price of $69.99 (that’s a total savings of $24.98).

As always, if we see any noteworthy deals, we’ll keep you in the know.

Fallout 3 DLC now sold separately on Steam

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We get a lot of questions here at Bethblog HQ. Mainly about werewolves. However, over the last few weeks we’ve received more than a few inquiries about purchasing Fallout 3 DLC on Steam separately. Today we have a pretty satisfactory answer on the issue: Yes You Can.

In a fitting event to mark the birthday of Washington, DC, Steam now features all five Fallout 3 add-ons for individual purchase. In fact, here’s a handy link to all of the DLC pages on the Steam store. Please note: the Steam DLC is only compatible with the Steam version of Fallout 3. That said, happy content downloading.