Fallout 2 turned 20 years old yesterday.
The Fallout Anthology has just been announced, grouping five beloved post-apocalyptic RPGs together for the first time.
With Wasteland 2 out now and Torment: Tides of Numenera in full production, developer inXile Entertainmen appears to be looking to the future.
They were removed from GOG at the end of 2013, but now Fallout 1, 2 and Tactics are reinstated... on Steam.
It's been more than a year since Skyrim developer Bethesda Game Studios moved wholesale onto its "next major project", which we expect to be Fallout 4. The game was in pre-production while Skyrim DLC rolled out, and in April 2013 was declared ready for the team's "full attention".
Fallout fell out of retro-game-download-shop Good Old Games' hands at the end of the year because it was no longer old licensor Interplay's to give away. Bethesda's the boss now.
How's this for a freebie? GOG's Winter Sale is dishing out Fallout 1, 2 & Tactics for free from now until Saturday (14th) at 2pm UK time.
Guido Henkel, the man whose masked face dominates the Planescape: Torment box art, is working on a new role-playing game called Deathfire.
Fallout publisher Bethesda Softworks has registered a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for "an on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world."
The newly resurrected Black Isle Studios intends to make triple-A role-playing games based on Interplay's intellectual property, it's said.
Update: Former Black Isle lead designer Chris Avellone has given Eurogamer his take on the news.
Kickstarter darling Wasteland 2 has attracted more mouth-watering talent - game designer, writer and author Colin McComb, who played a pivotal role making revered RPG Planescape: Torment. He also worked on Fallout 2.
Fallout developers Tim Cain and Chris Avellone will help write the Nuka Break web show if its kickstarter raises $120,000.
Interplay's Fallout MMO may never see the light of day as Bethesda attempts to terminate the licensing agreement with a lawsuit filed last week.
GOG.com (good old games) turns one tomorrow and will celebrate by offering a free Interplay game for every Interplay game purchased. In other words: buy one, get one free.
Interplay classics Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics, Kingpin and Sacrifice have been added to Steam.