This is a weird one.
Fallout developers Tim Cain and Chris Avellone will help write the Nuka Break web show if its kickstarter raises $120,000.
The long-running legal tussle between Bethesda and Interplay over rights to a proposed Fallout MMO has seemingly come to its conclusion.
Work can continue on Interplay's planned Fallout MMO after Bethesda lost an appeal upholding a court's decision to deny it a preliminary injunction against the developer.
A court has dismissed Bethesda's request for a restraining order against Masthead, who is supposedly co-developing a planned Fallout MMO with Interplay.
Post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game Fallout Online could be dead before launch after it emerged publisher Interplay is close to financial ruin.
Interplay reckons it could end up developing the sixth Fallout game if Bethesda successfully prevents it from releasing Fallout Online.
Bethesda Softworks has hit back at Interplay's claim that the latest in a long line of attempts to derail its planned Fallout MMO was "absurd".
The long-running legal dispute over a planned Fallout MMO has taken a fresh turn this week, with the mooted game's developer Interplay dubbing Bethesda's latest legal claim against it "absurd".
The future of MMO Fallout Online was cast in doubt today after it emerged that Bethesda and Interplay were still embroiled in a thought-settled lawsuit over the post-apocalyptic IP.
Long-in development MMO Fallout Online will launch in the second half of 2012, Interplay has promised.
In an interview with Edge magazine Interplay president Eric Caen said 2012 will also see a Fallout Online beta.
Caen's comments will no doubt reassure fans troubled by the legal dispute between Interplay and Fallout 3 creator Bethesda over the game.
Interplay has released another piece of Fallout Online art: a pamphlet for the fictional Church of Harold.
Still eager to prove that it's actually making Fallout Online, Interplay has started sending out teaser newsletters to people who sign up at the MMO's website - and has announced the fact in a press release.
Interplay's massively multiplayer Fallout title now has a website and that website is encouraging people to sign up for a beta test.
Check out the Fallout Online website if you want to do that, which you probably do.
Publisher Interplay has had legal and financial difficulties for some time - perhaps the latter explains why its website is hosted on a 56k modem - but hopefully this latest news is an indication that it's moving in the right direction.
A flicker of hope that the legal dispute between Interplay and Bethesda over the rights to Fallout might have been resolved has been quickly stamped out by Bethesda.
Interplay has said that its "post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game", codenamed Project V13, will enter public beta in 2012.
Most observers agree that Project V13 is intended to be the Fallout MMO that Interplay has been talking about since 2004. However, its right to make that game is currently being disputed in the law courts by Fallout rights holder Bethesda.
The beta news came in a press release announcing that Interplay had finalised its agreement to develop Project V13 with Bulgarian developer Masthead, currently making Earthrise - a, guess what, post-apocalyptic MMO. (Good spot, Videogamer.)
Interplay has released some concept art images for its Fallout MMO in an effort to prove that the game is actually being made.
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.
Financial papers from Interplay suggest that Bethesda might sue the struggling publisher over its planned Fallout MMO.
Interplay has announced that it's bringing Bulgarian outfit Masthead Studios in on its "Project V13" MMO - the game that is so obviously Fallout Online.
Fallout co-creator Jason Anderson has joined fellow Interplay veteran Brian Fargo at his inXile studio, where he's working on a new single-player RPG.
On its new website, back-from-the-dead publisher Interplay has as good as confirmed that it has begun development on a Fallout MMO.
The company said last year that it was seeking funding for the project.
Now, the company's site has announced the opening of a new studio in Orange County, California dedicated to development of its "new MMO, code-named Project V13, headed by original creators of Fallout".
Interplay has confirmed that Earthworm Jim, Dark Alliance, Descent and MDK are targets for future sequels.
Interplay has popped a placeholder image on its old website that promises a fresh design is "coming soon".
Revitalised US publisher Interplay has re-opened its internal development studio in an attempt to rekindle some of its old magic.
Resurgent US publisher Interplay has said it is working on Fallout Online, a game that will play a key role in its future plans.
Troubled publisher Interplay is planning to dabble in MMORPGs, and may begin with post-apocalyptic RPG series Fallout, according to comments made by CEO Herve Caen in the wake of another round of disappointing financial results.