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Fallout 1 and 2 Remakes: A Distant Dream?

In the world of gaming, few franchises have garnered as much attention and acclaim as the Fallout series. With its unique blend of post-apocalyptic storytelling and immersive gameplay, Fallout has captivated gamers for decades. However, recent statements from Bethesda’s director, Todd Howard, have left fans of the original games in a state of disappointment.

The Desire for Remakes

The popularity of the Fallout IP is currently at its peak, partly due to the upcoming TV show on Amazon. This has led to a surge in interest from both new and old players, with many hoping for a remake of the first two games in the series. The unique settings of the original titles, particularly their connection to the Amazon Prime series, have been highlighted as compelling reasons for remakes.

Bethesda’s Stance

Despite the growing sentiment among fans, Howard has confirmed that remakes or console ports for the older Fallout games are not in the pipeline. He emphasized the charm of the original games and expressed his desire for players to experience them as they were. For Bethesda, the priority is ensuring the games are available and playable, and that they function properly on modern systems.

Preserving the Original Gameplay

Howard has stressed the importance of preserving the original gameplay of Fallout 1 and 2. He believes these games should be played with a mouse and keyboard, echoing the PC RPG craze of the ’90s. The developer values the authenticity and nostalgic charm of the original games, and wants players to experience the games as they were originally designed.

Future Plans for the Fallout Franchise

While the remakes might not be coming anytime soon, Bethesda has plans for the Fallout franchise. The company plans to start working on Fallout 5 once it completes development on The Elder Scrolls 6. Given the timeline, the next Fallout game could potentially be a decade away.

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