Team Xbox has a list of their most anticipated RPGs for 2008, and Fallout 3 shows up in there:
Andy: Many figured that, when game publisher Interplay all but fell off the map, a lot of its notable game franchises would drop into limbo or maybe never been seen again. That’s why it was such a blast (pun intended) for Bethesda Softworks to announce that it was putting out a sequel to the post-apocalyptic Fallout series.
From what we’ve been shown, your Fallout 3 adventure will begin in Vault 101, where your character was born and where you’re expected to die. However, the action picks up after a departure from the vault, and your fragile little existence gets much more complicated and dangerous.
We’re also expecting that Fallout 3 will have hybrid gameplay elements, such as combat that resembles a first-person shooter—though with more intricacies and nuances. And the little bits we’ve seen reveal character dialogue that could actually be as entertaining as the gameplay. Imagine, a smart, sassy and challenging RPG…