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Bethesda's next project is an iPhone game!

12-28-2009, 12:28 PM
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Bethesda's next project is an iPhone game!

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Similarly, in February of this year, Bethesda Softworks' Todd Howard indicated that one of Bethesda's next projects is an iPhone game.
I also remember hearing Todd say that fallout 3 may be coming to the iPhone. This looks interesting. Any speculation as to what may come?
12-28-2009, 01:27 PM
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Here's hoping its a port of morrowind.

12-28-2009, 01:33 PM
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I think I speak for many when I say I don't wanna play a port of Fallout 3, a huge, graphically heavy RPG previously played on PCs, 360s, and PS3, on a tiny LCD screen without any tactile controls. iPhone games (for the most part) need to be built from the ground up.
12-28-2009, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Kamazar View Post
I think I speak for many when I say I don't wanna play a port of Fallout 3, a huge, graphically heavy RPG previously played on PCs, 360s, and PS3, on a tiny LCD screen without any tactile controls. iPhone games (for the most part) need to be built from the ground up.
I heard that Apple is gonna release a tablet device that runs iPhone OS sometime next year; and they already asked a few selected devs to develop a custom version of their apps to show case the new device. Really looking forward to that!
12-28-2009, 01:48 PM
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i dont know why but im sensing that Pirates of Caribbean MMORPG is coming out lmao
12-28-2009, 01:58 PM
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I'd imagne Fallout 3 would be to big to do a decent port, Fallout 1 or 2 maybe. Wasn't there an Elder Scrolls game released on PSP recently or to be released soon? Perhaps we'll get a stripped version of that.
12-28-2009, 02:00 PM
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Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind and Fallout 1 and 2 would fit nicely on the iPhone, I think.
12-28-2009, 02:06 PM
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i think it will be called Fallout Touch... stripped way down version of Fallout 1 or 2
12-28-2009, 02:39 PM
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Howard hinted at an iPhone game last year. There are a couple threads about it. As for ports, they have already released a mobile phone version of oblivion, so don't expect them to do something old and simple for the iPhone.
12-28-2009, 02:52 PM
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Joined: Jul 2009
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Some thoughts...

Mobile Oblivion would be amazing...except the combat might be a bit tricky to control. I just hope they don't use accelerometer for controls if it is an oblivion port.... that would ruin everything. Maybe an elaborate invisible control scheme where the buttons are really transparent and could even be totally invisible, and let the player guess approximately where it is. Might be frustrating at first, but I think it will pay off considering invisible button controls would not block the view and users would get used to the location of each button after a while.