Thursday, November 27, 2014 • Midnight Edition • "At least we're not CBR!"

Bethesda's "Fallout" Coming to Television? (Updated)

Written by xaraan on Thursday, January 17 2013 and posted in News with Benefits
Bethesda's

The hit post apocalyptic video game from Bethesda could be coming to TV.



Source: Eurogamer


   Like all the other early guesses of upcoming Bethesda projects, this comes to us from the US Patent and Trademark Office.  Bethesda Softworks has registered a trademark for:

An on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.


   Recently, speculation about a possible Fallout 4 game started making the rounds after voice actor Erik Dellums (@ETDellums) sent out a couple tweets:

To all my #Fallout3 and #ThreeDog fans: There may be more of the Dog coming! Fingers crossed!

How was that for a tease! I was given permission to release that tease, so fingers crossed

 
  Erik played DJ Three Dog in Fallout 3 and though many assumed he was perhaps doing voice work for the next game, he may instead have been referring to something for the tv series.  After watching other post apocalyptic shows like The Walking Dead find a huge audience, Bethesda may want in on the action.

 

 



 

Update 1/17/2013:

   Recieved some additional info from a reader - He points out that Bethesda originally registered this trademark in 2009 and had extended that TM the maximum number of times.  That left them with the only choice of registering it again if they wanted to hold onto the Trademark.

   We still have the mysterious tweet from Erik Dellums, though that could apply to new game work as some have hoped and not TV work.  Plus, it's not as if they register trademarks for all of their games for television use.  But, with what shows have to go through to make it to TV, even if it is being worked on it could end up sitting in a variety of stages of development hell.  Our hopes might be better pinned on Fallout 4.

   The link I recieved from the reader with more info on the TM registry: Fallout wiki
 

Thank you Chad.

 







Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:




Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:


About the Author - Jeremy Shane


Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.

 


More articles from Jeremy Shane
The Outhouse is not responsible for any butthurt incurred by reading this website. All original content copyright the author. Banner by Ali Jaffery - he's available for commission!