Fallout: New Vegas

Podcast 4 Season 2 Tweleven

The Shelf rings in the new year by waxing nostalgic about 2010's best and worst games and movies, and talk about what we're looking forward to in 2011. Will and Zack are joined by Emily and our old friend Lucas for this best/worst of ought ten show. The episode also has the distinction of being the only podcast you'll ever hear successfully segue between Gaspar Noé's brutal Enter the Void and Pixar's heartwarming Toy Story 3.

Best of 2010: Games

We here at the Shelf decided that there was no better way to ring in 2011 than by compiling a list (A list at the end of the year?! What a concept!) of our favourite games of 2010. In an industry regularly dominated by triple A titles and billion dollar publishers, this past year proved to be a breakthrough of sorts for indie gaming. This is not to say that there weren't great blockbuster games this year - there were plenty - or that indie games weren't a forced to be reckoned with in years past. 2010 merely showed us all that good games are good games, period.

Fallout: New Vegas E3 Trailer

Publisher Bethesda Softworks has released a gameplay trailer for Fallout: New Vegas, a spin-off to their popular post-apocalyptic role-playing series. New Vegas is not Fallout 4, but more of a direct sequel to 1998’s Fallout 2 in terms of theme, setting and the people developing it. Sadly, Bethesda’s Gamebryo engine is beginning to show its […]

Fallout: New Vegas Trailer

Bethesda Softworks has announced that their new Fallout game is set for release this Fall. Announced last year, Fallout: New Vegas is not Fallout 4, but is more of a spin-off and direct sequel to 1998’s Fallout 2. Bethesda also released a teaser trailer for the game to coincide with their announcement. New Vegas is […]

Alpha Protocol Developer Walkthrough

Developer Obsidian Entertainment has posted a walkthrough for their new game Alpha Protocol, a real-world espionage role-playing game. Although still early in development, Alpha Protocol is starting to look a little bit like a real-world version of Mass Effect, with more of a focus on the role-playing aspects.  It’s refreshing to see an RPG that […]

Fallout: New Vegas Announced

Bethesda Softworks has just announced that a new Fallout game is on the way for 2010.  Fallout: New Vegas will be developed by Obsidian Entertainment, best known for the NeverWinter Nights series and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2.  According to Bethesda’s Todd Howard Fallout: New Vegas will not be a sequel to […]