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Fallout 3

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Bethesda
Developer: Bethesda

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'Fallout 3' (PS3/X360/PC) Gets Scored by Inon Zur

by Judy on May 7, 2008 @ 11:15 p.m. PDT

Fallout 3 places a player in the role of a Vault-dweller, who ventures from his secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence.

Fallout 3 features one of the most realized game worlds ever created. Create any kind of character you want and explore the open wastes of post-apocalyptic Washington, D.C. Every minute is a fight for survival as you encounter Super Mutants, Ghouls, Raiders, and other dangers of the Wasteland.

"We've wanted to work with Inon for a long time," said Todd Howard executive producer of Fallout 3. "He brings so much to the table, in terms of his talent, background, and the music that's influenced him. He's created a score that has epic sweep; from the lonely ambience of the wasteland to dramatic fights for survival."

In addition to scoring a number of best-selling video games, Zur's music has been featured in many high-profile projects including Hollywood film trailers, network television productions, CGI movies, and symphony concerts. Most recently, Zur has composed music for CBS's 'Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side' TV webisode series as well as the Marvel Kids webisodes for 'Iron Man'.

Currently under development at Bethesda Game Studios – creators of award-winning The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the 2006 Game of the Year – Fallout 3 is slated for release this Fall on Xbox 360 , PlayStation 3, and Games for Windows.

"Fallout 3 is one of the most engaging and demanding projects I've scored," said Inon Zur. "It was very rewarding to put all my creative energy into supporting Bethesda's vision for the game. I'm very proud of the outcome, and look forward to sharing the music with the players."

Fallout 3 has not yet been rated by the ESRB.


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