Bethesda has come under fire from many an obsessed Fallout lunatic, accused of ruining the game by daring to take it in a new and interesting direction. Anything that isn't exactly like the Fallout of yesteryear is treachery and should be destroyed. Well, Bethesda has wisely chosen to ignore the lunatic fringe, instead concentrating on its own vision for the Fallout IP and waiting for opinions from those playing the game, not those who refuse to play it because they're too busy pretending to be fans of the series.
"You have to take feedback from the people who are actually playing the game," explained Bethesda's Pete Hines, who also had this to say when asked how much input his team had taken from fans:
Sounds like a good plan. Let's face it, if Bethesda had listened to "fans," we'd have a carbon copy of the very first Fallout game. Then people would complain that Bethesda had done nothing new.
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