Fallout 4 teaser site confirmed as a hoax

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I hope you weren’t too excited by he prospect of a brand new Fallout game on the horizon. Not only did the “teaser site” fail to have a payload, or Bethesda fail to show anything at the VGX or awards; the whole site’s been confirmed to be a fake.

As many suspected, TheSurvivor2299.com was a load of bollocks right from the beginning. The whole thing, apparently was created by a member of the Fallout community on Reddit who runs a Fallout Facebook page and became incredibly bored.

The domain was registered by a faux Zenimax and was accompanied by a European Fallout trademark that was later shown to be a hoax itself.

For a few weeks the site was littered with morse-code messages that changed periodically, before culminating in this memetastic tunnel Snakes video:

For it’s part, Bethesda posted on Twitter, saying :

PSA: If you don’t hear it through an official channel like this, assume all rumors and speculation are false.

The numpty troll who made the site and got the world anxious for a new Fallout left a special message for those who’re angry and bitter about the whole thing. Classy.

Last Updated: December 9, 2013

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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