IGN has posted their impressions of what they saw of Fallout 3 at E3. Highlights:
The demo hadn't changed and neither has our high impressions of the
work that Bethesda was putting into reviving the Fallout franchise.
Having seen it once before, we were impressed this time with some of
the details we missed the first time around. To begin with, the faces
look much more realistic and varied. Where the faces in Oblivion
sometimes looked a bit mushed and repetitive, those in Fallout 3 have
much more lifelike detail.
we learned a bit more about the Tunnel Snakes, the gang of bullies who
inhabit the Vault, and the object of their attention, the young girl
with whom you've had a lifelong friendship. We won't spoil the details
of the story, but the connections definitely add some weight to the
The final chapters of the demo, as the character joins up with Sentinel
Lyons' platoon and meets Mr. Burke atop the Galaxy News Building played
out exactly as they had during our previous viewing but they were no
less dramatic or thrilling even though we knew what to expect.
Read the whole thing here.