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Launching in “Q4 2017rdquo; from Fantasy Flight games, set in worlds of Fallout 3 and 4.
Co-creator John Romero's random trivia reveal spoils a Bethesda season-pass giveaway.
Straight from the show floor, a look at this yearrsquo;s craziest booth designs.
Fallout 4 VR, Skyrim VR need to do a lot to convince us theyrsquo;re VR-ready.
Xbox One X? Spider-Man? Mario? Here's what made an impression amid the hype.
Plus a new mod clearinghouse and footage of Skyrim for Nintendo Switch.
Early going is a struggle for survival in a gleaming, threatening space station.
From Toejam and Earl to $300 NES games, take a visual tour of the Boston show floor.
Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, welcome you to the world of Fallout 4 – their most ambitious game ever, and the next generation of open-world gaming.  As the sole survivor of Vault 111, you enter a world destroyed by nuclear war.

Every second is a fight for survival, and every choice is yours. Only you can rebuild and determine the fate of the Wasteland.  Currently Amazon has the PC and XBOX ONE versions discounted by 50% and the PS4 is 43% off.  Check out these deals on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanders past oblivious people in Samsung Gear VR headsets in a photo that is not from this trial.Facebook reader comments 41 Share this story In what he said was his first time testifying in a courtroom, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he was "highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology." The testimony came during a trial in which ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks and Id Software, alleges that Doom co-creator John Carmack stole trade secrets and destroyed evidence when he took VR technology developed as a ZeniMax employee over to Oculus when he became its Chief Technology Officer in 2013. Zuckerberg rebutted that idea flatly on the stand, saying, "the idea that Oculus products are based on someone else’s technology is just wrong" (as reported by The New York Times). In his testimony, Zuckerberg hinted that ZeniMax was simply looking to latch on to Oculus' success in the wake of the company's $2 billion acquisition by Facebook in 2014. "It is pretty common when you announce a big deal or do something that all kinds of people just kind of come out of the woodwork and claim that they just own some portion of the deal," Zuckerberg said (as reported by The New York Times' Mike Isaac in this tweet). "Like most people in the court, I’ve never even heard of ZeniMax before.
I know that our legal team would look into this and examine, but they aren’t going to take a lot of my time on something they don’t think is credible." Based on reports from journalists in the audience at the Dallas trial, ZeniMax lawyers tried to press the case that Facebook didn't do enough due diligence to detect any alleged IP theft between Oculus and ZeniMax before purchasing the VR company for $2 billion in 2014. To support that argument, ZeniMax presented into evidence a text message to Zuckerberg from Amin Zoufounoun, Facebook's vice president of corporate development, saying that "there are things [Oculus] told us that are simply not true." In response, Zuckerberg texted back that he should "keep pushing forward until we have something we can sign on a moment’s notice, then we can figure out how long we wait for diligence," according to a courtroom report from Gizmodo's William Turton. On the stand, Zuckerberg also confirmed ZeniMax's incredulous assertion that Facebook's "plan was to begin legal diligence on Friday and sign the deal on Monday." In a followup, Zuckerberg suggested that Oculus was a smaller company at the time and didn't need as much time for due diligence as other large Facebook acquisitions, such as WhatsApp. ZeniMax's lawyers established that Zuckerberg was not aware of an earlier non-disclosure agreement outlining the collaboration between Carmack and Oculus founder Palmer Luckey until 2016, when he was told about it by lawyers involved in the case. The prosecution presented other evidence to show how eager Facebook was to get in on VR through an Oculus acquisition. "I wanted to just give him all my money on the spot," venture capitalist and Facebook board member Marc Andreessen reportedly said of John Carmack in introducing Zuckerberg to the idea of an Oculus purchase.

After seeing Oculus' technology in action, Zuckerberg wrote in an e-mail that the company was "miles ahead" of the competition. ZeniMax also tried to make some legal hay of Facebook's longstanding motto "move fast and break things," suggesting that Facebook may have "broken" some things in quickly signing the Oculus deal. Zuckerberg joked that the motto has changed and that Facebook now tries to "move fast and build stable infrastructure" (a modification Facebook has publicized at least since 2014). Aside from the questions about IP ownership, Zuckerberg also revealed in the trial that in addition to the $2 billion purchase price, Facebook had to spend an additional $700 million to retain key Oculus team members and another $300 million in deliverable milestone bonuses. In a statement provided to the press, Oculus said, "We're disappointed that another company is using wasteful litigation to attempt to take credit for technology that it did not have the vision, expertise, or patience to build."
Fidelis Cybersecurity, an advanced threat detection and remediation company, is expanding its push into the channel and has added former FireEye channel executive Scott Collins to lead the charge. Collins joins Bethesda, Md.-based Fidelis as vice president of channel sales. He started with the company July 18. Collins previously served as director of Americas channel sales at FireEye. He joined the company in 2012, when FireEye was a young company just starting to launch its channel efforts, and helped it launch and grow its initial channel programs. He has also held channel roles at Zscaler and IronPort Systems (acquired by Cisco). [Related: FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt To Step Down, Kevin Mandia To Take Top Leadership Role] While Fidelis already has a partner program in place, Collins said he has been brought in to help the company “accelerate” its efforts in the channel. He said he prefers companies with a “startup, young company feel,” and saw a “tremendous opportunity” to help Fidelis expand its channel strategy in a hot market for advanced threat technology.

That is why he decided to make the jump from FireEye, which has a very established program, to Fidelis, he said. “There is absolutely a strong foundation built here that needs to accelerate.

That’s what I am here to do.

The building blocks are in place and the investments are being made.
I’m proud to be part of the team,” Collins said. Those efforts will include growing the company’s headcount around the channel, especially around channel operations, Collins said, as well as building branding and awareness around the program. He said he will also look to make some “tweaks” to the partner program. “We have a strong foundation, but there’s an opportunity to make some material changes that would make the program more attractive and more profitable in many areas of a partner's business,” Collins said. Collins said Fidelis has a strong commitment to building out its efforts with partners, one of the reasons he decided to join the company. “I was really impressed by the entire company.

The entire executive team has demonstrated a real commitment to a channel partner strategy.
It’s something that, as my career has progressed, you learn to know when that is genuine and when that is disingenuous.
In talking with all the executives here I recognized that they realized where Fidelis is in the growth cycle and they want and know they need to make a significant commitment to the channel,” Collins said.