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Fallout 3 is a American RPG that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios and was published by Bethesda Softworks, and the game was released on October 28, 2008. Due to a controversy regarding drug use in Fallout 3 every region censored the game. As a result drug references were toned down.


Australian Censorship[]

  • The game was originally banned in Australia due to the drug "morphine" being included in the game, and the Australian government determined that the game was rewarding players who took the drug. The game was eventually released, but was censored.

Japan Censorship[]

  • The Mr. Burke side quest was removed from the "The Power of the Atom" side quest, as a result in is impossible to detonate the nuclear bomb.
  • The "Fat Man" (named after the bomb dropped on Nagasaki) nuclear catapult weapon was renamed "Nuka Launcher".
  • Humans cannot be decapitated.
  • All International Censorship applies.

German Censorship[]

  • Blood and gore were removed from the German release.
  • All International Censorship applies.

International Censorship[]

  • Due to Bethesda wanting ensure the game's release/ avoid controversy the drug "morphine" was renamed to "Med-X" worldwide.

Where to find it uncensored[]

After the ban in Australia, Bethesda ensures that the same version as Australia is released everywhere else in the world. Therefore, there is no completely uncensored version available to the public. Only unofficial mods can change the name of the item back.