For all the questions regarding why Beth bought the Fallout name ask yourself this. If you wanted to make a lot of money on a game quickly, with very little work put into it. Would you: a) Create your own brand a let it live or die b) Attach a well known name to it and market it as a sequel Beth is a business. They make business decisions. They bought the license cheap and are probably going to make the cuts in Development time to offset that. This is only reinforced by the comment: money before, what I would call, artistic integrity.