[Update: Lionhead tweeted an apology, "We apologise for the imagery we shared earlier. Diversity & inclusion are values we uphold here. We'll reinforce these values w/ our team," irritating a whole new group of people.]... read
Microsoft has just announced that Fable Legends will be free-to-play. Well, that's certainly an interesting way to go about it.
It will launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, and requires Xbox Live Gold for the former. T... read
If you pay attention to video game news and the media, then chances are you know the name Peter Molyneux for more than the games Populous, Black & White and Fable. His name has become synonymous with over promises and wha... read
This trailer also best explains (though not completely clearly?) the 4 vs. 1, heroes versus villain mode, which we talked a bit about here. Though it's not traditional Fable, there is also regular single-player and co-op pla... read
Chicken chasers unconfirmed For better or worse, Fable is one of the staple series for Xbox consoles. Since its beginning as a relatively simple action-RPG, it has seen some entries go off in various directions. Fable Legends is another game that takes ... read feature
You can now be the villain you always wanted to be in Fable Legends -- you know, if that's your thing. Lionhead Studios' latest release seeks to bolster players who have always sought to wreak havoc and destruction across th... read
Here's a video teasing a PC release of Fable Anniversary you can watch, though I wouldn't -- it's just a bunch of messages, presumably written by Lionhead Studios, asking for this revamped game to come to Steam. The featured... read
It's not a huge discount, but 25 percent off the Killer Instinct Combo Breaker Pack is worth considering right now. That's $14.99 for the eight season-one characters, including Fulgore.
Other deals this week through May 12 fo... read
Peter Molyneux has a well-deserved reputation within the gaming industry of being an overly excitable and dramatic guy. It seems that those characteristics follow him in defeat, too. Speaking to Develop at Casual Connect... read
Your health is low. Do you have any potions? Or food? Fable Anniversary is a relatively straight-forward game, especially if you've played the original, as it's nearly identical in terms of content. But there are a few things you can miss, so I've crafted a few helpful tips to help you along the way.
Before you do anything though you're going to want to turn off the Guildmaster's "hints" in the options menu. Trust me.
Still chasin' them chickens Fable and I have a history together. Ever since I learned of its existence in an official Xbox Magazine under the codename "Project Ego," I was enthralled by the promises of Peter Molyneux. Back then, he basically could ... read feature
With just under a month until release, Fable Anniversary has gone gold and soon we will be able to remember what a proper Fable game feels like. Spare me your single-button combat silliness. As is par for the course, pre-orde... read
Lionhead has announced that Fable Anniversary will launch on Xbox 360 on February 4, 2014 in North America, February 6 in Asia, and February 7 in Europe.
Get all the Fable your mind can take, now with HD 1080p graphics,... read
Progress continues to be made on Fable Anniversary, an HD remake of the original Fable game for Xbox 360 which will bring the entire series to the console. A recent post on Lionhead's developer blog from User Interface Artist... read
A former employee for Lionhead, Franck Laurin, has a job on his Linkedin profile listed as "Senior animator- Fable Legends and Un-announced project. at Lionhead Studios". Lionhead is the studio behind ... read
It appears as if Fable Anniversary won't be hitting your disc tray until February 2014, as the game has been pushed back a bit. No reason has been given for the delay, but my guess is it's to avoid the saturated holiday push ... read
At gamescom, Dale brought us a preview of Xbox One exclusive Fable Legends, which eschews pets and sidekicks for full, four player cooperative play. You can also apparently play as the game's villain, setting traps and contro... read
Four-player co-op, or play as the villain
At Microsoft's pre-gamescom Xbox One press event, we got our first look at Lionhead's newest for the console. Announced this morning, Fable Legends is not an MMO, though it is an online game. Lionhead calls it a true next-generation RPG. read feature
Earlier this month, Lionhead Studios put the call out for fans to design their own Achievement to be integrated in Fable Anniversary. The results are in, and the winning entry "Are you not entertained!?" will require players ... read
Lionhead Studios is taking the crowdsourcing approach to coming up with the last Achievement for Fable Anniversary. Now through July 14, you can submit ideas on the company's forums.
"We'll be handing the creative baton to ou... read
Two free games per month, on the 1st and 16th of each month Microsoft answered the call of PlayStation Plus recently with their own "free games" program, offering two free games per month for Xbox Live Gold owners. Of course, the program is going to need a lot of work, as PS+ competit... read feature
Pretty big news for original Xbox fans has come today. Fable: The Lost Chapters will be getting the HD remake treatment this fall with Fable Anniversary. The original announcement comes by way of Lionhead's Tim Timmins and th... read
Are you ready for another installment of Fable? Lionhead Studios has decided that the week before E3 is a good time to launch new Fable forums, which I'm sure it is. But the end result is speculation that this is a sign of an... read
Following the completion of Fable: The Journey, Microsoft shaved somewhere under 10% of Lionhead Studios' workforce, the publisher told GI International this week.
"We are working closely with the affected employees dur... read
It's no secret that game publishers hate using all that expensive paper and ink to make videogame manuals. Manuals lost their color, reduced the page count, and eventually started disappearing altogether, leaving only the hea... read
Looking a gift horse in the mouth The fatal flaw of Kinect games is that they are built on a foundation of lies.
You are the controller -- except most games control much of the action themselves to make up for the lack of input. It's more immersive -- except ... read feature
I have a bit of a sordid history with the Fable franchise. Despite the now-infamous promises it never delivered on, I absolutely adored the first Fable, as what was delivered was a finely crafted game, and one of my favorite ... read
With Fable: The Journey offering up hours of wagon riding, spell flinging, arm flailing, and regional British accents on October 9, Lionhead have put together a few developer diaries. In this first one the team talks ab... read
One of the hardest things for me to understand is whenever someone belittles a "casual" game (whatever that may be to them) by claiming it's either unoriginal or lacks any sort of cutting-edge quality. I find this funny, beca... read feature
Lionhead Studios is no stranger to making spin-offs for Fable. The first was an Xbox Live Arcade tie-in with Fable II called Pub Games, which was a collection of mini-games that appeared in the game and would allow you to car... read feature
At Microsoft's E3 press conference, it was revealed that Kinect's TOTALLY NOT ON-RAILS GUYS Fable spin-off, Fable: The Journey will be available for the holiday season of 2012. One can reasonably expect to see it at some poin... read
One part hack, one part slash, and one part four-player cooperative Fable with puppet heroes. Fable Heroes would be the last thing you would expect Lionhead Studios to come up with if Fable: The Journey hadn't been announced already.
In true Lionhead fashion, Fable Heroes is a game that made me feel emotions I hadn't felt in more than a year, but perhaps not the kind that it intended to elicit. read feature