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The DTOID Show: GDC 2012 Wrap-up!

Did you catch today's live Destructoid Show? We're all thoroughly exhausted from GDC, but Hamza Aziz, Jordan Devore, and Conrad Zimmerman were good sports and stopped by the studio for some good old-fashioned video game discussion. Today's...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux leaving Lionhead, forming 22 Cans

Enthusiastic game developer and perpetual backpeddler Peter Molyneux has announced that he is leaving the developer he co-founded, Lionhead Studios. This departure also marks his exit from Microsoft Studios.  "It is with mixed emotions...   read

 
 
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Preview: Bring out your inner child with Fable: Heroes

Perhaps the biggest surprise at Microsoft’s recent Xbox 360 spring showcase was the announcement of Fable: Heroes for Xbox Live Arcade. Built by some of Lionhead’s biggest Fable fans, Heroes pays homage to many of the series&rs...   read

 
 
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Preview: Discovering the emotion of Fable: The Journey

If it is one thing the controller cannot do anymore, it’s offer a player “that sense of discovery which we had with the early days of games.” That’s what Peter Molyneux, the visionary behind Fable: The Journey beli...   read

 
 
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Countdown timer points to Lionhead announcement at GDC

There's a countdown timer on Lionhead Studios' website. It seems that the website will see a refresh in a few days, but the text also hints that "other surprises are coming." Right now it's just a red button (hint?) and a timer. Counting ah...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Fable IV out 2013, probably not on rails

I suppose this shouldn't come as a shock, but rumors are now saying that Lionhead is currently working on Fable IV. Peter Molyneux and company are said to be prepping the sequel for a 2013. The rumor comes from the latest issue of Official ...   read

 
 
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No melee in Fable: The Journey (because it's on rails)

Peter Molyneux has confirmed that his definitely-not-on-rails game Fable: The Journey will not feature melee combat, focusing instead on projectile-based magic attacks. Not that this is going to be an on-rails shooter or anything, because i...   read

 
 
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Molyneux: Fable: The Journey demo was only 4 months old

The E3 demo for Fable: The Journey didn't look all that compelling, but it's okay -- Peter Molyneux admits it! The snake oil salesman of gaming has said that the demonstration was flawed, but it was only four months old. He PROMISES it will...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux shits on Fable III to look humble again

We've talked about the Molyneux Cycle before, and I'm thrilled to report that it's back in full effect once more! With Fable: The Journey coming up, Molyneux has continued his tactic of downplaying the last overhyped game in order to furthe...   read

 
 
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Molyneux: Kinect has some problems (lol on rails lol)

Designer and snake oil salesman Peter Molyneux has dared to criticize Kinect, admitting that it has some problems as an input device while still making sure to heap oodles of praise upon it.  “I’ll admit that Kinect has got...   read

 
 
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E3: Fable: The Journey cinematic trailer

Better watch out for those foreboding clouds! Here is the CGI trailer for Fable: The Journey, which looks much more appealing than the on-rails Kinect experience the game ultimately appears to be. I'm sure some of you will care enough abou...   read

 
 
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E3: Fable: The Journey is a Kinect rail shooter

Fable: The Journey has been revealed, and while Peter Molyneux calls it an immersive Fable experience, it looks pretty much like a rail shooter. The demo shown at the E3 press conference revealed a guy pulling off some pretty complex hand g...   read

 
 
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Lionhead: Used games worse than piracy

Developers love to make silly statements about secondhand games, and drawing parallels with piracy is a popular way of doing it. Far be it from Lionhead to be outdone, however, with Fable III's combat designer going so far as to say that it...   read

 
 
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Fable III PC coming to Steam, pre-orders detailed

PC gamers looking forward to exploring the world of Albion and Fable III won't be forced to leave the house or using Games for Windows Marketplace. Microsoft has announced that Fable III will also be coming to Steam. The game should now be ...   read

 
 
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Fable III on your PC and Fable Coin Golf on your phone

Right before I looked at the new Fable III: Traitor's Keep DLC yesterday, I played around with Fable III for PC, as well as the mobile game Fable Coin Golf for Windows Phone 7. Fable III seems like a pretty straightforward port, with a coup...   read

 
 
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Hands-on: Fable III: Traitor's Keep DLC

At the Microsoft showcase yesterday, I was put in charge of checking out the latest Fable III DLC pack, Traitor's Keep.  First, I have to make a confession: I haven’t played any of the other Fable games for more than twenty minut...   read

 
 
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New Fable III add-on in March, PC release in May

After a considerable amount of teasing, Lionhead Studios has settled on a date for the Windows version of Fable III: May 17 in the United States. This release will support Nvidia's 3D tech and include an exclusive hardcore mode. What's the ...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux is receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award

Peter Douglas Molyneux is to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Game Developer Choice Awards during GDC. He will be handed this award in a ceremony hosted by none other than Tim Schafer. Moreover, Mega64 will once again pro...   read

 
 
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Fable III 'Dog Breed Pack' DLC announced

Still playing Fable III? Really? No ... like, really? Wow, okay then. If that's the case, you might be interested to learn that Lionhead's latest is getting some new breeds of companion dogs to keep things vaguely interesting.  The Dog...   read

 
 
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PC version of Fable III still happening

I wouldn't fault you for not knowing there even was a PC version of Fable III being made. There hasn't been a lot of talk about it lately, to the point where Lionhead had to come out and reassure everybody that it is, in fact, still on. "Fa...   read

 
 
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Review: Fable III

If there's one word that categorically defines the Fable series, it has to be "promise." Fable has always been a franchise with promise, made by people who do nothing but promise. Each game is always pretty fun, but consistently falls short...   read

 
 
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The movies that inspired the Fable series

Peter Molyneux held a talk at Eurogamer Expo last weekend and suffice to say, it was about Fable III. Thankfully it was not so much about the new game's features or some kind of PR presentation, but more about what influenced the design and...   read

 
 
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Fable III's all-star Hollywood cast detailed

Ridiculously, Fable III will be the first time that actor Sir Ben Kingsley has voiced a videogame. For whatever reason, developer Lionhead Studios was the first to tap into the talents of the actor, who will voice Sabine, the leader of the...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Project Milo shelved, Fable Kinect game coming

Lionhead Studio's "game" that was probably just really always a tech demo anyhow, Project Milo, has been shelved, according to a source speaking with Eurogamer. Word is that the project was shut down earlier this week, with 19 contractors h...   read

 
 
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What you can do with your houses in Fable III

When I play Fable, I have a tendency to buy absolutely everything on the map as soon as I possibly can without resorting to killing everybody in a town (that usually comes later). And while I liked owning the properties and setting rents f...   read

 
 


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