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Lionhead

Lionhead execs explain how their empire rose and fell

Eurogamer just put up a pretty in-depth history of Lionhead Studios, and it's a doozy. Most of the info comes by way of John McCormack, art director for the Fable series. There's a lot of interesting tidbits from this tale, most notabl...   read

 
 
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Lionhead Studios

Microsoft cancels Fable Legends, and is 'in discussions' to shut down Lionhead Studios

Microsoft has announced that it is 'in discussions' with Lionhead Studios, Peter Molyneux’s former studio and developer of Black & White and Fable, to shut the studio down. In a statement made on the Xbox site, it was confirmed th...   read

 
 
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Godus Wars

22Cans removes microtransactions from Godus Wars after they made everyone angry

It’s only been a few days since Godus Wars launched on Steam Early Access, and it’s already managed to cause an uproar. As 22Cans’ early access follow-up to the infamously abandoned Godus, Wars has the difficult task of tr...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux, who is not speaking to press, speaks to Eurogamer

We have a tag for 22 Cans here at Destructoid, and it's technically the first one from an alphanumeric standpoint. It's hardly ever used, but every time it pops up I think of Peter Molyneux. "What is he doing right now" I often ask, as I re...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer comments on the Molyneux interview

In a YouTube video posted by Double Fine Productions, founder and CEO Tim Schafer provided an update on the current state of the point-and-click adventure Broken Age's second and final act. Schafer also took time at the...   read

 
 
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Last week's top stories, now in handy haiku form

This past weekend I was up late and feeling loopy, and some haikus about a Flash game nobody cares about fell out of that state. Struck with inspiration, I thought, "Why can't all news be digested 17 syllables at a time?" Thus, the video a...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux

Is Peter Molyneux done talking to the press?

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 what seems like fl...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux
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Nearly two years later, Peter Molyneux still hasn't delivered for the Curiosity winner

At this point most hardcore gamers know not to trust Peter Molyneux. He makes grand promises that his games will push the envelope or change your life in some way, and in a few cases, outright lies. Then he has the balls to retroactive...   read

 
 
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Molyneux says that a Kinectless Xbox One is an inevitability

Despite strong sales numbers, Microsoft's Kinect has always been a contentious piece of hardware. Even though the iteration that comes bundled with the Xbox One is more functional than the original for the Xbox 360, it still has its share o...   read

 
 
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Devolver vs. Moyneux

The co-founder of Devolver Digital has some words for Peter Molyneux

Yesterday, Destructoid ran a story in which designer Peter Molyneux shared his belief that the indie craze will disappear. Specifically, he said that what we're seeing is just a cycle, and that "it won't last." Many people disagreed with Mo...   read

 
 


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Molyneux

Enjoy the indie craze whilst it lasts, says Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux is at it again, this time saying that the recent indie game boom of the last few years isn't going to last. Sound the doom sirens! Speaking to CVG, Molyneux explained, "These things go in cycles, what I'd say is, enjoy this t...   read

 
 
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Electronic Arts

Molyneux talks what went wrong with EA's acquisition of Bullfrog

Electronic Arts has acquired more than a few beloved studios only for them to fade into obscurity following a painful, drawn-out death. The demise of Theme Park and Dungeon Keeper developer Bullfrog Productions stings to this day. Speaking ...   read

 
 
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Molyneux

Peter Molyneux: Fable III was a trainwreck

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, Molyneux stat...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux says GODUS is 'invest-to-play'

After weighing in on the backlash against EA's latest Dungeon Keeper drama, Peter Molyneux has been talking to Pocket Gamer about how he plans to implement a different kind of free-to-play model for his god game, GODUS. "What we need i...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux questions the new Dungeon Keeper

EA's recent mobile reincarnation of the classic Bullfrog Productions strategy game Dungeon Keeper, has undoubtedly received its fair share of criticism over the passing week. Our own Chris Carter called it "...a hollow freemium sh...   read

 
 
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GOG.com

Theme Park is now on GOG.com

Whilst looking at the newly-created page on GOG.com for Theme Park, I was shocked by the revelation of its original release date of 1994. Was Bullfrog's seminal management sim really that old? In fairness, looking at screenshots of Theme Pa...   read

 
 
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Charlie Brooker

You should watch Videogames Changed the World

Following on from 2009's Gameswipe special, acerbic critic and former PC Zone writer Charlie Brooker has delivered another excellent videogames program this time on Channel 4. How Videogames Changed the World is a two-hour special charting ...   read

 
 
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Godsmacked

Godus' god getting 'uncapped' piece of profits

When Peter Molyneux's Curiosity cube was tapped away, we learned its winner would be god in 22cans' upcoming Godus. Much like in our Real World, religion pays for those at the top. Speaking to Rock, Paper, Shotgun in an interesting intervie...   read

 
 
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The Smurfs 2: The Video Game stars evil Peter Molyneux

The Smurfs 2: The Video Game isn't your typical licensed movie game chaff, thanks to what appears to be an appearance from 22 Cans' Peter Molyneux as iconic Smurfs villain Gargamel. Molyneux of course is known for the Fable series, as well...   read

 
 
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Peter Molyneux is your PAX Prime 2013 keynote speaker

Penny Arcade announced that Peter Molyneux will be hosting the story time keynote presentation for PAX Prime 2013 this year. Yeah that's pretty much all the news there is for that. Oh, and here's Peter reviewing iPhone fart apps because. W...   read

 
 
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GODUS

Molyneux's GODUS allows players to overthrow their god

Peter Molyneux's at it again, but this time, his lofty game idea hinges on the behavior of Bryan Henderson, an 18-year-old university freshman from Scotland. Henderson won Molyneux's Curiosity contest by clicking the game's final cube,...   read

 
 
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Nazi Robots, Scary Chainsaw Guys & Sonic The Hedgehog

Look out, here comes today's Destructoid Show!  Today, we talk about Wolfenstein: The New Order and The Evil Within, both of which were previewed by the valiant and swarthy Hamza Aziz. Sonic: Lost World looks surprisingly uncrappy, and...   read

 
 
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Molyneux's Curiosity completed! Cube contents reveal!

Finally, after seven months, fans have finally reached the center of Peter Molyneux's Curiosity. The lucky tap was done by Bryan Henderson of Edinburgh, and was revealed by Molyneux earlier today on Twitter. Bryan, being an awesome fellow,...   read

 
 
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Molyneux: Xbox 360 won this gen, now must beat Apple

We all know Peter Molyneux lives in a gumdrop world of magic and make-believe, but perhaps none of us realized he was so far gone as to live in a world where Nintendo and Sony apparently don't exist. According to the 22 Cans founder, Xbox 3...   read

 
 
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Next Xbox

Molyneux: Next Xbox needs to focus on games first

Former Microsoft Games Studio director and current mobile developer, Peter Molyneux, is anxious to learn more about Microsoft's next Xbox, set to be unveiled on May 21. However, he fears that Microsoft might be playing up the "media hub" ca...   read

 
 
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