Lionhead Studios, creators of the Fable series, are no more, meaning there’s nothing stopping crazy stories from their past getting out. Like this one, where an ex-employee claims the developers once had some stuff stolen by some teenagers, who Lionhead tracked down then threatened with...ratting them out to one of…
Yes, Fable has been driven into the ground until only dust and ash remain, but for remaining fans of Lionhead’s fantasy series, there is small hope: the video games might be gone, but a card game is still being worked on.
Two months ago, in a stunning and surprising move, Microsoft shut down the renowned British studio Lionhead. Now, details have emerged about how it happened: in short, Fable Legends cost too much money, and nobody really wanted to make it.
In early March, Microsoft announced plans to cancel Fable Legends and put forth a “proposed closure” of the iconic studio Lionhead. Today, it’s official: Lionhead is no more.
Fable Legends shut down today. People who bought items in the game via microtransactions should be be getting refunds sent to their linked Xbox or Windows Store accounts. The in-development, free-to-play multiplayer game was the last thing made by legendary British game studio Lionhead.
Microsoft has cancelled the latest Fable game and has announced plans to close Lionhead, the legendary studio behind the Fable franchise.
This may shock you, but Fable Legends isn’t coming out in 2015—the free-to-play online game has been delayed and the open beta will now start this spring.
The supreme court wasn’t just copying Fire Emblem when it ruled in favor of same-sex marriage today. Gay unions have been around for quite some time in video games. Let’s look back at marriage equality’s rich history in the virtual world.
To be honest, the first time I ever saw Fable Legends – Lionhead’s 4v1 multiplayer remix of Fable, due out later this year – I could have made a confident educated guess that it would be free to play.
Fable Legends is one of those games that doesn't quite make sense until you get your hands on it. Fable is such an intrinsically single-player experience for a lot of us that imagining it as a co-op action game requires some mental gymnastics. Once I had a controller in my hands and four other people around me,…
You're not going it alone in the next release in the Xbox first-party RPG franchise. You'll have friends questing along with you. Unless you're the bad guy, in which case you'll have enemies.
Peter Molyneux is crying. I’m not sure how to react to this. Legendary game designers don’t often get emotional with the press. But here’s Molyneux, who has made so many games and done so many interviews over the past two decades, openly weeping into my voice recorder.
Disappointed by Fable III? Even series creator Peter Molyneux now admits in an interview with Develop that "Fable III was a trainwreck". It's a good read if you want to see where it all went wrong.
Sometimes, when we are lying in bed—after the giggles subside and our hands finally give it a rest—my girlfriend likes to joke about how video games prepared me for a life where I "go out with all the cuties."
Fable Trilogy, a bundle comprising the three HD editions of the series (Fable 2, Fable 3, and the upcoming HD re-release of the original) will be available on Feb. 4 from the Xbox Live Marketplace. That's the same day that Fable Anniversary launches for Xbox 360.
Lionhead Studios' gorgeous 1080p HD remake of the original Fable is coming to North America on February 4, with an initial print run packed with goodies to insure chicken chasers pick it up on day one.
This is strange. Very strange. When Fable was originally released on the first Xbox the game's Australian rating was 'M'. Today the Australian Classification Board revealed that Fable: Anniversary, the HD remastered version of Fable for the Xbox 360, would be rated R18+. Adults only.
In an interview on Games Industry International posted yesterday, Lionhead studio head John Needham outlined the developer's big-picture plans for Fable: Legends, its upcoming Xbox One exclusive title. According to Needham:
Good news: Fable Anniversary has a release window. Bad news: it's next year. Lead designer Ted Timmins took to Lionhead's blog today, letting fans know the Xbox 360 remaster of Fable: The Lost Chapters needed more time, and the game is now slated for a February 2014 release.
There's a new Fable! Lionhead Studios is working on an exclusive new entry in its action role-playing series.