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…
Over at Kotaku UK, Keza MacDonald reported on how Fable Legends took down Lionhead. It’s an in-depth look at why Lionhead was both an innovative studio and one Microsoft was willing to risk. Give it a read!
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.
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,…
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.
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.
Speaking with Edge, former Lionhead boss and Microsoft exec Peter Molyneux wins some brownie points for his hopes on what the next Xbox will offer.
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Now that iconic game designer Peter Molyneux has left the studio he founded, many have wondered what might be next for Lionhead. According to several job listings, it might just be an MMO.
Fable video games are supposed to operate around a promise. The three role-playing games spearheaded by former Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux dangled themes of changeable appearance, persistent consequence and pledge-keeping to pique players' interest. And, yeah, the knock on the Fable games is that they tend to…
You've read the fluffy reasons Peter Molyneux left Lionhead, the studio he built, and Microsoft along with it. The general stuff. It's important to know, sure, but I like the raw specifics a bit better.
Emrah Elmasli is a Turkish concept artist who now resides in the UK, where he's done a ton of concept art for the last few games in the Fable series.
Xbox.com leaked the images last night, and now we've got the video of Fable Heroes, Lionhead's candy-coated four-player co-op journey through the lands of Albion.
Seemingly jumping the gun ahead of next week's Game Developers Conference, a listing on Xbox.com has appeared for a game called Fable Heroes.
You won't be able to use a sword in Fable: The Journey. Or a gun.