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Ex-Lionhead staffers: Fable “in safe hands” post-Molyneux

Although the Microsoft-owned Lionhead is keeping quiet about Peter Molyneux’s departure, ex-staffers have assured fans the Fable franchise is in no danger.

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  • Ex-Lionhead staffers: Fable “in safe hands” post-Molyneux

    Although the Microsoft-owned Lionhead is keeping quiet about Peter Molyneux’s departure, ex-staffers have assured fans the Fable franchise is in no danger.

  • Lionhead: No Fable II PC due to “new projects”

    Dreaming if you’re ever going to get a PC version of Fable II? Dream on: Lionhead’s said that there won’t be such a conversion due to the developer now working on “new projects.”

  • Lionhead has “a very clear idea where Fable will go in the future”

    Lionhead has an clear idea what the future holds for the next Fable, and it plans to make it stand “head and shoulders up,” with any other developer in the industry.

  • Lionhead survey seeks Fable feedback

    Fable is one of those franchises which evokes strong opinions in players, and Lionhead wants to hear yours.

  • Fable II is free on Xbox Live no longer

    Yes. You read the title right. It’s no longer free. For some anyway.

  • Molyneux: Fable II felt “rushed”

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux told attendees at his Fable III session at Develop earlier today that its prequel was “rushed”.

  • Microsoft confirms Kinect, Halo: Reach, Gears 3 for ComicCon

    Microsoft’s a whole list of panels and games that will be at ComicCon a week-and-a-half from now, including Halo: Reach, Fable III, Gears of War 3 and Kinect.

  • Fallout 3, Fable II hit Games on Demand

    Fallout 3 and Fable II have both hit Games on Demand for Xbox 360.

  • Molyneux: Fable II episodes release was “successful”

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has said the release of Fable II Episodic was a “successful” one.

  • Get two 360 Platinum Hits, get one free

    Amazon’s offering a third game free when you buy two Platinum Hits for Xbox 360, provided it’s an equal or lesser price then the two you’ve already picked.

  • Fable II, Halo Wars join 360 Classics range

    Microsoft’s announced it’s added Fable II and Halo Wars to the Classics catalogue for 360.

  • Fable II DLC, Peggle part of this weeks Live Deal of the Week

    Nelson‘s just detailed this weeks Live Deal of the Week, where this week you get three for the price of one. First up – Fable II DLC pack “See the Future”. Once 560 MS points, it’s now 400 MS points. Secondly, Peggle, which was once at 800 MS points. Now, it is reduced to 400 […]

  • Fable II Pub Games is this week’s Live Deal of the Week

    Nelson’s confirmed that this week’s Live Deal of the Week goes to Fable II Pub Games. Once 800 MS points, it’s yours for 400 MS points. Remember, if you have Fable II itself, you can play this to have money from Pub Games switched to the main game itself. Remember: Gold members only.

  • Fable II Episode I available for free now

    Fable II Episode I, the first of five, is now available for free on Live. This is the full game broken out into parts. The first bit costs you nothing: the other four parts will be charged. Still. Free Fable II. Get it for a measly 2Gb. The game’s episodic release was announced at GamesCom […]

  • Molyneux received hate mail over Fable II ending

    Peter Molyneux has told GameSetWatch that people were so upset over the ending of Fable II that he received hate mail. Apparently, some gamers were upset over the choices you had to make during endgame, which ultimately forced Lionhead to enact some changes with the DLC due to complaints getting to “such a furor”. If […]

  • MS’s GC Press Event: Fable II Episodic announced

    As well as Fable III, Peter Molyneux announced during the MS conference in Cologne this morning that Fable II will be released on Xbox Live Marketplace, split into five chapters. The first chapter will be free. “This is great from a developer’s point of view. You could buy the next episode, or buy the whole […]

  • Rumour – Fable II: GOTY edition spotted [Update]

    According to Console Monster, Play.com and ShopTo are listing a Game of the Year version of Fable II, which features past DLC like Knothole Island and See the Future. Check out the listings from Play.com and ShopTo listings here and here respectively. Is this Lionhead’s big announcement for Cologne? Of course not, you’d be silly […]

  • Fable II composer wanted “the music to convey the world of Albion”

    An interesting article over on Develop talks about the score for Fable II and the story behind its creation. In it, composer Russell Shaw states that he wanted the music in the game to “convey the world of Albion, but also enhance the story.” He discusses how each region had its own sound and divulges […]

  • Get Fable II’s Knothole Island cheap

    The latest Xbox Live Deal of the Week means Fable II’s Knothole Island now costs 560 MSP instead of the usual 800. The oh-so-awesome new price is available until Monday, July 6.

  • Fable II DLC, See the Future, goes live

    Fable II DLC See the Future is now available for download. The content costs 560 MS Points and features many dogs. Get to it.

  • Fable II sees the future in new shots

    Want some screens of Fable II DLC See the Future? Go to Kotaku. When’s it out? Tomorrow. How much does it cost? 560 MS Points. And that’s that.

  • Fable II DLC See the Future out on May 12

    See the Future, Fable II’s next piece of DLC, will be available for download on May 12, according to this EG.de piece. The content’s content is unknown at the moment, but it’s highly likely you’re going to get less than subtle hints about the general future of the series. It’ll cost 560 MS Points.

  • Lionhead to make an “important announcement” tomorrow

    It was revealed this morning that Lionhead’s primed to make an important announcement sometime tomorrow. Sam, the community manager over on Lionhead’s blog, didn’t provide any details. Basically, just wait and see. “I’m picking up through the grapevine that tomorrow there is going to be some news announcement and also new can’t-miss content so make […]

  • Fable 3: It would be “pretty poor” if See the Future didn’t have “some connection,” says Molyneux

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has told VG247 that it would be “pretty poor” if upcoming Fable II DLC See the Future didn’t relate to the next Fable game. “Well, while it’s not easy for me to absolutely confirm that, it would be pretty poor to say ‘See the Future’ if it didn’t have some connection, […]

  • Fable II DLC, See the Future, priced and detailed

    See the Future, the next batch of Fable II DLC, will cost 560 MS Points and will include the “Ghosts of the Snowglobe Quest,” the “Cursed Knight Quest,” new items and a bunch of other stuff. There’s a press release after the break. It’s out in May.

  • Fable II devs tested microphone controls for dog

    Fable II’s developers originally tried to include microphone capabilities in the game to allow players to whistle to the dog. According to Peter Molyneux, the feature was discarded because it felt more like a gimmick instead of a true gameplay component. “We did test it out,” Molyneux told MTV. “Whistling to the dog with the […]

  • UK MP wants recognition for BAFTA winners

    Conservative MP Edward Vaizey has introduced an early day motion to recognize BAFTA nominees and winners, including LittleBigPlanet, Fable II and Race Driver: GRID, as you can see on the House of Commons site. What is says: [Moved:] That this House notes the importance of the video games sector to the UK economy; congratulates the […]

  • GDC: Next Fable II DLC to launch within “weeks”

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux told Kotaku at GDC today that the next Fable II DLC, See the Future, is to release within weeks. “The next DLC comes out in the spring,” he said. “We’re in the spring now so don’t think months, think more like weeks. It’s called See the Future.” He added: “The first […]

  • Molyneux: Fable “burnt people’s lives”

    Peter Molyneux has said he’s learned not to push his staffers too hard when making a game. Speaking in an interview with Develop, Molyneux said that Lionhead basically “destroyed lives” while working on Fable, and he made sure not to make the same mistake with Fable II. “If I’m honest, on Fable we just burnt […]

  • More Fable II DLC confirmed

    Lionhead’s just confirmed that more DLC’s on the way for Fable II, although there’s no detail as to what or when. “The team here in Guildford is working on some new content right now,” said the firm in a blog post. “More information will be shared in the coming weeks.” GDC or bust, Peter fans. […]