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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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. […]

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  • Lionhead denies Fable II PC rumours

    Lionhead has posted on its developer forums stating that the recent PC port rumour on WhatIFGaming has no substance. “We’re not working on a PC version of Fable II,” said Lionhead employee. “If this changes we’ll make sure you know about it.” His response comes in the wake of WhatIfGaming claiming that a Lionhead employee […]

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  • New Knothole Island images released

    Lionhead has released a set of six new screenshots of Fable II’s Knothole Island, released yesterday on Xbox Live for 800 MS points. We’ve had a little go on it, and suffice to say we’re very impressed so far. Check out the pics after the break. By Mike Bowden

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  • Knothole Island now on Xbox Live Marketplace

    In the last Fable II DLC story for today, Major Nelson has now confirmed that Fable II DLC, Knothole Island, is available from the Xbox Live Marketplace. It was available earlier in the day, but only from Xbox.com. Major says: Content: Fable II – Knothole Island Price: 800 Microsoft Points Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions […]

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  • Microsoft: Knothole Island not free

    Microsoft has told videogaming247 that the “Free” Knothole Island we linked to earlier is simply allow players who can’t be bothered buy it, the chance to play co-op with their mates. “The free update will grant players a handful of gifts from the fine people of Knothole Island and will enable those who haven’t purchased […]

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  • Lionhead: Knothole Island to have over 4 hours of gameplay if you don't rush it

    In an interview with CVG, Fable II writer Mark Llabres Hill has said that providing you don’t blaze through Fable II DLC Knothole Island, there’s over 4 more hours of gameplay to be enjoyed. “As with everything else in Fable, it very much depends how you approach it,” said Hill when asked about how much […]

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  • Download Knothole Island for free? [Updated]

    Although Fable II DLC Knothole Island isn’t on the Xbox Live Marketplace yet, it is, however, on Xbox.com for what appears to be no money what so ever. However, underneath is another listing stating the content cost 800 MS Points. However, both items weighing in 532Mb. It’s all rather confusing. We’re just checking with MS […]

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  • Resurrection shrine to appear in Knothole Island, says Lionhead

    Lionhead has revealed a resurrection shrine will appear when you download its Knothole Island DLC which is due out today. However, for the sake of not wanting to spoil a good story, Lionhead isn’t revealing exactly what this resurrection shrine will be used for. And for that matter, neither will we. Knothole Island will cost […]

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  • Fable II title update live

    Lionhead has released a title update for Fable II fixing numerous bugs (see below) that were reported on the official site’s forums. When you next boot up the game, the dashboard will prompt you to update. The fixes are as follows: The Ritual/Monk’s Quest – Fixed the issue with the Abbott becoming unresponsive if you […]

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  • Two new Knothole Island shots show special armour - new dev diary

    Shacknews for these. As per headline, the two images show some rather special looking armour. However, it is worth noting that although pretty, up until now Fable II armour and clothing has been purely superficial, offering the wearer no added protection. Also, Lionhead has released a new dev diary about the making of Knothole Island, […]

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  • Lionhead cements Knothole Island release date

    Lionhead has informed its community that Fable II DLC, Knothole Island will be available to download from Xbox Live on the 13th of January. The firm has also confirmed that the content will cost 800 Microsoft Points. It seems like only yesterday when Lionhead told us there would be an announcement soon…oh wait, it was. […]

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  • Lionhead denies Fable II PC rumours

    Lionhead has posted on its developer forums stating that the recent PC port rumour on WhatIFGaming has no substance. “We’re not working on a PC version of Fable II,” said Lionhead employee. “If this changes we’ll make sure you know about it.” His response comes in the wake of WhatIfGaming claiming that a Lionhead employee […]

  • New Knothole Island images released

    Lionhead has released a set of six new screenshots of Fable II’s Knothole Island, released yesterday on Xbox Live for 800 MS points. We’ve had a little go on it, and suffice to say we’re very impressed so far. Check out the pics after the break. By Mike Bowden

  • Knothole Island now on Xbox Live Marketplace

    In the last Fable II DLC story for today, Major Nelson has now confirmed that Fable II DLC, Knothole Island, is available from the Xbox Live Marketplace. It was available earlier in the day, but only from Xbox.com. Major says: Content: Fable II – Knothole Island Price: 800 Microsoft Points Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions […]

  • Microsoft: Knothole Island not free

    Microsoft has told videogaming247 that the “Free” Knothole Island we linked to earlier is simply allow players who can’t be bothered buy it, the chance to play co-op with their mates. “The free update will grant players a handful of gifts from the fine people of Knothole Island and will enable those who haven’t purchased […]

  • Lionhead: Knothole Island to have over 4 hours of gameplay if you don’t rush it

    In an interview with CVG, Fable II writer Mark Llabres Hill has said that providing you don’t blaze through Fable II DLC Knothole Island, there’s over 4 more hours of gameplay to be enjoyed. “As with everything else in Fable, it very much depends how you approach it,” said Hill when asked about how much […]

  • Download Knothole Island for free? [Updated]

    Although Fable II DLC Knothole Island isn’t on the Xbox Live Marketplace yet, it is, however, on Xbox.com for what appears to be no money what so ever. However, underneath is another listing stating the content cost 800 MS Points. However, both items weighing in 532Mb. It’s all rather confusing. We’re just checking with MS […]

  • Resurrection shrine to appear in Knothole Island, says Lionhead

    Lionhead has revealed a resurrection shrine will appear when you download its Knothole Island DLC which is due out today. However, for the sake of not wanting to spoil a good story, Lionhead isn’t revealing exactly what this resurrection shrine will be used for. And for that matter, neither will we. Knothole Island will cost […]

  • Fable II title update live

    Lionhead has released a title update for Fable II fixing numerous bugs (see below) that were reported on the official site’s forums. When you next boot up the game, the dashboard will prompt you to update. The fixes are as follows: The Ritual/Monk’s Quest – Fixed the issue with the Abbott becoming unresponsive if you […]

  • Two new Knothole Island shots show special armour – new dev diary

    Shacknews for these. As per headline, the two images show some rather special looking armour. However, it is worth noting that although pretty, up until now Fable II armour and clothing has been purely superficial, offering the wearer no added protection. Also, Lionhead has released a new dev diary about the making of Knothole Island, […]

  • Lionhead cements Knothole Island release date

    Lionhead has informed its community that Fable II DLC, Knothole Island will be available to download from Xbox Live on the 13th of January. The firm has also confirmed that the content will cost 800 Microsoft Points. It seems like only yesterday when Lionhead told us there would be an announcement soon…oh wait, it was. […]

  • Lionhead “very close” to Fable II DLC release date and patch

    A Lionhead spokesman has told videogaming247.com that a release date for the delayed DLC, Knothole Island, is “very close” and that applies to the patch, too. “We’re very close to a release date for the DLC, plus the patch of course,” said the rep. Knothole Island was put back from December to late January citing […]

  • Fable II DLC delayed until “late January”

    Knothole Island, Fable II’s upcoming DLC, has been pushed back to “late January”. The news comes by way of the content’s Xbox.com page. “Due to unexpected technical difficulties, the Fable II: Knothole Island expansion will not be available until late January 2009,” said the statement. The DLC was originally planned for release on December 22.

  • Fable II is Telegraph’s game of the year

    Lionhead’s Fable II is the Daily Telegraph’s game of the year, leading a list of 50 potential candidates. The UK paper put Fallout 3 at second and LittleBigPlanet at third. GTA IV managed a paltry seventh: probably wasn’t the right sort, if you catch my drift, sah. Get the full top 50 after the break. […]

  • Fable II DLC gets firm release date

    Lionhead has confirmed to Eurogamer today that the Knothole Island downloadable content will be available to download from December 22, and not December 12 as previously published. “It is 22nd December,” said the rep. “I believe one site stated 12th which was a mistake, and as with all these sort of things it got some […]

  • Splash Damage takes Fable II lead designer

    Richard Ham, Fable II’s lead designer, has joined Splash Damage as creative director. He’ll be put to work in charge of the design team on the developer’s Bethesda project. “I’m really excited to be at Splash Damage,” said Hame. “Their pedigree in shooters is absolutely fantastic and when I met the team and saw what […]

  • New Fable II DLC screens Knothole Island

    Shack‘s posted up some new shots of the Fable II DLC, Knothole Island. Players adventuring to Knothole will “undergo the trials of the three shrines to bring the dying island back to life.” Fancy. Yours for 800 MS Points later this month.

  • Fable II patch “currently being tested and finalized”

    Lionhead’s confirmed the imminent arrival of a large patch for Fable II, saying the update is now in testing. To see what it fixes, hit the link. Beware: there may be some spoilers there.

  • GameStation Fable II £20 offer confirmed

    GameStation’s confirmed yesterday’s rumour that Fable II has now dropped to £20 for the next week. It’s actually even cheaper than that: buy it online for £19.57. Press release after the link.

  • Rumour: GameStation to cut Fable II to £20 next week

    UK retailer GameStation is to cut the price of Fable II to £20 in a promotion next week, if pictures of promotional leaflets we’ve just been sent are to be believed. We’ve been advised that this may go live this Friday “if they feel like it,” so keep your eyes peeled tomorrow if you fancy […]

  • Fable II conjures up 1.5 million copies, people buy them

    Dirt-cheap islands are nice and all, but you know what’s better? Popularity. And according to a Lionhead press release, Fable II is an automatic ticket into the cool kids club, with over 1.5 million members and counting. “Following its release on Xbox 360 on Oct. 21, more than 1.5 million units of Fable II flew […]

  • New island confirmed for Fable II

    Lionhead’s announced the Knothole Island DLC pack for Fable II, to release on December 12. From here: The remote island of Knothole is dying, its golden sands and lush vegetation covered with snow, its people freezing, its treasures buried. Only a hero can face the trials of the three shrines to bring back the sunshine. […]

  • No big Fable news this week, says Lionhead

    Lionhead’s confirmed that there’s going to be no big Fable news this week, despite last week’s promise. “I know what you’re thinking, but no, I’m afraid this is not the BIG news that got me (and most of you) so excited last week,” said a staffer on the Lionhead blog. “The big bods over in […]

  • October NPD – Microsoft sticks boot into PS3 in post-figures release

    Microsoft focused squarely on the fact it had sold almost twice the amount of PS3s with Xbox 360 in the US last month in its post-NPD statement last night, issuing a press released titled, “Xbox 360 outsells PS3 nearly 2:1 in October, Fable II debuts at #1″. The company said Fable II, topping the chart […]

  • Big Fable II news announced next week, says Lionhead

    According to this post on the Fable II dev blog, fans of the Lionhead RPG should be watching closely for something good to happen next week. “Normally, we don’t like to tease too much,” said the post. “You know, all this hype being generated by teasing the announcement that there will be an announcement in […]

  • Fable II Abbott glitch fixed, missing DLC codes resolved tomorrow

    Lionhead Community Manager, Sam Van Tilburgh, has told Kotaku that the glitch the borked the Abbott quest if you walked away whilst the cut-scene played was now fixed. “We’re keeping a close eye on our forums, while a lot of the issues reported are not issues with the game necessarily, some of them are (like […]

  • Fable II abbott glitch being fixed as “priority,” says Lionhead

    A game-snapping glitch in Fable II is being fixed as a priority, Lionhead has said. “We are aware that a minority of people playing Fable II over the last few days have encountered an issue where the Abbot becomes unresponsive at the beginning of Monks Quest in Oakfield,” said a spokesperson on the developer’s forums. […]

  • Fable II players report game breaking bug

    According to this X3F story – citing a thread on the Lionhead forums – Fable II contains a game-breaking bug in one of its quests. From the piece: The glitch occurs during the quest called “Monk’s Quest,” in which players are tasked with speaking to the Abbot of the Temple of Light in Oakfield. Apparently, […]

  • Emotional Molyneux thanks reviewers for “patience and belief”

    Speaking to CVG, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux said that the Fable II review scores left him feeling “incredibly emotional” as he read through them, and thanked reviewers for their “patience and belief.” “I found myself becoming incredibly emotional as I read peoples reviews and saw how differently the reviewers were reacting to Fable 2, “said […]

  • Molyneux: Oblivion is like a 20,000 page book, you’ll never finish it

    In an interview with T3, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux said that playing a game like Oblivion that last for 60-70 hours is the equivalent of giving him “a book that is twenty thousand pages long,” which is something most people will never finish. “Well, Oblivion was a fantastic achievement,” he when asked about game length. […]

  • Technicolor employee charged over Gears 2 and Fable II theft

    According to this CommercialAppeal report, a Technicolor employee has been charged with theft, and another man is under investigation, after several hundred copies of Gears of War 2 and Fable II were stolen from the company. DVDs were also involved in the robbery, which was valued at more than $100,000. More through the link.