Tag Archives: lionhead
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 15:06 GMT
Rare’s studio manager Scott Henson has joined Lionhead as its head of operations. A Microsoft veteran of 18 years, Henson has worked in various sectors of the firm and in various roles. Phil Harrison, Microsoft’s VP of its European Interactive Entertainment Business unit, made the announcement during a press briefing this morning. Microsoft has also hired Roger Walkden as head of staff. Walkden was previously VP of marketing at Activision and head of European business development for EA’s Origin service. Thanks, GI International.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 21:46 GMT
Fable 2 has returned to Xbox Live’s Games on Demand after an “isolated issue” caused the game to become unavailable through the service.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 15:18 BST
Lionhead has seen a number of staff cuts today by Microsoft, which has laid-off less than 10% off the studio’s workforce.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 18:41 BST
Fable: The Journey is out today in the US, and not only has the launch trailer landed online, but a couple reviews have gone live as well. As more sites release scores, we will add them here.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 14:32 BST
A demo for Fable: The Journey will arrive on XBL for Kinect on September 17, Microsoft has announced. The firm has also released a short video documentary discussing the game’s narrative called Telling the Tale. It’s below, courtesy of MasonicGamer. Fable: The Journey will be released on Xbox 360 for Kinect October 9 on the US and October 12 in Europe.
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 | 15:31 BST
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 | 02:58 BST
Remember when Microsoft showed off Fable: The Journey and you wrote a scathing comment about it? Lionhead read that, and it made the team very sad.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 00:48 BST
In a revealing session at Develop in Brighton, Lionhead creative director Gary Carr revealed that the shelved Project Milo began well before Kinect arrived and was never really a game – but Fable: The Journey certainly is.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 17:15 BST
“Lionhead and the Fable franchise has been left in incredibly capable hands. Fable: The Journey is coming out this year, and when I saw it last it was looking pretty cool and I am sure Lionhead will take Fable to a very bright and interesting future. You can’t help but have thoughts and ideas of what you would do with something [like the Fable franchise], but I am so focused on what I am doing at the moment I don’t often have those feelings.” – Peter Molyneux to VG247 at Rezzed on whether he has any regrets leaving the Fable franchise behind.
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 01:08 BST
Online retail giant Amazon has slapped an October 9 release date on Lionhead’s Kinect exclusive Fable: The Journey. The adventure had previously been slotted only for the holiday season. The Journey puts players in charge of a horse and cart and has them traveling the highways ofAlbion aiding – or ignoring – those in need along the way. It’s not on rails – mostly.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 20:28 BST
Microsoft has announced Fable: The Journey will release in time for the holidays. Only a trailer was shown of the Lionhead Kinect-enabled RPG during the Microsoft press conference today. Get it below the break.
Tue, May 29, 2012 | 15:09 BST
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 15:53 BST
Tue, May 15, 2012 | 03:11 BST
Guildford developer Lionhead Studios is looking to ramp up its multiplayer team with a new hire. Fable, the studio’s most well-known product, includes co-operative multiplayer elements, as does spin-off Fable Heroes, although the next release, Kinect exclusive Fable: The Journey, seems to be single-player only. Speculate at will.
Wed, May 02, 2012 | 19:13 BST
Microsoft launched the third and penultimate game in its Arcade NEXT line-up Fable Heroes. The Lionhead spin-off, an action hack-n-slash effort, launches at 800 MS points at a file size of 1.39Gb. Get it queued to your 360 here and watch the launch trailer below. Next week, the big one: Minecraft.
In other XBLA news, Awesomenauts is now available, following worries of its release after publisher dtp went into insolvency earlier this week. Get it queued to your 360 here for 800 MS points at 540Mb.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 | 18:15 BST
Lionhead has said Fable Heroes isn’t indicative of future development, according to lead designer Ted Timmins who likened the game to “six guys” creating something “in their spare time,” which was liked well enough by the powers-that-be to warrant a release.
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 | 10:03 BST
Peter Molyneux has said he’d like to talk about the first project from the newly-founded 22 Cans “within a few months,” adding he’d “hope” to see it in a playable state by the end of the year.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 16:43 BST
Lionhead Studios and Random House have announced an agreement to create a “broad line of products set to expand the universe of Fable”, via two novels, multiple digital shorts, a world bible, and a strategy guide.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 | 20:10 BST
Former Lionhead developer, James Duncan, has announced his new iOS game will be titled Rogue Star. It is currently in development at the studio he founded, RedBreast. He hopes the title will draw renewed interest from the public in the “much missed” space combat-trading genre. Details are still a sparse at the moment, but Eurogamer has one new shot of it through here. Still no date.
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 | 02:39 GMT
Fable Heroes is the first stand-alone title to emerge from Lionhead’s Creative Days – but probably not the last.