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  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Eurogamer gives Fable II 10/10 [Update]

    Eurogamer has awarded Lionhead’s Fable II 10/10. Peter Molyneux said previously that this game will define his position in the industry, so a 10/10 isn’t bad start, you could say. From the review: Fable II’s generous and forgiving template isn’t one that many games choose to follow, but it proves convincingly that if you’re clever […]

  • Fable II online co-op patch done

    Lionhead has updated its blog announcing that the Fable II online co-op patch is finished and will be available for download when the RPG launches this Friday. Remember, Peter Molyneux said Fable II will define his position in the industry, so we obviously can’t wait to see exactly what that position actually is. By Mike […]

  • Fable II launch trailer posted

    After the break. It does look good, no doubt, and indications in the last few days from the UK press suggest it’s going to review very well. It’s out later this month. Take a look.

  • Master Chief is playable in Fable II - screens

    Fable II review code is in the hands of journos now, and this is the result: Master Chief is shown in these DailyGame.net shots as being a playable character in the RPG. We already knew the Halo protagonist was going to be in the game, but, well, now we know you can play as the […]

  • Watch the first 10 minutes of Fable II in Polish

    After the break. It goes without saying that this is a “spoiler,” so don’t watch if you want to stay clean. It’s the first full first minutes of play from the Polish version of Fable II, and it does pretty much give the game away, so to speak. Looks lovely, though. Watch if you dare. […]

  • Fable II's site goes live

    And here it is. There’s a great trailer on there for the game’s launch, and links to screens, stuff about the Pub Games, and so on. Take a look.

  • TGS: Molyneux explains Fable II combat system in video

    Kotaku’s posted up a video of Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux explaining the combat system in Fable II, and it’s all looking very swish. We feel as thought we’ve been writing about this game for our entire lives, so it’s good to see it’s working, and all. Take a look.

  • New Fable II TV spot released

    After the break. There’s no gameplay to speak of, which is a shame, but it does get the theme of choice across quite well we think. Game’s out later this month. We’re all giddy with excitement.

  • Molyneux lists Fable II imperfections, says he overhyped Fable I

    Speaking to VG247, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has listed a string of minor imperfections that niggle him about Fable II, saying previous statements about elements not being perfect in the game are merely borne from honesty. “When someone says to me, ‘Are you completely happy with Fable II?’, I have to turn round to them […]

  • Molyneux pretty much confirms Fable II DLC

    Speaking to Videogamer, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has all but confirmed Fable II DLC is on the way. “Without any official announcements, I would say that we’d be pretty dumb not to plan it,” he said. “What I would say, if we’re going to do DLC then I definitely don’t want it to be just […]

  • Molyneux to Fable II reviewers: please play with non-hardcore gamers

    Peter Molyneux’s sent a letter to those reviewing Fable II in the US asking them to play the title with a person that “doesn’t play games” to see how they get on. “I have a favour to ask you — we build this game not only to appeal to gamers like yourself, but to appeal […]

  • Fable II: All single-player games stored on MS server, 64 simultaneous "orbs" in world

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has told VG247 that all Fable II single-player saves are to be horded on one server for the purpose of filtering them back down in the game’s intriguing co-op “orb” system, that allows you to let players into your game through floating balls of light in your version of Albion. “All […]

  • Fable II CE culled even further

    Oh. Dear. According to this Kotaku piece, Game’s sent out emails in the UK informing that “the developer diary and soundtrack are no longer going to be available on the bonus DVD” of the Fable II Collector’s Edition. This comes after Wednesday’s news that the “premium box, five printed fate cards, and Hobbe figure will […]

  • Fable II video interview details a day in the life of Albion

    After the break. It’s Peter and pals talking about jobs, money, clothes and getting married in Fable II. There’s a lot of detail in there about expressions and personality, and some bits about making evil kids. Game’s out on October 24.

  • Molyneux: Fable II co-op was only possible thanks to Live's structure

    Speaking to Videogamer, Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has claimed that Fable II’s online co-op has only been possible because of the way Live’s structured, and that PS3’s online offering isn’t as “mature” as 360’s. “The thing I love about the 360 more than anything is nothing to do with the hardware, it’s all to do […]

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