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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 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.

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