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It was a sad day for Lionhead Studios, creators of the popular Fable series of games. After an announcement earlier this year that Microsoft would be closing the doors on the developers, today marked the day that those actions were finally carried out. Twitter, as you may have guessed, was full of opinions.
Microsoft has made some devastating announcements today and fans of Fable and Lionhead Studios won't be happy. The long-time running video game development studio is being proposed for closure and Microsoft has announced that Fable Legends for PC and Xbox One is cancelled.
Lionhead Studios and Microsoft announced that Fable Legends is a free-to-play game. In a way it kind of fits into the MOBA genre given its design, yet it still retains some of the old feeling from the original Fable titles. A new video was released to help give gamers an idea of what to expect from the free-to-play title.
Lionhead Studios, the former home of the great Peter Molyneux, has managed to release some new footage of a game you won't be able to play. The title is (or was) called Ink Quest. The game featured a young girl traveling through a paper world and discovering new kinds of adventures.
Lionhead Studios profiled one of Fable Legends' main characters this weekend. Inga is a "tomboy" who developed a taste for defending the week at an early age.
Xbox 360 owners will soon be able to purchase the first three Fable games all at once. Xbox Marketplace is listing a discounted Fable Trilogy bundle that will be out next month.
Lionhead has finished development of Fable Anniversary, the HD remake of the Xbox RPG, The game's been sent to manufacturers so that game discs can hit stores inearly February.
Xbox One exclusive Fable Legends will be a return to the series' "dark fairytale" roots, lead content designer Ben Brooks said today. That's great news for Fable fans who didn't like the steampunk look of the past couple games.
Lionhead Studios won't be releasing the HD remake of Fable this year after all. Today the developer announced that they've pushed Fable Anniversary's launch into early 2014.
Fable Legends will be coming exclusively to Xbox One, Microsoft and Lionhead Studios announced today. They've released full details and assets on the next-gen RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4.
Lionhead Studios announced a remake for their Xbox RPG Fable today. Fable Anniversary will be coming to the Xbox 360 this holiday season.
Lionhead Studios sent out more screenshots for Fable: The Journey this morning to remind you that it's still in development. Through the screenshots, we see the various places in Albion that players will traverse.
Fable: The Journey, a Kinect-exclusive spin-off of the RPG series, has gotten its share of skeptical looks from gamers. Lionhead hopes that a playable demo will win everyone over, though.
After many fans were disheartened by the Fable: The Journey demo at E3 2011, Lionhead went back to the drawing board, essentially starting from the ground up, and this year's fully playable hands on demonstration has far exceeded all expectations.
Soon-to-be-released Xbox Live Arcade beat-'em-up Fable Heroes will not shape the the future direction of developer Lionhead Studios in any way.