Lionhead Studios Archive

  • Book Review: The Art of Fable Legends

    After more than three years in development, Fable Legends has officially been cancelled as of earlier in the week. Lionhead Studios also is on the brink of being closed outright by Microsoft, a sad and sudden end for the developer clearly looming. In some ways […]

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  • Summer Book Club Review: Fable: Blood of Heroes

    Welcome to VGBlogger’s Summer Book Club! All summer long, we will be providing weekly book reviews across a wide range of geek favorite categories, including art, comics/graphic novels, fantasy, gaming, and sci-fi. So whether you’re heading out for a road trip, going on vacation, lounging […]

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  • Fable Legends Announced for Windows 10 PC, Multiplayer Beta Signups Underway

    Lionhead’s 4-vs-1 multiplayer spin on the Fable series, previously announced only for Xbox One, is now also coming to PC as a Windows 10 exclusive. (No, the game will not work on any previous version of Windows.) This is all part of Microsoft’s new initiative […]

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  • E3 2014: Fable Legends ‘All For One or One Takes All’ Multiplayer Beta Begins this Fall

    E3 2014: Fable Legends ‘All For One or One Takes All’ Multiplayer Beta Begins this Fall

    Lionhead’s taking the Fable franchise in a bold new direction with Xbox One exclusive Legends, a cooperative 4-player action-RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4. (Don’t worry, it’ll be playable offline with AI filling in the open hero slots.) Of course, the main new wrinkle highlighted […]

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  • HD Remastered Fable Anniversary Announced for Xbox 360

    HD Remastered Fable Anniversary Announced for Xbox 360

    Hide the chickens! After many tweets crying out for such a thing, Lionhead Studios has announced plans to re-release the original Fable on Xbox 360 later this year. Fable Anniversary gives Fable: The Lost Chapters an HD graphical facelift and achievement implants, augmentations sure to […]

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  • Review: Fable: The Journey

    Review: Fable: The Journey

    For all its spells, swordplay and shifting shades of moral consequence, the lasting legacy of Lionhead’s Fable 2 is that it made you care deeply about a virtual dog. So it’s somehow fitting that the crowning achievement of Fable: The Journey, the first franchise entry […]

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  • These Gamers Feel the Kinect Magic of Fable: The Journey

    These Gamers Feel the Kinect Magic of Fable: The Journey

    Even though I still don’t own a Kinect, like many titles before it, I’ve been looking forward to Fable: The Journey as one of the handful of games to finally sell me on the Xbox 360’s motion control camera. It looks to be a fun […]

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  • Lionhead Tells the Tale of Fable: The Journey

    Lionhead Tells the Tale of Fable: The Journey

    Fable: The Journey has been mired in skepticism about it being another crummy Kinect butchering of a well-known franchise property, but this developer video diary may just change some opinions around. For example, did you know that the game world is nearly three times larger […]

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  • Fable: The Journey is Kinect’s Medieval Moves

    Fable: The Journey is Kinect’s Medieval Moves

    Microsoft and Lionhead are conjuring up a new Kinect-exclusive Fable adventure for release this holiday season, but The Journey is not the grandiose free-roaming Fable RPG you’ve grown accustomed to over the first three installments. From the new E3 trailer, Fable: The Journey actually seems […]

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  • Trials, Fable, Minecraft and Bloodforge Headline XBLA’s ‘Arcade Next’

    Trials, Fable, Minecraft and Bloodforge Headline XBLA’s ‘Arcade Next’

    Microsoft Studios is proud to present Arcade Next, a new Xbox Live Arcade promo series scheduled to deliver four hot titles to help gamers burn away any springtime showers that may come between April 18th and May 9th. Ubisoft and RedLynx’s dirt bike racer Trials […]

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