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  • Fable Heroes Brings Toy Puppet Hack-and-Slash to XBLA

    Fable Heroes Brings Toy Puppet Hack-and-Slash to XBLA

    Perhaps resigned to the fact that the core Fable titles failed to revolutionize the RPG genre as intended, Lionhead is taking the series on multiple spin-off directions, likely small detours to fill the void until an inevitable Fable 4 comes around. Fable: The Journey was […]

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  • Fable III Overthrows PC in May

    Fable III Overthrows PC in May

    Once scheduled to ship alongside the Xbox 360 version in October, the PC version of Lionhead’s latest action-RPG, Fable III, was unsurprisingly delayed out of the 2010 holiday season, and since then seems to have been largely forgotten about. Fable II never made it to […]

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  • Fable III Launch Trailer Sparks a Revolution

    Fable III Launch Trailer Sparks a Revolution

    Titled “Revolution,” the final launch trailer (aka TV debut trailer) for Fable III has stormed the Internet, inciting Xbox 360 revolutionaries around the world to rise up and put an end to king Logan’s tyrannical rule over Albion. The uprising begins on October 26th. Don’t […]

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  • Fable III’s Collector’s Edition Unboxed

    Fable III’s Collector’s Edition Unboxed

    Lionhead’s Ted Timmins cracks open the Limited Collector’s Edition version of Fable III in this new unboxing video. I was pretty underwhelmed until around halfway through, when Ted reveals a secret compartment in the game’s book-style case housing a good/evil coin and a deck of […]

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  • Fable III Has One of the Niftiest Pre-Order Bonuses Ever

    Fable III Has One of the Niftiest Pre-Order Bonuses Ever

    Pre-order bonuses have become pretty predictable these days. Except for rare occasions, pre-ordering a game typically rewards you with some form of DLC like character skins or special weapons, a pamphlet-sized art book, or maybe even a soundtrack CD if you’re lucky. No matter how […]

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  • Fable III Confirmed For PC, Xbox 360 Collector’s Edition Unveiled

    Fable III Confirmed For PC, Xbox 360 Collector’s Edition Unveiled

    After a successful PC port of the original Xbox RPG Fable, many were surprised that Lionhead Studios decided to skip a PC release for the Xbox 360 sequel Fable II. I don’t think PC gamers missed out on much, but hey, many people thought it […]

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  • The Hype Begins: First Fable III Footage and Screens

    The Hype Begins: First Fable III Footage and Screens

    Fable III is officially on for Xbox 360 release this holiday season, so you know what that means. Yep, that means it’s time for the Peter Molyneux hype machine to begin, and you won’t find more hype about such simple gameplay advancements than what’s in […]

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  • Review: Fable II

    Review: Fable II

    To say I’m shocked by all the accolades Fable II has been compiling since releasing in October is an understatement. Don’t get me wrong, Fable II isn’t a bad game by any means. In fact, I found it strangely addictive and rather enjoyable overall. But […]

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  • Lionhead Studios Video Diary Episode 8: Finishing Fable II and Creating Knothole Island

    Lionhead Studios Video Diary Episode 8: Finishing Fable II and Creating Knothole Island

    Lionhead Studios’ excellent video diary series continues today with the release of the eighth episode “Finishing Fable II and Creating Knothole Island.” As I’m sure you can gather from the title, this episode provides an inside look at the final bug-fixing days of Fable II‘s […]

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  • [E3 2008] Fable II’s Pretty in Concept Art, Kinda Disappointing Graphically

    [E3 2008] Fable II’s Pretty in Concept Art, Kinda Disappointing Graphically

    For an Xbox 360 exclusive as hyped as Fable II, I sorta expected it to look better than it does. Sure, it has a unique artistic charm about it that makes it stand out against other fantasy RPGs, but still, I’m not seeing that it’s […]

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