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Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide review: The sincerest form of flattery
2 years ago

Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide review: The sincerest form of flattery

While the gaming community patiently wait for Valve to get their fingers out and make a game ending in a 3, it was only a matter of time before someone …
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Fable Fortune comes to Kickstarter from former Lionhead devs
3 years ago

Fable Fortune comes to Kickstarter from former Lionhead devs

A collection of former Lionhead Studios developers have brought Fable Fortune, a free-to-play card game based in the Fable universe, to Kickstarter. As of writing, the campaign has raised nearly …
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Rumor: Lionhead Studios couldn’t be sold without the Fable IP
3 years ago

Rumor: Lionhead Studios couldn’t be sold without the Fable IP

Lionhead Studios may have closed its doors for the last time at the end of April, but according to Kotaku UK, several prospective buyers were lined up during a six-week …
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Fable Legends is now officially shut down
3 years ago

Fable Legends is now officially shut down

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It’s officially all over now: Fable Legends is no longer a game. Lionhead Studios emailed beta participants yesterday informing them that the beta could “no longer be accessed.”

“And so …
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Lionhead was ‘more or less’ surprised by Microsoft’s closure decision
3 years ago

Lionhead was ‘more or less’ surprised by Microsoft’s closure decision

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Microsoft is closing down Lionhead Studios after acquiring the developer a decade ago. It has also been made known that Fable Legends will cease development with no other studio named …
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Read what Phil Spencer said about Fable, Lionhead just last week
3 years ago

Read what Phil Spencer said about Fable, Lionhead just last week

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Early this morning the news broke that Microsoft was canceling Fable Legends and likely shutting down developer Lionhead Studios. Among those who were seemingly taken off-guard by the news was …
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Press Play Studios closed; Lionhead Studios likely to close
3 years ago

Press Play Studios closed; Lionhead Studios likely to close

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Microsoft Studios has decided to cease development on both Fable Legends and Project KnoxvilleFable Legends was in development by Lionhead Studios and Microsoft Studios is actively talking with employees about a closure of the …
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Molyneux on next Xbox: “I just want the ultimate gamer’s device”
6 years ago

Molyneux on next Xbox: “I just want the ultimate gamer’s device”

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He may have left Microsoft-owned Lionhead Studios to form a new independent studio 22Cans, but Peter Molyneux still has a keen interest in the next Xbox. Speaking to IGN, …
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More Minecraft skins announced
7 years ago

More Minecraft skins announced

Minecraft will be getting its first Skin Pack along with the release of the 1.7.3 update. The pack will have a total of 40 skins, the majority of which are currently shrouded in mystery. Five more skins have emerged from the fog, bravely showing themselves to the world in all their pixelated glory. The five newest character to join the pack are: Jack of Blades, Clayton Carmine, Banjo, Ms Splosion Man, and a Prisoner. There are still 30 character to be announced, but so far the pack looks amazing. We can’t wait to see more XBLA character getting the Minecraft treatment. There is currently no release date or price for Skin Pack 1.

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This Fable had humble beginnings
7 years ago

This Fable had humble beginnings

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It started innocently enough, which is appropriate given the the innocent faces featured in Fable Heroes. Tim Timmins, who worked as a scripter on all of the previous Fable titles, and a handful of his co-workers said to each other “Let’s make a Fable game!” There was no Molyneux-esque bravado about crafting the greatest RPG of all time. Instead, Timmins and company were content with just making a game of some sort in the franchise they knew best. The next thing they knew, they were set up in their own offices with more than a dozen staff members working under them on Lionhead Studios’ first XBLA title.

“Every year at Lionhead we have a Creative Day where everyone gets together and can make whatever they like,” Timmins explained to Xbox 360 Achievements. “It can be a game, a new piece of tech, it can be a tool, it can be a PowerPoint presentation of the greatest thing ever made… We decided to make a game.”

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