Last Friday's New York Times
"Wedding/Celebrations" section announced the nuptials of Ms. Amy Gilbert (who is studying for her Ph.D. in molecular medicine in London) and Joshua Atkins, the "lead game designer for Fable III
." Would this be be first tandem wedding and game announcement? Although Fable III
doesn't officially exist, Atkins has been with Lionhead since Fable
and is listed as a part of the design team at Microsoft Game Studios in the Fable II
This isn't the first time Fable III
has been unofficially mentioned: British talk show host Jonathan Ross tweeted
in March that he was approached to do voice work for the game. Of course, we've contacted Microsoft for confirmation of Fable III
's development. We absolutely can't wait until the company pulls "we don't comment on rumor and speculation" on this one.
PS: From all of us at Joystiq: Congratulations to the happy couple!Update
: Microsoft's official statement: "We have nothing to announce regarding future Lionhead Studios projects."