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Fable Legends multiplayer beta set for October [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

The multiplayer beta for Fable Legends will be available on October 16, Microsoft announced during its Gamescom 2014 press conference in Cologne, Germany. Microsoft first announced the beta phase of the game at E3. Fable Legends has players completing quests in Albion, the land featured...

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Lionhead, EA vets reveal RPG sandbox title, Oort Online

Wonderstruck, a studio largely comprised of ex-Lionhead and ex-EA employees, is toiling away at Oort Online, an open world, voxel-based sandbox RPG that's bound to draw the Minecraft comparison. So what's the deal with this one? The Oort, a race once savvy with exploration, tooled around with...

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Rare and Lionhead remain 'crown jewels' for Microsoft

Microsoft reaffirmed its commitment to its Rare and Lionhead studios this week, assuring that both are "crown jewels" in its Microsoft Studios division as multiple games from the developers continue to take shape. Speaking to Eurogamer, Microsoft corporate vice president Phil Harrison noted that...

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Fable Legends multiplayer beta coming this fall

Fable Legends, the upcoming multiplayer-centric entry in the Fable series, will enter beta this holiday, Microsoft announced during their E3 2014 press conference. The game will feature multiple modes where players can take on the role of a Fable universe hero or, if you're feeling a bit more...

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Lionhead bringing Fable Anniversary to PC

While Fable Anniversary was previously exclusive to Xbox 360 owners, a clamoring cacophony of Fable fans has apparently persuaded Lionhead and Microsoft to bring the HD remake of the 2004 Xbox game to Steam. When and for how much, however, are tales yet to be told. [Image: Microsoft]...

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Fable Anniversary lead designer exits Lionhead

Fable Anniversary lead designer Ted Timmins has announced his departure from Lionhead Studios. In a multi-tweet explanation of his exit, Timmins said the Microsoft-owned company has been "such an integral part" of his life. Citing that his time at Lionhead made up more than one third of his life,...

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Lionhead Studios embracing games-as-service model with Fable Legends

Fable Legends, the upcoming multiplayer-centric spin on the Fable universe, may end up being quite a different beast than its predecessors. Although new Lionhead CEO John Needham hasn't announced any business model for the game, he describes his job as one based around the "games-as-a-service"...

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Deja Review: Fable Anniversary

This is a Deja Review: A quick, unscored look at the new features and relative agelessness of a remade, revived or re-released game. Ten years after hitting the original Xbox, Fable proves that, contrary to popular belief, Peter Molyneux is a man of his word. The eccentric former chief of...

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Fable Anniversary trailer looks back with bloom-colored glasses

' Ten years! Ten years since we got to hear the citizens of Albion yelp in unison as we ran through town holding up a monster's severed head, raising our notoriety as we went. Ten years since we flirted with bar patrons, married them, then scoffed at their criticisms of our new tattoos. This...

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Fable Anniversary goes gold, pre-order bonuses detailed

Fable Anniversary, the HD re-tread of the first game in Lionhead's RPG series, is ready to be pressed to disc, the developer has announced on its blog. In fact, Lionhead writes that physical copies are being created "as we speak." That means that soon, they'll also be ready to be shipped, sold and...

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