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Fable 3 currently free on Xbox Marketplace

Fable 3, the game in the series we all tried to forget until something worse came along in Fable Heroes, is currently free on the Xbox Marketplace. It's still unclear if this is a bug, since the way you obtain it gratis is a little convoluted, or if this is some portent to today's Microsoft press...

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Lionhead teases Fable HD remake [update: Fable Anniversary announced]

Update: Xbox's Major Nelson announced Fable Anniversary, coming "holiday this year" for Xbox 360. As expected, it's a HD remake of the first Fable and its Lost Chapters expansion. Speaking to the Major in a podcast, Lionhead's Ted Timmins noted improvements to the user interface, loading times,...

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Lionhead launches new Fable forums with suspicious timing [update]

Lionhead Studios has launched a brand new set of Fable-related forums, now available on the developer's website for users to discuss and dissect the popular series of role-playing games. Lionhead's also giving away virtual founders' medals to anyone who signs up in the forums' first two weeks of...

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Lionhead job openings point to Unreal Engine 4 powering next game

Fable series developer Lionhead Studios is currently seeking a gameplay programmer and an automation engineer for an upcoming unannounced project, emphasizing that knowledge of Epic's Unreal Engine 3 or 4 is required for consideration. The company additionally seeks a core technology programmer...

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Ex-Cryptic, Gazillion CEO John Needham is new Lionhead boss

John Needham is now the new boss of Lionhead Studios. Needham's previous posts include CEO of Cryptic Studios (Star Trek Online) for nearly three years and CEO at Gazillion Entertainment (Marvel Universe Online) for almost two years. "Our vision is focused on building innovative gaming services...

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Microsoft UK names new studio 'Lift London,' shuffles executives

Originally announced sans moniker back in September, Microsoft UK's new London-based studio now has something to put on its letterhead: "Lift London." Helmed by former Rare production designer Lee Schuneman, Lift London is a "21st century studio – not a studio that would make retail games...

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Fable 2 returns to Games on Demand

Microsoft has overcome whatever dark sorcery removed Fable 2 from the Xbox Live Marketplace. Lionhead's saucy 2008 action-RPG is now available for download again. "There was an isolated issue affecting the availability of Fable II on Games on Demand recently," a Microsoft representative told us....

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Lionhead layoffs part of natural cycle, says Microsoft

Microsoft's Lionhead Studios, which most recently launched Fable: The Journey, has been hit with layoffs. Microsoft tells Develop that the downsizing represents less than 10 percent of Lionhead's head count and the publisher still intends to hire 100 people over the next year across its UK studios....

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Fable: The Journey to find testimonials

This video tells us just how hardcore these hardcore gamers were before Fable: The Journey magically turned them into hand-waving casuals. Or maybe we're missing the point. Should you need more convincing and have access to a Kinect, you can download the demo to try for yourself....

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PSA - Fable: The Journey demo reaches XBLM today

Last month Microsoft and Lionhead described the Fable: The Journey demo as filled with "heart-pounding action." Should you wish to pound your heart with some Kinect-ified fantasy, the 1.22GB trial file is up on Xbox Live Marketplace today. The fully-fledged game is set to reach retail shelves on...

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