Lionhead Studios - Fable 3 Announced - RPGWatch Forums
Your donations keep RPGWatch running!
RPGWatch Forums » Comments » News Comments » Lionhead Studios - Fable 3 Announced

Default Lionhead Studios - Fable 3 Announced

August 20th, 2009, 07:58
Lionhead and Microsoft have put out a press release announcing their next title in the Fable series, the XBox 360 exclusive Fable III, along with a trailer and two concept art pics. You can read the press release details and catch the media here at Voodoo Extreme, Action Trip, and ShackNews among others. Eurogamer also has a preview of the game here.
From Eurogamer:
"The entire Fable idea is a fairytale twist on European history and myth," says [art lead John] McCormack. "What we've settled on is to go about 50 years on from Fable II. So we've loosely chosen the Napoleonic period, and we've started to pull in a bit of Regency, a tiny bit of Victorian, and we're plugging in an early industrial age to Albion. It's a Napoleonic fairytale."
The game is slated for a holiday 2010 release date.
More information.
magerette is offline


magerette's Avatar


Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 7,929
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)


August 20th, 2009, 07:59
so much for Microsoft 'supporting the PC'
manondamoon is offline




Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)


August 20th, 2009, 10:15
Well, I can't say that I'm surprised. They never made Fable 2 for the PC, so why should they make Fable 3 for it.

I used to like Peter Molyneux. Sure he was a bit of a loud mouth and basically crazy, but still he made some interesting games. Now….I could careless what his next project would be.
Despite all my rage.
I'm still just a rat in a cage.
skavenhorde is offline


skavenhorde's Avatar
Little BRO Rat


Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Taiwan
Posts: 5,403
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)


August 20th, 2009, 10:30
Their source of inspiration seems to be Arcanum (Industry vs Nature/Magic). Could turn out interesting, though I have no illusions it'll turn out to be another Arcanum. Still, the concept is fairly interesting.
Maylander is offline


Original Sin Donor


Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Bergen
Posts: 6,795
Mentioned: 14 Post(s)
Send a message via MSN to Maylander


August 20th, 2009, 18:51
Molyneux's concepts are generally fairly interesting. In the most basic level, he's actually a very good designer, and I believe that's why people think he's a good designer all around. I mean, if you think game design is all about know how to make a game that sells, than I believe he's probably one of the best, along all the guys in his sales and marketing department: they're fairly good game designers too.

In any case, it's how he develops his basic ideas that make me, too, not give a damn about what he does. Lol.
Morbus is offline


Morbus's Avatar
Colonel RPG


Join Date: May 2007
Location: Porto, Portugal
Posts: 252
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)


August 20th, 2009, 21:00
Just play Fable: Lost Chapters on the PC. It's a better game than Fable 2 turned out to be and I expect even less from Fable 3. Fable 2 felt like a kick in the gut and I refuse to buy another game that has Molyneux as a designer. What the hell happened since Populous or Dungeon Keeper?
Sythlia is offline


Sythlia's Avatar


Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 7
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
RPGWatch Forums » Comments » News Comments » Lionhead Studios - Fable 3 Announced
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 20:11.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright by RPGWatch