Fable 3 - No PC Demo - RPGWatch Forums
Your donations keep RPGWatch running!
RPGWatch Forums » Comments » News Comments » Fable 3 - No PC Demo

Default Fable 3 - No PC Demo

May 12th, 2011, 02:25
Microsoft's Major Nelson had everyone in a flap when a post indicated a Fable III PC demo would be released (news at Gamebanshee, thanks Zohaib) but that turned out to be incorrect (thanks, Blues), so no demo despite the reports:
"Iíve been informed that a Fable III PC demo is no longer scheduled."
More information.
-= RPGWatch =-
Dhruin is offline


Dhruin's Avatar
RPGWatch Team


Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 11,968


May 12th, 2011, 02:25
"You've been informed that purchasing this game has been rescheduled unless you provide me with a demo…"

Guess I'll just have to continue boycotting stupid-dev-decisions like this with the standard interwebz ways of game demoing…lolz
Khalus is offline


Khalus's Avatar


Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 170


May 12th, 2011, 14:35
I honestly think the lack of PC demos across the board is due to publishers thinking we all just pirate games anyway and test them that way, then pay if we are feeling generous.
DoctorNarrative is offline


DoctorNarrative's Avatar
Patroling Written Words


Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,825


May 12th, 2011, 18:50
ive only heard negativ things about fable 3, why wasting 40 € to try it ?
i dont like bioware games
turian is offline


turian's Avatar


Join Date: May 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 354


May 12th, 2011, 19:25
In all honesty, I think if developers would take more time to make a more robust game, not release it bugged all to hell or broken sometimes, or heck just a totally junk title; piracy would not be as high as it is today. Not just talking about PC gaming either, as it pretty bad across all consoles too.

The lack of demos, especially on PC gaming IMO has been one of the primary causes. Gamers want to try games before they buy them, however devs most times know they're releasing a shoddy title, thus they don't release a demo that would turn even more players away before they bought it.

You just can't return PC games anymore, let alone find a proper retail outlet that still sells them with knowledgeable staff.

Even with all the updates and changes to Fable III from the console to PC, there is just so much negativity towards this title, I wanted to try it first to decide if I like the changes… Guess Witcher II will get my money first for now!
Khalus is offline


Khalus's Avatar


Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 170


May 12th, 2011, 22:05
Honestly, I've never in my life encountered a game-breaking bug. I'm not even lying!
Thaurin is offline




Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 2,908


May 12th, 2011, 22:32
I guess you didn't play Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines when it first came out then. Other then the previous example I don't come across game breaking bugs either.
guenthar is offline




Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,595


May 12th, 2011, 23:25
If they'd stop paying for reviews (or the equivalent of paying for them) then I'd be able to trust review sources and then I wouldn't even need a demo.

But of course it's cheaper to develop a crap game and pay for a few reviews than it is to just develop a good game. If you release a demo for your crap game, everyone will know it's crap for themselves and then they won't buy it.
LuckyCarbon is offline


LuckyCarbon's Avatar
Trapped in Paradise


Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 412
RPGWatch Forums » Comments » News Comments » Fable 3 - No PC Demo
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 19:31.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright by RPGWatch