Fable II


VideoEG Expo: Peter Molyneux keynote

The evolution of the Fable series.

FeatureLionhead's Peter Molyneux

"If I'm not careful I could break into tears."

FeatureThe Lionhead King

Peter Molyneux on Fable, Jonathan Ross and parrots.

Key events

Xbox backwards compatibility list: All Xbox 360 games and original Xbox games playable on Xbox One and Xbox Series X

A list of every supported Xbox game, from Alan Wake to Zuma, on Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

FeatureWhat's Fable really all about?

With a new game in development with a new team, what truly drives this fascinating series?

Sources: Microsoft plots Fable return

Less than two years after shutting down Lionhead.

VideoWatch: My favourite game from Lionhead Studios

It's this week's Eurogamer Show.

FeatureA celebration of Lionhead's finest games

One of Albion's greatest legends.

Fable developer Lionhead Studios to shut down

UPDATE: Fable Legends beta ends mid-April. Refunds to be issued.

FeatureDefinitely not on rails

Post-Molyneux, Fable and Lionhead enter the next generation.

Fable Trilogy confirmed for February

Includes Fables 2, 3 and Anniversary "at a discounted rate."

Fable developer Lionhead has a new boss - and he's an MMO specialist

Former Cryptic CEO John Needham joins the fold.

Fable 2 mysteriously vanishes from Xbox Live

UPDATE: Aaaand it's back. Microsoft said it was an "isolated issue" and apologises for the inconvenience.

FeatureMaking friends

Eurogamer investigates the complex world of companion AI.

2K Games boss says photorealism aids diversity, Notch disagrees

Can games do nuanced emotion like Brokeback Mountain yet?

The new Lionhead "more about lots of individuals"

Fable dev praises Peter Molyneux as "irreplaceable".

FeaturePeter Molyneux: Why I quit Microsoft, and why my new game will change the world

Did Milo's cancellation force his hand? What is his deepest regret? Plus, the issue of making promises you can't deliver. Molyneux in his first interview as an indie (again).

FeatureWhat Would Molydeux?

Eurogamer drops in on Brighton MolyJam 2012.

FeatureOut of the Lion's Den: Why the Creators of Fable Left to Go it Alone

We talk exclusively to Another Place Productions' Dene and Simon Carter.

Peter Molyneux leaves Fable in "safe hands", say its creators

"He's one of the most misquoted guys I've ever come across."

Peter Molyneux exits Microsoft, Lionhead

Joins new company 22 Cans.

Lionhead job ad suggests next-gen activity

Microsoft studio wants DirectX 11, Unreal experts.

Microsoft was Fable dev Lionhead's "saviour"

Plus, why Peter Molyneux is "gold dust".

Fable: The Journey domain registered

Along with three Kinect-themed titles.

Molyneux: "Sorry if I've over-promised"

Admits telling fibs to keep journos awake.

Fable de-make to revive promised ideas

Yes, you can plant the sodding acorn.

VideoEG Expo: Peter Molyneux keynote

The evolution of the Fable series.

FeatureLionhead's Peter Molyneux

"If I'm not careful I could break into tears."

Molyneux: Fable II was "rushed"

"Had huge design flaws."

XBL GOD adds Fable II, Fallout 3

Top-scoring RPGs for 20 quid.

Halo Wars and Fable II now Classics

Pick them up for 20 quid a pop.

FeatureCharge That Windmill

Alex Gambotto-Burke stands up for the Romeros, Molyneuxs and Cages of gaming.

First Fable II: Game Episode is live

Details on how it works inside.

BioShock leads September GOD barrage

MS lays bare the month ahead.

Fable II dog saved due to hate mail

At least it wasn't a bloody petition.

Fable II to get episodic release on Live

First chapter free, all out next month.

Fable II GOTY edition in September

Original game plus two add-ons.

E3: Molyneux reveal during MS conf?

Lionhead promises "a big presentation".

New Fable II DLC gets date and price

See the Future in early May, under a fiver.

New 360 GOTY bundle iffy for Europe

Includes Fable II, Halo 3 for free.

Second batch of Fable II DLC revealed

See the Future offers just that.

FeatureThe Lionhead King

Peter Molyneux on Fable, Jonathan Ross and parrots.

GDC: New Fable II DLC within weeks

Molyneux spent "more time" on this one.

More Fable II DLC in development

But there's no Woss Fable III deal.

Ross accidentally announces Fable III

UK broadcaster blurts news on Twitter.

BAFTA game nominations revealed

COD4, Fable II, GTAIV, LBP top the bill.

No Fable II for PC, says Lionhead

Rumours squashed on developer's forum.

Halo gun sneaks into Fable II

Powerful Assault Rifle clone found.

Fable II gets bug-fixing patch

It's paving the way for tomorrow's DLC.

Fable II DLC coming next week

Knothole Island date confirmed, again.

Fable II wins animal rights award

PETA praises Peter's pet project.

Lionhead confirms Fable II DLC delay

Following Xbox.com report. Late Jan now.

Fable II Knothole Island date clarified

It's definitely coming on 22nd December.

FeatureFable II Post-Mortem

EG chats to Peter Molyneux.

Fable II patch "coming along nicely"

Children taken off assassination hit list.

Fable II to get downloadable content

Brand new area opens up in December.

Fable II reveal delayed

Curtains to be drawn Monday 24th.

Fable II tops US monthly chart

Fallout 3 settles for third.

Big Fable II announcement next week

Dev blog post sparks DLC rumours.

Fable II soundtrack for release

"Bowerstone Market" to delight.

Lionhead prioritising Fable II Abbot bug

"Some things slip through the net."

Molyneux wants core/casual convergence

"Eventually someone is going to suffer."

Fable II online co-op for launch

Confirmed and free.

Fable II


Molyneux's next game to show at GDC?

It'll be "politically contentious" if it does.

Fable 2 co-op at launch - Lionhead

"It looks like we've done it."

Molyneux asks critics to do him a favour

Wants us to get a non-gamer to play it too.

Fable 2 Collector's Edition shrinks

Supply problems mean less goodies.

Fable 2 art guys wanted "Fable, but done by Ridley Scott"

"Visual mission statement" explained.

FeatureThe Art of Fable 2

Lionhead's artists down brushes for a pre-release chat.

Fable 2 to ship without online co-op

Orbs feature will be active though.

Fable 2 Achievements unearthed

"Kick a chicken a good distance."

PS3 still needs a defining game - Molyneux

Says Fable 2 could be one for Xbox 360.

Fable 2 Pub Games glitch was intentional

Cheaters to face in-game consequences.

Peter Molyneux picks apart Too Human

"It tried to be something it was not."

Molyneux would give Fable 2 9/10

Bias claim probably for once justified.

Fable 2


Fable 2 Pub Games to be patched

Gambling exploit on last legs.

Lionhead explains Fable 2 money transfers

How XBLA Pub Games make in-game gold.

Fable 2 release date announced

XBLA Pub Games also dated.

Lionhead has three more Fables planned

Plus, "I really should do a sports game."

FeatureLionhead's Peter Molyneux

On Fable 2, rubbish ideas and his admiration for MMOs.

Peter Molyneux considering MMO options

But won't say any more than that.

Fable 2 main story only 12 hours long

Lionhead staff spill beans.

Fable 2 gets October date

It's finally "finished" - Molyneux.

Fable 2

Shock and orbs.

Fable 2 Live Arcade titles due in August

Pre-order game to get them free.

Fable 2 looking likely for October

Molyneux suggests so in new video.

Lionhead explains characters in Fable 2

Has "one of the most evil" villains ever.

Gears 2 leads Microsoft E3 charge

Plus Halo Wars finally on show.

Next Molyneux game a "scientific achievement"

But it's not Fable 3, says Lionhead boss.

No demo for Fable 2, says Molyneux

Not if he has anything to do with it.

Fable 2 "content complete" by week's end

Molyneux adamant it's out this year.

Fable 2 shifted to "holiday"

No longer autumn.

Molyneux names more Fable 2 XBLA titles

Plus lots of fresh details.

Game controllers are too complicated

Harrison and Molyneux in agreement.

Earn Fable 2 money in XBLA games

Plus, drop-in co-op confirmed for RPG.

FeatureGDC: More from Molyneux

On hard drives, PC gaming and the Wii.

FeatureGDC: Fable 2

Peter Molyneux shows us RPG co-op.

Molyneux would prefer to have HDD

But he believes in 360 Core system.

Marvel Universe MMO canned

Plus: Banjo 3 for Xmas?

Fable 2 in late 2008 - Molyneux

Dev also talks up Lionhead's other game as you interview him.

Peter Molyneux LiveText

Your questions and his answers.

Peter Molyneux LiveText on Fri

Facing your questions live.

Wow factor has gone - Molyneux

And he's not happy about it.

Your chance to grill Peter Molyneux

Flip halfway through.

Fable 2

Including a couple of exclusives.

EGTV: Fable 2

It's all about love.

GDC: Molyneux's Fable 2 revelation

One man and his dog.

Fable 2: "revelation" at GDC

Lionhead releases first art.

GDC promises Fable 2 reveal

Molyneux to speak (unusual!)

Molyneux on emotional games

Says they'll push things forward.

Peter Molyneux on Fable 2's 'big, big' secret

It's one word. Can you guess?