Fable: The Journey News

Lionhead launches new Fable forums

Lionhead launches new Fable forums

Suggesting Molyneux's legacy is about to make a comeback.

It's been two and a half years since Fable 3 and in that time we've had a couple of series spin-offs, like the Kinect-based Fable: The Journey and the co-op beat-'em-up Fable: Heroes, but the next numbered entry in the prime series has remained elusive. While a formal announcement is yet to be made, it's suggested that it won't be long now as series developer Lionhead has launched a new forum dedicated to the franchise.

One does not typically do this just for older titles, leading one to believe a Fable 4 announcement is imminent. This would corroborate earlier reports that Fable 4 would be due in 2013, and it could very well be one of the 15 first-year exclusives Microsoft hinted at during its Xbox One reveal.

While series co-creator Peter Molyneux left Lionhead to start up 22 Cans, his Fable co-creators Dene and Simon Carter spoke highly of his Lionhead underlings, stating that the series was "in safe hands."

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Microsoft line-up announced for Eurogamer Expo

EGXMicrosoft line-up announced for Eurogamer Expo

Fable, Gears of War: Judgment and Dance Central 3 join Halo 4 and Forza Horizon on the show floor.

Right. Can't remember if we've mentioned this, but we're doing a show at Earls Court in London next week. It's called the Eurogamer Expo. (Bit pretentious?) Anyway, we hope some of you will come. To help make it more interesting, we've asked Microsoft to bring everything they have in development for Xbox 360 for you to play. They said yes.

So, if you come along you'll be able to sample Halo 4 Infinity Multiplayer, Forza Horizon, Fable: The Journey for Kinect, Gears of War: Judgment's OverRun multiplayer mode, and Dance Central 3, plus various Xbox Live games.

We're also told that "the Mountain Dew crew" will be distributing drinks to people throughout the show. Presumably they'll be distributing Mountain Dew, unless that label is just a massive coincidence.

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Fable: The Journey release date confirmed

Kinect-exclusive adventure Fable: The Journey will launch on 12th October in the UK, Microsoft has announced.

That's a few days after the game's North America date on 9th October.

Fable: The Journey takes players back to the world of Albion, and allow you to cast spells with your own hands.

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Peter Molyneux's Boot Cycle confirmed for GameCity festival

Peter Molyneux's Boot Cycle confirmed for GameCity festival

Will talk past and future projects, discuss inspirations.

Freshly liberated indie developer Peter Molyneux has signed up to do a Boot Cycle at this year's GameCity festival in Nottingham.

GameCity7, which runs from 20th to 27th October, will see the former Lionhead Studios boss take over proceedings for an entire day, scheduling events to "celebrate and explore" his time in the industry. He'll discuss past and future projects and his inspirations.

Elsewhere, there's an event to celebrate 30 years of the Commodore 64. The original team behind much-loved UK mag Zzap!64 will create a one-off commemorative issue.

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The new Lionhead "more about lots of individuals"

Fable dev praises Peter Molyneux as "irreplaceable".

Fable Heroes lead designer Ted Timmins has described departed Lionhead figurehead Peter Molyneux as "irreplaceable" and a "total legend", and said "there's no one who can fill those shoes".

Fable digital shorts, tie-in novels announced

Fable digital shorts, tie-in novels announced

First book to bridge the gap between Fable 3 and The Journey.

Lionhead has announced a bucketload of 'brand extensions' for its Fable franchise, including a series of digital short stories and three tie-in novels.

The shorts are up first, launching around Fable: Heroes' arrival next month. Written by Peter David, they each focus on one key character from the Fable universe: Reaver and Jack of Blades stories will be available in May, with a Theresa tale following in June. They'll be available via all major e-reader platforms.

The first full novel, titled At the Edge of the World and authored by New York Times bestselling author Christie Golden, then arrives in August. The book will fill in the gaps between the end of Fable 3 and forthcoming Kinect spin-off Fable: The Journey.

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Fable: The Journey release date

Fable: The Journey release date

New screenshots revealed.

Xbox.com accidentally announced a 4th September release date for Fable: The Journey this morning.

That's a US date - a Tuesday.

CVG spotted and recorded the spillage before Microsoft altered the Xbox.com web page. The date there now reads 31st December 2799.

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Fable 4 release date 2013?

Fable 4 release date 2013?

Will be "proper, controller-based" sequel.

Fable developer Lionhead is apparently working on a fourth incarnation of the role-playing series.

That's according to US Official Xbox Magazine, which published the news in its rumours section (spotted by CVG).

"Look for the Fable cycle to continue with a proper, controller-based Fable 4 in 2013," the publication promised.

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Lionhead has "super secret second project"

Plus, Fable Kinect uses Milo & Kate tech.

Fable developer Lionhead has a "super secret second project" in development alongside recently announced Kinect title Fable: The Journey, studio boss Peter Molyneux has disclosed.

Fable: Journey was 4 months old at E3

Molyneux promises better Gamescom demo.

Kinect game Fable: The Journey had only been in development for four months when it was shown at E3, Peter Molyneux has revealed. That's why there were "huge faults" with the demo.