Fable Legends News

Fable Legends bids farewell

So long, Albion.

Fable Legends, Lionhead's free-to-play multiplayer-based spin on its fantasy world that sadly never saw release, has come to its end with the closed beta winding down for good.

Fable Legends open beta now officially delayed to 2016

Fable Legends open beta now officially delayed to 2016

"We think we can make it even better."

Fable Legends developer Lionhead Studios has finally given an update on its MIA free-to-play title, which was previously slated for launch before Christmas.

The Xbox One and Windows 10 game will now launch in open beta at some point during spring 2016.

Earlier this year, Microsoft promoted the title as part of its Greatest Games Line-up campaign, alongside Forza 6, Halo 5, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and Rise of the Tomb Raider.

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Fable developer Lionhead reveals cancelled game InkQuest

Fable developer Lionhead reveals cancelled game InkQuest

Lionhead Incubation steps out from the shadows.

Fable developer Lionhead is pushing its little-known incubation team, which experiments with new game ideas, into the public eye. And as part of that push it has revealed a cancelled game called InkQuest.

The Microsoft-owned Guildford company works mainly on Fable games, but Lionhead Incubation has for about a year now dabbled in new projects.

"Game developers love to create," the developer said in a statement published on the Lionhead website.

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Fable Legends debuts gameplay footage of asymmetrical dungeon crawler

Fable Legends will be launching its beta this autumn, developer Lionhead announced during Microsoft's E3 press conference today.

The series spin-off pits four players cooperatively against one villain, who's tasked with spawning monsters for the heroes to fight in real-time. The heroes will play from a third-person behind-the-shoulder perspective, while the villain overlooks things from above.

It appears that the four heroes are class-based and specialise in Will, Skill and Strength. In other words, one focuses on magic, another ranged combat, and another melee brawling. Perhaps the other is a jack-of-all-trades?

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Fable Legends beta test due next year

Fable Legends beta test due next year

Lionhead currently has "no plans" to develop Fable 4.

Lionhead's recently-announced multiplayer adventure Fable Legends for Xbox One is the only game in the series currently in-development, the developer has said.

(Well, that and the upcoming Fable 1 remake Anniversary.)

Microsoft neglected to provide a release date for Fable Legends, but Lionhead expects a beta test to be ready next year.

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