Neowin News Feed for: Fable Neowin News Feed for: Fable en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Playground Games teases a Fable series reboot at the Xbox Games Showcase <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>To close off the Xbox Games Showcase, Microsoft announced a surprise Fable reboot from Playground Games, makers of Forza Horizon. The reboot does not have a release date as of yet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Thu, 23 Jul 2020 17:52:02 +0000 Fable trademark renewed, marked with "intent to use" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has recently filed for renewal on its &#039;Fable&#039; trademark, and the application was accepted today by the US Patent and Trademark Office. It also seems to be marked as &#039;intend to use&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:14:01 +0000 Fable 4 rumours suggest a "completely open game" in a medieval setting <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New leaks for the rumoured Fable sequel in development at Playground Games describe a &quot;completely open&quot; game set in a medieval world following the destruction of Aurora and Albion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:54:01 +0000 Microsoft may be looking to buy Playground Games, the studio behind the Forza Horizon series <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Details on a UK government website suggest Microsoft could already be in the process of buying out Playground Games, the studio behind the popular Forza Horizon open-world racing franchise. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:52:01 +0000 Peter Molyneux describes his ideal 'Fable 4' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an interview, the creator of the franchise described his ideas for what the next iteration of the &#039;Fable&#039; series should look like, with the game serving as a prequel to the entire series. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:50:01 +0000 Follow-up report reveals story-driven Fable 4 is in the works at Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Confirming earlier leaks about a revival of the Fable franchise, a new report reiterates Fable 4 is under development at Playground Games, with a big focus on a story-driven, single-player experience. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:42:01 +0000 Rumour: Fable 4 in development, possibly by creators of Forza Horizon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report suggests Microsoft is resurrecting the Fable franchise, and according to some speculation, may have tapped the developers of the Forza Horizon series to helm the project. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:30:01 +0000 Fable Legends shuts down servers, begins issuing refunds to beta players <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Last month, news of Fable Legends being canceled came as a bit of surprise. Today, the servers are being shut down with refunds being issued to those that purchased in-game currency. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:50:01 +0000 Microsoft announces closure of Press Play and Lionhead Studios, cancels 'Fable Legends' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft says it&#039;s making &quot;difficult changes&quot;, resulting in the closure of two of its gaming studios - Press Play and Lionhead - and the end of development on &#039;Fable Legends&#039; and &#039;Project Knoxville&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 07 Mar 2016 16:11:13 +0000 Microsoft is still holding back the release date for 'Fable Legends' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is keeping the release date for &#039;Fable Legends&#039; close to its chest, despite previous statements claiming the game was still on track to release later this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matt Brown) Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:54:01 +0000 Xbox Comic-Con video reveals Fable Legends release date by mistake [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A promotional video recapping Xbox&#039;s Comic-Con presence has accidentally revealed that the upcoming game from Lionhead Studios will be released on October 13. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Thu, 16 Jul 2015 01:56:01 +0000 Fable Legends beta goes live October 16, apply for access <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Lionhead Studios&#039; continuation of the Xbox-exclusive Fable franchise has a multiplayer beta going live in October, and you can signup for the chance to play before the game is launched&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Sun, 12 Oct 2014 07:54:01 +0000 Gears of War, Age of Empires and more Microsoft games could be turned into Xbox TV shows <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/148729402gears3_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is looking into turning some of its other game properties into TV series that would be shown as part of its Xbox Originals program, including Gears of Wars, Age of Empires and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:35:52 +0000 Fable Anniversary HD revamp coming to Xbox 360 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1435661888lionhead.gif" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced its plans Fable Anniversary, an HD revamp of the original Xbox Fable game from developer that will be released for the Xbox 360 late in 2013. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:39:01 +0000 Did Microsoft just hint that Lionhead is making a Fable MMO? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1435661888lionhead.gif" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has appointed former Cryptic Studios CEO John Needham to be the new studio head of its UK-based Lionhead game studio, which may be a clue that Lionhead is working on a Fable-based MMO game. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 24 Apr 2013 01:42:01 +0000 Peter Molyneux says he felt "suffocated" under Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/9350131041.jpg" alt="" /></div>Peter Molyneux says he &quot;was being suffocated creatively a little bit&quot; while working at Lionhead under Microsoft, which was part of the reason he decided to recently leave Lionhead. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:24:08 +0000 Lionhead co-founder Peter Molyneux departs Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1435661888lionhead.gif" alt="" /></div>Peter Molyneux, the legendary game creator who founded the Lionhead development studio 15 years ago, has announced he has departed the studio and its owner Microsoft for a new company, 22 Cans. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 07 Mar 2012 16:41:37 +0000 Review: Fable III <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Lionhead&rsquo;s latest addition to the Fable franchise, Fable III, attempts to continue the legacy of your family in Albion. The incredibly hyped RPG hit consoles on October 26th 2010, coming in regular packaging, or could... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alan Cone) Sat, 06 Nov 2010 21:02:02 +0000 Peter Molyneux promoted to Microsoft Europe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/826743779f.jpg" alt="" /></div>Earlier this week Lionhead Studios claimed they had an important announcement following on from the Microsoft conference at E3, many believing it was the new rumoured game they had been working on. Instead both Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew) Fri, 05 Jun 2009 12:27:55 +0000 Xbox Gets Fable Extras <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When Lionhead Studios released Fable to the Xbox community last year, it was welcomed with open arms by both the review and general gaming communities. This is possibly due to the dearth of RPG's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 09 Jul 2005 15:23:55 +0000 Microsoft spinning Fable for the PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PC version of Molyneux's epic choose-your-adventure will get new content; Fable: The Lost Chapters will be available this fall. Lionhead frontman Peter Molyneux and Microsoft Game Studios are doing their best Aesop... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Mar 2005 16:06:42 +0000 Fable goes gold for X-Box <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Fable, the exclusive Xbox(r) roleplaying adventure game, has gone gold. Fable is scheduled to ship to retailers in North America on September 14 for an estimated retail price of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Fri, 27 Aug 2004 07:37:19 +0000 Fable Golden <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In development for nearly five years, Fable is finally finished. Today on its website, developer Lionhead let it be known that Fable has gone gold. This means that the long-awaited RPG is done. There's no... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 25 Aug 2004 18:50:59 +0000 Fable Unchained <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It's been a long, long time coming, but Fable, Big Blue Box's and Peter Molyneux's ambitious life-long RPG finally arrives on Xbox next month. Fable is both revolutionary and evolutionary, promising to cram a whole... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 10 Aug 2004 16:33:09 +0000 Microsoft nails down Fable release, offers preorder bonus <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Much-anticipated Xbox RPG will ship September 14; early purchasers get a bonus DVD containing a &quot;making of&quot; documentary and demos. Xbox owners not already anticipating the upcoming release of Fable now have... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Jul 2004 14:39:39 +0000 Fable to unfold in September <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An update to Lionhead Studios' Web site tightens the release window for the expansive Xbox RPG. Yesterday Lionhead Studios quietly narrowed the release date for its upcoming role-playing game Fable. Without fanfare, the UK-based developer... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 04 Jun 2004 12:48:59 +0000