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Fable Legends pops up as online Xbox One exclusive

Microsoft has teased a brand new Fable game that the company says is headed exclusively to the Xbox One.

Developed by Lionhead Studios, the newest installment in the fantasy franchise, is called Fable Legends, and takes place in an always-online world, Microsoft said.

The game was only teased in a brief CGI video, which you can see below, but expect much more info to start flowing shortly.

What we do know so far is that Legends will let you play the role of either a hero or a villain, in classic moral-dilemma style, and will feature Microsoft's SmartGlass tech, … Read more

Fable series creator Peter Molyneux leaves Microsoft, Lionhead

The creative visionary behind Black & White and the Fable series video games, Peter Molyneux, announced today that after a decade he was leaving both Lionhead Studios and Microsoft's Xbox team and moving onto a new venture, according to video game news site Kotaku.

"It is with mixed emotions that I made the decision to leave Microsoft and Lionhead Studios, the company that I co-founded in 1997," Molyneux said in a statement to Kotaku.

This news comes days after the Xbox showcase of the latest version of the Fable series--Fable: The Journey. This role-playing game is … Read more

Microsoft shows off the 2008 Xbox games lineup

SAN FRANCISCO--If ever there was pressure, it falls on the shoulders of development teams trying to follow up a smash hit with a sequel.

That's the position that the folks at Epic Games find themselves in right now as they put the finishing touches on their forthcoming video game, Gears of War 2. And that's because the original Gears of War sold more than 5 million copies, becoming one of the most successful titles for Microsoft's next-generation video game console.

On Tuesday, Gears of War 2 was one of the featured games at the Microsoft Games Studio Spring ShowcaseRead more