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Fable Heroes Review

Fable first came into our lives way back in 2004. It brought with it some refreshing and innovative ideas on how to pump some vigour into the veins of the age old RPG genre, it also sadly never quite managed to deliver the experience you felt the developers so badly wanted it to. The original Xbox never held the power to bring the vision fully to life and even the vastly superior 360 has still seemed to fall short.

Fable is still a success story for Lionhead studios of course but the games have always, at least on a personal level, felt way too shallow and throwaway to compete with the true big hitters of the action/RPG stable. They reached for the stars but ended hanging precariously from the guttering wondering what went wrong.

So then, how about if  ‘shallow‘ and ‘throwaway‘ are the order of the day? What if Lionhead released a game that wouldn’t look out of place airing on the CBeebies channel alongside Iggle Piggle and Mr Tumble? If the goalposts were widened and the ambition narrowed could a Fable game finally find the back of the net?

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Microsoft’s Arcade NEXT Promo for XBLA – New Games, Higher Gamerscore

The Xbox LIVE Arcade’s highly anticipated titles for 2012 all come together to make up the Arcade NEXT bundle of games releasing onto the Xbox LIVE Arcade from 18th April through to 9th May 2012. A new game every wednesday with 400 Gamerscore and up to 30 Achievements to unlock launch the new gamerscore improvements on the service. Continue reading Microsoft’s Arcade NEXT Promo for XBLA – New Games, Higher Gamerscore

Microsoft Spring Showcase 2012 – Halo 4, Fable and More

Information from the Microsoft 2012 Spring Showcase is in – Halo 4, Forza Horizon and new Fable games were revealed as well as a host of other exciting content due for release this year on the Xbox 360. New Trailers as part of the showcase were provided to thisisxbox for your viewing enjoyment as shown below for some of the upcoming games. Continue reading Microsoft Spring Showcase 2012 – Halo 4, Fable and More