Entries in 'peter molyneux' (21)

Godus hits Kickstarter goal with days to spare

Godus hits Kickstarter goal with days to spare

22 Cans' Kickstarter effort for Project Godus, what was thought to be a lost cause less than a week ago, has reached its goal with just under two days to ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2012 at 7:31AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week down under, MCV speaks to THQ about marketing Darksiders II, developers respond to Ouya and we interview Peter Molyneux.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 20th 2012 at 7:55AM in News
"The greatest game I've ever made is still ahead of me"

"The greatest game I've ever made is still ahead of me"

Industry legend Peter Molyneux departed Microsoft last month for a new outfit, 22 Cans. Here, he tells MCV why he left the platform holder, his thoughts on the future of ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 11:41AM in News
Peter Molyneux quits Lionhead and Microsoft

Peter Molyneux quits Lionhead and Microsoft

One of the most celebrated creative minds in the world of gaming, Peter Molyneux, has announced that he is to quit both developer Lionhead and its owner Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2012 at 12:18PM in News

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Brand Map: Fable on Kinect

Brand Map: Fable on Kinect

This week, we’re going to look at Fable using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV online.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 1st 2011 at 7:43PM in News
London Games Conference returns

London Games Conference returns

The London Games Conference will return on November 10th at a new venue – and with a unique audience participation element.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 11:24AM in News
BAFTAs: The winners in full

BAFTAs: The winners in full

Sony's Heavy Rain and EA's Mass Effect 2 were the big winners at last night's video games BAFTAs, hosted by comedian Dara O'Briain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2011 at 9:03AM in News
Molyneux’s digital dream

Molyneux’s digital dream

Almost a year after Fable II, Microsoft and Lionhead re-released the game in episodic chunks over Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2010 at 11:00AM in News

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Why Molyneux always buys his own games

Why Molyneux always buys his own games

The staff at GAME in Guildford will serve a rather surprising customer on Friday, October 29th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 5:00PM in News
Molyneux: I’ve never made a great game

Molyneux: I’ve never made a great game

Peter Molyneux is a surprisingly critical man. Fable II is a great game, it has sold over 3.5 million units at retail and has a Metacritic score of 89. But ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 2:13PM in News
‘Don’t judge Kinect on its launch software’

‘Don’t judge Kinect on its launch software’

Microsoft’s European head of Game Studios Peter Molyneux has urged people not to judge Kinect by its early software and instead wait until developers have had the chance to truly ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 6:10PM in News
Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Ambitious developer Peter Molyneux has made the brave admission that developing a game about the player’s relationship with a young boy presents particular challenges thanks to the very public fear ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 1:13PM in News

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Fable III ditches Kinect support

Fable III ditches Kinect support

It seems that upcoming RPG Fable III will not now support Xbox 360’s motion camera Kinect, delivering a big blow to the peripheral’s hardcore-audience credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 11:49AM in News
No more Fable… for now

No more Fable… for now

With the release of Xbox 360 (and later, PC) RPG Fable III now under three months away, the creative director of Microsoft Games Studios in Europe and Lionhead ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 3:53PM in News
Milo gets in-depth demo

Milo gets in-depth demo

Microsoft has given attendees of the Technology, Entertainment and Design Global conference in Oxford the most detailed look yet at Kinect’s most exciting piece of software – Milo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2010 at 11:12AM in News
Molyneux showcasing Fable III at Develop Conference

Molyneux showcasing Fable III at Develop Conference

UK development maestro Peter Molyneux will offer insight into the Fable III project during a key lecture at this year’s Develop Conference in Brighton.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2010 at 4:06PM in News

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Molyneux: Wii and Move are ‘similar’

Molyneux: Wii and Move are ‘similar’

Acclaimed developer and the creative director of Microsoft Game Studios Peter Molyneux has questioned claims made by Sony that the Move controller is not simply an upgraded version of Nintendo’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2010 at 11:45AM in News
E3 2010: Milo still in development

E3 2010: Milo still in development

For the many who were excited about the unveiling of Microsoft’s Milo at last year’s E3, the lack of a reappearance at this year’s show as a big disappointment ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2010 at 4:30PM in News
XBOX: Fable III dated

XBOX: Fable III dated

Microsoft’s design boss Peter Molyneux has taken to the E3 stage in LA tonight to confirm an October 26th release date for the hugely anticipated Fable III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2010 at 7:53PM in News
Fable II hits 89% on Metacritic

Fable II hits 89% on Metacritic

The reviews for Fable II are in, and according to scores aggregator Metacritic, Peter Molyneux’s masterpiece is doing pretty nicely.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 22nd 2008 at 6:03PM in News
Molyneux: Casual games are ‘frowned on’

Molyneux: Casual games are ‘frowned on’

Lionhead Studios boss Peter Molyneux has spoken of his concerns over the restrictive nature of ‘core’ and ‘casual’ games – adding that development of the latter ‘are frowned on a ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 19th 2008 at 11:05AM in News