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Molyneuxs digital dream

Almost a year after Fable II, Microsoft and Lionhead re-released the game in episodic chunks over Xbox Live. And the game’s creative director Peter Molyneux feels digital is the way to reach an even broader audience. Retail will get you to 70 or 80 per cent of the people who …

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Why Molyneux always buys his own games

The staff at GAME in Guildford will serve a rather surprising customer on Friday, October 29th. They may not know who he is, but you will. It’s development legend Peter Molyneux, and he is there to buy his own video game, Fable III. Molyneux performs this ritual every time one …

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Molyneux: Ive 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 during an interview with MCV, Molyneux highlights elements of it as ‘crap’, ‘gimmicky,’ and ‘a terrible crime’. And he invites …

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Dont 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 get to grips with the device. We can do core games with it, we can do totally immersive games,” Molyneux …

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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 about paedophilia. When asked by USA Today about the process needed to get the game into a finished, releasable state, …

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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. It was announced in October 2009 that the game would include some sort of Kinect functionality. Since then the Lionhead title had been more or …

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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 boss Peter Molyneux has confirmed that the studio is to take a break from the Fable series. I’m introducing something at Lionhead,” …

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