Tag: Lionhead Studios

Gaming News Wrap [17 May 2013]

Good morning gamers.  Welcome to another exciting Gaming News Wrap.  It’s awesome and easy to digest. Let’s start this with some South African eSports news.  The Dream Gear Battlefield 3 Close Quarters League on PS3 came to its conclusion last night, with four teams playing for their lives.  Alright, not for their lives, but for first, second, third and fourth place.  Legion took…

Gaming News Wrap [24 Apr 2013]

We really didn’t know if we were going to make it today.  No power almost meant no tasty cooked news titbits to go with your morning coffee, but we made it somehow. Black Ops 2 is – surprise, surprise – “on track for record sales” according to Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz.  So, no real news there then, shall…

Molyneux: “I Really Want to Find Five People Who Have No Industry Experience”

In an exceptionally interesting interview with GamesIndustryInternational, the famed Fable creator Peter Molyneux discusses his new studio and how he is going about things a little differently. The industry giant says he has an idea for a game but will not reveal anything about the actual game just as yet. Molyneux is currently putting a team together at his newly formed…

Molyneux Believes Gaming Industry Wasn’t Ready for Milo & Kate

Lionhead’s revealed the contentious Kinect project – Milo & Kate – back in 2009 which was met with mixed reactions despite the amazing technology the project previewed. In 2010 Microsoft announced that the title would not go on sale, and that it was just a tech demo, however some of the tech has recently made its way to the project’s spin-off, Journey.…

Peter Molyneux to leave Lionhead and Microsoft

Peter Molyneux – who created Populous, Black & White and Magic Carpet and co-founded Lionhead – will be leaving Lionhead and Microsoft on the completion of the development of Fable: The Journey.  He is to join a new Guildford-based company called 22 Cans. Peter Molyneux’s statement via Eurogamer: “It is with mixed emotions that I made the decision to leave…

Fable Heroes Revealed for XBLA

Lionhead Studios are working on Fable spin-off which is headed to the Xbox Live Arcade. Fable Heroes is a hack-and-slash title which CVG report was spotted by a new listing on the Xbox.com. The listing also states that the game will support both online and offline co-op. “Fable Heroes is a fresh spin on the beloved Fable franchise in which up to…

Fable Creators Form New Studio – Another Place Productions

The co-founders of Big Blue Box and creators of the Fable franchise left the Fable studio –  Lionhead – last year, and GamesIndustryBiz now reports that two industry veterans have formed a new studio – Another Place Productions. The pair were also now joined by former Fable art director John McCormack, Lionhead’s technical director Guillaume Portes and the studios’ executive producer…