Archive for Peter Molyneux

GDC 2010: New Fable III screens

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , , on March 14, 2010 by James Love

Lionhead have released some new screenshots of Fable III from GDC, and we’ve got them for you after the jump.

Fable III launches on Xbox 360 late 2010.

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Lionhead Releases New Fable III Concept Art

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Project Natal, Xbox 360 with tags , , on November 4, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Fable IIILionhead’s released some new concept art of Fable III.

In it, it shows Bowerstone as it will probably look in the game when it releases next Christmas.

Find the full thing after the jump. The game was announced at GamesCom in August.

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RUMOR: Peter Molyneux to Head Up gamescom Microsoft Press Conference

Posted in GamesCOM - Cologne 2009, Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , , , on July 28, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Molyneux & NatalTick this as a rumor for now, but according to reports, Peter Molyneux will be heading up a press conference by Microsoft Games Studios at gamescom next month.

According to GamingFront (via CVG), the head of Lionhead, and lead creative director of Microsoft Games Studios, will be heading up the press conference when it (apparently) takes place on August 19th from 11amCET, hours before SCEE’s press conference on the very same day.

Also according to the German website, who aren’t rarely wrong, Molyneux has a big announcement to make at the conference. Is it to do with his new role and show us a new Rare game, the rumored Natal game from them? Or is it to do with Milo & Kate, or better yet, Natal itself?

This is actually the first we’ve heard of a press conference from MS as this is the first conference they’ve done in Europe, they never went to Leipzig, let alone hold a press conference there. So, naturally, we’ve emailed Microsoft for more details on the matter.

Molyneux: Natal “has given life to Milo”

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Project Natal, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on July 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Molyneux & NatalIt’s like that movie with the whale, the puppet and the cricket, innit.

Lionhead’s president Peter Molyneux has said to Eurogamer Portugal that thanks to Project Natal, it has brought Milo to life. Look papa, I’m a real boy! Molyneux also stated that Milo existed long before Natal did.

Milo existed. But Christmas has given life to Milo.

Molyneux also confirmed that Milo was the remnants of Project Dimitri, but legal issues were present and had to change it.

Yes, before it was called Dimitri. We use the name Dimitri, but there were legal issues and could not use.

Earlier, BioWare head Ray Muzyka said that the motion camera was “a platform extention” as well as adding it is”a really powerful idea.”

IGN Fuck Up Milo’s Head in Brand New Saitre Video

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Project Natal with tags , , , , , on July 3, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

peter-molyneux1Oh, Petey, when will you learn? Adopting someone Milo for a game is not a smart move, especially for paedos.

Like this video from IGN for example. It shows Jessica Chobot and IGN writers in the satire as they fuck with him (in Chobot’s case, literally). All we’re saying is take a look at the video after the jump, for shizz and gigglez.

The game was announced at E3 last month, as part of Project Natal.

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RUMOR: New York Weddling Listing (we know, innit) Cites Fable III in Development

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on June 30, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen


Amy E. Gilbert and Joshua Samuels Atkins are to be married Sunday in San Francisco. Rabbi Bruce Greenbaum is to officiate in the Penthouse of the Fairmont Hotel.

Ms. Gilbert, 31, is keeping her name. She is studying for a Ph.D. in molecular medicine at King’s College in London. She graduated from Middlebury.

She is a daughter of Kathy Kearns of San Francisco and the late Nathan Gilbert, who lived in San Mateo, Calif. Her mother retired as a program manager for Meals on Wheels in Santa Cruz, Calif. Her father was a lawyer in San Mateo.

Mr. Atkins, 34, is the lead game designer for Fable III, a video game series produced by Lionhead Studios in Guildford, England. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Wait, what?

Mr. Atkins, 34, is the lead game designer for Fable III, a video game series produced by Lionhead Studios in Guildford, England. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Ah, we see. Personally, we’re siding with the fact that it could be a typo. However, thats not to say Lionhead are working on the game. Peter Molyneux has come out and said in the past that he has arc’s set up for Fable’s III, IV and V. Plus, earlier this year at the gaming BAFTA’s, comedian Jonathan Ross said that he was doing voicework on the game.

Lionhead however are a busy bunch for Fable III right now though, they’re working on the Natal game, Milo.

From NYT, via Kotaku.

Molyneux: Natal Will Create Whole New Genres

Posted in E3 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on June 12, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

NatalAnything you know about developing games? It dont matter it wont help, thats if your working on Natal anyways.

Head of Lionhead Peter Molyneux states that whole new genres will be created, thanks to the new motion sensing controller which was revealed at E3 last week, speaking in a video interview.

One thing that will be created with Natal, and I bet money on it, is whole new genres. Dont think of RPG’s, RTS’s, or action games or sports games as being just it. Those are the compartments that were defined by a controller, Natal is gonna create whole new compartments.

Natal is now a very big project for Molyneux, considering not only did Lionhead show off a Natal project in Milo, but Molyneux was also promoted to Creative Director of Microsoft Games Studios Europe, overlooking studios like Lionhead and Rare on Natal projects. And anything you know about development, throw it out according to the Fable creator.

For me, as a designer, I’m having to go back to school. Just about everything you think is a holy grail in design, throw away and start again.

Catch the video after the jump.

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