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post #11 of 48
I think I'll give it a go.
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Meh, they've taken the piss. It was on the 360 months ago. Should have released concurrently or not at all.
100% disagree.

PC gamers will the more polished and far superior version. I have a 360, and I didn't buy it on the 360 because I knew it was coming to PC.

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I agree with the poster @ the source. They are releasing this the same month as The Witcher 2? That was poorly thought out.
100% agree.

Witcher 1 was better than any of the Fable games, and Witcher 2 is looking to be much better than Witcher 1. Many gamers can't afford 2 full priced games that close together. I will be getting both but something tells me i'll be playing Witcher 2 far more.



On a side note: I am mad. I played through the Witcher 1 again doing 100% side quests, and then deleted my saved game after finishing. The next week I find out that The Witcher 2 supports saved game imports from the first game...
Edited by Murlocke - 2/24/11 at 4:23pm
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If by improvements they made it a complete different game, I'd consider it.
Yes, I'm a bitter fanboy, I loved fable but #3 just butchered the series.

Looking forward to the witcher2 though!
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Lionhead has to be the most unstable dev studio in existence. They kicked off on the PC with Black and White, which was an awesome game, even though Peter Molywhatever hyped it as the second coming in game form. They kind of burned through their good will from gamers by following up with a craptastic expansion and a mediocre sequel. Then came Fable...with modest console sales, they weren't expecting much from it when they released it on PC several months later. It was a bit of a surprise hit, and sold much better on PC than console. So of course they chose the most illogical followup possible, and made Fable 2 a console exclusive. Predictably, it didn't do so well. After consulting the magic paint fumes, they decided that Fable 3 should be released on console first, followed by a much, much later PC release.

This is what happens when important business decisions are made by throwing empty beer cans at chickens and having a crackhead translate the squawks into instructions.

Disclaimer: I know Lionhead had a hand in a few other games over the years, such as Spore, which held the record for several years as the single most pirated game in history. I blame that on a combination of Molywhatever's neverending hype train plus the inclusion of ridiculous (for the time) DRM.
 
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post #15 of 48
it lacks the epicness feeling.
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The screen shots look pretty nice, I completely forgot about this game. Not sure if ill be purchasing at launch at least.
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My previous negative post aside, I'd buy this game only if it comes to STEAM, and only because STEAM has sales
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Didn't sell enough copys of it on xbox, so they thought they'd try selling it to pc users... meh
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My previous negative post aside, I'd buy this game only if it comes to STEAM, and only because STEAM has sales
Since it's produced by Microsoft, I wouldn't exactly hold my breath till I see it on Steam.
 
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post #20 of 48
Crap pisses me off. I never played fable on the 360 but they brought it to the PC which I did enjoy, they refused Fable 2 to the PC so that stopped any want.. but now 3? come on...
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