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When Fable 3 hits PC on May 20, it won’t just be confined to Microsoft’s Games for Windows Live service. It will also be available to buy through Steam. The game will be available to buy digitally on both platforms, and will come with different bonuses. Given that Microsoft own Lionhead, the appearance of a game on any service other than Games for Windows Live is an interesting shift.
In a recent interview we spoke with creative director of Microsoft and former head of Lionhead, Peter Molyneux, about his views on Steam and Games for Windows Live. “Steam is such a great service, I use it all the time, they did such a great pioneering job,” he says, adding that “with Steam and Games for Windows Live. There’s a lot of direct to disc, there’s lots of services that mean the PC is really pioneering the way.”
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  • OS: Windows XP 32bit SP 3, Windows Vista 32/64bit, Windows 7 32/64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz or AMD Athlon X2 4000+
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Graphics: NVidia 7600GT or ATI HD 2600 Pro
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c or later
  • Hard Drive: 12GB
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c or later compatible
post #2 of 22
seems like microsoft have given up on gfwl

PRAISE THE LORD!
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DO NOT WANT!
It was terrible on the 360 and it will probably be even worse on PC.

But its good to see that GFWL is dying/dead.
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DO NOT WANT!
It was terrible on the 360 and it will probably be even worse on PC.

But its good to see that GFWL is dying/dead.
Then don't buy it?
post #5 of 22
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DO NOT WANT!
It was terrible on the 360 and it will probably be even worse on PC.

But its good to see that GFWL is dying/dead.
They have been spending time tweaking it just for PC and making it much better and having a HC mode.

So I have high hopes!!

Pre-ordered!!
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So I have high hopes!!

Pre-ordered!!
x2.
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post #7 of 22
Really terrible on the 360, maybe people will mod the PC version to spice some things...

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Then don't buy it?
*facepalm*
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post #8 of 22
I just missed Fable 2, since it was 360 only..
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I just missed Fable 2, since it was 360 only..
Yeah, same for me.
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post #10 of 22
I have said it before and I will say it again. Fable is a game for casual gamers and not the hardcore. If you were expecting hardcore combat and questing you will not find it in Fable 3. If however you are looking for a Sims/Zelda mashup then you will be happy. It is still a great game and I have seen Fable 2 and 3 turn 30 year old women who have never even played pacman into gamers who will not relinquish control of my 360 and HDTV.
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