Excerpt: Fable Anniversary is an updated (re)release of Fable: The Lost Chapters, which is itself a re-release and update of the original Fable (released in 2004). Fable Anniversary features overhauled HD graphics, a new save system and Achievements and brings the first installment of the Fable series to...
Summary: The re-mastering of Fable is clearly a valiant effort, with a seemingly huge number of man-hours having been invested in the graphical overhaul. The problem is that not only does this take the title into high-definition, but it magnifies the flaws as well.
Excerpt: Nearly a decade ago, the original incarnation of Fable hit the original Xbox and it was one of the most hyped releases on the platform. It fell a bit short of Peter Molyneux’s hype, but still delivered an excellent action-RPG romp that offered up something new in the morality system.
Excerpt: Over ten years ago, famed game designer Peter Molyneux dreamt of an action-RPG that he unironically promised would be the ”best game ever.” Set in an original fantasy world filled with characters that dynamically reacted to your choices, and an epic tale that spanned the entire lifespan of your...
Players pick good or evil in this mature, combat-heavy RPG.
Common Sense Media
12 February 2014
Summary: Parents need to know that, unlike with most games, Fable Anniversary lets players choose to be a noble character or a despicable one. The game's hero can become evil if the player chooses ruthless actions, and his appearance changes over time to reflect his good or evil nature.
Summary: Still chasin' them chickens Fable and I have a history together. Ever since I learned of its existence in an official Xbox Magazine under the codename "Project Ego," I was enthralled by the promises of Peter Molyneux.
Conclusion: A great opportunity to revisit the origins of a leading Xbox series, Fable Anniversary is an enjoyable trip down memory lane. Brought up to date with new visuals, extra content and a brilliant achievement list, its charms just about overpower its ageing, decade-old gameplay. A must for fans.
Excerpt: Fable Anniversary is an improved remake for the classic 2004 release of Fable on the original Xbox. The new Xbox 360 holds many important improvements for the game including revamped controls, additional content not seen in the first release of the game and overhauled graphics and enhanced lighting...