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Fable II Pub Games

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Overall 5
Graphics 7
Sound 4
Control 6
Addiction 4

Fable II Pub Games Review

Cheat Code Central
15 September 2009

Fable II Pub Games Review

17 February 2009
  • Excerpt: There has always been a slight problem with gambling video games, in that they take a real-world vice and invariably remove the most important ingredient: the chance to win or lose large sums of cash. Without any sense of risk - or the chance to get rich quick - most games are reduced to a hollow experience that gets dull pretty quickly. Where is the thrill in hitting a royal flush in poker if your winnings are paid out in pretend money?
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Overall 6

Fable II Pub Games

True achievements
13 February 2009
  • Conclusion: I thought it was your normal lottery game where you either won big or nothin. Keystone was the biggest problem for me. The problem I had was it took too long to finish each game. I know, I am a very impacient person . But, the rewards were very nice and it was helpful in Fable. Plus, the money was helpful in the begining.
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Overall 3
Gameplay 3
Looks 5

Fable II Pub Games (X360) - Review

22 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Fable II Pub Games was originally offered up as a free incentive for people who pre-ordered Fable II from select retailers. However, it is now chiefly only available to download from the Xbox Live Arcade for 800 MS Points (£6.80/$10.00), a surprisingly high figure given that it was originally given away as a pre-order bonus.
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Overall 5

Expert Review

10 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Fable II: Pub Games has been released for two reasons. Firstly, to raise awareness for the forthcoming Fable II, and secondly to provide a half-decent stream of income from a style of game that has proved to be very popular on the Xbox Live Arcade. That’s right – it’s time to get your gamble on.
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XBLA Review: Fable II Pub Games

Video Games Reloaded
23 September 2008
Overall 7

Fable II: Pub Games Review

28 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Promoting new games can be difficult. Some game companies might release an endless barrage of videos or some have in-game add-ons if you pre-order from a specific retailers.
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Overall 2

Fable 2 Pub Games

18 August 2008
  • Excerpt: It’s a neat idea for a piece of pre-release promotion for a game. Knock up a set of mini-games that share a tenuous link with the full title, bung in some u
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Fable II Pub Games Review

12 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Fable II Pub Games is a collection of three games of chance popular throughout Albion, the world of Fable. The games themselves will feel familiar to anyone with a passing knowledge of common gambling games, and on balance, they're mildly entertaining. Their real appeal lies in their eventual integration with your Fable II game. Any gold or items that you win (or debt you accrue) can be passed on to your hero in Fable II, for better or worse.
  • Pros: One fun, addictive game, Earn gold and items for your Fable II hero, Great Fable aesthetic, Good tonic for acute Fable II anticipation
  • Cons: One dull, mindless game, No appeal for non-Fable-philes
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Overall 10

Grand Theft Auto V

Console Monster
11 April 2009
  • Summary: Welcome to Los Santos; the place for moody cops, crying fake celebrities and downright hypocrites. Since 1997 when GTA 1 debuted on the PS1, Rockstar Games have treated us with London, San Andreas, China Town, Vice City and even Liberty City. Grand Theft Auto V takes us back to San Andreas and it's Los Santos roots. With next-gen consoles on the horizon what does Grand Theft Auto V have in store.
  • Pros: Full living world to explore, Switch control is fantastic, Plenty of things to participate in
  • Cons: Graphic texture pop ups, Delayed online mode yet explored, Miss the sights of Liberty City
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