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.
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...
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.
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.
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. While those methods might work for some, Lionshead Studios and Microsoft …
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.
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
Excerpt: This Xbox Live Arcade title allows players to earn coin to fund their Fable II adventures ahead of the game's release by playing three mini-games. It's not bad as a bundled freebie, but it struggles to justify its 800 Points (approx. $13) price separately.
Pros: Neat graphics. Fortune's Tower is fun.
Cons: Spinnerbox and Keystone are dull and uninspiring. No multiplayer. Very easy to lose money. Most gameplay is left up to chance. High price point.