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.
Summary: 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.
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
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