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.
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?
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.
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.