Excerpt: Fable The Journey is a wagon trail game set in the Fable universe. Think of Fable The Journey like this - Oregon Trail if it were set in medieval times. Add in magic, monsters, fortune tellers, seers, and more. Players sit on their couch or chair to play Fable The Journey with the Kinect sensor.
Excerpt: Welcome back to Albion, boys and girls. Did you miss it? Traipsing over the hills, finding hidden caves, engaging with a gormless yet comically benign populace…Wait, what are you doing? Strapping those boots on, are we? Got some walking in mind?
Excerpt: What with Microsoft’s unexpected release of Fable 3 to anyone with an Xbox Live Gold account last month, here at SquareGo, we decided it was time to visit upon the Fable series with the strange and curious oddity that is Fable: The Journey.
Excerpt: Yeah, I was worried too. Worried is an understatement, actually. I was fit to burst with a humongous sob if Microsoft’s obsession with motion control squished the Fable franchise into a limb-flailing mess. But, my doubts were misplaced. Just a bit.
Excerpt: Chances are there was a lot of head scratching at Lionhead when Microsoft requested they give the Fable franchise its own Kinect spin-off. Just how do you transfer an open world RPG full of moral choices, to a device that has proven itself to be useful only for very simple games such as dancing sims...
Summary: I was not sure what to expect with " Fable: The Journey " and wondered if it was to be a game to merely cash in on the popularity of previous games in the series and the popularity of the Kinect hardware but what I got was in fact a pleasant surprise.
Excerpt: Notorious for making grand promises that they fail to keep, the latest offering from Lionhead studios is Fable: The Journey , a game that promises to revolutionise gaming for the Kinect by offering up an experience that isn’t either a dancing game or substandard shovel ware.