Lionhead Studios has officially close down operations on 29th April 2016. While earlier news hinted that a closure is being discussed, it seems the discussions have ended with Lionhead closing shop. No buyers are interested in scooping them up it seems.
Lionhead is close to 20 years of operating, founded by then-brilliant game designer Peter Molyneux. Having built a pedigree to his name with his previous studio Bullfrog, Lionhead went on to release the Action RPG series Fable, a management game called the Movies, and various spin-offs of the Fable series, including a game that works with the Kinect. The team was working [...]
Since the news about Xbox games coming to PC hits, there was no mention of Fable Legends in the lineup. This was one of the first games Microsoft announced to incorporate cross-play with Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Turns out now we know why. In a post on Xbox Wire, Microsoft announced the closure of Press Play Studios in Denmark, which were working on a fan-voted pitch of a survival game called Project Knoxville. The other casualty is Fable Legends.
Fable Legends would have been a new direction for the RPG series after the exit of Peter Molyneux, the founder and previous head of studio celebrated for his work during his [...]