Fable The Journey is one of those games that is going to get a lot of hate, without anyone actually playing it or giving it a chance.
Oh yeah, on-rails Fable, who could possibly criticize Kinect with such a masterful game on the market?
Actually, its not fully on rails, but you cant fully explore either. The demo was a blast and it impressed me, I know it doesn't do much for a person like yourself, but fun is fun. Some of my all time favorite games were on rails, its only a bad word when Kinect does it though... @Megatroll You are entitled to your opinion, but you haven'y played the demo, you probably don't own a Kinect. You tend to trash most Microsoft related articles. Fable 2 didn't have mixed reactions at all, it won a lot of GOTY awards and was looked upon with great favor. Fable 3 was rushed, but went on to sell over 5 million copies. This isn't a Fable game in the original series, this is a stand alone title and the story and gameplay are both pretty cool. They've done a good job from what I've seen so far. The game is responsive and easy to play and has a lot more options then people thought a Kinect game could have. I'm waiting to see Strongman, Hicken and the rest of the Sony bunch coming in here with their insecure selves and troll something even though they don't even have Xbox 360's or Kinect....typical N4S....New 4 Sony gamer's.
It's a dated format best used at arcades with light guns, and even then it was never the greatest thing in the world. Just good for a quick distraction. I actually really like the Fable series, including 2 and 3 which have caused very mixed reactions among gamers. I do not like this part of the Fable series. It looks like they just couldn't figure out any possible way to make a decent Fable game for Kinect, so they did the only thing they could do. Slap the name on yet another mediocre on-rails title and hope for the brand to push sales beyond similar disasters. Edit - You don't have to revert to the state of a defensive, victimized child every time someone disagrees with you. It's always the same old song and dance. Everyone around you is a troll. The Kutaraginati is out to get you. The Sony World Order is closing in. None of my friends who only own 360s like any of this stuff either.
It's not really insecurity if I say so myself. More of a humorous reaction. It does just look awful to me, and I don't know who an on-rails game like this is exciting, when it's a genre already explored and better done (as mentioned) with light guns. I honestly will wait for more reactions to it, but this doesn't make me want to buy and use a Kinect-type device any more than the last Kinect game that was hyped up. Not saying it ain't fun, but fun can also be kinda retarded. Just sayin.
@Megaton Take a look at who is commenting in this article and what they are saying. Its well known trolls. Are you seriously trying to convince me (or yourself) that N4G isn't filled with ignorant and insecure PS3 fanboys that jump on every Kinect article? If you want hits on an article on this site just make it about Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox 360, Rare Studios, Nintendo and anything negative about Sony. Its a simple recipe, I knew exactly who'd show up in this thread and I wasn't disappointed in the least. The same insecure kids that always spout their insecure nonsense. For some reason, mods never make it around to moderating unless someone is bashing Sony. 90% of the comments in this, and that is only so far...should be moderated.
You know, I wonder how you get away with calling people trolls and fanboys simply because they don't agree with your opinion. I've gotten restrictions for simply having the word 'fanboy' in my comment without even directing the word at any single individual. Anyway "on-rails" isn't really bad in itself. The way it is done in fable is dated though. Reminds me of The House of the Dead from back in the day. It may be fun, but nothing really special that will "silence kinect critics" in my opinion.
The big bad boss monster is to scared to come near and step on you, but rather throw stones at you to keep his distance. lol!
Maybe he is trying to make the football team? All I know is. . . Those zombies are SUPER polite. No pushing and shoving. One at a time or he can't kill us, fellas. Take turns, please!!!
You are correct ChunkyLover53. Unfortunately, everything you expressed will go to the wind and caused you to be bubbled down. These people are like 'right wing republicans in the U.S.A' or the radical Muslims who think they should be the only people to live on this earth and breathe the air. They will hate you because you are more open and flexible than they are. It is something about humans I struggle to rap my head around. Why can't people do what they want in their own lives, and you do what you want in yours without someone doing to extremes with the hate. They know how it works here and it speaks loudly about who manages the site. Not that they don't ban every kinect hater, but that they actually bubble down people who express the uneven way the sight is ran.
I disagree with him about this game, his victim mentality, and the assertion that this game will make the Kinect immune to criticism. I don't hate him, or you, or any one else at this site.
Now Fable 1 was a great game!
After fable 2 it all went down hill..
Lol, the demo sucked monkey balls.
crapgamer looks like he hasn't showered. Ever.
I'm going to download this tonight. looking forward to it.
Looks terrible but if you own kinect...what else do you have to do with it. Maybe if they brought back melee and pistol combat. Doesn't seem like a Fable game without those two forms of combat..
I was one of the few that didn't really care that this was going to be branching from the original genre, in all honesty. I loved playing through Dead Space Extraction and House of the Dead Overkill, for instance. But I have to say just looking at the game on it's own terms...it's not looking too appealing. The shooting looks wonky and slow and boring, and obviously the adventure aspects are going to leave a lot to be desired, so what does that really leave the game with? Some fart jokes and a whimsical, albeit shallow British narrative?
Skipped through it. Looks okay, but I would not pay more than $20 for this (they are probably gonna sell it for $40). Looks like very tedious.
fable? good? never. not since the first
I absolutely love Fable. One of my favorite series ever. This doesnt interest me at all. Maybe if it had controller support but even then id prob pass until its 10 bucks somewhere just for love of the series. It will be a good beginner intro for younger peeps. Seems appropriate for kids and fun for them also. Me, i want a big massive fable with more sim elements, more changes over time (i want a long epic saga of loss, revenge, and redemption), more rpg elements and less easy action game elements. F1 rocked my socks off. 2 was bigger and better (loved the spire prison bit) and i loved it. 3 was a massive improvement in the story, the presentation of said story, with alot of innovation but it was rushed, unpolished, and took steps back in areas like leveling and the map (it was Peter M with a novel idea thats really impractical, love that guy anyways). I loved the Aurora bit but the battle at the end needed more buildup, more foreshadowing of something darker and evil coming, and it needed bigger areas and more areas. It was small and i wanted the game twice as long with the second half as King/Queen. I wanted to really rebuild, go to war, defend the kingdom, pass laws, mess with taxes and infrastructer exc. More sim elements and a stronger story. It was damn good though, one of my fav games this gen despite its flaws. The problem with Fable isnt that its bad, its actually really damn good, the problem is its potential is so massive that when it falls short it breaks your heart. Instead of seeing how amazing it is you see how amazing it COULD BE. Ah well. F4 Nextbox launch i hope.
I'm skipping the demo as ever to just play the full game on release and looking forward to doing so, it feels like a lifetime since this was announced.. and yet there are still considerable gaps in what we know about it. However I've given up on anything silencing the Kinect haters, they're not prepared to sit and play as directed so how can you possibly expect them to appreciate the games?
I bet the people trolling on Fable havent even played the game
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