Lionhead Incubation revealed it prototype for a canceled game. It's to note that this just a prototype not a full game. The Incubation team was formed in 2013 to find new ideas for future games.
It's looks like a Playstation game . Not a bad thing btw
How does it look like a PlayStation game
Was going to ask him the same question you beat me to it.
Guess it reminds him of Puppeteer?
It looks like a PS game because it is artistic, imaginative, and approaches things from a slightly different (albeit similar in visual style to puppeteer) approach vs. the usual games out there. Not surprised MS canned it.
(Sigh) MS once again cancelling games..
Smh. Where does it say MS cancelled it? It could have not gone into production for a myriad of different reasons.
Love to see more of the ideas the studio had which didn't went into full development. Hope they will show more of these ideas might not be good marketing for microsoft as this might reflect poorle on them for not developing some of these ideas into full games http://www.lionhead.com/the...
hahaha... no need to be hostile to the guy. He's just stating his opinion. Here's why I think it reminds him of a PS game: It looks like a game that won't be embraced by the General public, therefore will probably lose money. Tell me, who has a history of backing/approving smaller artsy projects that never come close to making its money back? Sony or MS?
@AngelicDiamond "(Sigh) MS once again cancelling games.." MS canceled this game? After reading the article it says this was only a prototype and never went into full production. Do you have another link that says MS canceled the game themselves? Just stop, you already have 6 bubbles. No need to play "that" game to try and gain more!
Agreed. It looks like something creative and story-driven, no pun intended lol. Like something out of Sony Japan Studio (Pupeteer), Sony London (Wonderbook) or a Media Molecule/Sumo Digital side project. Had it not flashed the Lionhead and Microsoft Studio splash screens in the beginning, you could have fooled me and told me it as a Playstation game. It would have been a niche title, but I would welcome some variety coming out of MS Studios.
Ori and the Blind forest, Sunset Overdrive are being released. And Ori is developed by Moon studios, which Microsoft owns.
@annoyedgamer Your right about Ori, but the problem is that those creative new IP's are made by Microsoft so infrequently. I mean there are very few games I know that Microsoft develops that isn't a shooter of some sort, or a racer. I mean Fable, Ori, and Project Spark are the only Microsoft developed games that don't scream shooter or racer. Oh and we can include CrackDown in that because it's a 50/50 RPG-Shooter. But where are the platformers, Action/adventure, sports-sim games?
Aw, wth. That actually looks nice.
That looked really good...LionHead currently has 2unannounced titles in development (outside the fable universe )&i would love to see them borrow some ideas from inkheart for use in the others.then there's also Eden falls (a rumored title in development) linked to lionhead and lift studios. I'm expecting some really great stuff from Rare, Lionhead,lift etc especially now that Phil Harrison&Ken lobb are overseeing MS 1st party efforts in europe.
I'm actually more excited for their two unannounced games than I am for fable legends. I Just hope one of those is a new ip and the other is a proper Fable 4 game.
I actually felt same way until my friends told me about their hands on with the game at E3. Its a different take from the usual fable formula( heroes and villain).my brother will be picking it up at launch so i get to try his copy before making up my mind but I'm also eager to see what the talented devs at the studio can cook up. Something new and fresh would be highly welcome..
I'll give the beta a go and see how it goes from there. I'm just more worried because they've only showed co-op stuff so far and nothing from the story (which is the absolute primary reason why I buy the fable games).
Good luck with that... I tried signing up for the beta, but the link in the Confirmation E-mail led to a page about: Blank... Hopefully they'll put it in the store, like the Project Spark Beta.
"..LionHead currently has 2unannounced titles in development" source?
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were the hell have you been you are not aware of this info?
I still say to this the most devastating news ever was when Lionhead announced they cancelled B.C for the original Xbox. The idea's and limited footage they showed of the game were so epic and potentially game changing. Idk if it would've lived up to the hype, because Molyenux has a way of overhyping his games, but damn that game was ambitious. Now with the tech they have at their disposal they need to revive that game for the XB1. Easily one of those big what if games.
Does anyone else think it kinda looks like a game that would be on playstation?
Yes. The guy who made the first comment 5 hours ago.
Hahaha . I do
Omg !!! He stole my thoughts before I thought of it !!! Clearly he has a time machine. Always knew they were real.
I'm on the fence about the cancellation decision. Obviously, unless it's confirmed we can only assume it was canned because of funding. There's always the possibility I that it was cancelled because the Gameplay wasn't coming together. Art style is only one element. Back to the fence. On one hand, I think MS needs to take more chances like this and experiment with non-franchise type releases. On the other, Sony has mentioned before that they often lose money on their experiments. Even though games like Flower, Journey, Noby Noby Boy and Tearwaway are great experiences, the question needs to be asked if they are profitable. I don't think either way is any more correct, though I would like to see a few more exclusive experiments coming out of MS
I want it.
you should go to the the xbox feed back page and make the suggestion. if enough people vote your idea up it will more then likely happen.
They should pickup where they leftoff and try finish it and place as a summer of arcade game for next year. I would buy it .
All they needed was a TINY portion of that 2.5 BILLION that MS blew on Minecraft, and they could have made this game...
you see, now... this is an example of why MS should be pumping money into these kinds of projects instead of spending 3+ billion dollars on titanfall exclusivity, tomb raider timed exclusivity, and mincraft/mojang.
Why should MS be pumping money into this? Especially when it was Lionhead who did the prototype, not MS. Would you have played it? How does it even play? Would it have been fun to play? How does it work? How does it control? How involved would it keep a player? This was in a prototype stage, obviously for whatever reason LIONHEAD didn't move forward with this prototype. Maybe whatever they used for this style was put to use in another one of their unannounced games. But please stop with the assumption that every canceled game that pops up on the web, would have been golden fun pops and MS should be pumping billions into them. This studio is already working on 2 games plus Fable Legends! So by this logic MS is already pumping money into them.
lionhead is a MS 1st party studio... that's why MS would pump money into the project. MS also would have also been the ones to pull the plug, not lionhead (devs don't cancel projects, publishers do). "Would you have played it?" yes because it looked like it was going to be an interesting game. the rest of the questions: we won't know that now because they pulled the plug on the project before anyone had a chance to try. please stop assuming that i meant that every single cancelled game should be financed by MS. this is one project, and it looked like an interesting one at that. it's a shame that MS would rather money hat/buy out existing franchises than invest in new IPs.
Lionhead Studios... I'm still waiting for Black & White 3. It's one of those few games that actually would make kinect useful.
That looks really interesting. I like the pop up book style. I would like to see MS revisit this game later on. I think it would be an interesting downloadable game.
Lionhead is a shell of their former selves.
Cancelled!? This looked fun. "You had one job Leonard, one job."
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