Jason Venter writes:
"Really, the only thing Fable II does wrong is that it doesn't provide a long enough primary quest if you choose to ignore the piles of optional content. Impatient gamers shouldn't have any trouble at all breezing through it in less than 10 hours. If that's how you want to play, you can but the game as a whole will then seem simple and shallow. Afterwards, you probably won't have trouble heading online and finding folks talking about how Molyneux over-hyped yet another game. They're remembering the first Fable, though. And while that title definitely fell victim to the hype train, it's not fair to penalize the sequel by extension. Especially not when said sequel is thoroughly excellent..."