"Although much of Peter Molyneux's latest adventure game remains under wraps, the famous developer shed some light on the Xbox 360 sequel. Gamers will play as either a man or a woman. They can get married and even have kids. When asked how getting pregnant impacts female players, Molyneux wouldn't elaborate, but mentioned that they will need to go on a hiatus.
The biggest innovation appears to be the ability to have a dog. Molyneux, feeling emotionally detached from previous adventure games, elected to explore the concept of unconditional love. Rather than settle on forming a bond between the player and a sidekick or even their significant other (who apparently becomes quite a nuisance), he created a very intelligent canine companion, one that modifies its behavior depending on the actions of its master.
Molyneux drew on his previous games for inspiration, particularly his Black & White series...