Fable Co-Creator Says He 'Ripped Off' Devil May Cry to Create the Xbox RPG's World

Fable co-creator Dene Carter turned to Devil May Cry for an idea of scope when developing the 2004 hit action RPG.

CrimsonIdol609d ago

"Look to your peers", "stand on the shoulders of giants", "don't re-invent the wheel". Or in far more blunt down-to-earth British dev terminology: "rip it off" hahaha

Eonjay608d ago

I mean I agree with his sentiment of not reinventing the wheel. Imagine if every physicist, for example, had to derive the equations of relativity from scratch every time they were looking to make a discovery. We would never get anywhere. This isn't the same thing as straight up plagiarism of course.

CrimsonIdol608d ago

Oh yeah, I imagine there would be very few major games developed in the last 20 years that didn't copy things that worked from previous games in terms of structure and design. The blunt language just made me smile. And I guess opens him up to some click-bait titles.

XiNatsuDragnel609d ago

Study the other person's homework one could Say

MadLad609d ago

Just here to read the comments of the people who obviously didn't actually read the article; just the headline.

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Gaming's Dynamic Duos; Which Ones Did It The Best?

The dual protagonist nature of some games have led to numerous dynamic duos in gaming. Here are some of the best ones.

Kneetos18d ago

Mario and sonic

Next question

LucasRuinedChildhood18d ago (Edited 18d ago )

The Prince and Farah

Few others:
- Booker and Elizabeth
- Joel and Ellie
- Jade and Pey'j
- Jak and Daxter
- Nate and Sully
- Master Chief and Cortona
- Gordon and Alyx

Retroman17d ago (Edited 17d ago )

Bill Rizer and Lance Bean , Ratchet and Clank , Jax and Daxter


2024 Xbox Games Showcase: Top 10 Reveals

Rayan from NoobFeed writes - The Xbox Games Showcase 2024 unveiled several titles that are anticipated to be released soon. Exciting new trailers for games like Indiana Jones and the Great Circle, State of Decay 3, Gears of War: E-Day, and Doom: The Dark Ages are just a few of the many franchises fans can expect to play soon. While most of us have already watched the showcase, we've decided to pick the top 10 most highly anticipated games.

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GaboonViper36d ago

So many great games shown but for me Perfect Dark took the cake.

Jingsing35d ago (Edited 35d ago )

Looked dated to be honest, simple cpu character pathing mixed with gameplay and graphics resembling a 360 game. It is clearly an indie effort. Perfect Dark Zero was a better attempt despite not having the best controls.

Lightning7735d ago

Quick look at your comment history it's pretty obvious on your little crusade so why would anyone take your comments seriously?

GaboonViper35d ago

LOL i think you're talking about Concord.

Jingsing35d ago

Perfect Woke Starring John Dark for Xbox 360

Lightning7735d ago

Perfect Dark trailer looked better than I thought. People are down on Dragon Age or has a mixed response but I have to see gameplay im still hyped for it. People want the big titles. I know AAA guys are closing down studios and doing massive lay offs but ppl need to get excited for PS5 and Series X and still need a reason to buy these consoles. The small AA stuff that Geoff showed off was fine, It's not a reason to pickup consoles, hell even turn on your console for some.

Ranting. Anyway Avowed I'm definitely looking forward to also.


Fable Confirmed for 2025, But is it a Reboot, or Prequel?

Fable got a whole new trailer at the recent Xbox Games Showcase. It was breathtaking and left so much to interpret for fans new and old.

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