On: Xbox - OUT: September 2004
THE PITCH: Finally nearing completion, Fable was one of the titles paraded at the Xbox's launch. In developers Big Blue Box's defence, this is an ambitious project - a free-roaming world where each and every one of your actions affects your characters moral and physical development.
THE BUZZ: We've yet to really get our hands on Fable, so the jury's out. Open-ended epic exploration of a stunningly realised fantasy world, or unfocussed ramble through a series of ill-defined gameplay 'innovations'? Time will tell...