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Despite its flaws, a Ticket to Albion is worth the asking price. 0

Fable II is an extremely ambitious game. Its scope is rather enormous, and with a quick glance, Fable II looks like a grand palace of a video game. However, when you get a little closer, as with any grand construction, the cracks begin to show. The Game begins with you choosing to be either a Male or Female orphan and you are thrown straight into a brief exposition/tutorial sequence. In this, as in the Childhood sequence from the original Fable, you need to do odd jobs to get some gold. The sta...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 is good? Is it Fact or Fable? 0

Fable 2 is a Western RPG from British based Lionhead studios, and a fantastic entry to the Xbox 360 library. I'm going to say this from the get-go, although the combat is not as deep as most RPGs (particularly JPRGs) this does not particularly detract from the Fable 2 experience. The main strength of Fable 2 is it's atmosphere. It tries (and succeeds) in creating a world which is reminiscent of classic European fairy tales, which is an interesting and diverse land to explore, different towns and...

7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

Fable II was a huge improvement over the original but had faults. 0

Overall, I enjoyed Fable II more so than the original.  Most of the bugs were kinked out, the controls were fixed, the quests were better, etc.  I just had more fun with this game.  The map, while not great, was still improved.  The dog was an "ok" addition.  Could they have made this better? Obviously, but I think it was a fun experience.A few things that really annoyed me though were the bad fart and poop jokes.  They were lame in the first one and they're lame in this one.  I thought the stor...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

If you like RPG’s and own a 360, you need to have this game. 0

 If you like RPG’s and own a 360, you need to have this game. Lets just put that out there.You’ve also most likely played this game but, if you have not, and fall into the category then please go purchase this right now. The game ran the gamut of emotions from pure joy to points where you just flat out feel ripped off. If you said it’s a 90, I’d agree. We spoke about this being the case for Star Wars Force unleashed…so..I was hoping for the DLC to fix some of these issues and it’s yet to be seen...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Old Pete's back, and this time he brought you a puppy. 0

Before Fable 2 came out, I wasn't positive that I was going to want it, but as it came close to release time, I realized that I was going to play it, whether I waited on it or not.  Something about Mr. Molyneux just makes me want to play his games, if not for the sole purpose of being able to make fun of them if they don't live up to his fabulous standards.  Now, as the title of Fable 2 may suggest, this is the second Fable game, and for everyone out there that listened to Pete talk about the fi...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A fun and empowering, albeit familiar outing. 0

Fable II, much like its predecessor, is a game about choice; these choices in effect ripple throughout the experience, creating a myriad of different outcomes for both yourself and those around you. While the game nevertheless tells a very linear story and has in place all the usual restrictions of such choices usually associated with modern console RPGs, you’d be hard pressed to find an experience as rejuvenating, addictive and empowering as this one on the console market. Telling a story of ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 is pretty damn fun. 0

ProsSimple, though still quite involving combat that's as fun to play as it is visually impressive. Moral choices that make differences beyond having folk either love you or hate you. Terrific audio and visuals that do a good job of immersing you in this Fairy Tale. Lots of neat little side activities to do. A good amount of humor, both dark and more lighthearted. A good amount of interesting Albion history in it's books and many references to the first game which fans will appreciate. ConsCo-o...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 - Review 0

Fable 2 takes you on an adventure like no other game has done before, is it enough to win the hearts of gamers this holiday season?Coming off the success of the original game, Fable 2 is a realization of everything Fable 1 was trying to be. It has a beautiful story of redemption as you are hit hard early in the game with the death of your sister. The game then quickly shifts to a story about revenge and more importantly how much you are willing to sacrifice along the way. The constant battle bet...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Video Review: Ambition Meets Successful Execution 0

Link, embedding isn't workingAHHHH I Wish there was a different option for "video review" so I wouldn't have to put in 100 words of nonsense. The review is in the video so if you came to this video for a review than you're in luck because the video is a review, they call it a video review, where the video reviews and video game, so if you like reviews as much as i like videos, than you'll enjoy this review that's in video form....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

One giant fart joke 0

The original Fable was an interesting experiment, but ultimately didn't deliver on enough of its promises to have any lasting impact. When Fable II was announced, many (myself included) thought that the franchise's second outing would take the opportunity to right all previous wrongs. This proposition couldn't be farther from the truth. Fable II does nothing more than retread old ground, once again failing to deliver on its overly ambitious promises.The main selling point for Fable II is that ev...

12 out of 21 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 gets quarantined 0

Fable 2 : An action/RPG hybrid from a developer best known for not really keeping promises. Fable 2 gets off easy as the only broken promise here is the lackluster co-op play.Story : A revenge plot involving an evil man who killed your sister trying to summon evil magic for a grand scheme. Nothing we haven’t seen before in these kinds of RPGs, though the solid voice-acting makes up for it in part. Fable 2 works best when it’s relishing in its decidedly British sense of humour, which you’ll pick ...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Somehow manages to be even worse than Fable 1. 0

I wasn't a fan of the original Fable by any measure, but I had heard enough good things about its sequel, that I went into Fable II with only the best of intentions. The game certainly makes a good first impression, just like its predecessor, with polished graphics, a stylish cartoon fantasy game world, and solid voice acting throughout. Everything else about Fable II, unfortunately, just falls off the rails. The overall storyline never gets its hooks into you. It starts flat, it continue...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 review 0

  When I bought Fable II it cost me thirty bones I chose it over Fallout 3 which was still at sixty bones even though the games came out only eleven day apart. I don’t understand it’s low price. Fable II has a long story 7-11 hours depending on how you play the game and which quest you do. A lot of people have been ripping on the combat feature. It is a basic control scheme Y to shoot range weapon X to use melee weapon. I found it nice how that game has simple combat it made it fluid and simp...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Best game I have ever played 0

When I first read about this game I thought to myself, "This game is just going to be another one of those boring role playing games that are all the same." I love this game. The best game I have ever played. It keeps me interested and I can go to town and do jobs, buy homes, have children, get married 5 times. This game really knows how to keep my interest. Plus I cant stay away from those traveling game masters. Love the tower one. Great game and Id player a third one if they made it :)...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 getting better but there are still flaws 0

Ok fable 1 was a great game i mean it was fun had a decent amount of quests and sometimes a 4th playthrew might still hold new things but...what was the problem in that game besides the pre-determined path lv wise well...your character aged like 7 dogs put together so...you were like 90 when you beat the game and there wasent enough to buy you never needed to buy potions or weapons they were kinda...givin to you really but the game was still a opener and got most of us hooked  But now fable 2 is...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

like a big turd turning around in the toilet 0

 Fable I was an interesting and superior mashup,but this just wrecks its extremely fine flow.   Fable I was an insane superior game,but when Fable II was announced,everyone was like OMG,but when it came out,they were suprised of this super,but though lame game.  Fable II is an great game,but not enough for me to like it much,though its an pretty decent game.Though its shit-easy,i did not like the thing the system that makes you good,evil,or funny,or non-funny,etc. Because the system was messy an...

0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 -- Freedom Within Limits 0

when a game makes you think, “i might have liked it if i didn’t play fallout first,” it comes as a surprise that joystiq.com’s best of 2008 list(link) gave it the top recommendation. the firstfable was hyped as the greatest rpg ever to be sold, a huge world built upon promises that ended up failing to deliver. i never got a chance to play the first, and i don’t have an opinion of it to write anything here. i did finish the second, and i’m sure this feeling i have is the one many felt after playi...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fable II 0

Whether or not the original Fable lived up to expectations is still up for debate. Some people say it was exactly what they wanted, and some said it was "a great game, but it didn't live up to expectations". I would probably put myself in the latter group of people. However, Fable II is not only great, but it lived up to what I expected from it. This is, in my opinion, Peter Molyneux's best game, and he should be proud.Fable II is set in Albion 500 years after the original Fable took place. This...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

This was the stuff that (wet)dreams are made of 0

One thing before you rip me a new asshole (edit if you'd like) I am not an experienced gamer. Hell! I don't even know if I am actually a valid judge of awesome-ness  but, I will review it for those like me that will not play something that makes me want to blow my brains out from boredom or just the horrid story-line (you know who you are.) Here goes.- great looking people (although, I think it makes it look like an old stereotype. I.E EVERYONE LOOKS THE BLOODY SAME) - generally smooth motions.....

0 out of 4 found this review helpful.

A letdown from the past 0

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0 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 Review 0

Im not gonna spend much time on reviews, the graphics were good, the expressions you can do is funny, some cool weapons and combat, good story and crap loads of stuff to do such as doing quests, jobs (Woodcuttin, Bounty Hunter, bartender and just other stuff like getting people drunk, getting fat off pie, have sex with frosty prosty's, pick fights with villagers learn how to seduce people, fight assasins and more. it is a fun game and I sugest playing and buying it, and the best weapon is the Di...

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 is a solid RPG on the Xbox 360 0

You know I expected more out of Fable 2’s story than what I got out of it.  Many games these days are like movies you watch and don’t remember the story a week later.  Fable 2’s story was like this.  It was very generic and didn’t capture me like I was expecting it to.  It wasn’t a bad story, but it was weak and short.  In fact, I’ve already forgotten most of it. Now that I’ve ranted about the story, let me talk about the rest of the game.  I loved the combat and the use of magic.  The combat m...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable II Review 0

Okay, so for a long time, I have been anxiously waiting for a sequel to Fable. I cannot begin to tell you the joy I had with the first game. Sure a bunch of people were dissapointed because it didn't make good on all of the promises that Peter had made but it was still a fun game with some intuitive ideas and a decent story to boot. Well, Fable II has finally arrived and for the most part, its what I expected however, there were a couple of things about the game that I just couldn't seem to get ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Burnt steak. 0

If I were composing this review in conjunction with the first play-through of the game my initial gasp of excitement would have led to a more positive review. After accruing around 750 gamer points however the bland story and ol' Pete's temerity once again have let me down. The charismatic leader of Lionhead Studios has jobbed us all once again to deliver unto us a merely mediocre action adventure with clever viral videos and hyperbole. I admit to being quite excited about this next installment ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Better Than the First 0

When I picked up Fable 2 I wasn't expecting it to completely destroy the origignal Fable. Like huge RPGs before it the sequel's story and main quest pales in comperision to the original's. To my surprise Fable 2's story had everything the first one lacked. It had characters you actually cared about, a vendetta, and a story you could actually follow (to this day I still don't really understand a lot of what was happening in Fable).Doing jobs in Fable 2 honestly sounded and looked pretty boring. B...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Albion and On and On 0

   I'll be honest, I never got around to playing the first Fable so I was very quick to find a disconnect when playing Fable II. There was a lot of talk about old guilds and lands that I had no real idea of, and I mention that only because I'm saying that I have no prior Fable experience to base this on. That in mind... Wow. I wasn't sure what to expect, and was less sure when a bird craps on my character in the opening cinematic. What I ended up with far exceeded my expectations, or was at leas...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable 2 Is Fun But Not GREAT!!! 0

I thought that the game itself was a little to easy and that it was not as good as I expected of Molyneux. The gameplay is good but nothing really special and the weapons are cool, but the lack of armor and a really great combat system I dont think it was as good as the first one was for its time. The combat for me was a little bit cool but not as good as I would have expected. After playing this game I realized that it gives you gamerpoints practiclly for free! The interaction is not the best a...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

A charming game but has weak RPG elements and lacks depth 0

Pros:-Beautiful graphics and art style-Lot's of charm and funny gameplay-Good sized world to explore-Great soundtrack-Dog/Pet element is very well done-Co-op is fun-Great character customization optionsCons:-Weak RPG elements-Combat is too easy-Main story is too short-Moral system is too black and whiteFable 2 is a game that's heavy on charm, but too light on gameplay. It has plenty of good aspects to it, however it fails to fulfill any of it's ideas fully and it lacks the challenge and depth th...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Great game... but not the Greatest. 0

Well, It Finally Came out after my Year(s) of waiting, Fable 2 was More or less everything i had hoped for To be completely honest. It managed to capture most of what made Fable 1 great and actually made you feel like your choices meant something in the world. Tha being said, It was a tad glitchy and felt a bit too Mechanic. The Biggest improvement to me was the choice you had to make, In Fable 1 and most of the "Choose your alignment" Rpgs that practically litter the streets now adays, they fel...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Entertaining sequel mixing humour, combat and morality decisions 0

I can’t deny that this game is probably one of the top rated Action-RPGs to date & you’ve probably heard about all the new features, bells and whistles the game has to offer. As a result it delivers as promised but with standards being pushed higher and higher there are a number of issues that might irritate some. While trying to keep originality in the story the moral choices you are beset upon sometimes make it feel like you’re reading a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book, giving the format...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable II: A Fun, if not Shallow, Adventure 0

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0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Solid Fantasy RPG 0

Fable II is the right type of RPG for someone like me. It has a larger amount of customization and scope than the Legend of Zelda games (which I love), while at the same time not overwhelming you with options like Elder Scrolls: Oblivion. Fable II has a lot of positives: great art style, fun combat with a surprising amount of depth, large game world, decent story, and a fantastic sense of humor. The art style is just as it should be for a fantasy RPG such as this, a caricature of real life. All ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable II--Review 0

I never played much of the original Fable.  But I did get a basic idea of what the game is about.  When I started playing Fable II, it felt like I was playing the same game.  From a technical standpoint, the game has made advancements, but overall it doesn't feel like an Xbox 360 title to me.  It feels like I'm playing an original Xbox game.  That's where I have my biggest hang up with Fable II.  As long as it took them to make the sequel, you would think they would have done more to expand the ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Powers, Guns, Family, and a Dog. 0

I got this game day one, not because I'm a fan of the game but because this generation of games I have become a huge collector of games and this is one I really wanted. I never played the first Fable to be honest with you but when I started playing this game I got so hooked I was amazed, you see I'm one of those people who buys a ton of games but due to life I never get around to finishing them. There was something about this game that just got me. As I started the game the story really took me ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable II is incredibly addictive and better than the first Fable. 0

This game is friggin addictive! It's tons better than the first game and really fun. I couldn't stop playing it cuz there are soooo many sidequests. I didn't even complete them all when I finished the main quest.The graphics are uber gorgeous. While the character models could've been more detailed, the world looks amazing. I was especially impressed by the art direction and lighting. I found myself sometimes stopping to stare at the beautiful locations. The colors really pop and the world is jus...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Molyneux's talks the talk but skips the walk 0

Be you're own hero, craft you're own story, hide your disappointment. Peter Molyneux is going to wake up tarred and feathered one of these days. The creator of Populus, Black and White and of course, Fable, has a reputation of promising great features but failing to deliver. So when Fable II was announced to the world, some were wary to jump on the band-wagon. They had been burned by Fable I and Black and White II, so could they really trust Molyneux this time?In terms of what Fable II is, ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable 2, Flawful Perfection 0

Ok, well I've had it since release now and played it about 3/4 or more through the game which is good enough to give my impressions of it so here goes.First off, the graphics are pretty decent, not particularly amazing, but they have a unique art style, sort of a cross between typical fantasy and parody. It really encaptures typical fantasy very well while parrying it to a degree, like some peasants wearing boots on their heads, or metal kitchen implements. The  voice acting was fairly decent an...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Hours of Fun 0

My most favorite  game EVER!  I was never into gaming before, but Fable 2 totally sucked me in and now after finishing it I'm constantly on the look out for something similar and so far have yet to find anything half as good.  Whether you are saving the world or terrorizing it it's all great fun!...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Hero? 0

When Fable 2 was first announced I had no interest in the game until I began to talk to one of my friends who was a Fable obsessive. Anyway the first game sounded like a lot of fun and as I looked at Fable 2 I decided I was going to take a bit of a gamble and give it a try.Fable 2 starts you out as little boy who just seems to be called little sparrow either way you start out with a few small quests that not only introduce you to the world but also help you shape it in some pretty drastic ways. ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Does The Sequel Make Good On All The Promises? 0

The first Fable, released on the original Xbox, was an action-RPG with life-simulator influences. The player took control of a young boy who, through the player's interactions with the world, could be morphed in to whatever the player wished. Well, in concept anyway. The life-simulator elements were shallow and the action-RPG elements didn't fare much better. The game had charm but lacked quality. The most notable aspect about the original Fable was the game's director Peter Molyneux's 'fables'....

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

One man and his dog 0

Fable II is best described as an adventure game with RPG features, rather than a full-bodied RPG. Lionhead Studios have managed to create a wonderfully rich world to explore, and written a half decent story too. However, the real stand-out feature of Fable II is the way in which the game makes you really care for your Hero and dog companion. Very few games have managed to achieve such emotional depth. It elevates Fable II to be one of the best games of 2008.    ...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Journey Back To Albion 0

Fable II Improves on all aspects of the original game.+Well Done Main Quest line+ Same great atmosphere as the original game+ More of Albion to explore+ Character interaction and Co-op play+ Simple yet fun Combat System- Lenghty load times. To shorten this, Install to hard drive- Can't be Unique Character in Co-op. Also must stay together on one screen even on Xbox Live- Few technical problems here and there. - Shorter main quest than other Rpg`sFable II is set 500 years after the original. Ever...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Fable II is a midly enjoyable, albeit artificial feeling game. 0

After years in production, Peter Molyneux's piece, Fable II, is finally upon us on the Xbox 360. Following a similar mold from its 2004 predecessor, Fable II introduces new features and improves upon what the former game built, but in the end, it feels overly artificial and irrelevant. Five hundred years after the events of Fable, Albion - the fantasy world that both games take place - has gone through radical changes. These resulted from the dissolution of the Heroes' Guild, after the Heroes b...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

fable 2 0

fable two's engine( the main concept and adventure to keep on going any further) is a no no for me, this cheap adventure will sure bore u in a couple min. literally if u like this game for some reason? then uve been abducted by some kind of aliens from outer space, i still cant understand Wat the fuzz is about this game being badass???...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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