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'''Lionhead Studios''' is a video game development company that was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 by [[Peter Molyneux]]. They have created many successful video games, including the ''Fable'' series of games. In April of 2006 Lionhead Studios was purchased by [[Microsoft Game Studios]]. On 7 March 2012, Peter Molyneux announced he was leaving Lionhead to work at an independent developer. Initial reports <ref>[http://kotaku.com/5890594/peter-molyneux-is-leaving-lionhead-studios-and-microsoft-will-finish-kinect-fable Peter Molyneux Is Leaving Lionhead Studios and Microsoft, Will Finish Kinect Fable (Kotaku)]</ref> suggested Lionhead co-founder Mark Webley would be taking over as studio head, however more recent interviews have revealed that Gary Carr has taken over as Creative Director <ref>[http://www.oxm.co.uk/42954/lionhead-boss-im-all-for-technology-being-as-dumbed-down-as-possible/ Lionhead boss: "I'm all for technology being as dumbed down as possible" (OXM UK)]</ref>.
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'''Lionhead Studios''' is a video game development company that was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 by [[Peter Molyneux]]. They have created many successful video games, including the ''Fable'' series of games. In April of 2006 Lionhead Studios was purchased by [[Microsoft Game Studios]]. On 7 March 2012, Peter Molyneux announced he was leaving Lionhead to work at an independent developer. Lionhead co-founder Mark Webley has taken over as head of the studio <ref>[http://kotaku.com/5890594/peter-molyneux-is-leaving-lionhead-studios-and-microsoft-will-finish-kinect-fable Peter Molyneux Is Leaving Lionhead Studios and Microsoft, Will Finish Kinect Fable (Kotaku)]</ref>, while Gary Carr has filled the role of Creative Director <ref>[http://www.oxm.co.uk/42954/lionhead-boss-im-all-for-technology-being-as-dumbed-down-as-possible/ Lionhead boss: "I'm all for technology being as dumbed down as possible" (OXM UK)]</ref>.
   
 
== List of Games Created ==
 
== List of Games Created ==
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*'''[[Fable III]]'''
 
*'''[[Fable III]]'''
 
*'''[[Fable Heroes]]'''
 
*'''[[Fable Heroes]]'''
*'''[[Fable: The Journey]]''' (upcoming)
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*'''[[Fable: The Journey]]'''
   
 
== In-Game References ==
 
== In-Game References ==
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
*[http://www.lionhead.com/ Lionhead Studios' website]
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*[http://lionhead.com/ Lionhead Studios' website]
   
 
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Lionhead Studios Logo

Lionhead Studios is a video game development company that was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 by Peter Molyneux. They have created many successful video games, including the Fable series of games. In April of 2006 Lionhead Studios was purchased by Microsoft Game Studios. On 7 March 2012, Peter Molyneux announced he was leaving Lionhead to work at an independent developer. Lionhead co-founder Mark Webley has taken over as head of the studio [1], while Gary Carr has filled the role of Creative Director [2].

List of Games Created

In-Game References

In Fable II, Lionhead made a few references to themselves in the game.

  • Leo Head is a reference to Lionhead since Leo means lion.
  • Lion Head Isle is an island near Bloodstone and its name is a reference to Lionhead.
  • A Lionhead back tattoo can be found in Fable: The Lost Chapters.
  • A Lionhead tattoo featuring the Lionhead logo can be achieved by completing "A Hero's Tale" - once completed it can be found in the Guild Hall chest. To achieve it the Player must choose the Hero Crown (left).
  • In Fable III, while in Driftwood, if you try to swim towards the Spire, you will be stopped by an invisible wall and will be able to see the Lionhead Studios logo under water.

References

External links

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