FOR EVERY CHOICE, A CONSEQUENCE. Fully re-mastered with HD visuals and audio, Fable Anniversary is a stunning rendition of the original game that will delight faithful fans and new players alike! The all new Heroic difficulty setting will test the mettle of even the most hardcore Fable fan.
User reviews:
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Very Positive (73 reviews) - 83% of the 73 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (2,982 reviews) - 72% of the 2,982 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 12, 2014

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“…the strange and beautiful world of Albion, with all its weird idiosyncrasies and wildly varied accents, is as absorbing and lovably, peculiarly British as it ever was.”
8/10 – IGN

About This Game

FOR EVERY CHOICE, A CONSEQUENCE.

Fully re-mastered with HD visuals and audio, Fable Anniversary is a stunning rendition of the original game that will delight faithful fans and new players alike!

The all new Heroic difficulty setting will test the mettle of even the most hardcore Fable fan. With no Resurrection Phials and even more lethal enemies to contend with, will you be able to survive?

Forge a hero based on your actions: age and evolve a hero or villain through the actions you choose and the path you follow-be it for good, evil, or in-between.

Build your living legend: Through deeds and actions, build a name for yourself across the land. Recruit allies and followers. Gain glory or notoriety. Who will you be?

With an entirely new lighting system, slick new interface, all new textures, models and gameplay, Fable Anniversary is the full HD, definitive Fable experience.

Find out more about the great changes in Fable Anniversary here.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/8
    • Processor: Intel 2GHz Core2 Duo / AMD Athlon 64 x2 2.4GHz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon X1800/ Nvidia GeForce 7600GT
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Quad 2.33GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
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insert_bomb_here
54.4 hrs
Posted: August 29
Always loved the Fable universe.
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mutiny
6.4 hrs
Posted: August 28
♥♥♥♥♥♥ game with a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ excuse for high def
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ShadowLogic
92.2 hrs
Posted: August 28
Fable to me, was a game that got me into role playing games, reliving it in high def.. just broght me back to when things were simpler, on-rails games that were seemingly "free roam" allowed developers to focus more on story, this games story was simply one of the best in my opinion, you could be who you wanted your hero to be. and enjoy the great things you have done, or bask in the blood of those in your way.
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eternalegend
1.2 hrs
Posted: August 27
What can be said about Fable? Lots of things, but as this is a remake of an older game, only the changes are important. The graphics are better, of course, but the faces are edging into uncanny valley territory. There's a new hard mode, which is nice given how the original dorwned you in health potions, but the controls bear mention more than anything. As with most PC games, you can customize which keys perform which functions, but Fable Anniversary locks three of the most imporant combat functions to the three worst possible keys. The menu has them greyed out, with little lock sprites next to the function names. It takes two seconds to do what used to and needs to be done in a third of a seccond, and as a result the game is unplayable. I want my money back.
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ziplock9000
10.9 hrs
Posted: August 25
First couple of hours
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Nice, generic, light hearted and simple RPG. Maybe too simple.
The whole style seems a little bit childish to me as if it's aimed at young teenagers or even younger, yet there's murder.
The UI and Keyboard setup is non standard and awkward.
As of now I can't recommend this at £27.
It reminds me of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, but not nearly as good.
I'm fully expecting to have better impressions a few hours from now as it generally has good reviews.

After 9 hours
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I'm getting slightly used to the UI and Controls but they are still very clunky. It's obvious that the UI is a port from consoles and a very bad one at that.
Getting frustrated with the way some quests are layed out
Shop NPCs frequently seem to dissapear at random times to nowhere when it's daylight.


(I'll be updating this as I play)
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ULINA #ROZO
29.9 hrs
Posted: August 24
My first fable
Interesting us rpg, a simple rpg with a good story.

I recommend it
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Turihia
33.8 hrs
Posted: August 22
VERY FUN
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Skynyrd
16.5 hrs
Posted: August 22
Do you like moral choices. Do you like being nice or just being a straight ♥♥♥♥...well this game is right for you..slaughter everything i mean everything if you would like or be nice and only slaughter the bad. Originally on the XBOX so if you would like a piece of a classic from the 2000's then this is right for you.
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crewge
1.2 hrs
Posted: August 21
who doesnt love fable 1?
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DiDi
25.7 hrs
Posted: August 20
Fable Anniversary is a remastred version of Fable: The Lost Chapters, one of my favourite games ever. Except of the HD graphics and menu (which is kinda weird at first but you get used to it real fast) it's the same as F:TLC. Content is the same, it's funny as ever and altogether it's an awesome game. Is it worth 31,99€? IMO, not really, but if you really want to play it wait for a sale (I got it for less than 5€). If you played and liked Fable: The Lost Chapters I'd say give it a try, you won't be dissapointed.
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21 of 24 people (88%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
Recommended
19.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
Towards the end game, I had so much gold I didn't know what to do with it. So I started killing villagers so I could buy their houses and rent them out. This led to a vicious cycle.
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13 of 21 people (62%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 30
I've played Fable: The Lost Chapters for hours when I was younger, this remastered version has a few improvements.
Positives
  • Sound has been enhanced,
  • Cutscenes are ever so slightly clearer...just - you have to squint even with a side by side comparison.
  • Marginally better textures for some items and areas, they still look considerably outdated.
  • Meshes for buildings and objects are quite a bit better.
  • Controller Support!!
Negatives
  • A blurry filter over the whole game - FXAA??
  • The new lighting has completely changed the colour and look of the game. The vibrant fantasy colours are now gone.
  • The new character models look like they're made of wax/plastic. Combined with the new weird shadows, they all look like their faces melted. The main character as a child actually looks like some kind of goblin. This is the most glaring and visually offensive problem for me.
  • Not all of the keyboard and mouse controls can be rebound as in the original.
  • The redesigned menus have no mouse support and take longer to navigate because of the way they're layed out.
  • The game is a port of a port (TLC > X360 > PC) and is very poorly optimized. It does not run particularly well.

At the end of the day, save £20 and get Fable: The Lost Chapters instead. It runs in 1080p, all the keys can be remapped to your comfort and you can force anisotropic filtering using your graphics card control panel to make the game look nicer apparently.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
55.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
fable was my first RPG game, one of the best games I've played.

the story is very good, improved graphics and gameplay is easy, it is a game where your choices have consequences and you see it changing on your gameplay.

be a bad guy: you will get ugly as ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ with giant horns, red eyes, flies, hands and feet on fire, nobody want to marry with you, lol, who wants to marry a demon?

be a nice guy: cheaper itens, everyone want to marry with you, butterflies following you instead of flies, glowing tattoos. ( boring )

if you play as a nice guy, your game will be more harder, if you play as a evil guy it will be more easy and fun, oh yes, in the end. . . ( NO SPOILERS )
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
First couple of hours
---------------------
Nice, generic, light hearted and simple RPG. Maybe too simple.
The whole style seems a little bit childish to me as if it's aimed at young teenagers or even younger, yet there's murder.
The UI and Keyboard setup is non standard and awkward.
As of now I can't recommend this at £27.
It reminds me of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, but not nearly as good.
I'm fully expecting to have better impressions a few hours from now as it generally has good reviews.

After 9 hours
------------------------
I'm getting slightly used to the UI and Controls but they are still very clunky. It's obvious that the UI is a port from consoles and a very bad one at that.
Getting frustrated with the way some quests are layed out
Shop NPCs frequently seem to dissapear at random times to nowhere when it's daylight.


(I'll be updating this as I play)
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
92.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
Fable to me, was a game that got me into role playing games, reliving it in high def.. just broght me back to when things were simpler, on-rails games that were seemingly "free roam" allowed developers to focus more on story, this games story was simply one of the best in my opinion, you could be who you wanted your hero to be. and enjoy the great things you have done, or bask in the blood of those in your way.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
16.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Do you like moral choices. Do you like being nice or just being a straight ♥♥♥♥...well this game is right for you..slaughter everything i mean everything if you would like or be nice and only slaughter the bad. Originally on the XBOX so if you would like a piece of a classic from the 2000's then this is right for you.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
27.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
actually one of the better games ive played in a long time. lots of choices. to sum it up: "its like skyrim with out the extra ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t."


-The Legendary Paladin
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
What can be said about Fable? Lots of things, but as this is a remake of an older game, only the changes are important. The graphics are better, of course, but the faces are edging into uncanny valley territory. There's a new hard mode, which is nice given how the original dorwned you in health potions, but the controls bear mention more than anything. As with most PC games, you can customize which keys perform which functions, but Fable Anniversary locks three of the most imporant combat functions to the three worst possible keys. The menu has them greyed out, with little lock sprites next to the function names. It takes two seconds to do what used to and needs to be done in a third of a seccond, and as a result the game is unplayable. I want my money back.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
Before starting this review, let's all bow our heads in mourning for Lionhead: they may not have been the perfect studio, but they had a lot of good ideas, and the next Fable game is going to be a fantasy based card game, because clearly we didn't have enough of those! I played through all of the Fable games in their original incarnations (Yes, even the Kinect one, never have I waved my hands in such fury!), and I had heard that the 360 version of Anniversary was saddled with performance problems. Fortunately the PC version seems to have resolved this and the gameplay has dated really well. Obviously the combat doesn't really stack up to something like Witcher 3, but that isn't really the point, this is a quirky, quintessentially British fantasy game with a lot of heart, and many years after it's over the top prerelease promises its possible to see it as exactly that. If you played it before then its a lovely trip down memory lane, and I you have only played the later installments then it's essential.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
37.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
This game is the only of its kind. It's awesome!
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