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: Mostly Positive (2,385 reviews) - 71% of the 2,385 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
Helpful customer reviews
349 of 419 people (83%) found this review helpful
29 people found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 12, 2015
I was very excited about this game considering that Fable TLC is easily in my top 5 favorite games of all time. My expectations were simple: that this would be an upgrade to the beloved game I grew up playing. My mind was open when I first played Anniversary, knowing very well that the nastalgia from the first game would be influencing my feelings. Nevertheless, I would have expected my bias towards the series to lead towards a raving review. Instead I'm overwhelmingly compelled to advise other potential players to not waste their money on this lazy production.

"Laziness" on behalf of the developers is truly the best summary I can offer. The graphics have been updated but that's where the careful effort ends. This game is loaded with bugs and glitches. I had to stop playing about maybe 1/8 of the way through because the pause menu got stuck. Let me repeat that: the pause menu got stuck. This is the only bug I'll take the time to mention because I think it's the most telling of how severely poor of a job the developers did porting the game. At some point, for no identifyable reason, I stopped being able to access any of my clothing, inventory, or skills through the pause menu because it would continuously scroll through every tab and option. It was as if whatever key was supposed to scroll down was stuck (it obviously wasn't). To be unable to level up, use items or view quests in a game such as this simply means that it is unplayable.

Take a moment to look up other glitches people have encountered. Even if they are not quite as critical as this they are indicative of the experience you'll have with this game. It falls short of so many basic, fundamental expectations; it is a product without soul or passion.

My final, most disheartening complaint is probably trivial in comparison, but I have to mention it: you can't get drunk anymore. I don't think it's much to ask for -- it was a quirky feature that made frequenting the taverns fun. I can't even begin to tell you how many quests I would go on in TLC with my character knocking beers back one after another. When questioned about this absent feature in public forums the developers claimed that it was "a low priority". They've sacrificied gameplay, gutted stability and tossed away functionaility for better graphics in a new game engine.

I remember playing the first game and having fantasies of how it could have been better. The game was great, but there was something about it that you just instinctively knew there could be so much more to it. I kind of always hoped they'd somehow justify building it out some more, drilling down on the gameplay elements and turning it into a more immersive experience. The Anniversary release managed to step down that road then subsequently run in the opposite direction. It is a graphically-polished abomination.
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137 of 171 people (80%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
25.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 29, 2015
This is hardly a remaster. They put in new character models, and thats it. The animations are the same and the cutscenes were not redone and all have the resolution of a baked potato. Even the little gifs in the level up menu are the same. They show the old graphics and are compressed to all ♥♥♥♥. On top of that, all the same bugs are present that were in the original. ALL OF THEM. Dialogue clips playing too late and getting cut off, bad camera that cuts off your face in cutscenes or shoots your neck, and for some reason the trader in the arena was ♥♥♥♥ing closed (how?). There are also NEW bugs, like the animation for chests openning are aparently only 5 frames and look choppy as all hell. For ♥♥♥♥'s sake the character models aren't even that good and all the hair and facial hair look plastered on. You can see that it starts as a texture and the hair model itself is just sort of hovering on top. At least in the original hair didn't look like it was glued on.

They also changed some of the game mechanics. Namely they changed it so that shops suck now. Its been a long time since I played the original, but I don't remember shops being this picky. A shop that specializes in gifts and ♥♥♥♥ that will buy rubies and diamonds, but not sapphires for some reason is ridiculous. Shops that will buy dark versions of armor but not bright or regular, shops only having 2 health potions in stock, shops that will buy my obsidian katana, but not my steel katana. What the hell kind of economy is this? I shouldn't have to go town to town just to find someone who wants to buy my ♥♥♥♥ing sapphires. They're sapphires.

Remember when Peter Molyneux didn't suck?
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67 of 87 people (77%) found this review helpful
37 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 8, 2015
There is no mouse support, on a PC game, why is there no mouse support, it's a PC game, WHY DOES A PC GAME NOT HAVE MOUSE SUPPORT.
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70 of 103 people (68%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
20.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 19, 2015
Very disappointed that I can play things like Warframe and Skyrim with no issues, but this game studders and lags to the point where the gameplay is ruined. I cannot express my disappointment enough.
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20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2015
I had played the original Fable mutiple times and it was pretty enjoyable. So when I heard about the anniversary edition I was very excited to see what they improved upon.

Unfortunately, what they mean by "Anniversary Edition" is "Retexture Pack."

Yes, it does introduce the Heroic difficulty, has some new DLC, and now allows for modding. That said, the new DLC is just costume packs and the modding is a joke.

They had wasted a wonderful opportunity to improve on what is widely considered a classic RPG. For instance the slogan for this game "FOR EVERY CHOICE, A CONSEQUENCE" is a joke! Nothing you do has any major impact on the game. Whether you're good or evil (there's no in-between here) you end up in the same position with, at best, minor fluctuations. The animation is still a clunky mess and so is the dialogue. I liked this game for what it was, but what it is now is an old game that hasn't aged well. With that and the failure to improve on anything of greater value, I would not recommend this game to anyone who played the original. Your memories of this game are better than the game itself.
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