If you're fiercely loyal to the Fable brand, or simply find the idea of a cartoonish co-op hack'n'slash game appealing, you may be interested in knowing that Lionhead has announced the release date and pricing details of Fable Heroes. As part of the "Arcade NEXT" initiative on Xbox Live Arcade, the game will come out on May 2nd, for 800 Microsoft Points (roughly $10):
Starting on April 18th, a new downloadable title will launch on Xbox LIVE Arcade from Microsoft Studios every Wednesday, through May 9. Also, starting in April, all new Xbox LIVE Arcade games will include up to 400 Gamerscore, with up to 30 Achievements available to unlock.
Fable Heroes is part of this great line up and is being released on May 2nd for 800 Microsoft Points with 400 beautiful Gamerscore points up for grabs. Other titles in the line-up include Trials Evolutions, Bloodforge and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.
“Fable Heroes” is an action-packed, hack-and-slash adventure built for Xbox LIVE Arcade. It delivers a fresh spin on the “Fable” franchise with a unique art style and gameplay that takes playful competition to the next level. Whether on the couch or using Xbox LIVE, up to four players work together to defeat enemies while also competing with one another to collect gold coins and level up. Precious gold collected in Fable Heroes can be imported into the forthcoming Kinect title, Fable: The Journey, providing players with a valuable head start from day one.