9 Video Game Studios We Had to Say Goodbye to in 2016

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Lionhead Studios


Back in April, gamers were met with news that the British developer that brought Black & White and Fable into living rooms across the globe would be closing its doors for good. A Microsoft representative made the announcement and revealed that the company had been preparing its employees for the closure since March. This was a particularly emotional closing for many gamers and it caused the hashtags #RIPLionhead and #LionheadMemories to start trending on Twitter. The closing also brought the development of Fable Legends to come to an end. The game was originally supposed to be released as a free-to-play multiplayer game, but rumors quickly circulated that the project was struggling to garner sufficient interest and backing.

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