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Lionhead officially closes today

"We have nothing but heart-felt thanks for the team at Lionhead"

We all knew it was coming, but today officially marks the end of Fable developer Lionhead. The studio has closed after 20 years.

"We can confirm that after much consideration over the six week consultation period with Lionhead employees, we have reached the decision to close Lionhead Studios. We have nothing but heart-felt thanks for the team at Lionhead for their significant contributions to Xbox and the games industry," Microsoft told Eurogamer.

Lionhead employees old and current took to social media to share their thoughts.

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