Fable III Limited Collector’s Edition Unboxed

October 20th, 2010 Michael Pica

Destructoid recently posted up an unboxing video of the upcoming Fable III Limited Collector’s Edition, along with some photos of the contents.

So far it looks much better than the Fable II LCE. Also, is it just me, or are playing cards the new favorite pack-in for Collector’s Editions these days? Both Fallout New Vegas and Dead Rising 2 included decks as well.

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Fable III LCE Announced

May 23rd, 2010 Michael Pica

Recently, Lionhead released details about the forthcoming Fable III, included were also details about Limited Collector’s Edition of the game to be released as well.

“Fable III” will be available in Standard and Limited Collector’s Editions for Xbox 360. The Standard Edition will retail for $59.99/£44.99/€64.99, while the Limited Collector’s Edition will retail for $79.99/£59.99/€84.99.  The Windows version will retail for $49.99/£39.99/€54.99, and will also be available for download exclusively on Games on Demand on Games for Windows – LIVE.

The Limited Collector’s Edition also offers unique collectibles that true “Fable” fans won’t want to miss, including downloadable content, also available for Windows users, as well as in-box items that come with the Xbox 360 version. Wrapped up in a distinctive box created in the likeness of a book from “Fable III,” the contents include:

  • A new quest: Uncover the mystery of the haunted forests of Silverpines and earn the legendary sword, Wolfsbane, deadly against wolves and balverines.
  • Exclusive location: Unlock a new region, ideal for settling down with a family and discovering new treasures.
  • “Fable III” playing cards: Created by Lionhead, these cards depict every type of character in “Fable III,” including Heroes, royals, rebels and villains from across Albion and beyond.
  • Guild Seal Coin:  The coin features a Good side (blue) and Evil side (red) to assist players in making critical decisions that will impact the fate of the world forever.
  • A new dog breed: Renowned for its loyalty, the Boxer is a brave canine companion worthy of greatest Queens and Kings.
  • One unique outfit: Unearth one male and female outfit from the mysterious, faraway land of Aurora, a new destination in your “Fable III” adventures.
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    Alan Wake LCE Unboxing

    May 19th, 2010 Michael Pica

    I picked up the Alan Wake Limited Collector’s Edition last night and I must say I’m very impressed with it. A game that was first announced around the Xbox 360′s launch it’s been a long time coming, and they definitely delivered on making this what I would consider to be the best CE release so far this year, and definitely one of the most unique CE’s this generation.

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    Forza Motorsport 3 Limited Collector’s Edition Details Unveiled

    June 19th, 2009 Michael Pica

    Kotaku is reporting on recently released details about the upcoming Limited Collector’s Edition of Forza Motorsport 3:

    Forza 3 will cost you $60. But the Forza 3 Limited Edition will cost you $80. What’s jacking the price up by $20 get you? It doesn’t look like it gets you much at all.

    Those parting with the extra cash will receive:

    • a 2GB USB drive and a keychain, both “specially branded” (ie they’ve got the Forza logo on them)
    • “Forza Motorsport VIP Membership”, which will “entitle gamers to special treatment at the game’s auction house, community storefront, and on the game’s official forums.”
    • 5 cars, “available only through your VIP membership”
    • “Exclusive Collector’s Edition Car Pack”, which is five cars that have been “hand tuned and hand painted by the developers at Turn 10″
    • A Forza 3 dashboard theme.

    So a couple of cheap trinkets, vague community perks and some in-game cars is worth $20 now? What a world we live in.

    Forza 3 Box ArtSo far it has only been reported for North America and looking at the listing on GameStop’s website they seem to be claiming that they will be the exclusive re-seller for this edition. Also interesting is that they will have a pre-order bonus of an additional downloadable car, the Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro. For both brick & mortar and online shoppers pre-ordering any edition of the game.

    As of now the game is priced at about $80 and scheduled for released October 27th this year. While Kotaku doesn’t seem to happy with the package’s contence  I for one will be pleased as long as the case is of high quality, additional in-game content is always a sweet addition to any CE. I’m just happy that they’re going to give the US a Forza CE this time around since we all had to import it last time.

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    COD: World at War One of First Games to Include NetFlix Trial

    November 11th, 2008 Michael Pica

    I picked up Call of Duty: World at War Limited Collector’s Edition today. I must say that it has the nicest case of any Call of Duty game released thus far (though the actual Bonuses for COD4 were much better).

    Interesting though is that this game included the previously rumored Netflix/XBL Gold trial code.

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