GDC 2016Details on Tyranny's combat, companions, and how player choice will shape the world.
It's happening!Fallout 4 is probably being revealed tomorrow. But before then, we only have our imaginations to work with.
pillars of eternityWhat a game chooses to reward says a lot about the kind of play the creators want to encourage.
I know this is a faithful homage to the Infinity Engine RPGs of yore, because I’ve been on the character creation screen for almost an hour. It’s an overwhelming sea of options—exactly as it should be—and I can’t decide what kind of person I want to be. In the end I settle for an aumaua, a race of tall semi-aquatic beings with blue-green skin and tribal markings on their faces. Their size gives
In case you missed it: Obsidian are making a F2P game about tanks called Armored Warfare, and no, we didn't make that up. The game was briefly shown at E3 with a not-very-revealing trailer, but now 27 minutes of footage has appeared online, thanks a Twitch stream recorded at PAX.
The game once called Project Eternity isn't taking an eternity to make. This is good news, because—as a Baldur's Gate/Icewind Dale fan—I'm practically salivating at the prospect of playing Obsidian's upcoming RPG. For those who backed Pillars of Eternity at the $110 level, or who purchased the relevant add-on package, that prospect is now a reality. Congratulations, those people, I am suitably
It's The PC Gamer Show! Episode two is an RPGstravaganza with special guest Josh Sawyer, who stopped by to demo Obsidian's Infinity Engine throwback Pillars of Eternity. The PC Gamer US team also discussed the greatest RPGs of all time, played some co-op Divinity: Original Sin, and talked to Sawyer about his time as the director on Fallout: New Vegas.
It's like the Infinity Engine hasn't aged a day. If you were a teeanger 15 years ago, when legendary Infinity Engine games such as Baldur's Gate and Planescape Torment were redefining the computer RPG, Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity is probably exactly what you see in your mind's eye. In reality, those old pre-rendered backgrounds are now plasticky and microscopic on high-res monitors. Pillars of
Obsidian's previous Kickstarter - for the Infinity-style RPG Pillars of Eternity - was a nominal success in 2012, so it makes sense that the team would go with the crowdfunding option for their next roleplaying game, whatever it may *cough* Alpha Protocol 2 please *endcough* be. Whether it's that, a Star Wars RPG, or something completely new remains to be seen, but we do have a date. Well, a