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8:00 PM on 07.11.2013

Deep Silver to handle Wasteland 2 distribution for inXile

The publisher of Saints Row IV, Metro: Last Light, and Dead Island will be working with inXile Entertainment on the crowdfunded Wasteland 2. Deep Silver will be responsible for the role-playing game's release at retail, quali...

Jordan Devore

11:45 AM on 04.03.2013

It's official: Chris Avellone joins the Torment team

Earlier today, the Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter hit another stretch goal. In combination with the project's PayPal total of $67,000, the title has gained funding of over $3.5 million, so Chris Avellone will no...

Fraser Brown

6:00 PM on 04.02.2013

Chris Avellone on Torment and being a human stretch goal

Just before he left to go on a likely well-deserved holiday, I had the opportunity to pester Obsidian's Chris Avellone about his role in inXile's upcoming RPG, Torment: Tides of Numenera.  Chris is a veteran of RPGs, par...

Fraser Brown

3:45 PM on 04.01.2013

Tides of Numenera's first screenshot shows off the Bloom

If the first screenshot for Torment: Tides of Numenera is anything to go by, inXile's kickstarted RPG is going have some rather exotic locales -- grotesque and exotic. This in-game screenshot shows off the Bloom, and it sound...

Fraser Brown

4:30 PM on 03.22.2013

Chris Avellone becomes a Torment stretch goal

What would make Torment: Tides of Numenera, which recently smashed its Kickstarter goal in seven hours, a more scintillating prospect? How about the lead designer of its thematic predecessor, Planescape: Torment, th...

Fraser Brown

8:00 PM on 03.06.2013

Torment: Tides of Numenera: A billion years in the making

With the ridiculously speedy success of inXile's Kickstarter for Torment: Tides of Numenera, it's only a matter of time until we'll be diving into the role of the Last Cast-off, the title's protagonist. I got up to speed on w...

Fraser Brown

3:30 PM on 03.06.2013

InXile talks Torment, story details, and crowd-funding

Twelve years ago, Black Isle Studios crafted a plane-hopping, tragic adventure set in the Planescape Dungeons & Dragons setting. With a nameless, amnesiac protagonist who had been both a hero and a villain, the developer ...

Fraser Brown



Torment reaches its Kickstarter goal in less than a day photo
Torment reaches its Kickstarter goal in less than a day
by Fraser Brown

InXile's newest roleplaying game and spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment, Torment: Tides of Numenera, has been seeking funding on Kickstarter for well under a day. After three hours, it had already secured half of its $900,000 goal. It's now fully backed. 

Sitting pretty at $935,000 at the time of writing this (and likely a whole lot more when you start reading), I think anyone wondering if people really care about Planescape: Torment any more have their answer. I suspect that the project won't struggle to reach its stretch goals either, meaning that the extra writers and art that inXile mentioned desiring will become a reality.

I spoke with Kevin Saunders and Colin McComb from inXile a day ago about the project and their experiences with Kickstarter, so keep an eye out for that later today. They were cautiously optimistic about the potential success of their latest crowd-funding attempt, and now they're probably feeling pretty damn good.

So, who has backed this thing already?

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8:30 AM on 03.04.2013

Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter begins March 6

Torment: Tides of Numenera, the spiritual successor to the phenomenal Planescape: Torment, was revealed to be taking the crowd-funding route some time ago, and now inXile are finally about to st...

Fraser Brown

3:00 PM on 02.20.2013

Planescape: Torment spiritual successor gets a name

Planescape: Torment is, for me, the pinnacle of videogame roleplaying experiences. It managed to make boring stats meaningful by putting them to use outside of combat constantly, its story and dialogue blow even Baldur's Gate...

Fraser Brown





7:00 PM on 02.09.2013

Watch the first gameplay footage of Wasteland 2

Interested in seeing what Brian Fargo's team at inXile has been doing with the gobs of money thrown at them by backers of its Wasteland 2 Kickstarter funding campaign? Then you'll enjoy this video which features a full fifte...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:30 PM on 09.06.2012

Leaked video of Wasteland 2 shows off isometric view

A video of Wasteland 2 has been leaked onto YouTube. The video is in Russian, but thanks to my excellent knowledge of Google's translator, I was able to deduce that this is supposedly from a talk given by Bria...

Joshua Derocher

9:00 AM on 03.31.2012

The DTOID Show: Journey, FEZ, and Wasteland 2!

Happy Friday, folks! In case you missed it, The Destructoid Show went live earlier today, and in addition to giving out four codes for Waveform on Steam, we also covered a metric shit-ton of news that happened recently - som...

Tara Long

5:00 PM on 03.30.2012

inXile might work with Obsidian on Wasteland 2

Watching the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter progress has been a real trip, from inception, to this: the craziest moment yet. If the project manages to raise $2.1 million in contributions, developer inXile will collaborate with Obsid...

Jordan Devore

10:00 AM on 03.13.2012

inXile finally sets up a Kickstarter for Wasteland 2

After weeks of talk, inXile Entertainment has finally set up a Kickstarter for Wasteland 2. The so-called "Godfather of post apocalyptic RPGs" is set to return, with a little help from the community.  The plan is for res...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 02.16.2012

Brian Fargo may attempt kickstarting a Wasteland sequel

Back in 1988, Brian Fargo designed a post-apocalyptic game called Wasteland which would eventually fall deep into the shadow of its spiritual successor, Fallout. It seems that Fargo never quite let go of the game an...

Conrad Zimmerman