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Obsidian

Pillar? I hardly even know her!
Paradox Interactive, makers of grand strategy games (Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings) and Magicka, are teaming up with Obsidian (South Park: The Stick of Truth, Fallout: New Vegas) for their new RPG, Pillars of Eternity. O... read feature

South Park development

South Park creators worked on Stick of Truth 'until the bitter end'


Crying symbol of Europe
Mar 12
When South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone decided they wanted to make a game, Obsidian was on their list. "We got this phone call about 'hey do we want to talk to the South Park guys?' and we were like, 'Yeah, right... read
South Park

South Park: The Stick of Truth censorship 'not that big a deal,' says Matt Stone


They got the last laugh
Mar 07
Speaking to The Guardian about South Park: The Stick of Truth's censorship in Europe and Australia over a scene involving anal probes, series co-creator Matt Stone said "It's not that big a deal. It doesn't change things that... read
Better than a trip to Casa Bonita
It's hard to believe that I've been watching South Park for almost 17 years. I vividly remember sneaking downstairs in the dead of night, quietly turning on Comedy Central to watch Eric Cartman get probed by an alien. I ... read feature

South Park

Learn how to protect your balls in Stick of Truth


Clyde needs a good ass-kickin'
Feb 14
We're less than three weeks away from the release of South Park: The Stick of Truth, but I'm not sure I can wait that long. Between Alessandro's preview and this video showing the first 13 minutes of the game, I'm all aflust... read
One does not simply walk into South Park
So, where were you when South Park: The Stick of Truth was announced? This was all the way back in 2011, around the time another certain RPG title was on the minds of players. It was certainly a surprising reveal, don't you t... read feature

Stick of Truth

Stick of Truth goes gold, Trey and Matt weigh in


It's happening, guys! It's really happening!
Feb 12
You know what's dumb? Stories about games going gold. Oh cool, a game's done and will be available to the public. That happens all the time. Stupid. However, with South Park: The Stick of Truth, it feels a bit more substanti... read
Stick of Truth

Stick of Truth Achievements have you 'join the KKK'


Also, farting on a whole lot of people
Feb 09
The Achievement / Trophies list for South Park: The Stick of Truth have just been uncovered, and it looks like "New Kid on the Block", what seems to be the very first one you'll earn, is for joining the KKK. Well then, ... read
Three new commericials for the South Park game
This ad for South Park: The Stick of Truth just debuted during today's Super Bowl game against the sports team that are sporting for the most sports. It's pretty tame, but does show off some plot points like the return of a ... read feature

Stick of Truth

Anal probes and abortion kept South Park from AU rating


Censored version eventually rated R18+
Dec 22
Over at IGN, three reports have been obtained detailing the difficulties Ubisoft had with securing a ratings classification for South Park: The Stick of Truth by the Australian Classifications Board, before finally ... read
Obsidian Kickstarter

Obsidian is planning another Kickstarter project soon


It could be an episodic open-world game like Skyrim
Dec 17
Obsidian's CEO Feargus Urquhart recently spoke with Rock, Paper, Shotgun on the studios plans for another Kickstarter project. The company is already working on Pillars of Eternity, but they don't want that to be the only cla... read
Project Eternity

Project Eternity has a name and a gameplay trailer


Pillars of Eternity
Dec 11
Project Eternity, Obsidian's old-school PC role-playing game that was Kickstarted last year, is now called Pillars of Eternity. Along with getting an actual name, Obsidian released the first gameplay trailer, and opened up ... read

Fallout: New Vegas creative designer joins Killzone team


Welcome to Amsterdam
Nov 29
Fallout: New Vegas' lead creative designer, John Gonzalez, has joined the team behind the Killzone franchise over in Amsterdam. Back in March of 2011, Gonzalez left Obsidian Entertainment and joined Warner Bros. Gam... read
South Park

South Park: The Stick of Truth is out this December


Grand Wizard edition detailed
Sep 25
December 10, 2013. That's when South Park: The Stick of Truth releases for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. Might as well be an eternity away. Ubisoft has put out a new trailer and talked about a special edition of the game.... read
New Vegas fan film

Fallout: New Vegas fan film is bloody, scantily clad


Lanius-ly done
Aug 30
I've yet to go through Fallout: New Vegas after being less than enthused by Fallout 3 -- though people keep telling me New Vegas is better, particularly if you didn't like Fallout 3 all that much. Accordingly. watching this ... read

Everquest Next, Arkham Multiplayer & Xbox GPU Upgrade


The Destructoid Show sleeps through its alarm sometimes
Aug 02
Hey everybody! I'm wearing a really stupid shirt, it must be Friday! Suddenly, there are two new Everquest Next games on the horizon, and they look really cool. Quakecon is happening right now, and there's some Bethesda news... read
An end to the trilogy may yet see the light of day
Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords was a stellar Star Wars RPG that shone despite its bugs and rushed production schedule. It left me wanting to a sequel and, speaking to Eurogamer, Obsidian's Chris Avellone also ... read feature

South Park

South Park: The Stick of Truth inspired by EarthBound


How Nintendo's classic helped shape the upcoming RPG
Jul 19
When asked what games inspired the upcoming South Park: The Stick of Truth during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creative minds behind the iconic series, jokingly answered "Crash Ban... read

Nagasaki fart confirmed for South Park: Stick of Truth


Deadly new move announced!
Jun 10
In what feels like the first real piece of news on South Park: The Stick of Truth in a while, those wacky folks at South Park Digital Studios have decided to share something special at this E3: the deadly Nagaskai ... read
Your fart attack is called the 'Dragon Shout'
Me: "You can just hold [the button] and he farts forever?" Nathan Davis of Obsidian: "Yeah, he'll fart forever." Videogame journalism. read feature

Cyberpunk 2077, CoD: Ghosts & GTA V


The Destructoid Show gets all hot and bothered
May 03
Today on The Destructoid Show, we talk about all kinds of SEO-friendly click-bait topics!Call Of Duty: Ghosts has been announced, and it's next-gen, and apparently, Sledgehammer games isn't working on it. Anthony Burch ... read
Stick of Truth

Ubisoft says it hasn't forgotten about South Park


The Stick of Truth is still slated for 2013
May 03
Throughout its relatively short existence, the upcoming South Park game has seemed to get the short end of the stick. From developer layoffs to a bankrupt publisher, South Park: The Stick of Truth can't seem to... read
Obsidian

Job listing hints at 'unique' next-gen game from Obsidian


Fallout: New Vegas devs planning for the new consoles
May 02
Eagle eyed OXM have spotted a job listing on the Obsidian website for a level designer to work on a "unique next generation game." Obsidian staff have mentioned how they would love to work on a Fallout: New Vegas 2 but "uniqu... read
Project Eternity

Take a look at Obsidian's Project Eternity in motion


It's the little details that matter
Apr 10
I hope you like waterfalls. After sharing an image of Project Eternity, Obsidian Entertainment is back with the first footage of the title in motion. It's not gameplay -- there's no combat featured -- but we are shown some c... read
Also, drinking with Brian Fargo
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... read feature

Torture yourself with Obsidian's Aliens: Crucible footage


Video of the game SEGA canned so we could have Colonial Marines
Feb 18
If ever a video was more perfectly timed to scorch a fanbase's soul, it's this one. In the fallout of the Aliens: Colonial Marines debacle, demo footage of Obsidian's cancelled Aliens role-playing game, Aliens: Crucible, has... read
Office Chat

Hope for Fallout, doubt for Batman and sadness for Aliens


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Feb 14
In another casual conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jordan Devore, Daniel Starkey and and I discuss the possible futures of Batman and Fallout. Plus, we marvel at how spectacularly wrong Aliens: Colonial Marines went. read

Obsidian developer plays a really long RPG for $4 million


Game Designer Chris Avellone makes good on Kickstarter stretch goal
Feb 13
What initially seemed like a joke just became real: Obsidian's Chris Avellone (Planescape: Torment, Fallout: New Vegas) is playing through the entirety of lengthy RPG Arcanum and posting videos of it on YouTube, as promised b... read

Aliens disappoints, Demos kill sales, and Toys are fun


The Destructoid Show wants out of this chickensh*t outfit
Feb 12
Hello there, boys and girls! It's your creepy uncle Max with another installment of the critically-acclaimed [citation needed] Destructoid Show! Today we talk about Aliens: Colonial Marines, which seems to be the bummer of t... read
Fallout: New Vegas

Obsidian would love to work on Fallout: New Vegas 2


CEO shares thoughts on what the game could be like
Feb 12
Speaking to Rock, Paper, Shotgun at D.I.C.E., Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart told the outlet that the studio would be on board for more Fallout. "Oh, we'd love to do Fallout: New Vegas 2. It would be awesome," he explained. "I... read
South Park

South Park RPG developers share favorite TV episodes


Obsidian explain what tickles its funny bone
Feb 06
Obsidian struck me as an odd choice for South Park: The Stick of Truth, an unprecedented epic RPG and comedy. With only a hint of comedy in games like Alpha Protocol and Fallout: New Vegas, I wondered if Obsidian would even ... read

South Park Studios fighting THQ for IP rights


Legal stuff
Jan 22
South Park Studios has filed an objection in court to prevent the sale of South Park: The Stick of Truth in THQ's bankruptcy asset sale taking place later today unless certain conditions are met. South Park Studios wants the ... read






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