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Ubisoft sold 1.6m copies of South Park: Stick of Truth


It took over a year to count everything
May 14
Ubisoft has sold 1.6 million copies of South Park: The Stick of Truth. The confirmation comes via Ubisoft's recent earnings report. Though the developer had previously revealed that sales of 2014's best RPG (yeah, I think it ... read
Speedrun

Pillars of Eternity, beaten in less than 40 minutes


Speedrun
Apr 15
Conrad lost a lot of his life to Pillars of Eternity when he reviewed it. Clearly the poor sap was playing it wrong because Jiseed beat the damn thing in less time than it takes to watch the newest watercooler TV episode. Sk... read
It's all about soul
Pillars of Eternity is a sort of game which appeared unlikely to exist again in any meaningful way. Isometric, party-based role-playing games certainly seemed like the sort of thing people made, "back in the day," something t... read feature

Don Pilar

Old school cRPG-inspired Pillars of Eternity out now


Don Pilar's Of Eternity
Mar 26
Obsidian Entertainment's crowdfunded, Baldur's Gate-style role-playing game Pillars of Eternity is out today. Reviews are coming in hot, mad positive, though you'll have to wait (with bells on) a whole hour longer for ours. ... read
Deals

Cut 25% off Pillars of Eternity prior to Thursday's launch


Obsidian fans take note
Mar 25
On Thursday, March 26, Obsidian Entertainment's new RPG Pillars of Eternity releases on PC for $44.99. Pre-ordering before launch will not only get you a few in-game digital bonuses, but you can save about $11.25 of... read
South Park

PSA: South Park: The Stick of Truth dropped to $5 on PS3


The greatest RPG of a generation
Mar 17
If you don't own South Park: The Stick of Truth or never played it, then what the fuck is wrong with you? Well, if you own a PlayStation 3, then it's time to correct yourself. Now that the game is only $5, there's really no excuse not to play it. You can check out some other price drops here (I know ya'll want that Smurfs 2). PlayStation Store Update [PlayStation.Blog] read
The wait is worse than the radioactive cannibals
GDC is here, and as is the case with any big trade show or splashy industry event, I'll be on tenterhooks waiting to hear the one piece of news I care about -- When is Fallout 4 going to happen? For years I've expected the an... read feature

Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity set to release on March 26


New game content livestreaming today on Twitch
Jan 15
Obsidian Entertainment's massively successful crowdfunded role-playing game Pillars of Eternity has been given a worldwide release date of March 26. Weighing in at around $4.5 million raised in backer pledges and pre-purchase... read
Obsidian

Pillars of Eternity delayed for polish and feedback


Another game now slated for 2015
Oct 02
Obsidian Entertainment's next big role-playing game, Pillars of Eternity, won't make it in time for a late 2014 release as previously planned. It's now set for an early 2015 launch, with the extended schedule going toward inc... read
Pillars of Eternity Beta

Pillars of Eternity 'Backer Beta' available now for Windows


Well-heeled Kickstarter backers get an early glimpse of Obsidian Entertainment's RPG
Aug 20
If you ponied up the money necessary for the Pillars of Eternity Collector's Edition, then Obsidian Entertainment has great news for you! Available now, through Steam, these select few can download the "Backer Beta" for the W... read
Please stop

Armored Warfare is a videogame about armored warfare


Moratorium on the words 'armor' and 'war' in game titles
May 29
Advanced Armored Warface Frame Fighter is the new tank game from Obsidian, which I guess means it plays a lot like Resident Evil 1-3, except that it's free-to-play and has a less good name. Armored Warfare is so vague yet st... read
South Park

South Park: The Stick of Truth gets its first DLC pack


It's just costumes, don't get excited
Apr 02
South Park: The Stick of Truth turned out to be absolutely worth the wait multiple times over, and now you can grab some costume DLC for it. First up is the Super Samurai Spaceman pack for $1.99, which offers up the thre... read
Armored Warfare

Obsidian's Armored Warfare takes a spin at the tank genre


A free-to-play MMO with modern tanks
Mar 25
Obsidian is probably the last company you'd expect to make anything like Armored Warfare, a free-to-play MMO tank shooter. It's certainly different than anything the company has brought us in the past, that's for sure. I got ... read
Skyforge preview

Skyforge has the potential to be the next big MMO


You get to become a god and fight other gods
Mar 25
There's something about Skyforge that's kind of unbelievable. It's an MMO that's doing away with the multi-server issues by having millions playing together on one server, visuals are highly detailed putting in on-par with cu... read

Obsidian helping develop an MMORPG where you play as gods


A sci-fi fantasy MMORPG
Mar 20
My.com is a newly launched subsidiary of Mail.Ru Group that's working on a number of game projects, such the just announced MMO Armored Warfare, and MMO racer World of Speed. Another new project on their plate is Skyforge, a... read

Armored Warfare is a new modern military tank shooter from Obsidian


New MMO tank shooter pushing into Wargaming's turf
Mar 19
Armored Warfare is an upcoming modern military tank shooter for the PC that's being developed by Obsidian, the studio that brought us South Park: The Stick of Truth, Fallout: New Vegas, and much more. The debut trailer ... read
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






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