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Pillars of Eternity II is definitely happening, reaches its goal in less than a day

Yesterday, we told you about Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, a new CRPG from Obsidian that would only happen if people were willing to fund it before development. Well, people were certainly willing to fund it before development. Like the...   read

 
 
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Obsidian's making Pillars of Eternity II, again turning to crowdfunding

Pillars of Eternity is one of the best video game crowdfunding success stories there is. It raised nearly $4 million during its Kickstarter campaign, and then developer Obsidian took that money and made a quality product. Pillars of E...   read

 
 
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Review: Tyranny

I really can't get enough of RPGs in the vein of Baldur's Gate or Planescape: Torment. Those type of games, which I guess we call "cRPG" now, helped shape what I enjoy in the gaming medium. I enjoyed Pillars of Eternity, though it didn...   read

 
 
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Save 24% on Tyranny, the new CRPG from Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment and an RPG fan? Then you probably know of this puppy, Tyranny, that's going live in just one day. For the rest of us, take note as the latest title from Obsidian comes with all the right keyword tags on Steam: CRPG, i...   read

 
 
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Fallout: New Vegas, the superior Fallout game, gets a quick loot mod

Fallout 4 may not have been as impressive as past entries as far as the narrative goes, but it brought about a number of great quality-of-life changes. Of course, those can easily be modded into past games, which is just what Xilandro ...   read

 
 
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Tyranny is Obsidian's new RPG in the Pillars-style

Now that it has been thoroughly expanded, Pillars of Eternity can be left to sit and digest while folks work on that Triple Crown achievement. In the meantime, though, Obsidian has a new game in the Pillars of Eternity style called Tyranny...   read

 
 
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Obsidian's Pathfinder Adventures out on March 29

Whenever I describe Pathfinder Adventure Card Game to somebody (usually when I am trying to get them to play it), I start with a caveat. "On its surface, all you really do is flip a card and roll some dice. But for some reason I like it." I...   read

 
 
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Obsidian lead designer is up for working on another Fallout game

Fallout 4 is a pretty good open world game that a lot of people are still enjoying weeks after launch, but I couldn't help but feel like it was a downgrade from New Vegas in many ways. Most of you agreed. That's because Bethesda d...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity: The White March - Part 2 coming Feb 16

The concluding part of the White March expansion for Pillars of Eternity, the unfussily-named The White March - Part 2, has a formal release date: February 16. While I'd prefer Don Pilar for an eternity, the expansion, "not only adds new c...   read

 
 
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Giveaway: Armored Warfare

Our friends at Obsidian Entertainment have given us 30 special codes for their tactical MMO: Armored Warfare! The codes are for the special Black Friday Wolfli Merc packs that include: LAV 150 90 (Tier 3 Premium tank) AMX 10P 90 (Tier 4 P...   read

 
 


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What is your favorite Bethesda era Fallout game?

Barring the amazing original PC series, I want to know what people think of the newer takes on the Fallout franchise. I've seen so many conversations regarding Bethesda's reign, and although there's lots of love for Fallout 4, a lot of peop...   read

 
 
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New Vegas almost beat Fallout 4 to player romance

As we learned in "No fucking the robot," Fallout 4 will have romance options for the human percentage of its 12 companion characters. Obsidian almost beat Bethesda to the punch in 2010. Fallout: New Vegas lead designer Josh Sawyer told PCGa...   read

 
 
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Knights of the Old Republic II is now even better on Steam

Aspyr has a real pleasant surprise for Star Wars fans today. The company released an update for Knights of the Old Republic II on Steam that helps ensure the Obsidian Entertainment-developed RPG will live on for another decade, and there's ...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity: The White March is set to be one epic expansion

As one of Obsidian Entertainment's most ambitious titles, Pillars of Eternity earned a lot of respect from fans of the genre. The developers found great success in returning to their roots, and they've got more in store for their epic fanta...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity is getting an expansion called 'The White March'

Obsidian took the stage at E3's first PC Gaming Show to announce a brand new expansion for Pillars of Eternity -- The White March. It will feature a higher level cap, new abilities, new companions. It's being billed as "Part 1," ...   read

 
 
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Chris Avellone has left Obsidian Entertainment

If you're at all into PC-style role-playing games of the Baldur's Gate variety, this may be big news to you: Chris Avellone has, according to brief Twitter and Facebook announcements, parted ways with Obsidian Entertainment, a studio h...   read

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

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 was the best - ...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity, beaten in less than 40 minutes

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. Skill, some seque...   read

 
 
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Review: Pillars of Eternity

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 to be fondly rem...   read

 
 
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Old school cRPG-inspired Pillars of Eternity out now

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. It's a lengthy ...   read

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

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 off the MSRP if y...   read

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

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 pl...   read

 
 
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Will Bethesda hurry up and announce Fallout 4?

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 announcement &ldq...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity set to release on March 26

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-purchases through Obsid...   read

 
 
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Pillars of Eternity delayed for polish and feedback

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 incorporating play...   read

 
 



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