Pentiment is a medieval narrative adventure coming from Obsidian

Like something out of a really dark storybook

Obsidian is best known for RPGs like Pillars of Eternity or Outer Worlds, but this time they’re taking on a new genre: narrative adventures. Today they announced their new project Pentiment, which takes place in medieval times and features a gorgeous 2D art style. We didn’t get a huge insight into what the story is about just yet, but it looks to be the usual kinds of things one would encounter back in the day, including being burned at the stake.

Pentiment looks dark and compelling, and I have to admit it’s refreshing to see a studio with such an impressive track record as Obsidian take on a project like this. As a huge fan of narrative games, this will definitely be one I’ll be watching with a close eye. Pentiment will be releasing on Xbox consoles, PC, Cloud, and Xbox Game Pass in November 2022.

Noelle Warner