“Pillars of Eternity” review

  Obsidian Entertainment’s “Pillars of Eternity,” funded by the donations of those on Kickstarter, has finally arrived. First things first though. “Pillars” is an old school RPG. For those not sure what that means, let me elaborate. This game operates off of some pretty strict rules as well as some that are very similar to […]

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For the most part, the information you get here can be found elsewhere on the internet with a little searching. Often, the news that can be found here is brief, summarized and bundled into short paragraphs that don’t offer a ton of detail. So, why should anyone even bother reading anything here? Why not just […]

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Leaked “Watch Dogs” trailer and release date A story trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming open-world game “Watch Dogs” was found by NeoGaf user ekim, and is now up for public viewing on Ubisoft’s official YouTube page. The trailer reveals the release date of the game to be May 27 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, […]

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Classic gaming revisited by Obsidian The first gameplay trailer for developer Obsidian Entertainment’s “Pillars of Eternity” was released this week. The game, which was funded through a Kickstarter campaign, is a old-school role-playing game that aims to recapture the feeling of tabletop games like “Dungeons and Dragons” as well as classic games like “Baldur’s Gate.” Pledges of […]

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Run your computer with Steam Valve announced it’s own operating system, SteamOS, on Monday. The creators of the “Half-Life,” Portal” and “Left 4 Dead” games posted to the Steam website saying that it will be based around Linux, and will be free. Steam-powered PCs on the horizon Valve also announced Steam Machines, which are gaming […]

Eyes on “South Park: The Stick of Truth” at Comic-Con 2012

So this is happening. For those of you living under a rock or not familiar with the South Park series on Comedy Central (if you’re really interested, you can see all the South Park episodes), but THQ and Obsidian Entertainment have been tasked with making a game around the beloved and controversial series. I probably […]

Obsidian Entertainment’s Chris Avellone talks game design and evelopment

Ever hear of a guy named Chris Avellone? Oh, he just helped write a few little games called “Fallout: New Vegas” and “Alpha Protocol.”Want to hear some industry insight from him and how he got his start in the gaming industry? Well, then take a gander at an old interview we did some time ago.Thanks […]