PREVIEWSPillars of Eternity Preview
For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
Yesterday, while cleaning up my media center, I found my copy of Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus, which I bought sometime before Christmas last year. I had been pretty excited about this game pre-release, what with it being the first "traditional", albeit shorter than usual,...
In the wake of the Europe-wide nuclear holocaust people have withdrawn to underground bunkers and shelters more than 20 years ago. Meanwhile the deadly danger has faded into a mere bitter memory and the safe retreat has gradually become a kind of prison. The feeling of claustrophobia is taking over and turning into a nightmare. Main character Albert is one of the doctors monitoring the mental stability of the people in hiding. Suffering from several symptoms himself, he has made the arrest syndrome his special field of research. When the people start to see demons, Albert asks himself how this could happen. When trying to solve the mystery he not only has to face the dangers lurking in the dark but also his own personal fears and weaknesses.