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.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
In the dramatic single-player campaign, players can pilot over 20 helicopters and airplanes, each authentic down to the last detail. Before missions begin, players can choose which weapons to mount on their squadron aircraft and freely switch between them during battle, allowing players to execute different strategies to defeat their opponents. Additionally, gamers can take optional assignments to delve deeper into the story of the game, as well as prove their mettle in rescue and battle assignments. With three action-packed multiplayer modes - Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Capture the Flag - avid pilots can compete against their friends and show them who the real fighter ace is!