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...
Alone in space, light years away from your family, armed with only your Fistcannon™, Platform Drill and the meanest cup of coffee in the sector; you are Cargo Corps latest recruit. Your job is simple: travel through the vast reaches of wormhole-filled space salvaging priceless cargo from alien infested containers. No big deal. The work is hard, honest, and hairy: punch deadly mutants in the face, travel between your ship and containers using advanced Cargo Corp-approved technologies, like Jumping™ and Holding Your Breath™. Jockey for promotions with thousands of other Cargo Commanders in the galaxy and collect over 80 different cargo types ranging from pimp shoes to rare alien minerals, all the while earning your way back home.