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...
Poachers have captured Barney the kangaroo in the Australian outback, and they have packed him in a crate. Luckily, the crate falls out of the plane soon after takeoff, and Barney lands safely. The game begins with Barney's trek back home. Players control his speed and hopping distance by tilting their iDevice forward and backward, while control of movement left and right is accomplished by tilting the device appropriately. Players can calibrate device "level" at the start of each game.