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...
The undead have sprouted from their graves and you must help a lone mad scientist stop the shambling zombies using a host of defenses, such as hammer-swinging towers and sparking Tesla Coils. The game also introduces a wealth of new interactive power-ups that prevent this tower defender from falling into the watch-and-wait trap, such as a weather machine that zaps zombies with lightning.