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...
You're a rough and tumble ant looking for the fight of its life. You get out on the battlefield with your trusty shotgun. Just as you suspected, you find other grizzled ants out there as well, hungry for action. Baby, you got a stew going! A rocket explodes on the ground behind you as you lunge into the air, leaving nothing but a smoldering crater where once stood one of your adversaries, who has been sent to the great ant hill in the sky. You dash forward and find yourself face-to-face with a fireant wielding a flamethrower. You try to pull the trigger, but much to your dismay, you find that your arms and head are detached from your torso, your body parts launching in all directions. Tough luck!