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 plot continues from the cliff-hanger of the original. After the imprisoned colony members are victorious, collapsing the magical barrier, the former Prison. Colony is struck by a terrible earthquake, claiming the lives of many. The majority of survivors seize this opportunity to escape with only a handful of people remaining in the derelict prison.
In this massive, third-person RPG, you find yourself buried in the dark caverns of the underground temple. Forced to survive on dripping water and small animals, you are rescued 6 months later by Xardas, the demon charmer, ready to embark on a gripping adventure..
As the game progresses towards its stunning finale, the cutting-edge graphics, superb characters and twisting plot will amaze, entertain and enthrall in equal measure.