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...
It’s the early 21st century. The world is gripped in fear under constant terrorist attacks, the rising threat of WMDs, and merciless nefarious entities. Due to the chaotic political landscape, the security of all nations has been entrusted to two private military agencies carrying out dangerous missions. The IMSA (Independent Military Security Alliance) strives for unlimited money and power, conducting risky experiments in order to create an army of super-mercenaries. Meanwhile, the mercenaries of the ICF (International Coalition Forces) must struggle to keep these nefarious plans in check. On their missions, players will face the most insane opponents imaginable: zombies, monsters, robots, mutants, and mummies, as well as even crazier enemies like dinosaurs with rocket launchers!