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...
Long ago, your ancestors were banished across the galaxy. Forced into exile by an evil race who conquered the universe, you race has never seen its place of origin. Lost in the mists of time, few even remember what brought them into exile. Now, however, a discovery has been made: the exact location of your Homeworld is now known. You head up a colonization fleet to travel across the vast reaches of space to finally go home. But don't think the journey will be easy.
When Homeworld first debuted, the gaming press took notice. Tons of fanatical gamers have been waiting for quite awhile for its release. Well, it's finally here. Bringing real-time strategy to the third dimension, Homeworld has a shot at being a classic. This demo includes the first 2 missions, giving you a chance to learn the controls of this amazing strategy game. Let's hope you have better luck that the Battlestar Galactica. Have fun!