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 has begun. The Earth is infected. There is no time. You gotta save the Word and it is not going to be a stealth mission. Fight your way through endless hordes of the undead, shoot 'em, burn 'em, blast 'em, beat 'em. Kill 'em in dozen different ways. And, oh, yes, die hundreds of times in the process. Three different game modes. Unlockable weapons, surprise boxes and hours of edge-of-your-seat frantic action.