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.
Yesterday, while cleaning up my media center, I found my copy of Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus, which I bought sometime before Christmas last year. I had been pretty excited about this game pre-release, what with it being the first "traditional", albeit shorter than usual,...
The action takes place across a diverse variety of exotic exoplanetary settings ranging from desolate desert landscapes to lush jungle oases in Nova Defence. Players have a choice of three different types of upgradable Mortars and infantry Bunkers to use to defend from encroaching aliens, but they’ll need to mix in brainpower with their brawn if they hope to succeed. All together players can mix and match from between thirty unique power abilities, and dozens of upgrades which together give them the power not only to set up custom defence grids on every level, but enhance them in real time during battle exactly as they’d like to as well.