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...
Taking its inspiration from 1950s TV sci-fi serials, the game sets the player in a world where the Nazis won World War II. Using rocket pack technology sent from the future, the player must travel the world and rid it of the escalating threat, combining strategic planning, infiltration by spies and lots of action scenes. Through dogfights, shootouts, fist fights, a nefarious plot involving a kidnapped scientist’s daughter and dialogue with various characters, the player must pursue the goal of building a rocket ship to reach the moon in order to rid the world of the Nazis once and for all