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...
You play Dash Rendar, a space trader/smuggler a-la Han Solo. In the Battle for Hoth, you fly a snow-speeder with Luke's Squadron. Blow up probes, walkers and AT-AT's over the frozen planetary surface. Loop your tow cable around their legs for extra bonuses.
This little number is the complete first level of the popular Nintendo 64 game, now ported to the PC. It also happens to be the best level in the game.