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...
Shoot & Plunder is a SHMUP (Shoot ‘em up) game where the player takes the role of a fierce pirate and sets sail against a never-ending tide of enemies. The game is fast and frantic, and features beautifully rendered art with an immersive soundtrack. The controls are simple, using one side of the screen to move and one side of the screen to fire. Gameplay is endless and based on collecting as high a score as possible. There is also treasure that can be collected during the game, which the player may then use to unlock new ships. Different ships respond to player input differently, moving faster along particular axes.