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...
The new game kicks off with eight race courses ranging from bright green meadows and cold arctic landscapes to scorching sand dunes, with plans for a new track to be added every two weeks. As players fly through the tracks, they must make clever use of six magic crystal power-ups to boost their speed, burn their rivals or drop tornados to slow others down; ultimately outsmarting the other racers to beat them to the finish line.