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...
Players take the role of three characters for different missions, using a sniper character, Sergeant Tyler Wells, for long range missions and stealth assignments and a Delta Force operator, Private Anderson, as well as a Mexican rebel, El Trejon, for missions involving direct firefights. The main plot centers around a highly trained special ops unit that is sent into the fictional country of Isla Trueno, whose democratic government is to retrieve the stolen intel and be overthrown by a hostile force. It is the team's task to train and help the rebels in the region fight back by attacking the enemy forces in various sniping and close assault missions