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...
Twiddle your thumbs and score more points than your friends as you volley a ball, hit power-ups, and avoid losing lives. Score points when the ball hits the paddles and blocks. Control both the left and right paddles to keep the ball from hitting side walls or you lose lives. Sound easy? Hardly! The challenge is reaching new levels while the ball speeds up, blocks become more menacing, and Boss Challenges appear.