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...
While this game isn't bad, it still isn't able to live up to the series past. The arwing part of the game is pretty much the same as Star Fox64 and the landmaster does tend to crash.... every 5 flippin' seconds!! The gunplay in this game isn't the worst, but it feels like you have to stand right in front of the enemy to be able to shoot them. The multiplayer is fun, but it is no Super Smash Bros. The music feels like they took it out of Star Fox 64 and put annoying drum beats in it. The game is only about 4hrs. long and does offer an arcade game that your grandparents played called Xevious which is fun for... ohhhh 5min. at best. In other words this game had potential, but instead they put in a lame story and an annoying British accent.