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...
This game has one of the best story lines I've ever seen, and it's that which gives it a good mark.
It's a fun game to play, with a strange lack of violence, dispite the guy being stabbed every six seconds... But the best part is that it has many different sotrylines, it's spooky in certain places and the voice acting is convincing. It looks stunning for the time and as an added bonus, you can skip some of the annoying cut scenes after you view them, so happy days.
The only bad thing, is that it can be too repetitive, but hey, nothings perfect.