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...
I just ran across this game so I decided to check it out and it's a great game! Most sexy T&A games are complete crap but this was surprisingly good. It's and obvious rip off of Syphon Filter though because this came out shortly after it. The controls are almost exactly the same and it even kind of looks the same. It's Syphon Filter for dumb blondes! The story line is really great and you really do feel like you're playing the comic but that lack of checkpoints makes this game so hard. The game is hard enough as it is with the somewhat finnicky camera and auto lock on. The voice overs are good and the production values are very high. It just really makes you mad when you die at the last objective and you have to start all over again...it's a real bummer. If you can stomach the difficulty then pick this up!