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Obsidian RPG Pillars of Eternity will launch on March 26, the developer announced on its Kickstarter page. The game entered a backers-only beta phase in August, available in early access form to those that pledged at least $110 to its development. Pillars of Eternity is currently available for pre-...

January 15th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It won't arrive until early 2015, but those still interested in Obsidian's crowdfunded roleplaying epic Pillars of Eternity can now pre-order the game from a number of online retailers. A visit to the game's website reveals two versions of Pillars of Eternity currently on offer: the $45 Hero Editi...

November 11th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Pillars of Eternity has been delayed, but not into eternity – it's now due out in early 2015, rather than late 2014. Obsidian Entertainment announced the delay on publisher Paradox Interactive's forums. "Since the very beginning of this project we promised our fans and ourselves that we woul...

October 2nd 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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"Streamlined" is a buzzword you hear often when talking to developers about games. "Simplified" is almost as common. The unspoken implication behind these descriptors is that complexity and time-consuming mechanics are a thing of the past. If that's true, Pillars of Eternity is a time machine. Dev...

August 31st 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Before computer-generated worlds came to life, we were running through dungeons in our heads, with rules on paper to govern our actions. Pillars of Eternity remembers those days and the games they inspired, and not just because it has an isometric perspective, or soul-storms, or tactical combat a...

July 28th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Obsidian Entertainment has announced that a beta version of Pillars of Eternity will launch exclusively for Kickstarter backers next month, marking the first playable release for the team's long-in-development crowdfunded RPG. Noting that Pillars of Eternity has entered the "finalization stage," p...

July 11th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Pitched as a return to the days of games like Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and Planescape: Torment – isometric RPGs developed on BioWare's Infinity Engine – Pillars of Eternity from Obsidian is decidedly old-school. Where other games may tout streamlined gameplay and accessibility, Pilla...

June 19th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Just because we can't play old school-inspired, Kickstarter success Pillars of Eternity right now doesn't mean we can't experience it. Developer Obsidian has released a score from the game's soundtrack to give anxious adventurers a taste of what to expect when the game releases later this year. T...

April 16th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Obsidian Entertainment announced a partnership with Paradox Interactive to launch Pillars of Eternity. Paradox will handle the marketing and distribution of the PC game, which is slated to launch by this winter. Formerly known as Project Eternity, the game earned $3.9 million on Kickstarter in Oc...

March 18th 2014 at 8:43pm 0 Comments
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Pillars of Eternity can now be expected by winter 2014, Obsidian revealed in a forum update. The developer announced its delay last week following its initial projected launch of spring 2014. It was delayed due to the increasing scope of the game following its generous funding. The game formerly k...

February 12th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Despite earlier claims that Obsidian's Kickstarter-funded roleplaying epic, Pillars of Eternity, would be released in the Spring of this year, the developer is now backing away from that timeframe, saying the game's current scope simply won't allow for it. "When we started with a million-dollar bu...

February 7th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Developer Obsidian has released new images and information for their upcoming RPG, Pillars of Eternity, and old-school roleplaying fans are in for a treat. Like the pen-and-paper tabletop RPGs that inspire it, Pillars of Eternity features character sheets brimming with stats and information. In the...

January 18th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments