Pillars of Eternity Summary
Obsidian Entertainment is one of the biggest, longest-lasting independent studios in the games industry. The produced big sequels in the forms of Knights of the Old Republic II, Neverwinter Nights 2, and Fallout: New Vegas, along with original tiles like Alpha Protocol and licensed RPGs like South Park: The Stick of Truth. The crowdfunded success of Pillars of Eternity have presented a new future for the company, and in a recent interview CEO Feargus Urquhart reflected on the company’s 13-year history.
GDC is this week! While that mostly means a bunch of industry professionals attending talks about engineering, marketing, and game design, there are some companies which take advantage of the occasion to make product announcements and hype their wares. Companies like Paradox Interactive!
Obsidian Entertainment has announced the 3.0 update coming to Pillars of Eternity, which will be launched alongside major expansion The White March Part 2. Both the patch and the expansion are expected to be released on the 16th February.
The Writer's Guild has announced its nominees for the Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing Award for the year of 2015, which included one title that was a major Kickstarter crowdfunding release.
Pillars of Eternity was one of the most successful videogame Kickstarters in both crowdfunding and critically, and now Obsidian has released a new documentary called "The Road to Eternity" about the making of the roleplaying game.