Torment: Tides of Numenera Latest News

The Bard's Tale IV Kickstarter ends with $1,519,680 pledged

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It's another successful Kickstarter campaign for Brian Fargo and his studio inXile Entertainment. The world will be staggering in and out of taverns as The Bard's Tale IV is setting out for adventure to the tune of $1.5 million.

Right now the team are continuing with pre-production before they plunge into full development. Most of inXile are actually on Torment: Tides of Numenera, and the rest beefing up Wasteland 2.

Chris Avellone to join inXile for The Bard's Tale IV if $1.9 million pledged, Kickstarter with 11 days remaining

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There's just under two weeks left for The Bard's Tale IV to lighten our coin purses some more, having already achieved it's Kickstarter campaign goal of $1.25 million. A new stretch goal for RPG veteran Chris Avellone now dangles.

Should the heroic PC RPG community manage to throw enough into the inXile coffers then Avellone will join Brian Fargo and his team. He's already helped out on Wasteland 2 and Torment: Tides of Numenera.

Chris Avellone leaves Obsidian Entertainment

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Co-founder and creative director Chris Avellone has announced his departure from Obsidian Entertainment. He's yet to state the reason for his exit and what he intends to pursue next. Obsidian was founded back in 2003.

The game designer has worked on such franchises as Icewind Dale, Baldur's Gate, Fallout, FTL, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and most recently Pillars of Eternity. He also worked on 'Van Buren'.

Take a look at the bizarre Ninth World in new Torment: Tides of Numenara trailer

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Sometimes it's easy to forget just how many exciting games there are in development. Take inXile Entertainment's Torment: Tides of Numenara, for example, which had completely dropped off my radar for some reason.

It's back on there now, thanks to a very intriguing new trailer that shows off some of the fantasy RPG's bizarre environments. Like an ashen desert filled with great big pustules that occasionally burst and splatter blood everywhere. Lovely.

Torment: Tides of Numenera won't be affected by work on Bard's Tale 4, says inXile

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inXile Entertainment says that work on its Planescape Torment spiritual successor Torment: Tides of Numenera won't be affected by the recently announced Bard's Tale 4.

That's because the studio is splitting up its staff into teams that will work on both of the upcoming titles, as well as the already released Wasteland 2.

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