Pillars of Eternity Archives

Metal Gear Solid HD and Pillars of Eternity Join PlayStation Now
Standouts from the February lineup include Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, Pillars of Eternity, Mortal Kombat X, and Battlefield Hardline Most of this month's games are from the PS4 era, with only Battlefield Hardline coming in from the PS3. However, the hidden gem of this month's games is Metro Last Light Redux, which will give players a leg up on Metro Exodus before[...]
Chris Avellone Escalates Feud with Obsidian Over Xbox Deal
The software company recently purchased a number of studios, including Hellblade developer Ninja Theory. According to USGamer, Avellone tweeted at Xbox head Phil Spencer about firing the management of Obsidian and looking at the sales figures for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. When asked by USGamer for a response to Avellone's comments, an Obsidian rep took the high road and gave the[...]
While Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is no slouch on the difficulty scale, there are always players who want punishing levels of difficulty from their RPGS And thanks to a new player mod from maxolina, you can now ramp up the difficulty scaling for enemy NPCs by nine levels. In the base game (without mods), enemies only[...]
One of the major elements of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is exploration, and because you'll be exploring the Deadfire Archipelago this time around, you need a ship We've known ships were coming to Deadfire for a while now, but the latest backer update for the game shows us exactly how ships will work Specifically,[...]
Pillars of Eternity 2 will be coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch later this year, according to Game Informer. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has been in development since 2016, and after a successful crowdfunding campaign with fig.co, Obsidian Entertainment finally gave the game a release date last month, and the PC and Mac versions of the[...]
Obsidian Entertainment and Versus Evil have announced a release date for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and it'll be here soon The game will launch in April and pre-orders are now live on Obsidian.net, Steam, and GOG, and THQ Nordic will be handling the global distribution of the game's physical edition The physical Obsidian Edition of the[...]
Development on Pillars of Eternity II is chugging along quite nicely after the game's successful Fig campaign earlier this year This week rolled out backer update #38 which goes into some of the sights, features, and lore of Deadfire's largest city. Bobby Null, Lead Designer on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, will be our guide for a[...]
Obsidian Entertainment is showing off following pre-alpha footage of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire at E3. For those of you who missed it, or are sitting at home, you'll definitely want to take a look. I got a chance to sit down with some of the creative team at the show, to see how the game's been doing[...]
Today the campaign for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has reached 279% of their original crowdfunding goal by hitting $3M Along with this stretch, they've also hit 26K backers, which is the most of any game in the past 12 months Deadfire has now joined the ranks of Psychonauts 2 and Wasteland 3 in achieving a crowdfunding goal of[...]
Fig Finishing Fund Commits To Helping Indie Devs Access Steam Direct
They have quite a few projects being funded at the moment, including Wasteland 3, Psychonauts 2, and Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. After the closing of Steam Greenlight and announcement of its replacement, Steam Direct, Fig the gaming crowdfunding site has announced their Fig Finishing Fund initiative The Finishing Fund will commit up to $500,000 USD to help[...]
Inside Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire With Game Director Josh Sawyer
Credit: Obsidian Entertainment I got a chance to talk with Josh Sawyer, Game Director and Narrative Lead for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, about some of the changes we can expect to see out of the sequel and a little bit about a future stretch goal for the project's Fig campaign you may remember me posting about[...]
Josh Sawyer Teases Replacement For Stronghold In Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7isNPTMY_MVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire 30 Second Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7isNPTMY_M) Josh Sawyer, Game Director and Narrative Lead for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, teased a future stretch goal for the project's Fig campaign you may remember me posting about last week. "I don't want to spoil too much about our upcoming stretch goals[...]
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Hits Crowdfunding Goal On Day One
Within a day of launching their Fig campaign, Obsidian Entertainment announced today that they have reached their $1.1M funding goal for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire It took exactly 22 hours and 57 minutes to fully fund the project after the launch with 9,741 fans backing the game and 28 days remaining on the campaign[...]
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Wants Your Money
Obsidian Entertainment launched its Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire crowdfunding campaign on Fig today You can go ahead and check it out if you like, give them your lunch money like a playground shakedown or just to figure out what exactly is Fig That last one I can help you with, as some of you[...]
Anima: Gate Of Memories And The Problem With Kickstarter
By Sage Ashford Since Kickstarter began, both veteran and newbie developers alike have been making proposals in an attempt to get gamers to fund their dream project.  Some are incredible success stories, others…not so much.   Likewise, fan reception has had an equally polarizing range.  There are those who have been elated to learn their favorite developer[...]