Pillars of Eternity

PC, MAC, LINUX / RPG / Release: 2014 / ESRB: U

Pillars of Eternity preview: to Infinity and beyond

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 20, 2014 8:00am PDT

Pillars of Eternity is looking to live up to the vaunted legacy created by classic Infinity Engine games. If the opening stages are any indication, it's well on its way.


Paradox Interactive picks up Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 18, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Paradox Interactive has picked up the publishing rights to Obsidian Entertainment's Pillars of Eternity. The publisher will focus on marketing and sales, while Obsidian remains free to focus on completing the game before the end of 2014.


Obsidian's Project Eternity becomes Pillars of Eternity

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2013 5:30pm PST

Obsidian's Project Eternity has undergone a name change and will now be known as Pillars of Eternity. Celebrate the new name change with a fresh teaser!


Project Eternity's difficulty 'about more than numbers'

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 07, 2013 6:00am PST

It's easy to adjust an RPG's difficulty by scaling damage and adding more enemies, but Project Eternity wants to go in a different direction, using a new encounter system to completely change certain aspects of battle.


Leaked Project Eternity screens show off environments

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Obsidian Entertainment has been releasing a decent amount of concept art and development news for Project Eternity, its crowdfunded ode to isometric RPGs. But we have seen precious few screens from the game itself. But now 10 have appeared showing off the studio's work in pr...


Project Eternity video shows off dynamic pre-rendered backgrounds

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 10, 2013 6:00am PDT

Obsidian has returned to the site of Project Eternity's first screenshot for a proper in-motion look at the crowdfunded retro RPG's pre-rendered backgrounds. These aren't your younger self's pre-rendered backgrounds, oh no, as they're jazzed up with shiny tech like dynamic l...


inXile and Obsidian sharing RPG tools and tech

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Obsidian and inXile are awfully chummy, with a shared history going back to Interplay and Black Isle Studios and close enough that they want to lend members like a cup of sugar. Both Californian studios are making crowdfunded Unity-based old-school RPGs too, and so are putti...


Project Eternity campaign pulls in more than $4.1 million

By John Keefer, Oct 17, 2012 8:15am PDT

The Project Eternity Kickstarter came to a close yesterday, collecting more than $3.98 million, making it the crowd-funding site's most successful videogame project. Add to that the more than $140,000 in PayPal contributions, and Obsidian Entertainment blew past all its stre...


Project Eternity first screenshot is pretty

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT

Obsidian Entertainment has shared the gorgeous first environment screenshot of its crowd-funded retro RPG Project Eternity, showing a WIP version of the old-school art style it is aiming for. If you dug the look of vintage RPGs like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, you'll be ...


Obsidian CEO: publishers wanted to do Kickstarters with us

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2012 9:00am PDT

Part of the lure of Kickstarter for developers is that they're free from the demands of publishers, able to make whatever they want, however they want, for as long as they want, and own everything they do. Publishers, unsurprisingly, may want in on this crowd-funding lark. O...


Project Eternity characters and parties explained

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2012 6:50am PDT

For those who'd like to know more about Obsidian's old-school RPG, codenamed 'Project Eternity,' before Kickstarting it, the Fallout: New Vegas developer has shared new details on making your own character, forming a party, and more. It's also for, you know, those who alread...


Project Eternity aiming for M-rated fantasy story, but 'no fart jokes'

By John Keefer, Sep 17, 2012 6:45am PDT

Obsidian Entertainment's recently announced Project Eternity has gotten RPG fans buzzing about the new game, so much so that the company blew through the $1.1 million barrier it was seeking a mere 30 hours after its Kickstarter campaign launched. We talk briefly with Obsidia...


Obsidian announces Project Eternity as new Kickstarter

By John Keefer, Sep 14, 2012 10:30am PDT

After four days of teases and speculation, Obsidian Entertainment has unveiled Project Eternity as its newest RPG in development. It is looking for $1.1 million for a game that pays homage to the old Infinity Engine games we loved from the Black Isle days.