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Wasteland 2 walkthrough reveals early gameplay

Wasteland 2 walkthrough reveals early gameplay

Ten months after its smash-hit Kickstarter ended, inXile Entertainment has shown off the first proper footage of the crowdfunded Wasteland 2. The trailer packs a whopping 15 minutes of post-apocalyptic RPG fun, narrated by dev director Chris Keenan, looking a fine follow-up to the 1998 classic.

Watch: Swanky radio transmissions too »

"Wasn't that Merle (Michael Rooker) from Walking Dead, in the 2nd Radio message (complaining ..."
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New Torment game to use kickstarted RPG world of Numenera

New Torment game to use kickstarted RPG world of Numenera

The spiritual successor to PlaneScape: Torment being developed by inXile Entertainment is going to rely on many of the themes and exotic settings that made the original so popular, according to inXile chief Brian Fargo. Since the PlaneScape world is unavailable, the RPG world of Numenera, which ran a successful Kickstarter in September, will be used.

Read more: Numenera author helping with the story »

"Well the Planescape setting is practically dead, so... that's not surprising at all."
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PlaneScape: Torment spiritual successor in the works

PlaneScape: Torment spiritual successor in the works

A PlaneScape: Torment successor appears to be in pre-production at InXile Entertainment, minus the PlaneScape name. Black Isle alum Colin McComb is taking the helm of the project with the blessing of original lead designer Chris Avellone.

Read more: Brian Fargo trademarked Torment name »

"I am ok with that, if the story options and gameplay (sans battle) are alike in the depth and ..."
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Wasteland 2 video plays with camera angles

Wasteland 2 video plays with camera angles

A short demonstration of Wasteland 2 was shown at Unite 2012, and inXile's Brian Fargo offered it to show what the in-game camera can do. Unfortunately, it shows pretty much the same scene revealed in the game's first screenshot.

Watch: Screenshot comes to life »

"The community constantly complains about not seeing enough of the development process of a game, ..."
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Wasteland 2 first screenshot teases roboscorpion

Wasteland 2 first screenshot teases roboscorpion

Three months after the Kickstarter campaign for Wasteland 2 ended with $3.04 million, developer inXile has released the very first screenshot. It's still very much work-in-progress, but gives an idea of the wacky and wonderful scenarios we can expect from the post-apocalyptic RPG: a group of badass desperadoes facing down a roboscorpion.

Read more: See it up close »

"I hope and pray they release to GOG.com. This game and the series would be a perfect fit. Plus ..."
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Wasteland 2 includes original Wasteland

Wasteland 2 includes original Wasteland

Enough people were excited about the prospect of a sequel to 1987's post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland for the Kickstarter campaign to hit its $900,000 goal in only two days, but how many pledgers actually played the original? Ah. I haven't. Have you? Well, no matter, soon we'll all be able to play, as developer inXile has announced Wasteland 2 will come with the first Wasteland.

Read more: Thanks to EA »

"That ought to kill the game mighty quick. I wouldn't put it past EA"
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Wasteland 2 Kickstarter ends with $3.04 million

Wasteland 2 Kickstarter ends with $3.04 million

When inXile's crowd-funding drive for a Wasteland 2 hit its goal within two days, it was clear it'd be something big. As the pledging period ended this morning, inXile confirmed that it has scooped $3,040,574 to make a sequel to the classic post-apocalyptic RPG.

Read more: $3 million means mod tools too »

"I wish I could see it that way - but Arcanum is so unforgivably buggy that I don't know how I ..."
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Wasteland 2 gets first concept art

Wasteland 2 gets first concept art

Wasteland 2 has made its first two Kickstarter goals and is marching toward its next one at $2.5 million. To keep up the excitement, inXile Entertainment's chief Brian Fargo is keeping close contact with fans via the game's blog.

Read more: Fans should get the word out »

"Yeah I think it's just Chris and some tools Obsidian uses for making games so all of the people ..."
- Mecha Tofu Pirate    See all 7 comments


More funding, more content for Wasteland 2

More funding, more content for Wasteland 2

With the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter nearing its $2.1 million goal to include Obsidian Entertainment, inXile's Brian Fargo outlined what would happen if the company hits two more funding goals with 11 days still remaining.

Read more: $2.5 million and beyond »

"They'll probably spend those resources to make the tools actually user friendly."
- Rice-Rocketeer    See all 3 comments


Obsidian may team with inXile on Wasteland 2

Obsidian may team with inXile on Wasteland 2

InXile Entertainment and company chief Brian Fargo have blown past the goal it set on Kickstarter to get Wasteland 2 developed. Now, Fargo has added to that goal with the idea of getting another veteran RPG development studio into the mix.

Obsidian, Avellone would aid development »

"That's how I feel about them. They are the best at actual Role Playing elements and characters."
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Wasteland 2 lead talks hurdles and fan feedback

Wasteland 2 lead talks hurdles and fan feedback

Making a sequel to a fairly obscure game that's nearly 25 years old isn't an easy task. In the case of Wasteland 2, it's the spiritual predecessor of an entirely different property, the Fallout series. InXile Entertainment Is now working on the game at long last, and company CEO Brian Fargo has talked about some of the struggles as he tried to get the project through the traditional publisher model.

Read more: Publishers vs fan feedback »

"I don't know, maybe I'm wrong. Hopefully that is how everybody sees it, but I'm sure there are ..."
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Wasteland 2 not for the console crowd

Wasteland 2 not for the console crowd

Now that the Wasteland 2 project is rapidly approaching the $1.5 million mark in Kickstarter funds (still with 25 days remaining), InXile's Brian Fargo updated the fans and supporters on what's next.

Fargo has maintained that that $1.5 million mark would allow additional development of the game for both Mac and Linux. He added that no matter how much they receive though, there is no plan to bring Wasteland 2 to any console or handheld platform.

Read more: 'Kick It Forward' to help other developers »

"And it will be torrented in the millions just like all hit PC games are. I used to love PC ..."
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Wasteland 2 hits funding goal in two days

Wasteland 2 hits funding goal in two days

It took only two days for inXile's Kickstarter fan-fund Wasteland 2 to hit its $900,000 goal, and the pledges keep on coming. With 33 days left to go, inXile has so far raised $958,458, so we're on course for the sequel to Interplay's widely-adored vintage post-apocalyptic RPG to be very shiny indeed.

Read more: Brian Fargo thrilled »

"100K? I'd love to work there... Hell, most all developers I know would love to work there."
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Wasteland 2 launches Kickstarter funding

Wasteland 2 launches Kickstarter funding

Update: 1:28 p.m. with Fargo comment.

Kickstarter may be bringing giving a jolt of life to another classic PC genre ignored by modern publishers, the turn-based tactical RPG. 24 years after Wasteland's release, some of the gang behind the classic post-apocalyptic RPG and the series it inspired, Fallout, have reunited at inXile Entertainment to make a sequel. To fund Wasteland 2 for PC, they're turning to the fans, launching a crowd-funding campaign seeking $900,000.

Read more: Publishers had no interest in Wasteland 2 »

"Amagad this is awesome, I never played wasteland (for shame!), but I've spent lifetimes in ..."
- xlarti    See all 25 comments


Origin signs up 11 more publishers

Origin signs up 11 more publishers

Origin is now getting serious about being seen as a bona fide digital distribution platform, rather than a vanity project, as Electronic Arts today announced it has signed up another eleven publishers. Over "the coming months," Origin will add PC games from CD Projekt RED, 1C Company, Paradox Interactive and more, starting today with MMORPG Rift from Trion Worlds.

Read more: The eleven newcomers »

"And it took them this long to decide that? Yea, i'll stick with steam. The only EA game i'm ..."
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