Obsidian Entertainment News


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.


"Yeah, I'll probably do the same. I did that with Shadowrun Returns as well."

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Armored Warfare gameplay trailer explores new environments

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Obsidian Entertainment has released a new gameplay trailer for Armored Warfare, showing some of the game's environments and the way they crumble ever-so-quickly from a blast of a big honkin' tank.


Why Obsidian is going from RPGs to tanks with Armored Warfare

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 25, 2014 4:00pm PDT

It seems a bit strange that Obsidian Entertainment would go from large-scale RPGs to a free-to-play tank MMO, but chief executive Feargus Urquhart explains why the move to Armored Warfare isn't that unusual.


"Bwargh, I can but utterly disagree, but seeing how extreme you are about it, I'll leave it at that."

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Obsidian Entertainment helping localize Russian MMORPG Skyforge

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 20, 2014 9:30am PDT

Obsidian Entertainment will be assisting Russian developer Allods Team with their upcoming sci-fi fantasy MMORPG Skyforge by helping mold it for western audiences.


"so there'll be less invading other people's territory and declaring "DIS EES MINE KOMRADE!""

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Obsidian Entertainment's Armored Warfare is a free-to-play multiplayer tank game

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 20, 2014 6:05am PDT

Obsidian Entertainment is taking a slight departure from their RPG wheelhouse and announcing a free-to-play multiplayer tank game called Armored Warfare.


"sure sure, leave me for Titanfall and then come back just to slap me. I see how it is"

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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.


""Fergus Urquheart" I'm afraid you spelled both of his names wrong. It's Feargus Urquhart."

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South Park: The Stick of Truth review: Oh, hamburgers!

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2014 12:01am PST

South Park: The Stick of Truth suffers from overly simplistic RPG mechanics, some iffy design choices, and some major bugs. In spite of all of that, the story nails everything that make Trey Parker and Matt Stone's television series such a joy, making this an ideal choice fo...


"Seems like they actually had time to properly develop it. Obsidian seems to suck a making ..."

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Watch 13 minutes of South Park: The Stick of Truth

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 14, 2014 9:15am PST

Some might be suspicious--nervous, even--that South Park: The Stick of Truth's launch is only three weeks away yet we've barely seen anything of the game in action. If you exist, rhetorical person, know that Ubisoft has answered your prayers. A new trailer shows 13 minutes o...


South Park: The Stick of Truth pre-order bonuses announced

By Steve Watts, Feb 03, 2014 10:30am PST

Pre-order bonus details have popped up at various retailers for South Park: The Stick of Truth, along with the reveal of newly-produced TV spots, giving the surest sign yet that it's really coming this time.


"I guess they have enough material and Shaft songs to splice all VO work together."

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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!


"i wonder about the run animation actually. does it strike anyone as odd to have the characters ..."

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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.


South Park: The Stick of Truth delayed to March 4

By Steve Watts, Oct 31, 2013 11:20am PDT

South Park: The Stick of Truth has been pushed to March 4, Ubisoft announced today. On the bright side, a new trailer shows actual gameplay footage of the combat system.


"Ahhh! I thought there was something slightly amiss... yes, battle music was it. Nothing so grand ..."

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South Park: The Stick of Truth coming December 10

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 25, 2013 9:15am PDT

The long wait for the South Park RPG will finally be over come December 10th, when the game hits PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.


"Also how fast they do it makes it much more relevant than compared to the Simpsons which make ..."

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Obsidian's KOTOR 3 would have featured showdown with ancient Sith

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2013 9:00am PDT

Obsidian's Chris Avellone details the now defunct pre-production plans for Knights of the Old Republic 3, and how it was dropping foreshadowing hints in KOTOR 2.


"exactly. KOTOR 1 when we were rooting through korriban and the old tombs, everyone was like O_O ..."

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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...


"We didn't officially release these screenshots. They were exclusive to a magazine to be seen in ..."

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