Obsidian Entertainment News


Pillars of Eternity 2's Josh Sawyer on crowdfunding, isometric RPGs, and storytelling

By David Craddock, Feb 08, 2017 9:00am PST

Sawyer discusses his passion for isometric RPGs and how the sequel's small team size carries on Obsidian's culture from the halcyon days of Icewind Dale.


"No wonder he jokes about it being sandwiches - the reality is so much worse! "

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Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire tops $2 million collected with 22 days left

By John Keefer, Feb 03, 2017 9:14am PST

The next stretch goal is at $2.2 million for watercolor NPC portraits and UI customization. 


"i really need to finish the first one :*( im excited fro a sequel, but ive never really been ..."

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Pillars of Eternity II's crowdfunding campaign is raising more than $100,000 per hour

By David Craddock, Jan 26, 2017 2:30pm PST

The campaign kicked off at 10:00am Pacific, and is on track to meet its goal in record time.


"I purchase Tryanny and I didnt get far. Something about playing an asshole I guess turns me off. ..."

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Announced by Obsidian

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 26, 2017 10:00am PST

Obsidian Entertainment begins crowdfunding for Pillar of Eternity II on Fig.


"Blahhh well now that makes sense, I had no idea I have not read up on all of it. Wasteland 3 is ..."

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Tyranny - Character Creation Guide and Tips

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 10, 2016 5:00am PST

Learn more about the character creation process in Tyranny.


New Tyranny developer video shows off several of its impressive gameplay elements

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2016 7:36am PDT

Companions. Spells. Combat. Reputation. It's all here in Tyranny's latest developer diary.


Four Things We Learned About Obsidian's Tyranny

By Cassidee Moser, Oct 17, 2016 6:00am PDT

We played a demo of the grimdark fantasy RPG Tyranny recently and learned some new details about it. 


"Normal is the way to go for the first playthrough. I finished the game at 77 hours, fucking ..."

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Quake in fear as Tyranny takes over the world in mid November

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2016 9:50am PDT

Paradox Interactive and Obsidian Entertainment have revealed the release date of their upcoming RPG, Tyranny.


"Seriously. I'll forgive him though given that its an obsidian game, those guys are dope and make ..."

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Tyranny developer video focuses on stylizing art in an evil world

By John Keefer, Sep 22, 2016 8:05am PDT

Just what goes into creating the look and feel of a world where most goodness has been beaten.


Tyranny takes you behind the scenes in new developer diary video series

By John Keefer, Aug 17, 2016 9:25am PDT

In the clash between good and evil, Evil has won. Find out how that world was created.


E3 2016: Tyranny Preview: Working For Evil

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 22, 2016 10:00am PDT

Obsidian's new isometric RPG is shaping up to be very promising.


"Yup, it plays exactly like Pillars of Eternity. Def one to watch for, easily one of my most ..."

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E3 2016: Tyranny gets a new gameplay trailer

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2016 12:40pm PDT

Sometimes, Evil wins.


Leonard Boyarsky joins Obsidian with former Troika pal Tim Cain

By John Keefer, Apr 13, 2016 9:00am PDT

Two thirds of the Troika are back together again. Will Jason Anderson be next?


"He's on my steam friends list but it's been a while since I've talked to him a lot. According ..."

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Tyranny is the next game from Obsidian Entertainment

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2016 6:06pm PDT

With the Kickstarter-funded Pillars of Eternity now in the rear-view mirror, it's time for Obsidian to move on to its next big role-playing experience.


"But wasn't PoE quite successful? Plus all that Witcher love, that has tons of text if you want ..."

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Armored Warfare rolls up to a 'Coastal Threat'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 08, 2016 10:53am PST

The latest update for Armored Warfare introduces the game's first coastal battleground, which will see teams fire at each other along a sandy beach town.