Obsidian Entertainment News


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.


Pillars of Eternity version 3.0 introduces several updates in mid Feb.

By Daniel Perez, Feb 04, 2016 8:24am PST

A more streamlined combat UI, a Story Time game mode, and more are expected in the upcoming update.


"I wish they wouldn't couple gameplay-changing patches with the expansion. I hate the changes to ..."

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Pillars of Eternity will continue 'The White March' in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 05, 2016 10:15am PST

Originally projected for a late January release, it looks like Pillars of Eternity will need just a little more time, as a February release date has been made official.


"The white march? Yeah its much closer to IWD, but the basegame is much closer to BG3. I guess it ..."

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2015 Game of the Year #6: Pillars of Eternity (Tie)

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2015 2:00pm PST

This week Shacknews is counting down its top ten 2015 Games of the Year, as tabulated by both staff votes and input from our own Chatty community. At a tie with Splatoon for #6 is Obsidian's Kickstarter hit, Pillars of Eternity.


"Glad PoE is up there. Cool game. That genre didn't get any attention in years."

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Pillars of Eternity documentary tells the story of Obsidian's return from the brink today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2015 10:48am PST

It's difficult to convey how close Obsidian Entertainment was to going under, but today's Road to Eternity documentary tells the story of how Pillars of Eternity and Kickstarter rescued the developer and its team from certain doom.


"Got this as part of the backer benefits. It's a decent documentary. It's nice to see some of ..."

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