Editor’s Note: Pillars of Eternity: Deadfire was also chosen by GiN readers as the RPG of the year. Read our full review of the game and some of the DLC content. Independent games publisher Versus Evil and developer Obsidian Entertainment today announced that Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has been nominated for Best Adventure game and Best Writing categories in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s Highest Honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the … Continue reading Pillars of Eternity: Deadfire Nominated for Webby Award
The fate of the world all comes down to The Banner Saga 3, the conclusion to one of the most unique and visually stunning role-playing games to come out in a long time. Developer Stoic has created a masterpiece, and Banner Saga 3 provides us with a perfect storybook ending.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is easily in the running for RPG Game of the Year. And now the deadly seas expand to include the Beast of Winter DLC, set on a mysterious expanding iceberg where death literally awaits high-level players.
Independent developer Obsidian Entertainment, in partnership with indie powerhouse publisher Versus Evil today announced the launch of its new DLC expansion pack for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. ‘Beast of Winter’ is available now for $9.99 but is free to all DLC Season Pass backers and fans who own the Obsidian Edition of the game. The DLC is one of three major paid DLCs planned to add more content to the game over the coming months. Upon receiving a missive from an isle of worshipers to the god of entropy and disaster, Beast of Winter takes the Watcher and his … Continue reading Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Beast of Winter DLC Released
Man the cannons and hoist the mainsail, as one of the best RPGs of yesteryear comes sailing back with a nautical and pirate-themed sequel. Pillars of Eternity: Deadfire is more fun than a barrel of grog, and should become an instant classic.
Video games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with Obsidian Entertainment today unveiled a digital scavenger hunt for all Pillars of Eternity fans that lets them unlock special in-game items for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire when it releases on May 8th, 2018. The Explorer’s Society Scavenger Hunt encourages gamers to search for secret codes ‘hidden’ in a variety of online and printed promotional assets for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. To take part, they simply have to sign up at the official website www.deadfirescavenger.com by using their existing Obsidian.net account, or by creating a new one. After connecting their Steam … Continue reading Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Hosting Scavenger Hunt for In-Game Rewards
Indie publisher Versus Evil, in partnership with indie developer Stoic, today released the latest character vignette trailer from its current series aimed at highlighting the influential characters which will appear in the release of the final installment of the award winning Viking role playing game, The Banner Saga. Today, we look at the fate of Bolverk, one of the last remaining Varl giants and mercenary leader of the Ravens. He had a major role to play in Banner Saga 2. What will drive him now as the darkness threatens to take over the world? Find out this summer when the … Continue reading Banner Saga 3 Begins Teasing New Characters
Independent games publisher Versus Evil today announced its partnership with Obsidian Entertainment to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. The sequel to the critically acclaimed, award-winning RPG Pillars of Eternity, will launch on Windows PC, Mac and Linux in early 2018. “Pillars of Eternity and Obsidian are practically synonymous with quality RPGs and we couldn’t be happier to work with their team and their community in supporting Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire”, said Steve Escalante, General Manager of Versus Evil. “The sequel builds on the massive critical success of the first game and will be one of the premier RPGs … Continue reading Versus Evil Teams with Obsidian For Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
After picking up numerous awards, including a GiN Game of the Year for strategy titles, the stylish, story-packed Viking saga moves to consoles, where it’s sure to find an appreciative audience. We take a look at the new console port.
Versus Evil today announced that Antihero, the strategic digital board game by indie developer Tim Conkling, will launch on July 12th, 2017 for PC. Mobile devices are expected to release some time thereafter. Customers who pre-order the game on STEAM can get 20% off the suggested retail price, PLUS the first DLC pack, “The Book Club” character pack, for FREE. This pack contains four Master Thief skins based on well-known literary characters: Miss Alice, Ebeneezer Scrooge, Sherlock Holmes, and Tiny Tim for free. In Antihero gamers play the part of the feared and revered master thief in a Victorian gas-lit … Continue reading Antihero Digital Board Game Scheduled for July Release