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
Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced the release of an exciting new game mode for Banner Saga 2 owners – ‘Survival Mode’. Throwing down the ultimate challenge in turn based, combat battle tactics, Survival Mode pushes players to the limit as they try to survive 40 back to back combat levels. “Survival Mode is something we’ve been working on behind the scenes for a while now,” commented John Watson, Technical Director at Stoic. “This is an entirely new experience within Banner Saga 2. Our goal was to … Continue reading E3 2016: Banner Saga 2 Adds Survival Mode For Additional Challenges
Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that Banner Saga 2 will launch on Tuesday 26th July, 2016 on PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and to the Xbox One via the ID@Xbox self-publishing program. Banner Saga 2 recently released on PC and Mac where it received excellent reviews across the board. Banner Saga 2 is the exciting sequel to the award winning, BAFTA nominated, indie hit The Banner Saga, an epic Viking role-playing strategy game where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey. “We are happy that … Continue reading Banner Saga 2 Marching Toward A Console Release
The Banner Saga 2 picks up where the first game ended. Happily, for those who haven’t played the first game, you can jump right in with the sequel, thanks to a handy animated synopsis of the first saga. However, you’ll get more out of the story if you play from the first one, as , much like BioWare games, such as Mass Effect, your choices from the first game impact on how things go in the next. The Banner Saga 2 does let you choose your starting character, regardless of your previous ending, which I really liked. First, Stoic has listened … Continue reading Beautiful Storybook Battles With Banner Saga 2
Just 10 more days until Banner Saga 2 arrives and Chella is excited to see what it delivers. Until then, she’s highlighting the things that she loves about the original game, Banner Saga.