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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Beast of Winter Review – The Gods Are Assholes

In my review of Deadfire, I wrote about the inevitability of chaos and entropy. Later I was eager to learn more about the first DLC in an interview with Game…

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How To Fight A God – Q&A With Director of Deadfire DLC Beast of Winter

Brandon Adler has been with Obsidian Entertainment since Neverwinter Nights 2, where he started as a Quality Assurance tester. Since then he has also worked in Design and Production. His newest…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire DLC Coming August 2nd

Brand new DLC for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire will be released by Obsidian on August 2nd. Titled Beasts of Winter, the DLC will see the watcher and their crew…

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From Shadow to Fire – 15 Years of Obsidian Entertainment

Black Isle Studios floundered and submerged as great game development studios often do, in quiet helplessness as painstakingly crafted projects were consigned to oblivion—Fallout 3, codename Van Buren; Fallout Online,…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Review – Standing on the Shoulder of a Rogue God

“The Deadfire is a maelstrom of competing interests and clashing powers,” one of your wisest companions will tell you at some point. “Someone needs to bring order to the chaos.”…

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Obsidian Releases Free DLC & Patch for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Obsidian Entertainment’s release of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire on May 8 was smoother than usual compared to the studio’s release history, but it still had several issues common to…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Versus Evil. It is the sequel to the 2015’s Pillars of Eternity, and…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Impressions – Reinventing Itself

Pillars of Eternity was a very good RPG. It was also brazenly molded after Baldur’s Gate and Planescape: Torment in such a way that imitation often seemed more apish than faithful.…

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Interview with Chris Avellone on Obsidian Entertainment

Chris Avellone requires little in the way of introduction. He was the lead designer and writer of Fallout 2 and Planescape: Torment, and a writer or narrative designer on most of…

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[Updated] Chris Avellone Talks About Departure From Obsidian Entertainment

Chris Avellone, veteran designer and writer of defunct Black Isle Studios and former CCO of Obsidian Entertainment, involved in the development of games such as Fallout 2, Planescape: Torment, Star Wars Knights of…