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The Outer Worlds Will Have No Romance Options

Yesterday, The Outer Worlds was announced to great fanfare. An RPG from Obsidian Entertainment with an actual budget? A spiritual successor to Fallout: New Vegas with companions, dialogue trees, actual…

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Obsidian Entertainment’s New Game to be Revealed at The Game Awards

Earlier this week we found out that Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards will feature more than 10 new game announcements. Now, we know that a game by Obsidian Entertainment will…

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Obsidian Entertainment Acquired By Microsoft

Last month rumors were stirring that Obsidian Entertainment would be acquired by Microsoft. Announced at XO18 today, it turns out that Obsidian is joining the Xbox family. Obsidian Entertainment was…

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Fallout: New Vegas Mod Fallout: New California Beta Now Available

Fallout: New California, a mod for Fallout: New Vegas that has been in the works for 7 years, is now available for download according to a news post on its ModDB…

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[Updated] [Rumor] Obsidian Microsoft Acquisition Deal Almost Final

According to undisclosed sources reported by Kotaku, the acquisition of Obsidian Entertainment by Microsoft is in the final stages of negotiation, in fact about “90%” as per one of the…

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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.”…