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[Updated] The Outer Worlds Could Launch Exclusively On Epic Games Store

Update It was officially announced during the Epic Games keynote today that The Outer Worlds will be a one year Epic Game Store and Windows Store exclusive on PC. You can…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – The Forgotten Sanctum Review – Cronenbergian Crawl

It’s much more difficult to end on a high note than to make a great first impression. The base experience of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire was an innovative and…

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Obsidian Plans for The Outer Worlds Physical Release

Obsidian Entertainment and publisher Private Division announced that The Outer Worlds physical release will be a reality for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC for the upcoming sci-fi first-person RPG. The…

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Microsoft Studios Rebranded as Xbox Game Studios

Microsoft has announced that they will be re-branding their in house development group from Microsoft Studios to Xbox Game Studios in a press release yesterday. The Xbox Game Studios group…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Seeker, Slayer, Survivor Review – Are You Not Entertained?

Both my reviews of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and its first DLC Beast of Winter were quite positive. Seeker, Slayer, Survivor is the second DLC, released along with the…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Turn-Based Mode Releases January 24

Obsidian Entertainment released Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire back in May 2018 to a great critical reception. The commercial reception, however, was reportedly poorer. There are many factors that could explain…

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Turn-Based Hands-On Preview

Pillars of Eternity was supposed to play just like Baldur’s Gate. BioWare’s first CRPG popularized pausable real-time combat back in the 90s, successfully implementing the Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition…

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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…