Obsidian Set to Announce New Game From Fallout Creator at The Game Awards

Microsoft’s newly acquired developer, Obsidian Entertainment is set to announce a new game at the Game Awards next week. The Game Awards are always a bit of an exciting time of the year. It generally kicks off the GotY season for the industry, and regardless of how you feel about the awards portion of the […]

Microsoft Acquires Pillars of Eternity Dev Obsidian Entertainment

Microsoft has snapped up quite a few studios this year, starting with five acquisitions announced at E3, and the software company just announced its acquisition of Obsidian Entertainment. According to Polygon‘s report, the announcement was made at X018 in Mexico City earlier today. From Polygon: Obsidian Entertainment, the developer behind Fallout: New Vegas, Alpha Protocol, Pillars of Eternity and other role-playing […]


Pillars of Eternity II Mod Ramps Up Difficulty Level

While Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is no slouch on the difficulty scale, there are always players who want punishing levels of difficulty from their RPGS. And thanks to a new player mod from maxolina, you can now ramp up the difficulty scaling for enemy NPCs by nine levels. In the base game (without mods), enemies […]

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The Cast of Critical Role Will Voice Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Critical Role‘s Matt Mercer has done a few voices for the cast of Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity, and he will be returning for sequel Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. This time, however, he’s bringing the rest of Critical Role with him. The confirmation came to us thanks to the Critical Role PAX East panel yesterday. For those of you not […]


Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Explains How Ships Work in New Backer Update

One of the major elements of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is exploration, and because you’ll be exploring the Deadfire Archipelago this time around, you need a ship. We’ve known ships were coming to Deadfire for a while now, but the latest backer update for the game shows us exactly how ships will work. Specifically, […]


Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire Gets Ships To Replace Strongholds

In the final days of their crowdfunding campaign, Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has hit the goal for the floating replacement for the strongholds in the original Pillars. From the announcement post on their Fig.co campaign page, “Yes, we can finally confirm what we’ve been keeping secret this whole time: a new and exciting feature […]

The Comic Book History Of Obsidian

In last nights Legends of Tomorrow we got to see a second person play the role of Todd Rice / Obsidian. Lance Henriksen played the part of an older hero in the 1980’s while the 1940’s version was played by Dan Payne, though we never see him unmasked. Since he’s already showed up, I can’t […]

The JSA Meets The Legends… And It Starts With A Fight

Executive producer Marc Guggenheim takes us behind the scenes of the next episode of Legends of Tomorrow: The Justice Society of America. The episode introduces us to Commander Steel, Star Girl, Obsidian, Doctor Midnight, Vixen… the grandmother of Mari MacCabe. It features the return of Rex Tyler / Hourman and even gives us Martin Stein […]

A Second Obsidian Cast For Legends Of Tomorrow

It was announced recently that Lance Henriksen (Millenium) would be playing Obsidian in the upcoming second season of Legends of Tomorrow, but now TVline has heard that there will be two Obsidians… it is a time travel show after all… and the younger version will be played by Dan Payne (Strange Empire). In the comics, […]

E3: New South Park Game Focused On Super Heroes Coming From Ubisoft

South Park: The Stick of Truth was a monster hit last year, but the production was marred by intense problems. Matt Stone and Trey Parker worked incredibly hard on the game and it took a lot out of them. That’s why I’m shocked that we are getting another from Ubisoft, Obsidian and the South Park […]