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  • Blog Post: Paradox Interactive Inks Publishing Deal For Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity

    Obsidian's Kickstarter-funded RPG will be published for PC by Paradox Interactive. The project began as "Project Eternity", and is Obsidian's tribute to classic 1990s PC RPGs like Planescape: Torment and Icewind Dale. The Kickstarter drive was wildly successful , raising $3.9 million... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian's Project Eternity Makes Its Kickstarter Funding Goal

    Obsidian, the development studio behind games like Fallout: New Vegas and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, posted a Kickstarter yesterday hoping to fund its game, Project Eternity, to the tune of $1,100,000. Today, a full month before the campaign's expiration, the game has been funded... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Takes To Kickstarter For Next Project

    The independent developer is asking for $1.1 million in funding to make the isometric PC RPG of their dreams. The now-revealed secret project is a love letter to the late-1990s golden age of PC RPGs. "Project Eternity will take the central hero, memorable companions and the epic exploration of Baldur’s... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Teases Next Project

    Update 2 : The website again updated with the number 2 and a new phrase: I recognize your pain. Your kind must learn it comes from straining against the turning world. It spins thus. You cannot stop it. One day, you will wake up. You will stop pulling. The pain will be gone. Unti then, all your waking... More
  • Blog Post: New South Park: The Stick Of Truth Screenshots

    THQ released four new screenshots of South Park: The Stick of Truth, the upcoming RPG from Obsidian Entertainment. Here, we get a look at some of the game's new environments and battlegrounds. Check out the gallery below and read out latest preview from E3. South Park: The Stick of Truth is out March... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Obsidian's South Park RPG Has A New Name

    If the game's page on Xbox.com is to be believed, the game is now called South Park: The Stick of Truth. We haven't gotten an official announcement from Obsidian Entertainment, or the game's publisher THQ about a name change, but Microsoft's product page has a cover image with the new... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian To Collaborate On Wasteland 2 If New Goal Is Reached

    Update : The goal of $2.1 million has been reached. Obsidian's Chris Avellone will be brought onto the project. "Thanks to everyone who supported the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter - we hit the 2.1 million mark, can't wait to get started!," Avellone said over Twitter . -------------------... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Missed New Vegas Bonus Payment By A Single Metacritic Point

    Obsidian is reportedly in trouble due to the cancellation of an upcoming project and the layoff of some of its employees, and it's tempting to think what could have been if Fallout: New Vegas had scored just a tad better. The game's lead designer at developer Obsidian, Chris Avellone, has tweeted... More
  • Blog Post: Reports: Layoffs Hit Obsidian

    Reports surfaced this morning saying developer Obsidian suffered layoffs upwards of 30 people this week. In addition to staff reductions, the studio also canceled an unannounced next-gen title. Joystiq and Game Banshee both reported layoffs between 20-30 employees. The only two projects to be affected... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Adapting A Leading Animation Franchise To Video Games

    The studio behind Fallout: New Vegas, Neverwinter Nights 2, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II has a new venture on the hot stove. In digging through the corporate profile of Digital Development Management, a game-centric talent agency, Joystiq stumbled on some interesting information regarding... More
  • Blog Post: New Trailer For Fallout: New Vegas' Honest Hearts DLC

    Is Honest Hearts' Burned Man a looney or the "right hand of God"? Take a look in this trailer for the forthcoming DLC. While traveling through Utah's Zion National Park, your caravan is ambushed and you are thrust into a conflict between two warring sides, including the mysterious Burned... More
  • Blog Post: Dungeon Siege III Delayed Until June 21

    Square Enix and Obsidian Entertainment have delayed Dungeon Siege III’s release, with the game now slated to hit retail on June 21 across North America. Dungeon Siege was previously slated for a May 31 debut. “Square Enix is committed to delivering the ultimate Dungeon Siege experience,”... More
  • Blog Post: New Dungeon Siege III Trailer, Screens

    The latest trailer for Square's upcoming action/RPG mashes gameplay together with the opening cinematic -- and the inevitable not-quite -Carmina-Burana operatic chorus -- to hype you up for some co-op questing. Judging by the trailer, Dungeon Siege III will be equal parts jubblies, fireballs, gravelly... More
  • Blog Post: The First Trailer For Fallout: New Vegas' Dead Money DLC

    Bethesda has released the first trailer for the Xbox 360-exclusive Fallout: New Vegas DLC entitled Dead Money. We shouldn't have to threaten to blow your head off to get you to watch. As a captured wastelander, the only way to survive is to do what your master says, otherwise he'll activate the... More
  • Blog Post: Fallout: New Vegas DLC Dead Money Announced

    Bethesda has announced the first Fallout: New Vegas DLC, and the Xbox 360-exclusive content is entitled Dead Money. Gamers can get the DLC developed by Obsidian Entertainment on December 21st for 800 Microsoft Points. The episode starts out with you getting stiffed on a deal gone wrong, and you and three... More
  • Blog Post: Video: The Celebrities Behind New Vegas' Extensive Cast

    The sixth and final Fallout New Vegas video dev diary shows off several celebrity actors who recorded much of the upcoming RPG's voice work. Luminaries such as Wayne Newton and the immortal Kris Kristofferson talk about what makes New Vegas special in this slickly produced short. In addition to Newton... More
  • Blog Post: Fallout: New Vegas DLC Announced

    As sure as the sun will rise tomorrow, Bethesda and Fallout: New Vegas will put out DLC for the game sometime this holiday season for the Xbox 360. The PS3 version wasn't mentioned in the press release, so it looks like 360 users will get the content first. The game comes out this week, and Bethesda... More
  • Blog Post: Fallout: New Vegas Is Done!

    But you still can't play it. Psych! However, there was cake. Also, the PC system requirements were revealed. We have no idea how these bits of news relate to each other either, but that's apparently how Bethesda rolls. The publisher announced all this in a scattershot blog post earlier today... More
  • Blog Post: Fallout: New Vegas Achievements Revealed?

    On October 19, Fallout: New Vegas will hit North American retail shelves. Bethesda seems confident that developer Obsidian Entertainment will hit this date, and this list of achievements appearing on Xbox 360 Achievements indicates that the game is nearing completion. Obviously, we can't rule out... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Wants To Make A New Chrono Trigger

    And Square Enix should let them...unless the game design is similar to Alpha Protocol's. If that's the case, the Chrono series doesn't need to be revisited. All jokes (and bad games) aside, Obsidian is a talented studio, and it would be interesting to see how a Western developer would handle... More
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