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  • Blog Post: Diablo III Lead World Designer Leonard Boyarsky Joins Obsidian

    Leonard Boyarsky, who was most recently the lead world designer on Diablo III, has joined RPG-centric studio Obsidian. Boyarsky’s credits also includes one of gaming’s best: Fallout. Boyarsky served as a lead artist on Interplay’s first entry in the franchise. He worked closely with... More
  • Blog Post: New RPG Unveiled By Obsidian and Paradox

    Back in 2014 Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive announced they were partnering up to launch Pillars of Eternity. Today at its GDC presentation Paradox revealed that both companies are creating a new fantasy CRPG called Tyranny for PC. During the presentation CEO of Paradox Interactive Fredrik... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian’s Pathfinder Adventures Brings The Tabletop To Tablets In March

    Obsidian and Pathfinder publisher Paizo have announced the release date for their first partnership. Obsidian is converting the popular Pathfinder Adventure Card Game from tabletop to iOS and Android tablets, and you won’t need to wait terribly long to play it. Pathfinder Adventures is played with... More
  • Blog Post: More Pillars of Eternity Coming This February

    The second expansion for Obsidian's acclaimed CRPG now has a release date. Here's what players can expect. The second Pillars of Eternity expansion is entitled The White March Part 2, and as you might expect, it finishes off the narrative arc that began in the first expansion . This time around... More
  • Blog Post: Pillars Of Eternity Patch Fixes Ability-Removing Bug

    Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity is getting a patch to fix the game's passive ability-wiping bug, among other things. Patch 1.03 addresses problems like the game falsely increasing attributes on characters when equipping certain items, and passive abilities being removed when double-clicking (instead... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Delays Pillars Of Eternity Into 2015

    Bad news RPG fans, Obsidian and publisher Paradox have announced that Pillars of Eternity has been delayed. The title will now arrive sometime in early 2015. Pillars of Eternity was successfully funded on Kickstarter with nearly $4 million raised against a goal of $1.1 million. The game was originally... More
  • Blog Post: Skyforge Trailer Becomes Immortal

    Skyforge is Allods Team's upcoming MMORPG that merges sci-fi with fantasy. Obsidian is handling the game's localization, and Skyforge's new trailer gives you a glimpse into the project. Players ascend the ranks from a "mere" immortal to god status, complete with mortal followers... More
  • Blog Post: South Park Creator Comments On Stick Of Truth Censorship

    Show creator Matt Stone explains why Obsidian’s new RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth was censored across a number of global territories. South Park: The Stick of Truth is easily one of the funniest games in the last several years. It's also one of the most offensive, which has lead a number... More
  • Blog Post: You Won’t See This South Park Censorship Screen In North American Versions

    That’s right, Americans and Canadians, this is content that won’t be in your version of South Park. The humorous screen below takes the place of material censored from the European version of the title. We recently reported on the censorship of the console versions of South Park: The Stick... More
  • Blog Post: Report: South Park Gets Censored In Europe, Middle East, And Africa

    Next week marks the release of the long anticipated South Park: The Stick of Truth . Obsidian’s RPG has faced a change in publishers and extensive delays, but Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s vision is about to be realized. Mostly. In a number of territories, explicit scenes will be hidden with... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian's Pillars Of Eternity Coming Winter 2014

    Originally Kickstarted under the Project Eternity moniker, Pillars of Eternity is a tribute to classic PC RPGs like Icewind Dale from the 1990s. Developer Obsidian has updated backers of the project letting them know they will have it by the end of the year. "...we wanted to officially update everyone... More
  • Blog Post: South Park Won't Require Uplay On PC

    You won't have to use Ubisoft's digital game management software Uplay to play South Park: The Stick of Truth. Obsidian's official Twitter account dropped the new in answering a fan who had asked if they would have to use the Uplay client to play the game if they preordered it on Steam. Obsidian... More
  • Blog Post: Latest South Park Episode Tackles Console War

    South Park has referenced video games numerous times, and the episodes have often been hilarious (I'm thinking especially of the "Chinpoko Mon" and "Make Love, Not Warcraft" episodes). Now, the show is poking fun at the console war between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In yesterday's... More
  • Blog Post: South Park: The Stick Of Truth Delayed Into 2014

    Ubisoft has just announced a delay of South Park: The Stick of Truth. The reasons behind the bump from its planned December release are about improving the quality of the game. Ubisoft North America president Laurent Detoc hoped that acquiring the game from THQ meant a quick turn around to release. “Within... More
  • Blog Post: The Case Of The Questionable South Park Images

    You know that with a headline like that, there's a bigger story underneath (mostly because there are very few South Park images that aren't offensive in some way). Today, we posted screenshots for South Park: The Stick of Truth to accompany our preview . Two of them caused a bit of turmoil. One... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Arkane Studios To Restart Work On Prey 2

    The development saga of Prey 2 has been a comedy of errors on the scale of Duke Nukem Forever and Final Fantasy Versus XIII. The title was officially announced in March 2011, but since then, none of the news coming out of developer Human Head Studios has been particularly pleasant. The original Prey... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian's Latest Project Eternity Video Shows Off Engine Tech

    As part of Obsidian's Kickstarter updates for the highly successful Project Eternity campaign , the company is showing off its sophisticated engine technology to the world. In the video below you'll notice impressive dynamic water and lighting effects “running on a totally normal, run-of... More
  • Blog Post: Xenomorphs Show Off Their Moves In Animation Video

    Aliens: Colonial Marines has been generally labeled a failure by critics . One of the game’s shortcomings is the way the popular alien Xenomorphs are animated . In short: they look terribly laughable as they meander around. Too bad Obsidian's Aliens-themed role-playing game was canceled, because... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Wants To Make Another Star Wars RPG

    Obsidian, the developer behind Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, have a pitch for a new Star Wars RPG that it is very excited about. News of Obsidian's new hope for Star Wars comes from an interview with rockpapershotgun.com . The team had a pitch ready for LucasArts before the the company... More
  • Blog Post: Obsidian Worked On Baldur’s Gate 3 Back In 2008

    If you're a fan of the classic Baldur's Gate RPG series then you'll probably be disappointed to know that developer Obsidian Entertainment (Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth) cancelled work on the next entry of the series before it had even really started. According to a... More
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