Tag Archives: obsidian
Sat, Feb 09, 2013 | 21:01 GMT
Obsidian’s Feargus Urquhart and Bioware co-founder Ray Muzyka gave a joint talk during DICE 2013 this week, in which they discussed the future of RPGs. In the space of 20 minutes, the industry vets touched upon how to engage players, game monetization, and other tidbits. You can watch the talk, aptly named “A Conversation About The Future of The RPG Genre,” below courtesy of Variety.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 18:35 GMT
South Park Studios has filed a motion to halt THQ’s auction of publishing rights to South Park: The Stick of Truth in development with Obsidian.
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 | 15:39 GMT
Obsidian showed a debut trailer for its RPG, South Park: The Stick of Truth during the 2012 VGAs. It was an awesome video, and you can watch it below. South Park: The Stick of Truth releases on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 in THQ’s “early fiscal 2014″.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 16:04 GMT
Planescape: Torment has been rumoured for the sequel treatment following chatter from Obsidian’s Chris Avellone and one of the writers on the original Chris McComb. As Avellone is too busy with the Project Eternity Kickstarter, he has given McComb his permission to proceed with the game with Wasteland 2 developer InXile’s help. Set geekgasm sensors to ‘violent’.
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 | 21:08 BST
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 | 17:26 BST
Project Eternity is “just the first in a series of installments,” if Obsidian’s Chris Avellone and the rest of the team have their way.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 19:21 BST
Project Eternity’s Kickstarter page has once again been updated with new add-ons and stretch goals.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 20:38 BST
South Park: The Stick of Truth – working with pre-existing franchises can be rewarding, says Obsidian
South Park: The Stick of Truth is in development at Obsidian Entertainment, and according to creative director Chris Avellone, working with pre-existing franchises such as South Park can be a rewarding experience.
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 | 21:13 BST
The Project Eternity Kickstarter page has been updated with more stretch goals and backer rewards for Obsidian’s RPG.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | 19:58 BST
Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart has said several publishers previously approached the developers regarding a joint campaign to Kickstart a game, and then publish it through the company.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | 17:46 BST
Project Eternity’s Kickstarter has been updated now that the stretch goal of $1.6 million has been met. This means a Mac version is in the cards.
Sat, Sep 15, 2012 | 21:57 BST
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 20:03 BST
Obsidian has updated its mysterious teaser site with more esoteric tales of… whatever it’s trying to hint at.
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 | 03:30 BST
Obsidian Entertainment has launched a mysterious new countdown site, to a soundtrack of underoos exploding across the gaming universe.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | 09:49 BST
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 is now available on Steam, together with enhanced performance and visuals.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 13:37 BST
Planescape Torment was a revelation when it launched in 1999, setting a new standard in RPG story-telling. Developer by Black Isle and designed by Obsidian’s Chris Avellone, the developer has revealed how he would tackle a spiritual successor to the game in great detail.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 07:29 BST
Kotaku‘s flagged a fan project to restore content cut from Fallout: New Vegas before launch. Read a description of the individual bits and piece here. All the uncovered content has been gathered up, turned into mods, and stored here, so you can grab it all and see the whole game-as-it-was if you feel like it. Obsidian’s Fallout 3 spin-off is one of those divisive titles, so if you didn’t feel the love the first time through, maybe this restored version will charm you at last.
Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | 07:15 BST
Legendary RPG designer Chris Avellone has some idea of where a crowd-funded follow up to Planescape: Torment, and it doesn’t involve sticking to the Dungeons & Dragons ruleset.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 | 14:41 BST
Sat, May 05, 2012 | 23:23 BST
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