News items tagged with obsidian entertainment

Pillars of Eternity's No Disc Problem

Pillars of Eternity's No Disc Problem

The growth of the crowdfunded project has allowed developers to work on games both they – and their fans – truly love. Yacht Club Games used Kickstarter to fund Shovel Knight, a love-letter to pl...

By Rob Gordon on 18 November 2017
Pillars of Eternity 2 is Huge Crowdfunding Success

Pillars of Eternity 2 is Huge Crowdfunding Success

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire has broken all records, raising $4.4 million from 33,00 backers in just a few weeks. The original goal was to raise $1.1 million, but through clever use of stretch g...

By F. O'Sullivan on 18 November 2017
Pillars of Eternity Review

Pillars of Eternity Review

One of the most important aspects of Kickstarter is the ability for consumers to curate the products they want. If there is a large enough demand for a project to become successful, customers hav...

By Rob Gordon on 18 November 2017
Fallout: New Orleans Possibly Teased by Obsidian

Fallout: New Orleans Possibly Teased by Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment releases a strange image for its Project Louisiana game that could be a teaser for Fallout: New Orleans, Pillars of Eternity 2, or something else. Ever since a trademark for ...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 November 2017
15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

While the time of year has come to look back at our Top 10 Games of 2012, it’s also an occasion to take a collective breath, and start to look at what the next year will hold. Starting with a l...

By Andrew Dyce on 17 November 2017
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major pres...

By Rob Keyes on 16 November 2017
Fallout: New Vegas Dev Teases Next Game

Fallout: New Vegas Dev Teases Next Game

Born out of the closure of Black Isle Studios, Obsidian Entertainment has gone on to produce many cult classics like Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and more. Tapping into its r...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2017
Fallout 4 Modder Recreating New Vegas Map in the Game

Fallout 4 Modder Recreating New Vegas Map in the Game

As many fans of Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic RPG franchise will often attest, the Obsidian Entertainment-developed Fallout: New Vegas is far and away the best game in the series thanks to its solid...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 October 2017
Obsidian Entertainment Co-Founder Teasing New Fallout?

Obsidian Entertainment Co-Founder Teasing New Fallout?

Without a doubt, Chris Avellone is one of the most well-known and respected figures in the gaming industry today thanks to his past work on such stellar role-playing games as Fallout 2, Fallout: Ne...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 October 2017
Fallout: New Vegas Constrained by Consoles, Says Dev

Fallout: New Vegas Constrained by Consoles, Says Dev

It’s not a big secret at this point in time that many fans of Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic RPG franchise prefer the developer Obsidian Entertainment‘s take on the series with Fallout: New Vegas over...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 October 2017
Fallout: New Vegas Dev ‘Would Love’ to Make New Fallout

Fallout: New Vegas Dev ‘Would Love’ to Make New Fallout

Should one ask practically any fan of Bethesda’s wildly popular post-apocalyptic RPG franchise what their favorite entry is, it’s almost certainly a given they will answer that their most beloved...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 September 2017
Fallout: New Vegas Originally Had Three Playable Races

Fallout: New Vegas Originally Had Three Playable Races

Fallout: New Vegas is a game that has spent a long time in the hearts of many. Standing as Obsidian’s take on the Bethesda reworking of Fallout, the game’s deep and nuanced world and its developer’...

By Rob Gordon on 18 September 2017
Original Fallout Developer Worked on 3D Fallout 3 Game

Original Fallout Developer Worked on 3D Fallout 3 Game

Obsidian Entertainment CEO Fergus Urquhart reveals that Black Isle Studios originally worked on two different versions of Fallout 3, including an early 3D version of the game. The Fallout s...

By Alexander Pan on 01 February 2017
Star Wars: KOTOR's Mandalorian Wars Made Canon Again

Star Wars: KOTOR's Mandalorian Wars Made Canon Again

The latest episode of Star Wars Rebels provides serious evidence that the beloved Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic RPGs are once again considered canon. The Star Wars universe and its...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 January 2017
Fallout: New Vegas Fan Mods Bow and Arrow into Game

Fallout: New Vegas Fan Mods Bow and Arrow into Game

A archery fan of Bethesda and Obsidian Entertainment’s post-apocalyptic role-playing game, Fallout: New Vegas, mods bow and arrow weaponry into the title. Even though Fallout: New Vegas has...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 December 2016
Fallout: New Vegas Frontier Mod Gets New Trailer

Fallout: New Vegas Frontier Mod Gets New Trailer

The makers of a massive mod for Fallout: New Vegas called Fallout: The Frontier release a brand new trailer to promote the creation’s forthcoming release. If there’s one entry in Bethesda’s...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 November 2016
Tyranny Review

Tyranny Review

Obsidian returns to the world of old-school RPG gaming with aplomb through Tyranny, a fantasy epic armed to the teeth with a plot of deception and intrigue. Although Obsidian Entertainment...

By Rob Gordon on 10 November 2016
Obsidian's RPG Tyranny Gets a Release Date

Obsidian's RPG Tyranny Gets a Release Date

Obsidian’s upcoming RPG Tyranny gets a release date that will likely surprise many gamers, as the title is slated for a release in the next month on PC, Mac, and Linux. Obsidian Entertainme...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 October 2016
Millennium Falcon Created in Unreal 4

Millennium Falcon Created in Unreal 4

Developers at Obsidian Entertainment decided to learn how to use the Unreal 4 engine by creating the Millennium Falcon and Mos Eisley from the Star Wars universe. With Star Wars: Episode VI...

By Boston Blake on 11 September 2016
Fallout: New Vegas Now Backward Compatible on Xbox One

Fallout: New Vegas Now Backward Compatible on Xbox One

Microsoft announces that Fallout: New Vegas is now available for download with the Xbox Backward Compatibility program, allowing Xbox One gamers in on the action. Microsoft has kept busy working on i...

By John Jacques on 23 June 2016
South Park E3 2016 Trailer and Details

South Park E3 2016 Trailer and Details

Ubisoft unveils details regarding the sequel to the massively popular South Park: The Stick of Truth, presenting the upcoming South Park: The Fractured But Whole. Ubisoft unveiled the sequel to the m...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 June 2016
Fallout New Vegas Devs Reveal New RPG

Fallout New Vegas Devs Reveal New RPG

After finishing up work on the DLC for Pillars of Eternity, Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian Entertainment announces a brand new RPG game called Tyranny. After nearly shutting its doors just a...

By Alexander Pan on 17 March 2016
Fallout: New Vegas is Getting a Multiplayer Mod

Fallout: New Vegas is Getting a Multiplayer Mod

Game modder nvmp_corporal posts to Reddit, announcing a new multiplayer mod that will allow players to trek through the Fallout: New Vegas wasteland together. Just because Fallout 4 is out doesn’t me...

By Sarah Fields on 27 January 2016
Obsidian Dev Wants to Work on Another Fallout Game

Obsidian Dev Wants to Work on Another Fallout Game

An Obsidian Entertainment developer expresses interest in the possibility of working on another entry in the Fallout franchise sometime in the future. While answering fan questions on Twitter, Eric F...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 January 2016
Fallout: New Vegas Dev Was on the Brink of Closure

Fallout: New Vegas Dev Was on the Brink of Closure

Obsidian Entertainment burst onto the development scene in 2004 when their first RPG hit store shelves. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords, sequel to the original critically-...

By Brad Bourbina on 24 February 2015
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The nominations for the first ever edition of ‘The Game Awards’ have been unveiled, including YouTube celebs and eSports players.

By Rob Keyes on 18 November 2014
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

In this week’s roundup, we talk about the new Capcom retail store and their many sculptures, some upcoming free-to-play games, Reme...

By Curt Hutson on 16 March 2012
Fallout: New Vegas Beat in 20 Minutes for World Record

Fallout: New Vegas Beat in 20 Minutes for World Record

One intrepid Fallout: New Vegas fan plays through Bethesda’s and Obsidian Entertainment’s post-apocalyptic RPG, beating it in a little over 20 minutes. As many gamers are aware, Fallout: New Vegas of...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 1970