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Pillars Of Eternity 2’s Beast Of Winter expansion rises from the waves

Those of you who've found the time to sail through Obsidian's piratical RPG Pillars Of Eternity 2: Deadfire have good reason to dust off your flintlock and buckle your swashes once more. The first of three planned expansions - The Beast Of Winter - has burst forth from the churning sea, adding a vaguely Norse myth-themed adventure to the game. There's apocalyptic prophecies abound, and…

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Pillars Of Eternity 2 first expansion breezes out in August

After a string of wee free additions with new pals and doodads, developers Obsidian Entertainment have announced plans to launch Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire's first proper expansion on August 2nd. Beast Of Winter, as it's named, will send fantasy fightmen to maybe stop the icy end of the world. Spoilsports. Beat Of Winter was originally expected to launch some time in July but hey,…

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The Banner Saga 3 ushers an end to the world July 26th

It's nearly time to sharpen your axe and wade once more into the beautifully illustrated frostbitten apocalypse that is The Banner Saga. Stoic's strategy-RPG series was always planned as a trilogy, and the third and final chapter is excitingly close, now due out on July 26th, two days later than first expected. Within, a new trailer that could be considered spoiler-laden for those who haven't played…

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Pillars of Eternity II’s free sidekick brings her own booze

While Rear Admiral Walker of the good ship RoPapSho wasn't entirely enamoured with Pillars of Eternity II's blend of Baldur's Gate-ish CRPG'ing and fantasy Caribbean piratical adventuring, the game has certainly found its niche, and the chanting from the crowd is loud and clear. People want more Pirate Stuff to do, and more pirates to hang out with. A little chunk of free DLC released today…

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Pillars Of Eternity 2 details three planned DLC packs

A doomsday cult, a treasure island, and wizards will be the centre of Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire's three DLC add-ons. Yup, though Obsidian's fantasy RPG isn't out until next month, details on DLC plans arrived today. Arriving across July to November, the three DLCs will explore new areas, quest new quests, fight new fights, and loot new loot.

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Feature: The end of the trilogy

The Banner Saga 3 will be a final foray into darkness

The bearded warrior looks exhausted. Part of a band of mercenaries, he blinks slowly at us. Even while the player chooses their next words, the crease-eyed humans and horned Varls of The Banner Saga 3 stand there, blinking slowly. Their hair fluttering, eyes searching you for intent. These are quiet moments of incidental detail. Twitching moustaches, billowing capes, tensing fists. They are looping animations, designed…

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The Banner Saga 3 flies on July 24th

Stoic's Viking-y RPG trilogy will conclude with The Banner Saga 3 on July 24th, publishers Versus Evil have announced. The strategy RPG trek has seen tough battles and difficult decisions so far, but the worst is surely yet to come. Our boy Brendy recently talked to Stoic and will have more to tell you about the game later today. For now, coo, look, a release…

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Pillars of Eternity 2 approaches with a shiny new trailer

It feels like it was just yesterday when the world turned to crowdfunding to spur the creation of a new generation of old-school CRPGs. We were so desperate for something, anything on the level of Baldur's Gate or Planescape: Torment again. Now, we're drowning in them, struggling to find the free time to finish one before the next crashes across the bow. We're still lurching…

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That’s aaaages: Pillars Of Eternity 2 delayed into May

Obsidian's throwback RPG sequel Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire was due to launch in a few weeks, on April 3rd, but now it will not. The developers announced today that they're pushing the launch back to May 8th, as testing feedback has indicated the game's not quite ready yet so they want to polish it up. Which, yeah, sure, great. If you can afford to…

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Obsidian’s Pillars Of Eternity 2 rises in April

Here, check this out, I've got a joke: you won't need to wait an eternity for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, as developers Obsidian have announced they will release it on April 3rd. Wordplay. I only recently found out about 'jokes' but I'm very into them. I'm told it's good if jokes also tell a truth, so the truth is: the fantasy RPG sequel really…

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The Banner Saga 3 due in summer, earlier than expected

We've not peeked at The Banner Saga 3 since Stoic's Norse fantasy strategy RPG soared through Kickstarter in 2017, but now here's a new trailer and oh! word that the game will launch earlier than expected. The Kickstarter tentatively said December 2018, and I'd even speculated that adding stretch goals features might push it back further, but publishers Versus Evil have now announced it'll launch…

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Victorian underworld overlord game Antihero released

Crime doesn't pay, we all know, but paying for crime is fine. If a jot of thievery tickles your fancy, have a peek at Antihero [official site], a turn-based strategy game about building up a thieves' guild and undermining your opposition to rob a Victorian city blind. Recruit, bribe, blackmail, assassinate, and steal, steal, steal. Antihero is now out and looks a little something like…

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Thrill Of The Fight: The Banner Saga 2 Survival Mode Out

If you've been waiting Ever Since The World Began, you Can't Hold Back, you're suffering Desperate Dreams, your Eye of the Tiger scans the horizon for signs of Broken Promises, then good news: The Search Is Over, and Here Comes Desire. Today The Banner Saga 2 [official site] receives its promised Survivor mode in a free update. Survivor mode is a permadeath challenge with rounds…

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Afro Samurai 2 Cut Short And Pulled From Sale

Afro Samurai 2: The Revenge Of Kuma [official site] has all but fallen on its sword, it seems, with future episodes cancelled and the game pulled from sale. Having just released the first of three planned volumes at the end of September, this might come as a surprise, but that's what publishers Versus Evil seem to have quietly announced in a recent interview. The reason…

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Claymation Adventuring: Armikrog Released

Armikrog [official site] is more than onomatopoeia for a belter of a burp, it's the first game in yonks from Earthworm Jim and The Neverhood chap Doug TenNapel. It was Kickstarted in 2013 as the "spiritual successor" to The Neverhood, offering more claymation adventure game jollies, and has today finally launched - only a year and a bit behind schedule. Here, check out some of…

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Afro Samurai 2: Episode One Launches This Month With More Creepy Bears

The first of three episodes of Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma [official site], telling the story of a robot samurai with the face of a bear from your nightmares, is coming to Windows on September 22nd. A spin-off of Takashi Okazaki's original manga, Revenge of Kuma follows the antics of the cybernetic bear dude Kuma, who at one point was a human guy and best…

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Oregon Trails And Fury Roads: Skyshine’s Bedlam Launches Next Month

Skyshine's Bedlam [official site] is the hybrid offspring of XCOM, The Banner Saga, FTL, Mad Max, The Oregon Trail and Judge Dredd that you always knew you wanted, but never thought you'd get. I've already spent several hundred words describing the beauty of its ruined America, which is criss-crossed with tactical combat and bizarre encounters. It's a game in which you can manage the resources…

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Feature: Beautiful Bedlam

Skyshine’s Bedlam Blends FTL, Mad Max, 2000 AD, Chess And XCOM

That's a headline packed with good things, isn't it? And here's another good thing – even if you don't like any of the games films and comics listed in that headline, there's still a possibility that Skyshine's Bedlam [official site] will have something for you. Maybe you liked The Banner Saga? Bedlam is built on the engine used in that game. Maybe you really like…

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Sketchy Adventures: Guild Of Dungeoneering

If you spent any portion of your childhood doodling dungeons onto graph paper then Guild of Dungeoneering [official site] screenshots probably make you go 'coo' and 'awwww' in the same way that most of the internet responds to pictures of a pug riding a tricycle. Released yesterday, GoD is a dungeon-crawler in which you control the dungeons rather than the invading heroes. Well, strictly speaking…

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Check Out The Afro Samurai 2: Revenge Of Kuma Trailer

Hey. Hey, you. Fancy playing a samurai with a head like something out of Five Nights at Freddy's? Well, I've got news for you then. (Literally. Hah.) Action game Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma [official... Twitter? what poor web presence!] finally has an official reveal trailer and ... it's not incredibly revealing.

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