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Obsidian's Project Eternity fully funded, stretch goals revealed

Remember that isometric PC dungeon crawler called Project Eternity that Obsidian Entertainment sought funding for on Kickstarter? The one we told you about, oh, yesterday? Well, not only has the $1.1 million funding goal been reached, but Obsidian revealed the project's initial set of stretch...

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Obsidian Kickstarting 'Project Eternity' for PC, already nearly funded

Obsidian Entertainment, the development studio responsible for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2, Neverwinter Nights and Fallout: New Vegas has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its next game. Provided the pledge drive is successful, Project Eternity will be a PC-only isometric...

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Original Fallout and Planescape: Torment dev Black Isle Studios re-opens [updated]

The studio that created classics like Fallout and Planescape: Torment may be rising from the ashes – at least in name. A website for Black Isle Studios popped up with the image you see above and a mailing list signup, as NeoGAF discovered. There's also a Twitter account and a Facebook page...

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New South Park screens keep you guessing

These South Park: The Stick of Truth screens suspiciously look like they're from the television show of the same name. We have no choice but to believe these are screenshots from the game, which will be available on Xbox 360, PC, and PS3 on March 3, 2013....

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Obisidian goes obscene with South Park: The Stick of Truth

Way back at the beginning of 2011, Obsidian Entertainment CEO Feargus Urquhart hinted that his company was about to work on a huge licensed title it didn't dare pass up. "It's a license that you would go, well you gotta do it," he told us at the time. "It's not a license where it's, 'Ok, we'll take...

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Xbox Marketplace renames Obsidian's South Park as 'South Park: The Stick of Truth'

Not only has an Xbox Marketplace listing for Obsidian's South Park: The Game turned up with an astoundingly erroneous release date of today, but it's also revealed what appears to be the game's actual title: South Park: The Stick of Truth. None of the other assets in the listing (screenshots,...

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Obsidian will help with Wasteland 2 if Kickstarter reaches $2.1 million

Brian Fargo's Wasteland 2 Kickstarter, having already surpassed two funding goals, has laid out a third one that will ensnare Obsidian Chief Creative Officer Chris Avellone if passed. With 17 days of funding left to go and $1.7 million already pledged, Fargo's company inXile wants to hit $2.1...

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Obsidian's XBLA title 'on hold'

Obsidian Entertainment announced last year that it was working on "an original IP XBLA game," but times have changed. Targeting a launch for the first quarter of 2012, Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart said at the time it would be an "action RPG that's focused on fun." Checking in with Urguhart about...

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Obsidian missed Fallout: New Vegas Metacritic bonus by one point

Business sucks, alright? It's cold and rigid and occasionally unfair. Such is the case with Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas contract with Bethesda, wherein the developer only received royalties if the game matched or exceeded an 85 rating on Metacritic. Leaving aside the fact that Metacritic is a...

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Report: Obsidian hit with layoffs; South Park team affected, future next-gen title canceled

Obsidian Entertainment reportedly experienced a round of layoffs this week, with the extent of the damage not entirely clear. The company's forums lay out an idea of the body count, with messages on Twitter filling in more details. "Another project canceled, this time for a future next-gen project...

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