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Pillars of Eternity pre-orders open with 10 percent discount

It won't arrive until early 2015, but those still interested in Obsidian's crowdfunded roleplaying epic Pillars of Eternity can now pre-order the game from a number of online retailers. A visit to the game's website reveals two versions of Pillars of Eternity currently on offer: the $45 Hero...

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Joystiq Deals: Game of Thrones playing cards, Paradox sale

Here at Joystiq Deals, our love for Peter Dinklage knows no bounds. If you share a similar fondness for The Dink, we're offering a set of Game of Thrones-themed playing cards featuring Tyrion Lannister himself alongside Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, and other starring series characters. The 54-card...

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Pillars of Eternity delayed to 2015

Pillars of Eternity has been delayed, but not into eternity – it's now due out in early 2015, rather than late 2014. Obsidian Entertainment announced the delay on publisher Paradox Interactive's forums. "Since the very beginning of this project we promised our fans and ourselves that we...

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Pillars of Eternity and the dangers of fantasy pest control

"Streamlined" is a buzzword you hear often when talking to developers about games. "Simplified" is almost as common. The unspoken implication behind these descriptors is that complexity and time-consuming mechanics are a thing of the past. If that's true, Pillars of Eternity is a time machine. ...

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Paradox reveals out of this world RTS 'Ancient Space'

Paradox Interactive and developer Creative Forge have unveiled a game called Ancient Space that the duo describe as "a new story-driven real-time strategy game." As its title suggests, Ancient Space takes players to the edges of the universe. Specifically, an area known as "The Black Zone."...

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Norse fantasy epic Runemaster reaches PS4 in 'early 2015'

Publisher Paradox Interactive has announced that its upcoming, previously PC-exclusive fantasy epic Runemaster will appear on consoles, specifically the PlayStation 4. Runemaster marks a drastic departure for developer Paradox Development Studio. If you know the name, it's likely from the...

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Hollowpoint from Ruffian revealed for PS4

Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian has revealed its next game, a four-player co-op shooter titled Hollowpoint, coming to the PlayStation 4 in 2015. The game can also be played solo. The announcement trailer for the game reveals players will join a mercenary outfit to perform clandestine operations,...

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Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity looks old, and that's good news

Pitched as a return to the days of games like Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and Planescape: Torment – isometric RPGs developed on BioWare's Infinity Engine – Pillars of Eternity from Obsidian is decidedly old-school. Where other games may tout streamlined gameplay and accessibility,...

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Magicka 2 hiring wizards on PlayStation 4 [update: PC too]

Paradox Interactive is bringing top-down wizardry to PlayStation 4 with Magicka 2. While Sony's E3 trailer adorably painted the life of an unemployed mage, gameplay footage was sparse, as were details on the follow-up to the 2011 co-op adventure. Update: A fresh press release notes the...

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Players cast 97 million spells in Magicka: Wizard Wars

After dropping into open beta only a week ago, Magicka: Wizard Wars has reached 500,000 downloads, Paradox Interactive has announced. The publisher adds that players have cast a total of 97,704,758 spells. That's just about 195 spells per download, by our reckoning. The warm reception has prompted...

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