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Pillars of Eternity Nintendo Switch Review

Over four years after its initial release, as well as the release of a sequel, Pillars of Eternity has made its way to the Nintendo Switch. Exploding from its beginnings as a Kickstarter campaign, every release so far has been a success. With a lot of ports to the Switch being hit or miss due to the constraints of the console, Pillars of Eternity has a lot to pack into a small package. Including the mountain of backstory and systems from this colossal game, along with the conversion of PC controls to the console, able to go with you to all the Nintendo rooftop parties you can handle may be too good to be true. Let’s find out if it is with our review of Pillars of Eternity on the Nintendo Switch.

Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Coming to Nintendo Switch in August

In a press release today, Versus Evil and Obsidian Entertainment announced that Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition will release for Nintendo Switch on August 8.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Returning Companions & Continuing Saves

Pillars of Eternity II began its crowdfunding on Fig last week, and is already tearing through its stretch goals after securing enough initial funding to complete the game. We caught up with Obsidian’s Josh Sawyer to talk about the game’s import save system, and its returning companions. Read on for some insight into the story and mechanics of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.

Pillars of Eternity II: Welcome to the Deadfire

This week there is an exciting announcement for RPG fans. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is now hitting Fig as Obsidian's campaign begins. We had the chance to sit down with Josh Sawyer and go over some of the philosophy behind this upcoming sequel which has revitalized the old school Black Isle RPG motif and made new fans of that particular era in 2016.

Pillars of Eternity 2 In the Works

Obsidian's CEO Feargus Urquhart participated in an interview with GamePressure.com. The interview took place during Digital Dragons 2016 in Poland and, while the full interview is not yet published, the site revealed the great news that Pillars of Eternity 2 is already in the works.

Big Patch Packed with New Features & Class Balancing

The v3.0 update for Pillars of Eternity has been released and it comes with a big pack of new features for players to enjoy that include the ability of Stronghold owners to determine the fate of companions and vassals. In addition, a few features have been added that make the game a bit harder such as "knockout injuries" that require rest to be removed. Lastly, the much-anticipated Story Time mode has been added that gives players a chance to enjoy the story over combat.

The White March Part 2 Review

Writing a review for an expansion to a story-based RPG is never easy. Suffice it to say, you’ll want to turn back now if you don’t want spoilers on Pillars of Eternity’s White March Part 1. If you just want the score, and to know whether or not it lives up to the game’s earlier content? The score is 8.4 and yes, it definitely does. Read on for our full review.

Features to be Updated with Expansion Release

With the release of the Pillars of Eternity expansion, The White March Part 2, all owners of the game will benefit from several key feature improvements. These improvements include a streamlined combat UI, the new "story mode" feature, and other general gameplay and location updates.

Trailer Heralds February 16th Release of White March Part 2

Obsidian Entertainment has released a brand new trailer for Pillars of Eternity: The White March Part 2. The new expansion continues the story started in The White March Part 1 along with new challenges, new quests, new abilities, a higher level cap and a new companion.

The Road to Eternity Documentary Released

Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive have released a new video documentary that details the development of Pillars of Eternity. The film features behind-the-scenes information about one of the year's most highly regarded RPGs. See what you think!

The White March – Part 2 to Launch in Late January 2016

Obsidian Entertainment has announced that the next expansion to Pillars of Eternity will be launching in late January 2016. Called The White March - Part 2, the expansion brings to a close the storyline started in part one and includes new quests, abilities and a new Barbarian companion named Meneha. Players can also look forward to an increased level cap and something called "Story Time mode" that progresses the epic tale at a faster pace.

A Half Million Sales, Book & TCG Tie-Ins Coming

Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive have announced that Pillars of Eternity has sold over 500,000 copies to date with more goodness in store for fans of the IP. 2016 will see the release of a trading card game, the second half of The White March expansion and several digital books are in the works as well penned by members of the PoE writing team.

The White March Part One Review

Pillars of Eternity, as you might remember from our original review, is an excellent CRPG that hearkens back to the days of Black Isle’s best games. With staff from said revered studio and with Obsidian being veteran of the RPG genre, it only makes sense that PoE was so widely anticipated and adored. But can the studio continue the magic with its first major expansion, The White March?

First Expansion, The White March Part 1, Released

Obsidian Entertainment has announced that the first expansion to Pillars of Eternity has been launched. The White March Part 1 takes place in the midst of the core story, though players can take part even if the original story has been completed. Taking place in a location inspired by Icewind Dale, players will have new quests to venture forth on and new companions at their side.

The White March Part 1 Expansion to Release on August 25th

Obsidian Entertainment and Paradox Interactive have announced that the first expansion to Pillars of Eternity, The White March Part 1, will be released on Tuesday, August 25th.