Next week, the Epic Games Store will feature an RPG giveaway in the form of obsidian entertainment, so if you want to sink your adventure mitt into either the Pillars of Eternity or Tyranny, you’ll know where to point the internet. .. In the next few days.
Of course, both are excellent. When released in 2015, the Pillars of Eternity was able to secure the Recommended badge. It is the spiritual successor to Baldur’s Gate and is deliberately designed to recreate the nostalgic old-fashioned atmosphere. 90’s RPG-That’s exactly what the 73,000 people who got $ 4 million to support the Kickstarter project wanted.
There is a global exploration and dungeon crawl that takes place as one of the 11 classes of the game (barbarians, shunters, cyphers, druids, fighters, monks, paladins, priests, rangers, rogues, wizards) and ultimately eurogamers. Is “RPG with” [its] The design is firmly rooted in nostalgia, but it is a design that never relies on today’s fun. “
“Instead,” continued reviewer Richard Covet. “It’s a whole new adventure that not only reminds us why these games worked, but is also worth the hours (hours) of discovering their secrets.”
For Tyranny, Recommended was also secured at the next year’s release. The presentation is nostalgic as well, but starts with a slightly distinctive premise and casts the player as a villain, and more specifically, as an arbitrator of the law of a very dark world devastated by a despot.
described his subsequent adventures as “horrifying, fascinating, desperately sad, roaming the sea of death and suffering from clinging to fragments of humanity.” Reviewer Rick Lane felt over-focused on combat, but his unwavering dedication as a “dark wing” to the Pillar of Eternity ultimately won. “After all, tyranny is much more important to say, and it will make you listen whether you like it or not,” he wrote.
The Pillars of Eternity and Tyranny will be available for free in the Epic Games library for exactly one week starting next Thursday, December 10th. And before that, the acclaimed Metroidvania-style platformer adventure Cave Story + is the current weekly giveaway.