Tag Archives: Tyranny

Tyranny: Bastard’s Wound review: A small and unnecessary expansion

I had high hopes for a Tyranny expansion. “Not enough depth” is the key criticism I leveled at Obsidian’s evil-hearted RPG last year, and it’s continued to bother me. Tyranny’s writing and world-building are, at times, some of Obsidian’s best work. But with the lack of any companion quests, the paltry number of locations, the way the game railroads you into an ending, and ... Read More »

This week in games: Tyranny snags a release date, polygonal Lara Croft returns

Hey Civilization fanatics: Maybe try going outside this weekend. You know, before Civ VI releases next Friday. Might be a good idea to get some sunlight. The rest of you? Keep on reading this wrap-up. This week we’ve got a release date forTyranny, polygonal Lara Croft, and Overwatch’s excellent Halloween event featuring the terrifying Dr. Junkenstein. This is gaming news ... Read More »

Tyranny preview: Obsidian’s branching bad guy RPG is made to play over and over

Last week Obsidian dangled the smallest scraps of a new project: Tyranny, a new isometric CRPG built in the Pillars of Eternity engine. A world where the battle between good and evil already took place, and evil won. Here’s the trailer again, in case you need a refresher: Pretty light on the details, eh? Luckily we got a half-hour demo ... Read More »