Planescape Torment's Successor Is Now The Biggest Kickstarter Game Of…

The spiritual successor to Planescape Torment, Torment: Tides of Numenera, once held the record for being the fastest Kickstarter to hit $1 million. » 4/07/13 8:30pm 4/07/13 8:30pm

Planescape: Torment Designer Chris Avellone Plays Old RPGs For Our…

The latest update for development studio Obsidian Entertainment's Kickstartered RPG Project Eternity isn't about Project Eternity at all. » 2/13/13 3:30pm 2/13/13 3:30pm

The Guy Who Made Planescape: Torment Tells Us What A Spiritual…

Perhaps you remember Planescape: Torment, a wonderful role-playing game that set a new bar for video game narrative when it was released back in the late 90s. Even today, very few games weave stories as intricate and fascinating as Black Isle's masterpiece. » 8/20/12 11:00am 8/20/12 11:00am

Fallout's Chris Avellone Agrees to Join Fan Webseries Project

Fan webseries Fallout: Nuka Break is, as Kotaku once observed, actually pretty good. The first season ran through 2011. Riding the wave of gamer zeitgeist in 2012, the series' creators have turned to Kickstarter to find the second season. » 5/22/12 7:30pm 5/22/12 7:30pm

Designers Behind BioShock, Dragon Age, And Fallout Spill Their Game…

You've already read Kate's summary of "Plot vs. Play," the PAX East panel about storytelling in video games, but now you can watch the whole thing courtesy Mash Those Buttons. » 4/23/12 11:15am 4/23/12 11:15am

David Gaider, Ken Levine, and Chris Avellone Discuss What Matters Most…

This Saturday, at PAX East, I had the pleasure of attending the "Plot vs. Play" panel, moderated by Joystiq's Ben Gilbert and Kotaku's own Jason Schreier. The panel brought together three developers who have all worked on landmark, story-driven games to discuss their differing philosophies on the presence and purpose… » 4/09/12 6:00pm 4/09/12 6:00pm