Pillars of Eternity Looks Like The Next Great Computer RPG

In September of 2012, I got an e-mail from veteran writer and game designer Chris Avellone. He told me that he and a group of other designers at Obsidian were planning to launch a Kickstarter, and that they were looking to make an RPG in the style of old Infinity Engine games like Baldur's Gate and Planescape: Torment » 6/19/14 9:00am 6/19/14 9:00am

Old Is New: This Year's Best Games Are All About The Classics

This fall, we've been getting the best sort of déja vu. From Dishonored to XCOM, many of the best games of the fall have learned from past classics and reworked them into smart, satisfying, fresh-feeling games. Is this new appreciation for 90's classics a trend, or an anomaly? What exactly does "old-school" mean? Does… » 10/18/12 2:00pm 10/18/12 2:00pm