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Microsoft acquisition allows Obsidian to make games of “better quality”
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Microsoft acquisition allows Obsidian to make games of “better quality”

A little under a year ago, Obsidian Entertainment was acquired by Microsoft. A month after that, the studio announced The Outer Worlds, a sci-fi, space exploration RPG that’s become one of the most anticipated games of 2019. Only a couple of weeks from launch, Obsidian has talked about how beneficial the Microsoft buy-out has been, and the freedom it still has as a company. read more

The Outer Worlds’ version of Fallout’s VATS can detect favourite foods
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The Outer Worlds’ version of Fallout’s VATS can detect favourite foods

We know that upcoming sci-fci RPG The Outer Worlds from Fallout: New Vegas studio Obsidian will include a Fallout VATS-adjacent system called TTD (Tactical Time Dilation). Used as an aid for aiming weapons at foes, it will have some cool features – as its name implies, it slows time, and also helps you figure out the sweet spots on an enemy’s body to shoot at. What we didn’t know until now is that it has another intriguing feature – you’ll be able to see your targets’ favourite foods. read more

One of the Outer Worlds companions is an alcoholic big game hunter
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One of the Outer Worlds companions is an alcoholic big game hunter

It looks like upcoming space RPG The Outer Worlds will have plenty of interesting features. You’ll be able to use dialogue skills in combat, lying, intimidating, and persuading foes to win a fight, and sometimes making them flee in the process. You’ll be able to pick ‘aptitudes’ and ‘flaws’ for your character, making them more dynamic. Pretty intriguingly – you’ll also be able to add an alcoholic big-game hunter as a helpful companion. read more