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AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.6
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.1
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Overall User Score (13 votes) 4.1

Critic Reviews

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GameOver (Greece) (Apr 16, 2015)
Που είχαμε μείνει λοιπόν; Α, ναι. Σας αρέσουν τα RPG; Θέλετε βαθύτατη ιστορία και lore, επιπέδου που ελάχιστοι τίτλοι μπορούν να προσφέρουν; Τι λέτε για μαγευτική ατμόσφαιρα; Μήπως προτιμάτε πλούσιο character creation; Βαθύτατο σύστημα μάχης; Πολυπλοκότητα και στρατηγική; Νοσταλγικό σχεδιασμό; Σκληρότατη και τιμιότατη δυσκολία; Ελευθερία κινήσεων πέρα από το πώς να σκοτώσεις κάποιον; Ντουζίνες ώρες σκληροπυρηνικής διασκέδασης; Αν έστω και σε ένα από αυτά η απάντησή σας είναι θετική, τότε το review μας αρπάζει το Tardis του, μπαίνει σε ένα υπέροχο time loop και σας ξαναστέλνει στην αρχή: Αγοράστε το! Άμεσα! Τώρα!
Meristation (Mar 26, 2015)
Dos años y medio después, el sueño Kickstarter de encontrar un heredero digno del legado de Baldur's Gate se hace realidad. Obsidian nos ofrece uno de sus mejores trabajos con un RPG que demuestra que lo clásico no pasa de moda.
Game Informer Magazine (Apr 01, 2015)
Obsidian has put together a massive game, and exploring both the critical path and a significant chunk of the side content is a 50+ hour project. With an adventure that big, standard combat encounters can fall into a routine, and the plentiful reading involved may not be for everyone. However, players who have been waiting for a deep, true role-playing epic are virtually guaranteed to fall in love. Obsidian should have no shortage of fans cheering for another installment, and I’ll be among them.
PC Gamer (Mar 26, 2015)
A deep, rich, and wonderfully written RPG that lives up to the towering legacy of the games that inspired it.
92 (Apr 03, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity - это тот проект, который хотели видеть фанаты прошедших классических РПГ-игр. Если смотреть на игру как на классику - то недостатков нет, ведь это просто подарок для тех, кто полюбил проекты пятнадцатилетней давности. Кроме этого, современные геймеры так же могут достойно оценить такое классические и великолепные творения студии Obsidian Entertainment, если конечно правильно рассмотреть его, но и учтите так же то, что Pillars of Eternity будет требовать к себе своеобразного отношения. Можно сказать, что Pillars of Eternity - вино, которое было приготовлено по старому и очень забытому, можно сказать - утерянному рецепту. Поэтому, оно подойдёт как истинным ценителям вкуса, так и всем остальным ценителям игр!
GameStar (Germany) (Mar 27, 2015)
Obsidian hat mit Pillars of Eternity nicht nur ihr Crowdfunding-Versprechen zu 100% erfüllt, sondern darüber hinaus eine wundervolle Brücke zwischen Vergangenheit und Moderne geschlagen. Vom ersten Moment fühle ich mich, als hätte jemand eine kuschelige Baldur's-Gate-Decke um mich gelegt. Trotzdem habe ich nie das Gefühl, in der Vergangenheit zu abenteuern - Pillars of Eternity gehört auch nach aktuellen Maßstäben sowohl spielerisch als auch erzählerisch zur absoluten Genrespitze. Endlich kann ich den jüngeren Kollegen vermitteln, wie es möglich war, dass ich damals über 300 Stunden in Baldur's Gate 2 versenkt habe. Sobald sie Pillars of Eternity ausprobieren, werden sie verstehen.
PC Games (Germany) (Mar 26, 2015)
Es gibt nur eine Sache, die mir beim Test von Pillars of Eternity so richtig auf den Senkel ging: dass ich gerade mal vier Tage Zeit hatte, um dieses Rollenspiel-Juwel komplett durchzuspielen. Pillars of Eternity ist nämlich ein Spiel, für das man sich Zeit nehmen sollte. Erst dann kann man es vollends genießen, in seine herrliche Welt eintauchen, über ferne Inseln und fremde Kreaturen lesen, sich auf die interessanten Geschichten der NPC-Begleiter einlassen und darüber grübeln, wie man sich beim Lösen einer Quest entscheidet. Mit seinem fantastisch variablen, irrsinnig komplexen, aber gleichzeitig leicht zu durchschauenden Kampfsystem ist Pillars of Eternity genau das RPG, das ich mir gewünscht habe. Besser als Divinity: Original Sin, weil vom Ton her ernster und weniger albern. (...) Und - in meinen Augen zumindest - viel, viel besser als das inhaltlich maue Solo-MMORPG, das die einstigen Rollenspiel-Götter von Bioware zuletzt veröffentlicht haben.
Game Revolution (Mar 26, 2015)
Add in an extensive amount of lore, as well as great writing and detailed conversation options, and the result is a finely-crafted RPG that will take over 60 hours to complete. Be prepared to say “goodbye” to the sun because with so many classes and side quests, most players will want to replay Pillars of Eternity at least once. I guess that's what spray-tans are made for…
Game Rant (2015)
In short, Obsidian Entertainment has created a specific title for a specific audience, but has done so with great success. Pillars of Eternity is a must-have for fans of the Infinity Engine RPGs, or 1990s computer role-playing games in general. Those unfamiliar with the genre may find the title a little less involving, but Pillars of Eternity is undoubtedly a triumph.
Games TM (2015)
Pillars Of Eternity embraces complexity, inviting players to try new approaches and understand the finer points of pause-and-play combat. Obsidian has finally made the RPG we all knew they were capable of making and it’s damned glorious.
90 (Mar 27, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity je vynikající hra. Dá se jí vytknout řada jednotlivých problémů, ale jako celek funguje skvěle, téměř dokonale. Vím, že si hru užijí všichni veteráni izometrických RPG, a pevně věřím, že nejenom oni.
90 (Mar 30, 2015)
Que vous soyez un vétéran des jeux de rôle à la sauce Donjons et Dragons ou tout simplement un curieux attiré par le genre, n'attendez pas : Pillars of Eternity constitue une parfaite synthèse des mécaniques qui ont fait les beaux jours des RPG typiquement PC, quand Planescape : Torment ou Baldur's Gate régnaient en maîtres. Fort d'une histoire captivante, d'une véritable richesse et d'une écriture soignée, Pillars of Eternity s'impose sans mal comme un jeu de rôle incontournable. Seules ombres au tableau : les nombreuses séquences de chargement et du texte jusqu'à l'indigestion. Mais hormis ces petits détails, Pillars of Eternity est un cas d'école : bien écrit, bien fini, beau et riche à la fois, c'est une immense aventure qui vous tend les bras et qui saura vous occuper pendant des heures... ou pour l'éternité.
IGN (May 26, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity embodies nearly everything that’s great about old-school RPG experiences. and the quality of its writing and the attention given to every little detail of its world is such that it sometimes feels like Neil Gaiman is playing dungeon master here. Most importantly, Pillars of Eternity paves the way for what should become a landmark RPG series in its own right. It honors the classics, brings great ideas of its own, and in the process it emerges as a classic itself. Games like this are always about the journey, and it's sure as hell a journey worth taking.
90 (Feb 08, 2017)
Jako fan klasycznych RPGów pokroju Falllouta, Baldur's Gate czy Planescape muszę ze wstydem przyznać, że od Pillars of Eternity po prostu się odbiłem. Widzicie, spodziewałem się po prostu zupełnie innej rozgrywki. Okazja do ponownego zmierzenia się z grą Obsidianu nadarzyła się późno, bo dopiero po premierze drugiego dodatku. Oto historia o tym, jak zakochałem się w Pillars of Eternity.
Girl Gamers UK (Apr 27, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity will not be for everyone, mind you. It is a difficult game with very little by way of explanation, so newcomers to the genre may find themselves struggling. And the massive amount of text that players will have to work through will not be something that many gamers will want to deal with. However, with those two limitations aside, this really is an RPG that tweaks the nostalgia bone and will entertain RPG fans. It is big, incredibly detailed and very eep. Pillars of Eternity was set to re-ignite a love for the retro-styled RPGs, which it does admirably. But it is also capable of introducing younger gamers to a classic genre which still deserves to be around. It may be difficult, and is certainly an epic undertaking, but Pillars of Eternity is a hugely enjoyable journey into a new fantasy world, and shouldn’t be missed by any RPG fan.
Games Arena (Apr 06, 2015)
Cu toate neajunsurile sale, Pillars of Eternity tot este excelent. Aveți în față un RPG detaliat, profund, plin de idei complexe, ce explorează concepte de poveste și filozofii cu maturitate și cu pretenția ca jucătorul să fie capabil să le înțeleagă. Nu te tratează ca un copil capabil să înțeleagă doar că un lucru este bun, iar altul rău și că tu ești bun, dar poți fi bun bun sau bun cool. Asta în timp ce îți dă un gameplay satisfăcător cu un nivel de dificultate satisfăcător, care mereu te face să te simți de parcă ai trecut printr-o bătălie crâncenă pentru că ai fost în stare să folosești toată paleta ta de abilități la potențialul lor maxim. Este mare, este splendid, te lasă să iei după tine animale de companie decorative diverse și are un inventar care nu îți va da vreodată dureri de cap. Este cam dezamăgitor la modul în care au adresat unele statistici, dar tot este unul dintre cele mai bune RPG-uri făcute în ultimii ani.
90 (Apr 02, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity spielt sich so gemütlich, als würde ein Meister dabei genüsslich Pfeife rauchen. Es hat seine Macken in Kampf und Wegfindung, entzaubert unnötig über zu frühes Herstellen von viel Klimbim und verärgert mit seiner schlampigen Lokalisierung. Aber es fühlt sich an wie eine Lagerfeuergeschichte aus alten Tagen, als man mit Minsc oder Mortimer bis tief in die Nacht durch Wälder und Dungeons zog - die hier endlich (!) mit Fallen, Geheimgängen und Rätseln locken. Nur weil sich über 70.000 Spieler danach gesehnt haben, konnte Obsidian Entertainment dieses Feuer schüren. Und sie lassen es richtig knistern: Die Amerikaner knüpfen nicht nur an die Tradition des klassischen Party-Rollenspiels an, indem sie Tugenden aus Baldur's Gate und Planescape Torment vereinen. Sie erschaffen abseits von Dungeons & Dragons eine eigene Fantasywelt und demonstrieren, dass Kreativität und Leidenschaft wichtiger sind als jede Engine und jede noch so tolle Technik.
90 (Apr 07, 2015)
Attendu comme le messie par les fans de RPG à l'ancienne, qui connaissent un véritable regain d'énergie avec des titres comme Wasteland 2 ou encore Divinity : Original Sin, Pillars of Eternity a remporté un pari qui était loin d'être gagné d'avance : celui d'offrir aux fans d'un Planescape Torment ou de la saga Baldur's Gate un héritier légitime qui saurait vernir les meubles des anciens tout en y apportant une bouffée d'air frais. Loin d'adopter un comportement passéiste, Pillars transpire certes par tous les pores le respect de ses aînés mais propose une approche rafraîchissante des mécaniques inhérentes au genre qui s'inscrivent dans un environnement sombre et mature, offrant une richesse et une profondeur formidables et qui vous occupera des heures, que dis-je, des semaines durant.
The Koalition (Apr 30, 2015)
Even if you’ve not experienced many isometric titles in your time, every RPG or strategy fan owes it to themselves to give Pillars of Eternity a shot. The value is top notch, package is well crafted (save for a few bugs) and, most of all, the experience is incredible. The many souls of Eora await your warm, or piercingly cold, touch.
Impulse Gamer (Apr 02, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity is indeed great fun for RPG players young and old, and you don’t need a $2000 beast to play it on either.
Destructoid (Mar 26, 2015)
Obsidian has crafted a game full of challenge, intrigue, betrayal, and heart. The Eastern Reach is bleak and hopeful at the same time, and the main plot is packed with twists and surprises with staggering ramifications for a world players will feel they have become part of. Its combat is tense and relentless despite the capability to pause at any point, the mechanics offering complex strategic challenges with difficulty settings to accommodate most levels of skill. Pillars of Eternity proudly carries on the legacy of the classic computer RPG, and those who remember them with fondness should find in it a welcome addition to the genre.
Gaming Nexus (May 22, 2015)
This is the type of game that needs two scores. One for the diehards of the genre and one for the newbies. The development team catered to their core group, and I feel they made the game that they wanted to play. But ultimately I also feel I have to hold them responsible for making a game that feels inaccessible in so many ways. Once you get over the learning cliff, there is a better game out there than this score represents. Pillars of Eternity is like a speakeasy. If you know the dirty, dark alley you need to go down and have the password for the doorman, there is a wonderful, vibrant, and robust world on the other side filled with dancing girls, jazz music, booze, and cigarettes.
GameCrate (Mar 25, 2015)
Fans who contributed money hoping Pillars of Eternity would feel like a return to the era of Baldur's Gate-style RPGs will not be disappointed. Gamers who never played those Black Isle games may be frustrated by some of the "classic" gameplay elements, but Pillars offers a lot to like for those who want tactics and story in their RPGs.
RPG Site (Apr 12, 2015)
While elements such as the writing and level design are on point as always when it comes to the developer, there are a few things that newcomers should be aware of coming into this modern interpretation of a beloved period of time for Western RPG fans.
Nivelul2 (Jul 07, 2015)
După toate aceste pagini, parcă vă şi văd cum mai derulaţi o dată articolul până la notă şi vă întrebați contrariaţi, „atât de multe bile negre şi totuşi o notă atât de mare?!”. Am înclinat mult timp către un 7 – 7 virgulă 5, dar… trebuie să fiu sincer atât cu voi, cât şi cu mine. În ciuda tuturor minusurilor prezentate până acum, în ciuda tuturor stângăciilor, în ciuda a tot ce vroiam eu să fie, Pillars tot a reuşit să mă ţină acolo şi să mă surprindă. Chiar dacă nu aduce nimic nou şi e, din anumite puncte de vedere, de-a dreptul jignitor, are totuşi suficientă personalitate şi… intelect, cât să se facă interesant. Doar am vorbit pe 8 pagini despre el. Universul expus reuşeşte să fie mai… cult decât cel al majorităţii RPG-urilor lansate în ultimii ani. L-am terminat cu bucurie şi foarte rar m-am plictisit.
RPGamer (2015)
This game exists solely because of nostalgia goggles intersecting with crowdfunders' wallets. As a throwback it successfully evokes the best sensations of a ten-year-old style of game while making a few modern improvements and leaving the worst the genres old hindrances behind. It's also worth noting as the first Obsidian where game I haven't encountered a single glitch during play. Pillars is a title that should make old-schoolers happy while still offering a solid core game, story, and a rich setting for new-schoolers.
games xtreme (Apr 19, 2015)
Pillars of Eternity represents what could be a revival of the role playing games of old, where story and dialogue were the key points of focus. This is something to be celebrated and this game sets a high standard for other titles that wish to follow in it's footsteps. While this title is purposely a throwback to a bygone era, it would be nice to see issues in those games not crop up this one. That point aside, Pillars of Eternity is a marvelous experience and comes highly recommended.