Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Obsidian Entertainment

South Park: The Stick of Truth goes goooooooold for consoles, PC

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After surviving the closure of THQ, acquisition by Ubisoft, and all of the other myriad development bumps in the road, South Park: The Stick of Truth has officially gone gold. The Obsidian-developed role-playing game has been sent out for pressing and will be shipping to stores on March 4. As part of the gang, players will get to guide the budding heroes in their quest for the Stick of Truth, which will pit them against the town’s many monsters, from vengeful bullies and hippies to underpants gnomes (tip: they are easily distracted by profit).

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South Park: The Stick of Truth gets gussied up for December release

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It’s been a rocky road for the boys of South Park, with The Stick of Truth publisher THQ shutting down earlier this year, but new owner Ubisoft has sent word that all’s well in Colorado and that Obsidian’s upcoming RPG will be available on December 10. In addition to the release date, Ubisoft also revealed details about a pre-order bonus and a special premium version, the Grand Wizard Edition. Details are available below.

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Bethesda releases seven soundtracks on iTunes

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Bethesda has released seven soundtracks from their lineup of role-playing games, shooters, and everything in between on iTunes. Fans can now purchase the soundtracks for Dishonored, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Rage, and the last three Elder Scrolls titles, Morrowind, Skyrim, and Oblivion. Perfect for those days when you want your commute to feel a bit more like the journey into a post-apocalyptic, mutant-filled wasteland that you wish it was.

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South Park: The Stick of Truth shows off its truthness in new shots

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THQ has released some new screens from their upcoming role-playing game, South Park: The Stick of Truth. Only four shots were released, but they cover a bit of everything, from combat to the town’s mighty kingdom with its stable and armory.

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inXile to enlist Obsidian if Wasteland 2 drive surpasses $2.1 million

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Role-playing fans still on the fence about chipping in towards the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter campaign might find themselves reaching for their wallets after the latest bit of news from inXile. According to the studio, if the campaign reaches $2,100,000, then Chris Avellone, chief creative officer of Obsidian Entertainment, will work directly with the design team. In addition, Obsidian as a company will also chip in by providing expertise and development tools.

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Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition launches for 360, PC, PS3

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Obsidian’s numerous contributions to the Fallout franchise have been collected into one compilation with the release of Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition. Now available for the 360, PC, and PS3, the Ultimate Edition includes New Vegas and all DLC released to date: Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road, Courier’s Stash, and Gun Runners’ Arsenal.

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South Park: The Game finds sweet loot, new batch of screenshots

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THQ has released some new shots from the upcoming South Park role-playing game from Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian, South Park: The Game. Scheduled to ship later this year, the latest out of the Matt Stone- and Trey Parker-helmed series will see the kids adventuring about the town, battling nefarious red-haired foes and hippies protected by the ancient and powerful amalgam of colors known as “tie-dye.”

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Fallout: New Vegas – All Roads now available from Dark Horse Digital

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All Roads, the 48-page graphic novel released with the collector’s edition of Fallout: New Vegas, is now available from Dark Horse Digital. The prequel, written by the game’s creative director Chris Avellone, details the events leading up to the violent beginning of New Vegas.

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Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition goes all in for 360, PC, and PS3

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If you’ve been patiently waiting for the complete New Vegas experience, your patience is about to pay off. Bethesda has announced that Obsidian’s entire New Vegas run will be available as one complete package early next year. Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition will be available on February 7 and include all DLC released to date: Dead Money, Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, Lonesome Road, Courier’s Stash, and Gun Runners’ Arsenal.

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Fallout: New Vegas – Lonesome Road DLC now available

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Fallout: New Vegas’ fourth DLC pack, Lonesome Road, is now available on Live, PSN, and Steam. The 800 MS Point/$9.99 adventure will introduce players to Courier Six, the mysterious “Ulysses” referenced in New Vegas.

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