Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is going to be hot
Pillars of Eternity is one of those games that revived interest in the genre of RPG. The second part of the series only confirmed that this style has not outlived itself and continues to attract players around the world.
The sequel, released recently on the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, logically continues the plot of the franchise. After the vicissitudes of the first part, the protagonist settled in his own fortress and even managed to enjoy a peaceful life for a while. But he was not bored for a long time. God Eotas moved into a huge statue and went to wander the world, destroying entire settlements of people on his way. The hero’s task is to stop the evil deity.
Having concluded a deal with the god of death, he starts to pursue the walking statue to return part of the stolen soul. Other adventurers accompany him. Some of them are old acquaintances, with others he will have to make friends.
When creating the main character in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, you can choose from a variety of settings, including race, class, characteristics, appearance and even voice. The choice of these parameters will depend on how other characters in the game will treat you in the future.
In the course of the game, you will be able to develop your skills, master the magical abilities.
Each of your companions will also have unique skills and in their own way respond to what is happening, express their opinions, argue or, on the contrary, praise you. In addition to randomly encountered allies, you can create new friends from scratch, forming a dream team.
Much of the gameplay in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire consists of dialogs. And every conversation is fraught with consequences. Thus, you form your character, influence the outcome of the game and build relationships with partners.
Another part of the gameplay is made in the form of an interactive book. Doing some actions, be it an attempt to climb a fortress wall or swim through a flooded tunnel, you see its text description with pretty illustrations. You can choose one of the suggested options and read about the consequences. In doing so, you can actively use special abilities and inventory. Such a mechanics was tested in the first part, but such scenes happen more frequently in the sequel.