Avowed: A First-Person Fantasy RPG Set in the Rich World of Eora
Obsidian Entertainment, the renowned RPG developer behind titles like Fallout: New Vegas and The Outer Worlds, is set to release their upcoming fantasy RPG, Avowed. The game director, Carrie Patel, recently discussed the highly anticipated project in the Xbox Extended Showcase 2023 with IGN.
Avowed is set in the fantasy world of Eora, the same universe as Obsidian's previous hit game, Pillars of Eternity. However, unlike its predecessor that focused on isometric gameplay, Avowed takes a first-person perspective, allowing for a more immersive experience.
The game's plot centers around a mystical force known as The Watcher, which awakens the protagonist's potential for magic. The Watcher is also the focal point of Eora's mythology, which adds to the game's overall immersive experience. The game's setting is the land of the Southern Reach, which is full of rich and diverse environments that range from sunny beaches to dark, ominous caves.
Carrie Patel spoke about the intense collaborative efforts that went into creating Avowed's massive game world. The developers have invested much time and importance into world-building to ensure that the game's lore and setting are richly detailed and intriguing. Patel talked about how the game explores the themes of