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Furthering the gaming industry's fascination with the word "titan" comes Risen 3: Titan Lords, an epic roleplaying adventure slated for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC release on August 12. Less than a month ago we brought you a short teaser clip, depicting an armored warrior battling what appea...

May 8th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Risen 2: Dark Waters, the pirate RPG coming in April from Piranha Bytes and Deep Silver, is getting a collector's edition in the UK only. We find that part a little strange, considering pirates are supposed to be pretty good at traveling overseas. Sorry; we had to.The UK collector's edition will in...

February 7th 2012 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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It's awfully difficult to tell a pirate to be on time for anything, let alone the release of a video game in which they're the featured players. Case in point: When we heard the original 2012 launch window of Piranha Bytes' buccaneering RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters, we asked very politely that it sho...

December 15th 2011 at 7:15am 0 Comments
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Pirates, from what we understand, were a pretty uninviting crew. Can you imagine what might have transpired had these rotten swashbucklers also possessed the ability to be wizards? You don't have to imagine: This trailer for Risen 2: Dark Waters does all the imagining for you.

August 11th 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Ladies and gentlemen, we'd like to present to you the latest trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. What? Oh, sorry! In actuality, it's the teaser for Risen 2: Dark Waters -- a pirate-y action-RPG that looks to have a fair bit of flair, if this CG footage is anything to go by.

April 17th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Piranha Bytes is lifting its Risen series out of generic fantasy land, and dropping it into the high seas. Risen 2: Dark Waters, coming to "consoles and PC," is a seafaring RPG set in a destroyed world, years after the end of the first game. The hero sets out to discover what's causing monsters to r...

February 22nd 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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click to enlarge Piranha Bytes' RPG Risen is getting a second chance in America. Originally released in Europe on October 2009, reviewers slammed the game as "unfinished and unrefined" and "a technical mess" -- for good reason, too. The original retail release of Risen on Xbox 360 was largely a "be...

January 28th 2010 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Piranha Bytes' Risen will release this February on Xbox 360 in North America. Speaking of rising, that's likely something the review scores could use after the North American release. The PC version is currently scraping by with a 77 on Metacritic and the Xbox 360 version, which has raided Europe,...

January 18th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Piranha Bytes' Risen will make its scheduled PC release on October 2; however, the Xbox 360 version has been delayed until "early next year," a release window that's just begging for more. (Also, let's just ignore that our GameFly account deems the console version as "canceled.")Sporting a solid vo...

September 19th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Developer Piranha Bytes has announced that its RPG, Risen, will try to take a bite out of retail on October 2. Big Download took note of the press release's proud statement that the game is completely done and going through three separate quality assurance teams. That last bit likely has a little s...

July 3rd 2009 at 12:15am 0 Comments