Risen

PC, XB360 / Action RPG / Release: Oct 2, 2009 / ESRB: M

Humble Bundle bringing a bundle per day, starting with Deep Silver

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Humble Bundle is introducing a new bundle every day for the next two weeks, starting with Deep Silver.

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Humble Bundle adds Metro 2033, Risen, and Sacred Citadel

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 07, 2013 6:00am PDT

You'll never Adam and Eve it: the latest Humble Bundle has only gone and added extra games. The pay-what-you-want package now offers subterranean FPS Metro 2033, fantasy RPG Risen, and brawler Sacred Citadel, on top of Saints Row games and more Risen and Sacred and Dead Isla...

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Galaga Legions DX, Backbreaker, and more dated for Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Microsoft has detailed upcoming XBLM content, including Backbreaker Vengeance, Half-Minute Hero, Galaga Legions DX, and sales on games like Torchlight and Stacking.

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Risen 2: Dark Waters Unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2011 7:00am PST

The sequel to Risen will be a piratical affair named Risen 2: Dark Waters, Deep Silver has revealed. The publisher confirmed during Gamescom last...

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"Cant wait for this on PC, first is a terriffic first stab at a new franchise. Hopefully PB ..."

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Risen Rising to Xbox 360 in February

By Chris Faylor, Jan 18, 2010 1:30pm PST

The belated Xbox 360 edition of Piranha Bytes' action-RPG Risen will hit North America in February, publisher Deep Silver revealed today alongside...

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"I played the demo and it didn't seem to offer anything new or significant. Was very 'meh'."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 12 comments

Risen PC Demo Released

By Nick Breckon, Oct 01, 2009 3:00pm PDT

The demo for Piranha Bytes's action-RPG Risen is now available. This is the one by the guys that make Gothic. It's coming out tomorrow on PC, but...

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"I've downloaded the demo twice, and on both occasions, when installing it, I encounter an error. ..."

- basharhassan see all 52 comments

Risen Cinematic Showcase: Boats and Bad Guys

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 25, 2009 1:20pm PDT

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Risen developer diary, publisher Deep Silver has released a montage trailer filled with snippets from its various cinematic cutscenes. Gothic creator Piran

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"I think I've played through that opening sequence about 50 times in Age of Conan. "

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Risen Trailer Offers Developer Interview

By Chris Faylor, Sep 24, 2009 12:32pm PDT

With the the PC edition of Risen slated to arrive on October 2, publisher Deep Silver has released a rather video interview with key members of developer Piranha Bytes.

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"i've read a positive review in PCG Zine, they gave it 84% and said it's just short of a clasic, ..."

- omwibya see all 23 comments

Risen PC Goes Gold, Xbox 360 Version Delayed

By Chris Faylor, Sep 18, 2009 11:20am PDT

Months after dating Piranha Bytes' action-RPG Risen for October 2, publisher Deep Silver today revealed that the Xbox 360 edition has been pushed...

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"Never heard of this game. Any decent previews? Is this a witcher or sacred style game? How does ..."

- Sgt_Boomstick see all 40 comments

Risen Trailer: Pan Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start

By Nick Breckon, Jul 28, 2009 2:38pm PDT

The beginning of this new trailer for Risen--the upcoming RPG from Gothic developer Piranha Bytes--is a bit formulaic. But eventually the camera stops lackadaisically drifting from side to side long enough to focus in on some action, albeit briefly.

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"Right on, Nightwish! The game looks pretty good too, sort of like Oblivion with better combat."

- jeremy_mccurdy see all 33 comments

Risen Receives Release Date

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 02, 2009 11:38am PDT

Piranha Bytes, developer of the first three Gothic games, has announced that its RPG Risen will rise October 2 on PC and Xbox 360, with heavy...

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"Oh wow, a Deep Silver representative says it's being tested thoroughly..... This would be the ..."

- master_disaster_17 see all 11 comments

Guitar Hero DS Trailer Makes You Self Conscious

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2009 11:55am PDT

The launch trailer for Vicarious Visions' Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits--the studio's third Nintendo DS Guitar Hero entry in under a year--may not compare to the High School Musical-like and

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"I know the original DS had a huge install base but does it make sense that they keep coming out ..."

- Schnapple see all 12 comments

Guitar Hero DS 'Modern Hits' Coming June 9

By Chris Faylor, May 14, 2009 4:44pm PDT

Vicarious Visions' third Guitar Hero release for the Nintendo DS, Modern Hits, will arrive on June 9, publisher Activision confirmed today...

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Risen Trailer Sets the Mood, Demo Confirmed

By Chris Faylor, Apr 15, 2009 12:57pm PDT

Piranha Bytes, developer of the first three Gothic games, has released the first in-game footage from its next title, Risen. The trailer, viewable below, walks you through some of the gmae's environments and is apparently meant to set the mood for the act

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"Gothic 2 is one of my favourite RPGs so I am excited for this game. Shame about Gothic 3 though, ..."

- JohnnyDanger see all 11 comments

Guitar Hero DS 'Modern Hits' Officially Announced

By Nick Breckon, Mar 05, 2009 12:15pm PST

Activision today formally announced Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits (DS), set for release this June. The handheld game includes 28 master...

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"God damn it.... *edits wikipedia, because Activision is making this job of keeping up good GH ..."

- Masem see all 6 comments