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.


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...


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.


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...


"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...


"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...


"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


"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.


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

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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...


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

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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.


"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...


"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


"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...


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


"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...


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

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