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Risen 2: Dark Waters – New Gameplay Trailer

Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming pirated-theme RPG, Risen 2: Dark Waters. Risen 2 is the sequel to one of the best RPGs of 2009 and although we have faith in Piranha Bytes, we can’t help but notice its dated game engine. Although the game has a unique style, its animation system is really old-gen and – generally speaking – the graphics seem rough around it edges. Here is hoping that the actual gameplay will be worth it. Risen 2 is currently planned for an April 27th release on the PC. Enjoy the trailer that is courtesy of Machinima! Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters – New Gameplay Trailer

Risen 2: Dark Waters – GDC2012 Screenshots

Deep Silver has released some new screenshots for their upcoming pirated RPG, Risen 2: Dark Waters. In Risen 2: Dark Waters, the Inquisition dispatches the hero to seek a remedy against the monstrous sea creatures that are interfering with the shipping lines, thus cutting off the islands’ supplies. The game is currently slated for an April 27th release on the PC. Enjoy! Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters – GDC2012 Screenshots

Risen 2: Dark Waters – The Making Of, Episode 4 – The Music

Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes today released the fourth episode of the six part making-of series that will become available over the course of the next months until the release. The developers from Piranha Bytes this time describe what kind of music works best for games and how a soundtrack for a game gets created even though the game itself is too early to be used as an inspiration, how the different music tracks get placed in the different areas of a game world and how music can convey different moods and emotions in a game. Risen 2 is slated for an April 27th release on the PC! Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters – The Making Of, Episode 4 – The Music

Risen 2: Dark Waters – Still planned for an April 27th release on the PC

These past few days, there were various reports about the release date of Risen 2. A lot of gaming sites were claiming that the game was delayed, however things are not as bad as you initially thought. Well, that is if you are a PC gamer, as Risen 2: Dark Waters is still planned for an April 27th release on our beloved platform. The versions that got delayed were the console versions, so keep reading. Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters – Still planned for an April 27th release on the PC

Risen 2: Dark Waters will support Nvidia’s 3D Vision

Deep Silver today announced that the PC version of the pirate RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters will fully support the 3D Vision technology from Nvidia. Never before has a world of pirates and monsters, of sailors and gnomes, of good and evil,  been experienced on a PC screen to this extent – bring the pirate world of Risen 2 to all new depths – with an effect so real you can almost taste the rum. Or so the company claims. Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters will support Nvidia’s 3D Vision

Risen 2: Dark Waters is available for pre-order; receives pre-order DLC

Deep Silver announced today that it has partnered with Square Enix on a distribution deal for the upcoming pirate-themed role-playing game, Risen 2: Dark Waters, and that the game is now available for pre-order at all major retailers and online. Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters is available for pre-order; receives pre-order DLC

New Risen 2: Dark Waters Screenshots

RPG fans, here are some new screenshots from Piranha Bytes’ upcoming game, Risen 2: Dark Waters. In Risen 2: Dark Waters, the Inquisition dispatches the hero to seek a remedy against the monstrous sea creatures that are interfering with the shipping lines, thus cutting off the islands’ supplies. Risen 2: Dark Waters is slated for an April 27th release in Europe. Enjoy! Continue reading New Risen 2: Dark Waters Screenshots

Risen 2: Dark Waters enters closed beta phase in February 20th

Great news for all Risen fans, as Risen 2: Dark Waters’ closed beta will go live on February 20th. Those who purchased the European Collector’s Edition of the first Risen will surely remember that an access code for a “beta test” for the next game by Piranha Bytes was part of that box. Good news for you then, as you can go ahead and register to Risen 2’s closed beta website and get your Steam code for it. Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters enters closed beta phase in February 20th

Risen 2: Dark Waters Collector’s Edition Revealed

Deep Silver today announced the limited Collector’s Edition of Risen 2: Dark Waters for consoles that will be released in the UK on April 27th 2012 alongside the standard edition. Risen 2 is being developed by Piranha Bytes and features new gameplay elements that add to the diversity of Risen 2; for example, players can also use firearms now. And, being pirates, adventurers can also employ special new skills called Dirty Tricks, allowing them to confuse or attack enemies in combat. Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters Collector’s Edition Revealed

Risen 2: Dark Waters – Third ‘Making of’ Video

Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes today released the third episode of the six part making-of series that will become available over the course of the next months until the release. In this installment the developers from Piranha Bytes speak about the new animation system that was created for Risen 2. Among other things, the developers reveal why the old animation system was completely replaced and what that meant for development, and how different combat animations are combined to create a combo attack. Risen 2 is slated for a 2012 release on current generation consoles and PC! Continue reading Risen 2: Dark Waters – Third ‘Making of’ Video