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    10:00 PM on 07.23.2014

    Piranha wants to go back to its roots for Risen 3

    Piranha Bytes went off in a different direction with its pirate-centric Risen 2: Dark Waters and that didn't sit well with some series fans. For the next game, Risen 3: Titan Lords, the studio claims it has gone back to its ...

    Jordan Devore

    11:00 PM on 07.17.2014

    Risen 3's Demon Hunters faction sounds like the one to side with

    First came the CGI trailer for Risen 3: Titan Lords, and now, screenshots. The one above? My favorite of the pack by a wide margin. Some of the others are oddly blinding. The game features three factions and one of them is ca...

    Jordan Devore

    1:45 PM on 05.07.2014

    Yes, Risen 3: Titan Lords, I'll watch your CGI trailer

    Here's the extended CGI trailer for Risen 3: Titan Lords that was first teased last month. I still don't know how Brittany managed to write that many words covering it, but now I'm thinking about What Dreams May Come, again,...

    Jordan Devore

    12:45 PM on 04.18.2014

    Risen 3's teaser trailer looks vaguely like Dante's Inferno

    The official teaser trailer for Risen 3: Titan Lords is out now, and it involves a lot of pretty CG animation and generic combat. It's got all the hallmarks of a traditional Western RPG: darkness, big swords, and copiou...

    Brittany Vincent

    2:00 PM on 07.30.2013

    Humble Bundle: Saints Row, Dead Island, Risen 2

    Deep Silver is the latest publisher to get a Humble Bundle. For the next two weeks, you'll be able to save big on franchises like Dead Island and Saints Row. The pricing breakdown is slightly different this time, so here's wh...

    Jordan Devore

    5:30 PM on 05.03.2012

    Live show: Mash Tactics on the high seas of Risen 2

    Parley me Scurvy timbers ahoy, and other such clichés. Why all the nonsense? King Foom playing Risen 2: Dark Waters on Mash Tactics today is why! This action RPG has the player battling against all kinds of strange cre...

    Bill Zoeker

    7:00 PM on 04.23.2012

    The DTOID Show: Rayman Origins 2 & Arkham City GOTY

    Hey gang! It's us. Again. I'm sorry Tara's not here, but she's still at Coachella apparently. Dear lord today has been stressful and miserable. Anthony's nice enough to be a substitute guest host, but damn. Just not the same...

    Max Scoville

    2:00 AM on 04.23.2012

    Review: Risen 2: Dark Waters

    The original Risen was a curious little beast. In a genre so used to empowering the player, letting one live out heroic fantasies in a world full of treasure, choice, and magnificent deeds, Risen was quite prepared to strip y...

    Jim Sterling

    8:00 PM on 04.20.2012

    Console versions of Risen 2 hit with a delay

    The PC release of Risen 2: Dark Waters is nearly upon us and it's being followed, for once, by the console versions rather than the other way around. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions was originally slated for late May,...

    Jordan Devore

    10:00 AM on 04.03.2012

    Risen 2: Dark Waters is looking cheery in new screenshots

    I'll say one thing for the Risen series -- it's not afraid of a little color. The pirate-themed sequel might be violent and gritty, but at least its violent grittiness will get a tan, thanks to the bright sun and tropical col...

    Jim Sterling

    9:00 PM on 03.31.2012

    PAX: Square bringing Theatrhythm, Hitman, and more

    So far it looks like Square Enix is going to have the best lineup to show off at PAX East this coming week: Sleeping Dogs Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Quantum Conundrum Heroes of Ruin Wakfu Risen 2: Dark Waters All of these ga...

    Hamza CTZ Aziz

    7:30 PM on 03.28.2012

    The DTOID Show: Orbis, SimCity 5, and Max Payne 3!

    Evening, my lovelies. We've got a great show for you today - one full of flowers, pony rides, butterscotch candies, and all the video game news you could ever want!* On today's show, Max dove into some rumors about the next ...

    Tara Long

    9:00 AM on 03.28.2012

    ESRB censors the red on Risen 2 box art

    The ESRB has made Deep Silver remove a red stain from Risen 2: Dark Waters' box art. This stain will go from red to turquoise, owing to the North American rating board's stance on cover imagery that could represent blood.&nbs...

    Jim Sterling

    8:00 AM on 03.27.2012

    More piratey goodness in latest Risen 2: Dark Waters vid

    The gang at Deep Silver sure do have a flair for the dramatic when it comes to their trailers, as evidenced once again by the most recent promotional video for Risen 2: Dark Waters. There's so much intrigue and adventure sug...

    Conrad Zimmerman

    4:30 PM on 03.19.2012

    Preview: What to expect from Risen 2's Treasure Isle DLC

    "Aaaargh!" is an exclamation often associated with pre-order and "day one" bonus downloadable content. You end up with an extra character, skin, or a weapon or two, often followed by Internet outcry when some of that content ...

    Maurice Tan

    3:00 PM on 02.13.2012

    Preview: Swashbuckling and rum drinking in Risen 2

    Pirates -- the swashbuckling sort -- are pretty great. Videogames are pretty great too; the good ones, anyway. For some unfathomable reason, these two things don’t come together as frequently as I would like. Fortunatel...

    Steven Hansen