Risen 2: Dark Waters Features

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Interview: We talk to one of the leading men behind Risen 2...

The Risen franchise has survived it's turbulent first launch, and sailed it's way to a sequel, thanks to the support of the PC community and the fact that there is a good solid game here. New IP's are few and far between these days, so it's nice to see the folks at Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes still soldering on. We spoke to one of the game's leading figures to find out more...

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Preview: Rise and Rise again...

This phase of the ‘process’ is often a moment of truth. You’ve seen the (hands-off) demonstration, you’ve heard the talk… now it’s time to test and see for yourself. Risen 2 showed a lot of promise when we saw it last – a less complex (but just as deep) game world, improved mechanics, a setting that’s both familiar and unique, playing upon popular themes such as curses, pirates and just...

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Preview: It's time to rise(n) again...

I've said this before and I'll say it again - Bayonets make everything better. This was the main problem with the original Risen - not the lack-lustre console port, not the bugs, not the messy combat mechanics - it was the lack of a good bayonet. Now, our nameless hero returns for Risen 2: Dark Waters, sporting an alcohol problem, feeling jaded on an epic level, and...

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