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Piranha Bytes announce open world RPG ELEX, "post-apocalyptic science fantasy" to attend Gamescom

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Gothic series creator Piranha Bytes have teamed with Nordic Games as they work on a new open world RPG called ELEX. It's a post-apocalyptic universe with a science fantasy setting, and it will be in attendance at Gamescom.

The developer enjoys "ample creative freedom" with the new IP, which they describe as a "handcrafted" RPG with "deep moral choices and powerful action." It's in development for PC and consoles.

Deep Silver joins, first game available is RPG Risen

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Publisher/developer Deep Silver is the latest company to join up with DRM-free service GOG. Action RPG Risen is the first of their titles to be added to the GOG library, with others to follow.

Risen 3: Titan Lords out on PC and console this August

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Piranha Bytes has now revealed what's what with Risen 3: Titan Lords, and that it's coming to PC and consoles this August. In Risen 3 the Gods have abandoned the world which is plunged into Titan Wars.

We play a young warrior who's had his soul taken and so now we seek the help of the Mages, or do we? Piranha Bytes want us to decide who our friends are in Risen 3.

Risen 3: Titan Lords from Piranha Bytes in development

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The Risen RPG series continues as German studio Piranha Bytes is working on Risen 3: Titan Lords which carries on from 2012's Risen 2: Dark Waters. No platforms or release schedule has yet been released.

It was German magazine PC Games that made the reveal. Some images have been posted for the new Risen ahead of the announcement. We're in for a visual leap.

Piranha claims JoWood forced early release of Gothic 3

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Now that JoWood is effectively no more, Piranha Bytes is pulling no punches over the treatment of the Gothic series by the publisher. In particular, Piranha claims that Gothic 3 was forced out the door too early by JoWood.

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