Risen 2: Dark Waters News

Risen 3 announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, due August

Risen 3 announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, due August

Near Dragon Age: Inquisition and The Witcher 3.

Not everyone's jumping on the next-gen bandwagon: just announced RPG threequel Risen 3, due August, will be a PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 game.

Developer Piranha Bytes is promising freedom in exploration and a hand-crafted world.

The game's full name is Risen 3: Titan Lords, and it spins the story of a world abandoned by the gods, where a young warrior is attacked from the shadows and loses his soul. His quest to retrieve it will also be yours.

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Deep Silver confirms Risen 2 console release delay

Deep Silver has confirmed the month-long delay of promising RPG Risen 2 on PS3 and Xbox 360.

But on PC, Risen 2 will still be released on 27th April. You'll be able to get the game digitally and, in some territories, in shops.

On PS3 and Xbox 360, Risen 2 will be released on 25th May. That's the European date. The US date is 22nd May.

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Risen 2 release date delayed - report

Risen 2, the promising pirate RPG by Gothic creator Piranha Bytes, has been delayed from April to May, according to a new report.

In Europe, the new date is 25th May. In the US, 22nd May - according to YouGamers.

The old date was 27th April.

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Risen 2: Dark Waters release date announced

Risen 2: Dark Waters release date announced

Pirate RPG out April 2012.

Risen 2: Dark Waters launches on 27th April 2012 in Europe and 24th April in the US, Deep Silver has announced.

In August Deep Silver revealed plans to ship one million units of Risen 2 around the world during the first half of 2012.

Risen 2 is set several years after the end of Risen. Titans have devastated the world and pushed humanity to the brink of existence. Creatures have emerged from the sea and stopped poor boats from doing their business.

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Why Gothic dev Piranha dumped JoWooD

And what happens next for the Gothic IP.

Gothic 3 scored only 8/10 because developer JoWooD "forced" the game's release when it was "not ready", developer Piranha Bytes has revealed to Eurogamer.

Risen 2 confirmed for PlayStation 3

Risen 2 confirmed for PlayStation 3

But when will it launch?

Fantasy role-playing game Risen 2 will launch for the PlayStation 3 as well as the PC and Xbox 360, Eurogamer can reveal.

The first game released for the PC and Xbox 360 only.

Unfortunately we still don't know whether the Piranha Bytes-developed game will launch this year or next. "We don't have a release window yet but I can confirm it's Xbox 360 and PS3," a spokesperson for publisher Deep Silver told Eurogamer.

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First Risen 2: Dark Waters details

First Risen 2: Dark Waters details

Pirate theme, 80 per cent done.

German developer Piranha Bytes has updated the Risen 2 website and revealed the game's subtitle: Dark Waters.

According to translation work by forum posters on NeoGAF, Risen 2 is the first Piranha Bytes game with guns. You play a nameless hero living in a small harbour village called Caldera. We're promised a more complex story with multiple consequences of your decisions. There's a pirate theme.

You're able to travel between islands on a boat, and the game world itself is bigger than that of the first game. Animation is said to be motion captured and faces more realistic. The game is 80 per cent complete.

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